UK time is: 08:46:12
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Ellis Has Bad Journey Home

Doug Ellis says he feels 'humiliated'. Join the club Doug, you now know how we feel!

Following the 3-0 defeat at the hands of Doncaster, Ellis told the Birmingham Mail:

'I was disgusted by the team's performance. Take nothing away from Doncaster, they played us off the park and are a very good side. They are made up largely of free transfers and one player who cost £175,000 Sean Thornton, who was the best player on the pitch by a mile.'

He has had the humility to contact Donny with praise though: 'I have written to their chairman, John Ryan, to congratulate him and wish them all the best for the draw at the weekend.'

Adding about Villa, 'But the way we played left me feeling humiliated and embarrassed. I had a lousy journey on the way home. The supporters are down and understandably so. But they are not the only ones feeling as sick as dogs. No-one feels as sick as I do now.'

Ellis would make no comment about the future of O'Leary although the managers pathetic run across the pitch at St Andrews will no doubt have bought him some time....With the chairman anyway.

**Why not join our forum and join in the debates? Or sign up to the site and leave feedback to the stories. Once you've joined, you can submit stories and suggest polls. Go on, get Vitalled!**




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday December 1 2005

Time: 3:07PM

Your Comments

Maybe next time we play he can run across the pitch again, and then keep bloody running, and don't come back!!!!!
Villain Of The North
Maybe next time we play he can run across the pitch again, and then keep bloody running, and don't come back!!!!!
Villain Of The North
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Villa Fan - Rant Mode On... (Tuesday November 25 2014)

AVFC: Relegation Super Storm? (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Lambert On Big Pluses Of Saints Draw (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Stats: Aston Villa v Southampton (Monday November 24 2014)

Tadic Was Our Failed January Buy (Sunday November 23 2014)

Something For The Weekend (472) (Friday November 21 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 862
2. ClivetheVillan 844
3. The Fear 648
4. kefkat 291
5. Freeman14 242
6. sirdennis 199
7. DeanoVilla 178
8. Villan57 156
9. gator 114
10. Clubpaver 104

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. WBA 12 3 4 5 -4 13
14. Sunderland 12 2 7 3 -7 13
15. Crystal Palace 12 3 3 6 -4 12
16. Aston Villa 12 3 3 6 -11 12
17. Hull City 12 2 5 5 -3 11
18. Leicester City 12 2 4 6 -7 10
19. Burnley 12 2 4 6 -12 10

Breaking League News

Super Frank...
» Chelsea : 26/11/2014 07:43:00
Five Star Chelsea
» Chelsea : 26/11/2014 07:29:00
» Chelsea : 26/11/2014 07:27:00
Messi - He`s Not Coming and He Has Never….
» Chelsea : 26/11/2014 07:20:00
Was That Simply the Best Last Night?
» Chelsea : 26/11/2014 07:12:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Southampton MotM
Suggested By:  MF
Guzan 11%
Hutton 11%
Okore 42%
Clark 26%
Cissokho 0%
Cleverley 0%
Westwood 0%
Sanchez 0%
N'Zogbia 0%
Agbonlahor 7%
Weimann 0%
Sub - Richardson 0%
Sub - Bent 3%