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The Villa Times - 08/12/2009

The Villa Times - 08/12/2009

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Vital Villa Acorns 450 challenge is going well, with a bit of help we'll beat the 450 bit before Christmas then march on over the next year to a £1000 or more. Full details: Vital Villa Acorns 450 Challenge

OK, ticket news for Blackburn v Villa, Villa v Blackburn in the Carling Cup and the FA Cup ticket allocation: Blackburn FA & Carling Cup Ticket News

PLUS a small but important (no, not you Mutt_Man) change to the allocated ticket sale dates: Change To Blackburn Away Ticketing

Win win win with Vital Villa: Competition Time - Planet Villa

Sheriff Kimbo, now with a sorted computer, has returned with his monthly musings: Sheriff Kimbo's Monthly Musings (4)

Vital Villa asked, in a poll suggested by Lee Lindsay, where will Villa finish this season: 5th place in Europa League 38%, Champions League position 1-4 29%, 6th again 24%, 7-10th 9%
10-14th 0% Gulp, 15th or below 0%

Couple of Hercs spoofs 'in the dressing room' 1) before the Christmas party: Click Here 2) in the dressing room after the Hull game: Click Here

Reports earlier today were linking John Carew to Turkish giants Fenerbahce. The report says they will bid around £5million for the 30-year-old. Full article: John Carew Making A Turkey Of Himself?

Later his agent Flod says his player isn't going anywhere: Carew Going Nowhere - Yet

We did a snap poll on what you'd do with Carew: 52% were wrong saying extend his contract. Sorry, did I just say wrong, not what I meant at all! :o) Sell him in January if replaced 28%
Let him run down his contract 11% Sell him in Jan regardless 5% Sell him in the summer 4%

There is a report in the Sunday Mercury today by Mat Kendrick with quotes from Dwight Yorke. I know this will get slated by many but I have to admit, I still remember the great times and blank out the way it all ended. Sad thing is if he had stayed, we might have won the blinking league that year but as hard as it is to stay, his decision to move was vindicated, he did win everything with Man Utd. I know the kissing the badge to the Villa fans was a bad thing but then again, wasn't the abuse he received through the game?! Full article: Dwight Yorke On 'Beloved' Villa

Fieldy: James 'Milly' Milner has said he's enjoying life in the middle of the pitch, but knows he has a fair bit to learn about the position yet. Speaking on the Official Site Milner said that he hoped his midfield partnership with Stan would continue to bring results considering in two matches he's got two goals and two assists already, however he's happy to play where Monny wants him and says he's quite comfortable anywhere in the front six positions. Full article: Milner Admits He Has A Lot To Learn

15% off everything until midday Wednesday online at the Villa shop: Click Here

Top five managers as chosen by John Lerwill on the official site: www.avfc.co.uk

Martin O'Neill is excited about seeing Villa's rising stars in action in tomorrow night's FA Youth Cup clash against Rochdale. Full article: www.avfc.co.uk

Our latest poll asks when you started supporting Villa, you can also leave your story on how/why you started supporting the mighty claret and blue: So When Did You Start Supporting Villa?

Post Hull match coverage.:

My post match on Maxim (done with a slightly spinning head and a unit or two of alcohol still in the old blood) Click Here

Man of the match v Hull
Stats - Click Here
Christmas Prezzies All Round - The Verdict
Milner The Magnificent
Villa win at canter - match report
VILLA v Hull: Player Ratings - JayVFC

Thought for the day: If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?


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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Tuesday December 8 2009
Time: 5:20PM

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