Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Villa Owe The Fans

Villa Owe The Fans

We all know that football in general is seriously overpriced - that doesn't stop us though.

Martin O'Neill accepts this fact and says it's down to the club and players to pay us back by winning matches, playing attractive, attacking and free flowing football.

I can't fault a single thing he says on the official site in relation to this, but I do however apologise it's another non story and not a transfer story - but you can't blame me for that!

'It's very important that we try to entertain the supporters, people pay a lot of money to go and watch football games in this day and age.

'It is great to win matches and it is massively important to make the football we produce enjoyable.

'You just want to. We have some really exciting players in our side who are in great form at the moment.

'Our benchmarks at the moment are Arsenal and Manchester United.

'Arsenal have combined a glorious team with a winning mentality. Manchester United have got stronger as the season has gone on and they are playing some really great stuff. They are very strong at the back too.

'They are the top entertainers. But at least we are up there and considered to be exciting. That's encouraging.

'We are trying to score goals and there seems to be a general appreciation of our play.'

There's also a general appreciation of our standing in the league, I know a lot of fans thought we might sneak Europe this season, but that was sneak. We may not maintain this lofty position until the end of the season, but it's been a hell of a ride getting here!



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:Mike Field
Date:Wednesday January 16 2008
Time: 4:51PM

Comments

0
he is right there is too much money going around vene down at little qpr we have big money about but at this point we are not spending up heaps
ozanne park rangers
16/01/2008 18:42:00
0
i think this QPR fan is really a villa fan, or got too much time on his hands, he crops up everywhere
krisvilla
16/01/2008 19:45:00
0
He's our resident Championship know-all I think krisvilla, on here to put us right. Stick to QPR and the lower leagues ozanne park rangers, thats where your heads at.
glensider
17/01/2008 02:06:00
0
One must always listen and take on board sensible answers and comments made by our lower intellent.........sorry league team members, havent they got very wealthy backers............whats your problem then!!! lol
bellywipes
17/01/2008 17:05:00
0
Is football over-priced though? Compared to other entertainment outlets, I dont think it is personally.
glensider
15/02/2008 15:21:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Something For The Weekend (573)

I just love it when a much-scorned player answers his critics, especially when that critic is myself.

Bruce Confirms Four Summer Targets Max

Manager Steve Bruce has confirmed that this summer he will be after four 'players of real quality' as we look for a real promotion challenge in 2017/18.

Kodjia's A Welcome Return For Bruce

Manager Steve Bruce has been waxing lyrical about striker Jonathan Kodjia once again.

The Villa Times - 28/04/2017 (Aston Villa News Round-up)

The latest Aston Villa news and views via the uno fish ial one...

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)

Aston Villa v Blackburn (away) will:
Suggested By: Mystic Mug
Win36%
Lose34%
Draw30%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
P Newcastle 45 28 7 10 91 42
3 Huddersfield 44 25 6 13 81 3
4 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
5 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 44 16 13 15 61 2
12 Aston Villa 44 16 13 15 61 0
13 Cardiff 45 16 11 18 59 -4
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 44 15 10 19 55 -3
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 44 11 14 19 47 -22
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
2017 Russia GP - FP2
Latest Vital Boxing News
Politics Will Prevent a Unified Division
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.JuanPabloAngel382
2.Pride of Lions361
3.The Fear288
4.sirdennis283
5.Silhillvilla212
6.HeathfieldRoad1874184
7.Melon Donkey176
8.kefkat164
9.Sasquatch147
10.BBJ114
Vital Football Comment