Aston Villa fans hope for positive season ahead | Fans Perspective

Aston Villa fans hope for positive season ahead | Fans Perspective

 It would be fair to say that there’s a buzz at Villa Park once again with Paul Lambert’s appointment, the weekend's Kit Festival unveiling the new shirts and then Monday’s fixture announcement. Paul Lambert’s arrival has been a breath of fresh air for Villa fans who has said lots of positive things about the club, the fans and forgetting last season’s disappointment. Aston Villa today announced that they would be re-introducing the giant screen in the corner between the North …
Aston Villa start their new beginning with Paul Lambert

Aston Villa start their new beginning with Paul Lambert

Aston Villa will today unveil their new manager Paul Lambert at Villa Park at 1pm.  The announcement that Aston Villa had captured their original no.1 target came on Saturday afternoon.  Paul Lambert left Norwich under a cloud of smoke following Lambert tendering his resignation at a meeting between him and Norwich board. The meeting was held late on Wednesday evening and speculation began to grow and it was revealed that in fact Aston Villa were meeting with Lambert’s representatives on …
Defeat at Norwich was last straw in McLeish's reign at Aston Villa

Defeat at Norwich was last straw in McLeish's reign at Aston Villa

Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner finally sacked Alex McLeish following the 2-0 loss at Carrow Road on Sunday.  McLeish was called in for a meeting on Monday morning,the same meeting was scheduled for later in the week.  Goals from Simeon Jackson and Grant Holt were enough to add to Aston Villa’s season of woe. Aston Villa fans turned out in fancy dress for the final game of the Barclays Premier League 2011/2012 and it was Carlos Cuellar’s final game for Villa after his …
Aston Villa edge nearer to safety with another draw

Aston Villa edge nearer to safety with another draw

Aston Villa sink deeper into uncertainty after loss to Bolton

Aston Villa sink deeper into uncertainty after loss to Bolton

Aston Villa’s Premier League status came into questioning once again last night as they were undone by two quick goals from Bolton Wanderers directly after taking the lead. Aston Villa managed just 43.8% of possession over the 90 minutes compared to Bolton Wanderers 56.2%.  As many fans at the game said that it felt the completely other-way round in terms of possession. I have noticed over recent months that Aston Villa’s ball retention and ability to find each other is one of …
Aston Villa haulted in O'Neill return to Villa Park

Aston Villa haulted in O'Neill return to Villa Park

Aston Villa feel aggrieved by Ashley Youngs actions in 4-0 loss

Aston Villa feel aggrieved by Ashley Youngs actions in 4-0 loss

Last Sunday Aston Villa travelled to Manchester United in the fresh optimism that they may be able to keep United’s hands of the Premier League trophy, much to the delight of the Manchester neighbours City.  Just 23 hours before Sundays kick off Manchester City showed a fresh burst of hope after beating Norwich City 6-1, although the score-line flattered Man City somewhat. Sunday’s game was always going to be a hard task for Aston Villa who have found it difficult to …
Aston Villa stalemate with Stoke | Edging closer to safety

Aston Villa stalemate with Stoke | Edging closer to safety

Aston Villa edged that little step closer to securing their Premier League status for another season with their 14th Premier League draw of the season a record they hold above the entire Premier League table to-date Having played 32 matches so far Aston Villa’s Win/Lose/ Ratio’s read Win 21.88% Lose 34.38% Draw 43.75% Aston Villa took the lead on 32 minutes thanks to, the ever-improving Austrian, Andreas Weimann with a great individual strike at goal.  Stoke City equalised mid-way through the …
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