Date: 6th February 2018 at 4:14pm
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Unoial Villa News…

Very sad:

Disgraceful, we don’t do losing at Aston Villa!!!!!!! Kevin MacDonald’s Under 23 side lost out on the opportunity to top our Premier League 2 table as we came up against experienced opposition from Brighton yesterday. Read more: U23s – Brighton 3 Aston Villa 0

The season might only be a few months old in terms of the calendar, but with high expectations for some players when it comes to this year’s Golden Boot battle – here’s who stands out so far. Read more: Championship 2017/18 Golden Boot Battle (6/2/18)

There are a few things that seem to have slotted together in the news over the past few days, the direction we are heading in, contracts for older players and even a return to news of sister clubs. We all know the Alan Hutton story now – A Glimmer Of Hope For Model Professional Alan Hutton? In short he spoke to Steve Bruce about a new extension and Bruce admitted that his hands were tied on any new deals until we knew where we’d be playing in 2018/19 and the implication was promotion to the Premier League opened up doors for some players to remain with us, but whilst it remains a possibility we are set for another year in the Championship, 2018/19 would have to see significant changes to our playing line up to ensure we didn’t fall foul of Financial Fair Play at this level and that too is a regular topic in the news and the reason we were only looking at loans in January. Read more: Aston Villa’s Sister Clubs & Our Future Plans

Thought for the day: “Halal, is it meat you’re looking for?’

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