Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Robinson Keen On Villa Move

Robinson Keen On Villa Move

Ok this is probably more speculation as there are no direct quotes but 'sources close to the player' have said he is making all the right noises.

I'm not sure what noises he is making, groans of ecstasy maybe or maybe he's running around White Hart Lane shouting 'I'm a goalkeeper get me out of here'. I really don't know.

So please don't ask - but apparently he's making them.

The Evening Mail have carried a story based on sources 'from London' who claim he is ready to tell Martin O'Neill to come and get him.

Robinson has been rumoured to be a long term target for O'Neill but interest was ramped up a gear or two over the last 24-48 hours. A meeting is planned between manager and player BUT has yet to be finalised as O'Neill has other potential deals to juggle.

The meeting also needs the official go ahead from Spurs, which if given would imply we could sign Robinson for a snip at around £5 million.

IF and it would be if, he can regain his form, confidence and return to the type of performances that made his name at Leeds and Spurs in the early years, it could quite easily be the signing of the season.



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

Writer:Mike Field
Date:Thursday June 26 2008
Time: 3:29PM

Comments

0
Hasn't this already been front paged? Robinson ain't good enough we need Boruc, basically.
still skeggy
26/06/2008 15:36:00
0
abc - Anyone But Carson ..... I say go get him ... just needs a return of confidence, 5 million is not a lot really in todays silly tv money
krisvilla
26/06/2008 15:41:00
0
Was never a bad goalkeeper imo. Made a few mistakes, had a dip in form just like every other goal keeper out there. Worth a punt at 5mil, and def can't be worse than carson.
johnnyuk
26/06/2008 15:48:00
0
Gets my vote. Lets get it done and move onto the next one or six signings we need!!
Kuffit
26/06/2008 15:51:00
0
Robbo is a local hero in my home town and well liked but all who know him, a nice lad and good keeper, get him signed. Boruc - £15mil, Carson £10mil and Robbo £5mil. Give me Robbo, and get that Guzan we keep hearing about!!
young_jonah
26/06/2008 15:52:00
0
Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc Boruc No one else will do
TuBBz
26/06/2008 15:52:00
0
abc!!!
krisvilla
26/06/2008 15:52:00
0
I agree, lets look at our goalkeepers over the last few seasons....ok done that, now we know Robinson might have a confidence crisis but he'll look at our goalkeepers too and think, well sod it i've not got much to live up too, so the pressure is off, plus add MONs ability to bring the best out of players i think it is a right bargain.... I used to play in goal, and its hard if you constantly have the pressure of messing up, cuz you are thinking, "don't mess this up" rather than oh thats where the ball is.... If we do get him, i hope we all get behind him and get his career back on track and not have the doubters like we did when we signed the Hare...
Munk AVFC
26/06/2008 15:54:00
0
All you Boruc fans, did you watch his games for Celtic this season? He made only slightly less howlers than Robinson, but the Bhoys still love him? Go figure
Kuffit
26/06/2008 15:59:00
0
Boruc is not all that and a bag of chips. I doubt he would leave the comfortable nest of the SPL anyway (why leave when there is a guarantee of European football and a 50% chance you'll be league champs every season?). Get Robbo-good deal at 5 mil. He's got something to prove-get him.
gwyllum18
26/06/2008 16:05:00
Page 1/4
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Better De Laet Than Never For Aston Villa?!

It's official, Aston Villa have a new right back.

Hutton Gets Scotland Call

Aston Villa's Alan Hutton has been called up by Scotland manager Gordon Strachan for the coming international break.

Zaha Rumours Off The Mark

I'm not sure which tabloid thought this one up, or what they were on at the point, but Dr Tony Xia has rubbished speculation linking us with Crystal Palace's...

Bacuna Pleased With Derby Showing

Leandro Bacuna has been speaking about Saturday's goalless draw with Derby County at the iPro Stadium and he was pleased with the performance of the side.

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
Villa_Grizzly
no email
Profile
Turkish Penguin
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile
Chris Heath
no email
Profile
M Calucar
no email
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Derby MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Gollini7%
Bacuna2%
Elphick41%
Chester5%
Cissokho2%
Ayew4%
Westwood3%
Gardner6%
Grealish22%
Gestede0%
McCormack7%
Sub - Kozak0%
Sub - Amavi0%
Sub - Green1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 4 3 1 0 10 3
2 Brighton 4 2 2 0 8 6
3 Wolves 4 2 2 0 8 4
4 Norwich 4 2 2 0 8 4
5 Fulham 4 2 2 0 8 2
6 Q.P.R. 4 2 0 2 6 2
7 Newcastle 4 2 0 2 6 2
8 Brentford 4 2 0 2 6 1
9 Barnsley 4 2 0 2 6 0
10 Bristol City 4 2 0 2 6 0
11 Forest 4 2 0 2 6 -2
12 Aston Villa 4 1 2 1 5 2
13 Ipswich 4 1 2 1 5 0
14 Birmingham 4 1 2 1 5 -1
15 Cardiff 4 1 2 1 5 -1
16 Derby County 4 1 2 1 5 -1
17 Wigan 4 1 1 2 4 1
18 Burton 4 1 1 2 4 0
19 Leeds Utd 4 1 1 2 4 -2
20 Sheff Wed 4 1 1 2 4 -3
21 Reading 4 1 1 2 4 -4
22 Rotherham 4 1 1 2 4 -5
23 Preston 4 1 0 3 3 -1
24 Blackburn 4 0 1 3 1 -7
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Drivers make tyre selections for Belgium
Latest Vital Boxing News
Buatsi Homes in On Olympic Gold
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.glensider557
2.The Fear544
3.Fulford357
4.Silhillvilla204
5.sirdennis165
6.kefkat158
7.Stephen Jay Hawkings147
8.Melon Donkey146
9.villasince67137
10.DeanoVilla126
Vital Football Comment