A frustrating afternoon saw Villa rather improbably keep a clean sheet while failing to offer virtually any threat, and the resulting 0-0 draw against visiting Brentford was a let off. And a huge letdown.
Brentford at home. A fixture that most of us believe, right or wrong, should be an automatic W. Me, I think it should be, regardless of what’s gone on before today. We’ve spent enough. We have enough quality to be beating anyone in this league.
As we’re entering a break I thought I’d pull out of the archives something that was a subject of contention at the Villa well over 100 years ago. Back in the “good old days” Villa had their moments when they frustrated their supporters. Nothing changes! But of course then there was no Team Manager to […]
Villa, I think, are in a hesitant cycle. People who make the decisions are afraid or unwilling to step out and face the future. Falling back on what was once comfortable, once worked, and was once successful is too strong a feeling to really change.
So here we are, third game coming up to close out a week of revelations that’s seen Villa score—score, not concede—eight goals in two games. Count ‘em: Eight. What in the world is going on? This is not our Villa.