Aston Villa - Gardner To Sign New Deal & Start.
UK time is: 14:57:00
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Gardner To Sign New Deal & Start.

Villa have agreed an improved contract for young midfielder Craig Gardner who will sign on the dotted line today.

The deal will keep the player at Villa Park until June 2009. The 19-year-old looks set for his first Premiership start this weekend against Newcastle as Gavin McCann is banned and James Milner isn't able to feature due to the terms of the loan deal.

Gardner made his debut in the second half on Boxing day in the 4-0 win over Everton. He also featured in the win over local rivals West Bromwich Albion.

Gordon 'Sid' Cowans has praised Craig Gardner for the progress he has made.

The Academy coach says the midfielder has what it takes. High praise coming from Sid.

He told www.avfc.co.uk: "Of all the kids who have come through the ranks here, he has one of the best attitudes. He gives everything he's got - whether it be in training or in a match. He's also a very gifted player and a good all-rounder, someone who goes box-to-box. He defends, gets forward and also scores goals. He's got two good feet, great vision and great passing ability."




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday February 7 2006

Time: 11:48AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Where Do We Go From Here? (Wednesday May 27 2015)

Delph On Wembley Dream (Wednesday May 27 2015)

Westwood Looks To Wembley (Wednesday May 27 2015)

HK - Soccer Sevens Squad (Wednesday May 27 2015)

Lerner On Sale & Standing Down (Wednesday May 27 2015)

Cleverley On Biggest Game Yet (Tuesday May 26 2015)

On This Day - European Champions (Tuesday May 26 2015)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 1122
2. ClivetheVillan 1105
3. col8 478
4. kefkat 441
5. The Fear 370
6. thefacehead 311
7. Fulford 220
8. BodyButter 217
9. HeathfieldRoad1874 194
10. sirdennis 177

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Leicester City 38 11 8 19 -9 41
15. Newcastle 38 10 9 19 -23 39
16. Sunderland 38 7 17 14 -22 38
17. Aston Villa 38 10 8 20 -26 38
18. Hull City 38 8 11 19 -18 35
19. Burnley 38 7 12 19 -25 33
20. Q.P.R. 38 8 6 24 -31 30

Breaking League News

Where Do We Go From Here?
Aston Villa : 27/05/2015 14:40:00
Wenger amp; Giroud Talk Wembley
Arsenal : 27/05/2015 14:34:01
Wenger Talks Alexis After PFA Win
Arsenal : 27/05/2015 14:25:00
FA Cup Final Build Up
Arsenal : 27/05/2015 14:20:00
Ings Future Still Undecided
Burnley : 27/05/2015 13:58:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Player of the Year?
Suggested By:  MF
Delph 66%
Gil 12%
Okore 1%
Sinclair 0%
Hutton 2%
Gabby 2%
Baker 0%
Cleverley 1%
Guzan 2%
Cole 0%
Sanchez 1%
Benteke 13%