Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

The Villa Times - 29/04/2009

The Villa Times - 29/04/2009

Unoial Villa News...



Transfer rumours for today including a player from Real Madrid and a Romanian defender: Aston Villa Transfer Rumours

Another snippet I've just seen involves a claim that Aston Villa are tracking Mohamed Sarr who is a defender for Standard Liege....which is nice.

Martin O'Neill has joined the debate following Bolton Wanderer's chairman Phil Gartside floated the idea of a Premier League Two which would include bringing in Scottish giants Celtic and Rangers. MON doesn't talk about the other proposals - sorry, that should read wretched-closed-shop-do-it-and-kill-at-least-10-football-league-clubs proposals - but does back letting the Jocks into the Premiership. I'd not be bothered, let them in, but only after they play their way up all the leagues like everyone else has to! Full quotes from MON: MON Wants Celtic & Rangers In Premiership

Special offers for Villa v Hull + news that Villa v Newcastle are on sale: Hull Ticket Special Offers

Vital Villan: Martin O'Neill has congratulated our reserves (Villa Champions Again ) and told them to put last seasons disappointment behind them a secure a victory in their playoff clash with Sunderland. MON said: 'They have done brilliantly. I was delighted to see the faces of the young lads in the dressing room after they had won the title. It was great. It is their second consecutive year - a big congratulations to the players and to Kevin MacDonald for that.' Full article: O'Neill Asks Young Lions To Push On

Here is a date for Villa fans diaries! Villa reserves will play Sunderland reserves at Villa Park in the Barclays Premier Reserve League play-off on Thursday May 21. Kick off to decide the champions between the North and South leagues will be 7pm.

Vital Villan: Marc Albrighton has told the official site that 'togetherness' played a massive part in the stiffs winning the Reserve Title. 'We've done really well this season but this has got to be the highlight. It shows in the dressing room with the lads jumping up and down, smiles on their faces looking really happy. We've worked so hard all year and we've just done it for each other.' Full quotes: Team Spirit Was Key

CustardCream says: In Pursuit of Happiness (a trophy would be nice) And hey, I`m not so blind / That I can`t see where we`re all going / And it`s no fault of mine / If humankind reaps what it is sowing.... Full article: In Pursuit of Happiness ( a trophy would be nice )

Vital Villan: Martin O'Neill has confirmed that Freddy Bouma will miss the rest of the season after further complications arose over the last few weeks. Full article: Bouma Definitely Out For The Season

Vital Villan: Martin O'Neill is expecting to have Gabby and Hokey Cokey back in contention for the Hull game. Speaking on the official site, he said: 'Nigel and Gabby should be fine. Gabby has trained - although he did train last week to be fair and still missed the Bolton game. It was a precaution that he didn't play at the weekend because he just felt it. But I think he will be fine for Hull. Nigel has come in this week and has gradually done some work. He is feeling much, much better which is good news. He should be fine too.' Full article: Double Fitness Boost For Hull

voiceoftheholte has his say on why Villa have faded in the latter part of the season. Do The Villa Stats Lie?

Luke Young has complimented Nicky Shorey in the Birmingham Mail, the right-back who filled in at left-back for the left-back, who was left-back in the changing room (well, on the bench but that isn't as funny) ... are you following this?... said: 'I'm glad he has got his chance now and I hope he stays in now until the end of the season. I was asked to play left-back for a good number of games in a row when we have got an England international out of the side. I am not sure the reasons why and the manager makes the decisions and you respect those. All I know is Nicky Shorey is a great left-back and I am sure a lot of teams would want him.'

Brad Friedel says it is crucial that Villa finish in fifth place after a good season but he had hoped for at least one better! Full quotes: Close But No Cigar For Brad Friedel

Thought for the day: 'Doc I can't stop singing The Green, Green Grass of Home' 'Ah, you have Tom Jones syndrome. 'Is it common? ' 'It's not unusual.'

Join Vital Villa

It's easy to register for Vital Villa, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved! Message Board. To visit the Vital Villa message board, click here.

Get involved and suggest an article. This website is your website and we are looking for people to contribute. So if you attend a game, full or reserves and have an opinion, why not write a match report, or have your say on any issue you wish Villa related. Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Villa.



For the very latest Premier League odds

For massive weekly jackpots - Play the Football Pools Online




Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Wednesday April 29 2009
Time: 4:28PM

Comments

0
we dnt want this mohamed sarr. just wikipedia'd him. was a member of ac milan for 5years and had 1appearance. if hes not good enough for them hes not good enough for us.
aussi_avfc
01/05/2009 09:12:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Something For The Weekend (522)

If they actually win it then Villa will definitely be every Villan's funny Valentine, come Sunday night.

Garde Wants Norwich Improvement

Manager Remi Garde has called on the team to show further improvement on the Norwich City showing.

Pre Liverpool Injury News

Manager Remi Garde has given his weekly injury update ahead of the game against Liverpool on Sunday.

The Decline Of Aston Villa...

A decent two page spread in The Sun today with a few quotes from me. Here was my full answer to their question...

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Profile
Mike Field
Profile
Steve Wade
Profile
Villa_Grizzly
Profile
Turkish Penguin
Profile
Glensider
Profile
Chris Heath
Profile
M Calucar
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Aston Villa v Liverpool will:
Suggested By: Mystic Mug
Win30%
Lose54%
Draw16%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Arsenal 25 14 6 5 48 17
4 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
5 Man Utd 25 11 8 6 41 10
6 West Ham 25 10 9 6 39 9
7 Southampton 25 10 7 8 37 9
8 Everton 25 8 11 6 35 12
9 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
10 Watford 25 9 6 10 33 0
11 Stoke 25 9 6 10 33 -7
12 Crystal Palace 25 9 5 11 32 -4
13 Chelsea 25 7 9 9 30 -2
14 WBA 25 7 8 10 29 -9
15 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 7 11 28 -12
16 Swansea 25 6 9 10 27 -9
17 Newcastle 25 6 6 13 24 -18
18 Norwich 25 6 5 14 23 -20
19 Sunderland 25 5 5 15 20 -19
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Prost wants three-way battle for title
Latest Vital Boxing News
Is May 21st the Day?
Write for Vital Football

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Feb 14 2016 2:05PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Everton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 19 2016 5:30PM : Swansea City (a)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pride of Lions613
2.The Fear331
3.ClivetheVillan300
4.Fulford255
5.sirdennis204
6.JuanPabloAngel194
7.revdpete185
8.DeanoVilla149
9.Wurzel119
10.Silhillvilla106
The Vital Football Members League