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It's become a matter of great discussion, about how important Darren Bent is to our future prospects and success. For what it is worth, if we had Young and Downing supplying from the wings, I would have Darren Bent in the team every single week. The problem is, we do not create the chances Darren thrives on, and thrived on under the attacking threat from both Downing and Young.
Simply, without the ammo, Darren is less of a threat.
In my eyes, we cannot risk playing somebody who offers
It was the 14th of February this year, when the Sherwood love affair with Villa started. The following day saw the first signs of Sherwood's influence, when he visited the dressing room at halftime to help inspire the team to a 2-1 win over Leicester in the cup.
Before that, we were heading for yet more disappointment - with another frustrating first half performance, the sort we were used to under Lambert. But after leaving his seat in the stands and giving a morale boosting talk, a different
I've seen some really bad things happen at Villa, in my time as a fan. Losses in league cups to lower league teams (Scunthorpe, Sheffield United) but I have never felt so deflated and depressed as I do at this moment.
Don't get me wrong, Bradford deserve their massive achievement 100% and I wish them all the best for the final.
But whilst this is their finest hour, this is also my clubs darkest hour and I am not sure we can pull this around in time to save our premiership status.
I said since Gerrard, yes they had a good run up until him, but since then very little. United have produced many a player, but since the fabled class of 92? Not so much. They spent big on Rooney, Ferdinand, and Carrick because they'd stopped producing big talent. Both are beginning to bring through genuine talent now, but it's a long gap between early/mid 90's and now.
My point was even the supposed biggest and best academies only rarely bring through top talents that break in to, and stay in the first team.
Wolves was around the 2700 mark . The one season we were allocated 4200. Watford who are in a 20k ground offer 2k and Bournemouth who are in a 11k offer just over 1k. The general rule is you offer around 10% of your capacity .
I dunno, Fowler, McManaman ,Owen, Gerrard...………… Liverpool have bought through some of the best players the premier has ever seen - up there with Man United
I think a lot of the top flight sides do bring through good players, who go onto to have good professional careers, but it seems in the Prem era Liverpool/Man U have monopolised on bringing through top level legendary club players...………..
Id say Villa are one of the more successful clubs at bringing through good quality players who go onto have good careers, if not at Villa...…….. but we have yet to bring through an Owen/Fowler/Gerrard/Scholes/Becks level player - maybe Jack one day, but don't think hell hit there heights
You’ve sold it to me. I’ve always wondered how unsuccessful clubs go from being able to get tickets to them selling out quick all the time. Everton are a perfect example. Their games always sell out, and they don’t particularly do that well. It didn’t used to be like that at Everton though. Something triggered it, and demand has stayed strong even though they are not successful. I’m hoping our relegation, and return to the prem has triggered the demand button for us. Once you get that kind of demand rolling, it usually creates more demand. It’s about time tbf, because I’ve always said VP should be near enough full most weeks with the fanbase we have.