Articles tagged with Aston Villa

Villa’s draw at Fulham exaggerates their desperate need for a striker

Amongst the neat and pretty surroundings of Fulham on the tree lined banks of the River Thames, Villa set about...

Media blackout of Birmingham-Villa derby alerts Woodward and Bernstein to conspiracy

For many Sunday is a day of religion or rest. For others it’s a day of live football, or at...

Week in headlines: Liverpool’s rebels with a clause, Villa star proclaims what have I Dunne, but his side march on in the Darling Cup

Despite having resolved his contractual wrangle that had all the forced drama of an episode of Hollyoaks, Wayne Rooney has...

Villa and Nike's organisational skills dip as wait for new shirt is extended until end of November

Football fans ask little from their chosen clubs. Often they will attach themselves with unquestioning loyalty to their local team...

The double act of Heskey and Houllier returns (like the unwelcome comedy of Hale & Pace in panto)

The reformation of a double act is rarely a good thing. In a painful exercise of self promotion they relive and...

Rejected MacDonald displays loyalty over pride in Houllier’s absence at Villa

Gerard Houllier’s appointment as Aston Villa manager has been welcomed by many fans, myself included, as a mark that the...

Gerard Houllier’s appointment concludes a summer of dithering at Villa

The summer break afforded to football is at first glance an annoying distraction, as hungry fans of the beautiful game...

ThreeMatchBan exclusive: Aston Villa's search for a manager narrows

It’s been nearly a month since Martin O’Neill walked away from Villa Park and as of Monday lunchtime no successor...

The recurring defeat against Rapid puts Kevin MacDonald’s position in question at Villa

The travelling support brought a banner reading ‘The Nightmare Returns’ as Villa once again faced Rapid Vienna for a...