West Bromwich Albion vs. Aston Villa: Predicted lineups and team news
West Bromwich Albion vs. Aston Villa: Predicted lineups and team news

Both teams go into this Midlands derby on the back of midweek wins in the FA Cup. West Brom sealed their place in the fourth round with a 1-0 at Bristol City while Villa struck for two late goals to overcome League Two’s Wycombe. After last season’s FA Cup quarterfinal, […]

Remi Garde’s impact has given Aston Villa hope
Remi Garde’s impact has given Aston Villa hope

Two weeks ago, if you would’ve offered any Aston Villa fan the prospect of four points from the next two Premier League fixtures and a place in the fourth round of the FA Cup, they would’ve snapped your hand off. Now, after two late goals against Wycombe on Tuesday night, […]

Can Aston Villa engineer the latest great escape?
Can Aston Villa engineer the latest great escape?

I think we can all agree, it’s been a nightmare season on and off the pitch for Aston Villa. In the aftermath of their second win of the season against Crystal Palace on Tuesday the board announced the appointment of new chairman, Steve Hollis. Once again, highlighting the shambles that […]

Aston Villa vs. Manchester City Predicted Lineups
Aston Villa vs. Manchester City Predicted Lineups

It’s been an up and down week at Villa Park with the sudden high at the return of Christian Benteke after six months absence because of a ruptured Achilles. Followed by the nasty news that fellow striker Libor Kozak was to have another operation on his broken leg. England goalkeeper […]

Mysterious Happenings Down At The Villa
Mysterious Happenings Down At The Villa

The moment Obafemi Martins tapped home Birmingham’s League Cup winner last Sunday, something strange and mysterious happened. Down at City rivals Aston Villa, it triggered the start of a horrific week. First Villa revealed losses of up to £37 million. Then Gerard Houllier took the first team to Eastlands (well half of […]

Should Villa Stick With Houllier?
Should Villa Stick With Houllier?

Yesterday saw Aston Villa slump to another defeat to the hands of mega rich Manchester City. This leaves Villa one point above the relegation zone and with another  four goals conceded it leaves Houllier’s boys with a minus 14 goal difference, joint worst in the league. What has gone wrong at Villa Park? For […]

Stephen Ireland Wants Out, Milner’s Poor Career Choice
Stephen Ireland Wants Out, Milner’s Poor Career Choice

If you would have told me at the start of the season that by the end of December Aston Villa’s big summer signing Stephen Ireland would have been a flop and James Milner had made the worst decision of his career by moving to mega rich Manchester City then I […]

Experience Of Robert Pires Will Benefit Aston Villa’s Youth
Experience Of Robert Pires Will Benefit Aston Villa’s Youth

This week saw Gerard Houllier make Robert Pires his first signing since arriving as Aston Villa manager. Back in 2001 Pires was labelled one of the best players in the world. He was winning trophies with club and country but that was nine years ago and the 37 year old […]

Aston Villa's Youngsters Breathe New Life Into Team
Aston Villa's Youngsters Breathe New Life Into Team

With the injuries piling up at Villa Park the youngsters have been given a chance by Aston Villa boss Gerard Houllier. Marc Albrighton broke into the team under care-taker boss Kevin McDonald but now youngsters Barry Bannan, Ciaran Clark and Nathan Delfouneso have been given a run in the first […]