UK time is: 12:05:49
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Sorryson, You Can't Leave.

Martin O'Neill blocked any moves for Thomas Sorensen and has added he won't be allowed to leave on loan.

In an interview for the Express and Star, he said of the Denmark keeper, who has been out in the cold this season following the arrival of Scott Carson and comments he made that obviously upset the Villa boss when he didn't even make the bench after recovering from injury... sod me that was a long sentance:

Rumours suggested that Barnsley were in for him but O’Neill said: “There was absolutely nothing in it at all. There were Premier League teams who were interested in taking him, but it wasn’t going to happen. Barnsley might have approached Ian Storey-Moore, but I didn’t want Thomas to go.'

Adding, 'I didn’t want us to be in the situation we were in last season when we had no goalkeeper and had to loan Gabor Kiraly. I didn’t see that many clubs racing around to help us a year ago. So what was the point? We’ve got to get to the end of the season and we’ve got 12 games, so why put ourselves in a position like that where we might find ourselves short of cover?'

One thing is for sure, Sorensen won't be at Villa Park come the new season, it appears any player who crosses the manager and comes out in the press moaning gets short change from the boss. Just ask Luke Moore!




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: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday February 23 2008

Time: 11:50AM

Your Comments

Sorensen's Villa Park days are well and truly over. The sooner he is out of here, the better for all concerned. Can understand the 'No' to a loan deal though. How does that benefit us as a club? It doesn't.
glensider
His fall from grace surprises me. In goal at Toronto pre-season, no sign of any new keepers arriving, gets injured, falls completely out of the picture. I still believe he's done a good job since arriving at Villa Park, and I genuinely believe that he's a better keeper than either Carson or Taylor.
glensider
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Stats: Aston Villa v Leyton Orient (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Attitude Is Key For Orient Clash (Wednesday August 27 2014)

The Villa Times - 26/08/2014 (Tuesday August 26 2014)

Senderos Gets BBC Nod (Tuesday August 26 2014)

Gary Gardner Goes On Loan To B&HA (Tuesday August 26 2014)

Love In At Villa Park - Meh. (Tuesday August 26 2014)

U21s - Blackburn 1-1 Villa (Monday August 25 2014)

U21s - Cowans Looks For First Win (Monday August 25 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. The Fear 1011
2. Pride of Lions 728
3. ClivetheVillan 569
4. Villan Of The North 348
5. mike_field 295
6. Barney2004 267
7. kefkat 267
8. sirdennis 260
9. gator 237
10. Juan Mourep 237

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Aston Villa 0 - 0 Newcastle
Stoke 0 - 1 Aston Villa

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Swansea 2 2 0 0 2 6
5. Arsenal 2 1 1 0 1 4
6. Hull City 2 1 1 0 1 4
7. Aston Villa 2 1 1 0 1 4
8. West Ham 2 1 0 1 1 3
9. Liverpool 2 1 0 1 -1 3
10. Everton 2 0 2 0 0 2

Breaking League News

Update on Available Trio!
Man Utd : 28/08/2014 12:00:00
Could He Be Coming?
West Ham : 28/08/2014 11:49:00
Almunia Forced to Retire!
West Ham : 28/08/2014 11:48:00
Hammers to Bring in One More!
West Ham : 28/08/2014 11:47:00
Midfielder in the Frame?
Man Utd : 28/08/2014 11:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

COC - Orient MotM
Suggested By:  MF
Given 4%
Hutton 17%
Baker 3%
Senderos 0%
Richardson 0%
Sanchez 3%
Westwood 3%
Bacuna 0%
Cole 0%
Grealish 60%
Bent 7%
Sub - Weimann 3%