Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Why The Four Missing Villa Players Yesterday

Why The Four Missing Villa Players Yesterday

A few people have asked why some of the players weren`t involved at the Burton Albion game yesterday and some are putting 2+2 together and coming up with exits.

Wrong!

Jean Makoun is waiting for a work permit.

Then three players have knocks.

Stephen Ireland has an injured toe.

The luckless Fabian Delph an injury to his knee.

Marc Albrighton has a foot injury.

All three were in the stands yesterday. Shame, they don`t get any luck injury wise at all those three, about time that changed and they can get back involved and show us what they can do.

I`ve seen no word on how serious these injuries are or how long they are expected to be out, so hopefully they are just knocks and they`ll be ready for the US tour. As we explained yesterday, Makoun is unlikely to have his work permit situation sorted by then.



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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Sunday July 15 2012
Time: 1:00PM

Comments

0
Albrighton has a broken foot...will be out for 10-11 weeks after surgery. Bit of a blow
randy.stand
15/07/2012 12:12:00
0
i think Delph maybe forced to retire early since he has arrived he has been suffering from this knee injury shame we have nt seen the best of him
black_villian
15/07/2012 13:05:00
0
Yes, the ankle injury he got was career threatening, then he did his knee. Terrible for him.

When did that happen Randy Stand, I've either not seen anything on it, or if it was end of last season, I've totally forgotten (with the brain ache pressure, my memory is not normal until it goes back down!)
The Fear
15/07/2012 15:06:00
0
Out of them the most dissapointing for me is Albrighton as Delph will go on loan and benefit that way. I think he really needed to get a full and proper pre season behind him and hit the ground running after last year. However, he is young and should recover quick enough, just means he will be playing a little bit of catch up compared to the rest. Really interested to see how he develops and see this season as possibly the biggest in his career to date, but a minor set back i suppose and with a long season ahead he will get opportunities and the chance to show us he has what it takes!
marcobavfc
15/07/2012 15:19:00
0
Was a rumour i heard in training JF. Then the OS confirms its a foot injury and then Lambert says could be a while and its a blow. 2 + 2= 4.
randy.stand
15/07/2012 15:22:00
0
It's a shame if Makoun misses the US tour, it would've been nice for him to bind with the team especially with the time he's spent away. Btw, how did the Villa back four line up yesterday with 3 fullbacks and CC as the only recognised CB? Or is Lowton a CB and that is where he played?
VillaHippo
15/07/2012 22:50:00
0
Yes Hippo he played CB and did very well by all accounts.
YatesyVillan
16/07/2012 02:16:00
0
Well Injured or not Villa should get a boost from "New manager Syndrome" All the players will be wanting to prove themselves to the boss. Long may it continue.
col8
16/07/2012 07:43:00
0
Didnt Delph get his injury while on loan to Leeds last season?
villa@herts
16/07/2012 08:02:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

The Vital Villa Player Of March

The Vital Villa player of the month for March results are now in:

EFL Cup To Fast Track Video Assistance?

It's been reported this week that the Football Association could now fast track video assistant referee help for match day officials in the League Cup.

Bacuna To Serve A Suspension This Week - 30/3/17

Aston Villa's Leandro Bacuna will be out of action this week as he serves an automatic suspension.

Officials - Aston Villa v Norwich (1/4/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Aston Villa and Norwich City this Saturday.

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)

Aston Villa v Norwich City will:
Suggested By: Mystic Mug
Win72%
Lose5%
Draw23%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 38 24 6 8 78 38
2 Brighton 38 23 8 7 77 30
3 Huddersfield 37 22 5 10 71 4
4 Leeds Utd 38 21 6 11 69 16
5 Reading 38 20 7 11 67 2
6 Sheff Wed 38 18 8 12 62 9
7 Fulham 38 16 13 9 61 19
8 Norwich 38 16 9 13 57 9
9 Preston 38 15 12 11 57 6
10 Derby County 38 14 11 13 53 3
11 Barnsley 38 14 9 15 51 0
12 Aston Villa 38 13 12 13 51 0
13 Cardiff 38 14 9 15 51 -1
14 Brentford 38 14 8 16 50 3
15 Q.P.R. 38 14 8 16 50 -5
16 Wolves 37 12 9 16 45 -2
17 Ipswich 38 10 15 13 45 -9
18 Birmingham 38 11 12 15 45 -16
19 Bristol City 38 11 8 19 41 -3
20 Forest 38 11 8 19 41 -11
21 Burton 38 10 11 17 41 -14
22 Blackburn 38 9 13 16 40 -11
23 Wigan 38 8 10 20 34 -13
24 Rotherham 38 4 5 29 17 -54
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
McLaren worst car on the grid according to Alonso
Latest Vital Boxing News
Bellew Appointed WBC Emeritus Champion Status
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 15 2017 3:00PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 17 2017 2:45PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 23 2017 12:00PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear436
2.HeathfieldRoad1874344
3.Pride of Lions342
4.sirdennis329
5.JuanPabloAngel309
6.Sasquatch269
7.Silhillvilla192
8.Melon Donkey172
9.BodyButter164
10.mike_field148
Vital Football Comment