Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Put Up Or Shut Up On Villa Bid?

Put Up Or Shut Up On Villa Bid?

DoogieTyBrenin asked, in our latest Poll, should AV06 give up?

77% said yes, approaching via the press is a bad sign. A further 6% said yes, they've had long enough and 3% said simply yes. So 86% are saying yes. See how my years at school weren't wasted?!

3% said good luck to them and 11% said if they bid, the shareholders will decide.

Not long to go before we see if these people (not just the Padfield group) put up or shut up. Shut up would be my guess!


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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Friday August 18 2006
Time: 8:44PM

Comments

0
It's irrelevent. At the mo there can only be one and thats the guy who has actually bid. The question should be Should you sell your shares to RAL? I believe everyone should but that is a decision for the individual. PS Anyone that does business vis the media is not serious. Padfield is a QC. Surely he would be aware of stock market rules?
Steve64k
18/08/2006 21:18:00
0
Good luck at the Cash Burdon Grove today guys, show them that they will not be a force this season but watch your shirt tails!!!!!!!!coys........
sidyid
19/08/2006 05:23:00
0
Padfield is undoubtedly the wrong man to front this consortium, if indeed the consortium he keeps talking about actually exists. His comments and statements that have appeared in the media have done considerably more harm than good, probably destroying any realistic chance his much talked about group of millionaires/billionaires would ever have had anyway, in attempting to outbid/out do the Randy Lerner group.
glensider
19/08/2006 06:05:00
0
I have a question regarding the shares for Mr Fear or anybody in the know. My parents own 100 shares each which they bought in 1967 for a fiver, i was wondering if they could sell all of their shares except for one each which they would keep so they could attend shareholders meetings and stuff like that. There is a doubt that if the company goes private they could lose their money, any advice so we can post em off asap and get the takeover done and dusted?
Villa1982
19/08/2006 15:50:00
0
Hi Villa1982. You don't need to worry (bugger, Arsenal have just equalised) about keeping a share to keep the certificate, they will get the certificate back embossed once the takeover is confirmed. If the takeover doesn't go through, the certificates are returend anyway. So either way your parents will get the certificate back, if it is embossed, then it will be a bit of Villa history to treasure. There won't be agm's if they reach the trigger point so they can de-list from the stock market.
The Fear
19/08/2006 16:46:00
0
can someone update me here...my reading of the situation is this:- 1.The Lerner Bid is preffered by DD 2.DD & Lerner have agreed a sale price 3.Any other needs to be received by thursday ? 4.Any other must be 5% above the lerner bid ... Heres my question...suppose the AV06 bid goes in at 5% above lerner - could the lerner bid still be accepted ? - or do they have to sell to the highest bidder.... I have also heard that if a bid goes in above 5% - the lerner bid is null and void - ie no one can sell to him... Perhaps mr fear could do an article ....detailing all the scenarios ...however painful !!! I fear the sundays will do a 'lerner bid collapses' - in absence of anything else to say....so it would be nice to have some facts
qKing
19/08/2006 18:52:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

The Villa Times - 22/03/2017 (Aston Villa News Round-up)

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

Championship Cost Per Goal So Far In 2016/17

The end of the Championship campaign of 2016/17 is only a month and a bit away from fans across the country but as we go in to the remaining weeks of the campaign...

The Vital Villa Man Of The Match - Wigan Away

The ... oh read the title!

I Am Haunted - Fear The Blogger

My latest blog and I'm haunted!

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)

I have nothing to ask! I hate international breaks!
Suggested By: ;o)
Agree91%
Disagree3%
Whatever 6%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 38 24 6 8 78 38
2 Brighton 38 23 8 7 77 30
3 Huddersfield 37 22 5 10 71 4
4 Leeds Utd 38 21 6 11 69 16
5 Reading 38 20 7 11 67 2
6 Sheff Wed 38 18 8 12 62 9
7 Fulham 38 16 13 9 61 19
8 Norwich 38 16 9 13 57 9
9 Preston 38 15 12 11 57 6
10 Derby County 38 14 11 13 53 3
11 Barnsley 38 14 9 15 51 0
12 Aston Villa 38 13 12 13 51 0
13 Cardiff 38 14 9 15 51 -1
14 Brentford 38 14 8 16 50 3
15 Q.P.R. 38 14 8 16 50 -5
16 Wolves 37 12 9 16 45 -2
17 Ipswich 38 10 15 13 45 -9
18 Birmingham 38 11 12 15 45 -16
19 Bristol City 38 11 8 19 41 -3
20 Forest 38 11 8 19 41 -11
21 Burton 38 10 11 17 41 -14
22 Blackburn 38 9 13 16 40 -11
23 Wigan 38 8 10 20 34 -13
24 Rotherham 38 4 5 29 17 -54
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Renault call for engine budget cap
Latest Vital Boxing News
Taylor on Under-Card of Crolla v Linares Promotion
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 15 2017 3:00PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 17 2017 2:45PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 23 2017 12:00PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear345
2.Pride of Lions274
3.sirdennis269
4.JuanPabloAngel237
5.HeathfieldRoad1874213
6.Sasquatch157
7.Silhillvilla150
8.Melon Donkey139
9.BodyButter128
10.DeanoVilla123
Vital Football Comment