Date:Thursday January 8 2009
Where are they now 20 games gone?
Whilst I'm not surprised about our 4th position on 38 points with half the season gone, I tend to feel its helped greatly by the failings of some clubs, especially Arsenal.
Sir Alex tends to reckon the second half is the hardest, but only Arsenal and Everton for me can compete with us for the rest of the season.
We remain our greatest enemy, as last year when many here and O'Neill got all excited that we might just gain that 5th even 4th spot, our squad size let us down.
This time 65 million spent, we have a bigger squad on paper and stand 3 points clear of Arsenal, 6 from Everton and a remarkable 10, yes 10 from Wigan.
Top 4 is a real possibility especially when Spurs, Blackburn, Portsmouth and Newcastle have made such a ham fisted job of the first part of the season, and not many would have predicted that come August.
Its an achievement we should not now fail from I'd hope, and whether or not O'Neill does transfer in new players its one we should manage, especially if Arsenal continue to falter.
I'm not a great believer in January transfers, simply because they have to be exceptional adjusters to move club mid season and gain top form. Where buys do help is in creating a more competitive atmosphere and of course it provides more options, and we need more options, we always will.
Liverpool managed 4th with 76 points, Everton 5th with 65 points, and whilst the UEFA Cup and FA Cup progress may hinder Villa 38 more points could be all we need.
Bring it on.
Date:Thursday January 8 2009
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