Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

The Hatters Told To Ignore Villa - For Now

The Hatters Told To Ignore Villa - For Now

Stockport County manager Jim Gannon has told his team to forget about any talk of facing Aston Villa in the FA Cup and to focus instead on getting passed Gillingham in their replay. That said, the Hatters boss would love to face MON's side!

Gannon, a name to watch out for in the future, he isn't afraid to ruffle feathers but he is doing great things at County, told their official website: 'It's a great draw against a top-four Premiership side with a great manager and some fantastic young players. I have the utmost respect for Martin O'Neill and it would be great to pit my wits against him.'

Adding, 'It will also be great for our young players to measure themselves against Villa's talented players.'

Come on County, I SO want us to face them at Edgeley Road, it will make for a great cup tie and by no means a racing certainty!

The game v County or Gillingham will be played on the weekend of 3-4 January 2009.



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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Wednesday December 3 2008
Time: 1:18PM

Comments

0
Since when did Stockport County become the Hatters - surely that's Luton Town?
stennyvilla
03/12/2008 19:22:00
0
NO NO NO! Stockport are the original hatters and were known for the hat making. Luton is an imposter. Ooooh, you'll be in trouble when I show my Stockport mate this! lol
The Fear
03/12/2008 20:06:00
0
My God... are there no real football fans on this site? Luton and their straw boaters. How very nice. Luton the hatters my backside. Stenny... see here my man. http://www.astonvilla.vitalfootball.co.uk/forum/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=23643&posts=9 Jeez. It's like me saying Villa are known as the Villans. I always thought you lot were the Lions. Anyway, not said thanks for beating the Dungers in 57. So thanks.
greyhound
03/12/2008 21:16:00
0
WE ARE A TOP 4 SIDE!!
Gruck
04/12/2008 00:56:00
0
Haven't seen us play at Stockport, whereas I have seen us at Gillingham, so if I had a choice, I'd go for a trip to Edgley Park/Road whatever it is.
glensider
09/12/2008 15:27:00
0
What sort of a line-up will Marty send out on F.A. Cup Third Round day? Hope we take this competition serious right from the off.
glensider
09/12/2008 15:28:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Something For The Weekend (564)

Shock and awfulness...or the incident of the sob in the night-time.

7 Reasons To Look On The Claret & Blue Bright Side

DJ France has 7 claret and blue (sounds like mostly claret!) reasons to look on the bright side.

Technology For The Championship In 2017/18

On Thursday the Football League confirmed that there was now an agreement in principle for the introduction of goal-line technology from the start of the 2017/18 season.

Officials - Newcastle v Aston Villa (20/2/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Newcastle United and Aston Villa this Monday.

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 Newcastle (away) will:
Suggested By: Mystic Mug
Win13%
Lose75%
Draw12%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
2 Newcastle 31 21 3 7 66 35
3 Huddersfield 31 19 4 8 61 7
4 Reading 32 18 6 8 60 6
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 32 17 7 8 58 11
7 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
8 Fulham 31 13 10 8 49 15
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 31 13 8 10 47 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
15 Brentford 31 10 7 14 37 -1
16 Q.P.R. 32 10 7 15 37 -11
17 Aston Villa 31 8 12 11 36 -6
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 32 9 7 16 34 -13
21 Bristol City 31 9 5 17 32 -4
22 Wigan 32 7 9 16 30 -9
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Hamilton sends warning shot to Bottas
Latest Vital Boxing News
Peterson Becomes Two-Weight World Champion
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Feb 20 2017 8:00PM : Newcastle United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 28 2017 7:45PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Rotherham United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Huddersfield Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear297
2.JuanPabloAngel266
3.sirdennis260
4.Fulford172
5.Silhillvilla159
6.Melon Donkey153
7.villasince67136
8.McParlandTheGreat121
9.kefkat114
10.Stephen Jay Hawkings103
Vital Football Comment