The Villa Times - 31/10/2006
Unoial Villa News...
Martin O'Neill says Villa are getting closer to tying up 18-year-old midfielder Isaiah Osbourne to a new long term deal. Full article: Click Here
Manchester United striker Alan Smith is being linked with a £6million move to Aston Villa. Full speculation: Click Here
Villa were also linked to Spurs striker Robbie Keane in the weekends press: Click Here
Teddy Sheringham has revealed he nearly joined Aston Villa at the start of the season: Full details: Click Here
Vital Villa asked which you preferred, Villan or Lion. 85% said Villan, 13% Lion and 2% said either.
Martin O'Neill says he would like to bolster the Villa squad with British players if at all possible, he also says he isn't adverse to taking players from the Championship as he feels many can make the step up into the Premiership. Full quotes: Martin O'Neill looking at British first
Gabriel Agbonlahor has praised Chris Sutton and admitted that he would rather play centrally as he did in the second half against Liverpool on Saturday, leading to a real strikers goal from the Villa youngster! Full info: Gabby Agbonlahor Hails Chris Sutton
For a Stoke fans perspective on how Villa midfielder Lee Hendrie is doing on loan: Click Here
Danish international Martin Laursen has said he is now back, fully fit and is ready for the rigours of all the forthcoming games. Full quotes: Click Here
General Charles Krulak, non exec director at Villa, has been on the Vital Villa forums. Details: http://www.astonvilla.vitalfootball.co.uk/article.asp?a=35599
Randy Lerner is getting hands on at Villa as he is driving the Villa fans down to Chelsea for free. What a cool gesture! Click Here
Thought for the day: Don't waste money buying expensive binoculars. Simply stand next to the object you wish to view.