UK time is: 19:35:12
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Chris Sutton Gunning For Rovers

Villa striker Chris Sutton hopes to get a chance against his former club Blackburn Rovers this afternoon and is looking to put one passed them.

The 33-year-old, who has been used as a sub in the last three games said: 'I feel a bit fitter now and it's been nice to get on in the games, because when you're out of the game you do miss it. I can obviously still improve on my fitness, but that will come with training. I thought I'd got my first Villa goal in the second-half at Anfield, but it was a good save to deny me. It was a disappointing result up there, although Liverpool played well. But it's a minor blip really. We've had a good start to the season and hopefully we can kick on again.'

Adding: 'The main thing is that the team win and hopefully play well. I played against them for Celtic and scored, so if I get a chance, hopefully I can play a part in the team winning. I had five really nice years there. I enjoyed living in the area. It's a great club with real good support, because it's only a small town. We won the Premiership when I was there, which is a nice memory and they're nice people. When I played in the Uefa Cup for Celtic I got a good reception. I always had a good rapport with the fans up there. But I'm a Villa player now and I want to do my best, no matter who I play against.'

So will the former player curse strike again for Blackburn? Lets hope so. Would you start Sutton today? Tell us what you think in the article comments.




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:Sunday November 5 2006

Time: 11:18AM

Your Comments

Sutton should really start scoring again, as hee hasn't scored in ages. it would be good to seeee him get onto thee scoresheet today.
wei, wu and shu
I hope he gets the opportunity this afternoon. His second half showing at Anfield deserves the reward of a starting place today. Having said that, I'm still hoping MB comes good, so its a tough decision for MON to have to make. MB needs games, and goals, to get his confidence back, and he wont achieve that sitting on the bench. Tough call.
glensider
I have this really bad feeling that he'll open his account against Rovers today... and to rub salt in the cross will come from a rejected trialist Didier Agathe!
Hughes Da Man
Keep big Chris fit and I believe we'll have a very useful signing on our hands.
glensider
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Lambert - Time To Change Our Focus (Thursday October 23 2014)

Vlaar Wants A Return To Winning Ways (Thursday October 23 2014)

Drennan Returns - So Time For A Round Up (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Okore Not Ready For Premiership Action (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Nathan Baker Picks Up Hamstring Injury (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Lambert Hoping Everton Was A Blip (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Sanchez Now Ready To Be Relied Upon (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Grealish Back To Nottingham? (Tuesday October 21 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)

1. Pride of Lions 677
2. The Fear 650
3. ClivetheVillan 572
4. thefacehead 443
5. HeathfieldRoad1874 233
6. sirdennis 222
7. kefkat 211
8. Villan Of The North 151
9. DeanoVilla 135
10. Clubpaver 133

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Spurs 8 3 2 3 -1 11
10. Stoke 8 3 2 3 -1 11
11. Hull City 8 2 4 2 0 10
12. Aston Villa 8 3 1 4 -8 10
13. Everton 8 2 3 3 0 9
14. WBA 8 2 3 3 -1 9
15. Leicester City 8 2 3 3 -2 9

Breaking League News

Sam's City Press Conference!
West Ham : 23/10/2014 17:22:00
United Happy Talk!
Man Utd : 23/10/2014 17:16:00
Mixed Injury News Ahead Of Palace
WBA : 23/10/2014 17:08:00
Duo Called Up By Brazil
Chelsea : 23/10/2014 17:06:00
Bitter and Twisted?
Man Utd : 23/10/2014 16:53:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which kick off time do you hate the most?
Suggested By:  JP Fear
Saturday 3pm 4%
Saturday 12.30/12:45 etc 11%
Saturday 5:30/5:45 etc 4%
Sunday early 7%
Sunday 4pm 4%
Monday 8pm 24%
All are fine with me 2%
All of them accept Sat 3pm! 44%