Aston Villa - Youngsters Get NextGen Return
UK time is: 22:29:30
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Youngsters Get NextGen Return

Villa have been drawn against Celtic, Sporting Lisbon and PSV Eindhoven in the group stages of next seasons NextGen Series.

Following our fantastic run to the quarter finals last term, Villa have been invited to return to see if we can push on and make the semi's or even the final this time around.

As many will know, we topped our Group last term after facing off against Ajax, Rosenborg and Fenerbache before losing to a very physically cheating Marseille in the quarters. Yes I'm still bitter, the referee was atrocious and as I associate Marseille with good flowing football, I still believe they should be ashamed of themselves for that performance.

Anyway, moving on.

Celtic and Sporting both competed last year; Celtic grabbed 9 points in the group stage (Barcelona, Marseille, Man City) but went out whereas Sporting reached the last 8 before losing to the inaugural champions Inter Milan.

Following the NextGen's success it has now been expanded from 16 to 24 teams which means Chelsea, Arsenal, Borussia Dortmund, Paris Saint-Germain, CSKA Moscow, Anderlecht, Olympiacos and Athletic Bilboa join up for 2012-13.

Juventus also replace Basel.

Dates, details and ticket prices for the fixtures will be announced in due course.

If anyone wants to know the details of all the Groups please Click Here.

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:Monday June 4 2012

Time: 3:36PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Sould be a good event.
Green Villan
Report Abuse
04/06/2012 15:41:00

Honest folks, if you didn't go last season, do so this season if you get a chance, only a few quid and the football was great. Most enjoyable games of the season for me to be fair.
The Fear
Report Abuse
04/06/2012 15:45:00

Looks like this competition is really taking off. Time for the Young Lions to take the stage again..... excellent!
Pride of Lions
Report Abuse
04/06/2012 15:53:00

Absolutely best thing I did at Villa Park last season, VMF excepted!
revdpete
Report Abuse
04/06/2012 16:21:00

the company left a little to be desired though Pete and I wasn't best pleased when I realised the 'egg' sandwich was indeed cheese!
The Fear
Report Abuse
04/06/2012 16:23:00

As has already been said, highlight of las season without a shadow of a doubt. Can't wait for more of the same. Be great to pick up the trophy this time round. Come on you young Villa boys!!
Adam Deuce
Report Abuse
04/06/2012 17:08:00

Great to see this tournament is expanding and gaining legs. Definatly needs supporting from our end too. Gardner vs Ajax last year was immense! UTV.
myoldmansaid
Report Abuse
04/06/2012 17:32:00

Agree with everyone..this competetion was the ONLY highlight of the season (oh no, to be fair, the Reserves performance in winning the league as well, although almost the same players used for both)..Really looking forward to this again
krfeskivilla
Report Abuse
04/06/2012 18:11:00

Cheese is good Fear, keep repeating it...
revdpete
Report Abuse
04/06/2012 18:51:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Baker Signs Four Year Deal (Friday July 31 2015)

Lescott Now Linked? (Friday July 31 2015)

Blackburn Striker Set For Medical? (Thursday July 30 2015)

U21s - Tamworth 3-0 Villa (Thursday July 30 2015)

Audio - Gray's Adebayor Concern (Wednesday July 29 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
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 1531
2. ClivetheVillan 1530
3. The Fear 594
4. DeanoVilla 433
5. Fulford 342
6. kefkat 301
7. Bonker 291
8. sirdennis 264
9. LORD RON SAUNDERS 217
10. Thomas Holte 216

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. AFC Bournemouth 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Arsenal 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Chelsea 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Crystal Palace 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Everton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Leicester City 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Wickham Move To Palace Draws Closer
Sunderland : 31/07/2015 21:40:00
Liverpool: Lambert's WBA Move Completed
Liverpool : 31/07/2015 21:09:01
How Rumours Get Started
Norwich : 31/07/2015 21:07:00
Thoughts Ahead of the 2015/16 Premier League Season
Swansea : 31/07/2015 21:04:00
Adams Returns In New Role
Norwich : 31/07/2015 20:25:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Our transfer business so far?
Suggested By:  JP Fear
Great 90%
Ok 10%
Average 0%
Not good 0%