Trinityroj asked in last weeks poll 'if our squad is good enough, why did last season happen?'
65% came up with the right answer!!!!! The blame was directed jointly to Ellis and David O'Leary.
21% believe the players aren't good enough. I find that hard to believe with so many international and U21 internationals in the team. We are blooding in the kids (too many at one time without enough experience in my very humble opinion) and so will have to be patient with them, that isn't to say they aren't good enough, just that they aren't experienced enough yet.
Only 8% blamed injuries, although to be fair, they did play a massive part in the seasons failures, with Laursen and Bouma out for a good part of the season, the defence was stretched to breaking point. We also lost Kevin Phillips and Milan Baros several times to injury and illness.
4% said the players don't care enough, something that I can't agree with at all.
Only 1% said the squad wasn't big enough or that the home crowd were getting on the players backs.
Manager Tim Sherwood has spoken of his disappointment - and shouldered the blame - for today's one nil loss to Stoke City.
All the stats from Aston Villa (0) vs (1) Stoke, Villa Park, 3/10/15 Att: 33,189
Statistics, damn lies and Aston Villa..
Bit of a mix and match today from manager Tim Sherwood's pre Stoke press conference.
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