Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Friday's Aston Villa Transfer Talk

Friday's Aston Villa Transfer Talk

We've covered the mystery of the Wilfred Bouma injury reports... Mystery Surrounds Wilfred Bouma's Prospects so lets move along swiftly and see what the press are saying that might cheer us up a bit transfer wise.

Oh bugger....an exit first!!

The Mirror claim that Fulham are after former Reading and Chelsea midfielder Steve Sidwell. It is only a brief footyspy sort of rumour to be fair but it says that Roy Hodgson would be keen on taking the Villa midfielder who moved to Villa from Stamford Bridge last summer in a £5million transfer. They suggest he might be allowed to leave in a 'clear out' which will also include Marlon Harewood.

A clear-out? I think not! We need a clear-in if there is any such thing !

According to the Daily Star Stoke want Newcastle striker Obafemi Martins but will face competition for the Nigerian who as you'll no doubt will remember, has been linked with Villa before... lets face it, who hasn't!? Apparently the usual suspects of Villa, Everton and Spurs want the 24-year-old former Internazionale man and a £5million fee is mentioned.

Shall we wiki wiki? I think we shall..! Click Here Hmmm, 28 goals in 88 appearances. Lets check the NUFC official site to make sure that is right...Click Here yeah, close enough! League goals 28, and 1 league cup goal + 6 in Europe. He also has 13 goals in 21 games for Nigeria.

I'm tempted to embed the youtube compilation but best not, it could be the ruination of football apparently if football fans show clips of football... ! So here is a link instead ... which I'd get in trouble for as well I think but there you go, rule after rule and all really aimed at the fans and fans networks, other countries actively encourage clips and promotion of this great game but not this country... oh no siree! Click Here

In other news, Portsmouth and England striker Peter Crouch linked to a return to Villa Park in previous transfer windows but not so far this summer, might be pricing himself out of a move to Blackburn Rovers due to his £70 000 a week wages according to the Sun.

The Daily Telegraph apparently claim that Spurs manager Appy Arry is going to fight to keep hold of Tom Huddlestone despite interest from Villa, Everton, Sunderland and pretty much everyone else according to the press!

Finally, Bolton Wanderers manager Gary Megson is apparently ready to try to tempt Reading striker Kevin Doyle to the Reebok Stadium. Doyle has previously been linked to, yes you've guessed it, Everton and Villa... There were reports last week also linking the hitman to a move to Wolverhampton Wanderers. The latest report was in the Daily Mirror.



For the very latest Premier League odds




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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Friday June 26 2009
Time: 10:52AM

Comments

0
can't see us letting Sidwell go, not unless we have 2-3 other midfielders incoming? Not at all convinced on that one!
The Fear
26/06/2009 11:07:00
0
can't see us letting Sidwell go, not unless we have 2-3 other midfielders incoming? Not at all convinced on that one!
The Fear
26/06/2009 11:07:00
0
Personaly i like Sidwell and think he will show his stuff now Barrys has gone, also Mr Fear their is no such thing as a Clear-in ;) just so you know
Astonian Villan
26/06/2009 11:11:00
0
Personaly i like Sidwell and think he will show his stuff now Barrys has gone, also Mr Fear their is no such thing as a Clear-in ;) just so you know
Astonian Villan
26/06/2009 11:11:00
0
Maybe Mr O'Neill could surprise us all and invent the clear-in, just for us
claret&blue82
26/06/2009 11:51:00
0
Maybe Mr O'Neill could surprise us all and invent the clear-in, just for us
claret&blue82
26/06/2009 11:51:00
0
lol, thanks for the clarification astonian!!!!! :o)
The Fear
26/06/2009 12:03:00
0
lol, thanks for the clarification astonian!!!!! :o)
The Fear
26/06/2009 12:03:00
0
just updated the above with: The Daily Telegraph apparently claim that Spurs manager Appy Arry is going to fight to keep hold of Tom Huddlestone despite interest from Villa, Everton, Sunderland and pretty much everyone else according to the press!
The Fear
26/06/2009 12:04:00
0
just updated the above with: The Daily Telegraph apparently claim that Spurs manager Appy Arry is going to fight to keep hold of Tom Huddlestone despite interest from Villa, Everton, Sunderland and pretty much everyone else according to the press!
The Fear
26/06/2009 12:04:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Kodjia Gets Player Of The Month Gong - Nov

Striker Jonathan Kodjia has been named the PFA Player of the Month winner for his efforts over the course of November, and manager Steve Bruce...

Bruce Previews Leeds Clash

Manager Steve Bruce has held his pre game press conference ahead of this weekend's clash against Leeds United.

Video Interview - Steve Bruce On Mind Blowing Xia Plans

Mind blowing plans for Aston Villa... nice!

Something For The Weekend (554)

Villa hope and faith requited...

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)

Villa v Leeds (away) will:
Suggested By: Mystic Mug
Win48%
Lose27%
Draw24%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 18 11 5 2 38 17
3 Reading 18 10 4 4 34 6
4 Birmingham 18 8 7 3 31 5
5 Leeds Utd 18 9 2 7 29 1
6 Huddersfield 18 9 2 7 29 -3
7 Sheff Wed 18 8 4 6 28 0
8 Norwich 18 8 3 7 27 -1
9 Derby County 18 7 5 6 26 3
10 Fulham 18 6 7 5 25 4
11 Aston Villa 18 5 10 3 25 3
12 Preston 18 7 4 7 25 2
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Bristol City 18 7 3 8 24 2
15 Ipswich 18 6 6 6 24 0
16 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
17 Brentford 18 6 4 8 22 3
18 Barnsley 18 6 4 8 22 0
19 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
20 Burton 18 4 7 7 19 -5
21 Blackburn 18 5 4 9 19 -7
22 Wigan 18 4 6 8 18 -4
23 Cardiff 18 5 3 10 18 -12
24 Rotherham 18 1 4 13 7 -25
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
What next for Mercedes?
Latest Vital Boxing News
BBBoC to Hold Hearing After Blackwell Incident
Vital Football Comment

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Dec 3 2016 5:30PM : Leeds United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Norwich City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 18 2016 12:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Burton Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 29 2016 7:45PM : Leeds United (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear47
2.HeathfieldRoad187433
3.JuanPabloAngel31
4.sirdennis29
5.BodyButter19
6.TuBBz19
7.Wurzel19
8.DeanoVilla15
9.Stephen Jay Hawkings15
10.Melon Donkey12
Write for Vital Football