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Being jealous of Newcastle United 

15 Mar 16

Thankfully, there are just nine games left of this miserable seasons for the beleaguered Aston Villa faithful to endure.


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I’m a tired fan 

14 Mar 16

This season has been a seemingly never-ending free fall from game week one.


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Too Little too late? 

13 Mar 16

If you still trouble yourself to keep up to date with Villa news you will know that we have appointed two new members to our board.


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Performances over points 

12 Mar 16

It’s very hard to hold out any hope for our game tomorrow afternoon against an in-form Tottenham Hotspur side.


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Villa Park must be a fortress once more 

11 Mar 16

Aston Villa Football Club is a big fish.


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Should Rémi Garde be sacked? 

10 Mar 16

Discussions about rolling the dice and replacing the manager aren’t new to Villa fans.


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Who would want to manage us? 

9 Mar 16

There has been much talk recently about the future of manager Rémi Garde and whether he will be the man to lead the club into the relatively unknown waters of the Championship.


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Come down and join us! 

9 Mar 16

Steve McClaren should thank the lord for Aston Villa Football Club for reasons other than the fact that he was due to take over the reins at Villa Park in 2011 before fan pressure saw Randy Lerner renege on offering him the job.


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Searching for positives in the face of relegation 

8 Mar 16

With relegation now staring our once proud club squarely in the face after yet another cowardly defeat, it is time for reality to set in and for us supporters to collectively accept that we will not be playing Premier League football next …


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Villa favourites flying Irish flag at Euro 2016 this summer 

7 Mar 16

We all know the feeling; once the Three Lion have, as expected, under-performed at the European Championship or crashed out at an embarrassingly early stage, you are left scouring around for club favourites, any Aston Villa link going, to …


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Who should foot the blame? 

7 Mar 16

One of the original members of the Football League and one of the proudest and oldest clubs in England, Aston Villa has been the butt of jokes in recent times.


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Make it stop! 

7 Mar 16

I am really struggling to write about Aston Villa each week.


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Is honesty the best policy? 

6 Mar 16

You may well have read or heard the comments of beleaguered manager Rémi Garde following yesterday’s crushing defeat against the recent League Cup winners.


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A SORRY SIGHT: MANCHESTER CITY 4 – ASTON VILLA 0 

6 Mar 16

Yesterday’s trip to the Etihad Stadium only added to the Villans’ woes, as four second-half goals from the hosts kept their title charge alive and kept the Villans rooted to the bottom of the table, with increasingly little hope of defying…


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Rudy Gestede: a Championship player 

5 Mar 16

I’ve been disappointed with Rudy Gestede this year.


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Five men who have played for both Aston Villa and Manchester City 

4 Mar 16

The Villans head to Manchester to take on Manuel Pellegrini’s City side this weekend and to say I am dreading it would be an understatement.


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Manchester City v Aston Villa – the preview 

4 Mar 16

The Villa boys travel to the Etihad this weekend, where the Manchester City players will be desperate to get their title bid back on track after a crushing defeat against Liverpool mid-week.


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Bouncing back 

4 Mar 16

This weekend we play Manchester City, the single best example of the success that can still be achieved even after relegation from the top flight.


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The hateful eight 

2 Mar 16

Last night brought more misery to Villa Park.


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The myth of Martin O’Neill and what could have been 

1 Mar 16

As everybody can see, the bottom has well and truly fallen out of Aston Villa Football Club.


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“You can’t win anything with kids” 

29 Feb 16

Another match day brought another defeat for Aston Villa Football Club as the slide towards to the Championship picks up speed.


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God save the Villa fans  

28 Feb 16

What happens to the fans if we go down? At this stage, it is not even a case of ‘if’ really.


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Stoke City v Aston Villa – the preview 

27 Feb 16

After the abysmal performance against Liverpool two weeks ago, the Villans will travel to the Britannia Stadium this afternoon in search of three valuable points.


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Twelve games 

27 Feb 16

Watching this season’s Premier League has been brilliant for most football fans.


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Lessons from Stoke 

26 Feb 16

This weekend we play Stoke City, a team currently tenth in the league.


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Sick of the sound bites 

24 Feb 16

Failure has been far too apparent at our club during the last five to six years.


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Pros and cons of playing the kids 

23 Feb 16

Tales of turmoil at Villa Park seem to be emerging in the press and on social media sites on a daily basis, from accounts of even the administration staff beginning to abandon their positions after decades of service due to a poor working …


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A look at the potent strike force 

22 Feb 16

Aston Villa Football Club has some of the best strikers in the Premier League this season.


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The circus is in town 

22 Feb 16

With each passing week there seems to be another embarrassment for Aston Villa Football Club.


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Can Garde field eleven fighters? 

21 Feb 16

The Villans’ performance against Liverpool was gutless and the hosts were devoid of any of the attributes that a team needs to play in the Premier League.


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It’s one problem after another 

21 Feb 16

In the last few years, Aston Villa Football Club has faced many problems.


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Have we been too patient? 

20 Feb 16

As Liverpool’s sixth goal went in last weekend, I realised that we really have hit rock bottom as a football club.


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Randy Lerner: The Destroyer of Aston Villa 

20 Feb 16

Founded in 1874, Aston Villa is a football club with fantastic history – it’s the claret a blue of Birmingham.


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Responding to relegation 

19 Feb 16

We are going down.


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Social media problems 

18 Feb 16

When your team plays badly, you have to accept that and move on to the next game.


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The cowardly lions 

17 Feb 16

I have become fairly resilient as a Villa fan over the last five seasons.


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Can we sink any lower? 

17 Feb 16

Being an Aston Villa fan isn’t something to shout about at the moment.


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Competition: Win £25 to spend at Art of Football 

16 Feb 16

Our friends over at Art of Football have this week launched a brand new range called ‘The Artists’.


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How Lescott’s tweet symbolises all that is wrong with Aston Villa 

16 Feb 16

A Saint Valentine’s Day massacre saw the Villans succumb to their heaviest home defeat for eighty-one years at the hands of Liverpool.


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REDS RUN RIOT: ASTON VILLA 0 – LIVERPOOL 6 

15 Feb 16

All talk of survival stopped yesterday, as the footballing equivalent of the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre unfolded at Villa Park, where the Reds ran riot and condemned the Villans to their worst home defeat for eighty-one years.


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Aston Villa v Liverpool – the preview 

14 Feb 16

Although most Villa fans are probably resigned to seeing their team playing Championship football next season, last weekend’s result against Norwich City raised a few eyebrows and left some wondering whether the seemingly impossible …


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Could our loan rangers hold the key to promotion? 

14 Feb 16

I think virtually every Aston Villa supporter will agree that the January window was painfully frustrating.


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We have to keep Garde 

13 Feb 16

Saturday’s win over Norwich was the most animated that I have seen Rémi Garde since he came to the club.


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Dealing with the defence 

13 Feb 16

One area of the squad that Rémi Garde seems to have improved hugely since he joined the club is the defence.


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Too little too late 

12 Feb 16

Last weekend we saw one team that was really, really bad and the Villans having enough about them to exploit their opponents’ inadequacies.


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The next five 

11 Feb 16

The disappointment of losing the game against West Ham United last week was dispelled by the win versus Norwich City.


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Kickstart the love affair 

11 Feb 16

February the fourteenth, the day of love, is the day that lovers spend together.


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Welcome back, Gabby! 

10 Feb 16

Saturday’s 2-0 home win over Norwich City at Villa Park was most welcome and leaves the club with the slightest glimmer of hope of avoiding relegation.


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Why Okore could be our most important player 

9 Feb 16

Aston Villa’s win against Norwich City on Saturday has once again given us a glimmer of hope that we may actually be able to save ourselves.


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Respite on the road to relegation 

8 Feb 16

All you really need to know about Saturday’s fixture against Norwich City is that Aston Villa won.


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CLOSING THE GAP: ASTON VILLA 2 – NORWICH CITY 0 

7 Feb 16

Having lost Ayew for his moment of madness at the Boleyn Ground on Tuesday night and with his other obvious forwards missing through injury, Garde chose to recall Westwood to the starting XI.


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Dare we dream? 

7 Feb 16

Today is a very rare day for us Aston Villa supporters: we have a Sunday we can enjoy.


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Aston Villa v Norwich City – the preview 

6 Feb 16

The Villans’ trip down to London proved to be a fruitless one on Tuesday, as they lost 2-0.


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What is going on at Aston Villa Football Club? 

6 Feb 16

This week, the club appointed Mervyn King to the board of directors in what seems to be another strange move by the board.


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Give Grealish a go 

6 Feb 16

It’s been a very tough week.


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Who will be off? 

5 Feb 16

What a week! We are now down so it got me thinking about kind of shape we will take next year.


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It’s time to play the youngsters 

4 Feb 16

Disappointing is the word I would use to describe this week of football.


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Would I blame Garde for resigning? 

3 Feb 16

Deadline day and the January transfer window as a whole were an embarrassment for Aston Villa Football Club.


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The horror story continues 

3 Feb 16

Every week my team seems to find a new way to be defeated.


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Does it really matter that we haven’t signed anyone? 

2 Feb 16

This January transfer window has been pretty lacklustre for many clubs.