UK time is: 23:22:33
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

The Villa Times - 17/08/2009

Unoial Villa News...



Am I alone in thinking that the players shouldn't say anything now, they should do their talking on the pitch this week as a way to maybe convince the fans who saw 'that' on Saturday that they are worthy of our undying support? Villa skipper Stilyan Petrov told the official site that the players want the game v Rapid Vienna to come quickly to show us it was a 'one off'... well, when they say one off, they mean one off this season, the last 15 games of last season didn't display great form, I think the frustration of the fans on Saturday wasn't just about that one game? He added, 'But it is about how we are going to play. We will worry about how we are going to play and we hope we can put in a much better performance. Everybody wants to be in Europe and we hope that after the next few games we will be in the group stages.'

The Sheriff returns with his that was the week that was column: Click Here The Week In Villa #51 (7/8/09 - 13/8/09)

Vital Hull are reporting that Hull might be after Luke Young. Talk in Hull suggests a bid has been accepted... surely not?! Full article: Gossip - City have bid accepted (for Young?)

Vital Villa on the link: Well, Well.. Hull Think They Have Luke Young!

Saturday had some nutty report linking James Milner with Liverpool + Jermaine Jenas again linked: Liverpool For Milner? You're Aving A Giraffe!

Lisa Smith and Mathew Kendrick video: Click Here

Villa v Wigan stats: Click Here
Villa v Wigan match report: Messiah Out Thought By Ex Swansea Boss MON's post match verdict: We Simply Weren't Good Enough Cries Manager
Petrov agrees as he says: We didn't do enough
New writer for Vital, The Aston Villa Blogger, on his fall from optimism! My optimism has disappeared

Ticket news for Rapid Vienna: Rapid Tickets Available

People are asking if the tv has this weeks away leg v Rapid Vienna. At the moment it appears no tv channel has picked up on it but I have put a query into the club to see if any negotiations are ongoing to perhaps get it screened somewhere.

Talk about the John Carew injury: Click Here
Follow up to JC's sore toe!: Carew Took The Decision To Pull Out
This is an epic folks! John Lerwill who some might recall used to write on Vital Villa before his gainful employment at AVFC as club historian, has completed a massive publication covering the first half century of Villa's history is now available in both club stores. They are called 'The Aston Villa Chronicles 1874-1924 (and after)' brought out in a two-volume hardback publication. The 984 page history is presented in a slipcase and is available at Villa Park and New Street, priced 39.95. Full details: Villa Chronicles - A Triumph By John Lerwill

Vital Villa member fatloser asks if he is mad! Villa Fan Asks 'Is It Right To Feel This Way!'

For anyone who missed it, the 20 Vital Premiership editors did a season predictor interview... ended up an epic... SO READ IT! lol 20 Editors - One Passion - The Ultimate Preview!

Stiliyan Petrov says former Leeds midfielder Fabian Delph will be a big hit at Villa. He said: 'I'm convinced Fabian is going to become one of the best players in the country. He's an exceptional player, a great talent who has been clearly determined to make an impact straight away. He's only 19, so a lot of people are talking about him being one for the future, but I reckon he will be desperate to keep hold of his first team spot as the season progresses.'

Petrov also says 'More than anything, we want to be in contention for a Champions League place again.'

Thought for the day: 'My butcher tried to bet me 50 quid that I couldn't reach a couple of sirloins on his top shelf, but I didn't take the bet - the stakes were too high'


Bookmark and Share


Vital Villa on Facebook




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






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

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 17 2009

Time: 6:34PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Vital Villa Man Of Match v Southampton (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Sylla - Not As Dramatic As He Sounds (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Robinson Looking For More (Monday April 21 2014)

Dear Randy...A Fans Retort (Sunday April 20 2014)

Club Statement From Randy Lerner (Sunday April 20 2014)

Vlaar - We Still Need A Win (Saturday April 19 2014)

Lambert Hails Huge Southampton Point (Saturday April 19 2014)

U21 Manchester City Clash Set (Saturday April 19 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 1084
2. The Fear 1001
3. ClivetheVillan 559
4. Villan57 293
5. Villan Of The North 269
6. Barney2004 260
7. sirdennis 226
8. BlackCountry Villa 225
9. kefkat 218
10. tarzan 201

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. West Ham 35 10 7 18 -10 37
13. Swansea 35 9 9 17 -4 36
14. Hull City 34 10 6 18 -9 36
15. Aston Villa 34 9 8 17 -14 35
16. WBA 34 6 15 13 -13 33
17. Norwich 35 8 8 19 -28 32
18. Cardiff 35 7 9 19 -34 30

Breaking League News

Will Swansea City Take Risk And Appoint Monk?
Swansea : 23/04/2014 21:48:00
Have Your Say In The Vital Swansea Message Forum
Swansea : 23/04/2014 21:35:00
Liverpool: Reds To Spend Big In Summer
Liverpool : 23/04/2014 19:40:00
FA To Get Their Pound of Flesh
Chelsea : 23/04/2014 19:07:00
Chelsea : 23/04/2014 16:40:00
Boss Urges Fans To Fill the Stadium of Light
Sunderland : 23/04/2014 15:27:00
Borini Picks Up Young Player Gong
Sunderland : 23/04/2014 15:02:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Villa v Swansea (away) will:
Suggested By:  Mystic Mug
Win - safety at last 23%
Lose - we go again 52%
Draw 25%