Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Bannan To Improve Pre Season

Bannan To Improve Pre Season

Barry Bannan has admitted that he didn't take his chances 12 months ago during Villa's pre season, and that's not a mistake he will be making this time round.

The wee Bannan has been brutally honest about his performances in pre season last year and likes to think he's already made more of an impression on the manager in the games we've seen him in so far.

Speaking to the Express and Star the Scot said:

'Last pre season was quite poor from me. I had my chances and I didn't really take them. I was stuck in the reserves so to go to Blackpool was brilliant for my education.'

Bannan has already got some game time against Bohemians and Walsall and in his own words he thinks he did 'alright' but he's certainly starting to stand out during games now, not being afraid to shoot (and coming quite close) with 35 yd volleys does improve your press and getting more involved in the simple stuff aswell.

We all know the lad has potential, he's been on the radar of those that follow the reserves for a couple of seasons and he did well during his spell at Blackpool so it's nice to see him really making a shot for the first team now.

Hopefully he'll get a shot in tonight's game against Benfica and he'll be as impressive as Marc Albrighton has been so far, although to be fair Albie does have one advantage...

'It's been great out here but Scottish people can't handle the sunlight. I put factor 30 or 40 on and my nose was still red!'

Vital Villa on: facebook

Vital Villa on: twitter

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Mike Field
Date:Sunday August 1 2010
Time: 6:16PM

Comments

0
Bannan has been honest and that is pretty modest from his side. He will get his chance, weather its pre-season or on loan. Hope he starts tonight or gets a chance
__villa__
01/08/2010 18:34:00
0
Bannan will be a good player, i would like to see him play central i dont know why i feel he would be good there. I must say i cant see him getting into the first team, only albrighton and delfouesno and obviously delph are capable i think so the best thing for him to do is go out on loan.
P.Avfc
01/08/2010 20:41:00
0
I would like him to join Blackpool on loan this season. I think that we could all see more of him at Blackpool and that is the team which he joined on loan last season
__villa__
02/08/2010 10:56:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

The Weight Of Expectations At Aston Villa?

The weight of expectations? It's up to the players to resolve this.

The Villa Times - 23/02/2017 (Aston Villa News Round-up)

The uno fish ial Aston Villa news and views round up...

TV Figures So Far In 2016/17

With reports back in October suggesting that Premier League viewing figures were down...

Officials - Aston Villa v Derby (25/2/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Aston Villa and Derby County this Saturday.

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
Villa_Grizzly
no email
Profile
Turkish Penguin
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile
Chris Heath
no email
Profile
M Calucar
no email
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Staying Up
Suggested By: JP Fear
yes, staying up44%
no, going down24%
too close to call at the moment32%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 32 22 3 7 69 37
2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 32 20 4 8 64 8
4 Reading 33 18 6 9 60 5
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 33 17 7 9 58 10
7 Fulham 32 14 10 8 52 17
8 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 32 13 9 10 48 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Brentford 32 11 7 14 40 0
15 Q.P.R. 33 11 7 15 40 -10
16 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 33 9 8 16 35 -13
21 Bristol City 32 9 5 18 32 -6
22 Wigan 33 7 9 17 30 -10
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Renault take Red Bull aero expert
Latest Vital Boxing News
Washington Aiming to Beat Wilder this Saturday
Vital Football Comment

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 28 2017 7:45PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Rotherham United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Huddersfield Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear386
2.JuanPabloAngel353
3.sirdennis329
4.Fulford211
5.Melon Donkey189
6.Silhillvilla184
7.villasince67178
8.Villan57140
9.McParlandTheGreat137
10.kefkat136
Write for Vital Football