Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Sorenson Happy With Form But Not Ref

Sorenson Happy With Form But Not Ref

Thomas Sorensen was happy with the result against Chelsea on Saturday but felt cheated by the awful Graham Poll who allegedly 'refereed' the game. On the subject of refs, our latest poll asks if the top four teams get preferential treatment. Ha, seamless link there!

Sorenson, who withstood a great deal of pressure from Chelski, told the official site:

'I thought we coped reasonably well. The first 15 or 20 minutes we were a little bit under the cosh. But then we came back, scored the goal and until they made the substitutions in the second-half, I thought we controlled it. But at the end we were under a bit of pressure. I was a tough game, but we could have won it in the end with Juan's chance, but it wasn't to be.'

On the Chelsea goal that never should have stood he added: 'It was a cross coming in and I had three players on top of me. I caught the ball and John Terry just went straight into me. I thought it was a blatant foul. I don't think the referee gave us much throughout the game. When Juan was through and he was fouled, it could have been a red card. There were a few other incidents in the game which could have cost us, so it was not his best game.'

He also says he was happy with the way he performed and that 'it would have been a crime if we hadn't come away with at least a point. Everyone was fantastic.'


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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Monday October 2 2006
Time: 12:17PM

Comments

0
wise words mate! on sky sports they must all be chelsea fans because i heard it that he'd dropped the cross, i thought 'here we go again, great shot-stopper but dodgy on crosses'. after watching MOTD and watching a frankly breathtaking display of cat like reflexes and also seeing that he didnt drop it, it was a foul, that tommy is fast becoming one of the best keepers in the premiership. i voted to change him in the recent poll. i will of course now take my hat, saute it with a nice sauce, bake it for 40 mins and then eat it. we could have lost quite significantly but for tommy. you da man.
bobbyfett
02/10/2006 12:35:00
0
It takes a big man to admit he was wrong, enjoy the hat. Tom was outstanding and has been since the start of the season (bar the occasional blip, which we luckily have gotten away with) the chat is that he has already reached the point of being one of the best goalies in the prem. damn right he da man. UTV
steff_the_villan
02/10/2006 12:47:00
0
and is still young for a keeper, so plenty of time for him to peak.
The Fear
02/10/2006 13:01:00
0
Is anyone not at least 50% better? McCann must have a double cos he's playing so good. Ridgewell, Mellberg, Angel (if he was a natural finisher he'd be topping the prem) and boys on the wing. My wife won't let me have a plasma (cos I watch too much footy) so I got no chance of a threesome.
Gazvilla
02/10/2006 13:56:00
0
The above comment appears a little out of context cos I forgot It was to do with the 'feel good factor' story. Just thought I'd point that out.
Gazvilla
02/10/2006 13:58:00
0
Thank god you added that latest post Gaz, I suddenly thought the site had been taken over by swingers and I'd missed the chance to get rid of my missus and buy a plasma.
Godsvilla
03/10/2006 20:15:00
0
Tommy sums up everyones feelings about the game and Mr Poll.
glensider
30/03/2007 00:51:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

FA Youth Cup - Villa v Coventry

The third round of the FA Youth Cup kicks off tonight with Aston Villa hosting Coventry City and the game should be screened live on youtube.

Adomah & Taylor Post Millwall

Couple of post Millwall interviews from Aston Villa duo Albert Adomah and Neil Taylor.

Johnstone In Team Of The Week (12/12/17)

Aston Villa are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

Spurs To Re-call Josh Onomah In January?

Surely not? I can't see he's ready for the top half of the Premiership, can you?

Aston Villa Archived Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Editor email
Profile
Mike Field
Editor email
Profile
Steve Wade
no email
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where will Villa finish?
Suggested By: JP Fear
Top two27%
Play offs 35%
Outside the playoffs38%
How the hell do I know?0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Raikkonen had enough of playing backup to Vettel?
Latest Vital Boxing News
Corcoran Defeated by Horn in WBO Title Fight
Vital Football Comment

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.JuanPabloAngel187
2.HeathfieldRoad1874161
3.Pride of Lions158
4.The Fear140
5.BodyButter135
6.sirdennis109
7.mike_field78
8.Villan Of The North75
9.Melon Donkey74
10.McParlandTheGreat66
Write for Vital Football