Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Shirt Sale On In Villa Shops

Shirt Sale On In Villa Shops

Villa Promo:

Villa fans can take advantage of a replica shirt bargain bonanza with our amazing 'Twenty-Twenty' sale.

All Villa home, away and goalkeeper shirts are now just £20 in Villa stores at Villa Village and Birmingham New Street.

It is a great opportunity to pick up the classy shirts worn by your favourite claret and blues stars during the 2012-13 season.

The 'Twenty-Twenty' sale includes all long and short-sleeved adult, ladies, junior and infant shirts.

You can also look the part in some of our stylish training gear, with all Macron training wear now available for £20 or less.

We also have a stock of first team and academy player bench coats which are priced at £30.

These offers apply in stores only.

Get down to the Villa stores at the Villa Village and in the city centre to grab yourself a bargain.


(We take no money for promotions and accept no responsibility... Fear does however have VMF food delivered every day for both lunch and dinner delivered on a gold chariot pulled by vestal virgins...)







A very special football collectible could be yours at the end of this season - every Premier League team, every player`s signature.

Cure Leukaemia are offering one lucky football fan a fantastic end-of-season prize after getting together with every club in the Barclays Premier League for a campaign in support of Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov.

Villa`s popular skipper was diagnosed with acute leukaemia in March 2012 and the courage with which he has faced his battle against the illness has touched many people in the game.

Villa

{Images link to justgiving page}

The players of all the visiting teams to Villa Park this season have been signing boards specially commissioned by the Club and Cure Leukaemia for a fabulous prize to be won by one lucky supporter at the end of the season.

To enter the competition and to donate £5 to fund Cure Leukaemia`s excellent, life-saving work, fans can text STAN 19 £5 to 70070.

'The support of Villa fans and the support of football fans all over the country and around the world has helped me a lot during my illness and this is another great initiative which can hopefully raise awareness for a very worthy cause,' said the player known affectionately as 'Stan`.

'I have learnt a lot about this illness over the past nine months or so and I`ve learnt about the people it affects and the impact it has on their families and the people they love.

'What we`re trying to do is draw people`s awareness to this illness and do something practical by raising funds and helping to combat the disease.

'I`m delighted that the cause has been supported by my team-mates and my colleagues throughout the Premier League. It`s very touching and the amount of money we raise can make a real difference.'

Cure Leukaemia is a charity funding specialist nurses to treat leukaemia patients with drugs that are not available on the NHS.

Cure Leukaemia CEO James McLaughlin (pictured with Darren Bent below) said: 'The idea for this campaign came about in the summer and now here we are with it as a reality.

bent and james

'It`s a great achievement for everybody who`s been involved so far. You look at the names and the value of the squads who`ve been involved so far and it`s amazing. There`s going to be some lucky winner out there who gets a phenomenal amount of signatures.

'The purpose of Cure Leukaemia is very simple: the more nurses we can fund, the more lives we can hopefully save. I think the other important thing is remembering that the more nurses we have, the quicker we can get the drugs to the patients.

'An average drug can cost £250,000 just to get put through. That`s a heck of a lot of money and that`s just for one patient. These are big sums and that`s why we need people to really get behind the campaign.'

After donating via text, fans should also register their details in order for their donation to be eligible for Gift Aid and also to ensure that they can be notified after the draw, which will take place following the last day of the Premier League season 2012/13.

Fans can also enter online at www.justgiving.com/supportstan .

Cure Leukaemia funds research nurses to enable patients to access potentially life-saving and ground-breaking drugs and treatments.

To date, Cure Leukaemia has helped to treat more than 400 patients through securing £17m worth of revolutionary drugs, as well as funding research nurses to administer these trials.

Without expert research nurses to ensure patients are constantly monitored and cared for, these trials could not happen.

PLEASE feel free to re-publish, post on facebook, like, tweet, re-tweet etc!

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:J P Fear
Date:Thursday February 7 2013
Time: 3:00PM

Comments

0
Oh please, now the sponsorship deal has gone tits up you want to sell them at a reasonable price? How about you don't put an 80% mark up on them in the first place in order to fleece the fans. Stick the 20-20 marketing tag up your arses aswell.
bikini inspector
07/02/2013 14:22:00
0
Yeah, clear the decks of the Genting stuff ready for HMV next season...Lol
Pride of Lions
07/02/2013 15:15:00
0
"Roll up, Roll up, step right this way ladies and gents. Take this opportunity to buy a souvenir Aston Villa shirt complete with Premier League sleeve badges. For a limited time, these items are available at a reduced price. You'll kick yourselves if you don't take this opportunity. Guaranteed to increase in value due to the novelty of being 'Premier' shirts and you don't know how long after this season it will be before they are in this league again."
heavy d
07/02/2013 15:32:00
0
Hate to be cynical, but does the fact that they are trying to get rid of the merchandise at reduced rates in January mean that they have loads of stock no one will buy? Macron may have offered a wider range of products, and Nike may have delivered the shirts late, but people are more likely to buy items from a 'known' company. Products from 'known' companies also represent better value for a fan as it is more likely you will wear said items after the season they were issued in. I wonder if financial wizard Faulkner factored reduced merchandise sales due to a unknown/crap kit provider in on his spreadsheet before basking in his record kit deal? I reckon even a cursory look over the accounts would show Villa are actually worse off with Macron. We may have got more upfront from Macron but I would hazard a guess that the drop in sales accounts for a more than significant difference in revenue.
heavy d
07/02/2013 15:53:00
0
I said it before. This Macron product is poor quality *****e - a la Primark - and should have been half the price. 20 quid is about it's maximum value I would say. Macron was just another sign of things to come. Poor quality at Villa, at the moment, from top to bottom.
Class of 82
07/02/2013 16:06:00
0
I'm going to buy my usual one. Long Sleeve home shirt, Prem badges, Number 5, MCGRATH. Might get a new cup too. Bit irked that I couldn't buy my father in law an Arsenal ticket as he has no "booking history". So decided not to go myself either. New shirt and cup is cheaper too!
evoflash
07/02/2013 16:11:00
0
Blimey, no one is forcing anyone to buy one!
The Fear
07/02/2013 16:37:00
0
I know Fear. It's more a case of........The football has been terrible, so have results, the Chairman isn't committed and we don't seem to care about potential relegation. But put all that to one side and keep giving us more of your money. Enough is enough!
heavy d
07/02/2013 17:03:00
0
Wouldn't buy any merchandise while over paid *****s like Ireland are disgracing our great club, warming the bench and not even trying - not giving a toss. Just don't want to contribute even twenty quid to pay these *****ers inflated wages.
WentToRotterdam
07/02/2013 20:40:00
0
Got to agree, if Lerners not spending then neither am I
eltoro
07/02/2013 21:19:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Who Will Aston Villa Face In 2016/17 (30/5/16)

All promotions and relegations for the season of 2015/16 have been confirmed, so the full make up of the Championship for 2016/17 is now known.

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...

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 appointment30%
A good appointment but I'd prefer a.n.other39%
An average appointment16%
No thanks appointment!15%
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
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Ricciardo screwed for second week running
Latest Vital Boxing News
Price Wins by Second Round Knockout
Vital Football Comment

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pride of Lions909
2.The Fear543
3.kefkat367
4.sirdennis304
5.Fulford274
6.Lerner Out!250
7.JuanPabloAngel229
8.glensider205
9.Silhillvilla186
10.DeanoVilla181
Write for Vital Football