Archive | April 15, 2010

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RUMOUR – UMBRO to be new kit manufacturer

A rumour was posted on the Villa mailing list that is supposed to come from a Nike insider who works in marketing. He says that after 3 years we are swapping from NIKE to UMBRO. Now we understood we had a 5 year contract but of course UMBRO is owned by Nike but would be […]

View from the North Stand – ROB is very frustrated and aren’t we all

Another forlorn and empty return from Brent, the arsehole of London. But it could have been oh so different had the referee in charge had the courage to do what was right. The day started off well, arriving in the pox ridden capital at around 2.15. We immediately got some cans from Tesco and took […]

FULL TIME – Villa Reserves 2 Stoke Reserves 0 – Hofbauer (2)

Stoke have put out a very young team for this game against the champions Villa’s team is Marshall; Roome, Bouma, Clark, O’Halloran; Hogg, Bradley, Reo-Coker, Hofbauer; Forrester, Harewood. Subs: Albrighton, Bevan, Weimann, Collins Jnr. The surprise being Harewood starting the game and Bouma at centre back Villa took the lead through Hofbauer in the first […]

Milner on PFA young player of the year shortlist

According to the Guardian Sports Twitter feed James Milner is on the shortlist for PFA young player of the year A richly deserved shortlisting but is 23 young ?

CHEER UP, could be worse and be a Blues fan

Yep that is true, we may feel down and feel sorry for ourselves at the moment but never let it go amiss that in 10 days time we have the chance to put good over evil and put them where they belong. So this story today from the Daily Mail regarding th Blues owners should […]

End of season, questions to be asked, players to go

Yesterday confirmed what we feared but we simply are not good enough at killing off teams. For the record I thought we played well until their goal and if that useless lump Carew had scored when close in then maybe the game would have been different. What the game did confirm to me was we […]


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