Writer: Mike Field
Date:Saturday April 3 2010
In Martin O'Neill's post Bolton verdict he admits he was pleased to see the squad put in a determined performance following our Chelsea disaster.
Speaking on the Official Site O'Neill said the players were determined to put things right and get us back to winning ways after another disasterous month of March in the league (albeit we did finally pick up a single win) and after seeing the match he called it a 'great reaction'.
'I'm delighted with the team, we played very poorly last week and I think the players were determined to put it right here.'
O'Neill did admit a little disappointment that we again failed to put the match beyond the opposition leading to us having a somewhat nervy final 20 minutes but overall it was only a slight disappointment.
He was far more interested in the reaction of the away fans both given the Chelsea drubbing and the rumours of his departure this week.
'I don't want to sound really melodramatic but I was overwhelmed by the reaction. It was nice and I appreciated it greatly.'
Was never really in doubt from the away contingent was it. But I know quite a few will have appreciated Monny picking them out for praise after some 'wayward' fan comments in the past.
Sadly 4th place I think realistically is beyond us now given the points we have dropped and the games in hand we have wasted but the season is far from over and there is still plenty to play for.
A good strong finish to the season now will do us the world of good.
Date:Saturday April 3 2010
A Friday Villa Round Up (Friday March 7 2014)
Something For The Weekend (454) (Friday March 7 2014)
Petrov Team v Lions&Legends For Great Charity (Thursday March 6 2014)
N'Zogbia Not Expected Back This Season (Thursday March 6 2014)
AVFC Season Ticket Info (Thursday March 6 2014)
March 23 - Acorns Day (Wednesday March 5 2014)
Villa Season Ticket Holders Wanted For SCG (Wednesday March 5 2014)
The Villa Times - 05/03/2014 (Wednesday March 5 2014)
Vital Villa Man Of Match Villa v Norwich (Wednesday March 5 2014)
Lambert Keeps His Belief In The Players (Tuesday March 4 2014)
|2.||Pride of Lions||263|
|Aston Villa||0||-||2||West Ham|
|10. West Ham||28||8||7||13||-4||31|
|11. Aston Villa||28||8||7||13||-7||31|
|12. Hull City||28||8||6||14||-5||30|
|West Brom v United - Team-Sheets
» Man Utd : 08/03/2014 11:59:00
|Team News: Arsenal vs Everton (FA Cup)
» Arsenal : 08/03/2014 11:56:00
|Playing Out of Position?
» Chelsea : 08/03/2014 11:27:00
|Keane Primed and Ready to go!
» Man Utd : 08/03/2014 11:21:00
|Wenger Confident Of World Cup Fitness For Jack
» Arsenal : 08/03/2014 11:17:00
|Away Games Don`t Matter?
» Fulham : 08/03/2014 11:08:00
|That David Moyes Letter?
» Man Utd : 08/03/2014 10:59:00