the blackburn precedent
Game Changers: Blackburn Rovers and Jack Walker’s Millions
In 1995, Blackburn Rovers were crowned Premier League champions. That success was financed by industrialist owner Jack Walker, who was in many ways the last of his kind.
aston villa's terminal decline
Au Revoir, Remi Garde: A Man in Completely the Wrong Job at Completely the Wrong Time
You wouldn't put a milkman in charge of a nuclear silo, you wouldn't expect an accountant to perform a colonoscopy, so why would you think Remi Garde could manage Aston Villa?
Welcome to the Travelling Kink Circus that is Aston Villa
Aston Villa fans endured eight months of Tim Sherwood leering over them in a sleeveless leather catsuit, whispering, "You like that, you little slag?" At least that's what it feels like.
good in the air
VICE Sports Premier League Player of the Weekend: Rudy Gestede
Big French heading machine Rudy Gestede briefly broke character and scored with his feet for Villa on the weekend, but we know it was a one-time lapse. Gestede was put on this earth for one thing alone: heading footballs.