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Chelsea Come Unglued Against Villa

Chelsea Come Unglued Against Villa

Chelsea’s title aspirations took a major hit on Saturday evening as they succumbed to Aston Villa 1-0 at Villa Park, thanks in large part to a controversial red card shown to Willian on 68 minutes. The result still leaves Chelsea top of the table on 66 points, but they now have only a 6 point lead over Manchester City while ... Read More »

Villa Fight Back for Hard-Earned Draw

Villa Fight Back for Hard-Earned Draw

Aston Villa put in a fine second half display to rescue a point in what turned out to be a thrilling Midlands derby in Birmingham last night. Two goals in the opening eleven minutes from Shane Long gave the Baggies the advantage at half time, before goals from Ahmadi and Westwood cancelled out their advantage. The Republic of Ireland international opened ... Read More »

West Brom and Aston Villa prepare to battle it out in local derby

West Brom and Aston Villa prepare to battle it out in local derby

West Brom host Aston Villa at the Hawthorns on Monday night (20:00) in the first Midlands derby of the season. The two sides go into the game level on 14 points and are separated by one goal difference in 11th and 12th place and a win could see either side leap up into the top half, at the expense of ... Read More »

Howard Wins Battle Of American Keepers At Villa Park (VIDEO)

Howard Wins Battle Of American Keepers At Villa Park (VIDEO)

Tim Howard and his fellow Everton teammates grabbed a convincing 2-0 win at Villa Park earlier today as Roberto Martinez seems to be settling in quite nicely on Merseyside. The story of the match could have been much different though had prolific Villa forward Cristian Benteke smashed home a penalty on 8 minutes, instead of having saved by the bearded ... Read More »

Spurs Shoot Down Villa Behind Townsend And Soldado (VIDEO)

Spurs Shoot Down Villa Behind Townsend And Soldado (VIDEO)

Tottenham Hotspur impressed again on Sunday evening, as they cruised past Aston Villa 2-0 at Villa Park to jump back into the title race. The visitors began to boss the game right from the start and reaped the benefits come the 31st minute as a slick Tottenham attack was capped by Andros Townsend curling a cross into the box that evaded ... Read More »

EPL Review: United Come From Behind, Remy Stays On Roll, City Rebound With Win, And Palace Continue To Be Palace

EPL Review: United Come From Behind, Remy Stays On Roll, City Rebound With Win, And Palace Continue To Be Palace

It was yet another intriguing Saturday of action around the Barclays Premier League with 6 games in action including both of the Manchester clubs and fellow title hopefuls Liverpool all in action. Some other notable games on the slate included Newcastle’s journey to Wales to take on Cardiff City, Hull’s home match against a depleted and Benteke-less Aston Villa, and ... Read More »

Villians Stun Citizens In Shocking Upset

Villians Stun Citizens In Shocking Upset

In one of the biggest upsets in recent history, Aston Villa came back from being dominated in the game and down 1-0 at the break to beat Manchester City 3-2 in a thrilling contest at a packed Villa Park. It was all City all the time right from the off as the favorites took a well deserved lead on 45 minutes ... Read More »

Villians Victorious As Canaries Struggle At Carrow Road

Villians Victorious As Canaries Struggle At Carrow Road

Paul Lambert yet again picked up 3 points at the home of his former employers as his Villa side secured a scrappy 1-0 road victory over Norwich City on Saturday afternoon. The Canaries appeared the better side for large chunks of the match, including the early going when they had a penalty given to them on 6 minutes for a ... Read More »

Villians Drop The Ball, Fall To Magpies At Home (VIDEO)

Villians Drop The Ball, Fall To Magpies At Home (VIDEO)

In one of the more disappointing performances of the weekend, Aston Villa dropped a 2-1 decision at home to Newcastle, who now appear to be in proper working order. The visitors struck first at Villa Park on 18 minutes through Hatem Ben Arfa, who was rather fortunate to score after teammate Papiss Demba Cissé miraculously kept possession while dribbling through ... Read More »

Villa Land Lazio Frontman Libor Kozak, Lose Bannan To Palace

Villa Land Lazio Frontman Libor Kozak, Lose Bannan To Palace

Aston Villa have really been going at it here as the Transfer Deadline approaches, giving up both Stephen Ireland and Barry Bannan but also managing to acquire the service of Lazio striker Libor Kozak. Bannan became the second Villa player to depart the club on Monday with his leaving to Crystal Palace on a 3 year deal. Bannan will now ... Read More »