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And the winner is.... Vital Villa Player Of The Month (August)
Wadey: Sweet relief at last.. I am not sure I have felt such a sense of relief since I last had a burst on my banjo. I have to say that the combination of Villa signing some players, even though I'd never heard of any of them, and a very good performance on Tyneside, lifted the gloom considerably, even if at no point did hysteria actually break out. Obviously, a win would have been fantastic but the fact that it was what they call a wonder-strike, gave us the excuse to claim that Villa did well enough to win all the points, and only Holman's tired legs and Ben Arfa's outstanding technique, earned Newcastle a point they might realistically feel grateful for. Even the habitually niggardly and the normally grudging Pardew had nothing negative to say....... full column: Something For The Weekend (392)
Alan Hutton has said he gets on fine with Paul Lambert and reckons his demotion from the first team is to do with finances. Speaking to the Birmingham Mail Hutton explained that his omission was nothing to do with his ability, it was to do with the other side of it. Full article: Hutton Gets On Fine With The Manager
Defender Daniel Devine stole the show when Villa hosted Southampton at Bodymoor Heath, as he grabbed a brace in the 2-2 draw. Full article: U21's - Devine Shines In Draw
Great interview here: John Gregory Interview On Talksport
John Gregory is next up on Villa's Cult Heroes feature, and in this part he focuses on Stan Collymore, Olof Mellberg and the Dwight Yorke saga. See: Ask Gregory Pt 1 - Cult Heroes
Stiliyan Petrov has given his first proper interview since the fantastic news broke that he was in remission. 'I'm fine but it's been hard and tough so far but, thankfully, everything is going in the right direction. I've been looked after really well by the people in the hospital. I'm really grateful to them and I'm grateful to all of the people who have sent messages of support to me, I appreciate all of this very much.' Full article: Stan Speaks Following Remission
Bordeaux midfielder Yoan Gouffran: January Transfer Gossip Begins!!!!!!!!
New contributor WorldClassAV says Villa are more than turning a corner..... Aston Villa: More than Turning a Corner…
Video: Christian Benteke - A Rising Star
What did you think of the transfer window poll results and also, the new poll, who was Lambert`s best new signing: Who Is Villa's Best Summer Signing?
Ashley Westwood has said he has no fears of stepping up to the Premiership plate, especially after a few words of wisdom from Paul Lambert. Speaking to the Official Site after making his U21 debut against Saints, and no doubt looking forward to potentially making his full debut for the first team, Ashley said: Westwood Not Fazed By Premiership
Previous Villa Times: The Villa Times - 05/09/2012
Thought for the day: 'I'm not a complete idiot, some parts are missing..`
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Aston Villa have six players away with their countries in the October international window.
Midfielder Jordan Veretout hasn't just had to adjust to life in a new country, at a new club and with a new language, there was also the small matter...
Err. The Vital Villa man of the match v Stoke City...
Manager Tim Sherwood has given his normal Monday briefing, and goalkeeper Brad Guzan has also given his thoughts as frustration reigns.
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