Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Sidwell Returns Once More

Sidwell Returns Once More

Steve Sidwell once again continues his return from yet another injury, as he joins in with first team training.

Sidwell was on the verge of a first team return at the beginning of September, following his recovery from a calf injury picked up in Villa's InterToto Cup games against Odense.

However following the 3-2 victory over the Potters' second string side, it was announced that the former Reading and Chelsea midfielder had taken a knock to his knee, which has required another spell on the sidelines.

With a midfield 4 so far impressing and continuing to keep record signing Jimmy Milner on the bench, one will await eagerly to see just what contribution Sidders may add to the party, provided of course, he doesn't get injured again!



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

Writer:Murph
Date:Wednesday October 1 2008
Time: 11:35AM

Comments

0
About bloody time too!! Seriously though, the more competition for places the better. It's a long hard season and we will need all our midfielders to play their part if it's going to be a successful one.
jonah
01/10/2008 11:48:00
0
i give him 2 weeks, any takers at 2/1
Astonian Villan
01/10/2008 12:41:00
0
AV, I think we should propose that as a "tongue in cheek" front page poll!!
young_jonah
01/10/2008 12:54:00
0
like the sound of that one :)
Astonian Villan
01/10/2008 12:55:00
0
I have suggested it to the powers that be.
young_jonah
01/10/2008 14:09:00
0
Bet CSKA are gutted at losing such an star. Bet the backroom staff are still jumping through friggin hoops.
col8
02/10/2008 05:02:00
0
Got a feelin his gonna be another H.Kewal And J.Woodgate. Haw ever there spelt =]
Blitz
02/10/2008 19:57:00
0
sorry chaps - now can you see why we sold him?
merlin
02/10/2008 21:05:00
0
Merlin, that was a silly comment. He was sold because he couldn't get in the team...not because of injury. He'll be back. If only he'd had the experience to know thta after only playing a few games all season that you can't rush full steam ahead the next - injuries will happen. He's learnt this lesson and the former Championship and Reading player of the year will come back stronger than ever and be a real asset to us. We love our ginners! There's only one Tommy Johnson!!!!!!!! Only one.....
koolbill
03/10/2008 08:29:00
0
He's got the ability and desire to become a firm Villa Park favourite. Good to see him back in business, fit and raring. He'll definitely add to our starting line up once he gets the opportunity. Looking forward very much to seeing him in action sporting the claret and blue.
glensider
01/11/2008 23:43:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Taylor Tribute Set For Preston

With Aston Villa marking the passing of Graham Taylor in last weekend's match against Wolverhampton Wanderers, a special tribute is also planned...

Green Pleased With Bruce Praise

Andre Green has spoken of the boost he got personally from manager Steve Bruce's post game comments after the Wolverhampton Wanderers loss.

U23s - Aston Villa 0-0 Middlesbrough

Aston Villa hosted our Middlesbrough Under 23 counterparts yesterday evening at Villa Park and despite numerous chances and a missed penalty we came out with a point...

Riley Explains Postponements

It doesn't happen often in the Premier League or Championship thesedays, but League's 1 & 2 still suffer the odd postponement owing to the weather and Mike Riley...

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)

Play offs?
Suggested By: JP Fear
No chance71%
Yes3%
Still depends on signings26%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
British GP fate being discussed with F1 bosses
Latest Vital Boxing News
Callum Smith Set for WBC World Title Fight
Write for Vital Football

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Preston North End (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 4 2017 5:30PM : Nottingham Forest (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Barnsley (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear424
2.JuanPabloAngel280
3.Silhillvilla254
4.sirdennis215
5.Fulford205
6.Villan57176
7.Melon Donkey133
8.danvilla2103
9.BodyButter100
10.villasince6795
The Vital Football Members League