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Villa Fan Will Be Cheering O'Neill All The Way

Villa Fan Will Be Cheering O'Neill All The Way

Martin's Return !

On Saturday afternoon at 3 O'clock, Villa as you well know will play host to Sunderland and of course Martin O'Neil (a hero but abandoned ship).

This time two years ago this fixture would have been classed as a straight forward fixture where 3 points was a certainty, but as we know to well now, is that this is a game were we would be difficult to get a point out of.

This isn't the Villa i used to know, which is really sad because in the last 2 years the team i dearly love has collapsed to its knees, some would even say its a club in free fall.

The 2009-10 season as a fan is one of the greatest seasons I've ever seen as supporter of the claret and blue. It was a season where we could score as many as 6 goals in a match... 6-4 against Blackburn 5-2 against Burnley 2-4 against Reading 1-3 Liverpool 2-1 Chelsea 0-1 Man Utd

Some of these results against weaker sides, but we were in an era were we could DEMOLISH a side such as these, whilst also being able to claim a few extraordinary results.

Now I'm not saying the season was all fantastic i.e. 7-1 against Chelsea, but you could certainly say by a mile that season was 1st class. Maybe it was because of the calibre of players we had, Milner and Young (diver). But some would say it was because of a certain Irish man, who produced 3 consecutive 6th place finishes, and bought some brilliant players, but on the occasion bought some duds as well.

His positives outweighed his weaknesses in my honest opinion, disagree if you may but its for you to decide. The first final in 10 years at Wembley and a semi-final also shows the progression we were making, despite it taking 3 years. Since the shocking news were MON left, the club has lost that spark were teams used to see us as a tough game.

Now come the days of McLeish. One of the worst managers i have ever seen. The fact that he was manager of Blues was never the issue for me when he joined the club I'll stat that now. 2 relegation's in 3 seasons, and a Carling Cup win that came at the hands of an Arsenal mistake BY THE WAY doesn't to me give him the right to be the man who would create stability for a big club such as Aston Villa FC. Game after game, we see defensive tactics that don't even work, attractive football hahaha what a joke.

McLeish could have a team with Ronaldo and Messi, and still make us look crap. He simply cant understand how a club like us should play. Houllier at least tried to attack. We cant escape the fact we are the most boring team in the league, as much as i hate that statement but its a reality check. So when Martin O'Neil (the perfect man to be manager at Villa) despite leaving us 5 days before a season due to financial issues, I would any day of the week welcome him back with open arms, as I know many of you Villa fans would as well.

I know we have been injury ravished this season, and unfortunately Petrov (legend) was diagnosed with leukaemia, #pray4stan, we should unite as the massive fan base we are and make sure this Scottish idiot is relieved of his duties. I know some may say we should support the team in current times, but we wouldnt be in this situation if he was here. On Saturday I will be at the game, SINGING, yes SINGING.... Martin O'Neil's Claret and Blue army, with the hope that McLeish being a former blue will know that my opinion is he will NEVER be respected by me as a Villa Fan. Hopefully he will get the message that HE WILL NEVER BE AS GOOD AS MARTIN.

Hopefully he will notice he has no future at the club.

Hopefully the board will pick up on the fact that they let go one of THE BEST MANAGERS IN THE LEAGUE AND POSSIBLY EUROPE!!! If you are also there on Saturday, join me in LETTING MARTIN O'NEIL KNOW HE IS STILL LOVED BY THE VILLA DESPITE THE PAST UTV!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Forum thread: Click Here and don't forget our current poll asks your opinion on MON's return.

Writer:Carew AV
Date:Wednesday April 18 2012
Time: 11:37AM


That article made my stomach turn. Big Ron & Brian Little both have better records than that bespectacled ***** yet O'Neill can do no wrong in some people's eyes. He bent us over & shafted us good & proper yet some will cheer him? Insanity.
18/04/2012 12:01:00
So, you don't care he was a Blues manager but you finish by saying "with the hope that McLeish being a former blue will know that my opinion is he will NEVER be respected by me as a Villa Fan" O'Neill is old news. He walked out in a hissy fit, at exactly the wrong time, in exactly the wrong manner, and left us with a mountain to climb last season. I agree the appointment of Alex McLeish has not seemed sensible, but that doesn't excuse what Martin did.
18/04/2012 12:07:00
The main sentiment of this article is that MON was a better Aston Villa manager results-wise than Alex McLeish. It's a comparison between a man who had 4 seasons and a net spend of around £82million and a man who hasn't finished 1 season and has spent a lot less. I'm not saying he's wrong and I think if we were doing better than we are, this article wouldn't exist.
18/04/2012 12:11:00
Agree Rawlie. No time for him. 'Singing Martin O'Neill's claret and blue army?!?!' Whaaaat??? Insanity, yes. Speechless.
18/04/2012 12:11:00
Complete and utter drivel!!! 3 consecutive 6th place finishes is not first class - especially when you've spent a fortune to achieve it buying more 'duds' than 'brilliant' players. To refer to this nasty piece of work as a 'hero' is an insult to the likes of M Laursen, I Taylor, G Taylor & Big Ron - people from Villas recent history who genuinely have our club in their heart. O'Neil did a good job, no more. I for one, along with so many other fans, will NEVER forgive this nasty, self serving little man for the way he behaved and I wish the very worst on him (professionally) for the rest of his career.
18/04/2012 12:15:00
In addition, if Aston Villa had won the Carling Cup by an opposition mistake, would it be remembered as a fluke win or "the lucky break we needed in a hard-fought, well-deserved victory that has been long overdue for our great club"?
18/04/2012 12:26:00
Absolute joke
18/04/2012 12:27:00
McGrath4Pope: I couldn't put it better myself. Mon is only interested in himself. Nothing more. He proved himself a limited manager over time by over spending and eventually under-achieving in terms of the results/ spend ratio. Then when asked to manage his business like most people have to manage theirs, he chucked his toys out. He treated us with contempt and in return deserves no less himself. I still cannot understand why he received a pay off but no doubt as an ex-lawyer, or law student, he played his cards well once he had decided to leave, whenever that was.
18/04/2012 12:31:00
Dear me, the lunatics are have taken over the asylum. Your highness MoN almost bankrupted us for Christ's sake! Don't boo him, but definitely turn your back.
18/04/2012 12:33:00
I'll be throwing my balti pie at him. Gutless, selfish traitor.
18/04/2012 12:40:00
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