Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

O'Leary Lays The Boot In!

O'Leary Lays The Boot In!

Great, Public Row Number 200897

What is it with these people? Mark Delaney issued a clarification last week following his remarks to the press. O'Leary answered the players comments and slated him for going to the press. Who did O'Leary talk to about it? Yup, the press.

Now O'Leary has gone for the jugular again. Is he not in danger of losing the dressing room like he did - or alledgedly did - at Leeds?

I wish they would all just shut up and get on with their jobs, this is ASTON VILLA, a proud and historic football club, not a soap opera.

O'Leary said: 'Mark Delaney is going to be here for the next year with me. End of story. But like anything, I can't help if teams come in for him. Look at Nobby Solano - we were the last to know. We'll never be able to hold somebody who wants to leave. Everybody has a price. We don't want to sell him and if he does well over the year, I'm sure the club will provide for him again.'

I'm sorry. He is going to be at Villa 'end of story' then 'we'll never be able to hold somebody who wants to leave?

He has also refuted that a price has been put on the Wales international defender's head. 'To say I've put a £750,000 price-tag on him is nonsense. Nobody does that' and that he hopes no one bids for him.

Now all that would have been ok, but he had to continue and lay the boot in. Surely this should be done behind closed doors?

He said: 'I think his statements are a joke and he's been told that. I like people who tell me eye to eye. I don't like getting information from papers. I like being told and if someone wants an argument there and then I like getting it out in the air. I don't like reading about it in a statement. To me, that is totally wrong.'

Adding 'If Mark plays, I expect him to do a professional job for Aston Villa - without a doubt. He's getting well paid to do that.'

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Friday March 3 2006
Time: 7:14PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
what a two faced ignorant t*** our manager is.
danvilla2
03/03/2006 20:34:00
0
what a two faced ignorant t*** our manager is.
danvilla2
03/03/2006 20:34:00
0
Best foriegn signing was Peter the great.
IanBoydon
03/03/2006 23:02:00
0
Best foriegn signing was Peter the great.
IanBoydon
03/03/2006 23:02:00
0
I dont even think DOL knows what he is saying from one day to the next anymore
deanovilla
03/03/2006 23:05:00
0
I dont even think DOL knows what he is saying from one day to the next anymore
deanovilla
03/03/2006 23:05:00
0
This is the sort of he said/well he said talk that should be kept within the confines of the dressing room. It's petty, unnecessary, and uncalled for. Both sides must share blame over the whole Delaney contract affair, it's been handled appallingly.
glensider
04/03/2006 04:57:00
0
This is the sort of he said/well he said talk that should be kept within the confines of the dressing room. It's petty, unnecessary, and uncalled for. Both sides must share blame over the whole Delaney contract affair, it's been handled appallingly.
glensider
04/03/2006 04:57:00
0
He's even told the fans to get real and stop living in the past, what a complete and utter t***
Vince_AstonVilla
04/03/2006 11:01:00
0
He's even told the fans to get real and stop living in the past, what a complete and utter t***
Vince_AstonVilla
04/03/2006 11:01:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

U21s - Provisional Play Off Final Details

Aston Villa's Under 21 side have already booked their place in the Premier League Division Two Play Off final this season, and we know we await the Arsenal v Blackburn...

N'Zogbia Writes Villa Obituary

The man in the flowery curtain and Darth Zoggy wannabee has today closed the chapter on his Aston Villa career and provided fans with the moment they will remember...

Something For The Weekend (533)

Feeling emotionally undernourished...

Villa - Premier League Free Transfers 2015/16

As the summer nears and contracts come to an end, should Aston Villa be interested in any of the following free transfers?

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Editor email
Profile
Mike Field
Editor email
Profile
Steve Wade
no email
Profile
Villa_Grizzly
no email
Profile
Turkish Penguin
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile
Chris Heath
no email
Profile
M Calucar
no email
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Southampton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Guzan9%
Hutton4%
Richards0%
Lescott1%
Cissokho1%
Westwood62%
Gana1%
Sanchez0%
Bacuna1%
Ayew3%
Sinclair1%
Sub - Toner10%
Sub - Gestede1%
Sub - Grealish6%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 35 22 10 3 76 30
2 Spurs 35 19 12 4 69 39
3 Man City 35 19 7 9 64 32
4 Arsenal 35 18 10 7 64 24
5 Man Utd 34 17 8 9 59 12
6 West Ham 34 14 14 6 56 14
7 Liverpool 34 15 10 9 55 13
8 Southampton 35 15 9 11 54 12
9 Chelsea 34 12 11 11 47 7
10 Stoke 35 13 8 14 47 -14
11 Everton 34 9 14 11 41 5
12 Watford 34 11 8 15 41 -7
13 WBA 35 10 11 14 41 -11
14 AFC Bournemouth 35 11 8 16 41 -19
15 Swansea 35 10 10 15 40 -15
16 Crystal Palace 35 10 9 16 39 -9
17 Sunderland 34 7 10 17 31 -18
18 Norwich 34 8 7 19 31 -25
19 Newcastle 35 7 9 19 30 -26
R Aston Villa 35 3 7 25 16 -44
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
2016 Russia GP - FP1
Latest Vital Boxing News
DeGale Targeting Callum Smith
Vital Football Comment

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Apr 30 2016 3:00PM : Watford (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 7 2016 3:00PM : Newcastle United (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 15 2016 3:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pride of Lions1237
2.The Fear632
3.glensider481
4.sirdennis384
5.kefkat316
6.Fulford299
7.JuanPabloAngel253
8.Silhillvilla238
9.Bonker232
10.gator195
Write for Vital Football