A disclaimer about this blog post: For the first time in quite a while I don’t have any video or audio for this game, so I’m writing this post while refreshing commentary on the OS. To that end, this will be less of a review, more the random ramblings of a Villan suffering cold turkey from competitive football. One week to go!!
An interesting starting XI for this game. Certainly not quite what I was expecting:-
This is it folks. The last friendly warm-up game before the new Premiership season kicks off on August 15th when Wigan Athletic visit Villa Park. Fiorentina are a good side to finish pre-season against. They’ll provide decent opposition and allow Martin O’Neill to get a good feel for how his men can perform against both Wigan and Villa’s second competitive opponent of the season; Rapid Vienna.
Fiorentina will be playing in the Champions League this season courtesy of
A look back at the games and signings from pre-season 2008/09 and an overview of pre-season 2009/10.