UK time is: 22:22:31
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Hopeful On Gabby, Collins Likely Out

Alex McLeish has said he is hopeful that Gabby will be fine for the Bolton game, but he doesn't think James Collins will make it.

With both players having to be substituted in today's game against Sunderland, the initial prognosis wasn't too good, but it seems that Gabby's injury isn't quite as bad as first feared.

Speaking to Sky Sports after the game our manager explained that he had hope for Gabby returning in time for our 15 pointer against Bolton, but he was very doubtful that Collins would be fit in time for Tuesday:

'James has got to be doubtful, it's difficult to see someone recovering when they have pulled a groin muscle. Gabby is better news. He has a shoulder injury, but we believe he could play on Tuesday - so we will keep our fingers crossed for Gabby leading the line again.'

Will we see Warnock restored to the side or will we finally get to see Clarkie get another run out at centre back?

Sunderland Match Thread or, if you prefer Gabby's Forum Thread.

Vital Villa on: facebook

Vital Villa on: twitter

Join Vital Villa

It's easy to REGISTER, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!




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: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday April 21 2012

Time: 7:18PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Why get excited about Gabby or Heskey for that matter leading the line ... both show a lotos huff and puff but neither score on a regular basis ... thats our problem .... stick another youngster in at least they will have more of a go. Why not
Eddy1
Report Abuse
22/04/2012 01:44:00

Ain't bothered if neither make it for Tuesday TBH.
Pride of Lions
Report Abuse
22/04/2012 09:48:00

Weimann and Delfouenso - you know it makes sense.....
JuanPabloAngel
Report Abuse
22/04/2012 19:50:00

Heskey and Weimann seemed to work together quite well. Weimann got on the end of the flick ons several times
Jongekki
Report Abuse
22/04/2012 23:38:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Sinclair, Demba Ba & Others (Thursday January 29 2015)

An Interview With Carles Gil (Thursday January 29 2015)

Steer Won't Get Yeovil Loan Extension? (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Weimann Wants Wembley (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Leicester FA Cup Tie Chosen For TV (Wednesday January 28 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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. The Fear 1113
2. ClivetheVillan 765
3. Pride of Lions 686
4. Freeman14 685
5. Villan57 439
6. thefacehead 343
7. sirdennis 330
8. kefkat 318
9. CDX_EIRE 293
10. DeanoVilla 261

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Everton 22 5 8 9 -4 23
13. Crystal Palace 22 5 8 9 -8 23
14. WBA 22 5 7 10 -9 22
15. Aston Villa 22 5 7 10 -14 22
16. Sunderland 22 3 11 8 -14 20
17. Burnley 22 4 8 10 -15 20
18. Hull City 22 4 7 11 -10 19

Breaking League News

Swansea City Agree Fee For Southampton's Cork
Swansea : 29/01/2015 20:01:00
FA Youth Cup - Chelsea 6 Swansea 0
Chelsea : 29/01/2015 19:10:00
Allardyce Talks Liverpool (a)
West Ham : 29/01/2015 18:53:00
Mutch Departs For Palace
Q.P.R. : 29/01/2015 18:46:00
Ameobi Returns
Newcastle : 29/01/2015 17:41:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vital Villa January Player Of The Month
Suggested By:  JP Fear
Guzan 7%
Clark 9%
Baker 0%
Okore 51%
Cissokho 1%
Hutton 5%
Sanchez 15%
Westwood 0%
Gil 9%
Delph 1%
Cleverley 0%
Benteke 1%
Weimann 0%
Gabby 1%