UK time is: 19:18:06
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Vlaar On Bradford, Millwall & Beyond

Seems about the right time to mop up all traces of Bradford now because we can easily be distracted by Millwall and forget it ever happened.

Credit to Roncrete he clearly did care about the result, and this was what he told the Official Site following the game the other day:

'What can I say? I'm really disappointed. I don't know what to say, it feels really bad. It's my man so it's my responsibility. I should have done better, but I didn't. It killed the game.'

Vlaar rightly praised the crowd for their support on the night:

'The supporters were brilliant. The atmosphere was really great. I can't remember this before in my time with Villa, it gave such a good feeling, but we didn't do it.'

Well what can you do apart from look forward, and that's what Ron does here a few days after some of the dust has settled.

'Friday is the next game, we are not in the position to have a hangover. We have to go on, look forward, however hard it is. Staying up is the most important thing, we have to keep our head and get together. We all know the situation we are in so we have to fight back. We have no option, no choice.'

Vlaar calls on the fans to do what they have done all season, because he says the players do appreciate it:

'I hope they stay behind us like they have already done in every game this season. This is going to be hard for them and I understand that, they are also upset. We now have to get together and fight back and give another good signal back to the fans.'

A fair acknowledgement, I don't think anyone can say a bad word about the support the players are getting, but they have to stop letting their heads drop when we go behind. We could've still progressed after Bradford scored if we started playing with the energy we did in the final 10 minutes or so. Had we done that 20-30 odd minutes early when we still had some shape to the team, we'd have at least pushed it into extra time because the chances were still be created. But wasting 20 odd minutes before getting some belief back cost us as Andi's goal just didn't come quick enough and by the time it did the team were all over the place and doing their best Wimbledon impression which never suits us.

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 January 24 2013

Time: 9:11PM

Your Comments

I'm sick to death of any talk that comes from anyone Villa these days. We need less rattle and more battle, imo.
badger0-0
Good grief, 67% think we're going to lose tomorrow? That says it all as to how the fans think.
badger0-0
66% of them votes was from Villa fans btw lol
Blitz
Apparently Millwall have no fit forwards able to play at all tomorrow, so we should be able to keep them down to just the 3 goals!
griffgriff
Weirdly i have no feelings at all for the game tomorrow.. i really couldn't give a monkeys what happens which is really sad.. I think i'm that numbed by the last 6 weeks that i have mentally shut off from Villa now. Go ahead lose again lads i really don't care. I am totally prepared for Championship football next season... At least that way if we stay up it'll be a nice suprise :).. As for Vlaars comments? Well whatever basically :s I have learned to ignore anything anyone connected with Villa says anymore as it is completely worthless.
danceoftheshamen
I'm still almost speechless...............
Pride of Lions
Lambert might be treating this game as a prelude to us playing them twice next season, so he will get an early look at the opposition, so thats at least one positive :)
kevinl48
I agree with danceoftheshamen.
kevinl48
You need some kind of spam prevention in your content management system Mr Fear & Co.. I also agree with danceoftheshamen. I have become numb - and not comfortably. UTV
ExpatVillaShirt
I am not numb I am still f****** seething as the transfer window ticks away and nothing happens. Funny isint it we hear from everyone at Villa bar the only person who can change the current situation the OWNER. No we do not have to sack Lambert but telling him the current situation is unacceptable get some loan signings or new players in surely needs saying.
Merlin128777
As for the polls being affected wouldnt worry JP stands out a mile when others are active . EG Bannan getting 34% the other day. I know a few Baggies fans and fans of other teams if you want their opinion they think Bannan & Ireland are a joke and wouldnt want them at any price in their side,In fact Bentke is the only one who gets a mention.
Merlin128777
I can't be bothered with the Villa these days. They've taken my love for the sport out the window. It's a devastating feeling.
los_angeles_villan
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

U21s - Derby 3-2 Villa (Monday September 22 2014)

Gabby - We Shouldn't Blame The Virus (Monday September 22 2014)

Aston Villa 2014 Open Day Set (Monday September 22 2014)

Stats: Aston Villa v Arsenal (Saturday September 20 2014)

Keane's Too Good For TV (Saturday September 20 2014)

Something For The Weekend (466) (Friday September 19 2014)

Lambert - We Have To Build On This (Friday September 19 2014)

Loan Spell Will Do Robinson Good (Friday September 19 2014)

Lawro Tips Arsenal For Victory (Friday September 19 2014)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 590
2. ClivetheVillan 585
3. The Fear 519
4. mike_field 268
5. kefkat 245
6. Villan Of The North 226
7. DeanoVilla 208
8. sirdennis 188
9. lewis1980 137
10. Juan Mourep 133

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 5 4 1 0 +9 13
2. Southampton 5 3 1 1 +6 10
3. Aston Villa 5 3 1 1 +0 10
4. Arsenal 5 2 3 0 +4 9
5. Swansea 5 3 0 2 +2 9
6. Man City 5 2 2 1 +3 8
7. Leicester City 5 2 2 1 +1 8

Breaking League News

Is Fletchers Time Up?
Man Utd : 22/09/2014 17:40:00
Defoe on Hammers Radar!
West Ham : 22/09/2014 17:34:00
How Much for Strootman?
Man Utd : 22/09/2014 17:29:00
Rafael After Lengthy Stay
Man Utd : 22/09/2014 17:22:00
U21s - Derby 3-2 Villa
Aston Villa : 22/09/2014 17:21:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Arsenal MotM
Suggested By:  MF
Guzan 5%
Hutton 11%
Cissokho 0%
Clark 5%
Senderos 2%
Delph 5%
Sanchez 0%
Richardson 2%
Cleverley 58%
Agbonlahor 2%
Weimann 5%
Sub - Grealish 5%
Sub - N'Zogbia 0%
Sub - Bacuna 0%