This is something I’ve been meaning to do for the last 2 weeks or so; pen some thoughts on my trip to Leipzig following Aston Villa in their final Pre-Season game. It might be a bit of ramble but it was a poignant trip for me and I’ll explain as we go through this piece, … Continue reading Aston Villa and Social Media: A Trip to Leipzig
This weekend sees the return of Premier League Football at Villa Park. It has been three long seasons since Aston Villa played Newcastle United in the final game of the torrid 2015-2016 relegation season. For the past three seasons, Villa have been vying to win promotion back to the Premier League under three different managers … Continue reading Match Preview: Aston Villa vs Bournemouth
The Summer Transfer Window, you either love it or you hate it. Every year seems to be a busy one for Aston Villa, none more so than this summer. Just a month ago, Villa won promotion back to the Premier League following the Play-Off final success over Derby County. There hasn't been much time to … Continue reading 6 weeks of the Transfer Window remains… Will we be Prepared?
With it being the off-season, we are short on things to discuss in terms of Aston Villa. Yes, we could look back on our remarkable promotion to the Premier League two weeks ago, or we could discuss the numerous transfer rumours that are swirling around social media or even talk about the confirmed signings of … Continue reading How Randy Lerner helped make a young Villa fan’s dream come true…
While the Play-Off Final win at Wembley was euphoric and an incredible experience for the majority of the Villa fan base, we should be mindful that there are people out there battling demons in their lives and trying to work things out in their mind to help themselves feel better. Whilst a Play-Off final win … Continue reading The High’s and Low’s of Football and Mental Health: Can Football be an escape?
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
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