Aston Villa Rumours Member Posts


Villadave's Profile

Current Avatar:
Villadave's Avatar
Correct Score Competition:

Not entered
Correct Score Competition
Flat Out Racing:

Not played Flat Out Racing

No Profile Picture uploaded

Team: Aston Villa

Where from: Nechells Green

Favourite player:

Best team moment:



Villadave's Posts and Other Poster's Replies To Villadave's Posts



To Villadave's last 5 rumours posts


To Villadave's last 5 banter posts


To Villadave's last 5 rumour replies


To Villadave's last 5 banter replies


Villadave's rumours posts with other poster's replies to Villadave's rumours posts


31 Jan 2018 22:05:15
Confirmed, Grabbon signs.




31 Jan 2018 18:06:25
Deal agreed for Grabban.
Season loan.


1.) 31 Jan 2018 18:37:55
12 goals in a poor Sunderland side, good addition, something different off the bench.

2.) 31 Jan 2018 19:02:15
I would go 442 now.

3.) 31 Jan 2018 19:23:39
I can’t find the deal done anywhere. are you sure?

4.) 31 Jan 2018 19:34:38
I have said deal agreed Flackie, on sky sports.

5.) 31 Jan 2018 19:52:52
It is listed at 16.36 at the transfer centre.

6.) 31 Jan 2018 20:05:22
Ive herd rumour defoe has been seen in birmingham this evening.

7.) 31 Jan 2018 20:50:10
Dave I see that now, thank you!
But I’m assuming it’s not gone through as not anywhere else?

8.) 31 Jan 2018 21:09:41
Everyone reported done earlier, Birmingham Mail, sky, Alan Nixon, but then BBC WM at the same time tweeted saying they’d been told the deal isn’t close to being done, weird one.

9.) 01 Feb 2018 09:14:21
Grabban looks a ok signing,
He is a journey man with so many clubs but we could be his team to get him to settle
Some reading up on him seems me to think he could have a attitude problem but we will wait and see on that,
But he scores goals at end of day and that's why we got him
No better time to start than against Burton on Saturday,



21 Nov 2017 16:54:59
Just a rumour,
Villa have been contacted by Shamrock Rovers for Kevin Toner.
Shamrock have held talks about a possible deal for the 21-year-old defender.
He is currently on a season-long loan with Stevenage.
And his contract is up at Villa Park at the end of the season.


1.) 21 Nov 2017 23:30:47
Barely makes the Stevenage team and was awful both loan spells he had last term, get rid.

2.) 22 Nov 2017 20:36:39
Could be left back cover though? Would like to see Borg given a try though




20 Apr 2017 23:17:39
Just heard Ugo Ehiogu has had suspected heart attack at spuds training ground today.


1.) 21 Apr 2017 09:43:08
RIP big man. Sad news.

2.) 21 Apr 2017 10:35:41
Holte Ender in the sky.

3.) 21 Apr 2017 10:36:35

4.) 21 Apr 2017 12:17:16
Was a loyal villain an great defender for us and probably should of represented his country more than 4 times. RIP big man.



31 Jan 2017 15:28:32
Scott Hogan agrees personal terms, medical passed, should be completed soon.





Villadave's banter posts with other poster's replies to Villadave's banter posts


31 Jul 2018 17:24:22
It seems blatantly obvious that Klopp see`s Woodburn improving as a player, far more likely at Sheffield Utd.
To all Bruce admirers, surely that tells you that confidence in Bruce`s ability to coach and nurture young players is in serious doubt.
That echo`s my feelings and many other posters on here.
He would have been a very useful addition to our squad, and its gone.


1.) 31 Jul 2018 17:49:59
In all honesty I believe that klopp feels he will play more there. Which I agree. Wouldn't of surprised me if he played off the bench for us. Where he is more likely to start at United.

2.) 01 Aug 2018 08:35:24
Agree with you on this,
Bruce would more or less use him as a sub many times,



27 Jul 2018 15:16:08
In reply to Malc1976 last night
Hi Malc
I would go for players like Massimo Luongo, George Saville, and Ryan Woods to name but a few, players of that type need to be introduced into our squad, to bring some vibrancy and creativity to our play.
I honestly think at Villa Park, we sometimes coach the ability out of players to suit our style, thus they become single minded and laboured.
Over the years we have bought many players that have been scoring goals and playing great football for their clubs, they arrive at Villa park and hey presto, play it sideways or give it the keeper.
Pavarotti used sing opera, why would you stop him doing that and try to get him rapping.?
Certain players need to be allowed express themselves, and by letting them do that we might start to see the likes of Stan Bowles, Rodney Marsh, Paul Gasscoigne, and Brian Little again.
Look at the players we have tried over the years, and because they don't score a hat-rick in their first game they are labelled as failures and get moved on.
We must not do the same with the likes of O, Hare, and McKirdy.
Two examples spring to mind, Barry Bannan and Guy Whittingham, both went on to become very good players for their respective teams.
It`s simple really, we are all individuals and teams need individuals, with varying styles, that way you are never going to be predictable.




25 Jul 2018 21:55:38
After tonights game I have to say, I would snap up the offer from spuds for Grealish, and get rid of most of the team, this is not a spur of the moment thing.
The team and club are in a mind set, and stuck with negativity, sideways, backwards, sideways again, so dam boring, we have no game changing players at all, and at times tonight we looked like chickens with their heads off.
Nobody in our squad can pick a pass, I mean a telling pass through the channels, nine times out of ten if we break down the middle the ball is then played out wide, teams suss that out very soon and from then on we are finished.
Unless we make changes now, I fear we will remain a win one, and lose one side.
I say change the manager, gradually change most of the playing staff and start again.
I know all too well that fortunes can change, trouble is I can`t see that happening with this lot, I am afraid we missed the boat back in May.
Please don't anyone say I am a pessimist, I am far from it, that is honestly how I see our plight.


1.) 26 Jul 2018 08:54:51
Wow, got all that from a friendly!

2.) 29 Jul 2018 05:01:01
sounds all positive then!



05 Jun 2018 15:07:35
Reading all this crap about FFP and other restraints placed into footballs rules and regulations make you wonder where we are going.
Harry Kane has been valued at £176,000,000, shocking.
If these sort of transfers continue, football will be finished.
As I see it, the game will create a black hole and implode, then disappear up its own arse.


1.) 05 Jun 2018 15:50:47
Could not agree more Dave,
The games gone mad,

2.) 05 Jun 2018 16:07:07
How`s the wife Bob.

3.) 05 Jun 2018 16:19:41
Better Dave but still not right,
Thanks for asking mate!



01 Jun 2018 15:24:34
Surely one of the first things to do now Terry has gone, is to secure the signing of Abel Hernandez from Hull on a free. His contract is up next month, and he is considering a new contract offer that is on the table.
Terrys wages alone would probably fund such a move.
One out one in, should not affect ffp unless I am having a stupid day.


1.) 01 Jun 2018 16:01:03
I think hernadez was after 100 grand a week?
Not a chance we will pay that
Did not the Dr say something about his demands and said no chance,
Think our wage limit will be around the 20 grand a week now,
These type of players will now be a distant memory to us I'm afraid,

2.) 01 Jun 2018 18:00:17
Again Bob, we won`t know unless we try mate.
Yes I agree the deal fell through last time because of his wage demands, that was back then.
If his demands are the same again we move on, and it hasn't cost us a penny, got to be worth a punt.
We want people who will play for the club and the prospect of better money when promotion is achieved.

3.) 02 Jun 2018 08:50:02
Dave I understand what you are saying I would love him also but how the Dr is talking there will be no big wages paid to anyone,
I look at Richards who up is on 50 grand a week?
Add hogan/ McCormack and we are throwing money away on players who clearly not good enough,
Think 70% of our revenue is payed in wages that is a massive amount in the premiership but in the championship it's not substainable to continue,
We have to face it we are in deep brown stuff and bringing in quality players on good wages for now is not going to happen,




Villadave's rumour replies


Click To View This Thread

12 Jun 2018 14:11:24
I would not entirely dismiss this rumour at all.
John Terry could possibly be behind it, if true, that is only a thought.
Stanger things have happened, and I tend to agree with Kingy on this.
If true do the deal, it could be a good starting point, on the road back.




Click To View This Thread

17 Apr 2018 19:24:46
Yeh, read the same article nick, I have a feeling that grealish could be another agbonlahor, in the sense that unless some club comes in with a ridiculous offer for him and us, he may well stay put.
Man cty, Man utd, or a top foreign outfit might tempt.
I might be wrong but He is a home boy, so unless we plummet I think he will stay put.




Click To View This Thread

17 Apr 2018 16:09:48
Tell me about it Ken, I have been a campaigner for freedom of opinions on hear for ages.
And yes, I would also accept the man (Bruce) and his style of play if, and I say if, it kept us in the prem and in the hunt for honours.
But I just can`t see that happening somehow, still never say never.
I would hold my hand very high if I am wrong.




Click To View This Thread

17 Apr 2018 13:47:56
Ken, I have to agree with most of what you and Hoeful have said, and I think everyone on this thread have made some good points.
As you all know I have serious reservations about the ability Bruce has, not keen on his style of football at all, but that is for another day, I have never called for his head and he has earned his chance.
Time will tell, and fingers crossed for the playoffs.




Click To View This Thread

16 Apr 2018 16:31:06
So do I, who are the ones you think would step up Ken.





Villadave's banter replies


Click To View This Thread

12 Aug 2018 12:08:19
Thank you KV, sense at last.




Click To View This Thread

11 Aug 2018 23:18:36
Mate nobody hates Bruce, what myself and some other fans feel is that he lacks something as a manager.
And yes people will have a dig if we start throwing silly points away, we have a right to do that.
For some reason we make very hard work of finishing teams of, and that is because we can`t change the way we are set up to play.
Players need to be played in their correct positions and allowed to do what attracted us to them.
Trust me, we are far from a certainty to go up.
Tactics need to be addressed, because we get sussed very quickly, we need that elusive Plan B.




Click To View This Thread

08 Aug 2018 14:27:27
Big problem now is that if Jack wants out he should be released.
We all know how he can perform when things are not going his way, he has still not matured enough to be out of the sulking stage yet.
I say while he is on his game let him go, I am sure we can squeeze 30 mil out of spuds.
Then let`s look forward and move on, we could even improve without him, he is not a finished article, and remember he might never be.




Click To View This Thread

01 Aug 2018 17:53:56
I agree, so thanks for the support oldvillan, posted very similar content yesterday, see post lower down.




Click To View This Thread

29 Jul 2018 18:45:03
Transfer embargo lifted.
Villa are now in talks with Liverpool over a 12 month loan for Ben Woodburn.
Check it out.