Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Bittersweet League Debut

Bittersweet League Debut

Brad Guzan has admitted any joy he may have felt about finally making his Premier League debut was completely overshadowed by the result.

Speaking on the official site today Guzan explained his frustration at coming off the bench to face a penalty, and his wish that the day could've been a lot different.

'It's exciting to make my Premier League debut but under the circumstances I would have wished for it to have been a bit different.

'Any time you have to face a penalty is difficult let alone when coming off the bench.

'But in those circumstances you try and do your best and unfortunately I couldn't keep it out of the back of the net. So that part stings a bit but we are all just going to want to put this behind us.

'I don't think we were at our best and obviously when you play big teams in big games you have to be good and be ready to play from the start.'

With Villa appealing Friedel's red card, it's unsure if Guzan will have the opportunity of playing another big team in a big game and having his first league start go differently.



For the very latest Premier League odds

Free £15 bet when you spend £5 on The New Football Pools


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

Writer:Mike Field
Date:Monday March 23 2009
Time: 5:23PM

Comments

0
Bit of a shame for him really, first game in the PL and it was a stinker of a result!
The Fear
23/03/2009 18:07:00
0
I'd be tempted to start Guzan anyway, haven't been all that impressed with Brad senior since he's joined! On another note I think you should add another option on the MOTM vote, the fans. Thought we were brilliant yesterday and as usual out sung the scousers. Maybe MON could come out and applaud us for a change!
pjvilla
23/03/2009 18:17:00
0
What the ***** was Barry at yesterday Steve hodge any one...!!!!!
B6_COMPANY
23/03/2009 19:09:00
0
MON always, but always applauds the away fans at the end of the game pjvilla. I've seen all but one away game to date this season (Chelsea at The Bridge), and he's never failed to do so. Often he directs or even leads the players over to where the away section is located.
glensider
09/04/2009 21:30:00
0
His mind certainly wasn't on our game was it B6_COMPANY? He sort of looked as if he were standing back enjoying the football served up by his mate Stevie G and co, wishing that he himself was sporting the red Liverpool shirt. Not one of his better games.
glensider
09/04/2009 21:32:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Villa's International Injury Update

Another tired and boring international break in the world of football, so here's an update from Bodymoor Heath on our walking wounded.

The Villa Times - 24/03/2017 (Aston Villa News Round-up)

The latest Aston Villa news and views via the uno fish ial one...

Videos. Inside The Aston Villa Dressing Room

Hate international breaks, so hey, thought some of you might have missed these. Quite good fun some of them.

Villa Replicate Reading Offer

With Reading charging our fans (season ticket holders or members) only £20 for our trip to the Madejski Stadium earlier in the season, Villa have reciprocated the deal...

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)

I have nothing to ask! I hate international breaks!
Suggested By: ;o)
Agree88%
Disagree7%
Whatever 5%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 38 24 6 8 78 38
2 Brighton 38 23 8 7 77 30
3 Huddersfield 37 22 5 10 71 4
4 Leeds Utd 38 21 6 11 69 16
5 Reading 38 20 7 11 67 2
6 Sheff Wed 38 18 8 12 62 9
7 Fulham 38 16 13 9 61 19
8 Norwich 38 16 9 13 57 9
9 Preston 38 15 12 11 57 6
10 Derby County 38 14 11 13 53 3
11 Barnsley 38 14 9 15 51 0
12 Aston Villa 38 13 12 13 51 0
13 Cardiff 38 14 9 15 51 -1
14 Brentford 38 14 8 16 50 3
15 Q.P.R. 38 14 8 16 50 -5
16 Wolves 37 12 9 16 45 -2
17 Ipswich 38 10 15 13 45 -9
18 Birmingham 38 11 12 15 45 -16
19 Bristol City 38 11 8 19 41 -3
20 Forest 38 11 8 19 41 -11
21 Burton 38 10 11 17 41 -14
22 Blackburn 38 9 13 16 40 -11
23 Wigan 38 8 10 20 34 -13
24 Rotherham 38 4 5 29 17 -54
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
2017 Australia GP - Qualifying
Latest Vital Boxing News
Taylor v Joubert – Meadowbank, Scotland
Vital Football Comment

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 15 2017 3:00PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 17 2017 2:45PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 23 2017 12:00PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear362
2.sirdennis293
3.Pride of Lions292
4.HeathfieldRoad1874251
5.JuanPabloAngel248
6.Sasquatch177
7.Silhillvilla167
8.Melon Donkey156
9.BodyButter139
10.DeanoVilla129
Write for Vital Football