Unoial Villa News…
Steve Wade: The cognoscenti of the attacking-header were left to drool over Emile Heskey’s superb winner at Wolves this week, and drone on to captive audiences across the city, about the great headers of a football who have worn the Villa shirt. Arguments were inevitable, as the different generations compared Andy Gray and Andy Lochhead, while the oldies piped up names like Tony Hateley and romantics wept into their beer, as they told tales of how good Keith Leonard could have been. Full article: Something For The Weekend (301)
An interview with a Spurs fan ahead of today’s game: Click Here
Our interview on Vital Spurs: www.spurs.vitalfootball.co.uk
Hercs in the dressing room pre- Spurs: Click Here
Mystic Mug v Lawro face off… Click Here
Villa site ‘the big match’ www.avfc.co.uk
Fieldy: Gabby Agbonlahor will definitely miss our clash against Spurs, and then faces a race to be fit for the home clash against Chelsea as he’s set to undergo a minor operation on Monday. Full article: Gabby Going Under The Knife
Fieldy: Gerard Houllier has an interesting decision ahead of Spurs, as even Richard Dunne admits it’s going to be difficult to break back into the first team following recent performances. Dunne is now fit and raring to go following the knee problem that saw him come off at half time against Everton, and then miss the Rovers and Wolves games but with the form of James Collins and Carlos Cuellar recently even he admits he can’t expect to walk straight back into the team and will have to fight to regain his place. Full article: The Dunneymonster Conundrum
Fieldy: Bob Bradley has decided to give little Brad some company on the flight over to the States and has called up Eric for the first time for their friendlies against Poland and Colombia. The States take on Poland on October 9 and 3 days later they take on Colombia. It’s a good step up for Eric, as his previous experience has come from taking part in the US of A’s World Cup training camp prior to the final qualifiers against Costa Rica and Honduras. Full article: Eric Lichaj Set For International Debut
Fieldy: James Collins, with the help of the clubs medical staff, has identified the cause of his pre season fitness woes…. read more: A Bootiful Result For Collins
And the September player of the month was…. Click Here
Petrov to remain captain + a bit of transfer talk! Villa Transfer Gossip + Petrov Remains Captain
Villa boss Gerard Houllier has spoken to the Official Site reminding the players that this is a team game and that he will be using the squad. WOW. What a radical idea..rotation and tactics. It’ll never catch on! Full article: Houllier To Use Rotation And Tactics.. WOW!
Looks like Nigel Hokey-Cokey’s luck might have changes as Gerard Houllier has been singing the midfielders praises. NRC, who looked certain to leave under MON appears to have a fresh chance under our new boss. + Poll results, which potential bosman signing would you keep? Full details: Which Players Would You Keep + Hokey-Cokey
Thought for the day: In the immortal words of Col8: What a great day to be a Villa fan.