The Villa Times - 21/04/2017 (Aston Villa News Round-up)
Unoial Villa News...
What an awful day. Terrible news that former Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu has died at the age of 44. He suffered a cardiac arrest at Tottenham's training ground on Thursday. Thoughts with his family at this sad sad time. Villa and Blues will wear black armbands on Sunday and there will be a minutes applause. I thought instead of going into a long article, it would be fitting to pay tribute to him with some of the great images of his time with us. RIP Big Man. Image Library Of Ugo In Happier Times Read more: RIP Big Man. Image Library Of Ugo In Happier Times
A reminder of what Jack Grealish can produce goal wise... and fan reactions to Steve Bruce comments on the player. Read more: Villa Fans React To Steve Bruce Comments On Jack Grealish
In happier times... pic.twitter.com/Z9OWSTIgCp— Vital Villa (@VitalVilla) April 21, 2017
Aston Villa v Birmingham preview. See: A Neutral Aston Villa v Blues Preview
Aston Villa have confirmed that Jonathan Kodjia will serve a one match ban following his ridiculous red card in the Fulham match. Could have been worse, straight red and 'violent conduct` could have been 3 matches. So the appeal worked in reducing it at least. Read more: Kodjia Still In With A Chance Of 20 Goal Mark This Season
The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Aston Villa and Birmingham City this Sunday. Aston Villa host Birmingham City on Sunday April 23 for the game at Villa Park and the match carries a 12pm kick off. Referee: Officials - Aston Villa v Birmingham (23/4/17)
Aston Villa have only 9 points left to play for in this year's battle in the Championship. With the games dwindling down now at the real business end of the campaign as Aston Villa find themselves heading towards the end of May, sitting in 12th place in the table on 58 points, the Play Offs are now an idle dream but so are earlier thoughts of a double relegation. Read more: 9 Points For Aston Villa To Play For (21/4/17)
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Thought for the day: If I had a dollar for every girl that found me unattractive, they would eventually find me attractive.