Plenty of time has passed since our last win at Old Trafford, almost 10 years exactly when Gabby Agbonlahor scored to provide Villa with a valuable three points on the road – not only was this our last win at Old Trafford, it was our only win against Manchester United in ALL competitions since 1999. A win which came in the third round of the League Cup, with goals from Julian Joachim, Ian Taylor and Steve Stone helping Villa advance to the next round of the competition.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »