Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Farewell to the Beard!

Farewell to the Beard!

Vital Villa member Benham believes the final two games of the season should be dedicated to the departing legend in the making, Olof Mellberg.

I feel for the last 2 games of the season (Wigan at home and West Ham away) he should be made captain, as for the fans support and appreciation we could wear yellow t-shirts as per his native country Sweden! Name on the back too maybe? I myself will not be shaving so I can get 'Olofed' in the beard department.

Sticking with the traditions of the last away game fancy dress, I suggest this seasons theme should be Vikings or even the great man himself!! This of course will be his final game in the famous claret and blue.

Any other suggestions?



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:benham
Date:Tuesday January 29 2008
Time: 11:56AM

Comments

0
A true class act. Loved the way he was totally honest about the Blues too (even though it did backfire a few times!)
tarzan
29/01/2008 12:04:00
0
Absolute legend! I think a few tears will be shed at the end of the season by one and all. Thank you Olly.
MattUTV
29/01/2008 12:08:00
0
Great thinking. He deserves a good send-off as he has served the club very well
notthedougellisstand
29/01/2008 12:09:00
0
I totally agree. His passion and commitment have been truly awesome in these times of fickle players. I wish him the best of luck and hope in years to come he'll return to us to coach or do something in the set-up. I will be exceptionally sad to see the great Northman go. UTV
mtones
29/01/2008 12:14:00
0
I love this idea. Could be a good excuse to wear that old yellow Villa shirt one more time. Might even get Mellberg printed on the back. I know it's long before his time but I'm not gonna buy a Sweden shirt for two matches!
Adam Deuce
29/01/2008 12:41:00
0
I had been dreading the day that he'd officially be leaving the club. Could not have a more honest and hard working player in the team. And i will always remember when he scored against arsenal, one of my favourite moments in recent seasons.
villaaaah
29/01/2008 12:50:00
0
He also scored that top quality goal against Middlesbrough this season. World class control hehe. I'll be sad to see the bearded one leave. Who will win beard of the season once he's gone *sigh*
Carlosio
29/01/2008 13:01:00
0
Yellow t-shirts is a good idea, I'll join in on that. Maybe a little viking hat could help as well. Good ideas there. So long Oof
PTP
29/01/2008 13:18:00
0
Yellow t-shirts is a good idea, I'll join in on that. Maybe a little viking hat could help as well. Good ideas there. So long Olof
PTP
29/01/2008 13:18:00
0
Always dreaded him being snapped up and leaving BUT the timing is probably right now. For the first time since Olly joined us we have sufficient cover that his exit won't be a disaster. If he had left 2 or 3 seasons ago we would have really been in trouble. Thanks Olly for being such a good player and servant through difficult seasons. Genuine Villa legend.
krfeskivilla
29/01/2008 13:37:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (18/10/17)

Time for the special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for the season of 2017/18.

Safe Standing Gets A Step Closer To The Championship

Shrewsbury Town have now confirmed that they have reached their crowd funding target of £65,000 to create a safe standing section at New Meadow.

U23s - Wolves 0 Aston Villa 2

First half goals from Harry McKirdy and Jordan Lyden took Aston Villa to victory in last night's derby with Wolverhampton Wanderers.

The Villa Times - 17/10/2017 (Aston Villa News Round-up)

The latest uno fish ial news and views on Aston Villa...

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
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Villa v Fulham will:
Suggested By: Mystic Mug
Win35%
Lose39%
Draw26%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Sauber to make huge step forward in 2018
Latest Vital Boxing News
Joshua in no rush to make US Debut
Write for Vital Football

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear326
2.JuanPabloAngel237
3.Pride of Lions237
4.HeathfieldRoad1874200
5.mike_field186
6.sirdennis177
7.BodyButter120
8.DeanoVilla90
9.Sasquatch78
10.Melon Donkey67
The Vital Football Members League