Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Villa Transfer Links & Manager Talk

Villa Transfer Links & Manager Talk

Really can't believe this transfer window and the lack of action, for most teams it has to be said. There isn't even any really good gossip to keep us going and that includes gossip relating to a new manager. I thought the press would be full of who in etc but evidently not!

Only bits manager wise doing the rounds at the moment are a few articles saying that Kevin MacDonald needs to decide quickly if he wants to be considered for the job and doubts remain because he doesn't seem to be sure himself. The Guardian, amongst others, say that MacDonald is still favourite for the job.

The London Evening Standard claim that West Ham are after Luke Young. He's been linked to the Hammers before along with:

Luke Young wanting to go back to London.
Luke Young to West Ham Click Here
Another to West Ham, this time for £4million Click Here
Luke Young to Sunderland for £3million: Click Here
Luke Young to Liverpool for £2.5m Click Here
And now Luke Young to West Ham for £2.5million Click Here

No thanks, would rather keep him!

Vital Hull have picked up on their link to Habib Beye:
Gossip - City target Aston Villa's Beye Again , can't see it myself.

Ok, so, Manager Links:


Clamour For Kevin MacDonald As Manager?
Who Next - The Bookies Odds Game Begins
Bob Bradley The Bookies Favourite As Villa Boss?
Sven Throws His Hat Into The Ring?
Is Kevin MacDonald The Right Man For The Job?
Who Do You Want As The Next Manager?
Sven NOT About To Be Appointed
The Aston Villa Manager Search Rumours!
AVFC Manager Speculation Continues !
Manager Merry Go Round - Latest MON Replacements?
Kevin MacDonald - Better Off Where He Is?
Aston Villa - Next Manager Gossip!
80% Say Yes to Kevin MacDonald
Ronald Koeman Wants In! Manager Talk
Manager Talk: Does Big Mac Want The Job At Villa?
Kevin MacDonald Still Unsure If He Wants Villa Job
Manager Potential - Bob Bradley
USA Coach Bob Bradley Wants Villa Job... Gulp

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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Wednesday August 25 2010
Time: 10:55AM


Still think we will sign Keane. Shay Given on loan would be nice too.
25/08/2010 11:05:00
It's been a disappointing Summer tbh, never thought it'd be this poor. I know we used to leave it late to get some players in but at least we'd enjoy the rumour and excitement of who it might be. Right now I'd just settle for getting the Management position filled, it's starting to drag on a little and I think once that's done we'll see a more settled squad. I agree Villainofwales, I think we have enough in defence and midfield to cope, although a defensive midfielder wouldn't be a bad shout, it's where the goals are coming from that worries me. Heskey just isn't capable these days of hitting the net, Carew is hit and miss and Gabby always starts well then falls away, as for Delfonso whilst I think he'll be solid enough eventually I don't think he's the answer. Question is who is?
25/08/2010 12:15:00
Jimmy is a fine player BUT he is not the be all and end all. He brings balance to Citeh's midfield but his removal from us has left our midfield, at least on Sunday, as very unbalanced. 6 footballers and no-one who can get stuck in. We need some energy/drive and a leader in CM. I would start with NRC every time unless we get somebody in before the window closes.
25/08/2010 15:57:00
I hope we don't sign that mercenary Keane... I'm still drunk from the night before so Jol bringing Suarez still seems logical!!!!
26/08/2010 07:43:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Aston Villa Fans React To Win Against Fulham...

Post match reactions to Aston Villa winning against Fulham.

Video - Highlights Of Aston Villa v Fulham & A Pumpkin!

A win away, a win at home, I could get used to this!

Gollini Post Fulham Interview - Confidence The Key

Nice post match reaction interview with our keeper Pierluigi Gollini

Audio - Bruce Talks Fulham

Manager Steve Bruce was again a happy man at the full time whistle in Saturday's game against Fulham.

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Editor email
Mike Field
Editor email
Steve Wade
no email
no email
Turkish Penguin
no email
no email
Chris Heath
no email
M Calucar
no email
JuanPablo Angel
no email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Fulham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Sub - Adomah4%
Sub - McCormack1%
Sub - Westwood0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 14 10 1 3 31 19
2 Brighton 14 8 4 2 28 9
3 Huddersfield 14 9 1 4 28 4
4 Norwich 14 8 3 3 27 7
5 Sheff Wed 14 7 3 4 24 1
6 Bristol City 14 7 2 5 23 6
7 Birmingham 14 6 5 3 23 3
8 Reading 14 6 4 4 22 -3
9 Preston 14 6 2 6 20 1
10 Leeds Utd 14 6 2 6 20 -1
11 Brentford 14 5 4 5 19 5
12 Barnsley 14 6 1 7 19 3
13 Q.P.R. 14 5 4 5 19 -3
14 Fulham 14 4 6 4 18 -2
15 Burton 14 4 5 5 17 0
16 Aston Villa 14 3 8 3 17 0
17 Ipswich 14 4 5 5 17 -2
18 Wolves 14 4 4 6 16 -1
19 Forest 14 4 3 7 15 -3
20 Cardiff 14 4 3 7 15 -9
21 Derby County 14 3 5 6 14 -4
22 Blackburn 14 3 3 8 12 -8
23 Wigan 14 2 5 7 11 -3
24 Rotherham 14 1 3 10 6 -19
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Hamilton was in fear of engine issues
Latest Vital Boxing News
Eggington Stops Gavin in Eight Rounds
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Oct 30 2016 12:00PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 5 2016 3:00PM : Blackburn Rovers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 18 2016 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 26 2016 3:00PM : Cardiff City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 3 2016 5:30PM : Leeds United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

1.The Fear514
9.Stephen Jay Hawkings134
Vital Football Comment