Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Berger Joins Hendrie At Stoke

Berger Joins Hendrie At Stoke

The club have announced that former Liverpool and Portsmouth midfielder Patrik Berger has joined Championship outfit Stoke City on loan until January 4.

No news on fellow Stoke loanee Lee Hendrie being re-called, so Berger could line up with his fellow midfielder at the Britannia Stadium this weekend against the Baggies.

This surely spells the end of a failed Villa career for the 33-year-old former Czech Republic star? The signing by David O'Leary never made sense anyway, if he wasn't good enough to last a whole match for Portsmouth, why would it have been any different at Villa? Shame, because in his prime, he was top class.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football


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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Thursday November 23 2006
Time: 5:27PM

Comments

0
i thought we needed numbers in mifiled as injuries and suspension o well MON knows best
Newman
23/11/2006 17:30:00
0
Interesting because on from he is class, but injuries have prevented this and with the midfielders we ahve at the moment doing so well, he was struggling for a game, especially as a 433 formation doesn't particularly suit his style of play.
Tierney
23/11/2006 17:47:00
0
possibly just a way of making sure his match fitness is up to standard, which will not do him or us any harm, is this another 24hour recall job???
steff_the_villan
23/11/2006 20:02:00
0
Top player, injuries sadly taken their toll.
storagematt
23/11/2006 20:30:00
0
Wasn't the best replacement for the hammer.
chris the villan
23/11/2006 20:51:00
0
Always thought it very strange that we didn't make more of an effort to keep Hitz. Thats another story for another day though I guess. As for Berger, class footballer, superb striker of a ball, who sadly we just didnt see the best of at Villa Park. The warning signs were there though during the best part of his stay at Pompey. It was obvious his better days were behind him, and he had become very injury prone. Strange signing by O'Leary.
glensider
23/11/2006 21:02:00
0
too old, dont think he will be missed. Is stoke becoming the new middlesborough (Villa player recycling centre).
tylervilla
24/11/2006 13:01:00
0
The Stokies for the play-offs?
glensider
16/03/2007 03:52:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Match Day Officials v Newcastle (7/5/16)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Newcastle United this weekend.

U21s - Villa To Face Arsenal

Aston Villa know their Premier League Division 2 Play Off final opponents - it's Arsenal.

Who Will Aston Villa Face In 2016/17 (3/5/16)

With less than a handful of games remaining in the 2015/16 campaign, some promotions and relegations in the football pyramid are already known.

Villa To Break The Bank For McCormack?

It's being reported that Aston Villa are hugely interested in Fulham goal machine Ross McCormack.

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)

Aston Villa meh v Newcastle Utd will
Suggested By: Mystic Mug
LOL.. win28%
Lose, it's what we do56%
Draw, meh16%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 36 22 11 3 77 30
2 Spurs 36 19 13 4 70 39
3 Arsenal 36 19 10 7 67 25
4 Man City 36 19 7 10 64 30
5 Man Utd 35 17 9 9 60 12
6 West Ham 35 15 14 6 59 17
7 Southampton 36 16 9 11 57 14
8 Liverpool 35 15 10 10 55 11
9 Chelsea 35 12 12 11 48 7
10 Stoke 36 13 9 14 48 -14
11 Everton 35 10 14 11 44 6
12 Watford 35 12 8 15 44 -6
13 Swansea 36 11 10 15 43 -13
14 WBA 36 10 11 15 41 -14
15 AFC Bournemouth 36 11 8 17 41 -20
16 Crystal Palace 36 10 9 17 39 -10
17 Newcastle 36 8 9 19 33 -25
18 Sunderland 35 7 11 17 32 -18
19 Norwich 35 8 7 20 31 -26
R Aston Villa 36 3 7 26 16 -45
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
2016 has lacked ultimate thrill for Rosberg
Latest Vital Boxing News
That Joshua and Breazeale Bust-Up
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 3:00PM : Newcastle United (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 15 2016 3:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pride of Lions155
2.The Fear61
3.kefkat55
4.sirdennis43
5.villasince6734
6.Silhillvilla33
7."Merd"28
8.Thomas Holte26
9.DeanoVilla24
10.LORD RON SAUNDERS21
Vital Football Comment