The Villa Times - 24/07/2012
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John Wragg at www.express.co.uk has some quotes from Holland international Ron Vlaar who appears angry that Villa haven`t followed through and bought him. Article: Blah, Blah, Blah, Vlaar Calls Deal Off?!
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Fieldy: Gabby Agbonlahor will undergo a scan on Monday after sustaining an injury to his knee in the game against Chicago Fire. It is hoped the injury isn't as bad as first suspected, but you'd imagine the scan is precautionary to make sure nothing has been missed. Hopefully early Monday he'll be given the all clear, and the initial suggestion of two weeks out will prove to be correct. Be a big shame if it's not.
Stats: Chicago Fire 0 - Aston Villa 1
Barry Bannan has said that Paul Lambert's tactics and belief in a passing game suits him down to the ground. Speaking to the Birmingham Mail Bannan said that he especially was loving life at the minute in training because of what Lambert is attempting to do for the team, and he thinks that fans can already see the difference and the confidence in the team from the way we are playing. Full article: Lambert's The Perfect Manager
Gabby Agbonlahor has admitted that he first thought he had received some real damage in the game against Chicago. Speaking to the Birmingham Mail Gabby said: Gabby Feared Serious Injury
I`m sorry but just what the hell is going on at Villa? We`ve been winning pre-season games, we`ve had happy excited players, the fans aren`t killing each other on the forums and the moaning has gone from 99% to just the odd grumble. This will never do! The latest in this scandal is Stephen Ireland who told Paul Brown at www.avfc.co.uk he can`t wait for the new season and he can visibly see the difference in the other players attitudes as well. Full article: What The Hell's Going On At Villa? MORE Positivity
Villa boss Paul Lambert and striker Andreas Weimann faced the media before the Timbers game. The press conference took place on the fields of the Jeld-Wen Stadium.... USA Tour press conference transcript: Lambert and Weimann on AVFC.co.uk
Paul Brown: Villa have been hailed as 'excellent ambassadors' for Birmingham after waving an emotional goodbye to Chicago. Paul Lambert's men ended a terrific three-day adventure in the Windy City on Sunday after flying out to Portland. But Chicago made quite some impression on all those of claret and blue persuasion in the official party. Full article: www.avfc.co.uk
Images of the USA tour...www.avfc.co.uk
Wow... Mat Kendrick: A Great Barr couple have jetted out for every leg of the trip - even though June is suffering from kidney failure and spends EIGHT hours on dialysis in her hotel room every day. Tom, 57, is a Villa fanatic who watches his beloved claret and blues all over the world - and June, 54, gets so much pleasure from Tom`s enjoyment she comes along for the ride, too. Article: www.birminghammail.net
Just a snippet but Darren Bent has told The Official Site he has picked up a thigh strain and that it isn`t too bad an injury. He suspects he picked it up because he`d been out so long injured. Article: Darren Bent Aiming For Forest Return
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Fabian Delph has said he was honoured to lead the boys out against Chicago Fire, and it made the victory all the more sweet. Speaking to the Official Site Delph started by talking about the atmosphere in the team at the moment: Delph Honoured By Captain's Role
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Thought for the day: "A sandwich walks into a bar. Barman says "Sorry, we don`t serve food in here."
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