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Swindon v Villa media watch [30.10.12]: Lambert/Di Canio in focus
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30th Oct 2012
Swindon v Villa media watch [30.10.12]: Lambert/Di Canio in focus


The Sun: Paolo Di Canio says beating Aston Villa tonight would be like having sex with Madonna.

The Mirror: Scoring the winner in an FA Cup tie against Manchester United at Old Trafford was like "having sex with Madonna", according to Paolo Di Canio. And now the Swindon boss wants to recreate that feeling by knocking Aston Villa out of the Capital One Cup.

Daily Express: Paolo Di Canio is planning for a big night at Swindon that will heap more pressure on struggling Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert.

Daily Star: Paolo Di Canio reckons knocking Aston Villa out of the Capital One Cup tonight would be as good as having sex with Madonna.

Teamtalk: Paul Lambert insists it "won't be for lack of trying" if he fails at Villa as he swaps a Premier League survival battle for League Cup action.

Sporting Life: Paulo Di Canio has called on his npower League One side to "make something special" when Swindon host Barclays Premier League strugglers Aston Villa in the Capital One Cup fourth round.

The Times: Paul Lambert, the Aston Villa manager, has admitted that all the pressure will be on his players when they visit Swindon Town tonight seeking a place in the quarter-finals.

Sky Sports: Paul Lambert insists he is happy with the way Aston Villa are playing despite them hovering just above the drop zone.

The Mirror: Aston Villa keeper Brad Guzan is desperate to help them back to Wembley after admitting his League Cup Final snub still hurts.

Birmingham Mail: Brad Guzan is desperate for cup glory with Villa this season to put his Wembley woes behind him and banish arguably the worst moment in his claret and blue career.

Birmingham Mail: Snooker fan Ron Vlaar will be targeting a different kind of 'pot' when Villa's Capital One Cup campaign resumes this evening.

*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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