UK time is: 17:26:43
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Leadbitter's Not Bitter - But I Am

Exciting link time for Aston Villa. Now before I go off on my usual rant, I know that a) Villa aren't responsible for links b) the links are never true c) if they were true we don't have any money so why link us anyway? d) there is no d but stopping at c seemed a bit short!

Anyway, brace yourselves. In fact, sit down, I don't want you falling over. If you are eating or drinking then clear the mouth before reading the link so you don't spit it out all over the screen - right:

Villa are apparently set to raid Sunderland at the end of the season. Vital Villa mentioned the link with Julio Arca, who has also been linked with Manchester City, but now we are also being linked with Grant Leadbitter. Apparently he is a midfielder! The 20-year-old broke into the first team recently and - oh hang on, all is becoming clear - his contract runs out at the end of the season. With David O'Leary no doubt being left by Ellis to feed on sc**ps (unless a takeover ever does happen) he will have to be going for bargain basement players and free signings. Still, looking on the bright side, we'll have a team ready prepared for the Championship the following season.

Bitter? Who sir? Me Sir? No sir. How very dare you.

Sunderland are still keen to keep the player and his agent told skysports.com: 'All we can say at this moment is that talks are ongoing.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


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

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday March 13 2006

Time: 5:02PM

Your Comments

The financial state of the club I suppose dictates the transfer policy, but we are very quickly becoming a Premiership saety net for relegated players.
fatloser
The financial state of the club I suppose dictates the transfer policy, but we are very quickly becoming a Premiership saety net for relegated players.
fatloser
Yup, and yet the one we should have got (Kevin Phillips) Ellis wouldn't provide the funds, so he went to Southampton.
The Fear
Yup, and yet the one we should have got (Kevin Phillips) Ellis wouldn't provide the funds, so he went to Southampton.
The Fear
One word sums it up. Pathetic.
glensider
One word sums it up. Pathetic.
glensider
Anyone know if he's actually any good?
DeanoVilla
Anyone know if he's actually any good?
DeanoVilla
If a player is good then i dont care what he costs to be honest. Historically many of our previous best players hardly grabbed the transfer headlines when we bought them, but did a very good job for the club. And lets be honest we've wasted a hell of a lot of money on 'sexy' signings over the last few years.
andrew144
If a player is good then i dont care what he costs to be honest. Historically many of our previous best players hardly grabbed the transfer headlines when we bought them, but did a very good job for the club. And lets be honest we've wasted a hell of a lot of money on 'sexy' signings over the last few years.
andrew144
Word on the street in Mackemland is SIGN HIM UP. He's apparently going to be a star...
GaztonVilla
Word on the street in Mackemland is SIGN HIM UP. He's apparently going to be a star...
GaztonVilla
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

Club Statement From Randy Lerner (Sunday April 20 2014)

Vlaar - We Still Need A Win (Saturday April 19 2014)

Lambert Hails Huge Southampton Point (Saturday April 19 2014)

U21 Manchester City Clash Set (Saturday April 19 2014)

Stats: Aston Villa v Southampton (Saturday April 19 2014)

Something For The Weekend (459) (Friday April 18 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 943
2. The Fear 813
3. ClivetheVillan 350
4. Barney2004 253
5. Villan57 239
6. Villan Of The North 211
7. BlackCountry Villa 199
8. sirdennis 195
9. tarzan 194
10. Sussex Villan 189

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. West Ham 35 10 7 18 -10 37
13. Swansea 35 9 9 17 -4 36
14. Hull City 33 10 6 17 -6 36
15. Aston Villa 34 9 8 17 -14 35
16. WBA 33 6 15 12 -11 33
17. Norwich 34 8 8 18 -27 32
18. Cardiff 35 7 9 19 -34 30

Breaking League News

City Defeated In Five Goal Thriller
Norwich : 20/04/2014 17:04:00
Liverpool : 20/04/2014 17:00:00
Club Statement From Randy Lerner
Aston Villa : 20/04/2014 16:42:00
Arsenal : 20/04/2014 16:08:00
Everton v United - Line-Ups
Man Utd : 20/04/2014 15:24:00
Destined to win the title?
Chelsea : 20/04/2014 15:00:00
One Wild Smalling Rumour
Man Utd : 20/04/2014 13:28:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Southampton MotM
Suggested By:  MF
Guzan 14%
Bacuna 1%
Bertrand 3%
Westwood 3%
Vlaar 8%
Baker 0%
El Ahmadi 1%
Delph 1%
Agbonlahor 1%
Albrighton 63%
Weimann 0%
Sub - Holt 2%
Sub - Robinson 3%