10 Things You Might Not Know About Villa / Wigan Matches

September 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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Whenever divulging the pre-match facts for games, Villa always seem to be the side who have the unwanted statistics but this week, both Villa and Wigan look like they could lose! Not sure how that would work? Confident of a win but here’s a few things you might not know about this clash over the years. Read more

N’Zogbia – To Play or Not to Play vs Wigan?

Villa were left down-heartened by an injury time equaliser courtesy of a Richard Dunne own goal last weekend and will be looking to stop a run of 4 straight draws in the league as they host Wigan. Read more

Villa Player Ratings / Stats vs QPR

September 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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Here is a breakdown of the Villa’s best and worst performers in terms of ratings and statistics vs QPR with Bannan, Dunne and Ireland impressing. Read more

Match Analysis vs QPR: A Point gained or Two Lost?

September 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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I said before the game at Loftus Road that I would have been happy for a draw, despite the 1-pointers growing old, and I stick by that. Read more

The Honeymoon Period

September 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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Aston Villa Blog’s Ollie Scrimgeour writes (pre-QPR) of how Villa must improve their performances if they are to continue to pick up ‘decent’ results with a difficult schedule ahead of the club after Alex McLeish’s honeymoon period comes to end. Read more

Villa vs QPR Preview / Predictions: Bent Out, Jenas In?

Villa go to QPR short on form against a team very much in-form right now in what promises to be a tough trip to West London. It has been confirmed that Villa are definitely without Darren Bent, who joins Emile Heskey and Carlos Cuellar on the sidelines, while Jermaine Jenas remains a doubt with Alex McLeish saying he has a ’50-50′ chance of featuring. Read more

Villa Slump Due to Midfield Mindset

September 22, 2011 by · 6 Comments
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After a decent start to the season with regards to results Alex McLeish will have been happy to have picked up a difficult away point at Fulham before comfortably beating Blackburn. A late show in the League Cup from Villa’s young guns followed and the side were into round 3. Read more

Villa Preview / Predictions vs Bolton (League Cup)

September 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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Villa host Bolton in the third round of the League Cup having struggled to progress past Hereford but are one of only 4 sides left in the Premier League to remain unbeaten. Bolton only managed a 2-1 home win over Macclesfield in the second round, having to come back from behind, and both sides are expected to ring a few changes from their respective weekend line-ups. Read more

Villa Player Ratings / Stats vs Newcastle

September 19, 2011 by · 1 Comment
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Here is a breakdown of the Villa’s best and worst performers in terms of ratings and statistics vs Everton with Given, Warnock and Agbonlahor impressing. Read more

A Draw, Draw Situation Not Good Enough for Villa

September 19, 2011 by · 1 Comment
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A glance at the Premier League table and you will see Villa occupy 6th place having gone unbeaten in their first 5 games under Alex McLeish. A great start right? Not really. While becoming hard to beat is never a bad thing and is certainly an improvement on last season, a look at Villa’s fixtures suggests they should have done better. Read more

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