Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Villa Chairman Says MON Is 'Fantastic'

Villa Chairman Says MON Is 'Fantastic'

In a final set of comments from Randy Lerner he says he is happy with the progress made by the club since he bought it and adds that Martin O'Neill has been 'fantastic.'

He said on our progress,

'We are doing okay. There are any number of initiatives from the beginning, some of which have been met, some of which have been put off and some of which went away and new ones have appeared. In my mind we are doing well on certain areas of the plans like upgrading infrastructure, finishing building at the training ground, upgrading some of the hospitality, bringing in new players. You want to do more as you get into it and those start to become the new plans.'

'But if someone said when I arrived that we would have two successive top six finishes and done the work we have behind the scenes, I would have been delighted.'

And on the manager: 'Am I confident of keeping Martin O'Neill? I am long term even if a big job came up. I think Martin has bought into the club. I think he has emotionally invested. He has bought into me and my ambitions to some extent.'

Adding on the official site: 'He's been fantastic. I think Martin has bought into the club. He has emotionally invested and I think it suits the way he is wired. We've improved steadily and we have qualified for Europe two years in a row.'



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:Tuesday May 26 2009
Time: 4:53PM

Comments

0
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.

The Fear
26/05/2009 16:57:00
0
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.

The Fear
26/05/2009 16:57:00
0
I love MON and RANDY, we are so in good hands and 6th this season is awesome!!!!!
erv2005
26/05/2009 20:17:00
0
I love MON and RANDY, we are so in good hands and 6th this season is awesome!!!!!
erv2005
26/05/2009 20:17:00
0
At least our chairman understands the successes we have made a bit better than most of our so called 'fans'!!
AVNath
28/05/2009 08:54:00
0
At least our chairman understands the successes we have made a bit better than most of our so called 'fans'!!
AVNath
28/05/2009 08:54:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Let's All Do The Samba?

Some strange news yesterday as the media began suggesting that Chris Samba was on trial with us.

The Aston Villa Fan Consultation Group Minutes 14/02/2017

The minutes of the Fan Consultation Group meeting on Feb 14 2017

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (22/2/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

The Villa Times - 21/02/2017 (Aston Villa News Round-up)

The latest Aston Villa news and views via the fishy one..

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Editor email
Profile
Mike Field
Editor email
Profile
Steve Wade
no email
Profile
Villa_Grizzly
no email
Profile
Turkish Penguin
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile
Chris Heath
no email
Profile
M Calucar
no email
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Staying Up
Suggested By: JP Fear
yes, staying up44%
no, going down25%
too close to call at the moment31%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 32 22 3 7 69 37
2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 32 20 4 8 64 8
4 Reading 33 18 6 9 60 5
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 33 17 7 9 58 10
7 Fulham 32 14 10 8 52 17
8 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 32 13 9 10 48 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Brentford 32 11 7 14 40 0
15 Q.P.R. 33 11 7 15 40 -10
16 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 33 9 8 16 35 -13
21 Bristol City 32 9 5 18 32 -6
22 Wigan 33 7 9 17 30 -10
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Williams adds new head of aerodynamics
Latest Vital Boxing News
Washington Aiming to Beat Wilder this Saturday
Write for Vital Football

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 28 2017 7:45PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Rotherham United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Huddersfield Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear371
2.JuanPabloAngel350
3.sirdennis327
4.Fulford211
5.Melon Donkey189
6.Silhillvilla182
7.villasince67178
8.Villan57140
9.McParlandTheGreat137
10.kefkat135
The Vital Football Members League