Archive | May 4, 2010

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Is a statement on Freddie due

According to Dave Woodhall on H&V a statement is due this week on Bouma and ‘it is not looking good’. Despite some reserve performances Bouma though he looked OK could not put a run of games together and the signs were not good after he picked up the toe injury around Xmas time. This feels […]

Battling VILLA lose Youth Cup final to the better side but can be very proud of them

A battling very young Villa side went down to a 2-1 defeat at Stamford Bridge to lose the FA Youth Cup semi final 3-2 on aggregate. Kofi Poyser opened the scoring for Villa in the first half with a neat header but frankly the older Chelsea side were classier and two well taken goals put […]

The Villa Chronicle for 1969-70 : A False Dawn before the Dark

The Villa faithful had gone away during the summer and talked about all the marvellous possibilities that were now at the club’s fingertips. Everything was buzzing around Villa Park, and the team had gone off to the USA during the summer to play there in a mini tournament as the guests of Atlanta. Promotion back […]


This is the second leg after Villa drew 1-1 in the first leg Reminder – away goals do not count Villa team Siegrist, Berry, Deeney, Devine, Williams, Blythe, Carruthers, Nelson-Addy, Poyser, Simmonds, Roberts. Substitutes: Johnson, Barrett, Halfhuid, Darkin, Dyer. ============================== 98 mins – FULL TIME – Villa lose in a final again, heartbreaking for the […]


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