The pre-season is a nice appetiser as we approach the start of the season proper, but should fans treat the wins as cause for excitement or irrelevant in terms of competition for the players? Matt Turvey investigates.
AVL's Jason Chalifour got to see Villa in the flesh for the first time, and thoroughly enjoyed the Philadelphia experience.
Despite Paul Lambert's transfer activity, some current players are going to have to shine for Villa to have a good season. Andi Williams, aka chiefy, explains who he thinks will rise to the occasion.
The second episode of Five On Five, the official Aston Villa Life podcast, launches talking about Darren Bent, Alan Hutton, and other assorted stories that have hit the headlines this week.
Isn't it amazing what a difference a year makes? As Villa start their U.S. tour, Ryan Pitcher takes stock and asks what you think this season will bring.