Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Shut It Sven!

Shut It Sven!

Martin O'Neill has questioned why Man City boss Sven Goran Eriksson has been touting one of our players, Olof Mellberg, to other clubs. Seem Sven can't keep his mouth shut when it comes to Villa, I'm sure we all remember him talking about managing Villa to a fake Sheikh not so long back!

Reports last week claimed Sven had told Juventus to sign our Swedish international defender and O'Neill said of the matter:

'Recommending Olof to another club is surprising. Maybe I should recommend some of his Manchester City players to Barcelona or Manchester United and see how he likes it. Olof has shown a fantastic attitude for us this season and of course I would like to keep all our best players. I was really surprised with what Sven has said because it's out of character for him to be speaking like that. I'm not sure he should be saying things like that about our player unless he is aiming to take him for his club.'

I think I worded it better last week when I told Sven to shut his gob!

Meanwhile Craig Gardner has said how important a player Olof is to Villa: 'Olof is a tremendous player. He is really a centre-half but he has fitted in well at right-back for the moment and I think it is really important we keep him. We have got quite a small squad and it is really important we keep every single player in January. I would like to see Olof stay. It is squad of quality players. The gaffer has got rid of all the dead wood and brought in fresh wood and hopefully he will add to that in January.'



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 December 7 2007
Time: 1:05PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
ha ha why is Craig Gardner talking like a porn star? Fresh wood? The djemba twins were quality I dont understand what he's saying ;-)
krisvilla
07/12/2007 13:11:00
0
Sven has the knack of opening his mouth and completely putting his foot in it. A bizarre story all the same.
glensider
07/12/2007 17:58:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Aston Villa Around The Social Media Round Up

A round up of social media relating to Aston Villa on 01/07/2016

The Launch - The Video - The Fear!!!

Had to keep this under my hat, or under my trunks, but the kit launch video and a strange guy called The Fear !

Technical Specifications For The New Kit

The technical specifications for the new Aston Villa kit manufactured by Under Armour

The New Aston Villa - Under Armour Kits Revealed

Kit launch crazy today, the new kits revealed.

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)

The new kit?
Suggested By: JP Fear
Love it72%
Like it20%
It's ok8%
Unsure0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Blog: Red Bull Ring Preview
Latest Vital Boxing News
Froch Not Sure About Groves!
Write for Vital Football

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear25
2.HeathfieldRoad18746
3.Green Tea5
4.Fulford5
5.Thomas Holte4
6.Juan Mourep4
7.Eddy14
8.Beovilla4
9.villawill3
10.onlyteaminthemids3
The Vital Football Members League