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O'Neill Not Hot On Stan Collymore

O'Neill Not Hot On Stan Collymore

What is going on? The club are actually communicating with us!?

Martin O'Neill has dismissed reports linking Stan Collymore with a Villa Park return.

The Villa boss said: 'Stan is 35 and he would have to get fit. He would need a lot of willpower and a lot of self determination to get fit for the Premier League to be perfectly honest. At 35 you need a great desire and I just don't know what Stan has been doing in the last couple of years - I don't know whether that desire has returned.'

'He did terrifically well for me in a short period of time at Leicester. But if you're asking me today whether I could make an assessment that would be a difficult call.'


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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Thursday October 5 2006
Time: 11:36AM

Comments

0
Well suprise suprise. Maybe he'll turn his attention to Arsenal or Chelsea now? Delluded or what!
DeanoVilla
05/10/2006 11:39:00
0
Stan is a deluded idiot. Thank God MON moved quickly to dismiss this nonsense.
The Usual Suspect
05/10/2006 11:56:00
0
in a word - no
danvilla2
05/10/2006 12:03:00
0
MON...thank you for keeping the fans informed :)
industrial_musical
05/10/2006 12:10:00
0
I feel quite sorry for him. Well, not that sorry, he is a millionaire and fitter than me BUT he really did 'lose it' and I have a great deal of sympathy for those suffering with depression. He is now obviously looking and realising what he let go.
The Fear
05/10/2006 12:42:00
0
he never did well for us when he played he is well past it. It would be a disaster if he joined
samtozer
05/10/2006 13:31:00
0
thats not quite a conclusive dismissal
tylervilla
05/10/2006 14:16:00
0
Just as we are getting a harmonius dressing room the mere thought of that egotistic freak joining scares the life out of me.
silkie villain
05/10/2006 14:25:00
0
A difficult call is a lot different than saying "Stan - you're deluding yourself - you've no chance of coming back here". Sounds to me martin might be having a think...
baros10
05/10/2006 14:25:00
0
good news he aint coming but maybe Martin can let him train with us. I hear Bolton are after him
Christo
05/10/2006 14:30:00
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