Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Villa Legend Digs The Hokey Cokey

Villa Legend Digs The Hokey Cokey

Not sure praise comes much higher than this! Our very own Ian Taylor has pinpointed Nigel Hokey-Cokey as a future Villa legend.

Ian told the official site 'I spoke to Nigel after the Chelsea game and he said it's a great club and he loves it here. He didn't realise how big a club it was until he got here. He also admitted they've set themselves high standards now and they've got to live up to those high standards. They've got to go and do it again week in and week out.'

And his qualities the former fans favourite said of NRC, 'He gives a real edge to the midfield. His battling qualities are second to none and I think the fans will really love him here. I think they've taken to him already and he's a good leader as well. He's a real leader out on the pitch and he's a voice. Hopefully he'll be a great asset to us for years to come.'

And on the Villa who he has supported since a kid he says: 'There's a fantastic buzz about the place. It's fantastic and it's carried on from the end of last season. Martin O'Neill and Randy Lerner have come in and I think they've done fantastically well - you could see the progress made in the win against Chelsea.'

And it will get even better after we beat Manchester City in their soul-less ground this afternoon!



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Sunday September 16 2007
Time: 11:06AM

Comments

0
one Ian Taylor theres only one Ian Taylor....top player top bloke....NRC has the makings of being something special....great engine....10 times better than Gavin Mcant.....
imavillan
16/09/2007 12:51:00
0
I totally agree with you about NRC, imavillan, but I'm not sure we need to have a dig at Gav (who always gave 100% best for Villa) in order to big up NRC. Why be negative?
BobTheBuilder
16/09/2007 15:16:00
0
Nigel Mediocre - get it right!
merlin
17/09/2007 16:28:00
0
A little bit of Ian Taylor passion wouldn't have gone amiss at The City Of Manchester Stadium.
glensider
17/09/2007 19:49:00
0
As for Gavin McCann, I thought that he did us well during his Villa Park time, turning in some impressive displays, and always giving 100% to the claret and blue cause. Accept that he wasn't everybody's cup of tea, but we were always a better team with him there in the mix.
glensider
19/09/2007 17:20:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Aston Villa Articles

The Vital Villa Interviews 2017: Dr Tony Ste

Dr Tony Ste takes our summer 2017 interview.

Please No. Not Stewart Downing. AVFC Transfer Talk

Transfer talk relating to Aston Villa on 23/06/2017

FA End Betting Sponsorship

Late yesterday afternoon, the Football Association announced the result of its three month review of their relationship with gambling companies and that association now comes to an end.

The Vital Villa Interviews 2017: randy.stand

randy.stand takes the summer of 2017 Vital Villa interview...

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
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Would you want Downing back?
Suggested By: JP Fear
No way91%
Yes please9%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
2017 Azerbaijan GP - FP3
Latest Vital Boxing News
Copper Box Arena - July 8th Update
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.JuanPabloAngel403
2.col8345
3.The Fear343
4.sirdennis210
5.Pride of Lions168
6.Silhillvilla151
7.Melon Donkey104
8.BBJ102
9.villasince6783
10.HeathfieldRoad187481
Vital Football Comment