UK time is: 08:13:31
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

United Slump Doesn't Make Life Easy

Curtis Davies has said that in many ways Man U's mini slump of late will make them even more dangerous on Sunday.

Speaking on the official site, the former 'pub player' said the squad will really need to believe in itself if we hope to get anything from the match, adding that United will be looking to bounce back after their own disappointments of late.

'I actually think it's made even harder by the fact that they have lost their last two games and will look to win to keep Liverpool at arm's length.

'They have three suspensions to key players - Wayne Rooney, Nemanja Vidic and Paul Scholes - but they're able to bring in international replacements in all those positions. This just shows the depth of their squad.

'But we have to be positive. We certainly can't feel too sorry for ourselves after the defeat at Anfield.

'We have to stay positive about our top four chances too. If we don't we might as well give up now.

'We have had a bad March but we have to stay mentally strong and pick up as many wins as possible. We can't worry what Arsenal or Everton are doing.'

We need a performance of the season, and the fans certainly deserve one. We could get our season back on track with a result against Man U and it would set us up nicely for Everton.

but it's not going to be easy, and there's every chance Sunday could be more disappointing than the Liverpool match.

But if we go out there, play our own game, play for 90 minutes and not 45, and actually fight and battle, whatever the result the fans will be behind them.

If they go out there clueless, give up, and we end up with two strikers in defence I'll be taking the weekend off.




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: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 2 2009

Time: 2:58PM

Your Comments

don't beat them - it'd let Cesspool in for the PL!
merlin
As Villa will not be 1st or 2nd this season I dont care. A Villa win is long, long overdue.
col8
If you were ever going to get back on track this is the time they are not firing on all cylinders.
Doody
Well if we are to believe and accept the logic of Curtis Davies, then, our slump should make us very dangerous opposition indeed.
glensider
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

U21s - Wolves 0-1 Villa (Wednesday November 26 2014)

Villa Fan - Rant Mode On... (Tuesday November 25 2014)

AVFC: Relegation Super Storm? (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Lambert On Big Pluses Of Saints Draw (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Stats: Aston Villa v Southampton (Monday November 24 2014)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 884
2. ClivetheVillan 858
3. The Fear 673
4. kefkat 296
5. Freeman14 264
6. sirdennis 207
7. DeanoVilla 192
8. Villan57 163
9. gator 116
10. Clubpaver 112

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. WBA 12 3 4 5 -4 13
14. Sunderland 12 2 7 3 -7 13
15. Crystal Palace 12 3 3 6 -4 12
16. Aston Villa 12 3 3 6 -11 12
17. Hull City 12 2 5 5 -3 11
18. Leicester City 12 2 4 6 -7 10
19. Burnley 12 2 4 6 -12 10

Breaking League News

Chelsea Linked to Dutch Star
Chelsea : 27/11/2014 07:42:00
Name the Starting XI - Sunderland (a)
Chelsea : 27/11/2014 07:35:00
The Moses is Injured Conundrum
Chelsea : 27/11/2014 07:34:00
Fabregas in the Form of his Life!
Chelsea : 27/11/2014 07:32:00
Liverpool : 26/11/2014 22:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Villa v Burnley (away) will:
Suggested By:  Mystic Mug
Win - phew! 32%
Lose - gulp! 46%
Draw - meh! 22%