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  1. Pre-Match Thread

    So what are the chances of Kodjia on the bench?? Too soon? EDIT: Just realised the update said he will play with the under 23s this Monday. Thought it said he did play with them last Monday...
  2. Amavi started for Marseille against Monaco yesterday. He was taken off at half time however when they were 4-0 down. Monaco went on to win 6-1. http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41064133
  3. Pre-Match Thread

    My first away game and on my birthday so villa loss written all over
  4. Parking

    Ashton Gate is about 30mins walk from the city centre, mostly separated by terraced housing so parking between the two or around the ground isn't really an option as far as I'm aware. Of the car parks in the city centre, I would probably recommend the College Street Car Park behind city hall. Bit of a walk but it's around the harbour so quite enjoyable with a few decent pubs if you take the right route. There are also car parks closer to the harbour at millennium square but likely more expensive and not significantly closer. Hope that helps. Bristol is a bit of a nightmare for traffic and driving, with Friday nights being worst of all..!
  5. Transfer Speculation Summer 2017

    Surely they wouldn't let him go for £6m when they got £10-12m for Hogan? I don't feel they are in that much need of the cash. They are building a new stadium at present. Would be bizarre to sell one of your best players to a direct rival on the cheap.
  6. Ratings & Reactions: Villa v Norwich

    Leicester won the Premier League last year and have made it to the quarterfinals of the Champions League without dominating possession or most other stats. When it comes down to it, in 90minutes if you score two goals and the other team score none, very little else matters. If this continues game after game, again, very little little else matters! We look really strong at the minute. It's primarily down to SB forming a good defensive unit which communicates well and benefitting from a clinical, skilful striker who is on form and clearly backs himself in most situations.
  7. And on recent form, Hutton also. You would also surely have Hogan out there by now, even if he isn't in the first 11 on form
  8. Pre Match Thread

    This will be an interesting match and isn't as unbalanced as league positions suggest. Whilst we've lost a lot of players through injury, we do still have a decent enough team with a fair bit of momentum. Thankfully we haven't lost players in defensive positions, nor from the spine of the team which should ensure the game remains tight. The wide positions and up top are more interchangeable. Huddersfield have a lot more to lose than we do which could favour us. Kodjia is evidently capable of something special at any point. Think we have a chance of nicking a result if we don't concede in the first half. Lets see how it goes. Great to be getting this much football as we needed to turn things around and build some character and momentum.
  9. Ratings and Reactions: Brentford v Villa

    Thought Grealish was decent when he came on. The game was crying out for him far earlier. Would like to see him start next match although probably will be at the expense of Green. As bad as Adomah's been, he's scored and assisted more previously so probably keeps his place. Also Bree in for Hutton surely?! And Jedinak for Thor.
  10. Match Thread: Villa v Brentford

    Good players do not make a good team, and when they do, they rarely do so overnight
  11. Match Thread: Villa v Brentford

    Poor team selection for me but also can't solely blame Bruce. Our defence has been shocking and we have continually given the ball away needlessly all over the pitch. There's no calmness or control on this game
  12. Brought back fond memories of his finish against Liverpool for us when Benteke set him up at Anfield a few years ago. He was always a favourite of mine. Quite an inflexible player and difficult to fit into a system but if you have the right player around him and they are playing well, he can be great on his day.
  13. Tony Xia

    Just tweeted (post Bjarnason) another 99% + 50%. One would presume 99% is Hourihane. Lord knows what the 50% is now!
  14. Henri Lansbury

    Is it just me or does anyone else think he looks slightly unwell? Bags beneath the eyes and that beard. Has he dyed it? Saying that - welcome Henri. You'll be even more welcome when you start racking up the goals and assists. Sounds like we still need another slightly more creative/attacking central mid
  15. Pre-Match Thread

    As far as I'm concerned Villa aren't playing this weekend. I'll probably check the score Sunday evening and be delighted with anything better than a 3-0 loss. Hate to be so negative but that's how I'm feeling. I'm amazed with the amount of away tickets sold. Proof our away support is genuinely sadistic/unreal dependent on how you look at it