UK time is: 17:44:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Villa Fans Are Revolting + Bruce!

Villa fans are revolting. Sure we all know that, but this time reports are suggesting that they are abandoning their club and refusing to buy season tickets.

On top of that David O'Dreary, the man who ran across OUR pitch to salute the Villa fans best mate Doug Ellis, has been voted as the most unpopular manager in the Midlands.

Think about it, Steve Bruce and West Brom's Bryan Robson oversaw our teams being relegated and yet the Vilers have voted their manager the worst!

So how did Birmingham City manager Steve Bruce rate?

Not brilliantly it has to be said. In a report I did yesterday I quoted Bruce saying he nearly left but that the majority of fans are behind him (you can still join in with our current poll relating to Bruce) but according to the Football Fans Census on Midlands teams, 78% of Blues fans were against him.

The question the pollsters asked was: Given the resources at his disposal how would you rate your club's current manager?

Steve Bruce: Very Good 0 per cent, Good 4 per cent, OK 18 per cent, Bad 43 per cent, Very Bad 35 per cent.

The others:

O'Dreary: Very Good 0 per cent, Good 3 per cent, OK 11 per cent, Bad 45 per cent, Very Bad 41 per cent

Hoddle: Very Good 0 per cent, Good 2 per cent, OK 16 per cent, Bad 51 per cent, Very Bad 31 per cent


Robson: Very Good 0 per cent, Good 6 per cent, OK 27 per cent, Bad 56 per cent, Very Bad 11 per cent

The Survey was commissioned by the Wolverhampton Express & Star. 1 119 responded to the Click Here




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday May 24 2006

Time: 9:46AM

Your Comments

At least with Steve he shows he has passion, with o'Dreary he looks like he is dead from the neck down. What happened with Cunningham? he was great for you and the Republic
irish villa
DOL time at villa is long over due
green giant 12
We'll see how many you get next season thought won't we??
DougInABox
I think their support will hold up, inabox. They will hang on to most of their players and will be looking for a quick return. Good move by the board in backing bruce, IMHO
FEn_100
Guess we will see FEn, a good few bluenoses would disagree with you right now, as our poll shows.
Tilton Honour
O'Leary knows nothing about it takes to be a good manager or even how to get the fans 2 support u.
Bobbymsb
Couldn't agree more Bobbymsb. I wouldn't wish O'Dreary on any other club. He's a joke. I think Blues will find it hard to bounce straight back and from talking to my Bluenose mates, Bruce will be out before Xmas if they don't get off to a flyer
DougInABox
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Blues Fans Reach Out to Lee Clark's Son (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Rowett and Phelan Lead the Race (Tuesday October 21 2014)

90% of Blues Fans Say Yes to Sacking (Tuesday October 21 2014)

What The Stats Say: Blackburn (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Blues Begin Life Without Clark (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Man of the Match: Demarai Gray (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Poll: Right to Sack Clark? (Monday October 20 2014)

Birmingham Sack Lee Clark (Monday October 20 2014)

Novak: We Looked the Better Team (Monday October 20 2014)

Clark: Can't Question The Players (Monday October 20 2014)

Archived Birmingham City Articles

List All Vital Birmingham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Millwall 12 3 4 5 -3 13
19. Wigan 12 2 5 5 -2 11
20. Brighton 12 2 5 5 -3 11
21. Birmingham 12 2 5 5 -7 11
22. Fulham 12 3 1 8 -9 10
23. Bolton 12 2 2 8 -12 8
24. Blackpool 12 1 3 8 -10 6

Breaking League News

Rotherham v Fulham Preview
Fulham : 21/10/2014 17:25:00
Butland In Line To Start?
Derby County : 21/10/2014 17:11:00
All Gone Latics - New Fanzine On The Scene
Wigan : 21/10/2014 16:55:00
McCarthy Content With Another Draw
Ipswich : 21/10/2014 16:29:00
Millers v Cottagers Preview
Rotherham : 21/10/2014 15:31:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham City
Suggested By:  
Home win 45%
Draw 33%
Away win 22%