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BLOG | A Trip Down Memory Lane – The Second City Derby

The second city derby is one of the fiercest in British football, and since 1887, when Villa first beat Small Heath Alliance, they have had the better of their midland rivals. After going 13 unbeaten in the earliest days of… Continue Reading →

BLOG | Derby Day in the Second City

As Derby day in the second city rolls round again it’s been quite a strange time for both clubs of late. Since the 1-1 draw at St Andrews back in October, it’s fair to say both have had a roller… Continue Reading →

BLOG | How can Villa get back to the top flight where they belong?

Up until 2016, Aston Villa were one of only seven clubs who had remained in the Premier League since the day it began. We came only ten points off being crowned champions in the league’s inaugural season. However, 24 years later, the… Continue Reading →

BLOG | Scouting the Opposition – Fulham

THE FORM GUIDE It’s been a mixed bag of late for Slavisa Jokanovic’s men, with five wins and two losses in their last ten. However, nine points from their last 12, including a 3-1 victory over Norwich on Saturday, means… Continue Reading →

BLOG | Scouting the Opposition – Reading

THE FORM GUIDE . Right in the thick of play-off contention, Reading’s confidence crashed on Saturday when they were rocked 7-1 by mid-table Norwich. The Royals had previously won three on the bounce, but it is their form on the road that… Continue Reading →

BLOG | View From The Stands From The Eye Of A Coach

In this blog I’m going to look at the tactical side of our set up with a midfield 3. Villa lined up on Tuesday evening vs QPR in the semi usual 4-3-3 formation that’s been used in recent outings. . The notable change was… 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 →


We’re delighted to reveal our first sponsorship deal with Ladbrokes. We believe that this deal will help us grow and expand The Villa View to become even bigger and better. If you’d told me we’d be backed by Ladbrokes in… Continue Reading →

BLOG | Battle Of The Number 37 – From Harrow Borough to Barcelona

After a somewhat turbulent start to his Aston Villa career, Albert Adomah has finally found his feet. After the summer move which saw younger ex Barca star Adama Traore go in the other direction to newly promoted Boro, the move… Continue Reading →

BLOG | What can we expect from the next 5 games?

After another slog but still a fantastic win away at Wigan Athletic on Saturday I thought I’d have a look at what we could expect to happen in the next five fixtures. . .  Aston Villa v Norwich City – 1/4/17… Continue Reading →

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