UK time is: 15:24:10
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Stan Delphinitely Ready To Kick On

Stiliyan Petrov can't wait to face Rapid Vienna, so the team can give the fans something to smile about again given out disasterous start against Wigan.

Speaking on the official site today Petrov said that he hoped the performance against Wigan was simply a one off and that all of the lads are desperate for victory in the Europa League.

'I think after this disappointment we want it to come very quick so that we can show everybody that it is a one off.'

Whilst Petrov has praise and respect for the Vienna team, he's less interested in how they will play and how dangerous they will be and more far more concerned with our own performance.

'It is about how we are going to play. Everybody wants to be in Europe and we hope that after the next few games we will be in the group stages.'

On another note, Petrov has also backed Fabian Delph to shine in the Premier League this year despite his league debut against Wigan.

'I'm convinced Fabian is going to become one of the best players in the country. He's an exceptional player and a great talent who has been clearly determined to make an impact straight away.'


Bookmark and Share





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: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 17 2009

Time: 7:07PM

Your Comments

That last bit, about Delph, was actually in the programme on Saturday, as opposed to being a quote from after the match.
olofthegreat
That last bit, about Delph, was actually in the programme on Saturday, as opposed to being a quote from after the match.
olofthegreat
Rapid Vienna are very experienced european campaigners, definitely very tricky opponents to have to face at such an early stage of the competition. Hopefully the Wigan debacle was indeed a one-off, and that the lads can turn in a convincing performance and obtain the sort of result that will set us up very nicely for the second leg at Brummagem B6. I think that I'm correct in saying that Rapid beat Tottenham in a pre-season warm-up game, so they certainly wont be pushovers. I'd like to think that we can enjoy a decent run in the competition, it would certainly be something of a shame to completely throw away all of last seasons good work by experiencing an early exit.
glensider
Rapid Vienna are very experienced european campaigners, definitely very tricky opponents to have to face at such an early stage of the competition. Hopefully the Wigan debacle was indeed a one-off, and that the lads can turn in a convincing performance and obtain the sort of result that will set us up very nicely for the second leg at Brummagem B6. I think that I'm correct in saying that Rapid beat Tottenham in a pre-season warm-up game, so they certainly wont be pushovers. I'd like to think that we can enjoy a decent run in the competition, it would certainly be something of a shame to completely throw away all of last seasons good work by experiencing an early exit.
glensider
You will have to watch Vienna, they are very fast on the break, take dead balls very quickly, move the ball with speed and will be flying down the wings, their forwards are nimble and their goalkeeper often comes screaming off his line to help the defence.
TeddyLyon
You will have to watch Vienna, they are very fast on the break, take dead balls very quickly, move the ball with speed and will be flying down the wings, their forwards are nimble and their goalkeeper often comes screaming off his line to help the defence.
TeddyLyon
The game against Wigan was a massive blip, but just a blip. You Villains will just play your "Get out of Jail card" and it will be curtains for Vienna.
Sindbad
The game against Wigan was a massive blip, but just a blip. You Villains will just play your "Get out of Jail card" and it will be curtains for Vienna.
Sindbad
going to be a fascinating match for sure!
the fear
going to be a fascinating match for sure!
the fear
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Bolton Confirm Herd Capture (Tuesday September 23 2014)

Fringe duo Set For Loans? (Tuesday September 23 2014)

U21s - Derby 3-2 Villa (Monday September 22 2014)

Gabby - We Shouldn't Blame The Virus (Monday September 22 2014)

Aston Villa 2014 Open Day Set (Monday September 22 2014)

Stats: Aston Villa v Arsenal (Saturday September 20 2014)

Keane's Too Good For TV (Saturday September 20 2014)

Something For The Weekend (466) (Friday September 19 2014)

Lambert - We Have To Build On This (Friday September 19 2014)

Archived Aston Villa 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. ClivetheVillan 618
2. Pride of Lions 605
3. The Fear 521
4. mike_field 269
5. kefkat 251
6. Villan Of The North 235
7. DeanoVilla 221
8. sirdennis 199
9. lewis1980 137
10. Juan Mourep 134

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 5 4 1 0 +9 13
2. Southampton 5 3 1 1 +6 10
3. Aston Villa 5 3 1 1 +0 10
4. Arsenal 5 2 3 0 +4 9
5. Swansea 5 3 0 2 +2 9
6. Man City 5 2 2 1 +3 8
7. Leicester City 5 2 2 1 +1 8

Breaking League News

Capital One Cup: Swansea V Everton Match Preview
Everton : 23/09/2014 13:29:00
Mata`s Apology
Man Utd : 23/09/2014 13:14:00
Dressing Room Dressing Down
Man Utd : 23/09/2014 13:13:00
Ex-Hammers Duo on Fulham Short-List!
West Ham : 23/09/2014 13:07:00
A Roeder Return!
West Ham : 23/09/2014 13:06:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Arsenal MotM
Suggested By:  MF
Guzan 5%
Hutton 11%
Cissokho 0%
Clark 4%
Senderos 4%
Delph 7%
Sanchez 0%
Richardson 2%
Cleverley 57%
Agbonlahor 2%
Weimann 4%
Sub - Grealish 4%
Sub - N'Zogbia 0%
Sub - Bacuna 0%