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Congrats To Ash, PFA Young Player Of Year

Congrats To Ash, PFA Young Player Of Year

Congratulations to Ashley Young for becoming the third Villa player (following on from boy wonder Gary Shaw and Andy Gray) to win the PFA Young Player of the Year.

Young beat off competition from Gabby Agbonlahor, along with Jonny Evans and Rafael Da Silva of Man Utd, Aaron Lennon of Spurs and the one I thought might push Ash the closet Manchester City's Stephen Ireland.

Martin O'Neill told the official site he was 'absolutely delighted' for the wing wizard.

'It's a brilliant mix to have a talented player with bags of confidence. I am so pleased for him and he is very deserving of the award.'

He also said Gabby deserved a mention.

Meanwhile the player himself said he felt the award was a 'massive personal achievement'.

Adding, 'It is voted for by my fellow professionals so it demonstrates they have been noticing what I have been doing, which gives me a tremendous lift. I may have won the award but it's a team game at the end of the day. If the lads weren't getting the ball to me, playing well and getting on the end of my crosses, I wouldn't have won this award. The team have done brilliantly this season and they deserve a lot of credit.'

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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Monday April 27 2009
Time: 11:36AM

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bloody love you ashley
lurman
27/04/2009 13:20:00
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Well done ash,Cracking since he has been at the club,Stop diving though.
lerneravfc
27/04/2009 14:06:00
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No contset
medzy
27/04/2009 22:36:00
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I meant contest
medzy
27/04/2009 22:36:00
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Absolutely bloody brilliant. Well done. He works his socks off every game and it is this attitude along with his ability that has been the catalyst for his fellow professionals voting for him. I also think there is a lot more to come from him as well. His ability to beat a man still needs improving, his final ball still has room for improvement and we need more goals from him. But it is a credit to both him and the club. The only downside is that this is just the 5th response to a brilliant historic bit of good news for the club. The negative story earlier where M'ON saw the positives of us drawing and Everton losing has had 56 views posted. Isn't it a pity we are so quick to moan but not so quick to congratulate? For me it is just another example of the attitude of many so called supporters.
voiceoftheholte
28/04/2009 09:55:00
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have to agree with you voice, he is all over the park and for such a small lad he certainly does put in the effort and when needed the tackles. Shame you have to end in yet another dig at the fans, you really do seem to hate the majority of the claret and blue army!!
The Fear
28/04/2009 10:00:00
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Well, enjoy your gong Ashley, you have had a very good season, although like your team, have faded a bit since January. Not to sound biased, and the OPTA stats do back me up on this, but I reckon Stevie Ireland was well and truly robbed. Cue outraged Villa fans...
fifthcolumnblue
28/04/2009 10:10:00
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I can't help myself fear. I actually love the club, the fans, the history, everything claret and blue. But I think that the negativity of some, the total lack of vocal support from many, are major hindrances on Villa being seen as one of the media favourites. Worse it makes luring and keeping players much more difficult.
voiceoftheholte
28/04/2009 10:27:00
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Fantastic Ash and well deserved, proud of ya xx
ASPINALL
28/04/2009 10:40:00
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Stupid that the votes come in in february,he's had a good season but not been as good as ireland throughout,congrats all the same though.
CoxintheBox
28/04/2009 14:19:00
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