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08 Oct 2018 18:20:30
So if Martinez was to come in, would that mean Henry would be his number 2.
The plot thickens.


1.) 08 Oct 2018 20:15:36
Id have Martinez good manager and he knows the championship.

2.) 09 Oct 2018 17:49:02
Villa4ever make your mind up you wanted Brendon Rodgers yesterday now it’s Martinez and before that it was Henry who will you want tomorrow coco the clown.
I’m just glad you’re not in the decision making as your always posting absolute nonsense all the time and supporters who may post on here aren’t going to because it’s a circus.
You are to this forum what Diane Abbot is to economics and mathematics lol.



07 Oct 2018 16:48:22
It seems this rumour about Henry and Terry is gaining momentum, and is not going away.
This could be very exiting if true.
I know it would not guarantee success, but we would have arguably the best striker and defender we have seen in this country for the last 20years.
If this happens I hope we can keep the likes of Delaney and McDonald at the club, I say this because they are Villa through and through, and there is very little wrong with our reserve and youth set up.
I am sure a roll for Stan Petrov could be found on the coaching side of things, that would give us a set up that has it all.
I think it would be nice to show Stan a bit of faith, after all he was a gladiator for us in midfield.


1.) 07 Oct 2018 17:03:03
I’d love that Dave. I hope they make an announcement soon, so who ever it is has this break to try and add some positivity to the club.

2.) 07 Oct 2018 17:26:38
Agree surely there's a coaching role Stan could do, I hope these rumours are true about jt n henry, the players would listen to those 2 there winners, Brendan Rodgers would be good, either i'm a happy bunny 😁😁.



03 Oct 2018 16:24:31
I will direct this at you Mainbob, simply because you are the last to post.
I have to say, I am disgusted with the attitude of some on here, you are all wallowing in the incident with Bruce last night, unbelievable and shameful.
You all think you are so funny with the kind of remarks you are making, all I can say is how would you feel if it was your Mother or Father coming under the same kind of abuse, Just think about it.
I want a change in management as much as anyone, but my god, I have more dignity than that.
The guy who threw the cabbage at Steve Bruce is a total person and an imbecile and should be banned for life if he is identified.
It`s all we and good venting your disapproval towards someone but to throw missiles of any description is moronic.
Please don't reply to me if you are backing this type of behaviour, instead go and spend some time growing up.
My patience on here is being severely tested, Villa fans it's a joke, have some bloody dignity and pride.
From a true Villa fan, not a hooligan.


1.) 03 Oct 2018 17:13:17
I don't think you should post on here if you don't want people to disagree with you.
Everyone is entitled to their opinion and my opinion is that someone throwing a cabbage at Steve Bruce is quite funny.
If my mother or father was in a high profile, highly paid position and someone threw a cabbage at them, I don't think it would upset me too much.

2.) 03 Oct 2018 17:30:55
If you read my post this morning I was disgusted with the fans last night and I did a big post on it,
I defended Bruce and was really sorry how he was treated,
Amazed you have picked out me to vent your anger.

3.) 03 Oct 2018 17:44:26
Prob that’s fine mate, if someone does throw a cabbage at you mom, I hope for your sake it doesn`t hit her square in the face, because it would hurt.
I don’t mind people replying cock, I will talk all day to people who are sensible with valid opinions.
In my opinion yours is not valid, its dangerous is it not?
I am sure you could find some Doc Martins about if you tried, I will keep my eyes open.

4.) 03 Oct 2018 17:56:19
Bob Yes that was this morning but you have followed suit with other comments,
And I did point out that I said your name because you posted last.
That was abuse last night, and you can dress it up all you like, its not on mate, end of.
Nothing personal, you know how I feel about abuse I have backed you up many times on here in the past.

5.) 04 Oct 2018 07:22:31
Dave what have I said that's got your goat,
Please enlighten me.

6.) 04 Oct 2018 07:34:06
I think if my Father was earning 2 Million a year, with 40 years experience, and managing one of the largest football clubs in the country he would have a thick enough skin to know this is football.

The cabbage was disgraceful but some of the comments on here are comical, I don't condone it by any stretch and hoped Villa fans would have more class but surely you have all seen much worse incidents at other clubs.

Villa fans amaze me, we have been shouting to get Bruce removed for months and now he is gone we focus and argue about the manner in which he was removed - Let's look forward, together.

7.) 04 Oct 2018 08:37:40

Hear hear let's all move on and support whoever is our next manager.

8.) 08 Oct 2018 15:22:26
i would applaud the choice of vegetable.



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,




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21 Oct 2018 13:01:07
Mainbob, do you feel better with Nylands performance.
He sure was up for it yesterday and proved he will be a very good keeper for us.
We should have been out of site come the half time whistle.
It would of made his afternoon far more comfortable if we had taken our chances.


1.) 21 Oct 2018 13:22:01
Hi Dave,
Still will reserve judgement on keeper.
That's his best game but think of the points he has lost us as well.
He could come good it's anyone's guess!
But for me the jury is still out,

2.) 21 Oct 2018 13:26:41
Quite pleased with the performance and result.
Our fitness levels needs to be looked at we tired badly 2nd half
Mcginn outstanding he will be missed on Tuesday that's for sure,
Pleased with the pressing game 1st half but Abrahams should have got a hatrick.
Adomhah was disappointing for me but it's hard to criticise the performance really and the Doug tribute was very moving.
Great day alround.

3.) 21 Oct 2018 13:58:58
Whatcha Bob, fair play on the keeper mate, still think you will be changing your mind further down the line though.
Fitness will take a while to make a significant difference, come Christmas and we will be running the nuts of most teams.

4.) 21 Oct 2018 16:20:34

I really hope you are right,
I always like to give players a fair chance,
I'll wait until
The back 4 are sorted out to give my views on him.



19 Oct 2018 22:35:40
My word we have had some great C Backs over the years.
What I would give now for any two from the list below to be our central defence.
Just as a matter of interest my pairing would be: P McGrath and M Laursen, but to be fair any two would be great.
Get a grip, I must stop dreaming.
Does anyone remember Lionel Martin, always looked like he had a coat hanger under his shirt.


1.) 19 Oct 2018 23:11:36
Gareth Barry?

2.) 20 Oct 2018 08:55:26
Con Martin
Jimmy Dug dale
John Slewenhoek
All top men.
Con Martin used to play in goal if keeper was injured.
Also, I believe that he played for Ireland both at Centre half and in goal as a selection.
Hard as tungsten.
DugDale bought from Baggies
Slewenhoek was from Dutch family in England. Father was a paratrooper in WW.

3.) 20 Oct 2018 17:04:47
Flackie, what`s with the question mark mate, surely you were around in those days.
Barry is listed in the List of Aston Villa players – Wikipedia as Defender/ Midfield.
He formed a back three of Ugo, Southgate, Barry back in the late 90s, and it was stated by Paul Merson at the time, that Villa`s defence was on a par with Arsenals back line.
I would also go so far as to say, Barry played as a central defender was better than what we have at present.
In my honest opinion Barry was as good a Defender as he was Midfielder, and had the ability to have become a top central defender, he had it all.

4.) 20 Oct 2018 17:36:52
I never remember him playing at cb mate.
Left back and across the middle of the park.
If I’m wrong I apologise Dave. Hence the question mark!

5.) 21 Oct 2018 07:54:09
Villa’s best centre back has to be Paul McGrath and already mentioned in the posts above here are a few more.

Martin Keown
Kent Nielsen
Derek Mountfield
Steve Foster
Paul Elliott.

6.) 21 Oct 2018 09:30:55
Personally I’m amazed that lescott has not made this list. 😳.

7.) 21 Oct 2018 11:49:40
Thought about it Flacks, he fell short on a technicality mate, that being, he was crap.

8.) 21 Oct 2018 15:28:19
Haha! And looked like he’s from Star Trek?

9.) 22 Oct 2018 10:05:10
dont forget Sean Teale.



13 Oct 2018 21:44:15
I have to say reading and hearing Dwight Yorke complaining that he can`t get a managers job because he is black has amazed me, and I am disappointed in him as a person for feeling that way.
I say to you Dwight Yorke, take a moment, sit down and reflect on your time playing for Aston Villa, and Man Utd. Two of the biggest clubs in the country, both wanted you to ply your trade and exhibit your skills for their clubs and paid you very good money for doing so.
You were employed by those two clubs not because you were black or white but because you were a very good player, and because you would improve the quality of both sides.
You have not got the manager`s job at Villa Park or any other club for that matter, simply because you are not good enough at this moment in time, and I reiterate not because you are black.
The same thing could be said of someone not getting a job because they have red hair, blue eyes, short legs, etc etc, the list goes on, it is what it is.
You have had thirty years earning fantastic money, driving flash cars, hardly having to lift a finger, with people doing almost everything for you, so I think it`s about time you worked at something and don`t expect it to be handed to you on a plate.
You need to man up, stop complaining, and work hard at getting some badges.
A footnote Dwight, be very careful what you wish for, managers have to pick the team from black and white players.


1.) 13 Oct 2018 23:10:08
Once again Dave great post . Yorkie has to wake up to the facts as you tell it . He has to put all the work in first I suppose having a very privileged life as a overpaid player, he’s not used to people saying no . But to use the race card is beneath him, I thought he was better than that.
Onwards&Upwards Villaforever.

2.) 14 Oct 2018 00:42:54
We don’t want Yorke near our club.
No back bone! .
Walked out on villa,
if I recall asked to leave Utd as couldn’t fight for his place,
Walked out on Blackburn,
And went to blues!

Also. not only walked out on his kids. as one isn’t 100% perfect, disowned him.

And he has the nerve to criticise people not giving him a chance?! Could of been a legend at everywhere he played, but rather than work, he tho is things should fall in his lap. Yorke the player, broke my heart leaving us.
Yorke the man, needs to grow up.

3.) 14 Oct 2018 00:50:26
Think things

(Note to self! Read before posting! . )

4.) 14 Oct 2018 09:43:25
These comments were 2 years old from when Bruce was hired. I can't find any recent comments from him.
While is doesn't change the fact that he did make those comments, they're not relevant now and we shouldn't be slagging him off for them in relation to the current situation.

5.) 14 Oct 2018 10:39:19
I didn’t realise that. if that’s the case. I don’t apologies, the guy is still a clot. and has no place on a villa hall of fame.

6.) 14 Oct 2018 13:07:06
Well said Flackie, I had forgotten about all of those other disrespectful things he has done.
Stay away I say.



11 Oct 2018 19:01:34
If I ruffle a few feathers saying this, then so be it, I make no apologies for doing so.
We need to cast aside the label us villa fans have been given, according to many we are and I quote, Fickle, impatient, naïve, feel we have divine rights, etc, etc, I personally don't give a mutts nutts what people call us, I call it passion for my teams success, never the less it is a label we bear because some of the above is very true, we also over react, fight amongst ourselves, more unwanted traits.
I suggest now that Dean Smith is our manager and JT is his number 2, we should all back them and the owners of our club in every way we can, be reasonable about our expectations.
We were very nearly down and out 14 weeks ago, it might not seem it to some but we have made huge strides to get where we are at this moment in time.
It is very clear to me that most if not all of our latest acquisitions are on a mission, and dare I say, I think they genuinely have our club at heart.
We now have some very capable people running our club, and I have to say I feel very contented and confident that we will now begin to move forward with some verve and conviction.
It might take a while for things to take shape and materialise, so we all need to appreciate this and give our new people and their set up time to settle, and for them to experiment without them being ridiculed and shot down for every decision they make.
Our current squad are somewhat conditioned in more ways than one, and obviously need a wakeup call, I expect the way the players think, eat, behave, and play will all change and it needs to.
Make no mistake, we as fans and supporters of Aston Villa have a very big part to play from now on.
I ask everyone to now give the new leadership time to do whatever needs to be done, without any added pressure from us moaning and griping.
Everything has been done that could be done, and in hindsight I honestly think we have achieved a scenario that will prove to be the better of all the options that were being thrown about.
We do not have any right at all to be top of the championship because we are Aston Villa, but our owners and management do have the right to expect, and to be given the time to try and repair and rebuild our great club to its former glory.
Our journey begins.


1.) 11 Oct 2018 21:39:41
Dave, what a great post.

2.) 11 Oct 2018 22:19:45
Thank you Flackie, its not over the top is it.
I just want it to be right this time, as I am sure you do.
Its looking good though mate, you agree?

3.) 11 Oct 2018 23:30:03
Not over the top at all.

And I think it’s a perfect appointment!

Also, I think he was their only choice. to me it’s mathematically impossible with the time scale for Henry to say no, then Jose’s apprentice says no, then Smith is appointee! In the space of 24hours! With compensation paid!
Shows press where fed bull siht to keep it under the radar.

Well played villa.

4.) 12 Oct 2018 11:27:40
Couldn't agree more, I reckon the deal was done the back end of last week. Terry obviously new, and Redknap new something on Monday ( good mate of Terry and they were out together Monday night) and was trying to be clever in the press (impossible for him) .

Along with our CEO the owners have shown class in their negotiations and have certainly played the press, no mean feat I personally think this is a sign of things to come, the way this lot operate and I think the future is bright, however we should not expect miracles overnight.

5.) 12 Oct 2018 11:28:53
Dave once again you are spot on with your post,
You really know how to put over your views,
This set up now needs all the villa supporters behind them and not to expect overnight success,
It's not as easy as turning on a tap,
Smith's team's play differently to Bruce's so he will need time to get it his way of playing,
He will succeed in my view If allowed to by the owners and particularly with the fans,
I am very excited by all appointments and may we have a very bright future
Up the villa!

6.) 12 Oct 2018 14:58:44
I think you are probably spot on there Flackie.
And I agree, if it is true, what a clever and shrewd move.



11 Oct 2018 14:21:21
Dean Smith welcome to Villa Park, wishing you and our great club a successful future.
John Terry welcome back a true leader.


1.) 11 Oct 2018 14:59:04
Great to see a manager who has earned the right to go to a better club,
He has served his apprenticeship and good luck to the guy.
Just glad we Did not end up with the usual suspects like big sam/ moyes/ parades,
Be a hero and get us up to where we belong,




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22 Oct 2018 15:08:07
Have faith Hnchmchl85 everything will be fine.
Thank you for your reply.




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21 Oct 2018 11:41:52
Hnchmch, we are here again, one game and you don’t trust him 100%, why say that.
Then you say he seems the right man for Villa, blimey we have to be the most cynical fans in the country.
This guy is Villa through and through, give him some credit, and trust.
I would like to know your reasons for not trusting him, what has he done wrong, has he offended you, has he told any lies, has he slated anyone, are his training methods out of date, please tell me.




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10 Oct 2018 19:45:52
Well said DJC, spot on mate.




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08 Oct 2018 15:14:47
Pray tell us the answer then Andy, what is your solution.
We are all ears mate?




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03 Oct 2018 19:35:34
Not me woodsy
I think that’s a good shout mate, and why not go for high profile.
They can only say one of two things mate, yay or ney.


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22 Oct 2018 18:40:07
Yeh we watched the final on our neighbours tv, the house was packed.




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22 Oct 2018 15:24:24
My first game was in 1955 I was 5 years old and spent the first half sitting on the cinder track round the pitch, and the second half on my dads shoulders swinging a rattle.
Back in those days if my memory is correct, you could get in for free at half time.
As you say bob you could mix with other fans, it was great fun.




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21 Oct 2018 17:16:49
Here we go again, blitz the league, there have been people on this site saying the same thing for years.
What makes you think we will blitz this league, typical of our fans making statements of what we are going to do.
And Grealish, there is only one person who can let the shackles off him and that is Grealish himself.
He has never been shackled.




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21 Oct 2018 13:58:58
Whatcha Bob, fair play on the keeper mate, still think you will be changing your mind further down the line though.
Fitness will take a while to make a significant difference, come Christmas and we will be running the nuts of most teams.




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21 Oct 2018 11:49:40
Thought about it Flacks, he fell short on a technicality mate, that being, he was crap.