Aston Villa - Delaney Going Nowhere
UK time is: 11:07:03
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Delaney Going Nowhere

David O'Leary has said he has had no contact from other clubs interested in the services of Mark Delaney and he has made it clear that he doesn't want any approaches saying Delaney is 'going nowhere'. That's a bit harsh, I thought he'd played really well recently, oh hang on, I get what he means!

Despite the fact Delaney put in a written transfer request in December, the player is still keen on sorting out a new contract at Villa. His current deal runs out in the summer and the Welsh international said a month or so back that he felt that he was being pushed out with the lack of talks from the board. I'm not sure about it Mark, Doug is far too busy beating all those reporters at tennis to worry about your contract!?

Middlesbrough and Portsmouth have both been linked to the 29 year old defender, as have Blackburn and Cardiff.

O'Leary said: 'I haven't had a call...Any time Mark has played he's hardly ever let us down.'

He also says the club have stalled on offering Delaney a new contract because of the amount of injuries he suffers from. I'm not sure of the source, but I read the other day that he has only managed to play 49% of the time for us.

O'Leary continued: 'The club's issue is that this will be his ninth game of the season - they're saying the problem has been injuries over the seven seasons he's been here. That's the vibe I'm getting' adding: 'Any time he's been available, in general, he's always been in my side. The problem is he's been too unavailable for me.'




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



Register on this site via the drop down menu and leave feedback to this story below or click here to join in the debates on the forum.

Go on, get vitalled!

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday January 9 2006

Time: 10:12AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Calder To Dundee Confirmed (Monday August 31 2015)

Quick Transfer Roundup (Monday August 31 2015)

Sherwood Talks Injuries & Gabby (Monday August 31 2015)

Sinclair Gets BBC Nod (Monday August 31 2015)

Deadline Day Tomorrow (Monday August 31 2015)

Something For The Weekend (500) (Sunday August 30 2015)

Sherwood Gives Sunderland Thoughts (Saturday August 29 2015)

Audio - Sherwood On Sunderland Draw (Saturday August 29 2015)

Stats: Aston Villa v Sunderland (Saturday August 29 2015)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Everton 4 1 2 1 1 5
10. Southampton 4 1 2 1 0 5
11. AFC Bournemouth 4 1 1 2 -1 4
12. Aston Villa 4 1 1 2 -1 4
13. Chelsea 4 1 1 2 -3 4
14. Norwich 4 1 1 2 -3 4
15. WBA 4 1 1 2 -3 4

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

River Plate midfielder to join Cherries on loan
AFC Bournemouth : 01/09/2015 11:00:01
LATEST: Deadline Day at Watford
Watford : 01/09/2015 10:50:01
Cherries reject Norwich bid for Cook
AFC Bournemouth : 01/09/2015 10:44:01
Sviatchenko Deal Close?
Norwich : 01/09/2015 10:32:00
Deadline Day Drama!
Spurs : 01/09/2015 10:25:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Sunderland MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Guzan 8%
Hutton 1%
Richards 1%
Clark 0%
Amavi 1%
Westwood 0%
Sanchez 21%
Gueye 23%
Bacuna 0%
Gestede 0%
Sinclair 45%
Sub - Gil 0%