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The Villa Times - 29/03/2009

Unoial Villa News...



Injury has once again hit Villa forward Emile Heskey who limped off with a hamstring injury after scoring the opener for England v Slovakia.

Tony Morley rips into the recent controversies surrounding Villa, the UEFA and Gabby. Full article: Tony Morley Scores A Hattrick Of Comments!

John Carew was the clear winner in the Villa v Spurs man of the match vote with 53%. The rest of the results: Man of Match v Spurs Poll Result

Birmingham has it's very own walk of stars - on Broad Street - which is nice...! I'm not one for these 'follow-me-leader' gimmicks but hey ho, some Villa heroes are up for the acolade so go ahead and vote here Villa Nominations For Walk Of Stars

Marlon Harewood currently on loan at Wolves, says he bears MON no hard feelings. He told Sky Sports News: 'It is frustrating when you're not playing, but Villa have been doing so well this year it's just nice to be part of that really. At the end of the day, it's up to the gaffer who he picks at that time when the games come up, and now I've just got an opportunity to go and do well with Wolves.'

Due to the success of this year's Easy Payment Scheme for season ticket renewals, we have decided to extend the application deadline to April 21, for supporters who would like to pay in four monthly instalments. Full details: Click Here

Villa still have tickets available for the home clash against Everton - the axis to the rest of this season I'd imagine...? Full details: Villa v Everton Ticket News

Former Aston Villa defender Martin Keown says Villa fans will need to show some patience adding, 'They have come an awful long way from David O’Leary being in charge to where they are now. The crowds are going up year by year and there is a real expectancy and I think they have become a little bit impatient. People should remember how well they have done.' (I do have to add that despite DOL being a berk, he did get us to 6th in the league under far harder times - ie Doug Ellis and as yet we've not beaten that...!)

Wilfred Bouma has told the official site that he thought his career was over and thanks his team mates for their support getting him through the horrific injury. 'Some of the lads here have had big injuries. I have spoken to them and they gave me some good advice. That's been very helpful. Curtis Davies and Martin Laursen spoke to me just like the rest of the team. They have supported me.' More quotes via the E&S: Freddy's Future Fears

The News of the World yesterday reckoned that Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez will get Gareth Barry this summer for a cut price 8million. LOL There is also a link for Ashley Young to Chelsea and believe it or not, a player incoming as well! Full article: Barry & Young On Way Out + 1 In?!?!

The excellent weekly column by Steve Wade: Something For The Weekend (229)

That was the week that was by none other than the Sheriff! Sigh. Not a good week. Well, other than one word... BOOOOOUUUUMMMMAAAAAA!... Full round up: The Week In Villa #31 (20/3/09 - 26/3/09)

Vital Villan: Nathan Delfouneso played 90 minutes for the England U19 side last night and believes the experience will serve him well. The young striker put in a 'lively' performance in the 0-0 friendly clash with the Czech Republic last night, as anyone who turned up at Bescot last night will know - so did anyone? Speaking on the official site, Delboy said: 'It's important to play against players at this level and it's good to go and test yourself on a personal level. 'These games help your development as a player. Obviously international football is a bit different to club football. You are playing against different cultures and different types of footballers, so it's all part of your education.' Full article: Click Here

Thought for the day: Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician.




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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday March 29 2009

Time: 4:27PM

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Always interesting to hear the comments and observations of Tony Morley. A genuine Villan, but he's never blinded by the claret and blue spiel. He says what he thinks, and as such, is always well worth listening to.
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Good to see that Nathan Delfoueno played 90 minutes for the England U19 side, and quite rightly believes that the experience will serve him well. Bags of potential, next season will hopefully see him make the breakthrough.
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