Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Weimann - We Gave It 100%

Weimann - We Gave It 100%

Our opening day, match winning goalscorer, Andi Weimann has looked back on the game against Stoke City and said it was a real team effort.

With Weimann finding the net early on in the second half to give us the win, he has obviously taken a number of the plaudits and the headlines from our opening game of 2014-15, but speaking to the Official Site the Austrian was quick to pass on the praise to the entire squad and the subs who took to the pitch.

'It was brilliant. Playing Stoke at the Britannia is a really tough place to come. We knew it was going to be a hard game. Getting the win, and the clean sheet, was massive. We worked really hard and we knew we'd have to. Everyone gave it 100%.

Weimann goes on to say again that coming to Stoke you know it's going to be a battle, but all the lads were up for it and were focused and ultimately all that matters is we came out with the win and the three points, although he does accept that given the chances we fashioned on the day we should've won by a greater margin really.

Of course for himself, having struggled in front of goal last season, to get off the mark in the first match was a huge plus for him.

'I took a bit of a bad touch and nearly lost it. But luckily it bounced back and I hit it first time and it went in. It was nice to start the season with a goal. I said earlier in the week that I want to score more this season and hopefully that's the start for me.'

Vital Villa on: facebook

Vital Villa on: twitter

Join Vital Villa

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



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

Writer:Mike Field
Date:Monday August 18 2014
Time: 1:30PM

Comments

0
should be 100% every time as a given I'd have thought. Great result, still delighted. Now the next test, how do we do at home?
The Fear
18/08/2014 14:06:00
0
4 points from the next 2 home games and I'd be delighted with our start to the season.
delirium
18/08/2014 14:18:00
0
would love to see Weimann played as an out and out striker as well!
The Fear
18/08/2014 14:34:00
0
once our midfield improves and settles, I think we could have the opportunity to play 442 with Benteke and Weimann upfront, using Gabby as an impact player.
delirium
18/08/2014 14:37:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Trinity Upper Open For Business

Aston Villa have this afternoon confirmed that the Trinity Road Upper stand will be open for the hosting of Birmingham City.

Foreign Owners - An Outsiders View - Competition

Sportswriter Bob Holmes has taken a look at the rise of foreign ownership in the English game and as well as acknowledging the often aired thoughts of the fans, he's also...

What Came First Lee Hendrie. The Chicken Or The Egg?

Lee on the atmosphere and fans last season and why Scott Sinclair had to leave. But is it really down to the fans?

Premier League Free Agents 2017

As the summer nears and contracts come to an end, should the club have an interest in any of the following free transfers from Premier League oppositions?

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)

Vital Villa Player Of March
Suggested By: JP Fear
Baker6%
Chester4%
Johnstone10%
Taylor0%
Jedinak42%
Hutton13%
Hourihane1%
Lansbury0%
Adomah0%
Bjarnason16%
Amavi0%
Bree1%
Gardner0%
Kodjia7%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 38 24 6 8 78 38
2 Brighton 38 23 8 7 77 30
3 Huddersfield 37 22 5 10 71 4
4 Leeds Utd 38 21 6 11 69 16
5 Reading 38 20 7 11 67 2
6 Sheff Wed 38 18 8 12 62 9
7 Fulham 38 16 13 9 61 19
8 Norwich 38 16 9 13 57 9
9 Preston 38 15 12 11 57 6
10 Derby County 38 14 11 13 53 3
11 Barnsley 38 14 9 15 51 0
12 Aston Villa 38 13 12 13 51 0
13 Cardiff 38 14 9 15 51 -1
14 Brentford 38 14 8 16 50 3
15 Q.P.R. 38 14 8 16 50 -5
16 Wolves 37 12 9 16 45 -2
17 Ipswich 38 10 15 13 45 -9
18 Birmingham 38 11 12 15 45 -16
19 Bristol City 38 11 8 19 41 -3
20 Forest 38 11 8 19 41 -11
21 Burton 38 10 11 17 41 -14
22 Blackburn 38 9 13 16 40 -11
23 Wigan 38 8 10 20 34 -13
24 Rotherham 38 4 5 29 17 -54
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Vettel hoping for love affair with new Ferrari
Latest Vital Boxing News
Saunders Gives Golovkin a Deadline
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 15 2017 3:00PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 17 2017 2:45PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 23 2017 12:00PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear417
2.Pride of Lions319
3.sirdennis317
4.HeathfieldRoad1874314
5.JuanPabloAngel282
6.Sasquatch235
7.Silhillvilla184
8.Melon Donkey164
9.BodyButter151
10.mike_field148
Vital Football Comment