Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Villa's Christmas Eve Transfer Talk

Villa's Christmas Eve Transfer Talk

A report in The Sun by Steve Brenner today claims that Villa are after Sunderland striker Kenwyne Jones and will beat Liverpool to the £12million punch for the player.

The report suggests that Sunderland will sell him as he's been overshadowed this season by Darren Bent.

The Sun claim that Villa, Everton and Liverpool have all been notified of the 24-year-olds availability. He has six goals so far this season (Bent 9)

No quotes or any real substance but hey, we all like a bit of transfer gossip don't we?!

The Daily Star claim that Stoke boss Tony Pulis is also after the Trinidad and Tobago international.

Can't see much else in truth.

A few interesting links to Spurs (who have to sell before they can buy maybe opening the door for the latest Robbie Keane or Jermaine Jenas to Villa links which won't actually happen!) with Man City striker Craig Bellamy, Ruud van Nistelrooy, West Ham defender (who we were linked with strongly in the summer but think we've enough central defenders now?!) Mathew Upson and Liverpool winger, again a player we have been linked with, Ryan Babel.

Must admit I think Bellamy is a bit of a '......' insert your own word, but he is also a top class striker when fit (that is the main problem, WHEN fit) and certainly has the snarl and attitude that maybe we sometimes lack?

The Guardian had a brief link for the rumour that Liverpool will sack Rafa Benitez and replace him with Martin O'Neill. Pretty long thread in our forum as to why MON would want to move, especially to a cash strapped club with the owners seemingly at war! Click Here for the thread. (Forum contains adult language!)

That is about it for gossip, only other snippet is by James Nursey of the Mirror quoting Curtis Davies who is still hoping to make the World Cup but also realises he has his work cut out to break back into the Villa team: “The dream would be to go to the World Cup but, if I am totally honest, my New Year’s Resolution is to get back into the Villa side. I just want to get a good few games under my belt before the end of the season. The current England manager picks on form and doesn’t pick on past form and history.' Full article: Click Here


Bookmark and Share



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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Thursday December 24 2009
Time: 9:30AM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital F1 - Blog: Baku Preview

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Sky Confirm TV Selection Windows For 2017/18

With the release of the EFL fixture lists on Wednesday morning, Sky Sports have released their outline giving fans an idea of when television selections will be made this season.

2017/18 Final Weekend Details

With the release of the Premier League fixtures last week and last Wednesday seeing the EFL following suit, the full details for the final weekends across...

Terry Close To £60k Deal?

It was being reported yesterday that Aston Villa had stolen a march on rivals for the signature of centre half John Terry this summer.

A Bumper Villa Times - 21/06/2017 - (AV News Round--up)

A bumper news round up of all things claret and blue via the uno fish ial one...

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
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

John Terry?
Suggested By: JP Fear
Yes please64%
No thanks32%
Unsure4%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Blog: Baku Preview
Latest Vital Boxing News
Copper Box Arena - July 8th Update
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.JuanPabloAngel365
2.The Fear321
3.col8310
4.sirdennis199
5.Pride of Lions151
6.Silhillvilla145
7.BBJ92
8.Melon Donkey89
9.BodyButter75
10.villasince6774
Vital Football Comment