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Jubilant Villa Fans After The Real Villa Turn Up

Jubilant Villa Fans After The Real Villa Turn Up

Great post match reactions because it was a great match. Not rocket science this is it?!

Did I read the words 'rampant Villa' , great display and we now need a run of victories between now and the end of the season, just think where we would of been with a better December ??? Would like to see the 'youthful' look of the bench continued and not get replaced when Whelan and Gabby are fit again... we need to move forward ! Be very interesting how we do in the transfer market this January ?

Switch Elphick for JT (although credit to Tommy for the past couple of performances) and Bruce could well have stumbled across our best XI. Superb performance - please let's kick on from this and not retreat back into the 'safety first' team selection and tactics that have hampered our season so far.

Surely Bruce can see that when Whelan's out, how good the midfield plays. Well played lads & a very happy new year to you to.

Excellent display and result yesterday. Too many home draws so far this season, due to safety first tactics. Ok, Grealish was injured, but we can't put it all down to Grealish for lifting us up out of our recent slump. Hopefully we have now stumbled upon our best line-up, bar JT. Hopefully that cracking goal of Hogans' has give him the confidence to crack on. More of the same please....
Pride of Lions

I'd have more faith if team selection was planned not stumbled across ! But as others have said let's hope he doesn't revert back to failed squad players are fit again!

What a fantastic result and good to see it seems to have stopped some of the bickering. Has Agnew made a difference since coming in? Its very early days so I'm not getting carried away, but 2 good performances on the bounce against Boro and Bristol City - 2 teams I would expect to be in the top 6 by the end of the season. With the improvement in Elphicks performances I'm guessing a couple of clubs will be sniffing around him in the window now - maybe we should keep hold of him for cover.

Well done lads,crying out for a performance like that. What better way for Snoddy to answer Karren Brady's recent comments, love it.
AV Dave

Amazingly good fun that was! And it perfectly illustrates my frustrations. We are THAT good, when they don't play like that (I don't mean 5-0 every time!) it is baffling. Everyone put in 100% yesterday.
The Fear

Following yesterday's clash between Aston Villa and Bristol City, here are the instant reactions from both managers... Read more: Reactions - Aston Villa v Bristol City (2/1/18)

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Deanovilla: We scored the same amount of goals in 90 minutes last night that Blues have in their last 13 games!!!!!!

Aspinall: Amazing attendance as well I thought all things considered. And keep the fireworks every game! Warmed me up lovely.

Bodybutter: Everything is alright in the Villa world this morning. Fair play to Steve Bruce, he's taken a lot of flack over the past month so he deserves a lot of credit for this win. We are 5 points off second now and on a roll. We have the best squad in the league and we've just hammered one of our promotion rivals 5-0. One of our most influential players is about to return from injury and we have a bench full of talented kids who are all knocking on the door. Oh, and I'm giving credit to Brucey for all of those little flicks and backheels today since he gets flack for the negative football we have produced this season.

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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Tuesday January 2 2018
Time: 10:40AM


totally unexpected but football at times goes beyond all reason,,,, but it is only one game,,, if we do it for a couple of months then obviously i would be more positive than what i am at the moment,, and there are excuses for both the result at boro being pullises first game and not getting his ideas across and city were running on empty following their cup exploits and the disappointment of losing the wolves match which they could well have won,, the positives of yesterday are massive and i just hope its not a false dawn,,, my real worry is that bruce could well have played whelan and jedi and persisted with davis and onoma if the dreaded lergie had not struck,,, and this is where bruce lets himself down as yesterdays team is what many of us have been banging on about for a while now,,, that said hogan still has to get service and i still want to see his runs behind the defence into the channels found more,,, the big key to this mini revial has to be elphick,,,, its just give us stability at the back alowing jedi and hurihane to do what they are good at,, and with green, lansbury, bananaman, and the kids waiting in the wings and able to effect the game late on dare i say we could be in good shape,,, now the crisis is averted,,,,,,,,,, phew,,,
02/01/2018 11:22:00
Ok, it's the FA Cup match at the weekend so Bruce will make changes but the next league match will be interesting. What side will Bruce put out then.
Pride of Lions
02/01/2018 11:42:00
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