Aston Villa - Clark Welcomes The Competition Dunne Will Bring
UK time is: 11:07:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Clark Welcomes The Competition Dunne Will Bring

Ciaran Clark is ready to welcome back Richard Dunne with open arms because he knows he will keep him on his toes and he doesn't want to lose that starting place.

Speaking to the Official Site as Dunne nears a return to full fitness, Clark was full of praise for the experienced centre half, speaking about the support and backing he has received personally from him since breaking into the first team, however Clark's admiration doesn't go as far as giving up his starting berth:

'There's a lot of good players in the squad now who can play all across the back four, no one can take a place for granted at all. Dunney is brilliant, I've learnt so much from him and I'm hoping I can keep learning from him. It must be a frustrating time for him, but hopefully it won't be too much longer before he's back, and then that will add further competition.'

Going to be interesting to see what happens when Dunne is back to fitness. You would imagine Paul Lambert will give him the same chance that he has given everybody else (or will he go the way of Hutton and Warnock?) and if Dunne takes that chance, will we see Clark go flexible again or will we see our back four further rotated?

Ciaran Clark 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!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday October 4 2012

Time: 4:13PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
It's good to have someone on the bench with Dunnies experience. And, the way we're picking up yellow cards, he'll have his chance in the first team fairly quickly.
Pride of Lions
Report Abuse
04/10/2012 17:16:00

Dont worry - if he plays he will soon catch up in the yellow card race :)
malacaxeta
Report Abuse
04/10/2012 17:22:00

clark needs to keep on his toes whenever dunne's around what not with the own goals and penalties given away =/ haha! still think dunne is a solid defender!
Gruck
Report Abuse
04/10/2012 18:17:00

Clark knows, just like the rest of us, that Dunney is persona non grata because of his wages. Villa's dishonourable management have been trying to work him out since Houllier was made the attack-dog.
OnMeHeadFred
Report Abuse
04/10/2012 19:36:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Where Do We Go From Here? (Wednesday May 27 2015)

Delph On Wembley Dream (Wednesday May 27 2015)

Westwood Looks To Wembley (Wednesday May 27 2015)

HK - Soccer Sevens Squad (Wednesday May 27 2015)

Lerner On Sale & Standing Down (Wednesday May 27 2015)

Cleverley On Biggest Game Yet (Tuesday May 26 2015)

On This Day - European Champions (Tuesday May 26 2015)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 1160
2. ClivetheVillan 1148
3. col8 485
4. kefkat 446
5. The Fear 378
6. thefacehead 316
7. BodyButter 228
8. Fulford 223
9. HeathfieldRoad1874 196
10. sirdennis 183

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Leicester City 38 11 8 19 -9 41
15. Newcastle 38 10 9 19 -23 39
16. Sunderland 38 7 17 14 -22 38
17. Aston Villa 38 10 8 20 -26 38
18. Hull City 38 8 11 19 -18 35
19. Burnley 38 7 12 19 -25 33
20. Q.P.R. 38 8 6 24 -31 30

Breaking League News

Andy King dies aged 58
Everton : 28/05/2015 09:00:00
Atsu says Everton goodbye
Everton : 28/05/2015 09:00:00
Like Fellow Greatest Coach Belichick No Galacticos
Chelsea : 28/05/2015
@VillasHerc - In The Dressing Room Before Arsenal
Aston Villa : 27/05/2015 21:03:00
QPR Eye Swindon Duo
Q.P.R. : 27/05/2015 20:34:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Player of the Year?
Suggested By:  MF
Delph 67%
Gil 12%
Okore 0%
Sinclair 0%
Hutton 4%
Gabby 1%
Baker 0%
Cleverley 2%
Guzan 2%
Cole 0%
Sanchez 1%
Benteke 11%