Once again Aston Villa came up short against a team with legitimate claims for promotion. Despite having the majority of the ball throughout the game against Derby (67%), Aston Villa seemed to be devoid of any real masterplan or inspiration. They managed to muster just two shots on target (after [...]
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Aston Villa go to Pride Park and don't leave with their honour fully intact. Aston Villa travelled to Derby County today for a match that could have major implications on the promotion race.
Unfortunately, this potential six-pointer, ended with Steve Bruce's side taking a 2-0 defeat.
To say that outcome was [...]
Following the hard-fought point Villa rescued against Leeds, the side turned in a rather underwhelming performance against Millwall last week, and Villa were lucky to get a point in the 0-0 affair. I was taking notes during the game, but then I stopped. There wasn't really much notable going on.
Today it might just be too close to call What do you want from a preview of an Aston Villa match?
Do you want me to tell you that Villa are sort of crashing into an injury crisis? With Henri Lansbury and Chris Samba joining the list of crocks on the [...]
It's crunch time as Villa take on Derby. Slightly nervous you feel? That's enough of Yoda and any Star Wars talk, because Villa are back in league action today against Derby County.
And a high flying Derby County! Gary Rowett has his boys firing on all cylinders and AVFC will need [...]
Derby County vs Aston Villa
Sky Bet Championship
15.00 – Saturday 16th, December 2017Pride Park, Derby.
Aston Villa and their travelling 3,000 supporters will take the short 45 mile trip across the Midlands to take on Derby County as the Championship's 4th and 5th meet.
Steve Bruce will be hoping his Villa side can [...]
I had written a new post twice this week but then didn't publish it. The reason was because there seems to be so much negativity towards Aston Villa on this site and from what I see on social media, that it didn't seem worth it.
I mean, we're fifth in [...]
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Derby County (Away) Preview
Christmas gifts for the Villa supporter in your life.
The Dark Web
Brand new Star Wars…and the Return of The Jedinak
Are Wolves catchable?
Are the Albion doing ‘a Villa'?
Will Blues slip through [...]
If you've read my replies in previous posts recently, you might have seen that I was invited to attend this game with a Derby workmate.
I'd have had to sit in the Derby seats, but that would have been ok, as the last time I did the same, we beat Derby [...]
In a 7500 to Holte exclusive viewing prior to tomorrow's world-wide release we were able to watch the entirety of Aston Villa's pivotal match at Pride Park Stadium. We're happy to provide you with our Spoiler-free recap. It was a truly [SPOILER] day as Aston Villa visited Derby County in [...]
The Villa Appetiser: Derby v Aston Villa 2017 After another draw against Millwall, the pressure's on Villa to get the three points against Gary Rowett's men. As well as playing against ex-Villans Scott Carson and Curtis Davis, Villa may face a more recent ex-Villa player in Andi Weimann, a player [...]
It sounds like a broken record but Aston Villa has once again sold their allocation of 3,000 for their short trip across the Midlands to take on Derby County at Pride Park.
Pride Park is the 16th biggest football stadium and the 20th biggest in the United Kingdom and has been [...]
Who are Villa linked to? Who are the rumoured buys? What's a bunch of lies and what isn't? You're about to find out The January transfer window opens in a few weeks, and that means one thing - lies. Every single time this damned window opens, clubs panic buy - [...]
Well, I don't suppose there would be any surprise if I was to say we need another striker to help us out during our current deficit.
But I can't say I'm convinced by any of the rumoured targets.
I hate this speculation, as it's invariably utter rubbish, but at the same time, [...]
At the start of the season manager Steve Bruce made it clear that he wanted to be rid of those he considered dead wood or didn't want to play for Aston Villa. Of course, not all were able to be sold so others went out on loan.
Some of them have [...]
Aston Villa has no right to beat every team in the Championship and both the club and supporters must remain realistic.
Our name and reputation aren't enough to win every game in this league. We are not the club we once were whether we like it or not. In the Championship, [...]
‘Ripples of joy quickly became a sea of jubilation. Boro's Yugoslavian forward Bosco Jankovic, they'd learned, had levelled matters at Ayresome Park. The dream that had seemed vanquished was back on again.' You'd be hard pushed to name a more bizarre afternoon in the history of Aston Villa football club [...]
Lets face it, Villa were lucky to escape with a draw at the weekend, against a Millwall team that hadn't registered a single away win this season and were a Division One team last. One shot on target (a token gesture attempt from sub Jack Grealish) wasn't exactly what most [...]
Trinity Road Upper For Xmas Aston Villa announced today that the Trinity Road Upper ‘could be open for the visit of Sheffield United' which takes place on Saturday December 23, kick-off 5.30pm. Ticket sales for the fixture are reported by the club to currently be at 31k with the club [...]
Recently we have taken a look at the defence and the midfield areas of the Aston Villa team so it is only right that we take a look at the striker situation also.
Jonathan Kodjia made his long-awaited return from injury earlier in the season, however Villa fans' worst fear came [...]
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Peterborough have overcome Woking [5-2] to book at visit to Villa Park for the 3rd Round FA Cup tie.
Posh failed to overcome the non-league side at the first attempt, and were reportedly fortunate getting a 1-1 draw.
This time around they made no mistake, however.
The match is currently [...]
With the January transfer window fast approaching, here are the latest news and rumours doing the rounds at Villa Park:
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In an article including quotes from both manager Steve Bruce & full-back Neil Taylor – there's obvious eagerness to secure Sam Johnstone's services in the longer term.
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Aston Villa 0-0 Millwall – The Holte End – 10th December 2017FROZEN FORM
Perhaps we should know better after countless years following football?
Plummeting temperatures, uncompromising opposition and Aston Villa haven't always combined to ‘produce' in recent memory.
And so it was that we observed a very disjointed showing from Bruce's side, which [...]
I attempted my usual drive up the A38 to work at six o'clock this morning and only made it as far as the Horse and Jockey in Sutton, before I decided that I was being stupid and headed back home.
The roads didn't look like they'd been gritted at all and [...]
The recent snowfall in the Birmingham area brings a surreal edge to the My Old Man Said podcast, there's talk of the Dark Web, The Last Jedi and the 2018 Steve Bruce calendar. And the sound of Jingle Bells seems to be everywhere.The show looks back at the Millwall game [...]
On this week's episode of our Podcast show, Dan Bardell and Tom Julian chat about Josh Onomah. They also look back on the Millwall stalemate, the injury list and as always, answer your questions.
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