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The Villa Times - 23/12/2010

The Villa Times - 23/12/2010

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My interview (bit of a man one) on Vital Spurs: Click Here

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Villa v Spurs ticket news: Click Here

Mystic Mug and Lawro face off for Villa v Spurs: Click Here

Vital Villa asked.... IF Ash Young won't sign what do you do? our survey said...! Click Here

An interview with me in the Sunday Mercury .... whoops! Click Here

Bumper transfer news, not sure any of it much good but hey ho! Details: Click Here

Summer exodus? I concur, this will happen, not sure how active January can possibly be but the summer will be very exciting: Villa Exodus - Move! Move! Move! Worth it just for the two Bob Marley songs!

Live webchat answers with one Ian Taylor, there`s only one Ian taylor on the official site: Click Here

Vital Villa asked: What do Villa need most in Jan? No surprise really, been what we have needed for about 10 years?! 81% said striker. Goalie 7% Playmaker 6% Defender 4% Midfielder 2% All easier said than done though eh!?

Our latest poll asks IF (IF) Ashley Young won`t commit to a new contract, what do you do, sell now (or summer) or let him run down his contract? See also: Ashley Young Fit Again AND NOT FOR SALE?

Welcome to the Aston Villa ´Recruit a Villan´ programme, an exciting supporter recruitment Scheme for our Season Ticket Holders. We're sure you'll agree that we all prefer a packed Villa Park. The Manager and the players certainly do - and it undoubtedly has a positive effect on results. Imagine the sense of pride you'd feel as the attendance is displayed on screen, a round of applause goes across the stadium and you know that you've had a hand in reaching that figure. So this is where our Season Ticket Holders come in.. Full details: Recruit A Villan

Villa CEO Paul Faulkner has been talking to Matt Kendrick at The Birmingham Mail. According to Paul Randy Lerner is as dedicated as ever to Villa. 'He`s as dedicated as he`s ever been, absolutely. When he bought the club it was always a plan where you knew you were going to have to pay the price to buy it, then spend on players initially and over a number of years.' Full article: Randy Lerner Is As Dedicated To Villa As Ever

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? Full article: Richard Dunne And Dusted At Villa?

More transfer talk! Click Here

Previous Villa Times: The Villa Times - 21/12/2010

Award winning groundsman Jonathan Calderwood talks to AVTV about battling with the weather:

Thought for the day: 'Why did the surrealist cross the road? Because lemon.'

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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Thursday December 23 2010
Time: 12:00PM

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