Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

The Villa Times - 04/09/2010

The Villa Times - 04/09/2010


Unoial Villa News...



Goalkeeper Andy Marshall has rejoined us with a one year deal to give some goalkeeping cover. Marshall had been released in June but Kevin MacDonald has tempted the 35-year-old back. Quotes: Andy Marshall Returns To Villa!

Fieldy: Andreas Weimann faces a few months on the sidelines as the ankle injury sustained against Rapid Vienna requires surgery. Kevin MacDonald has confirmed the 19 year old striker will require surgery on his ankle, and it's likely he will be out until October. Details: Surgery For The Weeman

Wadey: A pair of socks - how nice!....It feels a bit like Christmas has come early, being a Villa fan right now, as there is a wonderful array of beautifully wrapped parcels glinting in the lights under the tree; and they could be anything. They could be remote-controlled helicopters and missile-firing tanks to scare the cat, and there could be fancy bottles of scotch guaranteed to tingle the tonsils to orgasm at the first sip. There could be all sorts of stuff you never knew you wanted but are in fact, the one thing your life is missing. Full column: Something For The Weekend (297)

General Krulak is still batting the questions in the forums and no doubt reading the threads of doom with 'don't get that manager' and 'don't get that one either' ! GK said: 'I am away for 2 days and the Boards get pretty rough. Full article including HH2 (Vital Villa member) on why this decision is so crucial... General Krulak On Manager Search & Villa Fan Plea

Oh damn it. Looks like James Collins has picked up a nasty injury playing for Wales. Manager John Toshack was furious that despite an elbow in the face of the Villa defender no action was taken. full details: Gulp... James Collins Picks Up Injury

Stephen Ireland should be fit for the away game v Stoke a week Monday... phew. Stephen Ireland Should Be Fit For Stoke

Right, what madness do we have to contend with today?! The Sun have a link that some have already mentioned in the forums. Apparently former Italy manager Roberto Donadoni (I thought he was one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? Then again, I need to get our more) is interested in taking the managers job at Villa. + Houllier to be announced Monday? Petrov wants Big Mac? Full article: Teenage Mutant Turtle Linked To Villa Job?

And Friday it was Houllier: So Now The Press Say Houllier But No Sven!

Some interesting threads in the forums with reference to managers:

Curbishley: Click Here
Houllier: Click Here
Jol: Click Here
PL managers with experience: Click Here

(All contain strong views/adult language)

Reminder, SCG feedback needed: Supporters Consultation Group - Feedback Needed

And another reminder: London To Paris - Sir Graham Of Taylor

International round up on the official site: www.avfc.co.uk

Villa promo: Join us for an insightful lunch with guest speaker Digby, Lord Jones of Birmingham, Kt, at our latest Network Villa event. The former Trade Minister will be sharing his words of wisdom and answering your questions. Enjoy a drinks reception and two-course lunch with networking in one of our pitch view suites. The event is free to Network Villa members. It is £25 (plus VAT) for members guests and £35 (plus VAT) for non-members. For more information and to book places please call Nicole Evans on 0800 612 0960 (option 2).

Claire Boden: Domestic football takes a backseat this weekend as international action comes to the fore. Despite Gabby Agbonlahor not being included in Fabio Capello's latest England squad, the three-cap Villa striker has revealed his personal pride when donning the Three Lions jersey. Following England's indifferent World Cup campaign in South Africa this summer, boss Capello earmarked Agbonlahor as a key player for England in the future. Full article: www.avfc.co.uk

Villa v Blackburn Rovers tickets on sale: www.avfc.co.uk

Mat Kendrick: GERARD Houllier is weighing up whether to kickstart a French revolution at Villa Park as the club`s new manager, according to sources in France. Article: www.birminghammail.net

Thought for the day: It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride's father would supply his son-in-law with all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the honey month, which we know today as the honeymoon.



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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Saturday September 4 2010
Time: 11:05AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

A Barnsley Return & Chelsea Youngster Incoming?

It's been reported today that Steve Bruce will return to Oakwell for another deal over the summer and also that we have our eyes on prolific Chelsea youngster Tammy Abraham.

The Villa Times - 24/04/2017 (Aston Villa News Round-up)

The latest Aston Villa news and views following the ding dong derby via the uno fish ial one...

Video Highlights & Full Post Match Coverage - Villa v Blues

Full round up of the coverage and video match highlights Villa v Blues.

Bragging Rights Won. Blow The Performance. Fan Reaction

For this match (and this match only) blow the performance, it's the win and bragging rights in a local derby. Fan reactions...

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)

Birmingham MotM
Suggested By:
Johnstone5%
Hutton29%
Chester3%
Baker18%
Taylor4%
Lansbury0%
Jedinak6%
Bacuna0%
Adomah0%
Grealish0%
Hogan0%
Sub-Agbonlahor33%
Sub-Gardner1%
Sub-Hourihane1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
2 Newcastle 43 26 7 10 85 37
3 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
4 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
5 Huddersfield 43 24 6 13 78 2
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 43 16 13 14 61 5
12 Aston Villa 44 16 13 15 61 0
13 Cardiff 44 16 11 17 59 -2
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 43 15 10 18 55 -2
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 44 11 14 19 47 -22
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
F1 prediction competition open for Russia
Latest Vital Boxing News
Has Father Time Caught Up with Klitschko?
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pride of Lions337
2.JuanPabloAngel335
3.sirdennis242
4.The Fear218
5.Silhillvilla194
6.Melon Donkey159
7.HeathfieldRoad1874152
8.kefkat138
9.Sasquatch130
10.BBJ98
Vital Football Comment