Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Take The Gloves Off You Numpties!

Take The Gloves Off You Numpties!

As you know, we at Vital Villa like to really discuss the nitty gritty, the sort of subjects that others dare not approach, you know really get beneath the surface and take risks bringing discussions on all the controversial and some say dangerous issues involved in the sport.

With that in mind, (oh, and if you don't realise this is all tongue in cheek, please sod off elsewhere and leave me to my madness), we asked, in a poll suggested by Graydon:

What do think of professional footballers wearing gloves ?

Not bothered either way. (54%)
Wimps! (33%)
Terrible - what would Andy Lochead think ? (10%)
Fashion accessory fair enough ! (3%)

Next up, are players shorts too long.... or maybe not! ;-)

NURSE...



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 January 10 2008
Time: 3:56PM

Comments

0
Should have a poll on that stupid "A" sign goal celebration, its really annoying, whatever happened to the simple shearer arm up celebration?
krisvilla
10/01/2008 16:11:00
0
Cant see why the wearing of gloves should even be discussed. If the players are happier wearing them, let 'em wear them.
glensider
10/01/2008 17:41:00
0
Come on glensider, it is a crucial topic.....get with it man!!!! Would like to know what the A sign means, I am with you kris, like the shearer simple celebration. That said, Lee Sharpe used to do some great celebrations until the refs had to start giving yellow cards for anything remotely near entertainment or happiness in footie.
The Fear
10/01/2008 17:46:00
0
I like the one that they get booked for taking their tops off is they score a goal and then at the end of the match some players take thier tops off on the pitch , so what s the point of the booking I ask you?
krisvilla
10/01/2008 17:58:00
0
I chose not to vote in this poll. However what does annoy me (well maybe annoy is a little strong - perhaps I should say confuse) is when players (eg John Carew) wear gloves with short sleeve shirts. Now that is just stupid. Oh and yes the "A" celebration is a bit daft. I think Bramble started it against us and then maybe Curtis did it to take the *****. Bramble then did it agin against someone one else. Better than Tevez dummy. I still can't believe he kept it in his sweaty shorts throughout the match and then put it in his mouth. G.R.OSS!!
Adam Deuce
10/01/2008 18:50:00
0
the A celebration is explained here, for all those interested: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/7175268.stm
krisvilla
10/01/2008 19:10:00
0
its a good inititative but i fear that its just band wagon jumping! for many of the other players
krisvilla
10/01/2008 19:11:00
0
I guess we can really start complaining when they revive the Charlie Athersmith umbrella thing of many years gone by. That still takes some believing.
glensider
10/01/2008 21:57:00
0
Take the gloves off - leave the fur lined jock-straps on. There's compromise for you.
glensider
15/02/2008 14:26:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Audio - Di Matteo Credits Villa Fightback

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

Stats: Aston Villa v Newcastle United

All the stats from Aston Villa (1) vs (1) Newcastle United, Villa Park, 24/9/16 Att: 32,062

Aston Villa v Newcastle - Team Sheets

Aston Villa are at Villa Park with Newcastle the visitors for the latest Championship match.

Follow Aston Villa v Newcastle Live On Twitter

Aston Villa are at Villa Park with Newcastle the visitors today, this will be a 5:30pm kick-off.

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
Gollini7%
Chester0%
Elphick2%
Baker0%
Adomah0%
Westwood0%
Jedinak2%
Amavi0%
Bacuna2%
Kodjia43%
Ayew29%
Sub - Tshibola13%
Sub - Gestede0%
Sub - Hepburn-Murphy2%
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
Crolla v Linares – Running Order
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 Fear513
2.glensider327
3.sirdennis294
4.Fulford263
5.Silhillvilla210
6.Melon Donkey179
7.kefkat155
8.JuanPabloAngel130
9.villasince67121
10.DeanoVilla115
Write for Vital Football