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Villa Park blues, one-dimensional counter-attacks and is it time for fresh blood?   It seems Andres Villas-Boas worked out Aston Villa in very much the same way as Brendan Rodgers and Alan Pardew had done earlier in the season at Villa...
A sober look at life under Lambert so far in the 2013/14 season   Let me start by saying that I am generally happy and content with the start Aston Villa have made to the season. The points tally against Arsenal, Chelsea,...
A question of 5-3-2, knickers and young lions   This weekend saw Paul Lambert's young Villa team inflict a coupon-busting defeat on high-flying Manchester City.  Manuel Pellegrini's star-studded squad arrived at Villa park fresh from strolling through a derby demolition of...
 Clark rises, Tonev misfires and Grealish success   With three consecutive defeats in a row, Paul Lambert took his Aston Villa squad to Carrow Road in search of a much-needed win. The result rather than the performance was the most important...
Has Villa's Starting XI Improved? Lambert's Summer Signings Appraised   The players are in, Randy’s cheque book is closed, and Paul Lambert has gathered together his players ready for battle.  The 2013 / 2014 Aston Villa squad is quintessentially now Lambert’s...
Premier League bias, ranty Hutton and is Roy Hodgson blind?   It has been a rather dull week for everyone associated with Aston Villa football club.  Just as we were beginning to get into the swing of a new Premier League...