Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Ireland Discussions Resume

Ireland Discussions Resume

If rumours are to be believed Stephen Ireland has spoken with club officials today over his proposed move from Manchester City.

Sky Sports News, amongst others are carrying the news that Ireland has entered into further discussions with us despite the shock departure of Martin O'Neill yesterday.

There's no direct confirmation that he has attended Bodymoor Heath but it seems yet another strange peace of timing given only a few days ago it was reported that wages were a stumbling block and he was unsure even if he wanted to move to Villa, regardless of the City situation.

Hopefully we'll get something a little more concrete, but it would be a turn up for the books if the deal is now agreed given he presumably has no idea who the next man in the hotseat will be.

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:Tuesday August 10 2010
Time: 6:13PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Lets hope so
P.Avfc
10/08/2010 18:24:00
0
voth, well said.
Tr1dent
10/08/2010 18:40:00
0
Not Mark Hughes pleeeeaaaaasssseeee nooooooooo.
olofthegreat
10/08/2010 18:46:00
0
Don't want Ireland. He doesn't want us and we seem like his 4th choice. Maybe Lerner won't pay the wages that the rest of the top 6 (let alone City) are??
Villan444
10/08/2010 19:04:00
0
Hope this isn't true, signing players without knowing if the new manager will want them is absolute madness
SchoolBoyError
10/08/2010 19:06:00
0
milner out, ireland and another striker in. and no, knee jerk reactions on choosing a manager we have time to choose a manager
the jackel
10/08/2010 19:08:00
0
plz let this happen top quality player and better than milner
Avillian136
10/08/2010 19:43:00
0
I want someone no one else does - Holloway. He is brilliant.
stennyvilla
10/08/2010 20:06:00
0
glensider, in the interests of the club we have to sell Milner - unless he is willing to sign a new contract right now (which he might do, now that O'Neill has gone, though it seems unlikley). Man City may have decided that they will only do a deal with us if we take Ireland. This isn't an ideal scenario, granted, but Man City get to call the shots because they have the money. If Ireland is being valuedat £8m, I think that we would get that money back on him, even if he had an indifferent season. We won't get offered £25m for Milner again.
Albarnista
10/08/2010 22:00:00
0
Wait for the new man...then keep Milner and bid for Ireland...creativity and energy...why not?
Steve64k
10/08/2010 22:48:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

League Cup & Luton On The TV

With the opening Championship game of the 2016/17 season against Sheffield Wednesday selected for television coverage, our return to the first round of the League Cup...

Gabby Agbonlahor - Shaped Up - Now Ship Out?

So, the Gabby Agbonlahor question has once again surfaced!

High Approval For New Manager And 1st Signing

Poll summaries, looks like the fans approve of Di Matteo/Steve Clarke and their 1st signing.

Doctor Xia Knows What To Prescribe For Aston Villa?

It`s only a snippet but news is thin on the ground at the moment and I feel it unfair to deprive you all too long of my wise words....!

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)

Can Gabby redeem himself and stay?
Suggested By: JP Fear
Yes41%
No58%
Meh, not sure1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
F1 Prediction Comp - Open for round 9
Latest Vital Boxing News
Froch Not Sure About Groves!
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear416
2.Fulford182
3.sirdennis177
4.BodyButter160
5.JuanPabloAngel122
6.glensider119
7.kefkat111
8.DeanoVilla95
9.Melon Donkey85
10.Silhillvilla76
Vital Football Comment