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Premier League
Are Aston Villa the Premier League's surprise package for 2019/20?
12:01 Tuesday 6th August 2019

It had been a long three years in the Championship for Aston Villa and their fans, but after play-off final heartbreak twelve months ago, the Birmingham-based giants righted those wrongs - fighting their way back into the Premier…

Premier League
2019/20 Aston Villa Premier League preview
19:00 Saturday 3rd August 2019

Dean Smith performed a minor miracle to guide Aston Villa from the Championship’s 12th position into fifth. After replacing Steve Bruce in October, the 48-year-old oversaw a ten-game winning streak running from March to April’s…

Premier League
How will Aston Villa spend their summer?
09:02 Friday 28th June 2019

Chelsea fans were feeling agony and joy in equal measure about a month ago. They were sad as club legend Frank Lampard was the manager of losing side Derby County in the Championship play-off final. They were happy…

Football
Who are football’s next generation of villains?
12:00 Monday 17th June 2019

The game has always tried to promote itself as a dignified profession. Heroics are celebrated, talented footballers held up as role models. More money also means more propaganda depicting the beautiful game as a pristine, unblemished competition.…

Managerial News
John Terry off to a flying start in football management
12:00 Sunday 9th June 2019

When John Terry moved to Aston Villa after an amazing career at Chelsea, many wondered why. The common practice has been for legendary players to move to a retirement league in the East. China, Qatar and Japan to name a few. They pay astronomical…

Premier League
What to expect from Aston Villa next season?
17:00 Thursday 30th May 2019

After both Norwich City and Sheffield United sealed their place in the Premier League, it was time to see who'd join them via the play-offs - partaking in the most expensive game in football. Aston Villa and Derby County would go toe-to-toe…

Championship
EFL Championship Playoff Preview
12:00 Wednesday 8th May 2019

For the majority, the curtain has come down on the 2018/19 Football League season. However, the show goes on for a few select clubs. Leeds United, West Bromwich Albion, Aston Villa and Derby County all seek the same ticket to the Premier…

Premier League
2012 Chelsea Champions League winners: Where are they now?
17:00 Monday 29th April 2019

Did time exist when a club other than Real Madrid or Barcelona won the Champions League? If you believe time goes back to 2012, it did. Against all odds, Chelsea pulled off a spectacular heist at the Allianz Arena against Bayern Munich.…

Premier League
Did John Terry just game the Chelsea propaganda machine?
08:00 Tuesday 26th February 2019

Humans are hierarchal. We need leaders even if it’s only to tear them down. At the same time that we criticise leaders, we expect others within an organization to follow the chain of command. That is why Kepa Arrizabalaga’s behaviour…

Championship
Dean Smith, John Terry, troubled times at Aston Villa. Why?
15:00 Thursday 24th January 2019

Just before the second week of October 2018, Aston Villa decided to pull the plug on Steve Bruce. This followed a terrible run of form that featured one win in nine Championship matches which left Villa 12th in the standings. Bruce was almost…

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.  …

Transfers
6 free agents Premier League clubs should sign  
08:00 Friday 14th September 2018

The European transfer window was slammed shut exactly two weeks ago. The Premier League wasn’t that tolerant. Teams were rushed off the market earlier than usual. Even with proceedings closed, some players could still move to England's…

Premier League
Can Harry Maguire be Jose Mourinho's new John Terry?
12:00 Sunday 29th July 2018

There are few better places to showcase your talents than at a World Cup. Every season after the major tournament, there's always a handful of players whose reputation grows so much that it earns them a move higher up the football…

World Cup
Ruben Loftus-Cheek must make proper use of this summer
17:00 Wednesday 6th June 2018

It is a testament to Ruben Loftus-Cheek's performance that he was picked ahead of Adam Lallana and Jack Wilshere in England's World Cup squad. The psychically imposing youngster is highly regarded by Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate.…

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…