Aston Villa All Washed Up?

Aston Villa All Washed Up?

It never rains, but it pours for Villa fans this season and at St James’ Park the downpour was more than a metaphorical one. Manager Remi Garde can point to an improved second half performance against Newcastle and the fact that they got a draw, but if the hosts had not been wasteful in front of goal, Villa would have been dead and buried long before they got their splendid equaliser through Jordan Ayew. Perhaps that fantastic strike and coming …
Aston Villa v Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Aston Villa v Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

It's a classic case of master against apprentice when Aston Villa under Remi Garde will go head to head against Arsene's Wenger. The former Arsenal man and current Villa boss has taken up one of the hardest jobs in English football now, in the hot seat to ensure Premier League survival for the Birmingham-based club. The Villains are on a record 14-game run without a win and as dubious as it seems to be, they will go into this game …
Five Worst Premier League Signings This Summer

Five Worst Premier League Signings This Summer

Premier League clubs spent £870m this summer, which is an eye-watering amount considering we still struggle to compete in the European competitions. The new television deal means that the money spent on a yearly basis will continue to rise and it will become the norm for £1bn to be splashed out in one window. There are risks when it comes to transfers and that has been highlighted once again this summer as some of the new recruits have failed to …
Aston Villa Vs Manchester City Preview  | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Aston Villa Vs Manchester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

On November eighth, bottom side Aston Villa will welcome table toppers Manchester City to Villa Park.  Villa's new manager Remi Garde will make his debut as he looks to end the Villans eight league match losing streak.  He'll have his work cut out for him as league leaders Manchester City will look to extend their three match win streak.  City haven't lost since late September and are yet to drop points to a bottom half side this season. Team News …
Aston Villa vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Aston Villa vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

A resurgent Harry Kane will be looking to get a goal or two, as Spurs take on a manager-less Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on Monday. The Spurs hitman quadrupled his 2015-16 goal count in the Premier League against Bournemouth last Sunday, with a hat-trick in a 5-1 demolition at Dean Court. Last season, the 22-year-old scored 34 times for club and country and is now hoping that his goal drought is over and the team can focus on …
Is Garde the Right Fit for Villa?

Is Garde the Right Fit for Villa?

After Tim Sherwood's sacking, Remi Garde has emerged as the favourite for the role. The former Arsenal defender has been linked with other Premier League jobs in the past and had talks over the vacant Newcastle job last January, but he now looks set to take over at Villa Park. He will bring a different outlook to Aston Villa as he will bring more tactical knowledge than Sherwood had. Moreover, Garde will know several of the players in the squad, …
Aston Villa vs Swansea City Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Aston Villa vs Swansea City Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Swansea travel to Villa Park to face Aston Villa in round ten of this season's Premier League. The hosts are without a win in eight Premier League games after the 1-0 opening day victory at Bournemouth. Remarkably, losing by two goals at Chelsea is Villa's heaviest defeat of the season. Their six other losses have come by one goal, but it is the manner of those setbacks that have infuriated the club's supporters. Despite their recent run, Villa are just four …
Chelsea vs Aston Villa Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Aston Villa Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

On October 17th, Tim Sherwood's Aston Villa travel to Stamford Bridge to take on Chelsea.  Chelsea's struggles this season have been well documented and they are only above 17th place on goals scored after eight games, which is their worst start to a season in the history of the Premier League.  For all the documented struggles of Jose Mourinho and Chelsea, Tim Sherwood is arguably under more pressure.  His Villa side are sitting in the bottom three with a mere …
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