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The Final Manager Link List... !

The Final Manager Link List... !

Just for prosperity really... the final who do we want and manager links list with all but the right reports crossed out!

Hope the coverage has been ok folks, we wanted to update and list the links and obviously discuss the different managers we could go for/were linked to but wanted also to avoid the EXCLUSIVE when we know it isn't and the 'sources' + announcements that mislead.

It doesn't always chase the 'hits' the same but it is how we like to roll on Vital, honest and straight up!

Manager Talk:

The latest odds: Click Here (includes links to forum threads... click the Steve Bruce one, it makes for very interesting reading!)

Poll results (from a list of five potential managers) and also the two front runners: Two Front Runners & A Mystery Third?!

The board are looking to re-invigorate: Click Here

Timing? Do We Need A Manager Quickly Or Just Right One?

Latest poll: Villa Fans Nervous But Hopeful Over Manager

The massive which manager would you like thread and poll: Click Here

Why Villa job is one of the best in the business...Why Villa Job Is One Of The Best

Bumper poll round up: Click Here


Paul Lambert:

Lambert forum thread: Paul Lambert

And then we move on.....! PAUL LAMBERT - Approach Expected In Next 24 Hours
Hotting up? Looks like it if press reports are right: Lambert Quits Over Villa Discussions?

Taken a fair bit of the positive stuff about Lambert including Journo bits and also his record at all clubs in management (see bottom, the win ratio is very very good)... all in one article, what more could you ask for...! Article: POSITIVE Talk About Paul Lambert & His Record

Villa and Scotland midfielder Barry Bannan has not long since been on Sky Sports news. He told them IF Paul Lambert is the man, he thinks it will be good. Quotes: Bannan Backs Lambert Appointment

As the title suggests really: Interview With A Norwich Fan About Paul Lambert

Only a snippet but it made me laugh! LOL - Paul Lambert Riled By Villa Questions

Most of the press pointing to Martinez but James Nursey at the Mirror thinks Paul Lambert: Click Here

Paul Lambert Set For Villa Talks Next?

Next Manager Links Begin - Paul Lambert?

Young Hungry Dynamic? Managers Linked To Villa

We also have a poll in the forum, Lambert v Ole! Click Here


Roberto Martinez:

Roberto Martinez forum thread: Roberto Martinez

Whelan says that Martinez is staying at Wigan: Click Here

30/05/2012 Fingers Pointing Towards Roberto Martinez

27/05/2012: Villa Agreed Deal With Martinez? Can't Be Right!

Time limit to be imposed for Roberto Martinez to make up his mind: Tic Toc - Make Yer Mind Up Martinez Says His Boss

Newer links (24/05/2012) Press Now Looking Towards Martinez For Villa

Roberto Martinez article: Villa Fan Says Return For Roberto Martinez and Click Here

Whelan won`t block Martinez: Click Here

One fan says Martinez? No thanks: Click Here

I thought I'd get the inside scoop from Worbo from Vital Wigan... here we go: 1) So, links to Roberto Martinez again. What is the general feeling at Wigan amongst fans? Full interview: Interview With A Wigan Fan On Roberto Martinez

Daily Mail Say Villa Have Spoken To Martinez


Roberto Di Matteo forum thread: Click Here

And now the press have picked up on his link: Roberto Di Matteo Now Linked (Old Rumour!)

Growing rumours, this one 27/05/2012: Click Here

An interview with our very own Merlin from Vital Chelsea: *Di Matteo* An Interview With A Chelsea Fan


Andreas Villa Boas: AVB for AVFC....Why Not?

Forum thread: Click Here

Interview with Chelsea fan: *Andre Villas Boas* Interview With A Chelsea Fan



Gus Poyet linked: Gus Poyet Wanted By Aston Villa? and forum thread: Click Here

Simon Grayson

Mark Hughes: Click Here

Rafa Benitez: Click Here

Gareth Southgate: Click Here and forum thread: Click Here

Peter Withe says he`d love the Villa job: Peter Withe Wants To Make Villa Great Again and forum thread: Click Here

John Gregory return anyone? Forum thread/poll: Click Here

Mick McCarthy LOL: Mick McCarthy IS NOT Coming To Villa

Capello Snubs Villa (SPOOF)

Martin Laursen not just yet Martin Laursen Has A Dream - But Not Just Yet!
Forum thread: Click Here

Domingos Paciencia? No me neither.... New Name In The Manager Hat

Paul Ince

Jurgen Klinsmann

Chris Hughton

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer:

Forum thread: Click Here

Lazy National Press - Ole DID NOT TURN VILLA DOWN

Solskjaer No Longer In Running

Ole NOT Offered Villa Job

Norwegian Club Confirm Villa's Talks With Ole!

OGS Confirms Release Clause

Bosnich Backs OGS For Villa

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been quoted saying, if an offer comes in, and if he accepts, he would want to be in place for pre season: I Would Want To Be In Place For Pre Season
Tony Morley thinks Ole Gunnar is too inexperienced and says Villa should go for Roberto Martinez: Morley Backs Martinez For Villa Hotseat

A no then? Ole Goner...? Not Coming Accorrding to SSN

And maybe? Why Panic. Ole Hasn't Been Offered Anything YET

Link: Norwegian Press Say Solskjaer + Press Embargo?
Ole! Ole! Gunnar Solskjaer Linked

Stunning reactions to Ole: Click Here

And the latest on Ole: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Confirms 'Informal Chat'

Lambert v Ole poll: Click Here


Alex McLeish departure thread: Click Here
Alex McLeish statement on departure: Click Here


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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Saturday June 2 2012
Time: 3:27PM


I do like a good list! Next up, transfer thread! lol
The Fear
02/06/2012 15:31:00
Gulp lol :P
Green Villan
02/06/2012 15:33:00
ha, always a laugh the transfer window madness!
The Fear
02/06/2012 15:36:00
It is a laugh ain't it, especially the annual Robbie Keane link lol
Green Villan
02/06/2012 15:54:00
Yep, the transfer gossip lists will start heating up very soon.
Pride of Lions
02/06/2012 17:02:00
I think we should start claiming exclusive even when it isn't mate, and I do enjoy the idea of saying that Lambert's press conference will be held tomorrow at 3.33am FACT because it gives us numerous follow ups where we change the time whilst believing that we are making people think we actually know what we're on about. Far more fun that I'm sure lol
02/06/2012 18:56:00
well, the blogs all do it mike, they even announce non managers and have excluisives on martinez that we'd been talking about for weeks! lol
The Fear
04/06/2012 16:42:00
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