Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Downing Set To Play Before Year End?

Downing Set To Play Before Year End?

Well here is some good news, Stewart Downing could be playing before the year is out.

Martin O'Neill told the official site that the summer buy from Middlesbrough saw the specialist in the week and was 'very encouraged'.

Apparently he is now able to be mixing it up in training.

MON explained: 'It's almost like pre-season for him because he's been out since April. But it is very, very encouraging. He is a great lad with a great attitude and just wants to do it. Hopefully we'll see the best of him before Christmas. Hopefully he has no set-backs. He is doing ball-work and joined in with the other lads and next week we can really push him on a bit. It's very encouraging. '

Must admit, even if he doesn't play until January, I am looking forward to seeing what he can bring to the party.

Just wondering if we need a sweep stake on who will say 'he's just like a new signing' first?!?!?




Bookmark and Share



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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Saturday November 7 2009
Time: 11:19AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Conor Benn Wins on Points

Comments

0
Will make a great right back.
RiF
07/11/2009 11:35:00
0
Will make a great right back.
RiF
07/11/2009 11:35:00
0
thought he was cover for the goalie?!? Nah, seriously looking forward to seeing what Downing will bring to the party and if he is for the wing or center. Also want a picture of him in a Villa shirt, so hope he gets a bloody move on!
The Fear
07/11/2009 12:43:00
0
thought he was cover for the goalie?!? Nah, seriously looking forward to seeing what Downing will bring to the party and if he is for the wing or center. Also want a picture of him in a Villa shirt, so hope he gets a bloody move on!
The Fear
07/11/2009 12:43:00
0
Fear, do an article about where he will/can play?
FootyFans
07/11/2009 12:48:00
0
Fear, do an article about where he will/can play?
FootyFans
07/11/2009 12:48:00
0
He'll be like a new signing.
Saurat
07/11/2009 12:53:00
0
Hey! He'll be "Just like a new signing!".
Adam Deuce
07/11/2009 12:53:00
0
He'll be like a new signing.
Saurat
07/11/2009 12:53:00
0
Hey! He'll be "Just like a new signing!".
Adam Deuce
07/11/2009 12:53:00
Page 1/3
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

VIDEO - Highlights of Aston Villa v Newcastle United

As the title says, video highlights of AVFC v NUFC !

Aston Villa Fans Reactions To Newcastle Utd Match

Numerous reactions from Aston Villa fans for the Villa v Newcastle United match

What A Bizarre Match - Aston Villa v Newcastle Utd

What a bizarre match!

Audio - Di Matteo Credits Villa Fightback

Manager Roberto Di Matteo has been giving his thoughts following today's draw with fellow relegated Newcastle United.

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Editor email
Profile
Mike Field
Editor email
Profile
Steve Wade
no email
Profile
Villa_Grizzly
no email
Profile
Turkish Penguin
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile
Chris Heath
no email
Profile
M Calucar
no email
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Newcastle MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Gollini12%
Chester0%
Elphick2%
Baker0%
Adomah0%
Westwood2%
Jedinak2%
Amavi1%
Bacuna1%
Kodjia37%
Ayew27%
Sub - Tshibola14%
Sub - Gestede0%
Sub - Hepburn-Murphy2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Norwich 9 6 2 1 20 6
2 Huddersfield 9 6 1 2 19 4
3 Brighton 9 5 2 2 17 6
4 Reading 9 5 2 2 17 0
5 Newcastle 9 5 1 3 16 10
6 Birmingham 9 4 4 1 16 4
7 Barnsley 9 5 0 4 15 6
8 Wolves 9 4 3 2 15 3
9 Brentford 9 4 2 3 14 6
10 Bristol City 9 4 2 3 14 5
11 Sheff Wed 9 4 2 3 14 -1
12 Leeds Utd 9 4 1 4 13 -1
13 Fulham 9 3 4 2 13 -2
14 Ipswich 9 3 3 3 12 0
15 Forest 9 3 2 4 11 -2
16 Q.P.R. 9 3 2 4 11 -4
17 Aston Villa 9 1 6 2 9 0
18 Burton 9 2 3 4 9 -2
19 Preston 9 3 0 6 9 -4
20 Blackburn 9 2 2 5 8 -6
21 Cardiff 9 2 2 5 8 -7
22 Derby County 9 1 3 5 6 -6
23 Rotherham 9 1 3 5 6 -12
24 Wigan 9 1 2 6 5 -3
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Gutierrez considering options away from Haas
Latest Vital Boxing News
Burton Registers another Win
Write for Vital Football

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Sep 27 2016 7:45PM : Barnsley (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 15 2016 5:30PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 18 2016 8:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Fulham (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 30 2016 12:00PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear530
2.glensider328
3.sirdennis302
4.Fulford263
5.Silhillvilla214
6.Melon Donkey188
7.kefkat161
8.JuanPabloAngel134
9.villasince67126
10.DeanoVilla115
The Vital Football Members League