Marc Albrighton wants Villa Park "bouncing" for Midlands derby

Albrighton wants Villa Park
© PA Photos
Marc Albrighton urges Aston Villa fans to create a fantastic atmosphere for their Midlands derby against West Bromwich Albion this weekend.

Marc Albrighton has asked Aston Villa fans to get Villa Park "bouncing" for this weekend's Midlands derby against West Bromwich Albion.

The 22-year-old made his first appearance of the season in Villa's 4-2 Capital One Cup success against Manchester City in midweek.

Albrighton thinks that a buoyant atmosphere at Villa Park can help spur Paul Lambert's side on to an important win.

He told the club's official website: "I love Villa Park when it's bouncing. It was great for the Swansea match. I hadn't seen that sort of atmosphere for a long time.

"Probably the last time was when we beat Blackburn 6-4 in the semi-final of the Carling Cup a few years ago.

"When Villa Park is like that and the lads are on form and working hard it just makes it a great place to be. It just gives you that extra incentive."

Villa are aiming for two successive home victories in the Premier League for the first time in 2012 against the Baggies.

Gary Gardner
Read Next:
Gardner out for "eight to nine months"
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Wolverhampton WanderersWolves28195450222862
2Derby CountyDerby28158544232153
3Cardiff CityCardiff28156740251551
4Aston Villa28148642251750
5Bristol City2813964032848
6Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd281441042321046
7Fulham28129746341245
8Middlesbrough281351038271144
9Brentford28111074235743
10Leeds UnitedLeeds28134114033743
11Preston North EndPreston28101263228442
12Ipswich TownIpswich28124124140140
13Norwich CityNorwich28107112833-537
14Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest28112153543-835
15Millwall28810103333034
16Queens Park RangersQPR2889113140-933
17Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds28711103034-432
18Reading2878133036-629
19Barnsley2869132840-1227
20Bolton WanderersBolton2868142646-2026
21Hull City28510133945-625
22Sunderland28510133047-1725
23Birmingham CityBirmingham2866161639-2324
24Burton Albion2866162152-3124
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand