Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Lessons Learnt This Season

Lessons Learnt This Season

Article submitted by DeanoVilla. (To submit articles, use the drop down Vital Membership menu)

1. We can't defend set pieces, despite our manager being a great centre back in his day.

2. We can't take set pieces. Always hit the first man, or loop it straight over the top of everyone.

3. You can't build a team around Gavin McCann.

4. Gavin Mccann suffers from short term memory loss and forgets which team he is playing for during games. Surely the only way to explain his wayward passing?

5. Liam Ridgewell should have been a kickboxer, not a footballer.

6. Thomas Sorensen is an average keeper, afraid of hurting his hands.

7. Steven Davis is not ready to play every single game.

8. If you get on the wrong side of O'Leary you will be ignored for selection despite the small squad.

9. David O'Leary does not like Aston Villa. He is the equivalent of a Bank Manager working in McDonalds (or at least he thinks he is).

10. Doug Ellis will NEVER leave.

11. Ian Broomfield gets paid a packet for doing nothing.

12. Juan Pablo Angel gets paid a packet for doing nothing.

13. TV Pundits hate us.

14. But not as much as David O'Leary hates us.

15. Fans are turning their backs and attendances will be down next year.

16. Doug Ellis does NOT run a tight ship.

17. It's always someone else's fault hey David?

18. You can't play the long ball game with Kevin Phillips and Luke Moore upfront.

19. Gareth Barry should be in the England squad.

20. We need a new manager and board before we can even think about progressing.

By an unhappy DeanoVilla


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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Wednesday March 15 2006
Time: 1:20PM

Comments

0
Interesting summary... it's been a good season then? :) Oh well, maybe things will look up if you get some investment and get rid of O'Leary.
pitythefool
15/03/2006 13:47:00
0
Interesting summary... it's been a good season then? :) Oh well, maybe things will look up if you get some investment and get rid of O'Leary.
pitythefool
15/03/2006 13:47:00
0
Allowing management issues within the club a crucial question has to be if the manager wants 3 players and milner this summer, which positions on the field does he feel need improvement. As far as i can see there seems to be a lot of mediocrity within the squad as the moment
andrew144
15/03/2006 13:54:00
0
Allowing management issues within the club a crucial question has to be if the manager wants 3 players and milner this summer, which positions on the field does he feel need improvement. As far as i can see there seems to be a lot of mediocrity within the squad as the moment
andrew144
15/03/2006 13:54:00
0
He wants a new Midfielder, a back-up for a midfielder and a back-up for the back-up! Don't need centrebacks or he would've bought one in the summer.......Right?!
mtones
15/03/2006 14:05:00
0
He wants a new Midfielder, a back-up for a midfielder and a back-up for the back-up! Don't need centrebacks or he would've bought one in the summer.......Right?!
mtones
15/03/2006 14:05:00
0
21. An honest bunch of lads will never win the league
Bobbymsb
15/03/2006 16:54:00
0
21. An honest bunch of lads will never win the league
Bobbymsb
15/03/2006 16:54:00
0
cant agree more about the long ball tactic with 2 of the smallest strikers in the premier league, i dont see how DOL doesnt see its not working, sorenson too needs to learn how to kick
son_of_cher
16/03/2006 12:20:00
0
cant agree more about the long ball tactic with 2 of the smallest strikers in the premier league, i dont see how DOL doesnt see its not working, sorenson too needs to learn how to kick
son_of_cher
16/03/2006 12:20:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Post Norwich Injury Update

Manager Steve Bruce has given an injury update following the game against Norwich City earlier today.

Bruce - Norwich, What Crisis?

A much relieved Steve Bruce has now held his full post game interviews following victory over Norwich City today and he feels somewhat vindicated.

Davis Take A Bow Young Man

Steve Bruce has rightly picked out youngster Keinan Davis for praise following his full debut against Norwich City earlier today.

Stats: Aston Villa v Norwich

All the stats from Aston Villa (4) vs (2) Norwich, Villa Park, 19/8/17 Att: 29,157

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
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Norwich MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Johnstone2%
Hutton0%
Chester0%
Terry0%
Taylor0%
Elmohamady0%
Whelan0%
Hourihane46%
Green6%
Onomah3%
Davis43%
Sub - Lansbury0%
Sub - Bree0%
Sub - Samba0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Mid season report from Ferrari, Merc & Red Bul
Latest Vital Boxing News
Pacquiao v Horn Re-Match Almost Agreed
Write for Vital Football

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear275
2.Pride of Lions245
3.Fulford241
4.sirdennis202
5.Silhillvilla192
6.JuanPabloAngel179
7.Melon Donkey179
8.villasince67165
9.McParlandTheGreat161
10.DeanoVilla147
The Vital Football Members League