Sometimes, after watching an Aston Villa game, fans can feel hard done by. You can feel as if we gave it our all, played well on the day, and were unfortunate in the end. No such feeling is running through my head after today’s disappointing 2-1 loss at Molineux to Wolves.
This Sunday sees the first Premier League derby between Wolves and Villa for nearly 8 years, and a first league meeting since our 4-1 victory at Villa Park in 2018. Glossing over the recent Carabao Cup victory in what was a glorified reserves clash, this has been the fixture both sets of fans have been anticipating.Read More »
This time around – in Week 11 of fixtures – Aston Villa play host to a seemingly unstoppable force from Merseyside, Liverpool FC.
The red half of Liverpool city haven’t lost a league game since their 2-1 away loss to Manchester City in January last season; quite frankly a remarkable defeat. Tottenham were the latest team to face the wrath of the Reds as Jurgen Klopp’s side edged the game 2-1.
Villa on the other hand come into the game off the back of a 3-0 loss to reigning champions Man City. Not that it did our spirits any harm, after all, even a sniff at goal could be considered a successful afternoon at the Etihad and we held our own for the first half at least.Read More »
The transfer of Douglas Luiz to Aston Villa during the summer was one that filled me with excitement, seeing the Brazilian join from Manchester City for £15m. Whilst at the time he was a relatively unproven quantity in English football, he was admired a considerable amount by City manager Pep Guardiola:Read More »
Manchester City have dominated English football for many seasons now, whilst Villa have been dormant in the Championship for the past three seasons we’ve not had the novelty of visiting stadia in the form of the Etihad or the (dis)pleasure of pitting our wits against the greatest manager in world football, with arguably the best team in Europe. Read More »