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Villa Confident FA Cup Game WILL Go Ahead

Aston Villa have said they are confident that the FA Cup replay with Doncaster Rovers will go ahead tomorrow night despite the snow!

Villa explained:

We have had the under-soil heating on for a number of days and, although there is a light covering of snow on the pitch, ground conditions are soft.

We will be checking for road updates in the next 48 hours but we remain confident that the fourth round replay will be played on Wednesday at 7.45pm.




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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday February 3 2009

Time: 11:20AM

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GOOD NEWS! I have not been to a game for ages due to lack of funds and working weekends so I am really pleased this is still going ahead.
Layzee
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03/02/2009 12:06:00

Villa 5 - 0 Doncaster Secondly i think Arshavin is a waste of money at 16mill, i reckon he will be a flop. but from my 2 opinions i wud prefer option1
Pablo1978
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03/02/2009 14:26:00

cannot WAIT for this game, lads. will little ashers be starting, do you reckon? he's served his three and we need his width and ability to finish doncaster off on a night where a replay is incredibly fortuitous to them.
benji_starsky_avfc
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03/02/2009 15:39:00

been to Villa park today all approaches to stadium clear of ice and snow. COME ON YOU LIONS
50 years a villan
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03/02/2009 19:07:00

Ashley HAS to play tomorrow surely? He's had himself a nice rest. He should be raring to go. The rest/ban could end up being a blessing in disguise.
Adam Deuce
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03/02/2009 22:32:00

OK so it's 00:30 Wednesday morning and the snow at B12 (where I live) is banging it down (technical term). According to all weather reports it's not supposed to snow again 'til Thursday. Erm..... Something tells me the headline of this article maybe a tad premature. Hope I'm wrong. If it does go ahead I think Thermals are a must. ;)
Adam Deuce
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04/02/2009 00:37:00

Jeez the UK is getting hammered by the weather!! Some news from south of the equator for you - it's 35C here in sydney today waaaay too hot to even kick a footie about. Rumours are that none other than Mr Roy Keane is in town to have talks about becoming the new manager of Sydney FC. And Robbie Fowler is apparently considering an approached by Queensland. I predict 3-0 against Doncaster UTV!! Unfortunately not televised here but will sleep in my villa shirt and hope the result is good when I wake up! (seems to be working so far this season!!!)
AVFC4ME
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04/02/2009 01:03:00

Good man AVFC4ME !! Please don`t rub it in about the weather !!
ASPINALL
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04/02/2009 07:23:00

Aspinall I'm just jealous - I'd love to be blagging the day off work like the rest of you!!!
AVFC4ME
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05/02/2009 01:13:00

 

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