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The Villa Times - 22/07/2012

The Villa Times - 22/07/2012

Unoial Villa News...

What it says on the tin really: North Stand/Witton Lane Screen Returning Images!

Nothing on the transfer front today really, just a few snippets in reference to potential exits. Article: No Offers For Villa Players As Yet!

Richard Dunne has been doing a bit of talking today! Back with the squad now after some time off following the Euro campaign, he has told Mat Kendrick at The Birmingham Mail that the older players might well have to learn new tricks! Looks from the interview the players have realised they won`t be able to mess about with Paul Lambert after problems with both Gerrard Houllier and He who shall not be named. Full quotes including his delight that Brad Guzan is back: Richard Dunne Says The Buzz Is Back (As Is Brad!)

A few Villa tweets to entertain and inform: The Word On The Tweet! #Villa

Villa beat Chicago Fire following a 29 minute goal from Gabby Agbonlahor. Full article: Villa Beat Fire, Gabby Update

The team news before the match: Click Here and the forum thread: Click Here

Nathan Delfouneso has said he is determined to step up to the plate this season after never really building on the early promise he showed. Speaking to the Official Site after finding the winner against Philadelphia Union, the striker promised to give this season 'everything (he's) got' in terms of impressing Paul Lambert and proving he is good enough to play an important part at the club as we look to rebuild under the new gaffer: Delboy Determined To Step Up This Season

The Current Bun is reporting tonight that James Collins and Stephen Warnock have been 'snapped up' by former manager Martin O'Neill for a combined fee of £4 million. Article: Collins & Warnock Sign For O'Neill?

Darren Bent has said he wants to keep the captain's armband in the absence of Stiliyan Petrov, and he hopes leading the side will prove he is committed to the club. Speaking to the Birmingham Mail Benty said: Bent Committed To Villa

Paul Lambert has said the confidence in the camp is getting better and better following our victory over Chicago Fire last night/earlier today/the bit before I went to bed. Speaking to the Official Site Lambert again talked about confidence, a winning mentality, and how impressed he was with the effort and determination of the team to take on board his instructions and act on them. Full quotes: Confidence Is King For Lambert

Ronald Koeman has said we are interrupting his pre season plans with us not yet progressing a deal for Ron Vlaar. Full article: Koeman Trying To Force Our Hand?

Previous Villa Times: The Villa Times - 19/07/2012

Thought for the day: A jump leads walks into a bar. Barman says "I`ll serve you but don`t start anything."

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Date:Sunday July 22 2012
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