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New-found resilience the key as Aston Villa show first signs of emerging from their sick bed

Four points and back-to-back clean sheets for the first time in nine months – there’s a sense of cautious optimism among Aston Villa fans after the first two games of the new season. 535 more words


Gameweek two review (Baggies and Villa)

  • Southampton 0-0 West Brom

New man, new team: West Brom may have only claimed just three away victories last season but are already showing signs of improving that poor record under new boss Alan Irvine. 125 more words


Aston Villa 0 -0 Newcastle United: Stalemate

Newcastle got their Opening point of the 2014/5 for their work in a goalless draw as Newcastle’s men stopped Aston Villa obtaining their second victory. Newcastle lined up with the exact same eleven as at St James’ Park 6 days earlier and Villa included Newcastle old boy Charles N’Zogbia in a similarly unchanged line-up. 322 more words


Aston Villa 0-0 Newcastle United: Both sides need quality up top

  • Aston Villa had no shots on target against Newcastle United
  • Gabriel Agbonlahor, Darren Bent and Andreas Weimann between them scored two fewer goals than Christian Benteke and Libor Kozak last season – in more than double the matches…

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Aston Villa

If you're bald and you play defense, clap your hands (Clap! Clap!)

“If you’re bald and you play defense, clap your hands,” said Aston Villa manager, Paul Lambert, at a recent player signing convention. Jokes aside, the likes of Guzan, Hutton, Senderos, and Vlarr helped Villa to their second clean sheet and their fourth point of this year’s campaign in a draw versus Newcastle United. 427 more words

Andi Weimann

Match Preview: Aston Villa vs. Newcastle United

Newcastle United will be looking for their first victory of the season when they face Aston Villa away on Saturday. 540 more words

Newcastle United

Aston Villa must play on the front front against Newcastle to end their dire home form

Whether you back him or want to sack him, no-one can argue Aston Villa’s home record under Paul Lambert is abysmal.

Played 38, won 11, drawn eight, lost 19. 507 more words