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match preview: aston villa vs west brom, play-offs

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…

Mental Health: The Importance of having an Outlet

My own story in regards to mental health and football has been well documented and I’m sure some of you have seen it on the home page of this site in the last couple of weeks. Thank-you to those who…

Football & Its Positive Power.

  Inspired by Airbornevillan’s piece, I could only agree and also add my own take on what has already been said. Whether it’s from quite a few years of being depressed (and not talking about it to anyone), I’ve found…

The power of memory and sensation

Sensation and memory are powerful things in mental health.  As a career soldier, my chosen profession has taken me away from the West Midlands, and so my opportunities to go and see Aston Villa live have been fewer and fewer…

The Aston Villa Revival

Where the Aston Villa revival started… Saturday 23rd February, 2019. Not a date that many people will mention when discussing Aston Villa’s incredible 10 game winning run, but a pivotal day which started it all off. Villa were in the…

9 Wins In A Row: Playoffs Beckon

4-0 vs Derby, 1-0 vs Blues, 3-1 vs Forest, 3-0 vs Boro, 2-1 vs Blackburn, 3-1 vs Wednesday, 2-1 vs Rotherham, 2-1 vs Bristol and 2-0 vs Bolton… Nine wins. Nine. For the first time since 1910. No living villa…

Football: A Rollercoaster

What. A. Feeling. Trippier launching a free kick into the back of the Croatian net to go 1-0 up in a World Cup semi final, Grealish gliding the ball past Lee Camp to win the Second City derby, Alan Hutton…

Thoughts on Jack Grealish

It feels like just yesterday we were talking about a young kid coming through the academy, who was incredibly talented but also very immature. Photos were shared far and wide of Jack Grealish, laying in the road in Tenerife with…

What Aston Villa Means To Me

The famous Aston Villa. A club bound by tradition, oozing class from every fibre of its being. The club who’s former chairman, honoured by a statue outside the ground, founded the football league system itself. A club with 7 League…