Writer: J P Fear
Date:Thursday August 3 2006
Before I say anything else in this article, get well soon Roy, take care of yourself first, work comes a very very long way down the list of priorities in comparison to health.
Aston Villa are now not only leadership lacking at the top of the club whilst Ellis plays some sort of....... I'll stop there.
Now the team jet off on the pre-season tour without a manager as Roy Aitken, the current caretaker manager, has had to withdraw so he can continue to recover from recent surgery to remove a tumour.
So, we have no real Chairman, just an 82-year-old called the menace of B6. We have no finance director, no CEO, no manager or assistant manager, we have no new players and we have fans, shareholders and press who have NO idea what is going on. Talk about a rudderless ship.
This is a terrible way to treat such a magnificant and mighty club.
Aikten told the official site:
'When the manager left a couple of weeks ago, I was asked to take temporary charge and I came back to work earlier than I should have. But a pre-season tour, with all it entails, is a step too far at this stage and its probably best that I leave it to people who are fully fit and able to work to full capacity.'
Adding: 'The Chairman has been very fair and backs my decision to take a back seat for a few weeks and put my own health first.'
So where exactly is this club at the moment? I tell you what, even the people 'in the know' don't have a clue. We've basically become a farce.
For the love of all things Claret & Blue Doug, STEP ASIDE and let the others get on with negotiating the takeover deal. Either that, or maybe Ellis should take on the managers role and resign from the board, lets face it, he's tried everything else.
Date:Thursday August 3 2006
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