Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Jimmy Update

Jimmy Update

Martin O'Neill is hopeful that James Milner will be back in contention for the Chelsea match this weekend.

Milner missed last nights UEFA Cup clash against CSKA with a thigh injury, but the club are hopeful he will be fit by the end of the week.

Speaking on the official site, O'Neill said:

'We had an injury to James. He had a better chance of playing on Saturday by missing the UEFA Cup game.

'James wants to play every game but I took the doctor's advice and left him out.'

We all know Gardner stepped up and played well, but there was an obvious mis-balance in the team with Milner missing as Gardner prefers to attack through the middle rather than using the wings.

Even if he's not fit enough to last 90 minutes, you can but hope he'll be good for 45.



For the very latest Premier League odds

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

Writer:Mike Field
Date:Thursday February 19 2009
Time: 4:26PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
i'd like to see how many times petrov has won motm this season! awesome player
ric112
19/02/2009 18:47:00
0
i hope he plays we don't want any excuses now do we!
merlin
19/02/2009 20:11:00
0
We're picking up so many injuries lately. I hope our season doesn't quiver away due to the fact that we have a very small squad.
holte ender 1969
19/02/2009 20:13:00
0
lol Are be in the holte end if were short of players =] got my kit ready.
Blitz
20/02/2009 09:07:00
0
Milner is key tomorrow, he's been better than Young in recent games.
leelindsay
20/02/2009 14:23:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

High Approval For New Manager And 1st Signing

Poll summaries, looks like the fans approve of Di Matteo/Steve Clarke and their 1st signing.

Doctor Xia Knows What To Prescribe For Aston Villa?

It`s only a snippet but news is thin on the ground at the moment and I feel it unfair to deprive you all too long of my wise words....!

Elphick's Superstitions To Continue

New centre half Tommy Elphick has insisted his pre match ritual of attacking the goal posts instead of having a team photo will continue following his move to Aston Villa.

No Sinclair To Celtic - But Crespo Off

It's being reported that Aston Villa have rejected a £2million offer from Celtic for Scott Sinclair, but Jose Angel Crespo wants the 'PAOK' option to bring an end to his time with us.

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Editor email
Profile
Mike Field
Editor email
Profile
Steve Wade
no email
Profile
Villa_Grizzly
no email
Profile
Turkish Penguin
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile
Chris Heath
no email
Profile
M Calucar
no email
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Can Gabby redeem himself and stay?
Suggested By: JP Fear
Yes67%
No33%
Meh, not sure0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Who will win in Austria?
Latest Vital Boxing News
Eubank Jnr Beats Doran with Ease
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear392
2.sirdennis165
3.BodyButter157
4.Fulford141
5.JuanPabloAngel119
6.kefkat110
7.glensider92
8.DeanoVilla90
9.Melon Donkey83
10.Silhillvilla76
Vital Football Comment