Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

The Villa Times - 24/11/2006

The Villa Times - 24/11/2006

Unoial Villa News...



Tut tut, Patrik Berger has been a naughty boy. It has been revealed by Villa boss Martin O'Neill that he allowed Berger to leave Villa and go on loan to Stoke after breaching club rules earlier in the week.

Chris Sutton is a doubt for tomorrows game against Middlesbrough having picked up a knock to his calf in training. Martin O'Neill told the official site: 'We have a bit of a problem in that Chris Sutton didn't train and we'll have to wait and see. He's picked-up a problem in midweek and we'll see how he is.'

Stiliyan Petrov and Aaron Hughes could both possibly return from injuries: 'Stiliyan trained today, Aaron trained today and there's good improvement in both of them. I'll wait to see if there's ant reaction tomorrow.' Gavin McCann should also be back in contention after recovering from an illness.

Villa left-back Jlloyd Samuel has conceded he'll have a hard task to get his place back now he has recovered from his thigh injury because the defence is doing so well. Full quotes: Click Here

Mike Hancock MP has put down an Early Day Motion in the House of Commons calling for the introduction of safe standing areas: Full article: Click Here

Gareth Barry has spoken about the influence of Gareth Southgate: 'I'm looking forward to seeing Gareth. I spent a lot of time at club level with him and when I first broke through into the England team, he was a regular there. He helped me on the pitch and off it, so I've got a lot to thank Gareth for, because he was that type of character. It's still early days in his managerial career and you can't judge him yet. He's got a good squad up there and I'm sure he's eventually going to do well.' Adding 'He was a role-model, not only to the younger players, but also to the more experienced players. They looked up to Gareth Southgate.'

Martin O'Neill says Gareth Barry just needs to keep playing well to attract the attention of the England manager.... Full article: Click Here

Gavin McCann says he is up for the fight if Martin O'Neill brings in new players during the January transfer window. He also says Villa have some decent midfielder options at the moment. Full article: Click Here

Gary Cahill is looking to join Liam Ridgewell in the first team regularly. 'I want to try to emulate Liam. That is the most important thing. Liam has got about 80-odd appearances under his belt. I have always said you have never made it until you have made 200 appearances and performed at a good level consistently. That is my aim now.'

Thought for the day: Don't cry because it's over; smile because it happened. (Collective puke!)

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:Friday November 24 2006
Time: 3:51PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
good to see o'neil enforcing the rules and berger is in the wilderness for the time being........
ernshaw
24/11/2006 22:49:00
0
MON had to act swiftly and with authority to discipline Patrik Berger. The club is on a high, positive attitudes surrounding everyone connected with the club. The last thing we need is a naughty schoolboy type amongst the ranks.
glensider
25/11/2006 09:06:00
0
to good to play for the reserves!!!!!!!!!!! ship his ass out. UTV
steff_the_villan
27/11/2006 09:19:00
0
He's got talent too, thats the shame of it. If committed, he could probably still do a job for us.
glensider
16/03/2007 03:36:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

HK - Abdo & McKirdy Talk Soccer 7's Trophy

Khalid Abdo and Harry McKirdy have both been giving their thoughts on Aston Villa's Hong Kong Soccer Sevens success last weekend.

Grealish Bags Brace On Full England U21 Debut

Youngster Jack Grealish made his England Under 21 debut in their last game against Portugal, and tonight he went one better on his full debut against Guinea.

Clark Linked To West Brom - Okore On The Future

Republic of Ireland centre half Ciaran Clark is again being linked with a move to West Bromwich Albion, and Jores Okore has been speaking about his future.

HK - Petty Delighted With Soccer Sevens Win

Coach Ben Petty has hailed the attitude of the youngsters who lifted the Hong Kong Soccer Sevens at the weekend.

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)

David Moyes would be:
Suggested By: JP Fear
A great appointment74%
A good appointment but I'd prefer a.n.other10%
Average appointment1%
No thanks appointment15%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
F1 teams cover good mileage in test
Latest Vital Boxing News
Makabu Threatens to Knock Bellew Out
Vital Football Comment

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pride of Lions786
2.The Fear416
3.kefkat311
4.sirdennis271
5.Lerner Out!246
6.Fulford226
7.glensider205
8.JuanPabloAngel182
9.DeanoVilla152
10.Thomas Holte144
Write for Vital Football