Villa v Everton podcast: Given backs 'Concrete' Vlaar to star
Produced by Jack Woodward in Communications HQ at Villa Park, the audio bulletin is well worth a listen, adding to your buzz pre-match.
This week, there's cracking names on the programme.
Shay Given talks about the presence of Ron Vlaar in training and during games.
He discusses the defender's 'Concrete' tag and why he's totally accepting of it!
Given also talks up Vlaar's qualities as a footballer, with an excellent touch and brilliant defensive attributes.
Fabian Delph discusses the qualities of Karim El Ahmadi , impressing on listeners his sound technical ability.
Delph says he thoroughly enjoys playing with El Ahmadi because he's experienced and comfortable in possession.
Paul Lambert also joins us and discusses his delight at the start of his back four.
He focuses in on Matt Lowton, who he believes has looked far from out of place in the cut-and-thrust of the Barclays Premier League.
He also praises Nathan Baker for the way 'Bakes' came in and did a job at left-back at West Ham.
Lambert also looks ahead to the Everton game and stresses the need for his team to fire in front of goal.
Brett Holman also contributes to the pre-match conversation, as he chats about the fans, the opposition and the buzz of playing at Villa Park.
The podcast also relives also Darren Bent's goal in the corresponding fixture last time out.
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