Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Good News For Friedel As Red Is Rescinded

Good News For Friedel As Red Is Rescinded

Villa's appeal over Brad Friedel's red card has been won so he can face Manchester United in our next game.



Common sense prevails. It was a penalty, no one would claim otherwise, but no way did the referee have to send the keeper off!

Good news, it means Friedel can play v Manchester United at Old Trafford.



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:J P Fear
Date:Tuesday March 24 2009
Time: 3:27PM

Comments

0
Awesome :)
Naoise
24/03/2009 15:37:00
0
Probably just me but I was kinda hoping to see Guzan in action, haven't been too impressed with Friedel recently. Tho saying that Old Trafford isn't the ideal place to make your first premiership start.
grimaldo
24/03/2009 16:18:00
0
Yeah - our chances have now increased from none to slim-to-none!!
deano.avfc
24/03/2009 16:18:00
0
nah not just you Grimaldo, i think it would have been good to see Guzan play. Not just because he is probably jumping out of his skin to get on the pitch, but also because i too believe Friedel has not been that good lately.
leftfoot
24/03/2009 22:08:00
0
I hope he plays better next time, no offense to the guy - he's been god and is a fair ster forward from carson - but he played *****e on sunday
NorthcliffeBandit
25/03/2009 17:10:00
0
it's great to see common sense prevail! Can they give Gerrard a red though for that dreadful late lunge and catching the ankle of your player (Reo-Coker?)
merlin
25/03/2009 19:49:00
0
Gerrard lunged Davies and only got booked for it. It was cynical in comparison.
benji_starsky_avfc
26/03/2009 15:21:00
0
Common sense wins the day, and you certainly aren't able to say that very often, particularly when our friends from the premier league and/or F.A. are involved. The whole law needs re-evaluating though, because you can well understand our rivals being upset at the leniency shown to Brad Friedel.
glensider
09/04/2009 21:09:00
0
Lot of supporters have been leveling criticism at Brad Friedel lately. I think that he's still far and away the better option for us in goal. The only real concern I have with him is his reluctance to come off his line, but I think that that concern has been there since day one. No, he's alright in my book. I 'm certainly not chomping at the bit to see Guzan get a premier league start.
glensider
09/04/2009 21:13:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Benn v Collins III Is On

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Preston Next To Suffer A Switch

Aston Villa's away trip to Deepdale to face Preston North End is the latest game to be moved following the announcement of the fixtures for 2017/18.

Four Villa Games Get Changed

Aston Villa's games against Birmingham City, Brentford and Hull City have all suffered changes.

Terry To Pick Aston Villa This Weekend?

It's being reported that John Terry will announce Aston Villa as his pick for the future this coming weekend.

Taylor Trophy Now At Villa Park

The pre season between Watford and Aston Villa in memory of Graham Taylor has been switched to Villa Park.

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
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Would you want Downing back?
Suggested By: JP Fear
No way88%
Yes please12%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
The Force is not with India
Latest Vital Boxing News
Fury v Parker – Manchester Arena – 23rd September
Write for Vital Football

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.JuanPabloAngel473
2.col8443
3.The Fear369
4.sirdennis259
5.Pride of Lions208
6.Silhillvilla178
7.Melon Donkey121
8.BBJ114
9.HeathfieldRoad1874107
10.Fulford100
The Vital Football Members League