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Championship
Yannick Bolasie's long road back from ACL purgatory
09:00 Friday 14th December 2018

For the first time in nearly a year, Yannick Bolasie started a league game. It came in the Championship against Nottingham Forest but, as the saying goes, it was a start. Injuries and a dip in form at Everton combined to frustrate the Congolese.…

Transfers
3 possible replacements to correct Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey mistake
08:00 Thursday 13th December 2018

Arsenal will lose one of its best midfielders with no compensation when the curtain falls on the 2018-19 season. Alright, you can debate his status but there’s no disputing Aaron Ramsey is the longest-serving player in the Arsenal team.…

Championship
Aston Villa v Birmingham: Anatomy of a Derby
08:00 Sunday 25th November 2018

Every season tells a new story. Sometimes it's the same tale with different characters, a bit like Baz Luhrman's Romeo and Juliet with a gangsta culture backdrop. People remember when Rafael Benitez took the reins at Chelsea, outraging…

Championship
Why Micah Richards has gone more than two years without an Aston Villa appearance
12:00 Tuesday 13th November 2018

Aston Villa defender Micah Richards has gone more than two years without playing a competitive game for the Midlands outfit. He hasn’t made the matchday squad in any competition for Villa since September 19, 2017, and is nailed on to…

Championship
What happened to Henri Lansbury at Aston Villa?
15:00 Wednesday 7th November 2018

Midfielder Henri Lansbury was left out of Aston Villa's matchday squad for Friday’s 2-0 win over Bolton Wanderers. He sat out a Championship game for the 11th time this season. Yet to rack up a single minute in the division,…

Championship
5 most underrated players in the Championship
09:00 Friday 26th October 2018

The Championship is the seventh richest league in the world. It also homes some historic English clubs, including Aston Villa, Leeds United and Nottingham Forrest. Due to the continuing increase in both attendances and consumer interest…

Championship
What will Dean Smith, John Terry bring to Aston Villa?
09:00 Wednesday 17th October 2018

A blink of an eye ago, John Terry was Aston Villa’s field marshal, championing a return to the Premier League. Next thing, the Englishman has been installed as the manager, albeit assistant to the son of a former Villa Park steward.  …

Championship
Stephen Ireland starts a new chapter with Bolton Wanderers
17:00 Tuesday 16th October 2018

A new beginning arises for a familiar face we have known for many years. Stephen Ireland recently signed a one-year contract with Bolton Wanderers. So does this mean a fresh start? Or will his career repeat itself? We all know Ireland…

A League
Ritchie De Laet heads on loan down under
08:00 Sunday 16th September 2018

Transferring clubs from England to Australia is quite rare in football. Aston Villa's Ritchie De Laet apparently doesn't mind taking the road less travelled. The 29-year-old right back accepted a loan to Melbourne City for…

Championship
Why Jack Grealish's failed Tottenham move is a blessing in disguise
12:00 Thursday 13th September 2018

Over the past few months, Jack Grealish would have been a frustrated man. It was clear he wanted to join Tottenham, they too were interested in his services but failed to agree a fair transfer fee with Championship side Aston Villa.  It's…

Championship
Thierry Henry misses out on Aston Villa job
15:00 Friday 27th July 2018

Few clubs have been on as turbulent a path as Aston Villa over the last few years. The former European champions had several seasons of near misses at the bottom end of the Premier League; before eventually getting relegated in 2015/16. They…

Championship
5 Championship players ready to grace the Premier League
15:00 Sunday 24th June 2018

There is often doubt surrounding the quality available in the Championship. However, many English second division players have worked hard to earn an opportunity in the Premier League. Such talents have the quality to make the step up.…

Championship
Championship play-offs: Which team will secure Premier League promotion?
10:30 Friday 11th May 2018

The Championship play-offs commence on Friday night. Fulham, Aston Villa, Middlesbrough, and Derby County all have sights set on England’s top division. Only three games stand in their way.   In the semi-finals, Fulham take on Derby…

Championship
Will 3rd-place hoodoo condemn Fulham to play-off failure?
08:30 Tuesday 8th May 2018

Anti-climactic performances from both Cardiff City and Fulham on the 2017/18 Championship season's final day bestowed automatic promotion on the former and left the latter to prepare for the playoff battle royale.  Fulham…

Championship
Which teams will make the Championship play-offs?
21:00 Tuesday 1st May 2018

The Championship play-offs are one of the most eagerly anticipated events in world football. This season is no different. With Wolverhampton Wanderers already promoted having won the title, the race is now on to join them in the Premier League.…

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