Captain Oh Captain: An Ode To James Chester

Footballers sign for clubs, agree long contracts, sometimes they earn themselves an improved contract and then potentially earn themselves moves to other clubs – whilst others fulfil their contract and unfortunately aren’t rewarded for their hard work…  That’s football. James Chester has been a fantastic servant to Aston Villa Football Club and has unfortunately departed the club after an eventful four years at the club and has signed for Stoke City on a free transfer.Read More »

Managing the Midfield: McGinn and Luiz’s potential midfield partner

Since Villa confirmed their place in the Premier League for the 2020/21 season, the transfer rumour mill has been in full flow – as expected. With fans pining for the likes of Milot Rashica and Saïd Benrahma – who have been linked to Villa on the daily – plus a reported £100m transfer budget, the question becomes whether Villa are better off splashing the cash on only one winger and bringing in another quality central midfielder? Read More »

View Across The Dugout: Aston Villa vs Chelsea ft. Absolute Chelsea

Sunday marks Aston Villa’s second Premier League match since Project Restart has begun and Dean Smith will be looking to manage an impressive fourth win against Frank Lampard. Three points are as important as ever – with Watford and Brighton both picking up important points against Leicester and Arsenal respectively yesterday.

After impressing in the controversial 0-0 draw against Sheffield United on Wednesday, the extra game under our belts could prove beneficial for our clash against Chelsea.Read More »