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 »
I don’t like Norwich City Football Club. That’s probably not the best way to start but it’s true and it’s hard to put my finger on the exact reason. My first trip to Carrow Road was in May 2012 – the Alex McLeish season – and apart from the night out before when I was technically underage, the game was awful.
Facing two potential relegation rivals next, in a tough fixture at Carrow Road which precedes a home clash against Brighton and Hove Albion, followed by a difficult run, it’d be fair to say that the fate of relegation hangs in the balance of the next two matches.
Aston Villa won promotion along with Norwich City and Sheffield United with all three playing a progressive and intense brand of football but so far, Villa appear to be the only side to betray the very philosophy that saw them promoted to the Premier League.Read More »