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Mellberg Confident Of Villa Win

Mellberg Confident Of Villa Win

Olof Mellberg says that despite an uninspiring performance against Derby County last weekend, the players know the importance of the local derby and that the team can step up a gear.

He told Lisa Smith at the Birmingham Post:

'...am I confident for the Birmingham game? Yes, definitely.'

Adding, 'It is important to win even if you are not on top of your game. We probably need to raise our game a little bit for Sunday and I hope the Derby game showed we have acquired the knack of winning when not playing well. That is really important. All the top teams, that is what they do and sometimes that can be the difference from being up there challenging and being a mid-table team.'

Just got to hope that the players, especially the younger ones, realise they'll have to BATTLE for every ball and nothing but 100% for the full 90 mins will be accepted from the Villa faithful, this is their time to repay our support surely?!?



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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Thursday November 8 2007
Time: 11:34AM

Comments

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Why do I get nervous when Mellberg starts talking before a Derby game?
still skeggy
08/11/2007 11:37:00
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My exact thoughts
Pking
08/11/2007 11:46:00
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Dito Skeggy. I seem to remember his words backfired last time he opened his mouth! Come on boys lets leave the talking till Sunday!
MattUTV
08/11/2007 11:52:00
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We need to perform like we did against Chelsea like our lives depend on it! Anything less is unacceptable!
DeanoVilla
08/11/2007 12:04:00
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If you play poor you will still win because they are sh**!!! 4-1 to the Villians, easy!
will it ever happen
08/11/2007 12:09:00
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I'm already planning a big ***** up infront of telly. not going to the pub in case we loose and there are blue noses in there gloating. come on villa lets give them a kicking and wipe the floor with them. My heart says villa win my head says a tough game that could go either way.
*Holte*End*Star*
08/11/2007 12:39:00
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If Birmingham put it up to us they'll win.
Pking
08/11/2007 13:25:00
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last time Mellberg shouted his mouth we lost and Bruce mocked him post match. If I remember correctly potato head said Mellberg wouldn't get into the Bles defence.
supermansfoot
08/11/2007 13:42:00
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That must have been before liam "can't run" ridgewell captained them. What a tool Bruce is.
The Usual Suspect
08/11/2007 13:52:00
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Doesnt that thick t**t every learn! Keep your mouth shut Mellberg and concentrate on the game.
wislor
08/11/2007 13:54:00
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