Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

A Villa Tale Of Two Full Backs!

A Villa Tale Of Two Full Backs!


Liverpool's loss, our gain!

The Daily Mirror have an interview with our right-back Luke Young who turned down a move to Anfield in the summer.

Young, who is now back in the team following the baffling exclusion under MON, said:

'I just felt that I perhaps had more of a chance, if I could get my head down and keep going, of getting in the first team at Aston Villa than I did of getting in at Liverpool. At 31, I didn't really want to go anywhere and, on matchday, feel I was there as a back-up.'

Adding he felt he would just have been back up at Anfield.

Meanwhile, our left-back Stephen Warnock has made the England squad again and Steve Staunton has told the official site: 'He was always going to make it at the top level. I was at Coventry when I first came across Stephen and played with him there. He came on loan from Liverpool. He was an aggressive full-back - and still is. That's a big part of his game. He has tremendous running power too and he's a good tackler."

Adding "You could tell in his play that he was a tenacious player - he loved a tackle. He loves to get forward as well. His all-round game is very good. That's why he was picked for the England squad.'



Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Tuesday October 5 2010
Time: 10:47AM

Comments

0
We are extremely fortunate to have two very good full backs at the club in Luke and Stephen, the latter I thought giving his best performance of the campaign at White Hart Lane this past weekend. Like many of my fellow Vital Villans, I will never be able to comprehend why we were prepared to listen to offers for Luke this past summer, particularly when you consider that replacing him with a better player would have been a nigh on impossible task, particularly with funds being somewhat limited. Been a long, long time, since the club has been so well served in the starting full back department as it is right now. Both players amongst the very best in their position in the top flight.
glensider
05/10/2010 17:42:00
0
Sorry to say I don't think Warnock has looked anything like good enough for England. Not unless we want to replicate the summer's world cup debacle. I think he has struggled this season so far. Gives the ball away, can be slow to get back, gets out of position and clumsy in the tackle. He is better in the opposition third, but still not good enough for England, surely?? Villa haven't had a choice and he seems a likeable lad, plus he always bgives 100%, so no complaints, but England??
144wittonlane
05/10/2010 21:34:00
0
Best news I had this summer was that Young was still going to be a villa player!
Revdpete
06/10/2010 00:43:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Dear Keith Wynes

DJFrance liked what he heard on Radio WM from CEO Keith Wyness...

Stats: Aston Villa v Derby

All the stats from Aston Villa (1) vs (0) Derby, Villa Park, 25/2/17 Att: 30,935

Aston Villa v Derby - Team Sheets

Aston Villa are at Villa Park with Derby the visitors for the latest Championship game.

Aston Villa v Derby - Follow Live On Twitter

Aston Villa are at Villa Park with Derby the visitors today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

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)

Derby MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Johnstone3%
Hutton38%
Chester31%
Baker11%
Taylor1%
Bacuna5%
Jedinak1%
Adomah0%
Lansbury1%
Green4%
Kodjia0%
Sub - Amavi0%
Sub - Bjarnason5%
Sub - Gardner0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 33 21 8 4 71 31
2 Newcastle 33 22 4 7 70 37
3 Huddersfield 33 20 5 8 65 8
4 Leeds Utd 34 19 4 11 61 12
5 Reading 34 18 6 10 60 2
6 Sheff Wed 34 17 7 10 58 9
7 Fulham 33 14 11 8 53 17
8 Preston 34 14 10 10 52 5
9 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
10 Barnsley 34 14 8 12 50 4
11 Derby County 33 13 9 11 48 6
12 Cardiff 34 13 7 14 46 -2
13 Brentford 33 12 7 14 43 2
14 Birmingham 34 11 10 13 43 -13
15 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
16 Q.P.R. 34 11 7 16 40 -11
17 Aston Villa 33 9 12 12 39 -7
18 Forest 34 10 7 17 37 -12
19 Burton 34 9 9 16 36 -13
20 Wolves 32 9 8 15 35 -5
21 Bristol City 33 9 6 18 33 -6
22 Wigan 34 7 10 17 31 -10
23 Blackburn 32 7 9 16 30 -13
24 Rotherham 34 4 5 25 17 -45
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Some drivers do not deserve to be in Formula One
Latest Vital Boxing News
Campbell Crushes Lopez Inside Two Rounds
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Feb 28 2017 7:45PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Rotherham United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Huddersfield Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear445
2.JuanPabloAngel385
3.sirdennis361
4.Silhillvilla229
5.Fulford227
6.Melon Donkey207
7.villasince67197
8.Villan57167
9.kefkat156
10.McParlandTheGreat156
Vital Football Comment