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The Villa Times - 05/10/2006

The Villa Times - 05/10/2006

The Stanley Victor Collymore links have re-surfaced with his agent saying he is desperate to return and set the record straight at Villa. Sorry Stan, no chance...... is there?! Full article: Click Here

News just in! O'Neill has dismissed links to Collymore: Full article: Click Here

Martin O'Neill has explained the short term signings; Full article: Click Here

Chris Sutton has odds of 250/1 from betfair to be the Prems top scorer this season.

Martin Rogers at the Mirror has an exclusive report today saying that Randy Lerner is set to give Martin O'Neill a six-year contract worth in the region of £15million. And to think I applied for the job and would have done it for £50 000 a year. Randy's first big mistake you think? What do you mean no you miserable buggers! Full article: Click Here
The home clash with Blackburn Rovers has been shifted from Saturday November 4 to Sunday November 5 at the bloody stupid time of 2pm. The switch has been made as a consequence of Rovers' Uefa Cup involvement.

Villa reserve boss Kevin MacDonald will stand in for Steve Staunton for the Republic of Ireland as Stan serves a one-match touchline ban! He told the official site from his farm, 'I've known Steve for a long time, having met him at Liverpool and through Aston Villa. We talk a lot about football; we have done over the years, so we think along very similar lines. Between Steve, myself, Alan and Pat we hope we will cover all eventualities. But I'm not afraid to make any decision if it has to be made.'

Former Republic of Ireland keeper Seamus McDonagh is set to join Villa as the new goalkeeping coach, following the departure of Eric Steele. McDonagh worked alongside Martin O'Neill at Leicester before being sent to Coventry.

Martin O'Neill has said that striker Luke Moore could be back in Premiership action as early as January. It was feared that the 20-year-old might miss the entire season due to shoulder troubles. Full article: Click Here

Martin O'Neill on Stiliyan Petrov: 'Can Petrov have as big an impact as Lampard? You are hoping that is right. That is why Petrov has come down here. He wants to play Premier League football and I think he is capable of making a big impact in this division. I thought he did very well at the weekend against Chelsea, defensively and also breaking forward up the pitch, and the goals will come as well. When he gets to know the players and the surroundings a bit better, he will be flying. Lampard and people like that are the yardstick. They have proved it.'

Ticket info from official site: Tickets for Villa's home game against Middlesbrough are now on general sale. The match, on Saturday November 25 (kick-off 3pm), against Gareth Southgate's men is a Villa Value category game. The claret and blue boys will be looking to avenge the 2-3 defeat from last season, where Luke Moore and Steven Davis goals were not enough against the team from Teesside. To get hold of your ticket, contact the consumer sales team on 0871 423 8101.* Villa's Carling Cup game against Leicester City on Tuesday 24th October is now sold out.

Great betting column by Rob-the-bookie: Click Here

Thought for the day: Do infants enjoy infancy as much as adults enjoy adultery?
Bonus thought: How do I set my laser printer on stun?


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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Thursday October 5 2006
Time: 12:50PM

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'Chris Sutton has odds of 250/1 from betfair.' for what? Growing his hair like Baros and Angel?
DeanoVilla
05/10/2006 13:36:00
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Bonfire night for the Blackburn game?! We should all head to small heath after at set St Andrews on fire, throw Potato head on it as guy fawkes and all get drunk!
leelindsay
05/10/2006 13:42:00
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"Southgate what's the score, Southgate, Southgate what's the Scoooooorreee" (4)
leelindsay
05/10/2006 13:44:00
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instead of guy fawkes lets have a model of Karen Brady or other other ppl like Doug Ellis, David O Leary, Steve Bruce, Graham Poll, Robbie Savage
Christo
05/10/2006 14:18:00
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Christo...don't forget Collymore ;)
industrial_musical
05/10/2006 14:25:00
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Oops, betfair odds are for him to be the top scorer in the league, have amended now
The Fear
05/10/2006 14:41:00
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very doubtful though? chris sutton top scorer? quite laughable really haha
industrial_musical
05/10/2006 15:00:00
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When did Eric Steele leave? I missed that one. Got to say I'm glad about this. Perhaps the new goalie coach can teach Tommy to come off his line, command the penalty area and even to catch the odd cross. If he can we'll have one helluva goalie!!
TheQ.
05/10/2006 16:02:00
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Last few days TheQ. It was always on the cards though, MON likes his own people. Steele joined in 2001 under JG, so did well in footballing terms to last this long!
The Fear
05/10/2006 17:30:00
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I think it's as much about freshening up the goalkeepers, as the squad have had a resurgence with the new coaches.The goalkeepers get a new regime.
OneloveVilla
05/10/2006 18:13:00
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