The Villa Times - 09/01/2018 (Aston Villa News Round-up)
Unoial Villa News...
didn't look like a bad signing at all did it? Wish I'd got paid so much over the years for my injuries and problems, I'd be worth millions!— Vital Villa (@VitalVilla) January 8, 2018
With tonight's FA Cup clash between Brighton and Crystal Palace seeing Video Assistant Referee technology get used for the first time in England in a competitive club match, it has now been confirmed that the technology will also feature in both League Cup semi finals between Chelsea and Arsenal as well as the EFL Cup Final itself at Wembley Stadium. Read more: VAR Introduction Gathers Pace
Aston Villa striker Ross McCormack has been quoted as saying that Melbourne are in discussions with us over extending his loan spell out in Australia. Having been largely disastrous for Villa since arriving from Fulham for £12million (24 appearances, 3 goals) 'Gate-Gate' has seen him spend time with Nottingham Forest on a loan spell and this season he made the switch to Australia and Melbourne City. Read more: McCormack Unlikely To Return From Melbourne?
Also asking on our front page poll:
Would you extend the contract of the Scottish Cafu or let him leave on a free in the summer? https://t.co/ZqZzXoE295— Vital Villa (@VitalVilla) January 8, 2018
Aston Villa's trip to Bramall Lane to face Sheffield United later this month has now been postponed. Read more: Sheffield United Clash Postponed
'The people who said the Anglo-Scottish cup was nothing were crackers.It was something to us.....It provides us with a cup,And players who hadn`t won anything got a medal.They tasted champagne...and they liked it' Brian Clough.— Vital Villa (@VitalVilla) January 7, 2018
Amen. Winning is a habit. Every game is important.
RIP NIGEL SIMS— Lions And Legends (@lions_legends) January 7, 2018
We have just been informed that Villa's 1957 FA Cup final keeper Nigel Sims has passed away. RIP Nigel.
Tony Pulis wants right-back Alan Hutton to join him up t`north. The 33-year-old will have been with us for 7 seasons come the summer but it isn`t clear at the moment if Villa will offer him an extension. The Scottish Cafu is also apparently interesting Aberdeen. Would you keep him? Front page poll asks that. Some good article comments at the end of this article as well: Read more: Alan Hutton To Exit? Would You Extend His Contract?
he is a bit of a berk but to be fair, how many people in life, let alone football, do you see apologising? He is 'proper' football as well as undoubtedly proper mad!— Vital Villa (@VitalVilla) January 8, 2018
Thought for the day: PMS jokes aren`t funny. Period.
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