The international break: how we love it! Said no one ever.
Apart from Tyrone Mings and Tom Heaton hooking up with the England squad, and Super John McGinn scoring for Scotland in a (predictable) defeat against Russia, there really isn’t a great deal of Villa interest at times like this.
Conor Hourihane with the Ireland squad? Meh. Neil Taylor in the Wales team against Azerbaijan? Good on him. Lovré Kalinič linking up with Croatia, Douglas Costa with Brazil U23 to face their Colombian counterparts? Yawn.
Do any of us have anything to say about international football? Once upon a time, a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far, away, maybe I did. But not anymore. Now, I’m all about Villa. I have a connection with MY club which I simply no longer (did I ever?) have with England.
Spending time writing about Villa, match reports, sharing club news, and voicing opinions and analysis is enjoyable, cathartic and helps focus my mind amid the ‘mass hysteria’ and equivocating nonsense we see daily across social media.
What do you think? Do you have something to say?
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