UK time is: 20:12:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Villa - Cahill Wait Goes On

Aston Villa's rookie defender Gary Cahill has told Sky Sports that he is happy to leave any talk about a new contract until the end of the season. In fairness, it isn't exactly a long wait but after a couple of impressive performances, especially scoring the goal of the season against Birmingham City, the quicker the situation is sorted the better.

There have been suggestions that Villa won't budge on the offer they have put to him and that the defender will not accept those terms. It would be a massive loss to lose a home grown talent like Cahill who for many years has been tipped as the cream of the crop amongst the youth academy.

He told Sky Sports News: 'We have both agreed we will leave it until the end of the season. It is fine as I want to push on and concentrate on my football. The most important thing for me is to play week in, week out in The Premiership and I am more than happy at this club.'

He also says the future at Villa is bright.

'There has been a bit of doom and gloom, but hopefully we can pick it up next season and the future does look better when we have youngsters coming through the system. There is obviously something going right at Villa if youngsters are coming through the system.'

A different angle on that point of view is the youth have had to be used because not enough money is given to managers to build a squad via the transfer market!




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 April 24 2006

Time: 2:27PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Just give him a contract, please! The lad is class!
Tierney
Report Abuse
24/04/2006 18:07:00

Just give him a contract, please! The lad is class!
Tierney
Report Abuse
24/04/2006 18:07:00

Give him a better contract he is a very good prospect. The youth have been used because our current management team have wasted cash on transfers !
Fletch
Report Abuse
24/04/2006 20:37:00

Give him a better contract he is a very good prospect. The youth have been used because our current management team have wasted cash on transfers !
Fletch
Report Abuse
24/04/2006 20:37:00

He'll sign, it's being put off to look like we've "signed a new player" in the closed season. I expect Mellberg, Milner, DJ twins, Hendrie and DLC to depart.
tarzan
Report Abuse
24/04/2006 22:07:00

He'll sign, it's being put off to look like we've "signed a new player" in the closed season. I expect Mellberg, Milner, DJ twins, Hendrie and DLC to depart.
tarzan
Report Abuse
24/04/2006 22:07:00

I think Tarzan has it. Mellberg is sold for 6m and his replacement is Cahill (free). Nice bit of business that. Should make up for the loss on Crouch. All we lose is our best centre back, oh!
ooahPaulMcGrath
Report Abuse
25/04/2006 07:18:00

I think Tarzan has it. Mellberg is sold for 6m and his replacement is Cahill (free). Nice bit of business that. Should make up for the loss on Crouch. All we lose is our best centre back, oh!
ooahPaulMcGrath
Report Abuse
25/04/2006 07:18:00

The board have certainly made cynics of us all. Can't see us even attempting a 'big' signing this summer.
The Fear
Report Abuse
25/04/2006 11:15:00

The board have certainly made cynics of us all. Can't see us even attempting a 'big' signing this summer.
The Fear
Report Abuse
25/04/2006 11:15:00

Surely what he is asking for will be less than what you'd have to pay for a replacement.
FEn_100
Report Abuse
25/04/2006 13:14:00

Surely what he is asking for will be less than what you'd have to pay for a replacement.
FEn_100
Report Abuse
25/04/2006 13:14:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

The Statistical Force Is With Us ! (Thursday March 5 2015)

Vlaar On Stoke Sending Off (Thursday March 5 2015)

Benteke Talks West Brom & FA Cup (Thursday March 5 2015)

Gabby Delighted With Albion Strike (Thursday March 5 2015)

Bradley DoF Link Denied (Wednesday March 4 2015)

Petrov On Sherwood & VP Return? (Wednesday March 4 2015)

Benteke Buzzing With Albion Victory (Wednesday March 4 2015)

Sherwood Defends Hutton's Groin Shot (Wednesday March 4 2015)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 201
2. ClivetheVillan 193
3. The Fear 112
4. kefkat 110
5. sirdennis 86
6. thefacehead 84
7. HeathfieldRoad1874 71
8. Bonker 67
9. Freeman14 66
10. DeanoVilla 61

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Everton 28 6 10 12 -8 28
15. Hull City 28 6 9 13 -11 27
16. Sunderland 28 4 14 10 -16 26
17. Aston Villa 28 6 7 15 -23 25
18. Q.P.R. 27 6 4 17 -19 22
19. Burnley 28 4 10 14 -22 22
20. Leicester City 27 4 6 17 -20 18

Breaking League News

Danilo Only Has Eyes for Real Madrid!
Man Utd : 05/03/2015 18:45:00
Trio Selected for Brazilian Internationals
Chelsea : 05/03/2015 17:55:01
Evans and Cisse Charged by the FA
Man Utd : 05/03/2015 17:41:01
Young on his Late Winner
Man Utd : 05/03/2015 17:33:01
Van Gaal - Best Performance of the Season!
Man Utd : 05/03/2015 17:28:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

WBA MotM
Suggested By:  MF
Guzan 5%
Hutton 3%
Okore 1%
Clark 19%
Lowton 9%
Westwood 0%
Cleverley 1%
Delph 4%
N'Zogbia 2%
Benteke 3%
Agbonlahor 50%
Sub - Grealish 3%
Sub - Bacuna 0%
Sub - Weimann 0%