The Villa Times 05/03/2010
Unoial Villa News...
Lawro and Mystic Mug both say a Villa win. Do both know it is March? (MON has never won a game since being at Villa in March believe it or not!) Full tips:
Lawro And Mystic Mug Say Villa Win
Not directly Villa related but an update on Owen from our Final v Man Utd. Michael Owen won't play again this season as his knee injury, picked up in the Carling Cup final, proved to be more serious than first thought. He'll have an operation on his knee on Monday and his World Cup dreams are over. Full article on Vital Man Utd: Michael Owen's Season Is Over
600 Aston Villa Season ticket holders had a disastrous trip to the Cup Final! The chartered a train from Witton Station to Wemberley on Sunday which the Villa supporters booked this through a club link was a complete and utter shambles. 600 Fans Left Stranded For Hours
Vital Reading: Everyone is looking forward to Sunday's big game against Aston Villa, not least the Royals manager Brian McDermott. He has guided us to the quarter final stage for the first time in 83 years, beating Liverpool, Burnley and West Brom along the way. Now he can't wait to pit himself against Martin O'Neill, again! Full article: McDermott can't wait to face O'Neill
Our game v Sunderland at Villa Park has been re-scheduled for Wednesday March 24 for a 7:45pm kick off. The original game was meant to be played this weekend but has been moved due to our FA Cup involvement v Reading.
Mark Delaney believes Villa have the 'hunger' to overcome cup final frustration. Article: www.avfc.co.uk
James Nursey on Villa v Man Utd Carling Cup Final. Interesting reading: Click Here
Fieldy: Nathan Delfouneso is gagging for the Villa to reach the FA Cup Final having already tasted Wembley once this season. The only thing that was disappointing he says about our Carling Cup trip to the National Stadium was the fact we lost, everything else was like a dream come true...the experience, right down to seeing the elation of the fans. Full article: Delfouneso FAiming For The Cup
Fieldy: Nathan Delfouneso capped his England U21 debut with the consolation goal in the 2-1 loss to Greece. Speaking on the Official Site today Delboy said he was hungry for more action both in our first team and at International level after getting a taste of the next step up. He also said nerves weren't a problem when Stuart Pearce said he was going on, he just wishes it could've been a winning debut. Full article: Proud Night For Delfouneso
Dan Jones: Habib Beye admits he may have to leave Aston Villa in the summer unless he can force his way back into Martin O'Neill's plans. Full article:
Habib Beye Might Move In Summer
Vital Man City have quotes from former Liverpool player John Aldridge saying Villa and Spurs are out of contention for 4th. Not last time I did my sums we aren't?! Full article: Spurs And Villa Out Of Champions League Race
Vital Villa asked in our last poll, Who would you most like to face at Wembley in FA Cup? It was suggested by me, not in an arrogant way, I know we still have a lot of work left to do, Reading to start with who won't be a pushover, but I did wonder who people would most like as it seems to be a topic of conversation since our Carling Cup exit! Results: Who You'd Like To Face In FA Cup Final (Poll Res)
Gabby Agbonlahor is nervous waiting for the England team squad announcement for the World Cup. Full article: Agbonlahor Nervous Of World Cup Squad Selection
Transfer talk already? Oh yes...! Full details: Click Here
John Carew unsettled? Well the papers seem to think so. Some good songs as well, well, I think so!: John Carew Looking To Exit Villa Park?
What should Villa do with Carew poll results, interesting shift in opinion I think: Poll Results - What To Do With John Carew!
An article by James Nursey in The Mirror suggests that Nigel Reo-Coker could be due back from injury way ahead of schedule. The Hokey-Cokey was meant to be out for up to 3 months but the 25-year-old midfielder is apparently due to re-start training if a specialist gives him the green light next week. Full article: Reo-Coker Set To Do Hokey-Cokey Again?
Thought for the day: My mate Sid has become a victim of id theft. He is now known as S.