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.
Yesterday afternoon, Wesley Moraes fulfilled his childhood dream of playing for his country, against all odds Wesley has managed to fulfil his lifelong ambition, which millions of people worldwide only can only ever dream of. This man deserves your respect.
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.
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 »