Aston Villa - Seven Days of Villa (2)
UK time is: 12:31:41
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Seven Days of Villa (2)

Monday, 4th January

Andreas Weimann gets a new contract until 2012. He isn't a bad little player but I am a little bit surprised at that to be honest. Also, there is plenty of discussion about the game tomorrow; some of it the standard pre-game talk (although that talk is bigger than usual given that it's a semi-final) and some with concern as to whether or not the game will be on.

Tuesday, 5th January

People were right to be concerned, as the game is postponed for health and safety reasons. In other news, MON says that Fabian Delph will not be available for a loan spell.

Wednesday, 6th January

Yesterdays game has a confirmed rearranged date of Thursday, 14th Jan. In transfer talk, we are linked with moves for Kris Boyd of Rangers, Jermaine Beckford of Leeds and Gareth Bale of Spurs. I don't think any will happen to be honest, especially the latter. In terms of outgoings, Marlon Harewood is linked with a move back to West Ham. Can't see that happening either!

Thursday, 7th January

A few places seem to indicate that a swap between John Carew and Robbie Keane - a swap deal between Villa and Spurs being mooted in the media? No, really?! - is imminent. Probably because it was on the back of the Daily Star. Hmmm... Meanwhile, the official site says that the game against Wigan is definitely ON.

Friday, 8th January

Or not. While the area around the ground is deemed safe enough for the fans, the undersoil heating at the ground has broke. A pitch inspection is due for tomorrow. Oh and the Carew/Keane swap rumours? They've been completely dismissed by both Villa and Spurs.

In shocking news, the Togo team bus - including our very own Salifou - comes under attack from gun fire on their way to the African Cup of Nations. Thankfully he is unhurt but not everybody on the bus gets away unharmed; three of the people on the coach died and others were hurt. Plenty will be written about this but I have to ask one question... Why in the hell did the organisers not know where the Togo team were and how they were travelling? If the organisers can not guarantee safety and get better control of the movement of the people involved then they should not be allowed to host the tournament - it really is that simple.

Saturday, 9th January

The Wigan game is officially called off. Also, MON says that we will NOT be making any more signings. I genuinely have no issue with that - I can not see the point in signing players that are not better than what we have given the size of the squad - but I am sure this will lead to some people having serious panic attacks.

Sunday, 10th January

Further to the lack of transfer activity, MON has said that he has a lot of belief in Marc Albrighton, Ciaran Clark and Nathan Delfouneso. I do too! That said, the papers still link us with Kenwyne Jones! Pleasingly, the club confirm that Salifou and the rest of the Togo contingent are on their way home.

Hopefully there will be a game or two to look back on next week! See ya!




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: Sheriff Kimbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday January 11 2010

Time: 1:52PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
its so boring, it's like the summer for no games and with no transfers or even links it's even more boring! Bring me the football back!
leelindsay
Report Abuse
11/01/2010 16:59:00

its so boring, it's like the summer for no games and with no transfers or even links it's even more boring! Bring me the football back!
leelindsay
Report Abuse
11/01/2010 16:59:00

Just be glad we dont have a proper winter break
lost_in_ca
Report Abuse
12/01/2010 06:27:00

Just be glad we dont have a proper winter break
lost_in_ca
Report Abuse
12/01/2010 06:27:00

It's true i've been absolutly lost.
Had to watch Scrubs with the missis !!!!
davidsands1982
Report Abuse
12/01/2010 12:14:00

It's true i've been absolutly lost.
Had to watch Scrubs with the missis !!!!
davidsands1982
Report Abuse
12/01/2010 12:14:00

awful isn't it? Finding it very difficult to find anything of interest for articles without just re-hashing stuff.
The Fear
Report Abuse
12/01/2010 15:16:00

awful isn't it? Finding it very difficult to find anything of interest for articles without just re-hashing stuff.
The Fear
Report Abuse
12/01/2010 15:16:00

No football has it's benefits. My wallet feels an awful lot heavier for one.
JayVFC
Report Abuse
13/01/2010 04:46:00

No football has it's benefits. My wallet feels an awful lot heavier for one.
JayVFC
Report Abuse
13/01/2010 04:46:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Delph Gets England Call (Thursday May 21 2015)

Gardner Talks 2015-16 & Midfield (Thursday May 21 2015)

FA Cup Overkill? (Wednesday May 20 2015)

Arsenal Getting Arrogant? (Wednesday May 20 2015)

FFP - Changes Afoot (Wednesday May 20 2015)

Villa Confirm Sinclair Capture (Tuesday May 19 2015)

Sherwood On Sinclair (Tuesday May 19 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 868
2. Pride of Lions 844
3. col8 447
4. kefkat 349
5. The Fear 333
6. thefacehead 255
7. HeathfieldRoad1874 188
8. BodyButter 183
9. Fulford 180
10. sirdennis 162

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. WBA 37 11 11 15 -10 44
14. Leicester City 37 10 8 19 -13 38
15. Sunderland 37 7 17 13 -20 38
16. Aston Villa 37 10 8 19 -25 38
17. Newcastle 37 9 9 19 -25 36
18. Hull City 37 8 10 19 -18 34
19. Burnley 37 6 12 19 -26 30

Breaking League News

Barkley & Jags receive England call
Everton : 22/05/2015 09:00:01
Compassionate leave for Ade!
Spurs : 22/05/2015 08:40:00
Sheringham Leaves West Ham
West Ham : 22/05/2015 08:30:01
Valencia in Hammers Rebuke!
West Ham : 22/05/2015 08:26:01
Back to The Future...
Spurs : 22/05/2015 08:24:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Takeover - Keep or Bin Sherwood?
Suggested By:  M Calucar
Takeover - Keep 79%
Takeover - Bring In 'Big Name' 3%
There Will Be No Takeover 18%