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The Villa Times - 13/07/2012

The Villa Times - 13/07/2012

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Shay Given believes that young goalkeeper Benjamin Siegrist will shine on the Olympic stage in the coming weeks and justify why he is so highly rated by the club. Speaking to the E&S Shay was very positive about Benji's attitude as well as his talent and he believes he's going to have a very bright future in the game. Quotes: It's A Given Benji Has A Bright Future, Says Shay

Got a few snippets from James Nursey on his twitter account: @jamesnursey Got impression no big spending spree at‪#AVFC‬ on cards but more shrewd slightly under-radar signings due when Huts, Collins & War prob go.... Full article: Interesting Tweets From The Mirror's James Nursey

Info on the away shirts: You Can Glow In The Dark From Saturday

Brett Holman has said that he couldn't have wished for a better start at Villa with all the players being friendly and welcoming in training. Speaking to the Official Site as the team gear up for our pre season opener against Burton, Holman said the camp was happy, had been working hard, and he was loving the start of his Villa life: Holman Delighted By Friendly Welcome

New signing Karim El Ahmadi has said that Paul Lambert has a commanding presence around the training field, and that he's insisting that the players play the game in training the right way. Speaking to the Official Site the Moroccan said that Lambert was very clear when it came to getting his ideas and desires over on the training pitch, and he's convinced that Lambert expects us to play football the right way in the coming season: El Ahmadi On Lambert's Style

Shay Given believes that young goalkeeper Benjamin Siegrist will shine on the Olympic stage in the coming weeks and justify why he is so highly rated by the club....It's A Given Benji Has A Bright Future, Says Shay

Paul Brown: Brett Holman says his aim is clear - starring in training to get himself into Paul Lambert's first team. Holman accepts it's a 'weird situation' that he's now plying his trade in claret and blue under the eye of a different manager to the one who originally signed him. But he says he's been welcomed warmly into the fold and encouraged by Lambert to 'give it everything'. He said: 'It's a strange circumstance but you have to deal with it." Full article on official site: Holman: I'll be going all out to impress the gaffer

Mr K at has a quick update on Jean Makoun who apparently has a slight complication with his work permit so can`t play in the pre-season games at the moment. Villa jet off to the USA next week but Makoun is unlikely to be with them according to Mat Kendrick. Full article: Jean Makoun II Work Permit Hold Up

Got a few tweet snippets from James Nursey. Strikers to stay and more of a shake up still on cards but no major spending spree?... Interesting Tweets From The Mirror's James Nursey

Previous Villa Times: The Villa Times - 11/07/2012

Thought for the day: "Someone complimented me on my driving today. They put a note on my windscreen saying 'parking fine`.."

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Date:Friday July 13 2012
Time: 4:32PM

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