Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Go Doug - Or Face Mayhem (VFC)

Go Doug - Or Face Mayhem (VFC)

Villa Fans Combined and Aston Villa Shareholders Association once again plead with Doug Ellis to leave Aston Villa.

The club has been brought to its knees and no matter how much he tries to deflect the blame onto the manager or players, the one common denominator in the years of mediocrity and failure is Mr Ellis himself.

'Doug, your time is up, the fans and shareholders have had enough and in order not to face mass protests and disruption next season, you must leave for the good of the club.'

'The board of Aston Villa have failed to control Mr Ellis and should hang their heads in shame, in any other business these people would have been sacked a long time ago, now we call on Mr Ellis and the board to take the correct actions or face the consequences.'

'The AGM is usually a lively affair and the last agm we were once again mislead, especially in regards to the finances for Bodymoor that they claimed had been 'ringfenced'. We will not put up with another season of failure and lies and will organise mass protests for the AGM if this current board remain to illustrate that fans and shareholders alike are not prepared to put up with the laughing stock they are turning our once mighty club into.'

'Mr Ellis, for the good of Aston Villa and for the good of his health, must go and he must go now, if not he will face the wrath of the fans for the entirety of next season and the splits within the club will continue to widen'.

'We salute the players who have stood up for the club and agree with every word of the statement they issued. We aren't interested whether the statement was from one player or all the players, their words echoed what the fans, former players and managers have said for years'

'Now Mr Ellis has to listen to reasonable offers and stop hiding behind an unrealistic valuation of Villa. Now is the time for a clean sweep, if not Villa face a long hard season and will once again fight relegation'.

'We call on Mr Ellis to show some dignity and step down as chairman with immediate effect'.

'There has never been a better time for the rumoured consortiums to come forward, the groundswell of good will a well thought out approach would bring shouldn't be underestimated, they'll certainly be guaranteed an unprecedented rush for season tickets and see Villa Park sold out throughout the season. The fans are waiting for someone to restore Aston Villa to it's rightful place amongst the elite of Europe.'

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Tuesday July 18 2006
Time: 3:02PM


ELLIS OUT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
18/07/2006 15:12:00
A fine statement. But will he listen? If not, are we going to put up with it?
Steve W
18/07/2006 15:12:00
Ellis has still got the Birmingham Mail in his pocket as anyone who's read Bill Howell's latest "article" can see. Howell didn't even mention that the players had asked to see Ellis. Let's get him out of Villa Park too.
Steve W
18/07/2006 15:16:00
this is starting to pick up quite a head of steam today isnt it guys!
18/07/2006 15:20:00
I will re iterate what i said some time back. If Doug is a true villa fan why is he looking to sell Villa and take money from the sale. A true Villa fan at his age and with his financial security would surely leave the money to the club to be invested in players etc..... as happened at Blackburn and Wolves. So all i say is come on Doug show us you're a true villa fan because there is no way YOU need the money!!
18/07/2006 15:24:00
I doubt Doug reads sites like this one so its up to us to make sure he knows how were feeling. We need a rally.
18/07/2006 15:44:00
Brilliant statement, however it will make no difference. When is the agm? and how can we organise the large protest you talk about? I feel so strong about "Ellis out" that I will travel from Dublin, if it helps.
irish villa
18/07/2006 15:50:00
He might be forced to listen if the shareholders, players, fans and manager all make enough noise, lets hope the mayhem at present leads to his exit, if not Villa will be playing in the Championship next season.
The Fear
18/07/2006 15:50:00
It will make a difference, you have to keep the pressure up, or do we all just sit down and meekly watch what is going on happen? We should all be shouting as loud as we can that we will no longer put up with it?
The Fear
18/07/2006 15:51:00
Yes, i'm with irish villa, when is the next AGM?
18/07/2006 16:04:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment


Recent Aston Villa Articles

Garde On Sanchez - Sanchez On The Fans

Manager Remi Garde has been speaking of the importance of Carlos Sanchez to our lightweight midfield, and Sanchez has been praising the fans and promising them...

Steer Returns To Huddersfield

Young goalkeeper Jed Steer has now returned to the John Smith's Stadium and Huddersfield Town on a one month loan spell that will expire on Boxing Day.

Garde On Grealish, No Panic & Watford

Manager Remi Garde's pre Watford press conference has now taken place and as you'd expect there were a number of topics covering given our perilous position in the Premier League.

Audio - Garde On Grealish & Other Bits

Manager Remi Garde has spoken about Jack Grealish and the latest storm, as well as other bits today from the world of audio clips.

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Mike Field
Steve Wade
Turkish Penguin
Chris Heath
M Calucar
JuanPablo Angel

Current Poll (see more polls)

Everton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Sub - Sanchez70%
Sub - Gestede0%
Sub - N'Zogbia1%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 13 8 4 1 28 8
2 Man Utd 13 8 3 2 27 10
3 Man City 13 8 2 3 26 14
4 Arsenal 13 8 2 3 26 12
5 Spurs 13 6 6 1 24 13
6 West Ham 13 6 3 4 21 4
7 Everton 13 5 5 3 20 8
8 Southampton 13 5 5 3 20 5
9 Liverpool 13 5 5 3 20 2
10 Crystal Palace 13 6 1 6 19 1
11 Stoke 13 5 4 4 19 -1
12 WBA 13 5 2 6 17 -5
13 Watford 13 4 4 5 16 -2
14 Swansea 13 3 5 5 14 -4
15 Chelsea 13 4 2 7 14 -6
16 Norwich 13 3 3 7 12 -8
17 Newcastle 13 2 4 7 10 -12
18 Sunderland 13 2 3 8 9 -12
19 AFC Bournemouth 13 2 3 8 9 -13
20 Aston Villa 13 1 2 10 5 -14
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
One final duel for 2015
Latest Vital Boxing News
DeGale Warned to Keep It Clean!
The Vital Football Members League

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Nov 28 2015 3:00PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 5 2015 3:00PM : Southampton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 13 2015 1:30PM : Arsenal (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 19 2015 5:30PM : Newcastle United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 26 2015 3:00PM : West Ham United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 28 2015 3:00PM : Norwich City (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

1.Pride of Lions1000
2.The Fear592
Vital Football Comment