Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Young - Happy, Settled & Up For It

Young - Happy, Settled & Up For It

Ashley Young says he doesn't mind where he plays in the Villa team having been utilised on the right, left, as a striker and also, against Inter Milan, in the hole behind the front two, who last weekend was Gabby and Luke Moore.

Mr Speedy, told the official site,

'I enjoyed playing in the hole (against Inter) - I've always said I don't mind where I'm playing as long as I'm in the team. Playing just behind the front two I enjoyed that role - I played there on Saturday and I loved it because I got a lot of the ball and I felt good playing there. I feel the more I'm on the ball, the better it is for Villa - whether I'm playing out on the wing or behind the front two. As long as I can do what I'm good at, then I'm happy and I can produce either a goal or a pass that leads to us scoring to help us win the game.'

And on the pre-season preparations he feels Villa are well prepared and confident adding: 'It's great to be going into the season flying and doing really well in pre-season has helped. I feel I've had a good pre-season and I can't wait for the Liverpool game. I went into the European Under-21 championship with a lot of confidence after playing well in the last few games of last season. I was happy with the way things were going and I was just looking to carry that on and hopefully I can go out against Liverpool and do well again.'

He warns it will be a 'tough test' but that these are the challenges that Villa have got to rise to.

'Villa want to be in the Champions' League - who wouldn't want to be there? So we're looking forward to pitting our wits against a side who are expected to be there every year. Everyone is spending money and bringing in players but all that matters is what you do on the pitch. We all know Liverpool have spent money bringing in players, but we've got to concentrate on ourselves and everyone here has a really good feeling going into the game and go out there and do the business. It doesn't bother us that more signings haven't arrived yet. That's down to the manager and his staff. As players, we just want to get down to training and get the games going.'

Anyone else pacing up and down and full of butterflies in the old belly? Thought so!

Match preview: Click Here

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Saturday August 11 2007
Time: 11:33AM

Comments

0
he's got the world at his feet and MON is just the kinda manager to help him along the road to success!
merlin
12/08/2007 10:03:00
0
I like him. He's exciting. When he gets the ball you always believe that somethings going to happen.
glensider
12/08/2007 23:59:00
0
Think he's a great talnt, and my dark horse for PFA Young Player of the Year this season. Didnt have the best game against Liverpool tho.
DeanoVilla
13/08/2007 08:19:00
0
You could be right there Deano. I hope you are.
glensider
21/09/2007 15:05:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Better De Laet Than Never For Aston Villa?!

It's official, Aston Villa have a new right back.

Hutton Gets Scotland Call

Aston Villa's Alan Hutton has been called up by Scotland manager Gordon Strachan for the coming international break.

Zaha Rumours Off The Mark

I'm not sure which tabloid thought this one up, or what they were on at the point, but Dr Tony Xia has rubbished speculation linking us with Crystal Palace's...

Bacuna Pleased With Derby Showing

Leandro Bacuna has been speaking about Saturday's goalless draw with Derby County at the iPro Stadium and he was pleased with the performance of the side.

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)

Derby MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Gollini7%
Bacuna2%
Elphick41%
Chester5%
Cissokho2%
Ayew4%
Westwood3%
Gardner6%
Grealish22%
Gestede0%
McCormack7%
Sub - Kozak0%
Sub - Amavi0%
Sub - Green1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 4 3 1 0 10 3
2 Brighton 4 2 2 0 8 6
3 Wolves 4 2 2 0 8 4
4 Norwich 4 2 2 0 8 4
5 Fulham 4 2 2 0 8 2
6 Q.P.R. 4 2 0 2 6 2
7 Newcastle 4 2 0 2 6 2
8 Brentford 4 2 0 2 6 1
9 Barnsley 4 2 0 2 6 0
10 Bristol City 4 2 0 2 6 0
11 Forest 4 2 0 2 6 -2
12 Aston Villa 4 1 2 1 5 2
13 Ipswich 4 1 2 1 5 0
14 Birmingham 4 1 2 1 5 -1
15 Cardiff 4 1 2 1 5 -1
16 Derby County 4 1 2 1 5 -1
17 Wigan 4 1 1 2 4 1
18 Burton 4 1 1 2 4 0
19 Leeds Utd 4 1 1 2 4 -2
20 Sheff Wed 4 1 1 2 4 -3
21 Reading 4 1 1 2 4 -4
22 Rotherham 4 1 1 2 4 -5
23 Preston 4 1 0 3 3 -1
24 Blackburn 4 0 1 3 1 -7
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Drivers make tyre selections for Belgium
Latest Vital Boxing News
Buatsi Homes in On Olympic Gold
Vital Football Comment

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.glensider557
2.The Fear544
3.Fulford357
4.Silhillvilla204
5.sirdennis165
6.kefkat158
7.Stephen Jay Hawkings147
8.Melon Donkey146
9.villasince67137
10.DeanoVilla126
Write for Vital Football