Date: 24th February 2018 at 10:33am
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Unoial Villa News…

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Villa v Sheffield Wednesday (away) match thread: Click Here

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Jedi saying that confidence is still high. They need to get the game at the weekend by the scruff of it`s neck from the get go, we have to beat Sheffield Wednesday, just have to.



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The paving stones. Could these be re-introduced and would it be possible for the faded ones to be restored?

The club answered Firstly, it is not possible for us to restore any faded Pavers. When the letters fade, it is because the stone is being worn away from foot traffic and weather. Once the lettering has faded, there is nothing we can do. Clearly, we are not in a position to replace the stones, and it is unfortunate that the type of product introduced years ago has led to disappointment for many. In any future build, we will give consideration to a different solution. If we can find one, we will give those whose messages are lost the opportunity to replace their wording at minimal cost.

Apparently there is a book of remembrance you can sign in lieu of these pavers. Not ideal but at least it is something. And usually at the end of the season the club allows fans to nominate holteenders in the sky to be remembered on the big screens at the last match.

Read the full background and what the club will be looking to do in the future: Villa Paving The Way For A New Way Of Remembrance

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A top bunch of fives from BodyButter that got the following reply from Ian Taylor when I tweeted him:




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Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce has confirmed that youngster Callum O’Hare will be in the match day squad for the clash against Sheffield Wednesday this weekend. Villa head to Hillsborough looking to right a couple of wrongs on a creativity front following defeat to Fulham and a bore draw against Preston North End, and with creativity being a hot topic amongst fans of late following injuries to Jack Grealish and Albert Adomah and the obvious effect that had had on the squad in an attacking sense, Bruce’s confirmation that O’Hare will be in the group will be a great boost to those who have been championing his involvement. Read more: My Kingdom For O’Hare



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So our injury situation (I can`t believe I`ve just started a sentence with so… I also can`t quite believe I`m now typing about it instead of deleting it… I digress……) isn`t great, as can be seen from:

Read more: Sheffield Wednesday Squad Ravaged By Injury Crisis




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A trip down memory lane with Dion Dublin: Dublin’s Trip Down Memory Lane

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Match stats: Click Here

Villa v Preston North End match thread: Click Here

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Thought for the day: “Just came home and found my girlfriend dead in the washing machine. Gutted. Still, at least she died in COMFORT!….”

The previous Villa Times: The Villa Times – 23/02/2018

The Villa Times – 20/02/2018
The Villa Times – 18/02/2018
The Villa Times – 17/02/2018