The Villa Times - 15/12/2008
Unoial Villa News...
Martin Laursen told the official site after the Bolton game: 'We have total confidence in our ability to come back in matches. We have done that a lot of times. That is one of the strengths of the team. We have no concerns when we concede a goal. We never give up and we fight until the very end.' Adding clean sheets are great 'But the important thing is we are an attacking threat. That is vital. If you don't score goals, you don't win games.'
Dom Jolly goes winning mad...! Funny video (seems to be hit and miss for those who can/can't view it, so good luck!) Dom Jolly Gets That Winning Feeling!
Vital Villa member BEEFY pointed out a recent quote by Fabio Capello at his news conference waxing lyrical about non other than Aston Villa. The England boss said: 'I like very much the Aston Villa. I watch them because they are my future.' Full article and images: England Manager Singles Out Villa For Praise
Capello also said: 'I am very pleased with the Aston Villa players. They are still young players and another I like is Milner.
Gareth Barry says this team is the most exciting he has played in during his ten years at Villa. Full quotes: Barry -Most Exciting Team Of His 10 Years
Video highlights of Villa v Bolton: Click Here
Match report: Click Here
Managers reaction: Click Here
Stats: Click Here
After a variety of incidents involving computer issues, a Xmas do, a subsequent hangover and attending hospital, last weeks diary got delayed to the point where Sheriff Kimbo felt a fortnight edition would make more sense... The FORTNIGHT In Villa!
Villa's online store is offering 20% off everything... Click Here
Villa are screening the exciting UEFA Cup clash with Hamburg in the Holte Pub. The group stage game with the German giants takes place on Wednesday, with a 7.45pm kick-off. Hamburg Served In The Holte
Villa v Baggies tickets are for sale and some tickets remain for Villa v Arsenal on Boxing day: Click Here
Villa boss Martin O'Neill says it isn't just the brilliance of Ashley Young and Gabby Agbonlahor that dazzles him, it is the fact they perform consistently. He told the official site: 'Ashley and Gabby are so consistent but, more importantly, they are consistently brilliant.' Adding, 'Their performances this season have been incredible. They are two very young players improving and, pleasingly, looking to improve their game even more. They were mesmeric against Bolton - absolutely brilliant. They were really world-class.' Full quotes and images: O'Neill On Consistent Brilliance Of Villa Pair
Aston Villa's weekend press talk. Ashley Young linked to Real Madrid and Villa linked with Peter Crouch:Aston Villa Press Transfer Rumours
Martin O'Neill has played down the talk of Villa replacing Arsenal in the top four telling the Birmingham Mail that Liverpool, Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea have the experience and bigger squads. 'And that's all those four sides including Arsenal, who are supposed to be in a bit of a predicament at the moment, but I don't see it like that, absolutely not. All those four sides are capable of winning four on the trot or taking 13 points from 15. For us to do that is exceptionally hard work.'
Thought for the day: What do you call a fish with no eyes? A fsh.