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

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

Aston Villa will be looking to continue their escape from the Premier League relegation zone with a victory against Everton this weekend. Villa have seen a huge improvement in their performances since Tim Sherwood took over from Paul Lambert and the team are playing with an intensity up front that hasn’t been seen at Villa Park for a few years now. They are still not out of danger however, they only have a two point advantage over Sunderland in 18th place, …
Manchester City v Aston Villa Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

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

Manchester City will be looking to maintain their position in the top four with three points this weekend but will have to do so against a resurgent Aston Villa side. City have fallen away from their title challenge and are now hoping to avoid the likes of Liverpool and Southampton overtaking them in the race for the Champions League places. They managed to defeat West Ham United 2-0 in their last match at the Etihad but will face an entirely …
Liverpool v Aston Villa Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

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

After an international break, which may have come too soon in the league season for some fans, the Premier League returns this weekend as Liverpool welcome Aston Villa to Anfield. The Reds are currently sitting fifth in the table after achieving six points from their first three games and this will only be their second home game of the new campaign. Liverpool have a number of injuries in their squad sustained during the break however, and Brendan Rodgers will have …
Aston Villa V Swansea City Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

Aston Villa V Swansea City Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

Both Aston Villa and Swansea City lost their respective matches on Boxing Day and will be hoping that they can get back to winning ways when they play each other at Villa Park this weekend. Paul Lambert’s side have now lost all of their last four league games and will feel particularly hard done by with the late loss at home to Crystal Palace yesterday. Villa are in desperate need of a win to prevent themselves falling further down the …
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 vs Newcastle United Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Odds

Aston Villa vs Newcastle United Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Odds

This fixture will forever leave a sour taste in the mouth for all Newcastle fans after the 2008/9 campaign. The Magpies lost at Villa Park 1-0 on the final day of the season thanks to a Damien Duff own goal, and this led to relegation. On that day a rivalry between the two sides was born as the home fans laughed and cheered at the fact that Newcastle would be playing in the second tier in the following season. Since …