Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Clark We'll Keep Fighting

Clark We'll Keep Fighting

After another disappointing loss to Southampton, Ciaran Clark believes that once confidence grows and we find the back of the net, we are due to take our frustrations out on somebody with a convincing win.

Speaking to the Official Site Clark said he believes our luck will change if we keep battling away like we did against Southampton, but he'd be more worried if we weren't creating chances.

'It's always tough to lose a game but especially so with the fight and commitment we showed. We had chances, particularly in the second half. We will give everything again and hopefully we will get the luck next game. Lots of the lads had chances, it could have been three or four. It was just disappointing how we conceded our goal, it's clearly not a penalty. I'd be more concerned if we were getting beaten and we weren't creating anything. But we are and I think it will turn. Once that first one goes in? There will be a game where we score three or four.'

Sooner rather than later please Clarkie, we could all do with that kind of lift at the minute.

With Albion up next before the Bradford encounter, Clarke also commented in another interview that although the team know it will be a tough game, the defence are certainly prepared for Albion's on loan Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku, because Christian Benteke is a handful in training.

'Facing Christian will help me prepare, they are similar players. We will stick together and bounce back. It's a big game for us and the supporters too, but we have shown that we can do well against any team. Hopefully we'll get the three points.'

Yes we are more than capable when we turn up, battle and fight, which Villa team will we see though, and will it be one that takes it's chances?

Vital Villa on: facebook

Vital Villa on: twitter

Join Vital Villa

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

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Mike Field
Date:Wednesday January 16 2013
Time: 8:00AM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
We need to start scoring 3/4 just to bring our goal difference down ! A Lot of player talk coming out of the club regards ,we will turn this corner. I would love to have the confidence they have because it is just so bleak at the min! Need a bit of talking from upstairs as to how they really feel,but after last seasons silence till the seasons end,no hope on that score either. Day 16 in the Aston villa house and still no sign of new life!
mickatkins21
16/01/2013 08:10:00
0
How about the back four spending some time in training learning how to work as a unit? How about communicating more, especially as captain, and trying to marshal midfield team mates and ensure that they don't leave you exposed. Gabby did the same last week after Bradford- talking realising how important each game is, fighting and never giving up - even though during the game he did nothing to try and encourage or cajole any of his team mates. Fed up of talk and no action. If they realise the perilous situation and are still doing nothing about it maybe that just highlights that they aren't good enough.
heavy d
16/01/2013 08:11:00
0
I wonder what he mans by "we will kep fighting"? I have not seen much of a fight lately. I would say it is time to START fighting, forget Bradford and both cups just concentrate on our slim chance of survival in the legue. This weekend would be a great time to start sorting the mess we are in. COTVABU
irish villa
16/01/2013 08:28:00
0
I should bloody hope they do 'keep fighting' whatever 'fighting' means (looking like rabbits caught in the headlights). Isn't that what they're paid for - aka doing your job? Can't blame them for being played out of position or not being good enough, but these press releases are just stupid. Treating us like idiots.
144wittonlane
16/01/2013 08:37:00
0
Stop talking start scoring. Play not talk.
Villa_Grizzly
16/01/2013 11:02:00
0
to be fair, they can't really say much else. Can't say that any of them haven't tried and given their all this season (apart from Chelsea game) and THAT is what worries me, if they are giving their all, then some just aren't the grade.
The Fear
16/01/2013 12:39:00
0
Keep fighting?.... We'll that would be nice.
Pride of Lions
16/01/2013 13:37:00
0
Absolutely delighted to hear Cieran say that we are going to keep battling away. That really takes the weight of the world off of my Villa supporting shoulders. I thought we were in deep doo-doo for a moment there. Obviously not, we dont have numerous worries and concerns after all, nothing that the keep battling approach wont put right.
glensider
16/01/2013 17:46:00
0
Would be nice, it'd make a change from rolling over and having our bellies tickled!
kojak
16/01/2013 18:07:00
0
Agree, these press releases are an insult to our intelligence. We need to hear from the board, not 'made up quotes' from the team.
wittonwisdom
16/01/2013 20:23:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Nigel Pearson NOT Aston Villa Bound - Rammed

Phew (for me) and doh (for others!) Nigel Pearson has gone to Derby County

Di Matteo Appointment Close

Late yesterday evening it was reported that further talks between Chairman Steve Hollis and Roberto Di Matteo had taken place...

No Villa Regrets For Amavi

French Left back Jordan Amavi has said he has no regrets about joining Aston Villa last summer, and he's pretty down to earth when it comes to his thoughts...

Xia Has Bigger Plans To Benefit Aston Villa

It's being reported that new owner, or soon to be, Dr Tony Xia is already in talks to purchase a second club.

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Editor email
Profile
Mike Field
Editor email
Profile
Steve Wade
no email
Profile
Villa_Grizzly
no email
Profile
Turkish Penguin
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile
Chris Heath
no email
Profile
M Calucar
no email
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Roberto Di Matteo would be:
Suggested By: JP Fear
A great appointment31%
A good appointment but I'd prefer a.n.other40%
An average appointment16%
No thanks appointment!13%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Blog: Monaco Qualifying
Latest Vital Boxing News
Burns Set to Make History Tonight
Write for Vital Football

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pride of Lions861
2.The Fear513
3.kefkat350
4.sirdennis297
5.Fulford262
6.Lerner Out!250
7.JuanPabloAngel228
8.glensider205
9.Silhillvilla177
10.DeanoVilla175
The Vital Football Members League