Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

A Call To Villa Fans

A Call To Villa Fans

I feel I must make a call for all Villa fans to boycott all the home games until Doug Ellis removes himself from Aston Villa altogether.

By all means turn up to the matches, but gather outside the ground calling for his departure instead.

The shear embarrassment of this action on a repeated basis - seeing an empty ground save for the away fans - should do the trick.


There would be more financial implications for the club because of this, but it's the only way I can think of to remove the wart quickly and cleanly before the healing can begin.


I can't be the only one who has thought of this and it just needs us all to unite in a peaceful manner and make this simple sacrifice in order to gain a better future for our club.

By Chris W

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Thursday July 27 2006
Time: 5:15PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Dan Blackwell Retires

Comments

0
I do agree, ut we need to get a good share of people for anyone to notice. Crowds of 33,000 wont bother Ellis, but we need regular crowds of 26,000 odd. Like the interview on SS News John!
micsymmonds
27/07/2006 17:40:00
0
I will do, you must keep your promise tho
trotski74
27/07/2006 18:16:00
0
mesage needs to go out to fans on all mesageboards, not just this one
danvilla2
27/07/2006 18:16:00
0
Rest assured if this takeover lark goes tits up Doug will be very lonely at Villa Park next season
Denis_B
27/07/2006 18:22:00
0
Have faith the ellis era will be over in a few days neville will bring back the glory ,if not like denis says, villa might as well play behind closed doors!!
samtozer
27/07/2006 18:28:00
0
Agree with Denis_B in that if these projected takeover bids fail to see the light of day, then attendances will almost certainly hit rock bottom next season. Boycotting games is the ultimate anti-Ellis stance, but realistically it aint gonna happen. Not in sufficient numbers that is to really make a difference. I've not renewed my season tickets, and unless the old boy goes I'll just pick and choose the home games that I attend. I daresay once I start staying away, then it will become easier to miss this game, that game, and the next game. I'll no doubt find new interests, new ways to spend my cash, and who knows, maybe once the habit is broken, maybe I'll never return.
glensider
27/07/2006 19:24:00
0
Chris W I agree that there must be a boycott of the opening home match if Doug Ellis has not moved this take over process forward conclusively. A year ago there was not much support for a boycott of Villa Park (it was unfair to the players) but now desparate times call for desparate measures. Again, I support boycotting Villa Park until Doug Ellis is gone from his 'leadership' role. Thank you.. David Y.
aston48009
28/07/2006 02:40:00
0
I honestly don't think Doug will still be here by the time we kick off against Arsenal. That said if he is still here then I'd fully support a boycott.
ooahPaulMcGrath
28/07/2006 08:00:00
0
Agree with Denis_B too. He's surely got to realise that he can't hang on to power for much longer. And with all this interest, if he does, he will have some serious questions to answer and will face a real backlash from the supporters IMO
DougInABox
28/07/2006 08:22:00
0
We are talking about Ellis here, We all know that he doesn't give a sh*t about the fans he only thinks of himself..! The only way to remove him is to boycott.
deemz
28/07/2006 09:36:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Colin Davies - Holteender In The Sky

Colin Davies... yet another Holteender In The Sky...

Stan Has Black Backing

With Stiliyan Petrov announcing that he'd love to return to professional football next season with Aston Villa, caretaker gaffer Eric Black would love...

Gabby Sacked As Skipper?

Aston Villa have confirmed that Gabby Agbonlahor is officially no longer club captain.

Pre Watford Injury Update For Villa

Caretaker manager Eric Black has now held his pre Watford press conference, and we have the usual injury update to open with.

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Editor email
Profile
Mike Field
Editor email
Profile
Steve Wade
no email
Profile
Villa_Grizzly
no email
Profile
Turkish Penguin
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile
Chris Heath
no email
Profile
M Calucar
no email
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Southampton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Guzan4%
Hutton4%
Richards1%
Lescott2%
Cissokho1%
Westwood63%
Gana1%
Sanchez1%
Bacuna1%
Ayew3%
Sinclair1%
Sub - Toner10%
Sub - Gestede2%
Sub - Grealish6%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 35 22 10 3 76 30
2 Spurs 35 19 12 4 69 39
3 Man City 35 19 7 9 64 32
4 Arsenal 35 18 10 7 64 24
5 Man Utd 34 17 8 9 59 12
6 West Ham 34 14 14 6 56 14
7 Liverpool 34 15 10 9 55 13
8 Southampton 35 15 9 11 54 12
9 Chelsea 34 12 11 11 47 7
10 Stoke 35 13 8 14 47 -14
11 Everton 34 9 14 11 41 5
12 Watford 34 11 8 15 41 -7
13 WBA 35 10 11 14 41 -11
14 AFC Bournemouth 35 11 8 16 41 -19
15 Swansea 35 10 10 15 40 -15
16 Crystal Palace 35 10 9 16 39 -9
17 Sunderland 34 7 10 17 31 -18
18 Norwich 34 8 7 19 31 -25
19 Newcastle 35 7 9 19 30 -26
R Aston Villa 35 3 7 25 16 -44
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Hamilton has one eye on retirement
Latest Vital Boxing News
One More Fight And I’m Off
Vital Football Comment

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Apr 30 2016 3:00PM : Watford (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 7 2016 3:00PM : Newcastle United (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 15 2016 3:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pride of Lions1231
2.The Fear609
3.glensider467
4.sirdennis380
5.kefkat315
6.Fulford295
7.JuanPabloAngel253
8.Silhillvilla232
9.Bonker231
10.gator195
Write for Vital Football