UK time is: 12:45:34
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

One To Watch - Emanuel Villa

Vital QPR has picked out Derby County striker Emanuel Villa as the one to watch going into today`s clash at Loftus Road.

The Argentinean striker made his name in his home country where he was able to showcase his talent in the Premier League.

Villa has played for a plethora of clubs in his home nation; Huracán was the first back in 2001, where the striker was in good form to score 10 goals in his first full season.

He was then moved onto Atletico Rafaela, where despite being relegated, Villa managed to bag 9 goals in 24 appearances for the side.

It wasn`t long before he got a move back to the Premier League with Rosario Central where another impressive 18 goals in 43 games saw him move on to Mexico with Atlas in Guadalajara. A real traveller on the South American circuit, Villa was on the move once more, this time with the club he really made his name with, UAG Tecos.

The Argentinean striker bagged 13 goals in 33 appearances for his new club, but once again found himself on the move against the wishes of Tecos` coach César Luis Menotti who was furious the move was sanctioned and left the club soon after.

Villa joined struggling Derby County in the Premier League, as Steve Howard left for Leicester City. Manager Paul Jewell was delighted with the deal,

'I can't wait to see 'Tito' in a Derby shirt because he looks good in training. I'm sure he will be a big fans' favourite.'

Villa himself stated on the move to Pride Park, 'I know I'm arriving at a team with relegation problems. I must get used to their league immediately because there is no time for mistakes."

Derby County were subsequently relegated with only one home win to their name, and still haven`t picked up an away win since beating Barnsley in March 2007.

In Emanuel Villa they have a striker with proven goalscoring pedigree in the top leagues of South America - whether he can transfer this to English football remains to be seen.

We want to know YOUR thoughts!

To have your say you can comment in the space provided below, or chat about it on the forum.

TOP STORIES

Rowley Called Up.

QPR v Derby County - Match Preview.

One Day In History - Derby County 1982-83.


Image Hosted by ImageShack.us




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: Boxer Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday September 27 2008

Time: 9:40AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Everton Fixture Changed (Friday February 27 2015)

QPR - The Walking Wounded Injury List (Friday February 27 2015)

Hull Edge Out Ten Man QPR (Monday February 23 2015)

Stats: Hull City v Queens Park Rangers (Saturday February 21 2015)

Hull City v QPR - Match Preview (Friday February 20 2015)

The Men in Black - Hull City v QPR (Friday February 20 2015)

Who R Ya - Hull City (Friday February 20 2015)

Ramsey Appointment Confirmed (Friday February 13 2015)

Phil Beard Announces Departure (Friday February 13 2015)

Archived Queens Park Rangers Articles

List All Vital QPR Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. DMD_QPR 3
2. Superhoop50 2
3. QPR4Me 2
4. sandydl 1
5. Ashdown_Ranger 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Hull City 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Sunderland 0 - 2 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 0 - 1 Southampton
Stoke 3 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 0 - 2 Man Utd
Burnley 2 - 1 Q.P.R.

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Everton 27 6 10 11 -6 28
15. Hull City 27 6 8 13 -11 26
16. Sunderland 27 4 13 10 -16 25
17. Q.P.R. 26 6 4 16 -18 22
18. Burnley 27 4 10 13 -20 22
19. Aston Villa 27 5 7 15 -24 22
20. Leicester City 26 4 6 16 -18 18

Breaking League News

Bony Lays Down 11 Game Challenge
» Man City : 02/03/2015 12:40:00
Liverpool: Ibe Faces A Month Out
» Liverpool : 02/03/2015 12:34:00
Hull Winger Brady To Miss Sunderland Clash.
» Sunderland : 02/03/2015 12:28:00
Why Wenger`s Problems Are Of His Own Making
» Arsenal : 02/03/2015 12:27:00
Dawson Calls For Stoke Response
» Hull City : 02/03/2015 12:18:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MotM v Hull City
Suggested By:  Admin
Green 24%
Furlong 40%
Ferdinand 0%
Caulker 0%
Yun 0%
Phillips 6%
Barton 6%
Henry 6%
Kranjcar 6%
Zamora 0%
Austin 6%
Doughty 6%
Zarate 0%
Traoré 0%