UK time is: 00:25:39
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Vela Ready To Start Games - Hodgson

Manager Roy Hodgson has said that he believes Carlos Vela is now ready to start regular matches in the Premiership, after bagging his debut goal against Wolves.

Speaking to wba.co.uk Hodgson said that Vela's age isn't an issue as his fitness and talent should more than see him through 90 minutes, and he's expecting Vela to play a big role in our remaining 11 games.

'Carlos is ready to start games, he's 21, so he's not that young.'

Vela has had to make do with sub appearances since his first start against Wigan, but no doubt the player will be pleased to hear the manager expects him to play a bigger part as the season draws to a close.

'He certainly showed enough in his 20 minute spell against Wolves that I'm to take him seriously and it's good that he took his chance well. Carlos was lively, got hold of the ball, used it well and gave us impetus.'

Hodgson is no doubt enjoying working with the Arsenal youngster, as he previously tried to sign him on loan whilst still manager of Fulham. Injury put paid to any chance of a loan spell then, but he seems to have started working well with the other players at the club and with only 11 games left there is plenty of time for him to really make an impact at the club.

Vital West Brom on: facebook

Vital West Brom on: twitter

Join Vital West Brom

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!




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: Baggy Boy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday February 24 2011

Time: 8:49PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

Stats: WBA v Tottenham (Saturday January 31 2015)

Pulis Expecting Busy Deadline Day (Friday January 30 2015)

Olsson Makes Training Return (Friday January 30 2015)

Pulis On McManaman & Targets (Thursday January 29 2015)

Albion Complete McManaman Capture (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Albion On The TV For FA Cup (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Daniels Makes Aberdeen Loan Switch (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Pulis Delighted With Home Draw (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Archived West Bromwich Albion Articles

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

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
WBA 0 - 3 Spurs
Everton 0 - 0 WBA
WBA 1 - 0 Hull City
West Ham 1 - 1 WBA
Stoke 2 - 0 WBA
WBA 1 - 3 Man City

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Everton 23 6 8 9 -3 26
13. Crystal Palace 23 5 8 10 -9 23
14. Sunderland 23 4 11 8 -12 23
15. WBA 23 5 7 11 -12 22
16. Aston Villa 22 5 7 10 -14 22
17. Burnley 23 4 8 11 -17 20
18. Hull City 23 4 7 12 -13 19

Breaking League News

Redknapp Bemoans More Bad Luck
Q.P.R. : 31/01/2015 20:21:00
QPR Sunk By Walters Treble
Q.P.R. : 31/01/2015 20:02:00
West Ham : 31/01/2015 19:47:00
Chelsea : 31/01/2015 19:39:00
Man City : 31/01/2015 19:23:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Tottenham MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Foster 0%
Wisdom 0%
McAuley 0%
Dawson 50%
Lescott 0%
McManaman 0%
Yacob 0%
Morrison 50%
Brunt 0%
Anichebe 0%
Berahino 0%
Sub - Ideye 0%
Sub - Gardner 0%
Sub - Dorrans 0%