UK time is: 11:01:00
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Bakke To Leeds Or Staying At Villa?

O'Leary has indicated that he would like to keep Eirik Bakke at Aston Villa until the end of the season and hopes the board will tie up an extension to his loan deal which runs out at the end of January.

O'Leary said: 'We badly need Eirik until the end of the season - look at our numbers. It would be a major blow if we don't have him for the second half of the season. We have to sort it out with Leeds but I can't see that being a problem. He is coming on all the time. What he has needed, like Jonathon Woodgate at Real Madrid, is a sustained run of games after a long time out injured. Hopefully he will get that. He is getting stronger and will prove a real solid player for us here.'

Whether the news of the impending takeover changes this situation is unclear. Maybe O'Leary won't need loan players, maybe O'Leary won't be manager? I guess time will tell.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Register on this site via the drop down menu and leave feedback to this story below or click here to join in the debates on the forum.

Go on, get vitalled!

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday December 23 2005

Time: 2:17PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Breaking News - Roy Keane Quits Villa (Friday November 28 2014)

Lambert's Confidence In Clark & Okore (Thursday November 27 2014)

Graham Does Head To Wolves (Thursday November 27 2014)

Lambert, Lambert, Give Us A Wave!? (Thursday November 27 2014)

U21s - Wolves 0-1 Villa (Wednesday November 26 2014)

Villa Fan - Rant Mode On... (Tuesday November 25 2014)

AVFC: Relegation Super Storm? (Tuesday November 25 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 931
2. ClivetheVillan 858
3. The Fear 704
4. kefkat 307
5. Freeman14 281
6. sirdennis 225
7. DeanoVilla 197
8. Villan57 167
9. Clubpaver 125
10. gator 116

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. WBA 12 3 4 5 -4 13
14. Sunderland 12 2 7 3 -7 13
15. Crystal Palace 12 3 3 6 -4 12
16. Aston Villa 12 3 3 6 -11 12
17. Hull City 12 2 5 5 -3 11
18. Leicester City 12 2 4 6 -7 10
19. Burnley 12 2 4 6 -12 10

Breaking League News

Liverpool: Toure Compares Rodgers To Wenger
Liverpool : 28/11/2014 10:41:00
Mystic Mug v Lawro - Villa Away To Burnley
Aston Villa : 28/11/2014 10:21:00
Garbutt impresses on European debut
Everton : 28/11/2014 10:15:00
Breaking News - Roy Keane Quits Villa
Aston Villa : 28/11/2014 09:56:00
Vital Preview: Liverpool vs. Stoke City
Liverpool : 28/11/2014 09:37:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Villa v Burnley (away) will:
Suggested By:  Mystic Mug
Win - phew! 36%
Lose - gulp! 47%
Draw - meh! 17%