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The Villa Times - 15/02/2010

The Villa Times - 15/02/2010

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Tickets for Villa's Carling Cup final clash with Manchester United are now on priority sale to non-season ticket holders. Details: Click Here

Other ticket news: Click Here

BobTheBuilder: 'As usual after a 'poor' result I expected to see the usual 'Martin O'Neill Out' posts, but I'd like to put things into perspective. First, as pointed out by others, these 'poor' results are part of our best run for years. That we think taking only one point from Manchester United is 'poor' is evidence of progress. We didn't play well in a footballing/attacking sense, but we are not yet in the Manchester United and Barca league and won't be for a long time yet.' Full article: Do We Really Want To Be Pompey Or Man City?

And the man of the match v Man Utd was..... Click Here

The weekend might be over but Something For The Weekend still reigns supreme! Something For The Weekend (269)

Fieldy: We have to some degree done this one to death already, but Carling Cup Final, does Monny keep faith with Guzan or go with the experienced Friedel? It appears the weeman hasn't quite decided himself according to an article on SSN where he admits he still has time to take this difficult decision. 'Lots can happen. I don't have to make a decision yet.' Full article: Guzan or Friedel - Decision Time Looms

Fieldy: Villa's Youth team thumped Millwall 4-1 in last night's fifth round tie, with Arsenio Halfhuid bagging himself a hattrick. Full details: Villa Youngsters Go Marching On

He'sbiggerthanmeandyou: 'On January the 7th 2009 it was reported that we'd signed highly rated 17 year old Dutch centre back Arsenio Halfhuid from Excelsior, the haste of which the deal was completed even stunned top Dutch clubs who'd be eyeing him for ages, at the beginning of last year he had a mixed start to his Villa career, he picked up injuries and was in and out of the side, but things seem to have changed at the start of this season as he became a regular in the u18's defence.' Full article: Halfhuid -He's Bigger Than Me And You

Fieldy (who else with a title like this one?!! lol) Martin O'Neill has said that Fabian Delph has got a lot to learn before he reaches the obvious potential he has and becomes a top player. Full article: Delphinitely Got A Lot To Learn Has Delph

Fieldy: Martin O'Neill has praised Ashley Young for his work ethic and dismissed comments that he has struggled this season for form. Full article: Ash Is Still A Young Genius

Should we be successful in our replay against Crystal Palace we shall face........ Reading or West Brom! Full draw: Click Here

Neil Warnock says MON should be the next England manager! Full details: Warnock - O'Neill Should Be Next England Boss!

Palace Coverage:

Stats: Click Here
The ever excellent Glensider's away match report: Click Here
Hercs in the dressing room spoof: Click Here
Managers post match reaction: Click Here

Stiliyan Petrov hailed the resilience shown by Villa to force an FA Cup replay against Crystal Palace. The claret and blues looked to be heading out of the competition until the skipper's header with three minutes of the fifth round tie remaining. Full article:

Thought for the day: What do they call Chinese food in China? Food.

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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Monday February 15 2010
Time: 2:00PM

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