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Tag Archives: Aston Villa

Houllier Needs To Hit The Ground Running

Posted on by Paul Bestall

So after a somewhat belated start to his managerial career at Villa Park, Gerard Houllier will need little time to assimilate himself back in to the rigours of English football. His six year stint at Liverpool is still fresh in … Continue reading

Pulis Shows Incredible Commitment

Posted on by James Beckett

While Robert Huth’s stoppage time strike may have earned Stoke their first Premier League win of the season, the night will forever be remembered for the unbelievable dedication shown by Potters boss Tony Pulis. Hours after the death of his … Continue reading

Is Houllier The Right Man For Aston Villa?

Posted on by James Beckett

Former Liverpool boss Gérard Houllier is reportedly the man earmarked to take over at Aston Villa. The commanding Frenchmen has been out of work since 2007 after leaving Lyon but rumours have it that he is currently considering  an offer from … Continue reading

Should Tottenham Make A Last Ditch Transfer Move?

Posted on by James Beckett

With the transfer window slamming shut tomorrow Tottenham have surprisingly been one of the most inactive clubs. But should Harry Redknapp make a last ditch attempt to strengthen his squad ahead of their assault on the Champions League? Redknapp’s quiet … Continue reading

Is Manchester City Move Right For Milner?

Posted on by Thomas Flower

So the transfer saga of the summer is over as Manchester City have finally completed the signing of England international James Milner with Stephen Ireland moving to Villa Park as part of the deal. While Manchester City have undoubtedly got … Continue reading

Martin O'Neill Did A Solid Job At Aston Villa: No More, No Less.

Posted on by Michael Scallon

Articulate, funny and an enthusiastic celebrator of his team’s goals, Martin O’Neill is one of the most popular men in football. Having done a superb job at Leicester City, and a very good one at Celtic (despite quite heavy spending) … Continue reading

The Valuation of James Milner: A Transfer Market Comparison

Posted on by Jesse Chula
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Yesterday I had a short conversation on Twitter with EPL Talk’s very own Laurence McKenna that went something like this: lozcast: Mascherano = £25m? Milner = £25m+? Discuss JesseChula: @lozcast Milner=versatile, can play either wing or in the middle, young. … Continue reading

Milner Looks Set For Manchester City

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Manchester City are continuing to flex their muscles in the transfer market with another massive signing looking set to join the club shortly. Aston Villa has confirmed that Milner has asked to leave them to join Manchester City and the … Continue reading

Aston Villa Home and Away Shirts for 2010-11 Season: Photos

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Aston Villa today launched their new home and away jerseys for the 2010-11 season. The biggest talking point about the home jersey is that they have the same sponsor as Fulham, which means they also have the same annoying tag … Continue reading

Aston Villa Launch Viral Videos Starring Milner, Carew and Cuellar

Posted on by Christopher Harris

When you’re a football club and you have to come up with ideas of how to promote the sale of season tickets during the summer months, what do you do? If you’re Aston Villa, you release three very creative videos … Continue reading

Is Rafa Benitez About To Walk Alone?

Posted on by Paul Bestall

So it seems the end is drawing close for Rafa Benitez at Anfield, with reports all over the place pointing to the Liverpool owners offering Benitez £3 million to leave immediately. Quite what has happened to bring Liverpool lurching in … Continue reading

End of Season Team Review – Part 1

Posted on by Marshall Norbal

With the Premier League season now done and dusted, there is no better time to look at the winners and losers of one of the most open and un-predicable seasons in history. Arsenal Despite another trophy-less season there has been … Continue reading

Premier League Gameweek 37: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s hard to believe, but it’s the last weekend before the final Sunday of the 2009-10 Premier League season. I think you’ll agree that it’s been an incredible one both on and off the pitch. But before I get too … Continue reading

The England Outsiders #5. The Strikers

Posted on by Paul Bestall

2006 was a disaster for England’s much vaunted strikers in so many ways it was depressing. It was clearly Sven Goran-Eriksson’s nadir as the England supremo as his eccentric choices left England woefully short of options. Michael Owen was so … Continue reading

Mid-Week Review Show: EPL Talk Podcast

Posted on by Richard Farley
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Manchester United has gone crashing out of Champions League, having succumb to the left foot of Arjen Robben. On this episode of the EPL Talk podcast, I am joined by Laurence McKenna for our mid-week review show, talking about United’s … Continue reading

Richard Whittall Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

Posted on by Richard Farley

On Wednesday’s edition of the podcast we welcome Richard Whittall, the award-winning blogger whose work can be found at A More Splendid Life and Pitch Invasion, where he is the associate editor. In this interview he speaks a writer, musician, … Continue reading

Fantasy Premier League Tips For This Weekend

Posted on by Josh Allen

It’s the week of the Cheltenham festival, so in order to celebrate, this edition of fantasy football tips will take on a slightly equine nature. Apologies in advance for the inevitably dodgy puns. I’ll try and ensure that there’s not … Continue reading

Carling Misses Opportunity With Wembley Signboards

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Instead of providing a match report about the Carling Cup Final (great game, congratulations United on the win), I want to write about a different but related topic and that is the advertising boards sprinkled around Wembley which contained messages … Continue reading