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Archives: Aston Villa

Aston Villa Sacks Manager Alex McLeish; Will Randy Lerner Try Again For Roberto Martinez?

Posted on by Alex Muller

Alex McLeish has been sacked as manager of Aston Villa Football Club. “The club has been disappointed with this season’s results, performances and the general message these have sent to our fans,” said a club statement. “The board wishes to … Continue reading

Premier League Highlights From Gameweek 38: All the Goals [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

If you’re like me, Sunday was a blur. There were so much going on during the 90 minutes of Premier League action, that it was often very difficult to catch everything. If you missed any of the goals or action, … Continue reading

Where to Watch the EPL Season Finale on US TV and Internet

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Sunday is going to be one of those days that will live in history. Either Manchester City will win their first top flight trophy in 44 years, or Manchester United will stage a surprise 20th league title. And those are … Continue reading

Your Comprehensive Guide to Sunday’s Premier League Season Finale

Posted on by Matt Jones

So with the end of another memorable Premier League season in sight, there are still positions to be decided and silverware to be claimed. The final day can often be a nervous time for supporters around the world, with other … Continue reading

Vote for the Best of the 2011-12 English Premier League Season

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s not only on the football pitch where there’s a race to the finish for the clubs in the 2011-12 Premier League season. Sunday also represents the final day of voting for the prestigious fourth annual EPL Awards, which recognize … Continue reading

Premier League Highlights From Gameweek 37: All the Goals [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It was another weekend in the Premier League with some sensational goals, including a wonderful free kick from Fulham’s Clint Dempsey to become the first American ever to score 50 goals in the Premier League. It was also a weekend … Continue reading

Which Premier League Clubs Near the Bottom Will Avoid Relegation?

Posted on by Matt Hackenmiller

As the Premier League season comes to a close, much of the attention is placed upon the title race between Manchester City and Manchester United.  But at the other end of the table there is an equally fascinating battle to … Continue reading

Play the EPL Draft! Which Players Would You Pick for Next Season?

Posted on by Morgan Green

UPDATED: As some of you may or may not know, the NFL Draft has commenced here in America. All the teams in the National Football League descend upon New York and spend the next several days drafting the best college … Continue reading

Aston Villa: Too Big to Go Down Or Not Good Enough to Stay Up?

Posted on by Barry Lacy

As we continue to talk about the two wonderful Champions League Semi-Finals we’ve just witnessed this week, I can’t help, as an Aston Villa fan, to reminisce. Thirty years ago, in Rotterdam, Dennis Mortimer of Aston Villa raised the European … Continue reading

Why I Don’t Blame Ashley Young For Diving

Posted on by Morgan Green

Ashley Young has been earning himself quite the reputation the past few weeks, but it’s a reputation that will ultimately come back to haunt both him and Manchester United in the future. There is a reason that he is allowed … Continue reading

Manchester United Back in Touching Distance of Winning the Premier League

Posted on by James Pennington

What difference a single game can make. Against Wigan just days earlier, the knives were immediately pulled out on Manchester United and their chances of taking home a record 20th Premier League title. The pressure of the run-in was finally … Continue reading

Man United vs Aston Villa, and Spurs vs Chelsea FA Cup Semi-Final: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The race is on. After Manchester City’s sublime 6-1 victory (where have we heard that before?) against City on Saturday (Norwich City, that is), the pressure is on Manchester United to walk away with a victory at home against Aston … Continue reading

Will Aston Villa Escape Relegation Despite Alex McLeish In Charge As Manager?

Posted on by Richard Lauridsen

It wasn’t so long ago that this blog featured a report detailing the loudest grounds in English football. Near the top of that list sat recognizable English giants Manchester United and Liverpool. At third on the list sat the proud … Continue reading

Bold Prediction: Aston Villa Will Be Relegated This Season

Posted on by Morgan Green

Aston Villa has had a very lackluster season and it’s a season that in my mind is going to end in relegation. They are a side that is in serious trouble. After announcing near £54 million losses last month, the … Continue reading

Aston Villa Announces US 2012 Summer Tour to Philadelphia, Chicago and Portland

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The summer of 2012 promises to be a very English summer in the United States. Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur have already officially announced friendlies in the US this summer. And now Aston Villa has joined the trio in announcing their … Continue reading

What I Learned About Your Premier League Club This Season

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In the 20 years that I’ve followed the Premier League, this season has been the most unique for me. In previous years, I watched the league with an unbiased lens, able to dish out criticism and laud players and teams … Continue reading

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 25: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Manchester City has a chance to regain the top spot in the Premier League today when they travel to Villa Park to take on Alex McLeish’s side. The Scot’s job is rumored to be on a razor’s edge as is … Continue reading

Is Aston Villa Ready to Tame Manchester City?

Posted on by Michael Green

This Sunday’s Premier League clash between Aston Villa and Manchester City certainly has the makings of a decisive game in the outcome of the title race. With City’s stuttering away form over the last six weeks seeing them lose three … Continue reading