Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Davies To Miss Start Of Season........

Davies To Miss Start Of Season........

Not bloody likely! Curtis Davies completed another 62 minutes in last nights friendly against Reading and thoroughly enjoyed the test against Leroy Lita and Kevin Doyle as he continues to defy expectations as he recovers from a ruptured Achilles tendon.

Martin O'Neill is still cautious with the player, nobody wants him to breakdown after all this hard work, but Davies is putting him in a position where it's hard not to select him, or think of him as playing a part in our first UEFA match.

Speaking on the official site, Davies said:

'I want to get back as soon as I can and hopefully Saturday's game has given the gaffer some idea of where I am. Now I want to push for that UEFA Cup qualifier.

'I feel good after the game. Obviously Leroy Lita and Kevin Doyle were giving us the run-around because that's the type of players they are. They like to get balls down in the channels to keep running at you but that's the type of game I needed.

'The standard of Reading's strikers is the standard you will play against in the Premier League because they're both very good strikers and I feel I came through alright.'

Is it time we nicknamed Davies the Terminator? He just won't stay down!



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

Writer:Mike Field
Date:Sunday August 3 2008
Time: 2:36PM

Comments

0
Good work! This boy's going to be a Villa legend!
paintnothing
03/08/2008 14:46:00
0
Oi! we can do without that headline, thank you very much! Good to see him back, the lads class.
steff_the_villan
03/08/2008 14:48:00
0
Its great news, he makes a lot less mistakes than knight and looked good when he had his little cameo before injury struck again.
chris the villan
03/08/2008 14:58:00
0
Fast becoming my favourite player, i love the enthusiasm he has to play football, and you can see this is the type of player MON wants. The way he talked about looking at the new shirt and wanting to play in it was brilliant to hear.
AstonMartinOneill
03/08/2008 16:06:00
0
Great player, great attitude.
DoLpHiNaToR
03/08/2008 16:22:00
0
Lovely stuff. Davies & Laursen (if they can both stay fit) can be a class partnership.
lurman
03/08/2008 16:52:00
0
Hice to hve you back Curtis , about time we had some good news regarding Villa !
Villan57
03/08/2008 18:06:00
0
great to have him back.what odds he starts season at rigt back.martin get it sorted pleaseeeeeee
super lionel martin
03/08/2008 18:46:00
0
Became a bit concerned when i read the article name lol. His partnership with Laursen with be very important this season, hopefully they can hit off str8 away again! Great news that he is back sooner than expected thou!
JOHN.CAREWS.CREW
03/08/2008 19:34:00
0
He will learn so muh from Laursen, that in a few years time he really will be a top defender! Great for the defenders also knowing that Freidel is behind them in goal, just need a couple of solid full backs!
JOHN.CAREWS.CREW
03/08/2008 19:35:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

The Vital Villa Player Of March

The Vital Villa player of the month for March results are now in:

EFL Cup To Fast Track Video Assistance?

It's been reported this week that the Football Association could now fast track video assistant referee help for match day officials in the League Cup.

Bacuna To Serve A Suspension This Week - 30/3/17

Aston Villa's Leandro Bacuna will be out of action this week as he serves an automatic suspension.

Officials - Aston Villa v Norwich (1/4/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Aston Villa and Norwich City this Saturday.

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)

Aston Villa v Norwich City will:
Suggested By: Mystic Mug
Win69%
Lose6%
Draw25%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 38 24 6 8 78 38
2 Brighton 38 23 8 7 77 30
3 Huddersfield 37 22 5 10 71 4
4 Leeds Utd 38 21 6 11 69 16
5 Reading 38 20 7 11 67 2
6 Sheff Wed 38 18 8 12 62 9
7 Fulham 38 16 13 9 61 19
8 Norwich 38 16 9 13 57 9
9 Preston 38 15 12 11 57 6
10 Derby County 38 14 11 13 53 3
11 Barnsley 38 14 9 15 51 0
12 Aston Villa 38 13 12 13 51 0
13 Cardiff 38 14 9 15 51 -1
14 Brentford 38 14 8 16 50 3
15 Q.P.R. 38 14 8 16 50 -5
16 Wolves 37 12 9 16 45 -2
17 Ipswich 38 10 15 13 45 -9
18 Birmingham 38 11 12 15 45 -16
19 Bristol City 38 11 8 19 41 -3
20 Forest 38 11 8 19 41 -11
21 Burton 38 10 11 17 41 -14
22 Blackburn 38 9 13 16 40 -11
23 Wigan 38 8 10 20 34 -13
24 Rotherham 38 4 5 29 17 -54
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
McLaren worst car on the grid according to Alonso
Latest Vital Boxing News
Bellew Appointed WBC Emeritus Champion Status
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 15 2017 3:00PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 17 2017 2:45PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 23 2017 12:00PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear436
2.HeathfieldRoad1874342
3.Pride of Lions342
4.sirdennis329
5.JuanPabloAngel307
6.Sasquatch269
7.Silhillvilla192
8.Melon Donkey172
9.BodyButter164
10.mike_field148
Vital Football Comment