Villa v West Brom media watch [27.09.12 AM]: Delph fired up
Birmingham Mail: Fabian Delph reckons Villa must reproduce the same intensity against West Brom if they are to make the most of their exciting Manchester City morale-booster.
Birmingham Mail: Stephen Ireland is likely to miss Villa's next two matches after it was confirmed the midfielder has broken his wrist.
Daily Mirror: Aston Villa handed Roberto Mancini his worst defensive day of the season after Paul Lambert told his players to give City some stick. The Villa boss gave his players a passionate speech before kick-off at the Etihad on Tuesday.
Birmingham Mail: Former Aston Villa goalie Mark Bosnich has tweeted that A League side Newcastle Jets have sold out of Emile Heskey shirts. The club have ordered further 5,000 shirts to cope with the demand for the replica shirts bearing his name and number 9.
Setanta Sports: Stephen Ireland is facing a spell on the sidelines after breaking a bone in his wrist.
ESPN: Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has confirmed Stephen Ireland will be out of action for "a few weeks" with a broken bone in his wrist.
Sky Sports: Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph has revealed Paul Lambert's pep talk inspired their Capital One Cup win over Manchester City.
Daily Star: Maicon reckons Roberto Mancini is on a par with Sir Alex Ferguson when it comes to losing his rag. Mancini and his short fuse are in the spotlight again following the Italian's rant at Paul Lambert on Tuesday night.
The Sun: Maicon reckons Roberto Mancini's passion for glory leads to his high-profile touchline spats.
*The extracts on this page are taken from various newspapers and media outlets. They do not necessarily reflect the views of Aston Villa.
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