Date: 3rd February 2018 at 11:32am
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Unoial Villa News…

With Lewis Grabban coming in on deadline day, Bruce was delighted with that capture as it gives us a bit more strength in the forward line and with Jonathan Kodjia out injured, Grabban will help take the pressure of Keinan Davis who continues to learn his trade. ‘With the loss of Jonathan Kodjia, I didn`t want to go into a situation in five or six weeks time where we lose Keinan Davis or Scott Hogan. Then, at the most important time, we`re scrambling around for a striker. Read more: Steve Bruce Delighted To Have Grabbed Grabban

With the great on going good form for Robert Snodgrass, Steve Bruce has waxed lyrical about the player. Currently on loan from West Ham, Bruce has said his quality as a Premiership player has shone through. Talking in his pre-match press conference he said: ‘He`s well-liked and understands he`s the crowd favourite. We respect what he does here at the training ground. It`s never easy when you`re on loan and you have a family and you`re up and down the country like he is. He`s enjoying his football.’ Read more: Bruce Waxes Lyrical About Our Premiership Class Player

Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce has been talking all things Burton Albion as we look to continue our march on second place in the Championship table. Aston Villa are bidding to make it six successive victories on the spin as we go into the game against Burton Albion this weekend. With five wins on the spin already we have lifted ourselves into third place in the Championship table and we now sit only one point off Derby County in the automatic promotion slots. Read more: Bruce – All About Burton

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Park Life a news round up on the official site has a few good articles this week. You can click the link to see the rest, I just thought I`d cover this one so it isn`t missed in the normal news that is flying around. As you might have figured, I`m a big fan of what the Aston Villa Foundation are doing and love this particular initiative. Today there will be an inaugural reception for the recognition of community champions. Read more: Community Champions To Get Reception Before Kick Off Today

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Thought for the day: My wife told me I had to stop acting like a flamingo. So I had to put my foot down.

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