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Great Scot! Paul's Given Backing!

Shay Given has described Paul Lambert as fantastic and he thinks the sooner we appoint a manager for next season the better.

Speaking to The Guardian whilst the 36 year old keeper continues Euro 2012 preparations with the Republic of Ireland, he said of our potential new manager:

'If that's the case - I have no idea, because I'm stuck in Italy somewhere, about what's going on at Aston Villa - but if Paul was to come in, he would be a great appointment because he is a fantastic manager. Since he took the hotseat at any club, he hs just gone all the way up all the time, so hopefully if they can get that done, that would be great news for the club.'

Seems odd for a player to speak out so positively until it's a done deal, but it's not unheard of.

Lambert should hopefully be the breath of fresh air we need to overhaul both the playing staff and the playing style so bring it on!

Paul Lambert Forum Thread

And whilst we are talking about a hungry manager Villa Win 7 Hospitality Awards - yes I am that random today. Whot whot!

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The Journalist

Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday May 31 2012

Time: 3:59PM

Your Comments

Good of Given to shay so.......
Pride of Lions
Oh very good Pride, COTVABU
irish villa
Given brown nosing already ? lmao
astonmilan
Well Shay has GIVEN his all last season so he deserves to be our No1 :)
ClivetheVillan
Give-n it a rest guys...these puns are Shay-t. ;-)
koolbill
Yayyyy - I beat the Fear-o-matic swearword-inator!
koolbill
Bit early for you to be drinking isn't it PoL lol PMSL Kool!
mike_field
OOooh, Paul is it Mikey? You're very familiar with him!!!!!!
The Fear
swearword inator! LOL
The Fear
koolbill wins the cheesey Shay Given jokes for meso far lol
ClivetheVillan
It's my middle name JF so I feel like I know him intimately! lol
mike_field
Someone tell Darren Bent he can come out now,Mcleish has gone we will be playing some attacking football next season honest lol so put the crutches away and get your shooting boots on DB9
Merlin128777
Cheers guys!
koolbill
Cheers guys!
koolbill
Given was one of the few players to express regret at Eck's sacking. Now he's one of the first to welcome Lambo? Slippery sod isn't he? Great keeper, mind.
Saurat
Can't wait to see our lads playing to the best of their ability not the worst of their ability like under the other guy
AdzVilla11
 

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