Aston Villa So Far | 11/12 Review | Stats

Aston Villa So Far | 11/12 Review | Stats

Aston Villa now face a testing end of season run-in with 13 games left of the season.  There has been more talk this season following the appointment of ex-Birmingham City manager Alex McLeish in June 2011. Following Alex McLeish’s appointment a small section of Villa fans protested against the decision but fan were urged to give him a chance to prove himself. The first third of the season was a real chance to hit the ground running and they were …
Villa | Where's Alex McLeish's happy team camp gone?

Villa | Where's Alex McLeish's happy team camp gone?

I will start this article will the opening phrase which is becoming perfectly clear and tiresome. “Alex McLeish was not the Villa fans' first choice manager” The fact of the matter is: he is our manager and when he met the team following the pre-season break, there were positive vibes coming out of Bodymoor Heath with players saying how nice it is to have McLeish as manager.  Frozen players were allowed to return to the first team and would be …
Villa fight back to gain point Vs QPR | Stats

Villa fight back to gain point Vs QPR | Stats

[caption id="attachment_9369" align="alignleft" width="273" caption="Darren Bent scores against QPR"][/caption] Aston Villa earlier this week welcomed Queens Park Rangers to Villa Park following a busy last day of the January transfer window for the visitors who made two deals for strikers. Djibril Cisse was able to feature last night after beating the transfer deadline day window and getting the paperwork in before the mid-day cut-off time period. It didn’t take the Frenchman long to open his account for QPR as he …
Wolves 2 Villa 3 | Keane on the double

Wolves 2 Villa 3 | Keane on the double

Robbie Keane made his starting XI debut for Aston Villa yesterday at Molineux against his former club Wolverhampton Wanderers.  Robbie Keane was introduced to Villa fans last Saturday when Aston Villa welcomed Everton, it may of only been for the last 10 minutes of the game. Villa fans were up in arms about Alex McLeish's decision to limit Keane a small allocated amount of time to weave his magic. Yesterday Robbie Keane proved to the Premier League that he's still got it with two fantastic goals.The sparkling …
Villa 1 Everton 1 | Stephen Ireland stands out

Villa 1 Everton 1 | Stephen Ireland stands out

Aston Villa welcomed Everton to Villa Park today in what can only be described as a game of two halves.  The first half was a very scrappy game with neither side dominating and quite simply cancelled each other out. The game finished with a 1-1 draw with goals from Aston Villa's Darren Bent early in the second half, following some good teamwork from Marc Albrighton but it was Villa's Stephen Ireland who provided for Darren Bent to tap in from close …
Villa Old Stars v Villa Fans XI charity match for Harry Moseley

Villa Old Stars v Villa Fans XI charity match for Harry Moseley

Loyalty to Brad Guzan or Given returns?

Loyalty to Brad Guzan or Given returns?

Aston Villa defence stats vs Stoke City

Aston Villa defence stats vs Stoke City

Aston Villa went into the game yesterday at the Britannia Stadium with an optimistic agenda, they were fortunate not to get something on Wednesday night with the 2-1 defeat at the hands of Arsenal.  Yesterday Aston Villa secured themselves a point with a 0-0 draw at Stoke City who will feel aggrieved they weren't able to convert the two guilt edge chances they were presented. Stoke City went into the game with the Premier Leagues highest percentage scoring from set-pieces …
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