It only feels like it was yesterday since Trezuget bundled the ball in the back of the net to send us to Wembley – unfortunately we’ve had to deal with the disappointing reality check of losing to Manchester City in the final. Though, beating Leicester recently could well play a big part in how tonight’s clash plays out.Read More »
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.Read More »
Way back in August on a sunny Sunday afternoon, Villa stepped out at Spurs’ new (originally named)
‘Tottenham Hotspur Stadium’ as a Premier League team once more. Following the excitement of
playoff promotion and a Summer of recruitment, hopes were high for an exciting season ahead. After
a battling display we ultimately came away empty handed, but not disgraced. Unfortunately, some of the errors that led to defeat that day haven’t fully been remedied and as such, we’ve struggled to kickstart our season meaningfully as yet.
Tonight, Aston Villa face Watford at 7:30pm – with the opportunity to leapfrog the Hornets who currently sit one point above the Villan’s, after going unbeaten in their last five Premier League games (D, W, W, W, D).
Villa must look to gain all three points to drag themselves out of the relegation zone against a fellow relegation contender. Read More »
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.Read More »