Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Villa In Leukaemia Support Drive

Villa In Leukaemia Support Drive

Villa are backing two leading charities in the fight against Leukaemia.

Villa's community relations team and AVTV spent time with research expert Professor Charles Craddock and were shown around the Centre for Clinical Haematology at the QE. Professor Craddock is a medical director at Anthony Nolan Trust and also works closely with Cure Leukaemia.

For a video of the visit please Click Here.

As well as raising awareness, the club are also backing 'Register and Run' to increase willing donars to come forward, and to raise £25,000 to fund a nurse for one year.

At our final home game against Spurs fans can join the Anthony Nolan stem cell register by going to the Indoor Academy pre kick off and providing a small saliva sample. The charity uses these samples to match donors to patients in need of a stem cell transplant, and when a match is found they are asked to donate their stem cells in a process similar to giving blood.

The charity in particular are looking for men between the ages of 18-30 as apparently they make the best donars, but account for just 12% of the register as it stands.

Cure Leukaemia will also be in attendance and will be looking for fans to sign up for a fun run which will take place at Sutton Park on May 27. Fans can run, walk, or jog the course and all funds raised will go towards funding a research nurse to administer drugs to patients who have come to the end of readily available treatments on the NHS.

Application forms for the fun run are also available from www.cureleukaemia.co.uk or by phoning 0121 371 4367.

Vital Villa on: facebook

Vital Villa on: twitter

Join Vital Villa

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

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Mike Field
Date:Friday April 27 2012
Time: 5:45PM

Comments

0
Great, I know an awful lot of hard work has gone into this. I know a few connected with the excellent charity.
The Fear
27/04/2012 17:52:00
0
Brilliant. Watch the press from Tuesday, there will also be ways of expressing solidarity with Stan.
revdpete
27/04/2012 18:07:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Who Will Aston Villa Face In 2016/17 (3/5/16)

With less than a handful of games remaining in the 2015/16 campaign, some promotions and relegations in the football pyramid are already known.

Villa To Break The Bank For McCormack?

It's being reported that Aston Villa are hugely interested in Fulham goal machine Ross McCormack.

Pearson In Limbo With Takeover

It was being being reported over the weekend that former Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson was now the favourite to take the Villa Park hotseat in the Championship next season.

Siegrist Takes Ainsworth Praise

Young goalkeeper Benjamin Siegrist had slipped off the radar lately.

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Editor email
Profile
Mike Field
Editor email
Profile
Steve Wade
no email
Profile
Villa_Grizzly
no email
Profile
Turkish Penguin
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile
Chris Heath
no email
Profile
M Calucar
no email
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Watford MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Bunn3%
Clark52%
Lescott1%
Toner3%
Hutton2%
Westwood12%
Gana1%
Bacuna2%
Cissokho1%
Ayew17%
Gestede3%
Sub - Sanchez0%
Sub - Sinclair3%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 36 22 11 3 77 30
2 Spurs 36 19 13 4 70 39
3 Arsenal 36 19 10 7 67 25
4 Man City 36 19 7 10 64 30
5 Man Utd 35 17 9 9 60 12
6 West Ham 35 15 14 6 59 17
7 Southampton 36 16 9 11 57 14
8 Liverpool 35 15 10 10 55 11
9 Chelsea 35 12 12 11 48 7
10 Stoke 36 13 9 14 48 -14
11 Everton 35 10 14 11 44 6
12 Watford 35 12 8 15 44 -6
13 Swansea 36 11 10 15 43 -13
14 WBA 36 10 11 15 41 -14
15 AFC Bournemouth 36 11 8 17 41 -20
16 Crystal Palace 36 10 9 17 39 -10
17 Newcastle 36 8 9 19 33 -25
18 Sunderland 35 7 11 17 32 -18
19 Norwich 35 8 7 20 31 -26
R Aston Villa 36 3 7 26 16 -45
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
The messiest start of Kvyat's career
Latest Vital Boxing News
Hughie Fury Wins After Cut Stops Fight
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 3:00PM : Newcastle United (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 15 2016 3:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pride of Lions104
2.kefkat50
3.The Fear40
4.sirdennis25
5.villasince6722
6.Silhillvilla20
7.LORD RON SAUNDERS15
8.DeanoVilla14
9.Thomas Holte14
10.col813
Vital Football Comment