As I look back to my feelings before last night’s game with West Brom, for the first time properly this season, I felt somewhat nervous. This is mainly due to the baggies having newly appointed Sam Allardyce at the helm. Although ‘Big Sam’s’ notorious style doesn’t strike fear into an opponent, his stubborn style of defending and our inability to see off Burnley last time out, did worry me.Read More »
The Villa Park groundstaff impressed us all once again as the Villans ran out on the hallowed turf for the first time this season.
Dean Smith’s men started brightly, especially down the right hand-side with new signing Matty Cash swinging in some enticing crosses on his competitive debut.Read More »
In recent times, any day that includes a ‘y’ has brought stress and anxiety to many Aston Villa supporters but this Sunday will bring nerves and tension to living rooms and pubs, the likes of which won’t have been experienced since recent second-city derbies or play-off matches. This one is huge!Read More »
Wednesday evening brings a difficult challenge for Aston Villa, former manager Steve Bruce’s Newcastle United. The magpies come into the game in fine form after beating ten-man Sheffield United 3-0 at St James’ Park last time out.
Dean Smith’s men are in desperate need for some points after failing to pick any up against Chelsea, despite taking the lead. The next five matches after the magpies are against current top-half sides, so three points are a must on Tyneside.Read More »
From time to time we can all be found guilty of being biased towards our own club, in my case it’s the Villa. In the eyes of many fans, their club can do no wrong.
With news of Premier League clubs being given the green light to stage friendlies ahead of the league restart, an interesting caveat has emerged; no official referees will be involved, meaning members of the club’s coaching staff will take charge.