Aston Villa - Taylor Envious Of Derby Debutants
UK time is: 14:16:06
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Taylor Envious Of Derby Debutants

Ian Taylor has admitted that one of his biggest Villa career regrets is not being able to take part in a full blown derby match.

Speaking on the official site, Taylor was positively beaming about having Blues back in the Premiership after their unfortunate relegation (he, he) but he did stop short of saying 'nice and easy 6 points', obviously he doesn't want to omen us.

'It's a massive weekend for the City. It's great to have the derby back as I want these games to be a permanent part of the fixture calendar every season.'

Taylor describes the derbies as more than games, calling them events that gets the whole City buzzing and he does take some delight in hearing managers attempt to play down the significance of such games when 'let's be honest, Pride is at stake and everyone wants to win.'

Speaking of his regret Taylor adds:

'I look back and I never played in a derby match. I always had bad luck at the time with injuries and suspensions.

'Looking from the outside now, you're so envious of the lads going out and playing in these games.'

It's hard to believe actually that he didn't play in a derby. Ok it's only been recently the Blues have realised that a division existed above them but I thought we stumbled across them enough times for Taylor to have played.

I'm obviously wrong but that is surprising.

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!



*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

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

The Journalist

Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday September 10 2009

Time: 4:01PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
His 5-1 hand gesture will become the stuff of legends :-0 oops sorry did I mention 5-1 last time we played?
col8
Report Abuse
11/09/2009 15:19:00

His 5-1 hand gesture will become the stuff of legends :-0 oops sorry did I mention 5-1 last time we played?
col8
Report Abuse
11/09/2009 15:19:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. ClivetheVillan 316
2. Pride of Lions 260
3. The Fear 105
4. DeanoVilla 53
5. sirdennis 50
6. kefkat 49
7. villawill 44
8. thefacehead 40
9. Thomas Holte 39
10. HeathfieldRoad1874 38

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. AFC Bournemouth 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Arsenal 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Chelsea 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Crystal Palace 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Everton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Leicester City 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Ten Years Ahead Of Our Time!
Spurs : 05/07/2015 13:12:00
Di Maria Injured on International Duty
Man Utd : 05/07/2015 12:32:00
Italian Defender on United Radar
Man Utd : 05/07/2015 11:57:01
Another Club Enters Race for Hammers Target
West Ham : 05/07/2015 11:48:01
Hammers in race for Basel Striker
West Ham : 05/07/2015 11:38:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Ray Wilkins appointment?
Suggested By:  JP Fear
Good 78%
Bad 5%
Indifferent 17%