Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Leeds Reject Delph Bid

Leeds Reject Delph Bid

Leeds United have announced on their official site that they have rejected two bids from Premiership clubs for starlet Fabian Delph.

Now ignoring the fact I still don't know who Fabian Delph is, I've seen plenty of talk on the forum about him and according to the rumour mill Martin O'Neill is hugely interested in adding the youngster to our ranks.

There is no confirmation that it is in fact Villa who have been knocked back, but given the fact the fight for Delph is said to be between us an Everton it doesn't take a rocket scientist to put two and two together and give me an excuse to run an article on it.

The statement on the Leeds OS reads:

'Leeds United can confirm that we have received offers direct from two Premiership clubs for Fabian Delph.

'The offers have been rejected.'

They also say that approaches (in the plural) have been made for Jermaine Beckford, but there is no suggestion we are involved in that either.



For the very latest Premier League odds




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

Writer:Mike Field
Date:Thursday July 9 2009
Time: 5:59PM

Comments

0
I'm sorry, but this really, really hacks me off. We are constantly allowing ourselves to be taken in by the rags, which are not far short of worthless as newspapers. For instance, Birmingham Mail web headline says - and I quote - "Aston Villa's bid for Fabian Delph rejected" and goes on to say that Villa have "had a bid for Fabian Delph rejected by Leeds United who have also confirmed they are in a straight fight with another Premiership club for the teenager. That's probably the end of the lies, as the article then goes on to say, a tad more truthfully, "A statement on the Yorkshire club’s web-site read: Leeds United can confirm that we have received offers direct from two Premier League clubs for Fabian Delph. The offers have been rejected." At NO POINT do Leeds United mention Aston Villa (or any other club). This is sheer two-plus-two rubbish made up by the Mail to sell newspapers - nothing more, nothing less.
BobTheBuilder
09/07/2009 18:45:00
0
I'm sorry, but this really, really hacks me off. We are constantly allowing ourselves to be taken in by the rags, which are not far short of worthless as newspapers. For instance, Birmingham Mail web headline says - and I quote - "Aston Villa's bid for Fabian Delph rejected" and goes on to say that Villa have "had a bid for Fabian Delph rejected by Leeds United who have also confirmed they are in a straight fight with another Premiership club for the teenager. That's probably the end of the lies, as the article then goes on to say, a tad more truthfully, "A statement on the Yorkshire club’s web-site read: Leeds United can confirm that we have received offers direct from two Premier League clubs for Fabian Delph. The offers have been rejected." At NO POINT do Leeds United mention Aston Villa (or any other club). This is sheer two-plus-two rubbish made up by the Mail to sell newspapers - nothing more, nothing less.
BobTheBuilder
09/07/2009 18:45:00
0
Very true Bob
villan57
09/07/2009 18:50:00
0
Very true Bob
villan57
09/07/2009 18:50:00
0
Erm, isn't that what the article says Bob. Glad I'm not the only rocket scientist who saw the Leeds site though, at least I didn't presuppose rumour as fact so yay me! lol
mike_field
09/07/2009 19:00:00
0
Erm, isn't that what the article says Bob. Glad I'm not the only rocket scientist who saw the Leeds site though, at least I didn't presuppose rumour as fact so yay me! lol
mike_field
09/07/2009 19:00:00
0
Were going to have to accept it we just have no clue who they are looking at. The way no one herd about the Zaki bid till now
B6_COMPANY
09/07/2009 19:02:00
0
Were going to have to accept it we just have no clue who they are looking at. The way no one herd about the Zaki bid till now
B6_COMPANY
09/07/2009 19:02:00
0
im sure that we have bid for him he fits the bill for villa down to a tee
clarkamus
09/07/2009 19:06:00
0
im sure that we have bid for him he fits the bill for villa down to a tee
clarkamus
09/07/2009 19:06:00
Page 1/4
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

FAYC - Broxbourne Tie Confirmed

Aston Villa's FA Youth Cup tie against Broxbourne Borough in the fifth round has now had the details confirmed.

Taylor Tribute Set For Preston

With Aston Villa marking the passing of Graham Taylor in last weekend's match against Wolverhampton Wanderers, a special tribute is also planned...

Green Pleased With Bruce Praise

Andre Green has spoken of the boost he got personally from manager Steve Bruce's post game comments after the Wolverhampton Wanderers loss.

U23s - Aston Villa 0-0 Middlesbrough

Aston Villa hosted our Middlesbrough Under 23 counterparts yesterday evening at Villa Park and despite numerous chances and a missed penalty we came out with a point...

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)

Play offs?
Suggested By: JP Fear
No chance70%
Yes3%
Still depends on signings27%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
How long has Bottas joined Mercedes for?
Latest Vital Boxing News
Frampton Scoops Ring Magazine Accolade
Write for Vital Football

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Preston North End (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 4 2017 5:30PM : Nottingham Forest (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Barnsley (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear434
2.JuanPabloAngel280
3.Silhillvilla254
4.sirdennis226
5.Fulford205
6.Villan57176
7.Melon Donkey135
8.BodyButter110
9.danvilla2106
10.villasince6795
The Vital Football Members League