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Archives: Aston Villa

Assuming Chelsea Are Champions, It’s a Riveting Race for Positions 2-20 in the Premier League

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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It’s a foregone conclusion that Chelsea will win the 2014/15 Premier League title. If you’re a Chelsea supporter, you may disagree partly because you don’t want the team to be jinxed or you don’t want complacency to settle in. However, in … Continue reading

Facts And Stats: A Look At The First 10 Gameweeks Of The 2014/15 EPL Season

Posted on by Julian Delicata
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The 2014/2015 football season in England is already 10 gameweeks old with ups and downs aplenty. Southampton have unquestionably been the surprise package thus far while the promoted trio all struggling to settle in the top flight. Louis van Gaal’s … Continue reading

Why Aston Villa May Benefit From Relegation in the Long Term

Posted on by James Ferrier
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Four games into the 2014/15 season, Aston Villa were the in-form team, starting the season with three wins and one draw that saw them moving up to an impressive second in the league. Of course, it was too early in … Continue reading

Aston Villa vs Tottenham Hotspur; Starting Lineups, TV Times & Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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After a thrilling Manchester derby with plenty of talking points and controversy, the second and final Premier League match of the day pits Aston Villa against Tottenham with both clubs desperate for a win in the league. Here’s today’s TV … Continue reading

Clint Dempsey Reportedly Chased By Aston Villa, QPR And Stoke City For Loan Spell

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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Seattle Sounders star Clint Dempsey is believed to be on his way back to the Premier League for a loan spell during the off-season in the MLS, according to a report published by the Mirror Online, The clubs in question, … Continue reading

QPR vs Aston Villa; Starting Lineups, TV Times and Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp is running out of excuses to save his job at Loftus Road. All season long, Redknapp has been selling his QPR team short. In the summer, after promotion back to the Premier League, he said … Continue reading

Top 10 Highest Scoring Soccer Clubs in English Top Flight History

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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The graph below shows the ten clubs who have amassed the most goals in the history of English football’s top division, ranging from the pre-Premier League era (First Division) right through to the present day. Rather surprisingly, particularly to those of … Continue reading

Player Ratings: Everton 3 Aston Villa 0

Posted on by Sean Barry
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Smiles were brought back to Goodison Park as the Everton faithful witnessed their team finally announce themselves for this season. The team’s 3-0 win over Aston Villa was much needed, and much deserved. Roberto Martinez had clearly worked hard with … Continue reading

Roberto Martinez Lavishes Praise on Barkley After Everton’s 3-0 Win Against Aston Villa

Posted on by PA Sport
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Everton manager Roberto Martinez hailed the return of Ross Barkley after the England international’s first appearance of the season contributed to their first home league win. The 20-year-old played 65 minutes after recovering from a knee injury on the eve … Continue reading

8 Celebrities Who Are True Hardcore Soccer Supporters

Posted on by Spenser Davis
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As soccer has become a truly global sport, it’s no surprise that so many celebrities have gotten in on the fun. For some celebrities, their fandom isn’t surprising, especially those from countries in which soccer is a huge deal. Some … Continue reading

Roy Keane Speaks His Mind Because He Doesn’t Need Public Approval

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Fans should be prepared for the next few days because they are about to receive a media blitz following the release of former Manchester United captain Roy Keane’s new book, Roy Keane: The Second Half. The international break is upon us … Continue reading

Aston Villa vs. Manchester City Predicted Lineups

Posted on by Blaine Tulley
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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 … Continue reading

Player Ratings: Chelsea vs Aston Villa

Posted on by Hugh Schuitemaker
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  The Blues returned to winning form with a dominant 3-0 victory at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Blockbuster signings Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa stood out once more as the London giants put another stamp on their Premier League title campaign.  Here’s our … Continue reading

English Premier League Preview – Chelsea vs Aston Villa

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah
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Preview All attention returns to the weekend’s Premier League action after Capital One Cup matches took place in midweek. Table toppers Chelsea host Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge on Saturday as they look to consolidate their lead at the top … Continue reading

Aston Villa’s August-September Progress Report

Posted on by Kyle Cotter
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Team strengths: Prior to their 3-0 defeat at home to Arsenal, Aston Villa had only conceded one goal for the season. At the beginning of the term nobody would have thought that the centre-back partnership of Ron Vlaar and Philippe Senderos … Continue reading

Premier League Clubs Are Benefiting From Influx Of South American Players

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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European clubs have been increasingly snatching up South American players over the past few seasons. This summer, some of the most expensive player transfers involved South American footballers: James Rodriguez to Real Madrid (£63.2m), Luis Suarez to Barcelona (£65m) and … Continue reading

Aston Villa vs Arsenal Preview and Predicted Lineups

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Saturday’s match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Villa Park is a matchup of two out of the three undefeated clubs in the Barclays Premier League (the other is of course league-leading Chelsea).  While the two clubs both have yet … Continue reading