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The Villa Times - 03/07/2009

The Villa Times - 03/07/2009

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Loads of talk, Wheater move might be being ruled out by the player, Michael Owen to Man Utd? Villa at the top of the list for Sweden striker Berg? + Spurs linked to the Brazilian we were linked with yesterday. It's all going on... well, all but the actual signings anyway! Full article: Aston Villa Bumper Press Transfer Talk

Ace (underused word I think!) news... Vital now has an England site: Click Here

Mike Field: Stiliyan Petrov has said next season will be an important one for the club, as they aim to pick up some silverware. Speaking on the official site, in what could potentially be the backfire interview of the new season, Petrov insists we will be in the hunt for a trophy in the coming campaign and that we'll end our, what is it, 13 years without a Cup to celebrate? 'This club wants to move forward every single year. I hope season will be even more successful than the one just gone. Full article: Petrov Wants A Medal

Steve Wade: Football 101 - learning to lose against the Germans.

No doubt there were a few elderly Germans poking each other in the ribs this week and muttering such as, 'Gott strafe England', after their boys gave England's U21's a sound thrashing in the final of the U21-Euros. Full article: Something For The Weekend (242)

Tickets for Villa's first game of the season against Wigan are now on sale to season ticket holders. The Villa Park match takes place on Saturday August 15, with a 3pm kick-off. Full details: Villa v Wigan Tickets Now On Sale

Mike Field: Barry Bannan has said that he hopes he has done enough to convince Martin O'Neill to offer him a contract extension, and moreover he loves the club! Speaking to the Express and Star the diminutive midfielder who only has a year left on is contract, said that the ideal place for him to continue his development was with the Villa and that he would sign, within reason, almost anything placed in front of him. Full article: Bannan Eager For New Deal

The Sheriff (Kimbo) returns with a that was the week that was for Villa: The Week In Villa #45 (19/6/09 - 25/6/09)

Former Portsmouth, Spurs and Arsenal defender Sol Campbell on the link to Villa amongst other things in a sky video interview: Sol Campbell On Villa Link

Ashley Young has told the official site he is gunning for double figures in the goal scoring area next season: 'It would be brilliant to get into double figures but as long as I'm doing my job and creating chances for others, I'm happy. Obviously if I'm scoring goals it's even better, but I don't set myself any targets.

Darth Villan with a slice of optimism for the transfer window! Villa Fans In Transfer Meltdown!

Transfer links including a handy looking Brazilian and another link to Boro's Stewart Downing. Full details: http://www.astonvilla.vitalfootball.co.uk/article.asp?a=7501472 Brazilian Left-Back & Bramble?! Transfer Talk!

Hospitality packages available at the Villa: Click Here

Some nice images of the Holte Suite refurb: Click Here

Emile Heskey having some questions fired at him from Villa fans: Click Here

Season tickets still available... they won't be as and when we make some signings I'd assume: Click Here

Nicky Shorey has told the official site that former Reading and Chelsea midfielder Steve Sidwell is the man to watch for Villa fans next season. He said: 'I don't think we have seen the best of him yet. Last season was a strange one for Siddy, he was out injured for long periods and picked up niggles here and there.' Adding, 'Hopefully he will have a good pre-season and then we'll see the best of him and I think everyone will be impressed with how well he can do. Siddy just keeps on going. He'll be fine. There's no worries on that count. He can play in a three or a two - that's what he's done in the past. He's just an all round good midfielder and I'm sure he'll show that before too long.'

Villa linked to a USA midfielder + others: Villa Press Transfer Talk As We Enter July!

Vital Villa asked, following the comments last week on Michael Owen and Gabby Agbonlahor ... I don't know if it is the heat or what but I'm boring myself here... is this what you lot have to put up with all the time?!??! (Don't answer that, I have a delicate nature!) Where was I? Oh yes, the poll asked: Owen v Gabby? Sadly not in a fight off, that would have been more fun! Anyway, 58% voted that we need both of them. Must admit I'd have thought Gabby, at just 22, could learn a lot from Owen who has a wealth of experience and when fit is still amongst the best in the world surely? 18% aren't convinced by either of them and 17% voted that Gabby was much better. That left 7% saying Owen was much better

Mike Field: Wilfred Bouma has one burning desire as we head into the new season...get that claret and blue shirt back on his back and hear the roar of the B6 crowd. Speaking on the official site Bouma explained that he can't wait to repay the faith shown in him by the club and the fans during his spell out injured. Full article: Bouma's New Season Resolution

Sir Dennis of Mortimer told the Birmingham Mail that Villa need at least five new players: Sir Dennis Of Mortimer - Villa Need Trophies

Thought for the day: ALCOHOLICS: don't worry where the next drink is coming from. Go to the pub, where a large selection is available at retail prices.

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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Friday July 3 2009
Time: 6:23PM

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