UK time is: 19:36:53
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Ashley Going Nowhere

It's one thing Martin O'Neill speaking about the supposed interest from Real Madrid, but does it sound like Ash would be interested himself?

Speaking to the Daily Mail, our flying winger explained how happy he is at the club and the reasoning behind his early contract extension:

'The other two boys had signed, John Carew and Gabby Agbonlahor.

'You can just tell that the club is evolving and moving in the right direction.

'I'm playing week in, week out. I might not get that elsewhere. The fact is I'm just delighted that I'm here. The manager and chairman have said that the club will kick on. And I believe it will.

'The gaffer came to me and asked me about a new deal, but he didn't have to do that. I had two years left. They didn't need to come to me.

'And he is one of the top managers in the Premier League, if not the world. He was one of the main reasons I joined the club. I want to repay him.'

Doesn't sound like a player who would be at pains to leave the club does it, regardless of who comes knocking.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday January 9 2009

Time: 2:57PM

Your Comments

it does
ric112
AY 4 AV 4eva
Mancuni-villa
Is is that hard to write comments in English ?
ExpatVillaShirt
Folks, please no text talk on the site, us old grumpies really don't like it. Wish everyone could speak proper like wot I do (sic) !!!
The Fear
Hear! Hear! Mr Fear. Us oldies were born and brought up to speak and digest the Queens English. Any deviation towards modern-day speak and we self-destruct, or have to turn to our off-spring to translate. As for our wing-wonder, well said that man. Just hope and trust that it isn't the players alternative of the boardroom 'vote of confidence'.
glensider
That really is an excellent article by Neil Moxley. I loved the comments concerning John Robertson, he of the most sweet of left pegs. Moxley writes:- "I mention that 'Robbo' was 'the man' during his day; that he knows a thing or two about wing-play. Indeed, during a press game two years ago, 19 outfield players went the wrong way when the Scot dropped his shoulder. 'Is he a legend?' asks Young, straight-faced. 'He tells me he is - almost every day. Steve Walford's got a better left foot, though.' His face breaks into a mischievous grin, confident that it will be printed - and commented on, probably by O'Neill, certainly by assistant coach Walford, and definitely by Robertson.
glensider
Anyone in the Adventurers Pub 2moro B4 the match? (Sorry Mr. Fear, I meant tomorrow before the match) If you're off the vital site i'm happy to buy you a beer, but not all of you of course!
Villan-in-Cyprus
I'm not old and I can't comprehend text speak! Well done Ash, good lad.
NorthcliffeBandit
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

Lambetr Upbeat Ahead Of Saints Clash (Thursday April 17 2014)

Villa Confirm Suspensions (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Culverhouse and Karsa Suspended (Tuesday April 15 2014)

U21s Lose To Chelsea (Monday April 14 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 820
2. The Fear 721
3. ClivetheVillan 266
4. Barney2004 245
5. Villan57 219
6. tarzan 193
7. Villan Of The North 186
8. sirdennis 182
9. BlackCountry Villa 172
10. Sussex Villan 170

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Crystal Palace 34 12 4 18 -14 40
12. West Ham 34 10 7 17 -9 37
13. Hull City 33 10 6 17 -6 36
14. Aston Villa 33 9 7 17 -14 34
15. Swansea 34 8 9 17 -5 33
16. WBA 33 6 15 12 -11 33
17. Norwich 34 8 8 18 -27 32

Breaking League News

Lambetr Upbeat Ahead Of Saints Clash
Aston Villa : 17/04/2014 19:13:00
No Fresh Injury Problems Ahead Of Southampton
Aston Villa : 17/04/2014 19:04:00
Lord Mayor Charity Cup Match For Academy
Aston Villa : 17/04/2014 19:00:00
Italian Wanted?
West Ham : 17/04/2014 17:41:00
Three on Wanted List
Man Utd : 17/04/2014 17:36:00
Ruddy: We're Scrapping For Our Lives
Norwich : 17/04/2014 17:22:00
Liverpool: Anfield Expansion Moves A Step Closer
Liverpool : 17/04/2014 14:48:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How many more points will we get this season?
Suggested By:  villa2stoke1
0 34%
1 15%
2 9%
3 13%
4 15%
5 2%
5-10 8%
11+ (in your dreams) 4%