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Tag Archives: Martin O’Neill

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

Richard Dunne Shows Manchester City What They Need

Posted on by Paul Bestall

During the takeover of Manchester City last summer, City’s Chief Executive, Gary Cook made several rather tasteless comments but one stood out above all the others for me. During an interview with the Daily Telegraph, Cook was outlining City’s plan … Continue reading

Lethargic and Disjointed But Liverpool Can’t Panic

Posted on by Paul Bestall

The unfortunate downside of modern technology means that any armchair fan can now comment on any team without actually seeing the game. As I type this, I’m listening to Radio 5 and Liverpool “fans” are calling for the head of … Continue reading

Villa’s Poor Form Should Give England Fans Pause

Posted on by Richard Whittall

Title race back on, blah blah blah, Aston Villa torn apart like a dingo on a newborn, yada yada yada, England expects ahead of international week—wait just one minute there, pal. It would be safe to say that Villa is … Continue reading

Rafa Benitez Fallout and Wenger’s Reaction to Fourth Nil Draw

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

The two big stories this weekend not related to Manchester United’s getting the first leg of the quadruple would have to be events that transpired at the Riverside and at the Emirates Stadium. We’ll start with Liverpool because after such … Continue reading

The Return of Ranieri While Villa and Spurs Forget UEFA Cup

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

Chelsea’s first leg clash with Juventus is all about one man, Claudio Ranieri. The manager who was first fired by Roman at Chelsea, after getting one season, knew he was a lame duck and insists the fact he didn’t give … Continue reading

Arsenal Or Villa: Who Is Your Favourite In The Race For Fourth Place?

Posted on by Michael Timbury

With the title race effectively coming down to just three realistic contenders now, there is only one spot remaining for qualification into next season’s Champions’ League. Currently, Aston Villa are sitting fourth on 48 points, with a nice five point … Continue reading

Aston Villa’s Premier League Success Makes No Sense Whatsoever

Posted on by Richard Whittall

 I have no idea how this keeps happening! Now, before you start calling me charlie and suggest I place various things in my nether regions, I should begin by mentioning I am in fact an Aston Villa supporter, so much … Continue reading

For Martin O’Neill, Fourth Place Finish Is Bigger Prize Than Winning a Trophy

Posted on by Dave Warner

In a finer world, each football club would try to win every competition it entered. Only the biggest clubs, however, have that luxury, and managers of smaller clubs are forced to look at their fixture lists and determine what their … Continue reading

What Would Martin O’Neill Do?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

If Martin O’Neill managed any other club in the Premier League, would he be able to achieve more success than the club’s current manager? What if O’Neill was in charge of Chelsea or Liverpool? Could he do a better job … Continue reading

Can Aston Villa Win The Premier League?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It was early in the second half against Arsenal when all seemed lost for Aston Villa. The team looked shell-shocked after Abou Diaby scored a wonderful team-effort goal that seemingly took both Aston Villa and their fans out of the … Continue reading