“Results have gone awry! We must sack the manager!” That has been an all too-common cry of frustration from fans for the last 50 years, often egged-on by the media. I remember very clearly a certain Villa manager who was thus axed after nearly 6 years in the job, frustrated by the Villa board’s inability […]
Villa flounder in a vital game for Roberto Di Matteo, and it looks for all the world like time has to be up for the manager.
Aston Villa turn the tables on Newcastle, equalize late, and salvage a point they never looked like getting.
“You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time.” So said Joe Lydgate, a medieval monk and poet, even before organised footie had been invented! So there’s nothing new in […]
The one thing that the previous owner of Aston Villa finally succeeded in doing was to transform 30,000+ Brummies into being totally miserable while at the same time putting grins on the faces of the fans of the local opposition. And this coinciding with a time of government-sponsored austerity since 2010! Oh, how the Villans […]