Despite starting what you’re about to read about a month before the transfer window’s closing (the delay in part due to laziness on weekends and being busy during the week), if I were to say this year’s summer transfer window marks the 20th anniversary of Aston Villa’s best summer signing of the 21st century, it could be forgiven for thinking I was talking about Juan Pablo Angel or at a stretch, David Ginola. Luc Nilis is the name that should have sprung to mind.Read More »
I’m sure that anyone reading this shares my disgust at the introduction of pay per view football this weekend, for the truly sickening price of £14.95 for a single match. Yet, in reality, this is just the latest chapter of ordinary football fans being extorted away from our own game. To add insult to injury, this outrageous price has been introduced during a pandemic, as at least 4.5% of the nation are unemployed as thousands of jobs continue to be axed by companies trying to save cash.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 »
Aston Villa kick off their 2020/21 campaign with a short trip over to Burton Albion, where the two Midlands sides will face each other in the Carabao Cup. With Villa overwhelming favourites to win the game, we spoke to BrewersTV to get their expert opinion on how the Brewers will approach the match.
With the expiration of Axel Tuanzebe, Kortney Hause and Tyrone Mings’ loan spells following Aston Villa’s play-off promotion in 2018/19, the club only had James Chester and Tommy Elphick as recognised centre-halves on the books going into their first season back in the top flight since the ill-fated 2015/16 relegation season.