Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Hendrie Won't Be Held Back

Hendrie Won't Be Held Back

Martin O'Neill says he will monitor the Lee Hendrie situation but wouldn't hold him back if a team came in for him amidst reports that Stoke and Sheffield United are battling for the 29-year-old midfielders signature.

O'Neill said of Hendrie, who made the bench for Villa against Manchester United:

'Lee is back here at this minute. We haven't that many choices at this moment, but he has got a chance and we'll see where we go. We had talks and it was to tell him that we'll see now if he gets a chance to play. Lee has got a run of games now under his belt at Stoke, feels fit enough to play and is getting an opportunity to do so. It's for him to try and take it.'

Adding: 'But now he's got the fitness and got enthusiasm back, I wouldn't want to be holding him back either just for the sake of it but we'll monitor the next couple of weeks.'

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:Monday January 15 2007
Time: 3:43PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Manager speak for if we're desperate he may get on the pitch, but the first half decent offer and he is gone.
steff_the_villan
15/01/2007 16:09:00
0
Something MUST have happened between O'Neill and Pikey, I wonder if he asked him to wash his ferrari?
jonah
15/01/2007 16:10:00
0
Cant wait for the Chav to leave so his ugly mush stops popping up on this site!
mackaavfc
15/01/2007 16:15:00
0
Don't like the guy. Only played well when he's about to sign a new deal or looking to move...reminds me of a certain Mr Baros. Compare his attitude compared to say Barry
tarzan
15/01/2007 16:21:00
0
have we had this story before?
tylervilla
15/01/2007 16:38:00
0
been different quotes over the last month or so tylervilla, these are new ones, honest!
The Fear
15/01/2007 17:29:00
0
It may be a different Hendrie under MON - there's only one way to find out and that's to give him three or four starts, without sub'ing him.
villacross
15/01/2007 18:26:00
0
Wonder if he would demand someone to wash his Ferrari in his new contract?
mackaavfc
15/01/2007 18:41:00
0
He can't be any worse than Petrov at the mo
myleftfoot
15/01/2007 19:38:00
0
Basically MON is telling us that Lee does not figure in his plans, and I would suggest that for whatever reason there is some sort of rift between MON and Hendrie, a rift that cannot be healed. Best for all concerned me thinks if Lee moves on.
glensider
16/01/2007 03:04:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

What Did Villa Earn In 2015/16

With the 2015-16 season behind us, the final television allocation money based on league positions have been confirmed.

Okore On His Way - And Amavi?

Jores Okore is safely edging his bets about his future at Aston Villa following relegation, and French left back Jordan Amavi is being linked with a loan away...

Laursen Reflects On His Time At Villa

Martin Laursen has reflected on the time he spent at Villa Park, and been speaking of his memories of late.

SO! What Does Aston Villa Need From The Takeover??

So... what does Aston Villa need with regards to the takeover?

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)

Roberto Di Matteo would be:
Suggested By: JP Fear
A great appointment26%
A good appointment but I'd prefer a.n.other40%
An average appointment21%
No thanks appointment!13%
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
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
2016 Monaco GP - FP2
Latest Vital Boxing News
Eubank Jnr in Goodwill Gesture
Write for Vital Football

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pride of Lions820
2.The Fear476
3.kefkat340
4.sirdennis290
5.Lerner Out!250
6.Fulford239
7.JuanPabloAngel225
8.glensider205
9.DeanoVilla172
10.Silhillvilla158
The Vital Football Members League