Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Vital Villa Interviews 2012: LuxuryVilla24

Vital Villa Interviews 2012: LuxuryVilla24
LuxuryVilla24 is next for the Vital Villa interview.

1) When did you become a Villa fan and why?

It would have been 2005 (And as an Australian with no exposure to football) when my dad bought me FIFA 2006 for Christmas. Villa quickly became my team of choice, and I've followed them since.

2) Paul Lambert? Your opinion please?

Just who we need! A young, hungry manager who we have seen work miracles on a shoe string budget. Reminds me a lot of David Moyes, in the sense that we have a young British manager, making the step up after proving himself at a lower level. Hopefully we get the same amount of service from Lambert!

3) Best and worst moments of last season?

Best: Blackburn victory in the second week. That was really the only time i remember there being hope for us that season.
Worst: The heart breaking news of what happened to Stiliyan Petrov, even worse following the Muamba incident. It was truly a bad month for not only the club, but the whole football world.

4) Your opinion of Randy Lerner and the board, can a decent season next season make up for last season?

The only criticisms I have of the board, as I imagine many other villains share, is the last few manager choices. I feel after Martin O'Neill we needed to go with a safe appointment, and after Houllier, we needed to go with the same requirements we have gone with this time round. Luckily it doesn't look like the board have made a hat-trick of bad decisions.

5) Which player/s should Villa sign this summer?

Bas Dost i was praying would come to Villa, but if I'm correct has already been snapped up by Wolfsburg. If we had an infinite war chest, the top priorities would be

- Jimmy Milner
- Victor Moses
- Matt Jarvis
- Grant Holt (5 Million at the most)
- Juusi Jaaskelainen (As a backup keeper)
- Owen Hargreaves (Free transfer/pay as you play contract perhaps?)

And then a centre back or two

6) Which player/s should Villa get rid of this summer?

Unlike most, there's not a lot of players i would want gone for next year. James Collins should go if we can find a prospective buyer, as well as Delfouneso, who to me just gets lost in games. I also think that we should get rid of Albrighton. It seems we give him the excuse of 'being young' for going missing in games. I don't think he is up to scratch (Which is a shame because he looked a prospect in his first season in the first team). There are plenty of replacements out there for him.

7) Favourite current player?

As an Australian, I have always wanted Herd or Lowry to push through to the first team, unfortunate for the latter of course, but with Herd I think we have a class premier league midfielder. Never mind his off field actions, he's young and I'm sure in 5 years time, it would all have been forgotten. And now that Holman is coming over, we have a nice Aussie contingent over at Bodymoor Heath! Other than those, I would have to say one of the young brigade, perhaps Ciaran Clark, Andi Weimann or even Lichaj, who all showed a lot of promise last season.

8) Favourite all time player/s?

Gareth Barry, James Milner, Stan Petrov and Ashley Young. Simple :)

9) What do you expect us to do/finish this season assuming a decent transfer window with 25m or so spent?

Premier: 10th-8th
FA Cup: Quarter Finals
Carling: Well what the hay, winners, because why not!? Haha

10) You can ask yourself any question you want to about Villa and what is your answer?

Q. Where do you see the club in 5 years?
A. Back in the upper ends of the premier league, with the media touting Paul Lambert's army of young Villains as the best crop of academy graduates since Man United's batch of Giggs, Scholes etc.

11) Just to change the theme slightly, a snap shot of you outside of football, answer or ignore at your leisure:
(based on our WHO ARE YOU thread!!!)

a) Which celebrity/s would you most like to meet and why? Stiliyan Petrov, so i could wish him personally, all the best with his health.

b) Age 18

c) Location: Melbourne, Victoria

d) Favourite alcoholic drink: A corona ice cold with a slice of lemon or lime

e) Favourite non-alcoholic drink: Icy cold glass of coke

f) Favourite Film/s: Inception, Forrest Gump

g) Favourite TV Show/s: How I Met Your Mother

h) Music?: Just about anything good!

i) Best ever moment in your life: My trip to America was an experience of a lifetime! Hopefully i can save up enough to come to England, and watch the mighty Villa play in the flesh!

j) Ambitions: Would love to get into media, perhaps work in print or radio media. Currently studying Journalism, so it is definitely the path I would like to follow.

k) Wise words: If you live outside of England, getting up for football games is one of the toughest things to do on a weekly basis. My wise words are to invest in a lot of coffee, and let your passion for the Villa get you through those long nights!

now your turn, how to submit an interview: click here

Other interviews:
Villain307
Stephen Jay Hawkings
1958Villan
Piper
Randy.Stand
Zarch
we`re not fickle
Turkish Penguin
Philo
Draig Cymraeg
Midbedsvillan01
Carew AV Legend
Kieran0121

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Tuesday June 5 2012
Time: 10:14AM

Comments

0
You'll soon have a socceroo to follow with Villa as well, should be nice! And agreed,how I met your mother is a great little programme! lol New series soon as well!
The Fear
05/06/2012 10:20:00
0
Thank you Fear! :)
LuxuryVilla24
05/06/2012 12:38:00
0
Luxury... This is the question of truth. Do you still play Villa in FIFA??? or are you a 5 star player?
Zarch
05/06/2012 13:11:00
0
I see the irony in starting with Heskey, and making him score all my goals ;D
LuxuryVilla24
05/06/2012 13:13:00
0
Don't worry mate, coffee is often a prerequisite for UK based Villans aswell lol
mike_field
05/06/2012 15:30:00
0
Nice statement re Stan & Muamba on Q3... Respect, Luxury. UTV!
Pride of Lions
05/06/2012 18:28:00
0
I like the FIFA reference, classic... ha :) Also like the comparison to Moyes, let's hope we get the same service from PL as you say mate!
AdzVilla11
06/06/2012 01:00:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

EFL Trophy Academy Teams Confirmed

A short time ago, we finally had an announcement confirming which 16 Category One Academy sides would be taking part in this year's trial with the EFL Trophy.

Winter Break Nears For Premier League?

Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore has admitted talks are underway on the potential of introducing a winter break for the top flight in the future.

Gana To Everton - Richards Stays?

It was being reported yesterday that Everton had now met the speculated £7.2million release fee in Idrissa Gana's contract, and that Micah Richards would not be moving to Sunderland.

Cambridge Toppled In Pre Season

Yesterday evening, Aston Villa made the trip to Cambridge United and the Abbey Stadium for our most recent pre season friendly ahead of the coming Championship campaign.

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Editor email
Profile
Mike Field
Editor email
Profile
Steve Wade
no email
Profile
Villa_Grizzly
no email
Profile
Turkish Penguin
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile
Chris Heath
no email
Profile
M Calucar
no email
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Would you keep Scott Sinclair?
Suggested By: JP Fear
Yes, could be an asset64%
No34%
Unsure2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Barnsley 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Birmingham 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Blackburn 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Bristol City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Burton 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Leeds Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
F1 Prediction Competition open for round 12
Latest Vital Boxing News
Heavyweight Champ Out of Ring until Late 2016
Vital Football Comment

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear499
2.sirdennis202
3.Fulford176
4.glensider139
5.Silhillvilla126
6.kefkat122
7.gator98
8.1958Villan93
9.McParlandTheGreat89
10.HeathfieldRoad187484
Write for Vital Football