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Baros Bench Swap!

Milan Baros has spoken to L'Equipe of his time at Villa and says 'The first season at Villa was the best,'

But then said of the lack of ambition despite the promises made to him. Doug et al making false promises? Don't believe that for a second!

'They promised other players to build a big team. Some came but it was not enough. I was disappointed with that. Coming back from the World Cup, I knew I would leave. In the end at Villa, I didn't feel any trust. People had a different sight on football than mine. I never said anything against them, we just didn't see things the same way.'

Must have been a very hard time for him, after all, he must have only been on 20 000 a week or so. Poor lamb.

He is now finding he has swapped life on the bench at Villa Park to life on the bench at Lyon. That said, I thought he was quality so wish him luck!

'I must admit I can't understand anything. I will learn French. I have to watch how the team is playing, and wait for an opportunity. I have played abroad for a long time, I know how it works. It is not that easy to remain on the bench. I would like to play each match, I achieved good things when I came on, but that's football.'




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The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 21 2007

Time: 11:02AM

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At least the bench in Lyon is probably warmer then the one at VP :-)
jonah
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21/02/2007 11:07:00

He probably hasn't settled yet, or might be carrying an injury who knows :)
avfc48
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21/02/2007 11:31:00

he's ***** thats why.
Stig
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21/02/2007 13:24:00

Out of the frying pan....and into the fire!
OneloveVilla
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21/02/2007 13:39:00

From the Lions to Lyon - but the story sounds the same. Perhaps they don't have any mirrors over there for him to see the probelm
Gordonsleftboot
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21/02/2007 15:08:00

Oh dear me and he's only just removed all the splinters from his bum!
Quania
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21/02/2007 15:38:00

not that much warmer jonah, lyon's near the alps!
olafthegreat
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21/02/2007 16:13:00

"People had a different sight on football than mine" have to agree, we can see where the net is.
steff_the_villan
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21/02/2007 16:47:00

Will give him 18months before he's on his way again, Wiltord, Fred and Govou will all start before him at Lyon, and deservedly so!
Stourbridge Villan
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21/02/2007 17:57:00

ha ha.
Eaton_thevillafan
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21/02/2007 21:24:00

Who is this Baros bloke you are talking about??
utv-sotc
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22/02/2007 01:07:00

Its the last chance saloon for Baros. His career and reputation is definitely on the line following disappointing spells at Liverpool and B6. No longer is he the up and coming sensation, carrying a reputation earned on the back of his European Championship achievements. He has to produce to silence the doubters. I wish him well. He and AVFC were never meant to be, and both are better off without the other. Time for both to move on.
glensider
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22/02/2007 05:31:00

Good business by the Villa management. Proof of course will be next season.
col8
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22/02/2007 07:54:00

Birmingham is twinned with lyon
jk
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22/02/2007 11:36:00

Oh dear! I bet Milan didn't expect that!
sandgroanun
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22/02/2007 21:05:00

What a plonker that guy is!!
iomvilla
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23/02/2007 06:35:00

I still cant see why Milan Baros stirs the emotions so much, he was a Villa Player, he has gone, lets move on.
col8
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23/02/2007 10:09:00

 

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