Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

An Interview With A Baggies Fan

An Interview With A Baggies Fan

1) So, despite playing some nice passing football, the Baggies seem to be deep in the mire again, will the Spurs result be the turning point and see you fine folk move to safety?

The game against Spurs wasn't attractive to watch but that game and the one a week earlier against Manchester City signalled a change in the style of play for the Baggies this season. They are playing the ball forward a lot quicker now instead of knocking it around at the back or in midfield. This plays to the strengths of Roman Bednar and Luke Moore and cuts down on the opportunity to give the ball away in dangerous areas of the pitch. Hopefully, this change in style will lead to improved results in the second half of the season.

2) Luke Moore... I've seen nothing but negative comments from Baggies fans, has he done anything to convince anyone that he will start hitting the back of the net and become a fans favourite?

Luke has a lot to do to prove himself to Baggies fans but in the few games that he has started recently he has shown that he has a lovely first touch, a great deal of pace and knows how to finish. If he scores the winner against Villa on Saturday he will be sure to become an instant hero.

3) Is Tony Mowbray the man for the job?

Tony Mowbray is the right man to lead the Baggies even if we get relegated this season. His style of football will ultimately be successful.

4) Why won't Jeremy Peace and the board invest a little in order to try and help your manager/s stay up when the team have worked so hard for promotion ?

The club spent £22million in the summer so they have invested in the team. Whether they are right quality of players remains to be seen. Loans will be the only way we strengthen this window. Clubs ask more for players in January and when you are desperate plus what quality player wants to move to a club in danger of relegation.

5) If you could have one or two of our players, who would they be and why?

Martin Laursen is a quality defender that would seriously improve our backline and also add a threat from set pieces.

James Milner is a solid professional with bags of energy who has massive amounts of experience in the Premier League, something that we desperately need.

6) Who should Villa look out for on Sunday? (Saturday)

Luke Moore is the obvious player to look out for. Your old player returning home, he's bound to score.

7) Saturday lunchtime kick offs, don't you just love the traditions of football! :o(

We never seem to perform well in those games but with the promise of warmer weather perhaps it will be different this time.

8) Come on then Baggy Boys, lets have a prediction from you!

With our recent history against Villa its hard to see us winning the game but I reckon we will squeeze out a 1-1 this time around.

With thanks to Lord Shepherd from Vital Baggies www.wba.vitalfootball.co.uk My interview with Vital Baggies Click Here



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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Wednesday January 7 2009
Time: 5:16PM

Comments

0
2-0 Villa win. Barry penalty and A Young free kick.
holte ender 1969
07/01/2009 20:03:00
0
Just a win will suffice, after recent results Wet Spam in particular where we deserved nothing and left with all three points after not really deserving them. 3 Points please.
col8
08/01/2009 07:12:00
0
I'm going for 5-0, 2 from young, 2 from gabby and one from Barry. Thats what I say in my dream last night, fantasy football heaven for me.
PTP
08/01/2009 09:30:00
0
1-0. Marlon.
olofthegreat
08/01/2009 09:37:00
0
My interview with the Vital Baggies Click Here
The Fear
08/01/2009 10:44:00
0
It'll be close, and it'll be tight, with probably just a goal either way deciding the outcome. I'm with Col8, a Villa win, any type of win will suffice. We've struggled against West Bromwich in recent home games, and this weeks encounter would suggest that we could be in for more of the same. 1-0 to us will be just fine with me.
glensider
08/01/2009 14:32:00
0
Wonder if their loan signing from the Arsenal, Jay Simpson, will be in their starting line up. He'll be particularly up for putting one over us, if only to celebrate the new contract he signed at The Emirates just before moving out on loan, and in doing so, helping The Gunners as they push to regain fourth place.
glensider
08/01/2009 14:35:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Adams Turns Professional

Recent Aston Villa Articles

99.9% + 95% + 51% Aston Villa % Transfer Talk

Transfer talk for Aston Villa on 24/01/2017 with the owner giving us percentage talk on the deals!

The Vital Villa Man Of The Match - PNE

Our latest man of the match votes, this time the 2-2 v Preston North End.

What Can The Matter Be Ross?

Well this was a little bit of an unexpected turn of events over the weekend...Ross McCormack, a locked gate and disciplinary issues.

Bruce Gives Preston Thoughts

Manager Steve Bruce has mixed reactions following our two all draw with Preston North End last weekend.

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)

Vital Villa Player Of January
Suggested By: JP Fear
Tshibola6%
Baker17%
Adomha5%
Jedinak5%
Chester52%
Amavi0%
Grealish0%
Agbonlahor5%
Bacuna5%
Other0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 27 19 1 7 58 33
2 Brighton 26 17 6 3 57 24
3 Huddersfield 27 15 4 8 49 2
4 Leeds Utd 27 15 3 9 48 10
5 Reading 26 14 4 8 46 2
6 Sheff Wed 27 13 6 8 45 5
7 Derby County 27 12 7 8 43 6
8 Barnsley 27 12 5 10 41 5
9 Fulham 26 10 10 6 40 13
10 Norwich 27 12 4 11 40 5
11 Preston 27 11 7 9 40 3
12 Birmingham 27 9 10 8 37 -5
13 Aston Villa 27 8 12 7 36 1
14 Ipswich 27 9 7 11 34 -5
15 Brentford 27 9 6 12 33 -1
16 Cardiff 26 9 6 11 33 -9
17 Q.P.R. 27 9 6 12 33 -11
18 Wolves 27 8 8 11 32 -3
19 Forest 27 8 6 13 30 -7
20 Bristol City 27 8 3 16 27 -4
21 Wigan 27 6 7 14 25 -8
22 Burton 27 6 7 14 25 -11
23 Blackburn 27 6 7 14 25 -12
24 Rotherham 27 4 4 19 16 -33
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
F1 is what I love to do says Massa
Latest Vital Boxing News
Adams Turns Professional
Vital Football Comment

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

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
Feb 20 2017 8:00PM : Newcastle United (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear540
2.JuanPabloAngel341
3.Silhillvilla322
4.Fulford301
5.sirdennis290
6.Villan57220
7.BodyButter172
8.Melon Donkey171
9.villasince67133
10.danvilla2130
Write for Vital Football