Aston Villa - Sheringham Nearly Joined Villa
UK time is: 09:50:28
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Sheringham Nearly Joined Villa

Veteran striker Teddy Sheringham has revealed he nearly quit West Ham to join Aston Villa earlier this season as he was getting frustrated at the lack of first team action for the Hammers.

The 40-year-old former Manchester United, Millwall and Tottenham man explained:

'When I am not involved in the 16 I sometimes wonder if I should move on. Aston Villa came in for me earlier in the season and I thought 'that would do for me'. I sometimes wonder why I am putting myself through all of this and then get disappointed in not being involved.'

If memory serves me right, the former England striker was also linked to a return to White Hart Lane but opted to stay at Upton Park.






Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


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

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday October 31 2006

Time: 1:12PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
not old enough for us, we need some experience to mix in with the youth. Maybe a good signing in a few years when he has developed his game a bit. Plus I dont think he played for O'Neil at Celtic.
tylervilla
Report Abuse
31/10/2006 13:22:00

I like the way MON says he is going to look at younger players, and then we hear we nearly signed Teddy Sheringham! I'm personally glad he turned us down.
DeanoVilla
Report Abuse
31/10/2006 13:41:00

almost choked on my breakfast whne i heard this, nuts huh!?
son_of_cher
Report Abuse
31/10/2006 14:30:00

Makes you think of the 'who do you think you are kidding Mr Hitler' from dads army!
The Fear
Report Abuse
31/10/2006 15:23:00

or is that just me! :o)
The Fear
Report Abuse
31/10/2006 15:23:00

A lucky escape there. Got to hand it to Teddy though, he's still doing the business, even if only in dribs and drabs, at the tender old age of 40. However, despite having said that, I wouldnt have been overly impressed with his arrival at Villa Park, merely bridging gaps or not.
glensider
Report Abuse
31/10/2006 15:41:00

Damm I cant believe we missed out on the greatest player in the world
Christo
Report Abuse
31/10/2006 18:52:00

he could have been a good guy to have round the changing room though...bring back dublin and recruit sheringham in january, the younger players would look up top them and could leanr a lot from them
son_of_cher
Report Abuse
01/11/2006 09:22:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Deadline Day Tomorrow (Monday August 31 2015)

Something For The Weekend (500) (Sunday August 30 2015)

Sherwood Gives Sunderland Thoughts (Saturday August 29 2015)

Audio - Sherwood On Sunderland Draw (Saturday August 29 2015)

Stats: Aston Villa v Sunderland (Saturday August 29 2015)

Aston Villa v Sunderland - Team Sheets (Saturday August 29 2015)

Pre Sunderland Injury Update (Friday August 28 2015)

The Aston Villa Injury Table Updated (Friday August 28 2015)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 1267
2. ClivetheVillan 686
3. The Fear 542
4. Bonker 329
5. kefkat 326
6. Fulford 309
7. DeanoVilla 260
8. Villan57 225
9. sirdennis 223
10. thefacehead 223

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Everton 4 1 2 1 1 5
10. Southampton 4 1 2 1 0 5
11. AFC Bournemouth 4 1 1 2 -1 4
12. Aston Villa 4 1 1 2 -1 4
13. Chelsea 4 1 1 2 -3 4
14. Norwich 4 1 1 2 -3 4
15. WBA 4 1 1 2 -3 4

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Quartet Make Hodgson`s England Squad
Man Utd : 31/08/2015 09:42:00
Deadline Day Tomorrow - West Ham
West Ham : 31/08/2015 09:33:01
What No Mark Noble?
West Ham : 31/08/2015 09:23:00
Deadline Day Tomorrow
Norwich : 31/08/2015 08:08:00
Norwich Bid For Danish Defender
Norwich : 31/08/2015 07:49:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Sunderland MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Guzan 2%
Hutton 1%
Richards 1%
Clark 0%
Amavi 1%
Westwood 1%
Sanchez 26%
Gueye 27%
Bacuna 0%
Gestede 0%
Sinclair 40%
Sub - Gil 1%