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 →

BLOG | Scouting the Opposition – Brighton

PREMIER LEAGUE BOUND For the first time since 1983, Brighton will be playing top-flight football, after a 2-1 victory over Wigan confirmed their promotion last month. Since their rise to the Championship in 2011, the Seagulls have made the Play-offs… Continue Reading →

BLOG | There’s Only Two Aston Villas

The recent history of a once dominant, now fallen club makes for sober reading. The victories, players and trophies from more successful years, followed by barren spells, which simply serve to amplify frustration from the terraces. Since the turn of the… Continue Reading →

BLOG | The Kodjia Conundrum

Make no bones about it, Jonathan Kodjia, God love him, has practically single-handedly saved Aston Villa from a relegation battle this season. Had he not departed for the African Cup of Nations in January, the club may have even made… 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 | Scouting The Opposition – Blackburn

THE FORM GUIDE . Having won just one of their last ten, Blackburn have played themselves into the relegation zone. However, that solitary victory came three weeks ago against fellow strugglers Nottingham Forest and, since then, the R’s are unbeaten. . More… Continue Reading →

BLOG | Scouting The Opposition – Birmingham City

THE FORM GUIDE Throw it out the window for this one. Birmingham’s timely change of manager could be the catalyst for a late season flourish, while back-to-back defeats for Villa have hoovered up any recent positivity.  The Blues haven’t won since… Continue Reading →

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 →

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