Wednesday media watch [06.02.13 AM]: Boss on survival battle
The morning claret and blue media reports.
6th Feb 2013
Wednesday media watch [06.02.13 AM]: Boss on survival battle

Birmingham Mail: Paul Lambert admits Villa must learn how to win ugly after holding a team meeting to lift the players for their Premier League survival mission. Lambert summoned the squad together for a show of unity after the home defeat to Newcastle and they responded with a battling 3-3 draw at Everton.

Birmingham Mail: Gabby Agbonlahor is refusing to let the 'R-word' put panic in his performances during Villa's tense run in. Agbonlahor, the club's current longest servant, scored his third Premier League goal of the season in Saturday's 3-3 draw at Everton.

The Sun: Aston Villa coach Simone Farina has urged footballers to be fearless over match-fixing. Farina, 30, famously blew the whistle on Italian bribery after he was offered money to fix a cup game in November 2011.

Best Of The Rest

The Sun: Neymar says England have no chance of winning the World Cup - because they are a one-man team.

Daily Star: Brazil superstar Neymar could be coming to the Premier League after the World Cup next year.

BBC Sport: Hungarian club Debrecen have confirmed that their Champions League match against Liverpool in 2009 was part of a match-fixing investigation.

*The extracts on this page are taken from various newspapers and media outlets. They do not necessarily reflect the views of Aston Villa.



Season Tickets
Season Tickets
on sale


Kit tease
Buy our
2015/16 kits
  • QuickBooks
  • Macron
  • bet365
  • Carlsberg
  • iHotelGroup
  • Fiat
  • Acorns
  • betfair
Privacy|Terms & Conditions| © Aston Villa Football Club