Aston Villa v Southampton Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

Aston Villa v Southampton Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

A turbulent Aston Villa welcome a Southampton team whose minds are starting to focus on World Cup dreams and warm, sunny beaches. After another disappointing result and performance by Aston Villa last weekend against Crystal Palace, the call for Paul Lambert’s sacking became even louder by fans. Instead they saw the ‘suspension’ of Lambert’s second-hand men Ian Culverhouse and Gary Karsa, after their relationship broke down and caused tensions at the training ground as well as in the dressing room. …
Manchester United v Aston Villa Preview | Key Men, Stats and Team News

Manchester United v Aston Villa Preview | Key Men, Stats and Team News

Manchester United face Aston Villa on week 32 of the Premier League season, at Old Trafford in an early kick-off this Saturday, after a 0-3 derby drubbing against Manchester City in midweek, which was their sixth home defeat this season. While Aston Villa endured a similar disappointment at home to Stoke, with a 1-4 defeat at this crucial stage of the season where every point matters. Whereas Manchester United are pushing for a Europa league spot, Aston Villa would be …
Cardiff City v Aston Villa Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

Cardiff City v Aston Villa Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

With both sides losing at the weekend, Ole Gunnar Solsjkaer's Cardiff City host Paul Lambert's Aston Villa side at Cardiff City Stadium on Tuesday night, with both sides in dire need for all three points.   Team News Both sides look like they came away from last weekend's action without any casualties, but the respective club captains still remain a doubt for both sides, with Ron Vlaar and Mark Hudson out. Interesting Statistics Cardiff are yet to win back to …
Is Key Villan Fabian Delph the Next Moussa Dembele?

Is Key Villan Fabian Delph the Next Moussa Dembele?

Up in the West Midlands, Paul Lambert’s crew of Villans is comfortably perched mid-table despite playing one of the toughest early fixture lists in the division.  The former Borussia Dortmund star inherited an amorphous mess from Alex McLeish, and has since molded Aston Villa into the Premier League’s pre-eminent counter attacking side. At the heart of Villa’s steady play lies long-heralded prospect Fabian Delph, winner of the club’s Player of the Month award two turns running.  Here, we’ll examine Delph’s …
Aston Villa's performers so far | A look at the stats

Aston Villa's performers so far | A look at the stats