UK time is: 12:59:26
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Davies Gives Villa A Boost

After missing last weeks trip to Sunderland after breaking his nose in a freak training ground accident on Friday, Curtis Davies could potentially be a bench warmer against Manchester City this Saturday.

The broken nose was achieved without complication, and although Davies wasn't expected to be back in the Villa team in time for this weekend, Martin O'Neill is convinced he could now be back in contention.

Speaking on the official site, our manager said:

'He had an accident in training - it was a bit of a collision and he fell down. We're trying to get that fixed this week, but he's feeling much, much better.

'It was a blow because we had no defenders on the bench last Saturday, but we hope to have a choice this Saturday and I'd hope he could be fit for this weekend.'

Interestingly enough, and backing up my thoughts that Cahill has returned to Villa, but will go back to Sheffield United in January with another recall option are Martin's comments as follows:

'If Gary comes through his operation, then he will be available as well.

'I haven't had that choice with defenders since the summer and I wish I could have that all over the pitch.'

Does look increasingly like Cahill was asked to return to cover the period of games Davies could be injured for.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday December 19 2007

Time: 12:52PM

Your Comments

If we sell Cahill I'll be writing Mr.Oneill a letter telling him just what I think of his 5 year plan. If Cahill isn't part of our future I will cry
PTP
When is Davies gonna play,this could turn out to be the biggest waste of money in the clubs history the way its going.
Pking
we havent spent it yet, surely he is the long term replacement for zat knight and as soon as zat puts a long term run of poor form in curtis should be straight in.
villabikes29
I cant wait to see Curtis Davies introduced into our starting line up. If he realises his potential then we have quite a player on our hands, someone who can be the central figure in our defence for seasons to come.
glensider
Glensider, if he is that good, why isn't he playing?
Gordonsleftboot
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Something For The Weekend (466) (Friday September 19 2014)

Lambert - We Have To Build On This (Friday September 19 2014)

Loan Spell Will Do Robinson Good (Friday September 19 2014)

Lawro Tips Arsenal For Victory (Friday September 19 2014)

Lambert - Ron Remains A Doubt (Thursday September 18 2014)

Guzan - Villa Park Will Be Rocking (Thursday September 18 2014)

Lambert Speaks Following Contract Extension (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Paul Lambert Extends Villa Stay (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Robinson Loaned To Preston (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Hutton - I Want To Take This Opportunity (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. ClivetheVillan 544
2. Pride of Lions 531
3. The Fear 469
4. mike_field 240
5. kefkat 221
6. Villan Of The North 221
7. DeanoVilla 205
8. sirdennis 174
9. lewis1980 137
10. Juan Mourep 121

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 4 4 0 0 +9 12
2. Aston Villa 4 3 1 0 +3 10
3. Swansea 4 3 0 1 +3 9
4. Southampton 4 2 1 1 +5 7
5. Man City 4 2 1 1 +3 7
6. Spurs 4 2 1 1 +2 7
7. Arsenal 4 1 3 0 +1 6

Breaking League News

Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Bromwich Albion.
Spurs : 20/09/2014 08:36:00
NUFC v Hull Review
Newcastle : 20/09/2014 08:03:00
City Should've Been Striped of Titles - Mourinho
Chelsea : 20/09/2014 07:29:00
We Need To Manage Games Better
Swansea : 19/09/2014 20:26:00
Liverpool: Lawro Predicts 2014-15 - West Ham (A)
Liverpool : 19/09/2014 18:33:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Villa v Arsenal (home) will:
Suggested By:  Mystic Mug's Stunt Double
Win 41%
Draw 32%
Lose 26%