Aston Villa - Getting Back To His Best
UK time is: 14:17:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Getting Back To His Best

Jlloyd Samuel says on his icons website that he thinks he is getting back to his best and that he has relied on his family to help him through the hard times this season.

'I feel I'm getting back to my best. I'm enjoying my football and it's just nice to be playing regularly again'

Jlloyd has suffered an up and down season due to injuries and the added competition from Wilfred Bouma and ended up the target for some of the Villa boo boys. However he looks to have gained some of his old confidence that not only earnt him a place in the Villa side, but made him an automatic choice. Some fans have lost faith in his ability, but it seems he is out to prove them wrong. Personally I think he is a great player when he is on form and he is far from at the peak of his game. He certainly links up well with Gareth Barry on the left and has got a cutting edge pass when the tactics allow him to go forward.

He continued: 'On the odd occasion when I have got a bit frustrated I've had my family to fall back on and they've all been great. My relatives have been up from London to visit me quite a bit, while my partner has been very supportive. She's great. And I've also had my little boy to keep me occupied and he always makes me realise how lucky I am.'

Adding the footballing clich:

'you're only as good as your last game and we need to get a result or all our good work of the last few weeks will be forgotten about. You always have to keep proving yourself as a player and as a team. We're still looking over our shoulders a bit in the Premiership so it's important we beat those teams around us, one of which is Newcastle. It's not going to be easy.'

'But their loss has been our gain and he's been one of our outstanding players this season. He's got a lot of skill, his enthusiasm is infectious and he's full of energy.

'And what I like about him is that if things aren't going well for him he never lets his head drop. He always gives 100 per cent and keeps coming back for more.'




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: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday February 11 2006

Time: 11:50AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
He gets a load of stick and pulls off a couple of decent performances, for that you have to give him some credit, but for me he isn't good enough.
Vince_AstonVilla
Report Abuse
12/02/2006 21:16:00

He gets a load of stick and pulls off a couple of decent performances, for that you have to give him some credit, but for me he isn't good enough.
Vince_AstonVilla
Report Abuse
12/02/2006 21:16:00

i always stuck by this lad whils others slated and im glad i stayed by him hes proven many wrong and i hope he kicks on from now
was_danrenshaw
Report Abuse
14/02/2006 17:33:00

i always stuck by this lad whils others slated and im glad i stayed by him hes proven many wrong and i hope he kicks on from now
was_danrenshaw
Report Abuse
14/02/2006 17:33:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Aston Villa Articles

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. ClivetheVillan 316
2. Pride of Lions 260
3. The Fear 105
4. DeanoVilla 53
5. sirdennis 50
6. kefkat 49
7. villawill 44
8. thefacehead 40
9. Thomas Holte 39
10. HeathfieldRoad1874 38

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. AFC Bournemouth 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Arsenal 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Chelsea 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Crystal Palace 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Everton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Leicester City 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Ten Years Ahead Of Our Time!
Spurs : 05/07/2015 13:12:00
Di Maria Injured on International Duty
Man Utd : 05/07/2015 12:32:00
Italian Defender on United Radar
Man Utd : 05/07/2015 11:57:01
Another Club Enters Race for Hammers Target
West Ham : 05/07/2015 11:48:01
Hammers in race for Basel Striker
West Ham : 05/07/2015 11:38:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Ray Wilkins appointment?
Suggested By:  JP Fear
Good 78%
Bad 5%
Indifferent 17%