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The Villa Rant: Villa Park Smiles again after Norwich Win

Much like many Villa fans lately I was, really questioning why I put myself through the weekly depression of investing hope and emotion in something that so regularly disappoints. When you consider Villa’s last win at Villa Park on a Saturday was seven months ago, one question springs to mind: Is football really worth it?MOMS the original Villa source My Old Man Said


Having lost Ayew for his moment of madness at the Boleyn Ground on Tuesday night and with his other obvious forwards missing through injury, Garde chose to recall Westwood to the starting XI. The relegation rivals took to the rain-soaked Villa Park pitch and the hosts had their first sight of goal after ten minutes,

Alex Neil questions Norwich character after damaging defeat at Aston Villa

They slipped into the Barclays Premier League relegation zone after a 2-0 loss at Villa Park on Saturday.Goals from Joleon Lescott and Gabby Agbonlahor condemned the Canaries to their sixth straight defeat in all competitions and they have shipped 19 goals during that run.”Not until we were 2-0 down,” he said, when asked if Norwich showed enough character.”If you watch the Premier League they shouldn’t need building upThat’s motivation in itselfNobody wants to feel the pain of releg.

Report: Villa (2) v (0) Norwich – We surely couldn’t escape…could we?

It has become something of a dangerous habit over the last 6 years, examining the table after each result and allowing the mind to run wild with possibilities.  This season, given our predicament, has been the worst for it.Villa’s victory over Norwich narrows the gap to safety to 8 points.  A big ask with 13 games remaining, but stranger things have happened in football.The first half was a real struggle to watch.

Player Ratings: Aston Villa beat Norwich City, but the situation remains bleak

It wasn’t pretty, but Aston Villa took advantage of scoring chances and a sloppy Norwich City to win by more than one goal for the first time this Premier League season. For the first time this season, Aston Villa sent a Saturday afternoon Villa Park crowd home happy as the hosts defeated a horrific Norwich City side 2-0 to pick up just the club’s third league win in this campaign.

Swansea City held by Crystal Palace at the Liberty Stadium

SWANSEA City extended their unbeaten run to four matches – but were held by Crystal Palace at the Liberty.And Newcastle’s victory over West Brom means Francesco Guidolin’s men remain in Premier League relegation danger.Norwich lost to Aston Villa so drop into the bottom three, with Swansea sitting four points above the relegation places.Swansea took the lead against the Eagles with a superb Gylfi Sigurdsson free-kick after 14 minutes.After being fouled by Emmanuel Adebayor, the Iceland…

Aston Villa vs. Norwich City final score: Villa easily the better team in much-needed win

Aston Villa beat Norwich City at Villa Park, and that subtle bit of hope is creeping back in. Well this was certainly an unexpected way for the match to go. Back on Thursday night on the Holtecast, I predicted a boring 1-1 affair and that was only because I was too spineless to say what I really thought: “It’ll be 0-0.” And for the first 44 minutes of the match, it certainly looked as if that were going to be the case.

Aston Villa v Norwich City – the preview

The Villans’ trip down to London proved to be a fruitless one on Tuesday, as they lost 2-0. The first eighteen minutes, however, showed that the Villa boys were ready to fight for all three points and the visitors looked the better team. The Hammers seemed very off key and it seemed as if they