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The Villa Times - 20/04/2012

The Villa Times - 20/04/2012

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Wadey: So are we waving or drowning?.........We're about to find out.... Something For The Weekend (379)

The Star said Alex is going, The Sun disagree!!! Article: The Sun Say Alex McLeish STAYS!

Mali international and AS Nancy midfielder Bakaye Traore linked to Villa plus all the other links: Villa Transfer Talk... Mali International Linked

Injury update on striker Darren Bent: Darrent Bent 'Bang On Course' And Getting Better

Four of our walking wounded should return to contention for the Sunderland match after resuming training. Speaking to the Official Site ahead of the 12 pointer and return of Martin O'Neill, McLeish revealed that Chris Herd, Marc Albrighton and Ciaran Clark will be fit enough to be in contention for the first team. It's also possible that Stephen Warnock will return in time to figure in the game: Fighting Fit For Sunderland

Alex McLeish has said that Nathan Baker has shown he will have a fine career in the Premier League following his recent performances, but of course, he has more to learn. Speaking to the Official Site McLeish said the 20 year old had a very good chance of staking a claim for a regular spot next season after his development this term: McLeish Wants Baker To Be Ugly

Quotes from former Blues on loan (from Barcelona) player (he played 19 times) Alexander Hleb about his time at Blues under Alex McLeish.Alexander Hleb Rips Into McLeish 'Tactics'.

An interesting post from McGrath4Pope in the forum: "The imminent return of O'Neil this weekend has stirred up a lot of feelings - positive and negative. One of the biggest arguments on here seems to be to what extent did O'Neil waste the support afforded to him by Randy. I've seen claims that the majority of the signings were successes and so have decided to waste some time at work rating them and offering my opinion for what it's worth!" Full article: Martin O'Neill's Signings For Villa

Villan Of The North: Let me start this post by stating that I do not think McLeish is a good manager, however, this may not be for the same reasons that most other rate him as poor. AMC gets regularly criticised for his tactics and his transfer dealings. Well let's look at these one at a time:- Article: McLeish Tactics & Transfers

Ha, the title says it all... or does it? Read on: Did Someone Mention PIES??!?!?!

A simple poll: How will you respond to MON returning to Villa Park? Poll Date: 17 Apr 2012 Suggested By: Carew AV Legend Results: Poll Results... How Will You Respond To MON?

Sir Alex has his say about Ashley Young diving ... see our forum thread, go back a page or two and there is a funny (rude so adult only!) video: Click Here

McLeish, pre- Sunderland:

Pre-Sunderland: @VillasHerc in The Dressing Room Before Sunderland

Previous Villa Times: The Villa Times - 18/04/2012

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