Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Vital Villa Interviews 2012: Etouffee

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

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

I had always been a fan of football but had never really had a team. Loved watching the World Cup and had just got done watching the summer before Randy bought the club. I am originally from Ohio so when I read the owner of the Cleveland Browns might be purchasing a team I had to check the team out. Once I read about the history of Villa I was hooked, hadn't even seen a game at that point. The rest is History.

2) Paul Lambert? Your opinion please?

I think it's a good hire and I believe that he will be much better at creating a system around the players he has instead of trying to fit the players he has into a system that does not fit them.

3) Best and worst moments of last season?

The best moments were the start of every match as we were still potentially winners! The worst was any match we lost or drew which as you know was most. Just want to forget most of it to be honest.

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

I think it can even though the last 2 years have really been a comedy of errors all it will take is a quick start this season and most fans will be singing praises again.

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

I would like to just sit back and see how Lambert plays his hand over the summer. I look forward to seeing players that I don't know much about at the start of the campaign become Villa heroes by the end!

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

Well most of who I would like to see gone are. I would really like to see Hutton exit out of who is left, but over all not crazy about any of the main starting 4 on the back line at the moment.

7) Favourite current player?

I am a big fan of the young guys coming up and hope they all do well but I would have to say right now its Eric Lichaj. I do like the fact that he is a US born player but I also like the fact that 2 years ago many said he wasn't good enough for the first team and I think this past year he proved that he has the potential to make it. I would like to see that continue and I am rooting for him to do so.

8) Favourite all time player/s?

I can only go by players that have played while I have been a fan and only one stands head and shoulders above the rest. That would be Martin Laursen! He truly made a difference when he was on the pitch and intimidated many opposing players with his 100% commitment to his job!

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

Premier Top 8
FA Cup: Semi's at least
Carling: Semi's at least

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

This has to be one of the strangest questions ever! Really don't have anything :(

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? Neil Peart, Drummer for the band Rush. Because he is my favorite drummer!

b) Age 45

c) Location: New Iberia, Louisiana - about 2 miles from the Tabasco Factory.

d) Favourite alcoholic drink: When I drink it's Crown Royal and Coke

e) Favourite non-alcoholic drink: Coffee

f) Favourite Film/s: Office Space

g) Favourite TV Show/s: Currently would be Suits

h) Music?: Rock/metal

i) Best ever moment in your life: When my daughter was born

j) Ambitions: Getting a College Degree

k) Wise words: Don't piss into the wind!

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
LuxuryVilla24
Crosswesleyanchapel
JUANPABLOANGEL
Eaton_thevillafan
Villainatplay
BigFatRon
sid is god
Green Villan
JimmyG
AdzVilla11
Surpsy
Greenday
Danny_Villaman
The Fear
speak2guy
Prepared
lartinmaurson
McGrath For Pope
Gordonsleftboot
Steven Green
Matt Herbert
SIMONBIGRON
Benham
Mike Field
mat777
YhQ92
Mister Saxon
Kefkat
Bob Moore
Holte999
Avfc94
voiceoftheholte
Zigthevilla
CoE82
Madirish
Nimmo
Revd Pete
Deanovilla
AVbornandbred
P.Avfc
Toddyav
Chiefy
GodPlayed4Villa
H
Sheriff Kimbo
Smell the Glove
AstonBilla
Juddy
StaggsAVFC
beardofolof
MASON_PARKER
GMVillan
Villan57
DTiller
young_jonah
malacaxeta
Limonvilla
Junesingh
Englishhippy
Lee282
Ormskirk
VillanPete
tomvilla95
Beejay
Villan444
griffgriff
marcobavfc
Gabby2010
col8
CYPRUSDAVE
Villa_Grizzly
Pride Of Lions
Angus Baskerville
Deaf Dean
DMVillain94
Sir Dennis
Nick Shale
Villanut
Proud to be a Villan
Steff The Villan
BBJ
Moocher
McGrath's Dodgy Knees
Cypriotvilla

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Saturday July 7 2012
Time: 11:00AM

Comments

0
As always, your wisdom is appreciated Etouffee! lol I shall remember those wise words!
The Fear
07/07/2012 11:02:00
0
They shall prove of value when you least expect it!
etouffee
07/07/2012 14:49:00
0
One of my favourite memories last year was of young Lichaj when he smashed the Bolton player off the park with a good old fashioned tackle and trotted off like it was just another average challenge, brilliant!!!
marcobavfc
07/07/2012 14:49:00
0
I too think Lichaj has the ability to be a really top RB.... he showed enough last season. With a good manager in situ now, he can only get better. Good interview Etouffee!
Pride of Lions
07/07/2012 15:26:00
0
Aye, Lichaj for RB, ahead of Mutton anyway! Neil Peart for the win Etouffee, i must say i'd love to meet Geddy and Alex too. Been a Rush fan since '76.
Charizma
07/07/2012 17:52:00
0
If your a Browns man you will find Villa's last decade very much in keeping with their record.
col8
07/07/2012 22:23:00
0
Nope never was a Browns far per say.
etouffee
07/07/2012 23:36:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

AV Partner Resorts World To Reward ST Holders

New official partner Resorts World Birmingham will be offering deals to season ticket holders of AVFC throughout the season...

Aston Villa On Social Media - A Roundup!

A roundup of the social media over the last day for Aston Villa on social media.

Under Armour Through The Shop Window

Late last night eagle eyed fans noticed something at the club shop I believe, and instead of it being the new home and away kit teasers...

Lambert Gets Linked Again?

Aston Villa are again being linked with now West Bromwich Albion striker Rickie Lambert.

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)

Can Gabby redeem himself and stay?
Suggested By: JP Fear
Yes32%
No63%
Meh, not sure5%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Pirelli announce driver selections for Austria
Latest Vital Boxing News
Froch Not Sure About Groves!
Vital Football Comment

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Fear464
2.sirdennis198
3.Fulford192
4.BodyButter160
5.glensider148
6.JuanPabloAngel131
7.kefkat116
8.DeanoVilla107
9.Melon Donkey95
10.HeathfieldRoad187492
Write for Vital Football