Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Bannan The Drum For The Fans

Bannan The Drum For The Fans

Barry Bannan has taken time out to talk about the away fans and the support they give the team.

Speaking to the Official Site ahead of the Saints game, Barry Bannan wanted the away dayers to know how much their support means to the players and pointed to the recent Newcastle game as an example:

'The away fans have been brilliant for so many years. They're incredible, it's been a big thing since I've been at Villa. They support us through thick and thin. I remember against Newcastle they were up in the Gods. You look up and think 'we won't be able to hear them' but we still did, they were magnificent.'

With reference to our new away kit, Barry also quipped:

'If you can't hear them, you can certainly see them!'

As for the Saints match, Bannan also added that he believes the fans can see how confidence has grown in them since the Newcastle game, and now the squad are looking for a run of results to keep everything flowing:

'It's just about building on that now. We want a run of results, confidence is sky high, everyone wants the ball and everyone is chasing it down. We're all looking forward to the game immensely and hopefully we can get the three points.'

There's also an interesting part to the interview where he discusses his running and effort following a certain stat against Swansea. It may surprise a few.

Saints Forum Thread.

Vital Villa on: facebook

Vital Villa on: twitter

Join Vital Villa

It's easy to REGISTER, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!

Writer:Mike Field
Date:Friday September 21 2012
Time: 4:09PM


Bannan you get the feeling is knuckling down now and putting his efforts in for the team rather than his drinking mates which im glad to see, he has got the technical passing style and range coupled with effort and desire can become a wizard for us, As for our away fans what can i say they are the best and its nice to hear players manager etc appreciate the traveling and money they put in to support our team all over the plaice they are second to none imo and can't wait to join them soon UTV!
21/09/2012 16:16:00
You know, he is growing on me. LOVE it when players take the time to mention the long suffering fans. Top quotes. Plus, he is doing his talking on the pitch as well. Good stuff
The Fear
21/09/2012 17:38:00
I'm with JFon this one, he's beginning to grow on me a bit too. Hope he keeps up the good work.
Pride of Lions
22/09/2012 04:44:00
ive always rated Bannan top player has the ability to be world class if you ask me !
22/09/2012 09:21:00
He's trying and doing better, much like Bent in his link play...let's hope it lasts. UTV.
22/09/2012 11:51:00
I also look at the team this way: 15 shots on target by opposition teams this campaign, making us 5th best on that stat defensively. We have effectively only conceded only a wonder goal in the last two against two of the best attacking teams in the EPL. That's great going. Last season we were murdered! The whole team tackles and tracks back and even the ones that didn't are slowly getting to grips with it. We are on the right path. I haven't been this excited since the Little and Gregory days...I would say MoN but it was soured by the departure and the buying of players who he sat on the bench???
22/09/2012 11:56:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment


Recent Aston Villa Articles

Garde Talks Duverne & Fleetwood Friendly

Manager Remi Garde has been talking about the importance of fitness coach Robert Duverne and in today's friendly against Fleetwood Town we WON!

Striker Who Scores Linked With Villa Exit Shocker

Baffling... Kozak being linked with a Villa Park exit...

Garde Talks Gardner & Kozak

Manager Remi Garde has said that he'll be closely assessing the fitness of Gary Gardner and Libor Kozak in today's behind closed doors friendly against Fleetwood Town.

Pre Watford Information

With stepped up security for games following the events in Paris, Aston Villa have released a brief statement ahead of the Watford match.

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Mike Field
Steve Wade
Turkish Penguin
Chris Heath
M Calucar
JuanPablo Angel

Current Poll (see more polls)

Everton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Sub - Sanchez69%
Sub - Gestede0%
Sub - N'Zogbia1%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 13 8 4 1 28 8
2 Man Utd 13 8 3 2 27 10
3 Man City 13 8 2 3 26 14
4 Arsenal 13 8 2 3 26 12
5 Spurs 13 6 6 1 24 13
6 West Ham 13 6 3 4 21 4
7 Everton 13 5 5 3 20 8
8 Southampton 13 5 5 3 20 5
9 Liverpool 13 5 5 3 20 2
10 Crystal Palace 13 6 1 6 19 1
11 Stoke 13 5 4 4 19 -1
12 WBA 13 5 2 6 17 -5
13 Watford 13 4 4 5 16 -2
14 Swansea 13 3 5 5 14 -4
15 Chelsea 13 4 2 7 14 -6
16 Norwich 13 3 3 7 12 -8
17 Newcastle 13 2 4 7 10 -12
18 Sunderland 13 2 3 8 9 -12
19 AFC Bournemouth 13 2 3 8 9 -13
20 Aston Villa 13 1 2 10 5 -14
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Former FIA boss slams Ferrari
Latest Vital Boxing News
Hughie Fury Fights on Dusseldorf Bill
Write for Vital Football

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Nov 28 2015 3:00PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 5 2015 3:00PM : Southampton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 13 2015 1:30PM : Arsenal (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 19 2015 5:30PM : Newcastle United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 26 2015 3:00PM : West Ham United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 28 2015 3:00PM : Norwich City (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

1.Pride of Lions936
2.The Fear578
The Vital Football Members League