The Villa Times - 10/10/2006
Reports in The Mirror today say that Newcastle have joined the race with Manchester City and Aston Villa for Reading midfielder Steve Sidwell. 24-year-old Sidwell is out of contract at the end of the season and has a clause in his current deal apparently allows him to speak with any club who offer more than £2.3m.
Martin O'Neill has said he doesn't know what will happen in relation to a possible return for James Milner in January. The Newcastle winger was a late target for O'Neill in the summer and it was only a last minute re-call by the Magpies Chairman Freddy Shepherd that prevented a permanent move for Milner. Full article: Click Here
Our latest poll asks if Martin O'Neill should return for Newcastle's James Milner.
In a poll asked by Ulster Villa, Vital Villa asked 'what is David O'thinggermigig thinking now? 55% said 'is this my 3 iron or driver'!
Full results: Click Here
Scans have confirmed that Thomas Sorensen hasn't broken his collarbone in international duty for Denmark. Stuart Taylor is on standby to deputise on Saturday. Taylor last played in the first team 11 months ago in the 3-1 loss to Manchester City.
Villa are set for a bumper crowd on Saturday as we face Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park. The official site says 'the Ticket Office staff have reported a surge in sales, with over 4,000 tickets snapped-up last week and demand shows no signs of easing up.' For other ticket news:
Villa fans will recognise one of the faces in the Croatian squad who face England on Wednesday night as non other than our £6million flop Bosko Balaban is back in the frame for his country. Full article: Click Here
Martin O'Neill has challenged Chris Sutton and Didier Agathe to impress him and force their way into his plans. Full article: Click Here
Gabby Agbonlahor could add to his single England Under-21 cap tonight against Germany. Gabby's dream season continued on Friday when he came off the bench to feature in the European Championship Play-Off first-leg, (England won 1-0 advantage) and now he is looking for more! Full article: Click Here
Thought for the day: If you try to fail, and succeed, which have you done?