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

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

Aston Villa will be looking to continue their good form against Swansea City at Villa Park on Saturday. The Villains have managed to move 3 points clear of the relegation zone since Tim Sherwood’s appointment and have won two games in a row for the first time since the beginning of December. A win at home to Swansea on Saturday would be the first time the club have won 3 games in a row this season, a feat they haven’t …
Tim Sherwood | Obvious Choice or Uninspired Appointment?

Tim Sherwood | Obvious Choice or Uninspired Appointment?

Since being sacked by Tottenham, Tim Sherwood has been linked with every available job the Premier League could offer. He was apparently a front runner for the West Brom job, bookies favourite for the QPR post, before the media got it spot on and he was appointed as Paul Lambert’s replacement at Aston Villa. The outspoken coach has been eager to return to the pressure cooker of the Premier League and prove his credentials as a top English manager and …
Aston Villa: Then and Now

Aston Villa: Then and Now

Aston Villa played a midland rival on Sunday in front of 27,000 fans.  Given that Villa Park can hold up to 42,000 that’s a disappointing attendance for a team of Villa’s stature. What happened? Remember when Aston Villa were considered a more than genuine threat to the top 4? There was no chance of 15,000 empty seats on a Sunday night then. In a relatively short time Aston Villa have gone from a recognized force in the Premier League that …
Player Performance Analysis: Andros Townsend vs Aston Villa

Player Performance Analysis: Andros Townsend vs Aston Villa

After an embarrassing London derby defeat to West Ham United before the international break, Andre Villas-Boas' Spurs side needed to get back on track with three points at Villa Park. Luckily they have one of the in-form players in the country, who helped the North London side to a 2-0 win over Aston Villa. Andros Townsend has had a very busy few months, making his Premier League debut for Spurs against Swansea, winning a penalty in the process, bagging two …
Manchester United vs Aston Villa | Match Preview

Manchester United vs Aston Villa | Match Preview

Manchester United could all but seal their twentieth League title this upcoming Monday evening with a win at home to relegation candidates Aston Villa. United following a victory away at Stoke last weekend and a midweek 2-2 draw at Upton Park currently sit on eighty-one points, thirteen ahead of Manchester City who have sixty-eight. City do have a game in hand on Manchester United and play first with a tough away trip to Spurs however United can ensure they will …
Aston Villa Vs Liverpool Preview | Stats, Team News & Odds

Aston Villa Vs Liverpool Preview | Stats, Team News & Odds

Week two of the Premier League is upon us already, with Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool side heading to Villa Park for Saturday Night Football. Both sides got off to impressive starts, most noticeably Villa, who won at the Emirates comfortably 3-1 with two Christian Benteke goals and an Antonio Luna strike. While, Liverpool were relatively impressive in their first home game at Anfield, a well executed finish from Daniel Sturridge gave them a 1-0 win, but could have gone differently, if …