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John Carew Aiming High

John Carew is aiming high. In fact he is aiming very high, and why not, our very own man mountain has looked awesome so far!

Carew wants to emulate fellow Norwegian Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

He told the official site: 'It would be good to make an impact in the Premiership like Ole has. That would be great for me. I know Ole very well from playing with him and talking to him when in the Norwegian squad together and I have chatted with him a little bit about what to expect in English football. I didn't need to find out too much because the Premiership is popular in Scandinavia and probably the most popular league to watch in Norway.'

'I am also my own man and like to concentrate on my own game. I will try to do my best and do a good job here and scoring the winner on my home debut was excellent. I'm a strong sort of player and the physical side of the game is important in the Premiership.'

Meanwhile Ashley Young says John Carew and him are being called 'Little Brother and Big Brother!' by some at the club and adds on Carew: 'He is a nice guy and the partnership looks good on the pitch. We are both new to the club so we've been talking quite a lot. We are staying in the same apartment block. We talk off the field and it looks like it is clicking on the pitch so, hopefully, that can carry on.'




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The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday February 5 2007

Time: 12:06PM

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Hear hear. Does look like a good partnership already, both players are looking bloody good. Yay !
ExpatVillaShirt
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05/02/2007 12:14:00

lets hope its not another case of Carlton Cole syndrome - oops ive cursed him now
mcgoo
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05/02/2007 12:28:00

mogoo: Wash your mouth out with soap and water this instant!
jonah
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05/02/2007 12:36:00

what is the song for him?
Pking
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05/02/2007 12:48:00

Carew Carew on Fire Carew Carew on Fire............
col8
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05/02/2007 12:54:00

having a good outlet up front makes the whole team play with more confidence. Pity the past masters couldnt realise this as we are ten years behind where we should be. UTV.
morky13villa
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05/02/2007 13:08:00

great to see such team spirit - the new guys are fitting right on in there!
edgley_1957
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05/02/2007 14:26:00

just watched the villa world daily news update and they wound it up with a vid of Carew to the tune of big bad john by jimmy dean, rather appropriate methinks.
steff_the_villan
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05/02/2007 16:35:00

Col8- its actualy Carew- Carew- Carew is on fire emulating The House, The House - The House is on Fire!
leelindsay
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05/02/2007 17:06:00

What about, " Carew, carew where are you? He is off for a bumper pay day with a poor club" (to tune of scooby doo)
LARSSON*7*CFC
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05/02/2007 18:27:00

lee dont be picky I missed a Carew out of the line up. lol
col8
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05/02/2007 19:29:00

my song is chim chimeny chim chimeny chim chim Carew were nothing without you so poo on the blue
Christo
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05/02/2007 19:40:00

Good player- even better than Solskaer i think!
calum72
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05/02/2007 19:56:00

larsson,***** off 2 your own site u numpty! carew would ***** all over any celtic forward,so dont be silly yet AGAIN.
Belfast Villain
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05/02/2007 19:57:00

I think we all realise from Saturday/last Wed that if we keep the Hulk fit then we have an absolute top notch forward,can`t praise him enough - what a player
ASPINALL
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05/02/2007 20:03:00

Since Young and Carew joined we have scored 3 goals (yes, I'm including the equaliser against the bar codes when the ref bottled it) and who has scored? Young 1 and Carew 2. Yes, Carew has scored in both matches he has played in and hit the post. I can only remember big Dion making this impact when he joined. He looks the dogs dumplings so let's hope he doesn't fade like Petrov did. I do believe however that Petrov will improve as the team around him does.
Gazvilla
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05/02/2007 22:04:00

Petrov will be just like Merson was - operating in that hole behind the forwards. His problem was that there hasn't been a forward who could hold the ball up or one with the physical strength required to create pressure on the defence --- until now that is. Watch him go!
myleftfoot
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05/02/2007 22:17:00

I think it is very encouraging there is instant chemistry between Carew & Young.I thought Young would go wide right and gabby up front, but he seems to be more of a creative attacker than I gave credit and only 21!
OneloveVilla
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05/02/2007 22:35:00

Impressed with his first two appearances to date. Get him fit, keep him fit, and the prospect of a successful Villa Park career definitely lays ahead of him.
glensider
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05/02/2007 23:52:00

 

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