Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Which Players Would You Keep + Hokey-Cokey

Which Players Would You Keep + Hokey-Cokey


Looks like Nigel Hokey-Cokey's luck might have changes as Gerard Houllier has been singing the midfielders praises.

NRC, who looked certain to leave under MON appears to have a fresh chance under our new boss.

GH said:

'I think he has done well for us. We needed someone who has got the grit to win the ball back. He has got a specific job for the team and he is doing it well. Don't forget, he has hardly played since the beginning of the season. We need to get him into games. He can read the game also, because he is like a vacuum sweeper in front of the defence. He can pick up the ball from the opposition in an area where we need to.'

forum

He also adds that the whole team have to work at regaining possession and winning the ball, not rely on just a few.

Talking of Hokey Cokey - amongst others, we asked in our last poll:

Which of these potential bosmans would you keep?

NRC and Carew 48%
Nigel Reo-Coker 21%
Sidwell, Carew and NRC 13%
None, sell for nominal in Jan 8%
John Carew 4%
None, let them leave in summer 3%
Sidwell and NRC 2%
Sidwell and Carew 1%
Steve Sidwell 0%



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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Saturday October 2 2010
Time: 2:16PM

Comments

0
I think the majority of Villa fans have always wanted to keep NRC and to have him play. It shows how wrong managers can get things. Similar to when MON didnt play Luke Young, he played a game and the fans cheers his every touch.
AndyFC
02/10/2010 16:20:00
0
100% correct villa_de Carew was totally inept today ... he may be a fan favourite but we need forwards to snap up the chances we create... and Keane at 29 is not the option
Eddy1
03/10/2010 00:25:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Staged or Real?

Recent Aston Villa Articles

November MotM Nomination - Bruce

The November nominations for the Sky Bet Championship Manager of the Month Award are in.

Match Day Officials v Wigan (10/12/16)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Wigan Athletic this weekend.

FAYC - Bristol City 0 Aston Villa 2

Aston Villa's next generation booked their place in the FA Youth Cup fourth round last night with victory over Bristol City.

Mumbai Street Kids Turning Claret&Blue Thanks To Steve Todd

What a great thing this was. Villa tops donated to the street kids of Mumbai.

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)

The Vital Villa Player Of November
Suggested By: JP Fear
Gollini5%
Hutton1%
Chester3%
Baker7%
Westwood3%
Amavi3%
Jedinak30%
Gardner1%
Grealish2%
Gestede1%
Kodjia34%
Adomah 7%
Ayew2%
Other1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 19 11 6 2 39 17
3 Reading 19 10 4 5 34 1
4 Leeds Utd 19 10 2 7 32 3
5 Birmingham 19 8 7 4 31 2
6 Sheff Wed 19 9 4 6 31 1
7 Norwich 19 9 3 7 30 4
8 Huddersfield 19 9 3 7 30 -3
9 Derby County 19 8 5 6 29 4
10 Fulham 19 7 7 5 28 9
11 Bristol City 19 8 3 8 27 4
12 Barnsley 19 7 4 8 25 3
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Preston 19 7 4 8 25 1
15 Aston Villa 19 5 10 4 25 1
16 Ipswich 19 6 6 7 24 -2
17 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
18 Brentford 19 6 4 9 22 -2
19 Burton 19 5 7 7 22 -4
20 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
21 Blackburn 19 5 5 9 20 -7
22 Cardiff 19 5 4 10 19 -12
23 Wigan 19 4 6 9 18 -5
24 Rotherham 19 1 4 14 7 -26
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Vettel's future is clear
Latest Vital Boxing News
Golden Boy Half Saunders Pay Offer Shock
Write for Vital Football

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Norwich City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 18 2016 12:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Burton Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 29 2016 7:45PM : Leeds United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Cardiff City (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear185
2.JuanPabloAngel116
3.HeathfieldRoad187484
4.sirdennis76
5.BodyButter63
6.TuBBz62
7.Wurzel46
8.Stephen Jay Hawkings43
9.DeanoVilla37
10.Melon Donkey32
The Vital Football Members League