This Friday Aston Villa clash with Leeds United for the first time since the infamous meeting of Marcelo Bielsa and Dean Smith’s squads last year. Given the utter calamity that ensued at Elland Road it is only fitting that we set our minds back and remember the anarchy in preparation for this Friday.Read More »
Finally the transfer window has closed after a long summer of anticipation. Ending the season in such dramatic circumstances left major questions to be asked of our squad and with wealthy owners there was no real reason not to answer said questions. Despite a slow start it seems we’ve done a fair amount of business this window so I have taken it upon myself to weigh up our transfers and evaluate the quality of the work.Read More »
Every great Villa tale includes a goalkeeper narrative. Whether it’s young Nigel Spink coming in to ward off Bayern Munich for European glory, or fifth choice Jed Steer proving himself and pulling out some heroic performances in order to secure promotion via the playoffs. Villa’s goalkeepers are always a talking point. This years great escape was no different.Read More »
If one thing besides dropping all three points ruined the game for me, it would have to be the manner in which we did it.
Not only did we concede our seventeenth goal in the final fifteen minutes of a game this season but we once again failed to keep a clean sheet on the road.Read More »
There’s a lot to unpack after that one.
After that performance the large majority of Villa fans will place themselves in one of two camps. The optimistic B6 natives will take a positive stance and argue the fact that our opposition had won all twenty four of their home games this season and it’s harsh to claim this is a game we should’ve taken points from.Read More »