04 August 2006

Villans And Heroes


It's amusing that all five groups vying for Aston Villa are said to approve of Martin O'Neill. So not only is his appointment good news for the club, but it is also a slap in the face for Sven Goran Eriksson whose agent Athole Still fronts one of the contenders.

I failed to put my money where my mouth was but I had a feeling that Martin O'Neill would be shrewd enough to want to come to Villa. Despite all the negative press surrounding the club, I think that he judged that there is enough talent around to achieve mid-table and that expectations are so low that it would be hard for his reputation to be tarnished no matter what happens.

Alan Curbishley had more to lose, but I think he was unwise/cowardly not to throw his hat in the ring.

3 comments:

AngryinPrague said...

Typical Tory, an Aston Villa supporter living in his mansion in a foreign country, whinging about the state of the UK. And he would know what exactly?

Praguetory said...

I would be happy for you to think of me as a counter-balance to the
most famous Aston Villa fan in political blogging. As you can see his site is claret and blue. Have you been to my mansion? I think you'll find it's a flat...

Praguetory said...

I meant Bob Piper. http://www.councillorbobpiper.blogspot.com/