UK time is: 08:04:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Aston Villa 1 - Middlesbrough 2

Villa Park

09/11/2008

Attendance: 36 672

Villa Soggy Loss To Boro

Sadly Villa missed the chance to go third twice in a week and a damp (to put it mildly) day at Villa Park didn't help lift the spirits.

Sadly/happily (depends which way you look at it really!) I wasn't well enough to get down but my mate deputised for me banging the boardings in my absense and Wiggy said:

Not much to say about the match yesterday, I actually quite enjoyed it up until Sidwell`s cock up, it was end to end football and both teams were playing some nice stuff considering the conditions. I do have to question the substitutions again though Hokey Cokey was having a very average game but he will not take him off. There was booing when he made the subs, first time I have heard that.

Star Player

James Milner

Player Ratings


Friedel - 7

A couple of good saves

Cuellar - 6

Average but poor distribution

Shorey - 6

As Cuellar

Davies - 7

OK

Laursen - 7

OK

Young - 7

Some good skill going forward

Barry - 6

Not his best game looked tired

Hokey Cokey - 5

As Barry

Sidwell - 5

Took his goal well but did not do much else apart from lose us the game.

Milner - 8

Good skills and ran his heart out, covered every blade of grass.

Agbonlahor - 6

Some good touches but missed Carew

Harewood - 6

OK when he came on, not enough time

Manager Rating

Martin O`Neill - 5 Very suspect substitutions!!

Crowd - 6

Very Quiet




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: Wiggy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday November 10 2008

Time: 2:39PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
That will test your top 4 pedigree! Boro in the rain not a good mix.
storagematt
Report Abuse
10/11/2008 15:16:00

We'll win both, easy.... Blimey, these drugs are ace, anyone else want some! Hey, you never know, if we go and battle at the Emirates, we could get something out the game.
The Fear
Report Abuse
10/11/2008 19:18:00

The final nail in the coffin of our top four aspirations? A wake up call to the dreamers amongst us?
glensider
Report Abuse
13/11/2008 18:48:00

We simply weren't good enough, just as we weren't good enough at St James Park last week. Get it sorted Mart, or humiliation awaits in our next two games.
glensider
Report Abuse
13/11/2008 18:49:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 1016
2. ClivetheVillan 772
3. The Fear 629
4. kefkat 429
5. thefacehead 352
6. sirdennis 310
7. DeanoVilla 297
8. HeathfieldRoad1874 268
9. Juan Mourep 212
10. Villan Of The North 198

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Everton 30 8 10 12 -4 34
14. WBA 30 8 9 13 -12 33
15. Hull City 30 6 10 14 -12 28
16. Aston Villa 30 7 7 16 -20 28
17. Sunderland 30 4 14 12 -21 26
18. Burnley 30 5 10 15 -23 25
19. Q.P.R. 30 6 4 20 -23 22

Breaking League News

Would We Really Meet The Clause?
Chelsea : 30/03/2015 05:31:00
Toon 'Cast Off's' Continue To Shine
Newcastle : 29/03/2015 23:58:01
A True Chelsea Fan Writes. Again.
Chelsea : 29/03/2015 20:51:00
Swansea Duo Injured On International Duty
Swansea : 29/03/2015 20:04:01
Ramirez Injured?
Hull City : 29/03/2015 17:58:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

March Player Of Month
Suggested By:  JP Fear
Guzan 6%
Clark 59%
Okore 1%
Hutton 1%
Lowton 0%
Cleverley 5%
Delph 8%
Bacuna 2%
Sinclair 3%
Westwood 0%
N'Zogbia 2%
Sanchez 0%
Benteke 0%
Agbonlahor 13%