Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Spurs Screened, Food AND Drink?!

Spurs Screened, Food AND Drink?!

Villa have started screening live games that are available on Sky and Setanta at The Holte which sounds a great idea to me!

The next one being shown, with plenty of tv's around in all the rooms, is the Spurs v Villa match (Monday night at 8pm). The Holte have extended the closing time until 11pm and are laying on a snack menu to accompany the beer on offer!

There is safe parking in the Holte End car park which is also well lit, so no worries about parking.

Sounds like a good crack to me. I know Vital member Erod went to the Man City game screening there and said it was great watching it with such a good atmosphere and historic surroundings.

The official site promo also reminds you that Thursday night is curry night with a curry and drink for just £6.50 and Friday offers up a Surf and Turf or other meals from £7.95. Not forgetting a Sunday roast on, err, Sundays for a tenner including a drink.

The Holte, Aston Villa Football Club, Villa Park, Birmingham, B6 6HE.
Telephone Number: 0121 327 2299 extension 400
E-mail: theholte@avfc.co.uk

We'll have to fix up a Vital Villa meet up when one of the away games is screened there. We can split the tables for optimists, realists and pessimists. Only problem is, I'll not be able to make up my mind which table to be on!

Just a reminder that we've got a Vital Villa meet up arranged for Friday 21 December at the Holte Pub, early evening for some nosh and onward until they throw us out.



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Friday September 28 2007
Time: 1:52PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Mr Fear, to make it easier for you first of all sit on the optimists table when your glass is half full, when it reaches half empty you can go on the pessimists table then when your glass is empty you can go on the realists table and buy us all a drink.
Hoss The Villain
28/09/2007 14:20:00
0
I didn't notice the comma in the headline at first and thought this was an article about Totteringham keeping tabs on thier meals to avoid sh**ing themselves before a big game again!!!
Rocky7
28/09/2007 14:29:00
0
lol Rocky.

Hoss, sounds like a good set up to me! I'm like the Paul Whitehouse character at the bar who can't make up his mind in the great fast show. 'Started well haven't we?' yes. 'No we haven't we are rubbish.' Yes, thats what I mean, total rubbish. 'you can't say we are rubbish, we are on top' exactly, totally on top.... I'll get me coat!
The Fear
28/09/2007 16:01:00
0
Quality Rocky, It should be Lasagne night not curry night.
Villan444
28/09/2007 17:08:00
0
Great idea. Obviously not as great as actually being at the stadium, but a good way to enjoy the game all the same. Beer flowing, in the company of fellow Villans, and the goals flowing in from the lads. Its what life's about.
glensider
28/09/2007 17:34:00
0
I visited the Holte Hotel for the first time on Wednesday. I went in to meet a few pals after the game. I never actually went there until about quarter past ten because I had been having drinks in the MGregor Suite. Whilst the building and interior was impressive, it had been shunned by all but 7 supporters, and 4 of them were the pals I was meeting. I have consistently said it us, The Villa fans, who are the area of weakness that will let this club down. This was a perfect example. We have had so many people on here saying that it is great that the club have invested £4 million in rebuilding the place and that it was long overdue. Well thanks for the effort Randy. My first impression is that your efforts have been shunned. How can the pub, right behind the Holte End, be empty 45 minutes after a match finishes. As another example of fans demanding certain things but then not delivering, the Bluescouse game was the first game that the club had a shuttle bus service from Solihull, Redditch and Lichfield. This was at the demand of the fans. When I came out of the ground there were only 2 buses. So much for demand. This is just another example of Villa fans asking for something, then turning their nose up at it when they get it. The owners will eventually see we are all talk and they will stop investing in the things we ask for. And then we will complain that the club don't listen. Well the club are listening and reacting to our messages. The ones who will eventually be to blame for further things not happening will the fans. It has always been the same. 15 months ago, apparently 10's of thousands of 'missing' fans would return to VP as soon as Ellis left. What a load of rubbish that has turned out to be. The famous banner from O'Dearys last season should have read 'we ARE very fickle, we just don't like you'. And whilst I am in moan mode, another example of our fickleness, aside from only 25,000 turning up for the Leicester game, why was the ground half empty at the final whistle of the Bluescouse game? We were winning! It was only 4 o'clock so there would have been no rush for the last train. Traffic wasn't an issue. I left the Adventurers pub 45 minutes after the game, the roads were empty and I was on the motorway in 5 minutes. So why ******** fans have the decency to stay and applaud a good victory against a useful Bluescouse team? Everybody was quick enough to boo them off after the Leicester game. Our support is poor and hypocritical in my opinion. We ask for things, then don't use them. We would rather boo than cheer our own team. It is easy to see via these pages how many fickle nomarks we have supposedly supporting our club. Passion and pride for our club, don't make me laugh. Yes we have many partisan and superb supporters. But we have far to many part time supporters. It it is obvious from these pages that the majority of fans who attend regularly make supportive comments and offer constructive critisism where necessary. Those who can't go due to their location often seem to offer a balanced point of view. But those who turn up every now and again are the ones who slag off the club the most. In simple terms, those who put in the least amount of effort make the most bad feeling.
voiceoftheholte
29/09/2007 10:08:00
0
I was gonna go but think I'll go rococo instead. It's closer, cheaper and has 2 massive HD TV's
DeanoVilla
01/10/2007 14:35:00
0
Very valid comments voth. Never has the saying 'Empty vessels' been more appropriate than when aimed at our non-attendee's, couch supporters, and early leavers.
glensider
02/10/2007 20:42:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Safe Standing Comes Back On The Agenda

New owner Dr Tony Xia's social media presence continues and this time there's a return to the talk of safe standing at Villa Park.

U21s - No Happy Biggleswade Return For Davis

Aston Villa's Under 21s headed to Keinan Davis' old side Biggleswade Town yesterday, and suffered a three nil loss.

Villa Take Nantes Win

Villa's pre season unbeaten run continues following the one nil victory over FC Nantes last night at the Stade Leo Lagrange.

Villa Discussing Indian Academy?

New owner Dr Tony Xia has been a busy boy again when it comes to twitter...

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)

Would you keep Scott Sinclair?
Suggested By: JP Fear
Yes, could be an asset62%
No36%
Unsure2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Barnsley 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Birmingham 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Blackburn 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Bristol City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Burton 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Leeds Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Blog: Hungarian GP Report
Latest Vital Boxing News
Cleverly Gets Braehmer World Title Fight
Vital Football Comment

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear451
2.sirdennis177
3.Fulford155
4.Silhillvilla110
5.glensider107
6.kefkat106
7.1958Villan88
8.HeathfieldRoad187484
9.gator83
10.McParlandTheGreat81
Write for Vital Football