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 …
Southampton v Aston Villa | League Cup 4th Round Preview

Southampton v Aston Villa | League Cup 4th Round Preview

Southampton will welcome a struggling Aston Villa side to the St.Mary's when the two sides will lock horns for a place in the quarterfinals of the English League Cup. Ronald Koeman's Saints have found their way back into the league, after a tough start, picking up points now on a more regular basis. They now find themselves in eight place, with 3 wins, 5 draws and just 2 defeats in the opening ten games and will go into this fourth …
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 …
Should Tim Sherwood Get More Time?

Should Tim Sherwood Get More Time?

Tim Sherwood's had a very up and down career in football management to date. He would have seen his first full season in charge of Aston Villa as a chance to secure his reputation as a good manager, and after the business the club did in the summer, there was pressure on Sherwood to improve on last season's finish. However, the poor form towards the end of the 2014/15 campaign has continued and the club are sitting in 19th place …
AFC Bournemouth Vs Aston Villa Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

AFC Bournemouth Vs Aston Villa Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Several months after confirming their places in the 2015/16 Barclays Premier League, new boys, Bournemouth, fresh off the back of a championship winning season, entertain Premier League stalwarts, Aston Villa, a side that barely escaped the trap door last time out. The south coast side enter the new campaign with nothing to lose, and will see this home encounter as an excellent opportunity to pick up the first three points of their debut campaign in the top flight. After guiding …
Blackburn Rovers vs Stoke City | FA Cup Preview

Blackburn Rovers vs Stoke City | FA Cup Preview

Blackburn Rovers host Stoke City in the 5th round of the FA Cup at Ewood Park on Saturday afternoon. Rovers overcame Swansea City 3-1 in the previous round but they were aided by two red cards to the visitors. Stoke meanwhile won 3-1 away at Rochdale to reach this stage. Blackburn have a very busy fixture list this month and they have rotated a fair bit for their FA Cup matches this season. The prices for season-ticket holders have been …