UK time is: 20:12:57
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

O'Neill On Crunch Game & Lawro Says Villa Loss

Martin O'Neill says the Villa will focus on their own game tomorrow but knows the news from elsewhere will filter through.

He said on www.avfc.co.uk: 'I think it's an impossibility not to know. You're very aware and you're looking to see if the results are going in your direction. If things are going alright in your game then there's a big tendency to try and find out. Maybe someone in the backroom staff will keep an eye on things but you generally know by the tone and the mood of the crowd.'

'If we're in a decent position and things are going our way elsewhere, I think our crowd will let us know about it. If the last day in the Championship is anything to go by, we know it could fluctuate throughout the afternoon. There are so many things to play for up and down the Premier League. There'll be more than a few nerves up and down the country on Sunday. Of course it would be great if results could go our way, but we have got to look after our own game.'

Meanwhile BBC pundit Mark Lawrenson, stung by backing us a few times to win when we didn't show up, is predicting 2-1 to West Ham saying:

"Villa have been knocked flat by last week's defeat to Wigan, especially as Everton only need a point against Newcastle to qualify for Europe. West Ham have not been playing well of late and there is plenty of speculation about Alan Curbishley's future. But I think the Happy Hammers will win at the weekend and send the Upton Park faithful into raptures.'

He also tips Everton to beat Newcastle 2-0 after we failed to put pressure on them last week by not beating Wigan.




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 May 10 2008

Time: 3:09PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Shut up Lawro you tit
villaaaah
Report Abuse
10/05/2008 16:55:00

Comes down to the crunch and Lawro decides to turn his back on us. Give him his due though, he's certainly tipped us to win with regularity this season. He's a true believer!
glensider
Report Abuse
14/05/2008 11:52:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

The Statistical Force Is With Us ! (Thursday March 5 2015)

Vlaar On Stoke Sending Off (Thursday March 5 2015)

Benteke Talks West Brom & FA Cup (Thursday March 5 2015)

Gabby Delighted With Albion Strike (Thursday March 5 2015)

Bradley DoF Link Denied (Wednesday March 4 2015)

Petrov On Sherwood & VP Return? (Wednesday March 4 2015)

Benteke Buzzing With Albion Victory (Wednesday March 4 2015)

Sherwood Defends Hutton's Groin Shot (Wednesday March 4 2015)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 201
2. ClivetheVillan 193
3. The Fear 112
4. kefkat 110
5. sirdennis 86
6. thefacehead 84
7. HeathfieldRoad1874 71
8. Bonker 67
9. Freeman14 66
10. DeanoVilla 61

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Everton 28 6 10 12 -8 28
15. Hull City 28 6 9 13 -11 27
16. Sunderland 28 4 14 10 -16 26
17. Aston Villa 28 6 7 15 -23 25
18. Q.P.R. 27 6 4 17 -19 22
19. Burnley 28 4 10 14 -22 22
20. Leicester City 27 4 6 17 -20 18

Breaking League News

Danilo Only Has Eyes for Real Madrid!
Man Utd : 05/03/2015 18:45:00
Trio Selected for Brazilian Internationals
Chelsea : 05/03/2015 17:55:01
Evans and Cisse Charged by the FA
Man Utd : 05/03/2015 17:41:01
Young on his Late Winner
Man Utd : 05/03/2015 17:33:01
Van Gaal - Best Performance of the Season!
Man Utd : 05/03/2015 17:28:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

WBA MotM
Suggested By:  MF
Guzan 5%
Hutton 3%
Okore 1%
Clark 19%
Lowton 9%
Westwood 0%
Cleverley 1%
Delph 4%
N'Zogbia 2%
Benteke 3%
Agbonlahor 50%
Sub - Grealish 3%
Sub - Bacuna 0%
Sub - Weimann 0%