Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

It's Still In Our Hands

It's Still In Our Hands

Alex McLeish has said Premiership survival remains in our hands following the draw against WBA today.

Speaking to the Official Site Eck said overall he was satisifed with the days achievement:

'A point is better than non and that was a tough game. It was never going to be easy and I thought the boys gave absolutely everything and we had chance - we just couldn't get it between the sticks. It's still in our hands and we have two games to go. If we can win those two games then that's six points. One of the players in our dressing room will get the goal that matters for us, I am positive of that.'

The game certainly had a few talking points, and McLeish was quick to praise Shay Given for his late heroics to secure us a point:

'He has made a name for himself making saves like that.'

McLeish also had praise for the returning Richard Dunne:

'Richard is a leader, he had a brilliant performance - he headed everything, he read the play, he calmed the players down - it was a real top performance.'

I think whilst everyone was pleased with the point - because it was at least something - we are still far from being a happy camp.

Albion 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!



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

Writer:Mike Field
Date:Saturday April 28 2012
Time: 8:16PM

Comments

0
The Anti McLeish demo needs to be postponed - we need to be safe first. Tomorrows a big day...lets hope Chekski win...because is QPR then get nothing against Stoke either and we get at least a point off Spurs, then we are safe
bigolbear1970
28/04/2012 20:24:00
0
One of the players in our dressing room will get the goal that matters for us, I am positive of that.' grand ambitions alex.. one goal...
qldvillan
28/04/2012 20:27:00
0
Totally agree bigolbear! I don't think he will be here once season is over and that is all RL is waiting on I believe and pray...
kefkat
28/04/2012 20:28:00
0
'A point is better than non and that was a tough game." ecks entire philosiphy summed up in one line.
lerneravfc
28/04/2012 20:28:00
0
Hes lost it with comments like that. He doesnt believe we will be safe
craigy1874
28/04/2012 20:31:00
0
I just wish our survival wasn't in his hands. UTV
avfcfazza
28/04/2012 20:51:00
0
We haven't taken 6 points in 2 consecutive games yet this season. We haven't even taken 6 points in a *month* since January. Yet magically we're going to do that to close the season?
hoodwinks1
28/04/2012 20:59:00
0
There's plenty of rumours he's a dead man walking - lets all hope that this is the case come the end of the season!
thorpyuk
28/04/2012 21:30:00
0
********* bigolbeat and kefkat, the Mcleishout day should go ahead, not everyone is gonna join in but those who will are gonna try there hardest, im gonna make my voice heard...The players should grow some balls and just play and not use our protest as an excuse...Last home game and we are going to show that ***** what we think about him...It's okay saying the team needs our support but when it's given they play exactly the same anyway? ********* to it, they will be cheered, the boos will be at Mcleish. Cannot wait, finally get rid of my season ticket when it goes on the pitch.
P.Avfc
28/04/2012 22:52:00
0
It's very clear from recent comments that McLeish is gone at seasons end, waste of a season as we all knew he was the wrong man. I just can't wait to see who the new man is and we can all get behind him and be a united club once more. My money is on Martinez and I'd have Poyet as backup
AdzVilla11
28/04/2012 23:08:00
Page 1/3
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Gana Release Clause Angers Xia. RDM Wouldn't Have Let Go

Looks like the Villa owner and manager aren't happy that Gana has a release clause and is leaving.

Something For The Weekend (538)

....I do think that when players collectively allow their professional standards to fall to unacceptable levels, that maybe, a little explanation is due.

Behaviour Rules - Some Initial Reaction

Various rules on what is and isn't acceptable are being rolled out this season in an attempt to reduce 'intolerable behaviour' towards match day officials. What's the initial reaction?

One Of The Villa Failures Departs - Guzan to Boro

Aston Villa have confirmed that goalkeeper Brad Guzan has completed his move to Middlesbrough.

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)

Would you keep Scott Sinclair?
Suggested By: JP Fear
Yes, could be an asset65%
No33%
Unsure2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Barnsley 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Birmingham 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Blackburn 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Bristol City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Burton 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Leeds Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
2016 German Grand Prix - FP2
Latest Vital Boxing News
Frampton’s Banking on his Power!
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear542
2.sirdennis229
3.Fulford222
4.glensider189
5.Silhillvilla156
6.kefkat144
7.gator125
8.McParlandTheGreat104
9.1958Villan101
10.HeathfieldRoad187489
Vital Football Comment