UK time is: 02:23:00
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

The Villa Times - 24/03/2009

Unoial Villa News...



Ok, not much news about today and I guess over the next week with the international break (blinking international's, they just get in the way don't they!?) it might get even quieter! Anyway, a shorter than usual round up:

Liverpool v Villa stats if you dare look at them: Click Here
Glensider at Anfield: Click Here

Remember the old Football Pools? Well now you can play them online: Click Here

The Yin and the Yang of a Villa fan? Well this is: MON IS The Man To Take Villa Forward by Wurzel and A Look At Martin O'Neill's Transfers by avfc48

Vital Villan: Marlon Harewood has joined Wolves on loan until the end of the season. Full article: Harewood Loaned To Wolves

Vital Villan: Brad Guzan has admitted any joy he may have felt about finally making his Premier League debut was completely overshadowed by the result. Full quotes: Bittersweet League Debut

The regular column by Villa4Europe: The Big Issue (4)

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.

Villa reserves beat Stoke City 1-0 last night at Villa Park. Freddy Boom Boom Bouma set up the goal for James Collins. That puts Villa within touching distance of winning the league again.

Vital Villan: Gabby Agbonlahor has been drafted into the U21's side to face Norway and France. Gab will join up with Gardner and Milner in Pearce's squad. They will then travel to Norway later this week for the clash at the Kimplett.no Arena in Sandefjord on Friday (5.30ko), before returning to England to face France in sunny Nottingham at the City Ground on March 31 (8pm ko).

Vital Villan: Martin O'Neill believes that our younger players will learn a hell of a lot during our current 'difficult' spell. Speaking on the official site he explained that he believes the players can benefit from experiencing the lows and disappointment of a Top 4 challenge and by learning about how tough the demands are on players when they want to compete at the top. ''They have to experience this. This is what it's about if you are going to go and play at the very top.' Full article: O'Neill Takes The Positives From The Blip

Thought for the day: Hope is the dream of the waking man. Aristotle




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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.

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday March 24 2009

Time: 4:21PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Not the longest VT I've ever done !
Report Abuse
24/03/2009 17:42:00

Not surprised that the Brad Friedel red was overturned. Common sense prevailed. It does however suggest that the ruling needs to be looked at, and hopefully revised. As things stand you can well understand other clubs being critical of the premier leagues decision to cancel the red.
glensider
Report Abuse
09/04/2009 16:48:00

MON is quite correct when he suggests that our younger players will learn a lot from our recent slump, indeed the whole season as a whole could/should have been a learning curve. I like the look of young James Collins who is currently working his way up through the ranks. He has certainly impressed at youth team level, and it looks as if he's continuing his progress at reserve team level. Good Luck to him.
glensider
Report Abuse
09/04/2009 16:51:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Aston Villa Articles

The Fox Says... (Monday April 20 2015)

Phillips Gets Tom Finney Nod (Monday April 20 2015)

Audio - Liverpool Win Reactions (Sunday April 19 2015)

Video - Think They're Happy? (Sunday April 19 2015)

Delph On Wembley Skipper Honour (Sunday April 19 2015)

Baker Out For The Campaign (Sunday April 19 2015)

Sherwood Elated With Liverpool Win (Sunday April 19 2015)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 767
2. ClivetheVillan 633
3. The Fear 528
4. col8 396
5. kefkat 248
6. thefacehead 231
7. sirdennis 206
8. DeanoVilla 171
9. Fulford 165
10. Cheshire Villan 121

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Everton 33 10 11 12 -2 41
13. WBA 33 9 9 15 -14 36
14. Newcastle 33 9 8 16 -20 35
15. Aston Villa 33 8 8 17 -21 32
16. Sunderland 32 5 14 13 -23 29
17. Hull City 32 6 10 16 -16 28
18. Leicester City 32 7 7 18 -17 28

Breaking League News

Stoke : 20/04/2015 22:46:00
Potters Earn First Win In 4 Over Saints
Stoke : 20/04/2015 22:40:01
The Ped Report.. City 2-0 West Ham
Man City : 20/04/2015 22:21:01
Arnautovic wins West Ham man of the match poll
Stoke : 20/04/2015 19:40:00
Moses wins March goal of the month
Stoke : 20/04/2015 19:36:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

FAC Semi - Liverpool MotM
Suggested By:  MF
Given 7%
Bacuna 0%
Vlaar 0%
Baker 0%
Richardson 1%
Cleverley 7%
Westwood 2%
Delph 52%
N'Zogbia 0%
Benteke 4%
Grealish 26%
Sub - Okore 1%
Sub - Sinclair 0%
Sub - Cole 0%