Comment: How Aston Villa can profit from Capital One Cup campaign
Gregg Evans on how Paul Lambert and his team can benefit from going on a run in the Capital One Cup this season Fixtures, often gruelling 120-minute contests, get in the way of more important objectives, like finishing higher in the Premier League, avoiding relegation or winning promotion to the top flight.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
found resilience key for Aston Villa
Four points and back-to-back clean sheets for the first time in nine months - there's a sense of cautious optimism among Aston Villa fans after the first two games of the new season.
Two clean sheets in two - Is this the defender Manchester United need?
The time is now for Manchester United if they want to build a team that can compete for a place in the top four.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Stats: Can ex-Arsenal man prove his critics wrong at Aston Villa this season?
After his impressive opening day performance against Stoke City, can Philippe Senderos go on to prove his critics wrong at Aston Villa this season? Philippe Senderos was a somewhat polarising summer signing for Aston Villa fans, but the Swiss centre-back at least managed to silence some of his doubters in the side's Premier League opener.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Aston Villa v Liverpool: Paul Merson in action with John Arne Riise.
John Arne Riise has claimed that Villa are interested in signing him however I'd be surprised if the ex-Fulham and Liverpool defender was pursued.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Stoke City vs Aston Villa: Alan Hutton return promises better times for Villa
Each of Aston Villa's three newcomers enjoyed excellent first performances for the club but it was the "second debut" of Alan Hutton that might just epitomise the potential turnaround the club can now envisage.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Prepare for a new look Aston Villa this season
Whatever system Paul Lambert decides to use against Stoke one thing is assured: Villa will have a completely different look to last season.
Predicted Aston Villa XI v Stoke: Bent, Hutton and N'Zogbia earn second chance
With Aston Villa travelling to Stoke City for Saturday's Premier League opener, here's a look at how Paul Lambert's side could line up.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Wolves declare Aston Villa target not for sale
Wolverhampton Wanderers have stressed that centre-back Danny Batth is not sale, after reports that Aston Villa were preparing a A 5 million bid for the club vice-captain.