UK time is: 05:23:59
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Villa Can Go All The Way

We asked before the FA Cup 3rd round game v Hull how far Villa would go in the FA Cup. Before the 1-0 victory at the KC stadium 41% said not passed the 3rd round! Obviously that soon changed.

The final results were a mixed bag with the semi finals being the most unpopular choice with just 4%. 27% said the final. I'm not sure if that is blind faith and optimism or whether they know something I don't? With the big teams with big squads gunning for the trophy, it would take a huge effort for Villa - especially in their current form, to get to Cardiff (or will Wembley be ready?) surely?

21% said the fourth round. We now know Villa face Port Vale at home, so with a decent performance, we might expect a victory, although the team - who are stretched because of injuries and the lack of new arrivals - will have to play a whole lot better than they did in the weekends 2-1 loss to West Ham. Lets not forget (as if we could!) we have already faced one cup exit this season to Cola League One (or whatever they are calling that league this week) opponents with Doncaster Rovers ripping us apart in the League Cup.

22% predicted the 5th round. 12% the quarter finals and as I say, 27% saying we can go all the way.

Anything is possible I guess, as the great Jimmy Greaves once said: 'It's a funny old game'!




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

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday January 15 2006

Time: 3:44PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

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)

1. Pride of Lions 49
2. The Fear 21
3. col8 14
4. sirdennis 11
5. colavfc 10
6. kefkat 10
7. ClivetheVillan 9
8. DeanoVilla 9
9. holtelower 6
10. SiggyBrownie 6

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Everton 30 8 10 12 -4 34
14. WBA 30 8 9 13 -12 33
15. Hull City 30 6 10 14 -12 28
16. Aston Villa 30 7 7 16 -20 28
17. Sunderland 30 4 14 12 -21 26
18. Burnley 30 5 10 15 -23 25
19. Q.P.R. 30 6 4 20 -23 22

Breaking League News

Are Stoke the 14th biggest club?
Stoke : 01/04/2015 20:00:00
Is Walcott on the Chelsea Radar?
Chelsea : 01/04/2015 18:57:01
Rovers Hoping for Henry Return
West Ham : 01/04/2015 18:50:01
Did You Watch England Last Night?
West Ham : 01/04/2015 18:44:01
Hammers on the Trail of Onuoha
West Ham : 01/04/2015 18:37:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

March Player Of Month
Suggested By:  JP Fear
Guzan 11%
Clark 59%
Okore 0%
Hutton 0%
Lowton 0%
Cleverley 3%
Delph 6%
Bacuna 1%
Sinclair 4%
Westwood 0%
N'Zogbia 2%
Sanchez 0%
Benteke 1%
Agbonlahor 13%