Aston Villa - Pleased With The Win And The Performance
UK time is: 23:12:58
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Pleased With The Win And The Performance

So are we Monny! It's no great surprise to hear the manager praise the players after today's game is it really.

Speaking on the official site after our 5-1 thumping of Bolton Wanderers, Monny was delighted with the strike force and our overall performance.

Monny also echoed what a lot of us have been saying for a while, once the side clicked (irrespective of why we weren't) we'd shown enough flashes against the likes of Liverpool and Chelsea for us to really dominate a side.

The frustrating element has seen us do well in games we could expect to lose, yet then look like complete amatuers in games we should by rights both dominate and look good in.

Today the wind was blowing perfectly, the grass was lush, and our team gave the performance we have been crying out for and desperately wanting.

'I think we had been threatening a performance like that - in terms of goals - for some time. It was particularly pleasing.

'The front two were dangerous. I thought Gabby and John were too strong for them. But I thought Ashley and James played very fluidly too.'

Monny also admitted he was worried ahead of the game given the spirit within the camp after the West Ham match and he was really hoping to see them bounce back with some style today.

'I was concerned about the game beforehand. We were really down after the West Ham defeat.

'That was my only concern - about the energy - coming on the back of the disappointment of West Ham too. But the players played very brightly. The crowd were enthused and stayed with them.'

Bounce back in style they certainly did. IF we can keep this level of performance, application and determination we know we'd be in for a good season.

The team simply have to maintain this standard. Results won't always go our way, but if we are playing well and with confidence our chances are far improved.

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:Saturday November 7 2009

Time: 6:48PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Thought o`neill "needed to change"?
lerneravfc
Report Abuse
07/11/2009 19:42:00

Thought o`neill "needed to change"?
lerneravfc
Report Abuse
07/11/2009 19:42:00

There was change wasn't there....no Petrov, no Heskey, balance, a RB at RB, NRC back to break up play in midfield or am I missing something other than a dig Lerner?
mike_field
Report Abuse
07/11/2009 21:16:00

There was change wasn't there....no Petrov, no Heskey, balance, a RB at RB, NRC back to break up play in midfield or am I missing something other than a dig Lerner?
mike_field
Report Abuse
07/11/2009 21:16:00

At least Mon can get an early night
Doug4ever
Report Abuse
08/11/2009 00:22:00

At least Mon can get an early night
Doug4ever
Report Abuse
08/11/2009 00:22:00

Lerner - you're way off base there old son. That team yesterday is a lot closer to the one that the fans have been screaming out for in the last few weeks. Mike is spot on. Long may it continue. Was loving the 10 min cameo of the young bench last night also - Del Boy and Delph sparkled for the last few mins - it was like there was a massive injection of energy all of a sudden. We should do that more often as it gives other teams something to think about.
YatesyVillain
Report Abuse
08/11/2009 05:18:00

Lerner - you're way off base there old son. That team yesterday is a lot closer to the one that the fans have been screaming out for in the last few weeks. Mike is spot on. Long may it continue. Was loving the 10 min cameo of the young bench last night also - Del Boy and Delph sparkled for the last few mins - it was like there was a massive injection of energy all of a sudden. We should do that more often as it gives other teams something to think about.
YatesyVillain
Report Abuse
08/11/2009 05:18:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Sherwood's Fuller Arsenal Preview (Thursday May 28 2015)

Sherwood On Benteke (Thursday May 28 2015)

A Royal FA Cup Review (Thursday May 28 2015)

Pre Arsenal Injury Update (Thursday May 28 2015)

Audio - FA Cup Highlights So Far (Thursday May 28 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
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. ClivetheVillan 1181
2. Pride of Lions 1177
3. col8 485
4. kefkat 460
5. The Fear 389
6. thefacehead 326
7. BodyButter 236
8. Fulford 226
9. HeathfieldRoad1874 197
10. sirdennis 187

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Leicester City 38 11 8 19 -9 41
15. Newcastle 38 10 9 19 -23 39
16. Sunderland 38 7 17 14 -22 38
17. Aston Villa 38 10 8 20 -26 38
18. Hull City 38 8 11 19 -18 35
19. Burnley 38 7 12 19 -25 33
20. Q.P.R. 38 8 6 24 -31 30

Breaking League News

Gladwin & Luongo - The Swindon View
Q.P.R. : 28/05/2015 22:13:01
QPR Seal Double Deal
Q.P.R. : 28/05/2015 21:33:01
Stoke target Barcelona's Afellay
Stoke : 28/05/2015 21:33:00
Stoke to enter pre-season Colonia Cup
Stoke : 28/05/2015 21:19:00
Stoke sign Haugaard
Stoke : 28/05/2015 21:01:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Player of the Year?
Suggested By:  MF
Delph 67%
Gil 10%
Okore 1%
Sinclair 0%
Hutton 3%
Gabby 1%
Baker 0%
Cleverley 1%
Guzan 1%
Cole 0%
Sanchez 1%
Benteke 15%