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Who Should Be Villa Captain?

Who Should Be Villa Captain?

Vital Villa asked, in a poll suggested by fallenbranches, who should be Villa's captain for the new season?

58% said Gareth Barry and 27% went for our current skipper Olof Mellberg.

The rest was split between Hendrie or somebody else - both with 6%, Gavin McCann with 2% and Gary Cahill with 1%.

Our latest poll, suggested by Villain of the North, asks if Doug should be given a role at Villa Park once we get new owners.


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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Wednesday August 9 2006
Time: 10:51AM

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Olof for captain...agreed Barry is in the best form out the two but when Olof gets his form back there is no one else I would rather have at the back....and he was loyal to us when there was speculation one of the big boys could be after him. CAVE MAN for captain.
tylervilla
09/08/2006 11:07:00
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Mellberg is not vocal enough to be captain, out of the current crop of players that will be regulars in the team i suppose it should be Barry but who knows who MON is going to sign before the deadline, maybe he has a player in mind who he wants to bring in as captain....?
deemz
09/08/2006 11:29:00
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barry should be captain he's a good leader and is very vocal. i see u lost last night
green giant 12
09/08/2006 11:32:00
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Off topic but any chance of getting rid of that hiddeous pic of O Leary on the banner, could also replace Herbert with a much more eye appealing picture in preparation for the new owners!!
simonwoburn
09/08/2006 11:39:00
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Has O'Neill actually indicated that he is looking to change the captain or is this all speculation? Mellberg would be gutted if he was stripped of the captaincy. If he gives it up then fine, but why rock the boat?
DeanoVilla
09/08/2006 12:15:00
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Or should that be, why boot the rock? lol
DeanoVilla
09/08/2006 12:16:00
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simonwoburn - i agree hideous o'leary picture must go, I don't want to see his face again. I still say its totally not important who is club captain, you need 11 leaders on the pitch, anyone who doesn't give 100% should be out anyway. Just because someone is vocal doesn't mean you will not listen to them if they aren't captain. Its a joke, captaincy won't change anything, if you believe that you're a fool.
thekentvillan
09/08/2006 12:16:00
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Totally agree. Apart from leading the team out and calling heads or tails the captaincy isnt worth the armband its written on.
DeanoVilla
09/08/2006 13:14:00
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As a life-long Aston Villa and Northern Ireland supporter I feel that Aaron Hughes is an ideal candidate for captain. He has led N.I. very well and remains a central figure for club and country. I would also like to mention the pride in our N.I. contingent. Our captain (Hughes) and best player (Davis) are part of the Villa team - and now our manager is from Ulster!! I now wear my Villa shirt with pride at Villa AND Windsor Park!!
deano.avfc
09/08/2006 13:16:00
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Stevie Davis 4 captain.He will score 10+ goalsfor us this season and has already captained N.I.Oh and MON if u read this please leave Lennon up in scotland.To old now for the prem lets face it he can only go sideways or back to his own keeper.
sk1nner80
09/08/2006 13:22:00
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