PREMIER LEAGUE:ASTON VILLA VS ARSENAL

Arsenal are falling back to old habits, defensive frailties,attacking impotence in big matches. It was a season or two ago that the Gunners were expected to easily trample on Villa but how times have changed. Ollie Watkins who has not been prolific this season will not score a faster and easier goal than that. TraoreContinue reading “PREMIER LEAGUE:ASTON VILLA VS ARSENAL”

PREMIER LEAGUE:BURNLEY VS ASTON VILLA

Whilst the victory by Sheffield United at Old Trafford will make the headlines today, I thought this one was one heck of a match. The battle of the claret clad sides proved to be an edge of the seat affair with the home side coming from behind twice to win against the high flying Villains.Continue reading “PREMIER LEAGUE:BURNLEY VS ASTON VILLA”

PREMIER LEAGUE:MANCHESTER CITY VS ASTON VILLA

Lots of chances for either side. A whopping 39 attempts at goal producing producing only 2 goals, with both of them debatable. It was a great display of defensive work from both sides normally famed for their attacking prowess. Special mention goals to Tyrone MIngs and Ruben Dias who produced blocks that literally they hadContinue reading “PREMIER LEAGUE:MANCHESTER CITY VS ASTON VILLA”

PREMIER LEAGUE ROUNDUP FRIDAY

Happy New year to all of you. There was not a huge amount of fixtures in the premiership on New year’s day like previous years. The two fixtures that were played last night were nevertheless entertaining despite only producing 4 goals between them. I start with the best of them, Manchester United Vs Aston Villa.Continue reading “PREMIER LEAGUE ROUNDUP FRIDAY”

PREMIER LEAGUE ROUNDUP

When Southampton lost 0-9 to Leicester City last season one would be tempted to say their days in the league were numbered. They went on to recover pretty well finishing a very credible 11th on the table. Crystal Palace may like to take a page off Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side if they are to recover fromContinue reading “PREMIER LEAGUE ROUNDUP”

CHANGING THE DRIVER WHEN THE BUS ENGINE NEEDS AN OVERHAUL

That is what West Brom have done when the replaced Slaven Bilic with Sam Alladyce in the dugout. The top brass at the HAWTHORNS have been taken in by the romantic notion of Big Sam being this knight that saves teams from relegation. West Brom simply do not have the personnel to avoid relegation atContinue reading “CHANGING THE DRIVER WHEN THE BUS ENGINE NEEDS AN OVERHAUL”

ARSENAL VS ASTON VILLA

Villa produced the stand out performance of the weekend(thank goodness because i was bored out of my skin with MAN CITY VS LIVERPOOL). Former Brentford striker Olly Watkins scored a brace following Bukayo Saka’s own goal after pressure from Trezeguet. The first goal for the Villans was well crafted by the outstanding pair of BarkleyContinue reading “ARSENAL VS ASTON VILLA”