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O'Neill On Villa Win And Then Some!

O'Neill On Villa Win And Then Some!

Vital Villa prediction poll was virtually spot on, 89% predicted a win, 3% (hi to Vital Sheff Utd fans!) said a loss and 8% predicted a draw. Our latest poll is asking for your man of the match, if only we could vote for the lot of them this time!

Martin O'Neill spoke after the 3-0 win saying he wished the season was just starting.

Roll on next season is all I can say!

The Villa boss and Barclaycard Manager of the Month said:

'It was great and my view is that that sort of home performance has been coming for a long time - if we could get the first goal. I felt the confidence was so, so high and I've sensed that all week in training. The players couldn't wait to get out there and put on a performance. It was also great to have the parade of the 82 boys. That inspired events today, the crowd came in to celebrate a great past and hopefully the start of a decent future.'

'Now it's far too early to say that, but this was a great win and we sign off at Villa Park on a high. I'm not sure I speak for the players here, but I wish the season was just starting. We scored three great goals today. Gabby did well to roll his defender and it was a great finish. He's done so well for us this season. I just felt Ashley Young's goal has been coming and I was delighted for him. As for Patrik Berger, it was a terrific finish to round off a terrific move.'

'All in all it was a good day for this football club. I think the fans enjoyed it, I know I enjoyed it and that's now eight games unbeaten.'

Set up nicely for next season, new Nike shirts and some new players to fill them, together with the foundations of a good team already in place and showing today just what they can do.

What a day. That will live long in the old memory banks.

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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Saturday May 5 2007
Time: 9:29PM

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Great Game & Great Reult. My ONLY moan was he bought on the Badger
TuBBz
05/05/2007 21:34:00
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The tide of football in this City is remaining Claret and Blue. lol
col8
05/05/2007 21:34:00
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Also very good to see that with Bardsley returning back to Old Trafford, MON put Hughes on for a full 90 mins.
Thegreatdando
05/05/2007 21:37:00
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nothing at all to moan about today, great from start to finish. Really proud of everything that went on today, Villa are finally back!
The Fear
05/05/2007 21:38:00
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i am one very happy fan looking forward to match of the day tonight!
industrial_musical
05/05/2007 21:47:00
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the claret and blue just looked awesome wherever you looked, such a great gesture!
The Fear
05/05/2007 21:50:00
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What a performance,the crowd was unbelieveble,the revolution is gathering pace nicely.
Pking
05/05/2007 23:05:00
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Great performance. Great day. Really looking forward to next season. UTV
weller77
06/05/2007 00:51:00
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Oh and by the way where was Petrov? Injured? Rested?
weller77
06/05/2007 00:52:00
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I can only watch games on tv or from downloading from the internet, as i live is australia, but that was by far the most vocal i have heard the villa fans. great to hear abd see, the free scarves looked great. yeah where was petrov
liamo1981
06/05/2007 01:52:00
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