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Villa v Arsenal podcast: Vlaar looks ahead to Gunners showdown

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Villa v Arsenal podcast: Vlaar looks ahead to Gunners showdown

Ron Vlaar is on hand to preview the Arsenal clash in the latest edition of the official Villa podcast.

The Dutch central defender is among a host of star guests as we look ahead to the Barclays Premier League showdown against the Gunners.

Vlaar urges his team-mates to stay upbeat going into the game and put the back-to-back defeats against Manchester United and Manchester City behind them.



We also hear from manager Paul Lambert, who says he is determined to see the players bounce back after last weekend's disappointing at Man City.

The Villa chief reckons his team has enough attacking quality to pose problems for the Arsenal rearguard.

European Cup winner and AVTV pundit Ken McNaught believes Villa can't feel sorry for themselves and need to start picking up points.

But the former defender thinks the claret and blues will do that if they can find a ruthless streak.

Gordon Cowans applauds the form of the U21s after their recent win over Manchester United.

The coach says the victory will give them a huge lift going into the three remaining matches before Christmas.

There is also the best comment from Sunday's charity game in honour of Stiliyan Petrov at Halesowen Town.

Inspirational club captain Petrov describes what the support of the Villa fans means to him, as well ast he emotions he feels during the 19th minute applause.

His former team-mates Ashley Young and Gareth Barry pay tribute to the Bulgarian midfielder for the way he has handled his battle against acute leukaemia.

A selection of supporters are also on hand to tell us why they love Stan so much.




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By @AVFCOfficial 22nd November 2012
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