Could Carles Gil be Aston Villa’s Saviour?

Could Carles Gil be Aston Villa’s Saviour?

After consecutive relegation battles, it would have seemed almost inconceivable that Aston Villa would make it three in a row during the 2014/2015 season. Unfortunately for Paul Lambert’s men, they have struggled to find any form of consistency once again as the Midlands club find themselves perilously close to danger as the Premier League enters the business stage of the season. Scoring a mere eleven goals is primarily the root of their problem, but failing to win in seven is …
Aston Villa Vs Sunderland Preview | Team News, Line-Ups and Key Men

Aston Villa Vs Sunderland Preview | Team News, Line-Ups and Key Men

Sunderland travel to Villa Park on Saturday sitting in bottom place in the Premier League but with six points separating 13th and 20th in the table, Sunderland will want to stay in touching distance with the teams around them, and give themselves the best chance of survival. Positive results in games like these will prove crucial come the end of the season. Aston Villa will hope to improve their home record with only six points won during six home games so far …
West Brom Vs Aston Villa Preview | Team News, Facts and Key Men

West Brom Vs Aston Villa Preview | Team News, Facts and Key Men

Monday Night Football brings you another derby, with a Midlands clash between West Brom and Aston Villa. With Birmingham City and Wolverhampton Wanderers dropping into the Football League in the last few seasons, this fixture has grown even more in importance. With both sides sitting in 10th and 11th in the table on 14 points, it could not be any closer between these rivals and both will be desperate for the bragging rights, until the reverse fixture at least. The managers will …
Aston Villa haulted in O'Neill return to Villa Park

Aston Villa haulted in O'Neill return to Villa Park

Aston Villa feel aggrieved by Ashley Youngs actions in 4-0 loss

Aston Villa feel aggrieved by Ashley Youngs actions in 4-0 loss

Last Sunday Aston Villa travelled to Manchester United in the fresh optimism that they may be able to keep United’s hands of the Premier League trophy, much to the delight of the Manchester neighbours City.  Just 23 hours before Sundays kick off Manchester City showed a fresh burst of hope after beating Norwich City 6-1, although the score-line flattered Man City somewhat. Sunday’s game was always going to be a hard task for Aston Villa who have found it difficult to …
Aston Villa stalemate with Stoke | Edging closer to safety

Aston Villa stalemate with Stoke | Edging closer to safety

Aston Villa edged that little step closer to securing their Premier League status for another season with their 14th Premier League draw of the season a record they hold above the entire Premier League table to-date Having played 32 matches so far Aston Villa’s Win/Lose/ Ratio’s read Win 21.88% Lose 34.38% Draw 43.75% Aston Villa took the lead on 32 minutes thanks to, the ever-improving Austrian, Andreas Weimann with a great individual strike at goal.  Stoke City equalised mid-way through the …
Aston Villa secure a point in 1-1 draw at Anfield

Aston Villa secure a point in 1-1 draw at Anfield

Liverpool v Villa | Taking Advantage to Stop the slide

Liverpool v Villa | Taking Advantage to Stop the slide

[caption id="attachment_5544" align="alignleft" width="220" caption="Clarke & Dalglish: Must translate frustration into cohesion and goals"][/caption] Liverpool never seem to make it easy for their fans. It certainly doesn’t need me to remind anyone of the times hearts have been in mouths, followed by expletives, followed by delighted cheers. West Ham cup final, Olympiakos, penalty shootouts to win cups whether European or domestic. But all the ones I’ve mentioned have a happy ending. Where we are now is an entirely different place. …
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