Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

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?!?



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

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

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Conor Benn Wins on Points

Comments

0
Why do I get nervous when Mellberg starts talking before a Derby game?
still skeggy
08/11/2007 11:37:00
0
My exact thoughts
Pking
08/11/2007 11:46:00
0
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
0
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
0
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
0
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
0
If Birmingham put it up to us they'll win.
Pking
08/11/2007 13:25:00
0
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
0
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
0
Doesnt that thick t**t every learn! Keep your mouth shut Mellberg and concentrate on the game.
wislor
08/11/2007 13:54:00
Page 1/3
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

VIDEO - Highlights of Aston Villa v Newcastle United

As the title says, video highlights of AVFC v NUFC !

Aston Villa Fans Reactions To Newcastle Utd Match

Numerous reactions from Aston Villa fans for the Villa v Newcastle United match

What A Bizarre Match - Aston Villa v Newcastle Utd

What a bizarre match!

Audio - Di Matteo Credits Villa Fightback

Manager Roberto Di Matteo has been giving his thoughts following today's draw with fellow relegated Newcastle United.

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)

Newcastle MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Gollini14%
Chester0%
Elphick2%
Baker0%
Adomah0%
Westwood2%
Jedinak2%
Amavi1%
Bacuna1%
Kodjia38%
Ayew25%
Sub - Tshibola14%
Sub - Gestede0%
Sub - Hepburn-Murphy1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Norwich 9 6 2 1 20 6
2 Huddersfield 9 6 1 2 19 4
3 Brighton 9 5 2 2 17 6
4 Reading 9 5 2 2 17 0
5 Newcastle 9 5 1 3 16 10
6 Birmingham 9 4 4 1 16 4
7 Barnsley 9 5 0 4 15 6
8 Wolves 9 4 3 2 15 3
9 Brentford 9 4 2 3 14 6
10 Bristol City 9 4 2 3 14 5
11 Sheff Wed 9 4 2 3 14 -1
12 Leeds Utd 9 4 1 4 13 -1
13 Fulham 9 3 4 2 13 -2
14 Ipswich 9 3 3 3 12 0
15 Forest 9 3 2 4 11 -2
16 Q.P.R. 9 3 2 4 11 -4
17 Aston Villa 9 1 6 2 9 0
18 Burton 9 2 3 4 9 -2
19 Preston 9 3 0 6 9 -4
20 Blackburn 9 2 2 5 8 -6
21 Cardiff 9 2 2 5 8 -7
22 Derby County 9 1 3 5 6 -6
23 Rotherham 9 1 3 5 6 -12
24 Wigan 9 1 2 6 5 -3
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Gutierrez considering options away from Haas
Latest Vital Boxing News
Burton Registers another Win
Vital Football Comment

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Sep 27 2016 7:45PM : Barnsley (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 15 2016 5:30PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 18 2016 8:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Fulham (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 30 2016 12:00PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear530
2.glensider328
3.sirdennis300
4.Fulford263
5.Silhillvilla212
6.Melon Donkey188
7.kefkat161
8.JuanPabloAngel133
9.villasince67126
10.DeanoVilla115
Write for Vital Football