Now the dust has settled and the 4 day hangover has commenced, I thought it was about time I gathered my thoughts following Aston Villa’s glorious return to the top tier of English Football. First of all about the day. It was a classic football day. I had travelled down to London the night before, … Continue reading Villa Promoted to the Premier League: A fans review of Final Day.
Scenes. Absolute scenes. Aston Villa are back in the Premier League!!! Now I've finally recovered a bit, I thought I'd put a few thoughts down. These boys deserve every single beer, every congratulation and every cheer they get. FINALLY, a squad of players who fight for the jersey, put their bodies on the line, and … Continue reading WE ARE PREMIER LEAGUE
5 days to go until the big one. The SkyBet Championship Play-Off Final at Wembley. Aston Villa vs Derby County. The season finishes with the most valuable football game in English Football. Villa will look to exercise their ghosts from 12 months ago when they were defeated 1-0 by Fulham. This season has been a … Continue reading Play-Off Final Build Up: Preview with Villa On Tour
So I’ve just watched the royal team talk special on the iplayer and to say it was emotional would be an understanding. Hearing some of the legends of the game ( and Jermaine Jenas) talk of their struggles along with Prince William was an eye opener. It made some of it more real and put … Continue reading A Royal Team Talk- Thoughts From @Markyoddbod
Following the announcement of Kappa as our new principle partner, there has been a, well, "mixed" response from Villa fans. Many complaining about the fit of their kits, the quality of their material, or the "chav" reputation of the brand. I do however have some reasons for optimism. Back in April, when I was told … Continue reading Why fans should be more optimistic about Kappa
Sky Bet Championship Play-Off Final Monday 27th May, 2019. KO 3pm. Wembley Stadium. Aston Villa vs Derby County This is it. The biggest game of the season. The 160m game of football where both teams aim to finish their season with the prize of Premier League Football on offer. For Aston Villa, they hope … Continue reading Match Preview: Aston Villa vs Derby County. Play-Off Final
Aston Villa vs West Bromwich Albion SkyBet Championship Play-Off Semi Final 1st Leg: Saturday 11th May, 2019- Villa Park, 12:30pm 2nd Leg: Tuesday 14th May, 2019- The Hawthorns, 8pm. This weekend see’s the return of the EFL Championship Play-Offs. The prize of the Premier League and all its riches on offer, for one club only. … Continue reading match preview: aston villa vs west brom, play-offs
Back when I was growing up, many years ago now, mental health evoked images of straitjackets, padded cells, asylums, and electroshock therapy. If you had mental health issues, you were a lunatic and got sectioned. Between lunacy and compos mentis there was a whole spectrum of absolutely nothing whatsoever. In the modern day and age, … Continue reading When Mental Health Wasn’t Mentioned