UK time is: 07:53:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Would It Be Folly For Villa To Lure Beckham?

Would it be folly for Villa to try to do something audacious and try to grab England star David Beckham? Would it help put us on the map, get bums on seats, generate a bit of excitement and also help us help him in his bid to be fit and ready for the World Cup in 2010 which is bound to be his England swan-song?

Seriously, why not? If you don't ask, you don't get!?

A report in the News of the World by Rob Beasley says that if Beckham see's his 'dream return' to AC Milan fall though, he would consider a move back to the Premiership.

Where better than Villa - amongst those likely to be interested - as we've said many times, Villa is popular with the England manager Fabio Capello and I'm sure Beckham could teach our youngsters a thing or two and attract some good attention to Villa.

Don't ask me where he'd fit and who would have to move for him though, I'm not the manager, I just type things ... !

Becks is currently back at MLS team LA Galaxy following his six months on loan at AC Milan, a club he obviously fell in love with having seen an interview by him not long back. However if a new deal there can't be arranged, he will be looking for another loan deal when Galaxy's season ends.

They quote a 'pal' of his... lol. I've not seen that before...!

'David's had a chat with England boss Fabio Capello and has been told he has to keep on playing at a high level in the run-up to the next World Cup if he wants to be involved in South Africa. So David is certain to go out on loan again once he's completed the MLS season. AC are the favourites. He had such a good time there and was so impressed with the club and the people there.'

Vital Villa asked on 13 June 2009, David Beckham for a season?

Results were: Ooooh, yes please 87% Don't be so stupid, no way 13%

So there you go!

Image from Vital England - Click Here


Great Villa t-shirts right here! http://www.vfootystores.co.uk/villa/




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



For the very latest Premier League odds




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

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday July 12 2009

Time: 11:06AM

Your Comments

would certainly generate some interest and press at Villa Park, surely a bums on seat player would be just what we need to sell out all season?
The Fear
would certainly generate some interest and press at Villa Park, surely a bums on seat player would be just what we need to sell out all season?
The Fear
Forum thread on the subject and a rumour from earlier this summer (I say summer, I really mean rubbish weather again season Click Here
The Fear
Forum thread on the subject and a rumour from earlier this summer (I say summer, I really mean rubbish weather again season Click Here
The Fear
The man is the most committed footballer I have ever seen. He always gives 200% where ever he plays(Regardless what Landon wherever says). The man has the spark to spray the ball to each wing with ease and Young and Milner would benefit no end from having him here. Get him now, even if it is for a few months!!!!!
erv2005
The man is the most committed footballer I have ever seen. He always gives 200% where ever he plays(Regardless what Landon wherever says). The man has the spark to spray the ball to each wing with ease and Young and Milner would benefit no end from having him here. Get him now, even if it is for a few months!!!!!
erv2005
BBC has an interesitng article about Becks' professionalism up today! Worth a look....
Matt_Us
BBC has an interesitng article about Becks' professionalism up today! Worth a look....
Matt_Us
As a footballer, I would say it's folly. He's totally over-rated imo, a one trick pony. But I suppose it would be good for sales and help spread the Villa brand around the world.
badger0-0
As a footballer, I would say it's folly. He's totally over-rated imo, a one trick pony. But I suppose it would be good for sales and help spread the Villa brand around the world.
badger0-0
shirt sales would increase but I'm not sure he can cut the mustard anymore in the PL!
merlin
shirt sales would increase but I'm not sure he can cut the mustard anymore in the PL!
merlin
I know it was against weak opposition but Young was loving the service he got from Becks in the last England game. Sign him up.
Adam Deuce
I know it was against weak opposition but Young was loving the service he got from Becks in the last England game. Sign him up.
Adam Deuce
It's misguided of him to say that: "In 17 years, I have played with the biggest teams in the world and the biggest players and not once been criticised for my professionalism." He goes on to admit in the same interview on yesterday's BBC Sport Bulletin (12 July) that people are questioning him all the time. Fans questioned him after WC '98, for a start. And then there's that opposite rare moment, the story where Journlaists applauded him into the room after his FK Vs Greece. He should really say "I've never been critisised by a team-mate one in 17 years." I'm sure the whole SAF boot-flying thing was surrounded by critique, possibly from Sir Alex. He's right to talk about the LA Galaxy stuff out of the public eye, but still I think he shouldn't say he's been above critisising.
Matt_Us
It's misguided of him to say that: "In 17 years, I have played with the biggest teams in the world and the biggest players and not once been criticised for my professionalism." He goes on to admit in the same interview on yesterday's BBC Sport Bulletin (12 July) that people are questioning him all the time. Fans questioned him after WC '98, for a start. And then there's that opposite rare moment, the story where Journlaists applauded him into the room after his FK Vs Greece. He should really say "I've never been critisised by a team-mate one in 17 years." I'm sure the whole SAF boot-flying thing was surrounded by critique, possibly from Sir Alex. He's right to talk about the LA Galaxy stuff out of the public eye, but still I think he shouldn't say he's been above critisising.
Matt_Us
The Beckhams in Brum... I don't think so, the woman just wouldn't have it.
PTP
The Beckhams in Brum... I don't think so, the woman just wouldn't have it.
PTP
Two years ago I heard a rumour from a friend who has dealings with AVFC that we might be looking at getting Beckham on loan for part of the season. This guy knew all about the Maloney signing, homesickness, and departure, so I was surprised when this did not happen. Maybe we are going to finally get round to it?
andy5759
Two years ago I heard a rumour from a friend who has dealings with AVFC that we might be looking at getting Beckham on loan for part of the season. This guy knew all about the Maloney signing, homesickness, and departure, so I was surprised when this did not happen. Maybe we are going to finally get round to it?
andy5759
Cant ever see it happening, but if the opportunity arose to compete for his services on a short term deal whatever, it might not be too bad an idea to grab the opportunity to sit down and talk with the guy. He may be at the tail-end of his career, but it would be somewhat arrogant of us not to believe that in this stage of our transition, he couldn't or wouldn't still be able to bring something to the table. He obviously wouldn't be a long term option, but as a stop-gap he might just provide us with that little bit of spark and brilliance that all too often is lacking from our week to week performances.
glensider
Cant ever see it happening, but if the opportunity arose to compete for his services on a short term deal whatever, it might not be too bad an idea to grab the opportunity to sit down and talk with the guy. He may be at the tail-end of his career, but it would be somewhat arrogant of us not to believe that in this stage of our transition, he couldn't or wouldn't still be able to bring something to the table. He obviously wouldn't be a long term option, but as a stop-gap he might just provide us with that little bit of spark and brilliance that all too often is lacking from our week to week performances.
glensider
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

Something For The Weekend (459) (Friday April 18 2014)

Deeney In, Helenius Out? (Thursday April 17 2014)

Lambert Upbeat Ahead Of Saints Clash (Thursday April 17 2014)

Randy In Praise Of Lambert (Wednesday April 16 2014)

Villa Confirm Suspensions (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 869
2. The Fear 771
3. ClivetheVillan 310
4. Barney2004 245
5. Villan57 223
6. Villan Of The North 202
7. tarzan 193
8. sirdennis 189
9. BlackCountry Villa 184
10. Sussex Villan 181

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Crystal Palace 34 12 4 18 -14 40
12. West Ham 34 10 7 17 -9 37
13. Hull City 33 10 6 17 -6 36
14. Aston Villa 33 9 7 17 -14 34
15. Swansea 34 8 9 17 -5 33
16. WBA 33 6 15 12 -11 33
17. Norwich 34 8 8 18 -27 32

Breaking League News

Adams Gives Injury Update
Norwich : 19/04/2014 07:00:00
Ole Looking For Back To Back Victories
Cardiff : 18/04/2014 22:35:00
Gunnarsson Has Full Support & Trust
Cardiff : 18/04/2014 22:22:00
Do Villa Need Another Point To Be Safe?
Aston Villa : 18/04/2014 21:19:00
Team News v West Ham
Crystal Palace : 18/04/2014 20:00:00
Vital Preview: Norwich City vs. Liverpool
Liverpool : 18/04/2014 18:49:00
Vital Preview: Cardiff v Stoke
Cardiff : 18/04/2014 18:04:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Villa v Southampton will:
Suggested By:  Mystic Mug
Win 33%
Lose 48%
Draw 19%