League football is back, and now it gets interesting, starting with this evening’s derby clash with Wolves. September’s favorable stretch of fixtures against teams in the bottom half of the table comes to an end, and all eyes will be on Steve Bruce’s men to see how they fare against tougher opponents now that there’s some confidence and continuity in the squad.
Aston Villa announced their new squad numbers to much discussion. Matt Turvey looks at whether numbers mean anything at all in footballing terms.
Following the closure of the transfer window, AVL’s Matt Turvey reviews the dealings and subsequent state of the Aston Villa squad.