Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Three Years On & No Better Off

Three Years On & No Better Off

By BFR JNR

Rant Starts

This May it will be three years since 'GTMK2' resigned and DOL came in, but are we any better off?

A lot of players have come in and out but I don't think anything has changed:

We still play with a pacey striker up front, swap Vassell and bring in Baros, but both are lazy and frustrating at times and we still use the long ball to often, I have lost count of the times I have shouted get the ball on the deck Villa

Our points total is still a worry and we are not playing fast flowing football like DOL says, And we are to close to the dreaded relegation zone for comfort

And we are relying on loans (Bakke and Milner) and players like Berger who are just looking for their last pay day to challenge for Europe

What can be done?

Change the Manager (again) or the man at the top who clings to power even though he is unwell and maybe some would say unfit for office.

But just think in that season 2002/2003 our last home game was against a already relegated Sunderland who we beat 1-0 (Allback) and who is our last home game of the season against this year, oh yes Sunderland.....

This season has been a write off, poor league form and a shocking Carling Cup exit.

I hope I am wrong but unless we do well in the FA Cup we are all going to be very nervous before now and May 7th!!

Rant Over

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Thursday January 19 2006
Time: 6:01PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Something For The Weekend (521)

Their priorities are clear but their vision is myopic.

An Open Letter To The FA Over Kalinic

An excellent, in depth, letter to the FA over our failed attempt to buy Lovre Kalinic

The Aston Villa Injury Table... Updated

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Aston Villa and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Garde - No Choice, It Has To Be Three Points

Manager Remi Garde has previewed the weekend's game against Norwich City and tagging the match as 'tremendously important' he knows only three points will do.

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Profile
Mike Field
Profile
Steve Wade
Profile
Villa_Grizzly
Profile
Turkish Penguin
Profile
Glensider
Profile
Chris Heath
Profile
M Calucar
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Aston Villa v Norwich City will:
Suggested By: Mystic Mug
Win52%
Lose32%
Draw15%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 24 14 8 2 50 18
2 Man City 24 14 5 5 47 23
3 Spurs 24 12 9 3 45 25
4 Arsenal 24 13 6 5 45 15
5 Man Utd 24 11 7 6 40 10
6 West Ham 24 10 9 5 39 10
7 Southampton 24 9 7 8 34 8
8 Liverpool 24 9 7 8 34 -4
9 Watford 24 9 6 9 33 1
10 Stoke 24 9 6 9 33 -4
11 Everton 24 7 11 6 32 9
12 Crystal Palace 24 9 4 11 31 -4
13 Chelsea 24 7 8 9 29 -2
14 WBA 24 7 8 9 29 -8
15 AFC Bournemouth 24 7 7 10 28 -10
16 Swansea 24 6 8 10 26 -9
17 Norwich 24 6 5 13 23 -18
18 Newcastle 24 5 6 13 21 -19
19 Sunderland 24 5 4 15 19 -19
20 Aston Villa 24 2 7 15 13 -22
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Renault target podium finish by 2018
Latest Vital Boxing News
Dublin Promotion Postponed
The Vital Football Members League

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Feb 6 2016 3:00PM : Norwich City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 14 2016 2:05PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Everton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pride of Lions275
2.The Fear195
3.Fulford185
4.ClivetheVillan157
5.JuanPabloAngel138
6.revdpete136
7.sirdennis123
8.Wurzel100
9.DeanoVilla93
10.He'sBiggerThanMe&You60
Vital Football Comment