Posts Tagged "Aston Villa"

Aston Villa’s Financial Performance Reflects An Inert Season

By on Feb 29, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

The haste with which football clubs dispose of their managers has been discussed in depth on here before. It has long been a peculiarity of this particular sport that managerial positions have been treated so frivolously by clubs, and the folly of doing so has been shown up in fairly strong terms over the last couple of days with the release of Aston Villa’s...

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Match Of The Week 3: Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Aston Villa

By on Nov 22, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 4 comments

With seven wins from eight games and twenty-two points from a possible twenty-four, the sun is rising over the white and navy blue corner of North London at the moment. This evening’s match against Aston Villa was one at which Tottenham Hotspur might, in other years, have chosen to fluff their lines, and Spurs supporters are rather over-familiar with their...

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The Twohundredpercent Premier League Previews: Aston Villa

By on Jul 20, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

They are amongst the pillars of the English game. They were amongst the first bastions of professionalism in the game, were founder members of the Football League in 1888, and their name immediately conjures up something almost unfathomably romantic about the history of football in this country. That said, though, Aston Villa can occasionally give the impression of...

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The Mark Hughes’ Career Path Turns Into A Cul-de-Sac

By on Jun 3, 2011 in Latest | 3 comments

The end of the domestic football season can be a tough time for anybody that works in the game. As contracts expire, many players are left with their livelihoods hanging by a thread and, for the adulation afforded to Paul Scholes upon his recent retirement, there will be dozens upon dozens that slide from view, seldom thought of by anyone apart from their nearest...

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