Aston Villa - Richard Dunne And Dusted At Villa?
UK time is: 18:39:33
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Richard Dunne And Dusted At Villa?

James Nursey of The Mirror says 31-year-old Richard Dunne is now seen as Villa`s fourth choice centre back. Big come down having moved for 5million last year and winning the Villa players` player of the season. Obviously the defence has leaked far too many goals this season having been so mean last season and if this report is right, you would expect the player to be looking for a Villa Park exit?

forum

It already doesn`t look good for Dunney as he had an argument with Gerard Houllier and clashed with Gary MCAllister over training. James Nursey does however say the club have denied the clashes.

Apparently he is now even behind Ciaran Clarke (as well as Carlos Cuellar) which makes sense if we are building for the future. The report does mention that Dunne might be difficult to move on as his wages are high (52k) and he has a 2 1/2 years left on his current deal.

Football is a funny old game though, only takes an injury and a change in attitude by the player to maybe get back in there? I wonder if they are half tempted to bring back Curtis Davies for another try? Probably not.

Amazing the difference a year has made to our defence though, it was so very solid last year and now looks like four separate parts with no understanding at all.

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday December 22 2010

Time: 9:42AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
dont be knocking dunne just yet ,off form lately but would get into most first teams.......we`ll be looking for dat hardy buck before long
paul muldrew
Report Abuse
22/12/2010 11:26:00

Dunney will come good again, i just hope it`s with us.
ASPINALL
Report Abuse
22/12/2010 11:29:00

His head's gone at villa... he'll not resurrect his form unless houllier leaves. I can't see Houllier leaving before Dunnie does.
johnnyuk
Report Abuse
22/12/2010 12:04:00

you dont go from our best defender to fourth choice its just he's totally out of shape and had a paper thin midfield in front of him most games.
themightyatom
Report Abuse
22/12/2010 13:20:00

things can turn around quickly, just needs to get his head sorted, you can't become a bad player over night, he has been poor this season but he can sort that.
The Fear
Report Abuse
22/12/2010 14:21:00

Still think Curtis can be a better defender and I'll be gutted if we let him go without another try. When he was playing alongside Laursen regularly all that time ago he looked a proper player.
PTP
Report Abuse
22/12/2010 14:29:00

Davies isn`t on the same planet.
ASPINALL
Report Abuse
22/12/2010 14:57:00

The reason Dunne has gone from a world beater to absolute tosh is because I put him in my fantasy football team! I will remedy the situation as soon as I can remember my password and watch him return to being a rock at the back and scoring at the other end.
AVbornandbred
Report Abuse
22/12/2010 16:47:00

he's just turned back into what he was at City, shame because I thought perhaps I'd got him all wrong after the way he played last season .
villan57
Report Abuse
22/12/2010 19:50:00

To be fair I reckon I'd look like a proper player playing alongside Laursen!
AVFC4ME
Report Abuse
23/12/2010 00:28:00

cant go from awesome to awful overnight - he'll hopefulluy be back!
thorpyuk
Report Abuse
23/12/2010 12:13:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Aston Villa Articles

No Burnley Party For Sherwood (Friday May 22 2015)

Benteke Looking For Burnley Joy (Friday May 22 2015)

Something For The Weekend (494) (Friday May 22 2015)

Delph Gets England Call (Thursday May 21 2015)

Gardner Talks 2015-16 & Midfield (Thursday May 21 2015)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. ClivetheVillan 889
2. Pride of Lions 846
3. col8 447
4. kefkat 349
5. The Fear 333
6. thefacehead 255
7. HeathfieldRoad1874 188
8. BodyButter 187
9. Fulford 181
10. sirdennis 162

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. WBA 37 11 11 15 -10 44
14. Leicester City 37 10 8 19 -13 38
15. Sunderland 37 7 17 13 -20 38
16. Aston Villa 37 10 8 19 -25 38
17. Newcastle 37 9 9 19 -25 36
18. Hull City 37 8 10 19 -18 34
19. Burnley 37 6 12 19 -26 30

Breaking League News

Pardew - January Was Key
Newcastle : 22/05/2015 18:29:01
Carver Not Expecting Big Sam Favour
Newcastle : 22/05/2015 18:25:00
Hart & Kompany Ahead Of Southampton
Man City : 22/05/2015 18:06:01
Pellegrini On Southampton
Man City : 22/05/2015 18:00:01
Duo In England Squad
Man City : 22/05/2015 17:46:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Villa v Burnley (home) will:
Suggested By:  Mystic Mug's Stunt Double
Win 90%
Draw 5%
Lose 5%