Posts Tagged "Aston Villa"

Match Of The Week: Aston Villa 2-1 Chelsea

By on Oct 18, 2009 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

There’s something afoot in the court of Chelsea. After a start to the season that carried on the way that last season ended (high octane football mixed with the arrogance of the club that knows that it is amongst the best in Europe), they have started to look just a little bit ropey of late. Their win over Liverpool last weekend needs to be offset against a...

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Brian Little – Slow Decline Or Varied Career?

By on Aug 29, 2009 in Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

If you watch a match this afternoon, take a moment if possible to look into the eyes of your manager. If your team is winning you may think that you see happiness, but it’s not. It’s relief and respite. If your team is losing or drawing you may just get to see a haunted soul. Ironically, given that it is statistically likely that most managers will lose...

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Villa’s European Adventure Ends Early

By on Aug 28, 2009 in English League Football, European Club Football, Latest | 0 comments

August comes to an end on Monday, and this year it will have outlived Aston Villa’s time in the 2008/09 Europa League by four days. Villa beat Rapid Vienna 2-1 at Villa Park last night, drawing 2-2 over the two legs and exiting the competition on away goals. One suspects that the inquest into the defeat is unlikely to be a very long one. The claret and blue...

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