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20 Dec 2020 18:20:12
Some of you taking the pee owe walkies an apology, strong reliable sources suggest that Konsa was tested positive last week.


1.) 20 Dec 2020 19:03:47
The joke was the “doubt” comment, if he does have C.V. simple thought process from when he last played tells you he isn’t a doubt, he’s out. 😂

Who are these “strong reliable sources”? Why would the club attempt to hide it?

2.) 20 Dec 2020 20:14:25
I would think there would be repercussions if they did try and hide it.

3.) 20 Dec 2020 21:04:47
Definitely Mark!

4.) 20 Dec 2020 21:33:05
He was out simples, never in doubt.

5.) 20 Dec 2020 22:55:18
Its players discretion and if his been training with other players we prob didn't want the game call off because his been around them. House told me himself with his brother so everybody elses view doesn't bother me! So if you have genuine info maybe we shouldn't put it up because u just get called a liar well he didn't play i and hause was right!

6.) 21 Dec 2020 09:31:52
I don’t know if you struggle to read scottcaffu or you missed the post everyone was referring to. Fortunately as much as he tries WTW can’t change what he already posted, so I’ll c&p for you:

“ Konsa wasnt ill he had Cov19 he is a major doubt 4 tomz game because 10 day isolation. ”

Now if I need to break down to you why people would take the pee, I can, but surely you can work out on your own that if Konsa played against Wolves, he must have passed a CV test, if in the mean time he failed one, that would incur a minimum of 10 day isolation period, as the wolves game was less than 10 days ago, he is not a doubt, he is out completely.

So there was no ‘doubt’ in it, it’s a banter site, if someone says something silly people will have some light hearted fun with it. There’s no need to cry.

7.) 21 Dec 2020 17:53:51
No answer yet?

8.) 21 Dec 2020 18:46:47
Nope Daz. Smith said again this morning Ezri is ill but on the mend, and they didn’t want the cold weather last night to slow his recovery.

9.) 21 Dec 2020 20:54:52
I agree i don't mind the banter but I was definitely not lying about him having C.V. luckly 4 us our chip shop is in a rich area and many footy players come in not all Villa. Hutton was in last week as well with his very fit mrs. The info i get is correct.

Maybe doubt is a wrong word i just no he had C.V. hause didn't say when he tested positive just that he did his brother is a very funny chap. 1 thing i will say is the closeness between seems to be very gud the way they all talk about each other.

10.) 21 Dec 2020 23:34:03
Seems a bit odd that the club would be trying to keep something quiet but the players are down in the chippy blabbing about it, for me the believability is zero on that 1 walkies.

11.) 22 Dec 2020 15:52:59
You no nothing.

12.) 22 Dec 2020 18:09:03
*know 😂.



02 Oct 2020 22:09:02
King was absent tonight at the stadium of doom with a migraine, so he is obviously on the move just wonder where he is off to, kingy. WTW any ideas.


1.) 02 Oct 2020 22:21:59
Tottenham were supposedly front runners for King and they’ve just signed striker Carlos Vinicius from Benfica.
Will this clear the path for Villa?

2.) 02 Oct 2020 23:41:35
I think it might well do Mark, its certainly looking likely.

3.) 03 Oct 2020 22:40:29
I think Spurs are favourites. They have a lot less cover in the front 3 and seem to be more desperate to push a deal.
We gave enough interchangeable options and with Smiths preference to get goals from midfield and wide I think he'll be happy keeping Keinan as back up.

4.) 03 Oct 2020 22:44:05
Hadn't seen that they've signed Vinicius. Not convinced King would be looking to play second fiddle for us though.

5.) 05 Oct 2020 20:39:35
Torino’s low bid for King was rebuffed earlier today. However, I think Smith had moved on a while ago from this option. The Barkley deal seems to have shaped the manager’s thinking, particularly with Grealish remaining on the left flank.



13 Sep 2020 17:56:46
Hope I am wrong but my gut feeling is the sale of Jack is financing the latest three reported signings from Arsenal, Leon, Weder bremen, I think the friendly against man u yesterday was part of any deal, again hope I am a million miles off the mark, but the money has to come from somewhere, just ask the eds.


{Ed002's Note - The money can potentially come from selling him at the end of the season - but it does have to come from somewhere.}

1.) 13 Sep 2020 20:40:39
Last year it was tv money according to pursey purslow. whos to say we aren’t dipping into to that again the owners seem to be prepared to spend to get somewhere and make profit later when were in the champions league every year 😂 jacky isn't going anywhere soon 👊🏻.

2.) 13 Sep 2020 20:45:56
Utd won’t stump up the cash for jack, after buying donny, they have pogba Bruno and greenwood, jack not stupid he won’t go somewhere to warm the bench he can’t get picked ahead of greenwood for England, if he moves I don’t think it will b to United.

3.) 14 Sep 2020 00:34:06
Crossed my mind, scotcaffu.

The only thing making me feel otherwise is no midfield signings (so far) by Villa.

United seem worried. Raised expectations with the Sancho saga and need to save face. Mind you, £80M in the current climate is a lot to stump up for a single player.

I am surprised we have potentially spent what we have, but assume it is due to the easing off on FFP rules with the two year assessment that has led to us being so heavily active.

If I was being devil’s advocate, I suppose United could be offering a midfielder plus cash for Jackie boy. Would be very upset if the clown boy, Lingard, was part of any deal.

4.) 14 Sep 2020 10:35:28
Jacks gona sign a new deal jacks dad said last night.

5.) 14 Sep 2020 10:51:32
AJ I think Utd might go for Jack if the Sancho deal falls through. If that does happen then as I have said previously we need to take a leaf out of the Brentford book and play hard ball over the fee, so for me the only Utd player that I would accept, guy y and they are likely to release is Tuanzebe I would then try to secure someone like Barkley, Loftus Cheek, or Sigurdsson as a replacement or maybe even two of the above. The other thing is if we get to the last week of the window and nothing has happened then whether Utd offer us what we want they need to be told to bugger off because it won’t give us enough time to sort out replacements and integrate them into the first team squad. Interesting times!



06 Aug 2020 17:16:20
Just read 002 is a lady.

Does her obsession with FFP and slapping us boys down at every opportunity mean she is a Femme Fatale Poster.


{Ed002's Note - It is hardly an obsession with FFP, it is a simple statement of fact that AV have the opportunity to resolve their issue whilst many of the supporters are of the opinion that they can ignore FFP and that the owners will spend as much as they want.}

1.) 06 Aug 2020 18:34:25
Come on Ed, break down this wall with us, it feels like you are a bit harsh on us at times.
You have to admit mate, your strict approach to us over FFP needs a bit of humour at times, and I reckon you have a crafty smile to yourself over it, am I right 😁.

{Ed002's Note - I do have a smile Dave - but I think it may just be wind.}

2.) 06 Aug 2020 19:27:46
That`s better Ed, have some gripe water mate, with gin works wonders.

3.) 06 Aug 2020 19:57:46
Ed we are Aston Villa, "we spend what we want"

4.) 06 Aug 2020 20:25:59
Hahaha, love it scottie,

5.) 06 Aug 2020 23:06:24
Dave I'm on a mission to win Ed 002 round, I will try humour, science my financial incompetence and get to the point that ffp will never be mentioned on here ever again. You do the charm offensive and I'll do the wind up.

6.) 07 Aug 2020 11:34:29
Ok Scotty, I feel the deed is done mate, what about you.
I bet he is smiling as he is posting this. 😁.

{Ed002's Note - Much will depend on departures but a CB, an CM/AM/LW (if Grealish were to depart), and a S are key. A versatile DM/CM will also be required if Douglas Luiz leaves.
Possible notable departures:
Jack Grealish (CM/AM) right now the club are for now pricing him out of a move and the interest of Manchester United is drifting away.
Douglas Luiz (DM/CM) but Manchester City have the option to buy him back if Aston Villa put him up for sale - which I doubt they would
Carney Chukwuemeka (CM/AM) only a kiddie but another who might make an early breakthrough like Jude Bellingham has done at Birmingham. Aston Villa will do all they can to keep him and know that he has been watched in Under 18 games by scouts representing many Premier League teams and at least one German side. Aston Villa can expect an approach from both Manchester clubs, Leicester and Liverpool before long.
Wesley (S) will leave if an opportunity arises.
Scott Hogan (S) an upgrade is needed.

In terms of what the club has been looking at:
(CB) I am not aware of any targets and if Kortney Hause is available the issue could go away.
Baptiste Santamaria (DM) Angers will not look to let him leave on the cheap having rejected offers from Aston Villa and Bordeaux last summer so they have a price at around €20M - but critically they want a cash, or near all cash sale. Angers have shared Leicester, Aston Villa, Napoli, Atalanta, Villareal, Spurs, Fiorentina, Sevilla, Everton and West Ham have all sent scouts to watch him this season. Additionally, the interest of Lille and Lyon is well understood. He will certainly be sold this coming summer but there is a side issue that might make a move to England a little difficult – but I expect Spurs to push.
Christian Luyindama (DM/CB) Aston Villa could be priced out of the market for him. Wolves are keen and Galatasaray don't want to sell. Has just recovered from serious knee injury but it has not stopped interest of Everton.
John Swift (CM) Reading's CM player has been recommended to AV.
Morgan Sanson (CM) beyond very unlikely but an enquiry made by Aston Villa.
Ben Chrisene (CM) this should go ahead – a kiddie but a great deal is expected of him.
Ollie Watkins (S) Leeds and Aston Villa have declared and interest with Brentford – who may look to an auction if more interest arises – and it might with Crystal Palace.
Michy Batshuayi (S) AV asked about a loan but Chelsea want to sell - very unlikely.
Kelechi Iheanacho (S) Perhaps a wildcard option.
Alfredo Morelos (S) Although Rangers don't want to sell, there have been enquiries for Morelos from Aston Villa and Crystal Palace (way down their list). Very unlikely and I suspect heading to Lille.
Said Benrahma (LW/S/F) Brentford are looking for £25M with Palace, Spurs, Leicester, Aston Villa, Newcastle and West Ham showing an interest - the question will remain can he step up.
Serhou Guirassy (S) makes little sense but Aston Villa has taken a look as have West Ham, Brighton, Bournemouth, Rennes, Arsenal and Spurs who have had the player offered to them. Amiens want some of those nice English pounds and no English clubs will pay over the odds.
Vedat Muriqi (S) heading elsewhere, but looked at by AV.

7.) 07 Aug 2020 15:44:36
Thank you for that Ed, very comprehensive mate, and a lot to digest.
As being reported at the moment, it appears Wesley is drawing some interest at 13m, is there any substance to this Ed.
It seems a bit strange as he has not kicked a ball in anger since his knee injury.

{Ed002's Note - I suspect there is - there are a couple of sides (Lazio and Hertha Berlin) who think they can get more out of him.}

8.) 07 Aug 2020 16:14:44
Well maybe a couple more million and we should let him go.



22 Jun 2020 13:03:48
Slept on my frustration and this morning I still feel as disappointed and frustrated. I accept this is pretty typical now and we are going down with a whimper. I would imagine we will cash in on Jack mcginn and Heaton, who are the only three that will get in a premier league side. The rest are ready for the struggle at the top of the championship. The owners backed Smith and it didn't work out. There have been far more successful managers who have been sacked so I struggle to see how people are still backing him. The last two games have shown how predictable we are and I can't see anything changing. So we will be back where we deserve to be along with Norwich and Bournemouth. The only difference we have spent a fortune and got no return on the investment this equates to failure in any walk of life. I will renew my season ticket because Villa are in my blood, I just wish some of the over paid overrated bunch of players cared as much.


1.) 22 Jun 2020 16:49:25
And me Scotty, woke up with a bloody headache, the sky was full of rain, and the wife wanted me to clean the windows, inside of course.
That`s what being a Villa fan is mate.




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05 May 2021 13:33:28
Entered the ballot for the Chelsea game, looks like about a 1 in 3 chance so fingers crossed. Rules are pretty strict and no cheeky pint inside, however would love to be successful for my two grandsons 🤞.


1.) 05 May 2021 17:31:04
Iv entered as well, with my Two sons . My youngest lad was there last Saturday, to get his first jab .
As you say Dave, it’s a lottery, but would be great, to cheer them on again .



01 May 2021 21:57:45
Where on earth has that been for the last two months, well done, players that can pass to claret and blue shirts, so that's the level we can achieve, so Deano has obviously worked on it, really promising performance, well done.


1.) 02 May 2021 08:21:16
well said scotty.



28 Apr 2021 18:57:00
I'm sure lots of us watched Chelsea last night, superb all round performance. Remember when we played them when Frank was the manager (most fans thought he should not have been changed) we matched them and were unlucky to only draw. Clever business men on high saw there was a problem and addressed it, look at them now, same players, different coach, different tactics, wow what a difference, we were on par with them, nowhere near now.


1.) 28 Apr 2021 19:51:07
Remember when we was on a good run and you didn't post?

2.) 28 Apr 2021 20:36:04
Seem to remember that amazing transformed side lost 2-5 to Sandwell recently.

3.) 28 Apr 2021 20:55:31
I post all the time win lose or draw and always have done, Chelsea have lost one freak game with ten men since the new manager we have won one in eight, absolutely no comparison.

4.) 28 Apr 2021 22:09:48
Danny Mills knows best Mark.

5.) 28 Apr 2021 22:23:11
Daz, what Scotty has said is true, so I can`t see a problem mate.

6.) 28 Apr 2021 22:46:28
Or could it be their new signings have become more settled? Oh and don't forget their superior squad depth. Deano would win the league if he was in charge at Chelsea.

7.) 28 Apr 2021 23:08:44
Personally I think we should change manager at end of season, he is not good enough to take us too nxt level.

8.) 29 Apr 2021 06:19:55
Dave I have a lot of respect for you mate so in what he has said in bot so many words he wants Deano out and your saying its true so in theory your saying you want him out too in agreeing with him. i just don't know why you don't come out and say it.

9.) 29 Apr 2021 08:47:10
You wanted Big Sam in villa4eva and look what's happened there. You also wanted Dyche in we are above them so I take what ever you say with a pinch of salt.



25 Apr 2021 21:03:48
Clueless players, clueless tactics, clueless manager, stick with Smith and we will be relegated next year. In the end apart from an extra 3 wins this season was not much different in the end from last season. If you have, Barkley * Traore, Mcginn, Elghazi, Luiz, Mings, Trez, in your starting side you would not even challenge in the championship. We should have seen enough in the last 12 games to realise the problems.


1.) 25 Apr 2021 21:20:25
And so the meltdown begins 🙈.

2.) 25 Apr 2021 21:48:46
Scotcaffu, another insightful post. Thing is we did have the majority of players on your list when we were in the championship and guess what. we won promotion! We played some good stuff at times tonight and definitely didn't deserve to lose. Remember they're fighting to stay up and we've got nothing to play for.

3.) 25 Apr 2021 22:13:09
BTW, if there is nothing to play for, why is it that people don`t think the youngsters should be given game time, the time is perfect.

4.) 25 Apr 2021 22:31:03
Dave common sense is not in Smiths vocabulary, ultimately it will do for him, not wishful thinking, fact.

5.) 25 Apr 2021 23:08:37
If they were ready I'm sure they'd play.

6.) 25 Apr 2021 23:55:43
Also playing a weakened team isn't fair on teams still playing for things.

7.) 26 Apr 2021 07:29:59
It wouldn’t necessarily have been a weakened team.
Elmo was caught for pace on several occasions when Sandwell countered. One of Hayden’s strengths is his pace.
Smith will need a back up for Cash next season and it’s unlikely Elmo’s contract will be extended. Guilbert is doing well at Strasbourg and will likely wish to remain there.
Villa will already have to get the chèque book out for a replacement left back, surely they don’t want to be doing the same for a right back.
This was an ideal occasion to give Hayden his first taste of first team football, if nothing else but to assess if Villa could have a replacement right back already in their ranks.
I would much prefer it if the money available in the Summer was spent on areas where we need strengthening. Those areas have been discussed to great lengths already on this site, so I don’t think I have to state where they are again.



25 Apr 2021 19:49:23
It just shows championship football can be every bit as exciting as premier league, just lacks the same quality.





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20 Dec 2020 21:33:05
He was out simples, never in doubt.




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18 Sep 2020 14:19:17
Ed where you bin, kingy is infamous on here, if kingy makes a prediction it never happens or its already in the public domain.




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03 Sep 2020 11:59:24
So Watkins not coming then, unless kingy finally gets one right at last.




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13 Aug 2020 23:00:05
Don't panic Dave, in Harry Enfield style our owners are "extremely richer than yow" we will finance what ever is needed with the best accountants at the owners disposal FFP will be diluted with all of the the virus implications and if i am wrong Ed002 will let us all know.




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06 Aug 2020 23:06:24
Dave I'm on a mission to win Ed 002 round, I will try humour, science my financial incompetence and get to the point that ffp will never be mentioned on here ever again. You do the charm offensive and I'll do the wind up.





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04 May 2021 20:16:53
Let's hope and pray this "black life mattered ". America recently convicted a white cop in the murder of black man, George Floyd, hopefully it will be the same result here, both had underlying heart and health issues that in medical opinions weren't the cause death, justice must be served. Institutional racism is still in our police I just hope the jury do their job and are not swayed by the "they were only doing their job" brigade.




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04 May 2021 12:02:26
So trinty, see its not the VDave and SC show, it is a balanced review of an enigma of a player by a selection of contributors.




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03 May 2021 16:29:23
Dave, we have had players that we have both watched over the years that are just like Elghazi, I used to love Dalian Atkinson (god rest his soul) unfortunately he didn't always turn up, Mark Walters also springs to mind. What's is it that turns great players one week to bang average next week. Obviously if there was a definitive answer we could all sort it. Yet other players with far less ability don't often drop their standard, Des Bremner was one of my idols for that very reason. Obviously confidence is a big thing but there is obviously far more to it. I accept fans, especially Villa fans are both demanding and unforgiving, but in Elghazi case we can't blame the fans in the stadium for his inconsistent performances. I find him infuriating and unfortunately I don't think he will change, so do we keep him as a squad player or cash in, I'm for the latter.




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30 Apr 2021 22:18:28
RK, I was in this instance supporting Dave on comments regarding 4eva, you mention rude comments, there has been nothing on the site that gets anywhere the level of ridicule this guy has endured. He makes observations and views, whilst unpopular, are his views. My views and comments might be unpopular and I make no apologies, its how I see things. I often comment to try and balance some of the one sided bias. My nature, whilst challenging and controversial is not rude. I may have made comments when trying to defend those who have been belittled, like 4eva, but if you can provide an example where I have been deliberately rude, I will stop posting, you have my word on this. We all want the best for our club and all have our ideas on the way forward. I currently see very little in terms of positives and I genuinely worry about the future and think this is a issue.




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30 Apr 2021 20:29:50
I'm with Dave mate, the problem is not with your honest forthright views, it's with the blinkered brigade who more than often are extremely rude should anyone have views that question the obvious issues that are currently highlighting how poor we are.