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The Villa Times - 25/09/2017 (Villa News Round-up)

The Villa Times - 25/09/2017 (Villa News Round-up)

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At a meeting of all EFL member clubs yesterday, there was a strong indication they would be in favour of making amendments to the summer's transfer window. The plan was discussed at the meeting following the EFL indicating they would be open to discussions in line with the moves made by the Premier League over the summer that has now been ratified, and with a broad agreement that it would be welcomed, a formal vote will now take place at the February 2018 meeting. Read more: EFL In Favour Of Shorter Window & Other Changes

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All's well that pends well...It seemed a very long time since a Saturday night had felt so good after witnessing Villa beating Barnsley 3-0 and looking pretty good while doing so. Obviously it was three goals and Villa finishing so strongly which left that impression, just as no goals and finishing on the back-foot had ensured the impression that Villa had been lousy against Brentford. Both impressions distorted the reality. Barnsley had been pretty good leading up to Villa's first goal and they produced some incisive wing-play down the their right. Villa were under considerable pressure after Barnsley had been the beneficiaries of some questionable refereeing decisions, and even after Barnsley's goalkeeping howler gave Villa the lead Villa didn't look comfortable as they lost a bit of cohesion. Read more: Something For The Weekend (583)

Manager Steve Bruce has made a bold claim in today's pre Nottingham Forest press conference...Aston Villa will now be more expansive in attack.

Speaking to the Official Site as he met with the media earlier today, Bruce made the bold claim on the back of now having the right personnel in place to play the way he wants to - 442 ala Barnsley. Read more: Bruce - Two Up Top Is The Way Forward

The previous Villa Times: The Villa Times - 13/09/2017

The Villa Times - 07/09/2017
The Villa Times - 04/09/2017
The Villa Times - 24/08/2017
The Villa Times - 17/06/2017

Thought for the day: This cowboy walks in to a German car showroom and he says 'Audi!'

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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Monday September 25 2017
Time: 9:30AM

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