UK time is: 03:56:06
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

The Villa Dirty Dozen?

Aston Villa chairman (for now?) Doug Ellis has told the Daily Express that there are twelve managers attempting to take the vacant Villa hot seat.

He said:

'There are about 12 candidates to be our manager at the moment and they are very good ones. I am supposed to be on holiday, but I have been living on the phone for the past week. I have been working my guts out. On Sunday night I was working until well after midnight. I want to sort everything out as soon as possible.'

Well boo bloody hoo! I'm sure most Villa fans want him to sort things out as quickly as possible as well, but not the managers post, just his post!

Be lovely to know the list, is it the same list he released a few years ago about the sort of players Villa 'should' buy?!??!

No sensible top manager, especially one in a job already, will come to Villa whilst it is under so much takeover uncertainty and whilst Ellis remains surely?

Obviously former manager Brian Little and caretaker boss Roy Aitken have both thrown their hat into the ring, as have I !!!!!!!




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:Tuesday July 25 2006

Time: 12:14PM

Your Comments

Aitken, cowans, little, o'neill, ericsson, hoddle, ranieri, paul jewell, graeme souness, curbishly, allardyce, warnock
groseyboy
Billy McNeill, Jozef Venglos, Glenn Hoddle, Greame Souness, Trevor Francis !!!!! Happy if you got any of them !!!!! :-)
lil_blues_fan
working his guts out..... has he really ! Well you get a salary earn it old man
fatloser
There might be twelve names on Ellis' managerial hot list, but realistically you get the feeling that any appointment other than a certain Martin O'Neill will not go down too well with the masses.
glensider
Did anyone see him on Sky Sports News when they were trying to get an interview off him? what an embarrassment. He is really showing his age, and was having trouble getting into the car. A bloke that age, with his trousers up to his chin, should never be running a football club
DougInABox
I have to say that between the tears of laughter rolling down my face during the attempted interview at Birmingham Airport, I did have to cringe at just what a dick that bloke really is !!!!
lil_blues_fan
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Villa In The NON Rip Off List For Mascots (Thursday December 18 2014)

The Villa Times - 17/12/2014 (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Aston Villa / Tottenham Hotspurs Swap Shop? (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Vital Villa MotM v WBA + A Chuckle (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Comeback Ends U18 FA Youth Cup Run (Tuesday December 16 2014)

U21s Bring Losing Streak To An End (Tuesday December 16 2014)

U21s - Aston Villa Host Middlesbrough (Monday December 15 2014)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 644
2. The Fear 585
3. ClivetheVillan 526
4. kefkat 228
5. Freeman14 173
6. sirdennis 168
7. Villan57 137
8. DeanoVilla 122
9. Sussex Villan 120
10. mike_field 97

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Everton 16 5 6 5 3 21
11. Liverpool 16 6 3 7 -3 21
12. Stoke 16 5 4 7 -3 19
13. Aston Villa 16 5 4 7 -10 19
14. WBA 16 4 5 7 -5 17
15. Sunderland 16 2 10 4 -10 16
16. Crystal Palace 16 3 6 7 -5 15

Breaking League News

Bruce: Swansea City At Home Is a 'Cup Final'
Swansea : 18/12/2014 21:57:00
Chelsea`s Zouma Joining Besiktas on Loan?
Chelsea : 18/12/2014 19:02:00
Liverpool: Balotelli Banned And Fined
Liverpool : 18/12/2014 18:46:00
John Alder's NUFC Collection To Be Auctioned
Newcastle : 18/12/2014 18:10:00
Villa In The NON Rip Off List For Mascots
Aston Villa : 18/12/2014 17:09:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Delph? If he's going...
Suggested By:  JP Fear
Keep him until the summer 9%
Sell/swap in January to get something 89%