UK time is: 08:12:14
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Gardner Will Play Anywhere On His Return

Gary Gardner has said he'll even play in goal if needed when he returns from his anterior cruciate ligament, such is his desire to succeed at the club.

Speaking to the Official Site as Gary continues his rehabilitation, he said Paul Lambert had spoken with him about his aims for the club, so even though he can't physically play a part at the moment, he still feels involved:

'He's spoke with me and told me what he wants to do and what he doesn't want to do, but I've not had that much time to work with him. I came on against West Ham so that gives me positive feelings that he likes what he sees in me, so hopefully when I get back I'll get another chance.'

As for the playing in goal element, Gary said that being the younger brother Craig would often blast shots at him when they played in the local park, but at youth level he did actually start three games in goal for us when the youth team had a few injuries:

'I would play anywhere for this club. When I was coming back from my injury I was still young enough to play in the youth team, the NextGen, the reserves, or whatever position this club asked me to play in, I will play there. Even if it's in goal. I am a lad that will listen to the club and just get my head down.'

Again, certainly no doubts when it comes to the lads attitude and desire, just have to hope that when he does return he can remain injury free for quite a while so he can play catch up and build his experience to the level required.

Gardner's potential is there for all to see as he has progressed through the levels, if his potential will make him a solid Prem player, I think his attitude will get him there and I hope it does as big things are expect of our Gaz.

Gary Gardner 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:Wednesday October 10 2012

Time: 4:30PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Great attitude, all the best GG!
sherlockgt
Report Abuse
10/10/2012 18:21:00

Yep, can only second that!
Pride of Lions
Report Abuse
11/10/2012 00:45:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Something For The Weekend (490) (Friday April 17 2015)

Audio - AVTV Wembley Preview (Friday April 17 2015)

Baker On Wembley First (Friday April 17 2015)

Given Gets Wembley Start (Friday April 17 2015)

Pre Liverpool FA Cup Injury News (Friday April 17 2015)

Benteke & Cleverley On Liverpool (Friday April 17 2015)

AVFC At Wembley - A Fans Led Mosaic (Thursday April 16 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 695
2. ClivetheVillan 580
3. The Fear 487
4. col8 379
5. kefkat 210
6. thefacehead 182
7. sirdennis 181
8. DeanoVilla 157
9. Fulford 115
10. HeathfieldRoad1874 113

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Everton 32 9 11 12 -3 38
13. Newcastle 32 9 8 15 -18 35
14. WBA 32 8 9 15 -16 33
15. Aston Villa 33 8 8 17 -21 32
16. Sunderland 32 5 14 13 -23 29
17. Hull City 32 6 10 16 -16 28
18. Q.P.R. 33 7 5 21 -21 26

Breaking League News

Guardian Newspaper's Red Sauce
Chelsea : 17/04/2015 23:51:00
McManaman Hoping For First Team Return
WBA : 17/04/2015 22:30:00
Alderweireld - We're There To Be Shot At
Southampton : 17/04/2015 22:13:01
Koeman On Stoke Test
Southampton : 17/04/2015 21:57:00
Carver Ahead Of Tottenham - Janmaat & Coloccini
Newcastle : 17/04/2015 21:43:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Aston Villa v Liverpool - FA Cup Semi will:
Suggested By:  Mystic Mug
Win 83%
Lose 17%