Date: 5th November 2008 at 1:43pm
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Vital Villa asked for your man of the match votes for the 2-0 defeat at the hands of Newcastle United on Monday night.

Looks like a large ‘protest’ vote has happend as the winner was Marlon Harewood with 41%!

It really was a night where it was hard to pick anyone who shone although of the players that actually were on the pitch for more than five minutes, (!) Brad Friedel, Luke Young and Martin Laursen faired best, all with 10%.

Other results:

A. Young (5%)
Milner (5%)
Reo-Coker (4%)
Barry (4%)
Agbonlahor (3%)
Carew (3%)
Sidwell (3%)
Shorey (1%)
Cuellar (1%)

Our latest poll asks which striker you would like most in the January transfer window with the choices:

Newcastle United’s Michael Owen or Obafemi Martins
Portsmouth’s Peter Crouch or Jermain Defoe
Wigan’s Emile Heskey or Amir Zaki
Reading’s Kevin Doyle
Blackurn’s (unvailable!) Santa Cruz
West Ham’s Dean Ashton
Ajax’s Klass Jan Huntelaar
Barcelona’s Thierry Henry

Surely it has to be time for Martin O’Neill to really shoot for the stars and try to bring in a WOW player or two, a world class striker or two being the most important part of the jigsaw puzzle we so lovingly call Aston Villa?! Easier said than done I guess?!