Saints Against Villans: Across The Dugout Preview

After last weekend’s gut punch of a defeat at home to Spurs, and the increasingly tenuous nature by which we hold on to our spot in 17th, this weekend’s trip to the South Coast to take on Southampton takes on greater significance – although at this stage of the season every game is of significance.

There were notable improvements in a few aspects of our game against Spurs; we were assertive, wanted to play on the front foot and attack, and yet some all too familiar weaknesses and defensive lapses showcased themselves again and we were once again, left ruing another game with no points that perhaps deserved better.

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Across The Dugout: Villa v Man City Preview

After a much needed win at Burnley and an encouraging performance and result at Leicester in midweek, the horror show at Watford is thankfully beginning to be pushed towards the back of our minds. After a run of 4 consecutive away fixtures in all competitions, a return to Villa Park and home comforts is a welcome relief. Nevertheless with defending champions Manchester City in town, it’s not the straightforward welcome home we could perhaps have wanted.

In advance of another huge clash for Villa in our current relegation battle, we sought the City perspective on the tie from Richard Dugdale (@ignoblewretch) from Man City Xtra (@City_Xtra). Here’s what he had to say.

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FansBet Betting Week #5

We are back! After a break in the betting series as there’s normally little value to be found… we’re now back to domestic action with a full compliment of fixtures to choose from.

Prior to the break we found ourselves a little unlucky on the 13/2 4-fold (+5% boost with our partners FansBet) as Hartlepool made their 660 mile round-trip to Yeovil count with a 2-1 win – and in doing so dashed our dreams of profitville.

Today we’ve got a few more tips lined up for you along with our Villa Specials – the Albion and Blues to lose and the Villa to win looks a good one!

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