UK time is: 17:35:40
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Petrov Delighted With Defensive Edge

Stiliyan Petrov is delighted with the signings of Collins and Dunne, especially for the threat they bring from set pieces.

In our last two games our centre halves have chipped in with goals from dead ball situations, and it's been a threat we have lacked since the unfortunate injury to Martin Laursen.

This is of course also ignoring how much stronger we look in defence because of their additions.

Speaking to the official site, our Captain said:

'Set-pieces are a big thing in football and we try to use them as much as we can.

'We know how good James and Ashley are at delivering the ball so we've just got to be more aggressive attacking the ball.

'We have got players that can do that and it has been paying off.'

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:Wednesday October 21 2009

Time: 8:00AM

Your Comments

I gotta say Carlo ancelotti (?) has been paying Villa the highest complement you can in football...He says Chelsea played well and lost...that says more about Villa than it does Chelsea. If Chelsea play poorly and lose well it's down to them...but not last Saturday...that was very much down to us...get my point?....Thank you Carlo
Steve64k
I gotta say Carlo ancelotti (?) has been paying Villa the highest complement you can in football...He says Chelsea played well and lost...that says more about Villa than it does Chelsea. If Chelsea play poorly and lose well it's down to them...but not last Saturday...that was very much down to us...get my point?....Thank you Carlo
Steve64k
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Former Villa CEO Linked To Forest (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Arsenal Man Linked As Villa's New CEO (Wednesday August 20 2014)

17th Minute Applause For Two Toon Fans (Wednesday August 20 2014)

U21s - Villa 1 1 Stoke (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Ins and Outs Still For Villa? (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Vlaar In BBC Team Of The Week (Tuesday August 19 2014)

The Villa Times - 18/08/2014 (Monday August 18 2014)

A Case For The Attack? (Monday August 18 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. The Fear 707
2. Pride of Lions 499
3. ClivetheVillan 421
4. Villan Of The North 289
5. Barney2004 220
6. mike_field 192
7. DeanoVilla 184
8. Juan Mourep 184
9. sirdennis 179
10. kefkat 172

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Stoke 0 - 1 Aston Villa

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Arsenal 1 1 0 0 1 3
4. Liverpool 1 1 0 0 1 3
5. Swansea 1 1 0 0 1 3
6. Aston Villa 1 1 0 0 1 3
7. Hull City 1 1 0 0 1 3
8. Spurs 1 1 0 0 1 3
9. Everton 1 0 1 0 0 1

Breaking League News

Two More Linked to Hammers
West Ham : 20/08/2014 17:22:00
That Same Old Song!
Man Utd : 20/08/2014 17:12:00
Jerome to Norwich
Stoke : 20/08/2014 17:06:00
Loyalty can Override Cash!
Man Utd : 20/08/2014 17:02:00
Guarin Talk Resurrected
Man Utd : 20/08/2014 16:55:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Aston Villa v Newcastle (home) will:
Suggested By:  Mystic Mug
Win 46%
Lose 16%
Draw 38%