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Stiliyan Petrov Up For Villa Honour

Stiliyan Petrov says he would love to be the new Villa captain after the departure of Gareth Barry and sad retirement of Martin Laursen.

The 29-year-old Bulgarian, who only recently signed a new four year contract at Villa, said it would be an 'honour' to lead the team out.

'The captaincy of Aston Villa is a great honour. It's a great club and one with a long tradition and fantastic history. It's great to be a captain and to lead the team out. People say that the captaincy doesn't make a difference, but it certainly does.'

Petrov won the player of the year at Villa and also on Vital Villa...!

He has featured in two recent wins on our Vital polls. The one was for our player of the season:

Player Of The Season?
Poll date: 28 May 2009
Suggested by: JP Fear
Stiliyan Petrov (41%)
Luke Young (12%)
Gareth Barry (9%)
Ashley Young (8%)
John Carew (7%)
Brad Friedel (7%)
Martin Laursen (6%)
James Milner (3%)
Nigel Hokey-Cokey (2%)
Steve Sidwell (1%)
Carlos Cuellar (1%)
Gabriel Agbonlahor (1%)
Curtis Davies (1%)
Zat Knight (1%)



The other had 73% say Stan should be the new captain.

If Barry goes, who should skipper Villa?
Poll date: 01 Jun 2009
Suggested by: Villan444
Stan, Bulgarian captain and reliable (73%)
Reo 'can'tholdontotheball' Coker (6%)
Milner, England U21's captain (5%)
Carew, bigger than everyone else! (4%)
Davies, former WBA skipper (4%)
Brad Friedel (4%)
a.n.other (4%)




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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday June 7 2009

Time: 6:29PM

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At least somebody wants the bloody thing.Being Aston Villa captain is becoming the equivalent of being drummer for Spinal Tap.
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07/06/2009 18:58:00

At least somebody wants the bloody thing.Being Aston Villa captain is becoming the equivalent of being drummer for Spinal Tap.
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07/06/2009 18:58:00

Petrov gets my vote every time. Great attitude and excellent footballer. No one deservs it more IMO
Nigel-not-Reo
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07/06/2009 20:01:00

Petrov gets my vote every time. Great attitude and excellent footballer. No one deservs it more IMO
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07/06/2009 20:01:00

I think if Stan got it i reckon it could even get him scoring on a regular basis, he could well be our Frank Lampard, he just needs to be really up for it and hungry and i think being captain could give him that.
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07/06/2009 20:19:00

I think if Stan got it i reckon it could even get him scoring on a regular basis, he could well be our Frank Lampard, he just needs to be really up for it and hungry and i think being captain could give him that.
Villa 4 Ever
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07/06/2009 20:19:00

agreed.
los_angeles_villan
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07/06/2009 21:28:00

agreed.
los_angeles_villan
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07/06/2009 21:28:00

Not exactly spoilt for choice but i think Stan IS the man
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08/06/2009 00:30:00

Not exactly spoilt for choice but i think Stan IS the man
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