UK time is: 06:39:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Laursen Plays Follow The Leader

With Villa in with a fantastic chance of European football next season, Laursen has praised the boss further and pointed out that O'Neill's winning attitude has been rubbing off on the players.

Speaking on the official site the Dane has pointed out that the team do have the mental strength to see the season through and that it's all down to MON.

'He's definitely a winner. I think he's got problems with himself when we're losing and he doesn't like that.

'He wants to do well and he's got big dreams for this club and we feel that.

'That's why we're responding so well when we go a goal behind, that we come again and are able to come back and get a point or three points because our leader is a good example to follow.

'I can only say that we have a very good team that can challenge for a UEFA Cup place. We're playing some good attacking football.

'We have some players going forward I always feel can score, so if we manage to stay solid at the back, I think we have a fair chance to play well and to get some good results. But it's important to take it one game at a time.'

With O'Neill forcing them to believe in themselves, even when performances aren't right and things are going wrong - you can see why we are so high in the league this season.

We've all commented in the past about teams coming out looking like they have lost, or trying to be too pretty and not getting the result. But we do seem to have the mix now, that said there is plenty of work still left to do and 12 games is more than enough to completely blow all we have achieved.




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:Monday February 18 2008

Time: 3:49PM

Your Comments

nice picture of laursens nose up there.
villabikes29
ha ha need a new picture, possibly a zoom out one
krisvilla
Positive stuff from The Great Dane. MON is getting slapped on the back each and every way he turns, first there's Collymore, then ML, even the moaners amongst the supporters are quiet for now. Great stuff.
glensider
He's certainly proving just what an excellent signing he was. Great piece of business in snapping him up from Milan. He must have had plenty of suitors out there.
glensider
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

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)

Bombshell - Hutton Signs Three Year Deal (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Senderos In Team Of The Week Nod (Monday September 15 2014)

Benteke Returns To Full Training (Sunday September 14 2014)

Stats: Liverpool v Aston Villa (Saturday September 13 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 472
2. Pride of Lions 451
3. The Fear 436
4. Villan Of The North 201
5. mike_field 199
6. DeanoVilla 195
7. kefkat 185
8. sirdennis 160
9. lewis1980 135
10. Juan Mourep 110

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

Everton V Wolfsburg Match Preview
Everton : 18/09/2014 04:54:00
The Ped-into-Europe Report...FC Bayern 1-0 City
Man City : 17/09/2014 22:53:00
Man City : 17/09/2014 21:45:00
Lambert Speaks Following Contract Extension
Aston Villa : 17/09/2014 19:13:00
Liverpool: Perseverance Pleases Rodgers
Liverpool : 17/09/2014 19:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Liverpool MotM
Suggested By:  A very happy MF
Guzan 6%
Senderos 34%
Cissokho 3%
Baker 39%
Hutton 3%
Delph 1%
Cleverley 1%
Westwood 4%
Agbonlahor 8%
Weimann 1%
Richardson 0%
Sub - N'Zogbia 0%
Sub - Sanchez 0%
Sub - Bent 0%