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Premier League
Why Steve Bruce’s Newcastle appointment is the latest insult to Toon Army
19:01 Thursday 18th July 2019

After allowing Rafael Benitez to walk three weeks ago, Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley bore the brunt of fans’ criticism, a role which the British billionaire has made his own since taking over in 2007. Any right-minded person would…

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…

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 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
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
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
Ex-Tigers returning in numbers to Hull City on Saturday with Aston Villa
16:00 Friday 30th March 2018

Hull City face Aston Villa at the KCOM Stadium on Saturday and it promises to be an enthralling encounter. The Tigers need points to boost their survival chances whilst their opponents need to get their promotion push after two defeats in a…

Championship
2014 Hull City FA Cup Final squad... where are they now?
09:00 Wednesday 3rd January 2018

It has been over three years since Hull City reached the FA Cup final for the first time in their history. The Tigers were managed by Steve Bruce at the time and stormed into a 2-0 lead after just 8 minutes courtesy of goals from James Chester…

Championship
Race for Premier League promotion could be tightest yet
11:30 Tuesday 21st November 2017

This season's Championship is shaping up to be the most closely fought for some time. Wolverhampton Wanderers, Sheffield United, Cardiff City, Bristol City and Aston Villa are currently well positioned. All five teams will fancy their…

Opinion
The Value Of Coaching
11:30 Tuesday 26th September 2017

Tommy Smith. Michael Hefele. Rajiv Van La Parra. Only Huddersfield or Dynamo Dresden fans likely recall the trio. Good coaching has changed that. If you don't know their history or current situation, one toiled at a small German club. The other…

Opinion
John Terry's disappointing start at Aston Villa
11:00 Sunday 27th August 2017

Steve Bruce described John Terry as the ‘signing of the summer' after procuring his signature in July. Nearly a month into the season, fans disagree. The 36-year-old's uninspiring performances have Villa Park faithful worried the former Chelsea…

Championship
Aston Villa’s road woes continue
14:31 Saturday 26th August 2017

Aston Villa rescued a point away to Bristol City in Friday night's Championship clash. Steve Bruce's side remain without a league road win this season. The Villans have endured an extended slump in form away from home for many years. It precedes…

Opinion
What John Terry has to offer Aston Villa
18:08 Monday 10th July 2017

On Monday 3rd July 2017, we awoke to the news that John Terry had completed a move to Aston Villa. Seeing him play at Villa Park in Claret and Blue will seem odd in the forthcoming campaign. However, he is a villain now after moving to Aston…

Opinion
Marco Silva silently announcing himself to English football
13:30 Friday 7th April 2017

When Marco Silva first arrived at Hull City in January, the consensus was the Portuguese had been extremely lucky to be given a chance to manage in the Premier League. Three months later, Hull will be fortunate to hang on to him. Hull looked…

Championship
Can Aston Villa Survive In The Championship?
16:00 Wednesday 22nd February 2017

Many of us are aware of the demise of Aston Villa in recent seasons. But do Aston Villa really have themselves a big problem as of now? Villa were an established team in the Premier league for many years but their best players got sold on and…