West Brom vs Stoke City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

West Brom vs Stoke City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

A home game against just about anybody is welcome respite for West Brom after losing twice to Aston Villa in the space of a week away from the Hawthorns. The Baggies lost 2-1 last time out in the Premier League with Tim Sherwood proving to be their judge, jury and executioner. Tony Pulis' side sit in 13th spot on a healthy 30 points which sees them eight points clear of the bottom three. Things are even rosier for Stoke City …
Aston Villa vs Leicester | FA Cup Preview | Stats & Key Men

Aston Villa vs Leicester | FA Cup Preview | Stats & Key Men

If you believe everything you read, this would be billed as the match between two manager-less teams. Nigel Pearson was recently sacked, then hastily reinstated despite the media telling us otherwise. Paul Lambert of course wasn't awarded the same leniency, and bizarre rumours are now speculating that he actually asked to be sacked twice before finally being given the boot this week. If this were a Premier League tie, the stakes would be huge in the wake of the multi-billion …
Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

Aston Villa welcome Crystal Palace to Villa Park on Boxing day as the busy Christmas period gets into full swing. Both teams were beaten on Saturday and at this important time of the season; both managers will see this as a game to pick up some points. Villa have lost their last three league games, and another loss against Palace could see them slip further down the table. The Eagles fortunes have improved under Tony Pulis, but they have lost …