Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Kevin MacDonald 'Roller Coaster' Villa

Kevin MacDonald 'Roller Coaster' Villa

:(

Grey day today whether the sun is out or not.

A shell shocked Kevin MacDonald told the official site after that awful defeat against Rapid Vienna that he suffered a 'rollercoaster of emotions' from 'ecstasy' after our goal to the 'despondency' when they equalisted and ended up winning.

'We are obviously very disappointed. I thought we were in total control when we went a goal ahead. We might have scored one or two more and I thought we played some good football, when we got our top players like Stephen Ireland and Ashley Young on the ball. We gave away a silly equaliser and then got in front again. At that point, I expect a team with so many top players to actually keep the lead for a bit longer than they did.'

Adding 'three individual mistakes and we are out the tournament.'

The blame game? Hmmm. 'You can't legislate for individual mistakes from international players. It was disappointing.'

He goes on to say how disappointed the players are (very unusually for me, I had access to the players lounge last night and I can say it was like a wake in there, a lot of hurt players and some very hurt fans. Certainly saw no pleasure from any of the players who were there so can believe Big Mac (who also looked gutted) when he says:

'It's a major blow for them personally because they have a lot of pride. They are professional footballers and they are proud of what they do.'

Official site match report: Click Here
Vital Villa stats: Click Here



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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Friday August 27 2010
Time: 8:07AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Dublin's Trip Down Memory Lane

Former Aston Villa striker Dion Dublin has taken a trip down memory lane this week and picked out his favourite match during his time with us at Villa Park.

Even More Out Injured For Wednesday?

Aston Villa's injury issues, dare I say creative crisis, could be worse for Saturday's clash against Sheffield Wednesday.

Red & Yellow & Oh I'm Off...Sheff W v Villa (24/2/18)

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

Grabban That Spark - Bruce

Manager Steve Bruce has hailed the impact of January loanee Lewis Grabban as he gave Aston Villa the spark we'd sadly missed in the match against Preston North End in midweek.

Aston Villa Archived Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Editor email
Profile
Mike Field
Editor email
Profile
Steve Wade
no email
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Preston MotM
Suggested By: MF
Johnstone3%
Tuanzebe2%
Chester6%
Terry1%
Hutton34%
Jedinak1%
Snodgrass0%
Hourihane0%
Bjarnason21%
Onomah0%
Hogan0%
Sub - Davis2%
Sub - Grabban29%
Sub - Elmohamady1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Verstappen dreading Halo introduction
Latest Vital Boxing News
Smith Gets Change of Opponent in WBSS Semi-Final
The Vital Football Members League

Aston Villa Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pride of Lions448
2.The Fear420
3.sirdennis299
4.JuanPabloAngel282
5.mike_field253
6.Melon Donkey167
7.Silhillvilla158
8.DeanoVilla154
9.BodyButter144
10.HeathfieldRoad1874137
Vital Football Comment