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The Villa Times - 12/09/2006

The Villa Times - 12/09/2006

Reports in the Mirror today claim that Newcastle midfielder James Milner will slap in a transfer request as he is growing increasingly frustrated at being left out of the team. Full article: Click Here

Milan Baros is part of the squad for tonight's reserves match against Portsmouth (away) as he continues his recovery from an ankle injury picked up in training before the world cup finals. He will be joined by Patrik Berger, Wilfred Bouma, new signing Didier Agathe and Eric Djemba-Djemba. Reserves squad: Taylor, Gardner, Bridges, Djemba-Djemba, O'Halloran, Bouma, Agathe, Osbourne, Whittingham, Baros, Berger. Subs: Green, Olejnik, Kabeya, MacDonald.

Villa are being linked to Nottingham Forests teenage defender James Cullingworth in today's Daily Star.

Didier Agathe has signed a short term deal taking him up until January and told the official site. Martin O'Neill has insisted the player isn't just here to make up the numbers. Full article: Click Here

Stats from West Ham v Villa: Click Here

I've set up a Browns Backers (Cleveland Browns fan groups), more details available: Click Here

Vital Villa asked who would be Villa's top scorer this season. 59% said Juan Pablo Angel, 27% said Milan Baros and 6% backed Stiliyan Petrov. That left Luke Moore and Gabriel Agbonlahor sharing 3% each and a.n.other option polled just 2%.

Martin Laursen has explained he only found out he was set to make his Premiership return an hour before the kick off against West Ham on Sunday. 'I'm pleased with my performance. To play against West Ham on September 10 was something I didn't expect. I couldn't be more pleased. I didn't expect to be here this early, so I'm just happy at how things are going for me. My form was good and I didn't feel I had any problems with the knee.' Full article: Click Here

Stiliyan Petrov told the Sun that Martin O'Neill 'will bring something to this club the players and fans will enjoy. It will be a good style of attacking football that people will appreciate. The team has more belief this season and are working hard for each other.' And when asked if we could compete for Europe he said: "Why not? We can work hard, hope everyone stays fit and see what happens. We push for Europe, as everybody wants to play there. We have a belief and good ability."

Gareth Barry is hoping his versatility might earn him an England re-call. Full article: Click Here

Thought for the day: He who dies with the most toys is dead nonetheless.

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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Tuesday September 12 2006
Time: 5:03PM

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Never thought I'd be this happy whilst Doug was alive.
Gazvilla
12/09/2006 21:04:00
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When was the last time Villa fans were this optimistic?
sandgroanun
12/09/2006 21:45:00
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Yes JP, think you can pack up those bags of doom and gloom and take a holiday knowing that Villa appear in safe hands while you are away.
TeddyLyon
13/09/2006 00:41:00
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Doug Ellis the scurge of Villa, O'Leary - Oh Really. O'Neill has what it takes and barring our 'Arry he is one of the best British Isles managers there is.
pompeygray
13/09/2006 08:03:00
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Teddy, don't tempt me, would love a holiday, just need to get those 6 numbers tonight first!
The Fear
13/09/2006 08:40:00
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Don't think Arry and O'Neill compare really do you?!
The Fear
13/09/2006 08:40:00
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Don't know Fear, 'Arry is doing a cracking job down south at the moment... MON for Prime Minister!
industrial_musical
13/09/2006 09:39:00
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Is anybody going to offer a box for doug? He's leaving now, Randy's within touching distance of the required 90%, but Doug said he wouldn't be leaving without going in a box. I've got one that I buy bulk packs of cat food in, it'd go over his head, but not round that ample waistline I'm afraid. More boxes needed....
lorenzo
13/09/2006 09:52:00
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Looks like Kevin Bond didnt part company on friendly terms with harry after all, when he left pompey for Newcastle. I have heard (And this will be confirmed if Panorama broadcast it Tuesday 19/09/06) that Keving Bond, was caught on tape naming Managers that May take a Bung. As Harry redknapp was named by Kevin Bond, Harry, then asked Kevin to leave Pompey, after managing NOT to get lured in... (which makes sence, as Harry must have smealt the rat having been branded time and time again... Lets be fair, Harry isnt that daft he saw it coming). Now Panorama is about to screen the recording, Kevin Bond is likely to make more enemies, as he names other managers. Hence his need for Personal leave, and probably the end of his short lived spell in Newcastle???? Watch Tuesday to see if the murmours i hear are true or false.
Midge
13/09/2006 11:38:00
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Well said Gazvilla. One of the comments of the year to date. I second it by the way.
glensider
13/09/2006 17:29:00
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