Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

What Does MON Arrival Mean?

What Does MON Arrival Mean?

Vital Villa asked if Martin O'Neill comes in (which obviously he now has), what does that mean to you?

62% said O'Neill must know that Ellis IS going.

29% said the boycott of Villa Park remains until Ellis is gone.

5% said the status quo remains until Ellis goes

1% said well done Doug, now leave

and 3% claim Ellis has done well and should stay. So thanks to our Blue nose mates for that one!


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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Saturday August 5 2006
Time: 11:15AM

Comments

0
Bit Worrying that MON only signed a 1 year contract ???
qKing
05/08/2006 11:48:00
0
I recon that he's done that to escape if Doug goes back on his word.
ooahPaulMcGrath
05/08/2006 12:17:00
0
I don't think it's a coincidence that MON signs on the day that Lerner returns to the UK. ;)
ooahPaulMcGrath
05/08/2006 12:18:00
0
i hope it was just a safty net for him incase the undead doug decides that the bilionaire Randy cant afford the 900 million he is asking or what ever stupid valuation he has put on his shares.that way MON can walk away from a chairman who always goes back on his word.Guys think its about time we start backing the team again and try to get a buzz back at VP support the new manager and give the team a support they can be proud of.We can still protest against Doug but the team need to know we are behind them 100%
sk1nner80
05/08/2006 12:21:00
0
I don't understand. the manager can walk away from a 4 year contract - just as easily as a i year. He quits just the same. What this does is make him easily poached, as any club would only have to pay nominal compensation.
qKing
05/08/2006 12:34:00
0
I agree ooahPaulMcgrath he has stated he wants to be here for a long time but the one year thing is just in case ellis does a u turn.
samtozer
05/08/2006 12:47:00
0
Hope this is academic, and I know I sound like an old record BUT no way will I set foot in VP whilst HDE remains in charge. Although if I were a betting man I would bet that this time next week I would have a shiny new season ticket in my hand after all these sad years!
If not then it looks like I remain an away day die-hard only.
I simply cannot believe a smart bloke like MON would come to Villa to work under HDE. Never in a million years. I hope MON knows something that we don't and MON is preparing to mould a Villa side with the backing of a reasonable amount of investment behind it.
AC
05/08/2006 13:01:00
0
My understanding is that it is a one-year rolling contract, which seems pretty normal nowadays. But what does the arrival of MON mean? It means that for the first time since Ron Saunders Aston Villa have a manager capable of convincing both the fans, players and other Premiership teams that the club means business, we are out for sustained success and are capable of achieving it. (Perhaps this is a little unfair on Ron Atkinson, but don't let the facts get in the way of a good story).
Saurat
05/08/2006 14:01:00
0
Does that mean we can finally get rid of the pic of O'Dreary from the top banner ? And maybe a grim reaper in behind Deadly !
AVwhite
05/08/2006 15:04:00
0
The difference about the arrival of Ron Saunders and Martin O'Neill though, is that Saunders arrival was hardly greeted with open arms by supporters. He was certainly not the supporters choice. We were in the old second division though, so obviously the bigger names weren't going to touch us. Dont bother me at all this one year rolling contract. Who can blame O'Neill for prefering it to say a firm 4 year deal? As has been said above, Martin has a get-out should Ellis start playing his games.
glensider
05/08/2006 15:06:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Bruce Isn't The Only One To Be Angry At Lack Of Basics

Steve Bruce is taking the team back to basics in training this week. Disgraceful they should have to be told isn't it?

The Latest Aston Villa Transfer Talk. Anyone Coming?

The latest round up of transfer talk for Aston Villa. Less talk and more players on the pitch would be nice !

Player Leaves Villa - If Only They Arrived As Quickly

Another player departing, this time Aly out on loan. If only we got players IN as quickly.

The Villa Times - 16/01/2017 (Aston Villa News Round-up)

The latest news and views on Aston Villa via the uno fish ial one...

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)

Play offs?
Suggested By: JP Fear
No chance75%
Yes2%
Still depends on signings23%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Bottas announcement expected
Latest Vital Boxing News
Jack Re-Match for DeGale at Light-Heavyweight?
Write for Vital Football

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Preston North End (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 4 2017 5:30PM : Nottingham Forest (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Barnsley (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear411
2.JuanPabloAngel279
3.Silhillvilla244
4.sirdennis205
5.Fulford201
6.Villan57173
7.Melon Donkey127
8.BodyButter100
9.danvilla290
10.villasince6789
The Vital Football Members League