Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

England Dreams For Villa Striker

England Dreams For Villa Striker

Gabby Agbonlahor has made his international decision and says England is where his heart is.

The Villa striker scored for the Under-21s against Montenegro on Friday and said:

'I have other choices but England are the team I want to play for and I won't be playing for anyone else. What happened in the summer before the Championships is in the past and has been put behind us. I want to be there in Sweden and Stuart Pearce has been good about welcoming me back into the squad. That has been the best part about it. He has seen how much I am enjoying my football at Villa and gave me that chance. It means a lot.'

He also says he 'really enjoyed' the game against Montenegro adding, 'The team played well as a whole and it was great to get the goal.'

Now he has his sites set firmly on a full England cap: 'Having seen Ashley Young make the step up from under-21s to the full squad gives everyone hope. He has deserved it and I am sure there are more players in this team who have what it takes. He has proved that if you can do it at one level, you can do it at another. My main aim is to play for the seniors. It is everyone's dream.'

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.

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Monday September 10 2007
Time: 11:34AM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
For a bloke to play for Nigeria or Scotland he must have at least visited the place surely. The Erdington lad should be playing for England....
col8
10/09/2007 19:16:00
0
He's still got a lot to learn, and there's a lot in his game to work at and improve upon, but Gabby is certainly making great strides. I'm pleased to see that he's decided that it is with England that any future international career lies, but as col8 says, it really should have been his only realistic option.
glensider
11/09/2007 12:28:00
0
Pleased too that Pearce has welcomed him back into the fold so readily. Hope the spectator's at the under 21 games dont resort to giving him the David Bentley treatment, Bentley another player who 'went awol'.
glensider
21/09/2007 09:30:00
0
Wonder if Nigeria ever was really an option? Scotland too for that matter. They certainly are wierd regulations that allow this sort of thing to happen.
glensider
27/11/2007 22:43:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Stats: Watford v Villa

All the stats from Watford (3) vs (2) Villa, Vicarage Road, 30/4/16 Att: 20,653

Watford v Aston Villa - Team Sheets

Aston Villa are at Watford today, this is a 3pm kick-off - the line-ups have been confirmed.

U21s - Provisional Play Off Final Details

Aston Villa's Under 21 side have already booked their place in the Premier League Division Two Play Off final this season, and we know we await the Arsenal v Blackburn...

N'Zogbia Writes Villa Obituary

The man in the flowery curtain and Darth Zoggy wannabee has today closed the chapter on his Aston Villa career and provided fans with the moment they will remember...

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)

Watford MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Bunn2%
Clark66%
Lescott0%
Toner0%
Hutton0%
Westwood0%
Gana0%
Bacuna0%
Cissokho0%
Ayew16%
Gestede16%
Sub - Sanchez0%
Sub - Sinclair0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 35 22 10 3 76 30
2 Spurs 35 19 12 4 69 39
3 Man City 35 19 7 9 64 32
4 Arsenal 35 18 10 7 64 24
5 Man Utd 34 17 8 9 59 12
6 West Ham 34 14 14 6 56 14
7 Liverpool 34 15 10 9 55 13
8 Southampton 35 15 9 11 54 12
9 Chelsea 34 12 11 11 47 7
10 Stoke 35 13 8 14 47 -14
11 Everton 34 9 14 11 41 5
12 Watford 34 11 8 15 41 -7
13 WBA 35 10 11 14 41 -11
14 AFC Bournemouth 35 11 8 16 41 -19
15 Swansea 35 10 10 15 40 -15
16 Crystal Palace 35 10 9 16 39 -9
17 Sunderland 34 7 10 17 31 -18
18 Norwich 34 8 7 19 31 -25
19 Newcastle 35 7 9 19 30 -26
R Aston Villa 35 3 7 25 16 -44
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
2016 Russia GP - Qualifying
Latest Vital Boxing News
DeGale Targeting Callum Smith
Vital Football Comment

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Apr 30 2016 3:00PM : Watford (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 7 2016 3:00PM : Newcastle United (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 15 2016 3:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pride of Lions1273
2.The Fear641
3.glensider481
4.sirdennis385
5.kefkat317
6.Fulford301
7.JuanPabloAngel253
8.Silhillvilla245
9.Bonker233
10.gator195
Write for Vital Football