Date: 3rd April 2008 at 3:12pm
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Imavillan asked, and you voted and the results are…..

A resounding vote of no confidence for the keepers currently on our books is probably the polite way of saying how the results went.

Scott Carson 11%
Stuart Taylor 2%
Tommy Sorensen 1%
Jussi Jaaskelainen 8%
Ben Foster 25%
Brad Guzan 5%
Paul Robinson 17%
Boaz Myhill 5%
Artur Bourac 25%
Somone else 1%

So if money allows our first choice goalies would be Ben Foster and Artur Bourac who each took between them 50% of all votes cast.

Interesting that 5% went for former youth and reserve keeper Myhill. I remember eyebrows were raised when he was let go.

But it looks like the days, in fans eyes at least, of Sorensen (too much whinging and not enough performance), Taylor (never really did too badly but failed to establish himself as first choice) and Scott ‘the new Calamity’ Carson are over.

Fair enough Carson received 11% of the vote, 4th highest but I wonder how many people would’ve voted in his favour IF the fee talked about had only been £2-3 million and not the rumoured £10 million?

Anyway, I’ll stop rambling.

New Poll which will go up shortly is simply:

Villa v Bolton will:
win
lose
draw
who knows this is Villa!

I’m going for option 5.