What a horrendous 90 minutes of football that was! To put things into some kind of perspective, I was watching the Villa game sat on an exercise ball, constantly bouncing, three yards away from the TV with the Watford and Bournemouth games on two smaller screens – and I hated every minute of it.Read More »
Premier League football is finally back! In less than 24 hours, Aston Villa will be kicking off the Premier League (hopefully in style) once more.Read More »
It hasn’t been a great time for Villa recently, has it?
Despite a vital win against Norwich on Boxing Day, we have lost 5 out of our last 6 matches. Our last game, against Watford, saw one of our most abject performances in recent times, causing us to lose 3-0 against a team who had 10 men for over 30 second half minutes and heaping the concerns of relegation on to us further.
But today marks the start of the January transfer window and a chance for Villa to bolster the squad ahead of our relegation fight.Read More »
Many media outlets will have this game penned as the Steve Bruce derby – the return of the former, disgruntled manager, coming back to prove a point to the nasty fans and the club who did so wrong by him (I hope the sarcasm came through!)
In actual fact, Steve Bruce should be an irrelevance in this fixture. This game is really about two clubs, who will both be in a relegation battle this season, trying to get an important 3 points.