Villa Times - 26/05/2006
IcBrum has a picture of Villa Park's playing surface as it undergoes a new £700 000 'state of the art' pitch replacement. According to the report, the new pitch will be completed by June 17th in order to give the grass time to grow. Click Here To See The Current State Of Play!
Luke Moore is looking to add a bit of muscle to help him build on last seasons eight goal (in 16 games) tally. He probably needs some Spinach, never did Popeye any harm! Full article: Click Here
The Villa site has a competition where you can win a signed Villa shirt and ball. Look at the question below and text either VILLA A, VILLA B or VILLA C to 88442 - Texts cost £1.50 plus standard network rate. Villa signed last season's top scorer Milan Baros from: A Spurs B Liverpool C Everton The competition closes at midnight on 9th June 2006. Correct entries will go into a prize draw and winners will be chosen at random and contacted directly. £1.50? FFS, I'll give that a miss, I'm a tight wad!
What do you get if you procrastinate too long? Nothing. Villa now face competition from fellow Premiership teams Bolton and Wigan in the chase for James Milner's signature. Full article: http://www.astonvilla.vitalfootball.co.uk/article.asp?a=19803
Reports earlier in the week said that Villa had bid £3million for Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Joleon Lescott. Wolves chief executive Jez Moxey told their official site: 'I can confirm that we received a bid for Joleon earlier this week and it has been rejected. Due to the nature of any transfer discussions, I am unable to discuss the size of the bid and the club involved.'
Gary Cahill is set to sign a new three year contract to joining fellow youth defender Liam Ridgwell in securing their long term futures to Aston Villa. Liam Ridgewell and Gary Cahill
Gabriel Agbonlahor has agreed a new improved contract after breaking into the main team at the end of last season. The 19-year-old scored on his debut v Everton at Goodison Park and has been deployed as a winger at times jumping ahead of Luke Moore in the pecking order late last season. Full article: Click Here
New unofficial World Cup song by Tim Booth (James) to the tune of Sit Down. As Rob Brydon would say it's a bit of fun Link: Click Here
Reports just in are suggesting that Aston Villa's top scorer Milan Baros is a target for Monaco. Reports in France suggest they will put a bid of around £8million in for the former Liverpool striker who cost Villa £6.5million last season. Click Here
Thought for the day: I'd kill for a Nobel Peace Prize.