UK time is: 18:07:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

No Young Return For Cardiff

And our other Young is also a doubt after picking up a knock on his calf against Pompey.

Speaking on the official site Martin O'Neill has admitted that although Luke Young has been doing well and played in the recent 7-1 thumping of Coventry in a behind closed doors friendly (nope that's all we know sadly) he won't be in attendance for the Cardiff match.

I'm sure our thoughts will be with him and his family tomorrow as he attends the funeral of his brother.

'Luke is doing really, really well. He played in a behind-closed-doors game with Coventry this week and he is definitely getting much fitter which is great news.'

Emile Heskey is definitely out of the running however he should be fit for the weekend game with Blackburn.

'Emile won't need a scan. He is getting better. He is a serious doubt for the Carling Cup but the weekend game is looking the more likely scenario.'

Stewart Downing has had the pin removed from his foot and it is estimated he'll be back in contention come November time.

'Stewart has had the operation. The specialist is pretty pleased. He will have some days off now but he is feeling very buoyant.'

Finally, Ashley Young could sit out the Cup clash after taking a day off training after the Pompey match.

'Ashley is a concern. He might be a doubt. He didn't train today. He got a kick in his calf during the Portsmouth game but carried on. It is sore now.'

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:Tuesday September 22 2009

Time: 6:40PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Stats: Arsenal v Aston Villa (Sunday February 1 2015)

2021 (Friday January 30 2015)

Something For The Weekend (480) (Friday January 30 2015)

Drennan Departs Aston Villa (Friday January 30 2015)

Grealish, Alli, Arsenal & Chelsea (Friday January 30 2015)

Sinclair Signs Season Long Loan Deal (Friday January 30 2015)

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)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Crystal Palace 23 5 8 10 -9 23
14. Sunderland 23 4 11 8 -12 23
15. WBA 23 5 7 11 -12 22
16. Aston Villa 23 5 7 11 -19 22
17. Burnley 23 4 8 11 -17 20
18. Hull City 23 4 7 12 -13 19
19. Q.P.R. 23 5 4 14 -18 19

Breaking League News

Fewest Goals, Worst Goal Difference, We'll Be Fine
Aston Villa : 01/02/2015 18:05:00
No Smoke Without Fire For Santon
Newcastle : 01/02/2015 17:59:00
Southampton : 01/02/2015 17:59:00
Stagnant NUFC Almost There
Newcastle : 01/02/2015 17:33:00
Salah Heading to Fiorentina
Chelsea : 01/02/2015 16:11:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Arsenal (cough) MotM
Suggested By:  MF - We Go Again
Guzan 8%
Hutton 3%
Okore 0%
Clark 7%
Richardson 0%
Cleverley 0%
Delph 3%
Sanchez 0%
Gil 76%
Benteke 0%
Weimann 0%
Sub - Agbonlahor 0%
Sub - Sinclair 0%
Sub - Westwood 3%