Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

So How Was The Transfer Window For You?!

So How Was The Transfer Window For You?!

So how was it for you darling?

Oh no, sorry, that wasn't what I meant to say at all. I meant to say so how was the transfer window for you?!? If I ask the other question as above I usually get 'rubbish' and 'was that it?' ! :o(

I meant to say, our latest poll asks for your opinion on the transfer window.

Is Heskey enough? I personally don't think it was for a lack of effort that we didn't see major action, not many clubs saw much happen and who would want to sell to a club like Villa who are clearly on a march?

Now we have what we have and have to hope and pray we make the top four, then the summer window (oooooh nooooo don't mention that transfer window already!) could be epic!

Hey, ever the optimist.

Anyway, what do you reckon? Good, bad or indifferent?



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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Monday February 2 2009
Time: 5:43PM

Comments

0
Think Heskey was the best bit of business out of all the teams, and considering that not many teams around us have strengthened, then we should be quite happy with Ivanhoe.
krisvilla
02/02/2009 17:53:00
0
downing wanted away from boro! theres no way bent's going to get a game at spurs now...we signed heskey! im not moaning id rather that than noone but those two aswell would of really made a difference! o well! guess we just have to get on with it! UP THE VILLA
aaron_villa87
02/02/2009 17:54:00
0
I would have taken Bent and a poke in the eye rather than Heskey, he is much more of what we needed since Carew is back now. I guess we will have to say how the rest of the season unfolds. I just cant shake the feeling of it being an opportunity missed, we are still in the UEFA cup the FA cup and hell still in the title race. With our small squad we cannot cope with all competitions, I would hate to see us underachieve this season because of our lack of ambition.
Tez86
02/02/2009 18:10:00
0
What year of the 5 year plan is it? Think we're ahead of schedule! And becasue MON does his dealing in private, I bet there are plenty that he has arranged for the summer, when clubs will be more willing to sell.
RiF
02/02/2009 18:28:00
0
i get confused with the transfer window....apparently we dont have enough players to maintain a push on all fronts(mon)..so we then get a 32day window to buy some players,but we do nothing for 25 days then get in one player a good player no problem with that then we do nothing for 7 days and bodymoor was closed today despite the manager telling us he was working right up to 5pm to make something happen??apparently teams like tottenham can sign massive players in a couple of hours start to finish done..surely there must have been a few players that we could have used?i dont know who mon wanted but there was no reports of bids being turned down.and the press these days just dont 'not find out' about these things....so what did we do for the other 31 days????
avflell
02/02/2009 18:33:00
0
I want a statement from MON explaining why then i'll be happy. Least we'll know he tried. Still gutted though
medzy
02/02/2009 18:45:00
0
1player, and 1other player i ent herd of, kind of gutted tbf, think we should of gone for, joecole, santa, downings, myself = Micah Richards =] what happend to the bid we was ment to put in :S but yo U-C-L hea we come + we still got the shorey and h-wood =] cundnt ask for more :S
Blitz
02/02/2009 18:53:00
0
oh but i do think we will get are wish's in the summer =]
Blitz
02/02/2009 18:55:00
0
Im glad we don't just buy for the sake of it, remember the djemba djemba days?! we needed a centre back and another striker, bear in mind freddie and big john are back in training now so they fill any gaps we may have adequately. as long as we can stay injury free we'll be ok. I'm sure MON/Randy tried to make some deals but there was little movement anywhere really. Up the Villa
johnmurphy3112
02/02/2009 19:02:00
0
sorry guys, but it's quite simple. MON inquired about players he fancied would do a job for us, but the other club have to be willing to sell them. Maybe he was waiting on answers once other clubs bought sufficient cover first before selling their stars. As someone Has said already, Heskey was probably the best bit of business of the window. At least we are not panic buying like a lot of other clubs have. Mon is prepared to wait for the right players to become available and I with him 100%. Lets stay positive and get behind the lads for the rest of the season.
Nigel-not-Reo
02/02/2009 19:04:00
Page 1/3
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Garde Talks Up The Defence

Manager Remi Garde has done his normal midweek piece and in this edition he talks about the 'massive solidarity' amongst our back four.

Premier League Rebrands Ready For Villa Departure

The Premier League have today confirmed that they are rebranding from the 2016-17 season and inevitably the Lion goes.

Fox Will Be Gutted - Shirt Revenues To Drop

Chief Executive in the world of fancy titles Tom Fox will have been gutted to inform long standing members of staff they faced redundancy following his CEOship...

King Outlines His Villa Hopes

Having been appointed to the bridge of his beloved Titanic and joining other people without a background of running anything football related other than possibly the odd...

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Profile
Mike Field
Profile
Steve Wade
Profile
Villa_Grizzly
Profile
Turkish Penguin
Profile
Glensider
Profile
Chris Heath
Profile
M Calucar
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Norwich MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Bunn6%
Richards1%
Okore11%
Lescott9%
Cissokho0%
Bacuna0%
Gana33%
Westwood1%
Gil7%
Agbonlahor25%
Veretout7%
Sub - Clark0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Arsenal 25 14 6 5 48 17
4 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
5 Man Utd 25 11 8 6 41 10
6 West Ham 25 10 9 6 39 9
7 Southampton 25 10 7 8 37 9
8 Everton 25 8 11 6 35 12
9 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
10 Watford 25 9 6 10 33 0
11 Stoke 25 9 6 10 33 -7
12 Crystal Palace 25 9 5 11 32 -4
13 Chelsea 25 7 9 9 30 -2
14 WBA 25 7 8 10 29 -9
15 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 7 11 28 -12
16 Swansea 25 6 9 10 27 -9
17 Newcastle 25 6 6 13 24 -18
18 Norwich 25 6 5 14 23 -20
19 Sunderland 25 5 5 15 20 -19
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Who will be Channel 4's lead presenter?
Latest Vital Boxing News
AUDIO: Hearn: Joshua's next fight will be big
Write for Vital Football

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Feb 14 2016 2:05PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Everton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 19 2016 5:30PM : Swansea City (a)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pride of Lions456
2.The Fear265
3.ClivetheVillan239
4.Fulford237
5.JuanPabloAngel168
6.sirdennis161
7.revdpete153
8.DeanoVilla119
9.Wurzel113
10.He'sBiggerThanMe&You89
The Vital Football Members League