UK time is: 16:54:01
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

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
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
almost choked on my breakfast whne i heard this, nuts huh!?
son_of_cher
Makes you think of the 'who do you think you are kidding Mr Hitler' from dads army!
The Fear
or is that just me! :o)
The Fear
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
Damm I cant believe we missed out on the greatest player in the world
Christo
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
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Steer Loaned To Doncaster (Friday August 1 2014)

Rushall 2-7 Villa U21s (Friday August 1 2014)

Positives For Lambert Despite Defeat (Thursday July 31 2014)

Chesterfield 3-1 Aston Villa (Thursday July 31 2014)

Villa XI To Visit Swindon (Wednesday July 30 2014)

Chesterfield v Villa Screened Live (Wednesday July 30 2014)

Lambert Thrilled With US Tour (Sunday July 27 2014)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Arsenal 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Burnley 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Chelsea 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Crystal Palace 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Everton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Hull City 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Breaking League News

Brighton 1-3 Southampton
Southampton : 01/08/2014 16:51:00
One More Deal Planned By City
Man City : 01/08/2014 16:42:00
Bruce - We Can Look Forward To 2nd Leg
Hull City : 01/08/2014 16:34:00
Palace Confirm Hangeland signature
Crystal Palace : 01/08/2014 16:19:00
Steer Loaned To Doncaster
Aston Villa : 01/08/2014 16:08:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Darren Bent?
Suggested By:  JP Fear
Still needs to be sold 14%
Should be a starter 36%
Good for squad/off bench 48%
No idea! 2%