Pearce Full Of O'Neill Compliments
Stuart Pearce has indicated he thinks the FA made a mistake not taking Martin O'Neill as England manager. Not a mistake as far as us Villa fans are concerned though, it was a perfect decision as he's ours now!
Pearce said: 'I think Martin O'Neill would have done a good job for England. He is a fantastic manager and he is proving that again at Aston Villa. I have never worked under him but Tim Flowers played for him and said he was an excellent man-manager. But he must be tactically aware as well because Villa were stumbling along a little bit and he has gone in and worked wonders. From Villa's point of view, he looks a great appointment.'
I'm fascinated to see exactly what Martin O'Neill builds at Villa. If backed - which he obviously will be - he could very easily become a Villa legend and be as synonymous at Villa as Brian Clough was at Nottingham Forest. Lets face it, he's not even scratched the surface yet, short of bringing in Petrov and a few short term signings, he is still playing with other managers players.
The future is bright, the future is claret and blue!