Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Lee Hendrie Re-Call On Cards

Lee Hendrie Re-Call On Cards

Music to Lee Hendrie's ears as Martin O'Neill has conceded he might need to recall the midfielder currently on loan at Stoke.

With injuries kicking in to an already small squad, O'Neill has admitted:

'Recalling Lee Hendrie is a distinct possibility and, as he gets fitter with every game, it can only be better news for us. It is a genuine thought. Lee is at Stoke for two months but we can recall him if we want. In terms of the squad strength, I think that was always a fear once the August transfer deadline had gone and you weren't able to do anything about it.'

Adding: 'I had to try to get some idea of the quality of our squad before I started delving into the market. Obviously I signed Stiliyan Petrov and there was the possibility of getting young James Milner from Newcastle which fell through, but that's the way it goes. We've a distance to go, 10 games until January, before we can do anything.'

Wouldn't be a bad shout to bring lil Lee back for one more throw at the dice, if he doesn't do the business then at least all have been given a fair crack of the whip and he can look for a new club in the summer?


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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Monday November 13 2006
Time: 10:45AM

Comments

0
Very true, i really hope he does shine as i know he has it in him. just took his foot off the gas in recent seasons and even though his family is all blue noses, he has claret & blue blood running through his veins
TuBBz
13/11/2006 10:49:00
0
I dont think we are that desperate yet. We still have Davis kicking his heals on the bench and surely Lee would be behind him in the pecking order?
DeanoVilla
13/11/2006 10:53:00
0
Iv leave him at stoke till the Bolton game bring him back then and he should be very fit having not played till recently, be an asset over the Christmas & new year.
chris the villan
13/11/2006 11:12:00
0
He's a class player when fit, leave him where he is so he can get some more games in!
Cravens
13/11/2006 11:41:00
0
I know opinion is very much divided on Lee Hendrie amongst Villa fans. But I like the lad and would love to see him back, fit, and fighting for a place in the team.
jonah
13/11/2006 11:45:00
0
I want him back this Stoke loan has done him the world of good
Christo
13/11/2006 12:47:00
0
Hendrie has played wide right and gives us an option there as I don't know if Agathe's up to it. It then allows Gabby to play down the middle if required. MON's right in that he needs to see if he's up to it before moving him on.
Gazvilla
13/11/2006 16:20:00
0
With suspensions and unfortunately injuries bound to take there toll on the squad, it makes sense to welcome Lee back into the fold.
glensider
13/11/2006 17:34:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Staged or Real?

Recent Aston Villa Articles

FAYC - Bristol City 0 Aston Villa 2

Aston Villa's next generation booked their place in the FA Youth Cup fourth round last night with victory over Bristol City.

Mumbai Street Kids Turning Claret&Blue Thanks To Steve Todd

What a great thing this was. Villa tops donated to the street kids of Mumbai.

The Xia In Depth Interview - Part 3 - A Passion For Football

Part three of our in depth look at the Tony Xia interview in The Times. A passion for football drives him on.

Two Aston Villa Matches Selected By Sky For February

Two more fixtures changes for the Sky Cameras... February fixtures.

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Editor email
Profile
Mike Field
Editor email
Profile
Steve Wade
no email
Profile
Villa_Grizzly
no email
Profile
Turkish Penguin
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile
Chris Heath
no email
Profile
M Calucar
no email
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

The Vital Villa Player Of November
Suggested By: JP Fear
Gollini6%
Hutton1%
Chester3%
Baker7%
Westwood3%
Amavi3%
Jedinak30%
Gardner1%
Grealish2%
Gestede1%
Kodjia34%
Adomah 7%
Ayew1%
Other1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 19 11 6 2 39 17
3 Reading 19 10 4 5 34 1
4 Leeds Utd 19 10 2 7 32 3
5 Birmingham 19 8 7 4 31 2
6 Sheff Wed 19 9 4 6 31 1
7 Norwich 19 9 3 7 30 4
8 Huddersfield 19 9 3 7 30 -3
9 Derby County 19 8 5 6 29 4
10 Fulham 19 7 7 5 28 9
11 Bristol City 19 8 3 8 27 4
12 Barnsley 19 7 4 8 25 3
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Preston 19 7 4 8 25 1
15 Aston Villa 19 5 10 4 25 1
16 Ipswich 19 6 6 7 24 -2
17 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
18 Brentford 19 6 4 9 22 -2
19 Burton 19 5 7 7 22 -4
20 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
21 Blackburn 19 5 5 9 20 -7
22 Cardiff 19 5 4 10 19 -12
23 Wigan 19 4 6 9 18 -5
24 Rotherham 19 1 4 14 7 -26
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Vettel's future is clear
Latest Vital Boxing News
Golden Boy Half Saunders Pay Offer Shock
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Norwich City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 18 2016 12:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Burton Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 29 2016 7:45PM : Leeds United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Cardiff City (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear184
2.JuanPabloAngel116
3.HeathfieldRoad187484
4.sirdennis74
5.BodyButter63
6.TuBBz62
7.Wurzel46
8.Stephen Jay Hawkings43
9.DeanoVilla32
10.Melon Donkey32
Vital Football Comment