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The Villa Times - 24/02/2012

The Villa Times - 24/02/2012

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Wadey`s Something for the weekend, excellent as ever: Click Here

Sky, amongst others, say that Villa have opened contract talks with defender Carlos Cuellar...Carlos Cuellar Being Offered New Villa Deal?

The title sort of says it all: Bent Makes England Squad + FIVE Ex Villans

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Robbie Keane hasn't ruled out a return to the club saying he has loved his time at B6 and he thanks everybody for making him feel at home. Speaking to the Official Site ahead of his final game against Wigan, Keane said: Keane Has Enjoyed His Spell At Villa

Following the words of praise thrown in the direction of Robbie Keane by Gary Gardner especially (and others), the Irishman has returned the favour. Speaking to the Official Site before he departs for LA following the Wigan game, Keane took time out to talk about our current batch of youngsters and he's said he believes the fans should be very positive about the work the Academy does and the players that are now in the first team fold. Full article Keane Believes In Our Next Generation

Official: Villa now have a social media account to provide updates and reports to supporters across China. The relationship with Sohu began after a media visit by a Far East delegation to Bodymoor Heath. The mass of regional TV and national internet providers were amazed by the facilities and impressed with our academy graduate scheme and youth development programme. The visit led to further discussions with Sohu and culminated in the creation of the Weibo account. Weibo is a Chinese microblogging website akin to a hybrid of Twitter and Facebook. Full details:

Bit of fun/fluff on official site: Weimann hungry to succeed but not starving thanks to cook Lichaj

And again, think we`ve covered Robbie Keane enough now, but a bit on the official site from Gary Gardner: Gardner: Learning from Keane has been an 'amazing honour'

Alex McLeish believes that Collins and Carlos will be a formidable rock in the centre of our defence whilst Richard Dunne is out injured. Speaking to the Official Site Eck said he had total trust in Carlos to come in and do a job, and put in performances like he did at left back recently: McLeish Backs Carlos To Shine

Lawro v Mystic Mug: WHY NOT GO FOR IT? Lawro v Mystic

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Alex McLeish has praised Charles N'Zogbia for the effort he has been putting into training and he believes the extra work he has been doing in the gym has produced a great result. Speaking to the Official Site McLeish said: McLeish Praises N'Zogbia's Application

It's a Villa love-fest lately with all the players praising each's making me all hot. This time round Andy 'the Weeman' Weimann has thanked Darren Bent. Quotes: Weimann Returns Bent Plaudits

Roberto Martinez has said he is a little worried that Charles N'Zogbia will find his form when the two teams meet and he'd rather he came good later. Speaking to Sky Sports the Wigan manager said he was hoping Charlie wouldn't put in a performance he was capable of, but he did back him to come good at the Villa saying his lack of form is just one of those things that can happen to a player when they do make a move. Full article: Martinez Fears N'Zogbia

Previous Villa Times: The Villa Times - 22/02/2012

Thought for the day: "I'm trying to solve a murder mystery, but the only clue is a broken calculator found at the crime scene. Something doesn't add up."

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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Friday February 24 2012
Time: 5:20PM


a truimph, bravo, excellent, hurrah!
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