UK time is: 14:11:29
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

The Goalscoring Lottery

Nigel Hokey-Cokey believes Villa are dangerous going forward, simply because you never know who might score next.

Nige has now got two in two after going without a goal in the league since Dec 06 - ok his goal against Lovech can hardly be considered a league goal, but bear with me here - and with Petrov and Barry getting back on the scoresheets aswell, our need for an out and out 20+ striker a season looks like it can wait till January without us really suffering. Afterall when nobody else can score, Laursen usually jumps in to save the day.

Speaking on the official site, after the match NRC said:

'Gareth and Stiliyan did brilliantly against Tottenham on Monday and they continued their form in the UEFA Cup match.

'It was great for three midfielders to score the goals.

'It was an enormous effort. It is so important to share the goals around. It takes the pressure off us all.

'We haven't got a specific scorer we rely on to get goals. That shows the ability and the talent that we have in the squad to get goals from all over the pitch.'


With midfielders and defenders finding the net regularly, Hokey-Cokey is right, it does take the pressure off the strikers....but you have to say if we could've pulled off the signing of Defoe, Keane or even Owen with his injury record,
how much better placed would we be.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!




Win £1,000,000 every week with Man of the Match®

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

The Journalist

Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday September 19 2008

Time: 5:05PM

Your Comments

Our Nige is fast becoming a penalty-box predator. The slightest sniff of a half-chance, and he's in for the kill. Clearly just another string to his bow. No doubt about it though, he's playing very well at this moment in time, definitely doing the business.
glensider
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Chesterfield v Villa Screened Live (Wednesday July 30 2014)

Lambert Thrilled With US Tour (Sunday July 27 2014)

Houston 0-1 Aston Villa (Sunday July 27 2014)

Lambert - We Were Excellent (Thursday July 24 2014)

FC Dallas 0-2 Aston Villa (Thursday July 24 2014)

Gardner To Make 2014-15 His Year (Wednesday July 23 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 968
2. ClivetheVillan 621
3. Pride of Lions 497
4. kefkat 371
5. HeathfieldRoad1874 334
6. Villan Of The North 253
7. Green Tea 226
8. sirdennis 225
9. Juan Mourep 210
10. Clubpaver 192

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Arsenal 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Burnley 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Chelsea 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Crystal Palace 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Everton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Hull City 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Breaking League News

Bruce Aiming For Europa Group Stage
» Hull City : 30/07/2014 13:55:00
Chesterfield v Villa Screened Live
» Aston Villa : 30/07/2014 13:24:00
Give the Kid a Chance
» West Ham : 30/07/2014 13:10:00
United and Barcelona after Fiorentina Star!
» Man Utd : 30/07/2014 13:06:00
Mind Games!
» Man Utd : 30/07/2014 13:05:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Darren Bent?
Suggested By:  JP Fear
Still needs to be sold 14%
Should be a starter 33%
Good for squad/off bench 51%
No idea! 2%