Villa vs Blackburn: Extensive Match Preview / Predictions

Aston Villa host their most common enemy of the past few seasons in their opening home game of the Premier League campaign against Blackburn. Read more

How Can £40m Make No Difference?

August 18, 2011 by · 16 Comments
Filed under: Aston Villa, Guest Blogs, Hot topic debates 

This week’s instalment of Aston Villa Blog’s partnership with fellow fan site Aston Villa Life has been sent in by editor and guest blogger Matt Turvey and is based around the truth behind the finances at the club and why the money recuperated from the sales of Young and Downing has not been spent. Read more

Given Stars, but Shay-me Villa Couldn’t Score

Aston Villa Blog’s newest recruit Ollie Scrimgeour follows up his debut article with an opinion based look at the ups and downs of the season opener vs Fulham, capped by some positive predictions for the rest of the month. Read more

Statistical Review – Where Villa Went Right & Wrong vs Fulham

A 0-0 draw away at Fulham is far from a poor result but the game itself was somewhat of a non-starter for Villa, with fitness and formations clearly still an issue. Read more

Aston Villa Player Review/Stats vs Fulham

August 13, 2011 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: Player Ratings, Stats Station 

Here is a breakdown of the Villa’s best and worst performers in terms of ratings and statistics, with Given, Delph and Warnock impressing. Read more

Match Report: Fulham 0-0 Villa – Anticlimax!

August 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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So Villa started their Premier League campaign under Alex McLeish with somewhat of bore draw but a decent point against a fitter Fulham side who have been playing Europa League football for some time now. Read more

Last Chance to Join! Aston Villa Blog Fantasy Football League

August 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Aston Villa 

I would like to invite all of my fellow Villans to join La Aston Villa Blog Liga on http://fantasy.premierleague.c​om/. Simply register and set-up your team and once you have/if you already have done so, go to the league’s section and join our private league using the code: 333660-96098.

Just remember guys, second place is just the first loser!

Weekly winners will get twitter recommendations if they post their account on the forum!

Good luck!

New Season, New Expectations?

August 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Guest Blogs, Hot topic debates 

Ahead of the new season, Aston Villa blog has made a new signing of its own, welcoming budding young writer and loyally optimistic Villan Ollie Scrimgeour to the writing team. The following is Ollie’s first article for the site, detailing his opinions on the star attractions at Villa this season, and his viewpoint ahead of the new campaign. Read more

First Preview of 2011/12! Fulham vs Villa: Pre-Match Predictions

August 11, 2011 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: Match Previews, Pre-Match Predictions 

So that time of year is nearly upon us again! Or is it? Uncertainty over the opening weekend of Premier League fixtures due to the nonsensical rioting which started in London and has swept the country has thus far overshadowed the upcoming 2011/12 campaign, but the Villa game at Fulham, as it stands, looks to be going ahead! Read more

Player Focus – Barry Bannan

August 10, 2011 by · 3 Comments
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Wee Barry Bannan is set to take part in Scotland’s friendly with Denmark tonight and at 21, has already established himself as a regular fixture in the senior international squad. Read more

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