Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

The Fantasy Transfer Window Opens

The Fantasy Transfer Window Opens

The Vital Fantasy Game transfer window is about to re-open! As of September 4th you can start making the necessary changes to challenge for honours! www.vitalfantasyfootball.co.uk

Fantasy Football Newsletter # 4

In certain matches within the weekend's fixtures, it was a true David vs Goliath story. However, in others Goliath squashed David, and then jumped unmercifully up and down - six times.

Aston Villa are the talk of the weekend after upsetting Chelsea's unbeaten run. A well placed corner from Gareth Barry resulted in a surprise goal from new signing Zat Knight. Even though Chelsea had the most possession, their attacking was blunted by a stubborn Villa defence and with just two minutes to go, Agbonlahor managed to connect Young's cross into the back of the Chelsea net to seal victory for Villa.

A popular pick for Vital Fantasy Football is Fernando Torres who made many managers happy as he had his say twice in the 6-0 drubbing that Liverpool handed to Derby. Xabi Alonso also managed to get two goals - his first a free kick from 45 yards out, which opened the floodgates for Liverpool. Young Dutch prospect Ryan Babel slotted one home and last week's goal scorer Andrei Voronin managed to net one as well.

Spurs made the trip to Craven Cottage this weekend and looked really good to start off with. Berbatov scored a scintillating goal and young Gareth Bale's performance was excellent, highlighted by his first goal of the season. Fulham fought back and at 3-1 down there did not seem to be much hope. Until the 77th minute when Smertin managed to hit a shot which deflected over Robinson's head and gave the Cottagers an inkling of hope. After 90 minutes were up, Fulham were slightly desperate and launched a final attack through a massive throw in to the box, a half clearance found it's way over Diomansy Kamara's head. He acrobatically flew himself into the air and lobbed an astounding overhead kick over Robinson to secure a point for Fulham.

Just as the transfer window has come to an end, the Vital Fantasy Football transfer window opens up, and will remain open until the end of the season! Transfers are available from the 4th of September, so any changes that need to be made to your teams can now be done. When thinking of transfers there are certain things to be remembered from the weekend's games, like Carragher and Gerrard watching Liverpool in the stands and Drogba limping off the field for Chelsea. Check the home page for the top scoring players for August!

With the game even more interesting now, be sure to challenge your mates in the mini-leagues and show them how much better you are at choosing a team than they are. Who knows, they may end up winning a prize and you can demand a share of it for the invite!

To make transfers or to sign up and show us how it is done: Click Here

Good luck with the transfers!

Vital Fantasy Football HQ



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Monday September 3 2007
Time: 7:44PM

Comments

0
Just 4 hours and I can get rid of Heskey and Baros
col8
03/09/2007 19:48:00
0
I don't think I can take another transfer window. I'm checking newsnow as a matter of habit!
Gazvilla
03/09/2007 20:49:00
0
So, I am going to get rid of Berger - can you recommend anyone else in his place?
herringthorpe
03/09/2007 21:50:00
0
not sure how much berger cost you herringthorpe? Was a bad move really, great player but only a bit part player and often injured sadly! If you have the money, the luke moore or gabby agbonlahor might be good for you. If you have a bit more, then ashley young!
The Fear
03/09/2007 21:58:00
0
carvalho has -1. need to get rid pronto
fullygrownman
03/09/2007 22:51:00
0
I was thinking more of Stewart Downing really - though when I get rid of Berger I won't have a Villa player so perhaps I will go for Gareth Barry.
herringthorpe
04/09/2007 15:35:00
0
Cant go wrong then herringthorpe. On the contrary in fact, you'll have yourself a major points getter.
glensider
04/09/2007 18:08:00
0
Right, time for a major overhaul i think! 58th is quite sickening!!!
DeanoVilla
06/09/2007 09:43:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Garde Talks Up The Defence

Manager Remi Garde has done his normal midweek piece and in this edition he talks about the 'massive solidarity' amongst our back four.

Premier League Rebrands Ready For Villa Departure

The Premier League have today confirmed that they are rebranding from the 2016-17 season and inevitably the Lion goes.

Fox Will Be Gutted - Shirt Revenues To Drop

Chief Executive in the world of fancy titles Tom Fox will have been gutted to inform long standing members of staff they faced redundancy following his CEOship...

King Outlines His Villa Hopes

Having been appointed to the bridge of his beloved Titanic and joining other people without a background of running anything football related other than possibly the odd...

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Profile
Mike Field
Profile
Steve Wade
Profile
Villa_Grizzly
Profile
Turkish Penguin
Profile
Glensider
Profile
Chris Heath
Profile
M Calucar
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Norwich MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Bunn7%
Richards0%
Okore11%
Lescott10%
Cissokho0%
Bacuna0%
Gana33%
Westwood0%
Gil8%
Agbonlahor26%
Veretout5%
Sub - Clark0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Arsenal 25 14 6 5 48 17
4 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
5 Man Utd 25 11 8 6 41 10
6 West Ham 25 10 9 6 39 9
7 Southampton 25 10 7 8 37 9
8 Everton 25 8 11 6 35 12
9 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
10 Watford 25 9 6 10 33 0
11 Stoke 25 9 6 10 33 -7
12 Crystal Palace 25 9 5 11 32 -4
13 Chelsea 25 7 9 9 30 -2
14 WBA 25 7 8 10 29 -9
15 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 7 11 28 -12
16 Swansea 25 6 9 10 27 -9
17 Newcastle 25 6 6 13 24 -18
18 Norwich 25 6 5 14 23 -20
19 Sunderland 25 5 5 15 20 -19
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Who will be Channel 4's lead presenter?
Latest Vital Boxing News
Whyte Would Take Haye Fight
Write for Vital Football

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Feb 14 2016 2:05PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Everton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 19 2016 5:30PM : Swansea City (a)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pride of Lions446
2.The Fear263
3.ClivetheVillan230
4.Fulford230
5.JuanPabloAngel165
6.sirdennis157
7.revdpete150
8.DeanoVilla113
9.Wurzel113
10.He'sBiggerThanMe&You88
The Vital Football Members League