Sam Young

MATCH REVIEW | Burton Albion 0-4 Aston Villa

A professional Aston Villa have moved within 2 points of the play-off places with their third league win in a row. Despite Steve Bruce naming an unchanged team for tonight’s fixture, Villa were far from hitting the ground running. In truth,… Continue Reading →

BLOG | 3 Ways Villa Can Break Their Away Day Duck

START POSITIVELY  Our start to the season has clearly been poor, but there is one performance that stands head and shoulders above the rest, our 4-2 victory over Norwich City. Now, yes this was a home performance, but with the quality we… Continue Reading →

MATCH REVIEW | Cardiff 3-0 Aston Villa

The long awaited first away game of the new Championship season has ended in embarrassing defeat for Aston Villa. (Match Review by Sam Young) There was much positivity surrounding the starting 11 for the game with Josh Onomah being handed… Continue Reading →


Saturday marked the start of the new season and should’ve been a day of excitement yet unfortunately it was marred by an undercurrent of negativity. This all arguably started last week with the delayed delivery of season tickets. I, myself, only… Continue Reading →

BLOG | “You Won’t Win Anything With Kids!”

A lot has been made about the ‘experienced’ players we’ve added to our squad so far this summer, with the youngest of our four signings being 29 years old. You would, therefore, be forgiven for thinking that we have an aging squad… Continue Reading →


The transfer saga regarding which of the second city rivals John Terry would sign for has today been concluded. Rumours began circulating once a picture surfaced on social media of John Terry enjoying a round of golf with his agent, and Steve… Continue Reading →

BLOG | Why FFP could be a blessing in disguise

It is fair to say that when it was announced earlier this week that Aston Villa would have just over £1 million to spend this summer there was a feeling of worry among many Villans. The reason Villa find themselves… Continue Reading →

MATCH REVIEW | Blackburn 1-0 Villa

Before I begin the review of our final away game of the season, it is important to consider the wider context of today’s game. Villa handed Blackburn 3 points today that will keep the Championship relegation battle going to the… Continue Reading →

BLOG | Is Sam The Man?

In a recent interview Steve Bruce conducted with the Aston Villa media, he sang Sam Johnstone’s praises and said that ‘if there’s an opportunity that we can get him to play more next season I would love to do it.’ Five wins… Continue Reading →

MATCH REPORT | Wigan 0-2 Aston Villa

Three points, in the end! After a poor display for the first hour of the game, goals from James Chester and Scott Hogan handed Villa another win on the road. The first half at the DW was very stop-start. This… Continue Reading →

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