So...this is where it all started!
It was a little over two months ago on that memorable night in Merseyside. It was what Martin O'Neill believes was the turning point in our season.
You know the one I'm on about...Sidwell's stunner after 30 seconds... the last minute equaliser from the Brummie boy Lescott...or was it an equaliser? Course not!!
Now as we all recall that pint spilling everywhere, the dancing in the streets and the kiss on the fat guy's head (just me on that one then!) after Ashley's moment of brilliance, here we are again, on another Sunday afternoon.
The momentum that has been with us ever since that victory, has been nothing short of incredible, I mean 2 months and 9 games later we still haven't lost.
So let's all get ready for another nail-biting 90 mins plus our favourite....stoppage time. This again could be another pivotal fixture in our calendar.
If we can win this, then maybe just maybe we could start thinking about a trip to Wembley, what a day that would be! But first..let's see to the job in hand this Sunday and then people.... we can all start to dream....
Aston Villa have six players away with their countries in the October international window.
Midfielder Jordan Veretout hasn't just had to adjust to life in a new country, at a new club and with a new language, there was also the small matter...
Err. The Vital Villa man of the match v Stoke City...
Manager Tim Sherwood has given his normal Monday briefing, and goalkeeper Brad Guzan has also given his thoughts as frustration reigns.
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