Posts Tagged With 'Aston Villa'

Manchester United 4-1 Aston Villa: Bring on Bayern?

Posted on March 30, 2014  by El Rob  in Aston Villa, Champions League, El Rob, Man United, Premier League   6 Comments »
Manchester United 4-1 Aston Villa: Bring on Bayern?
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Juan Mata scored his first goal for United yesterday. If you didn’t celebrate that, you have no soul.
Mata celebrates: “Wayne’s shaved and I haven’t, so you can’t notice we resemble each other a bit!”
Also: Fellaini kinda looks like he’s doing a “Blue Steel” pose, but for a different camera.

Author: Rob
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Manchester United scored a slightly-flattering 4-1 home win over Aston Villa on Saturday. Villa opened the scoring through a decent Ashley Westwood free kick. “That’ll teach ya to stop confusing me with the golfer Lee Westwood!” he’s reported to have thought to himself while celebrating. United equalised through a Rooney header while Villa were exhibiting their patented “FIFA ’99 Amateur mode” defensive tactics, and United eased on to victory from there, showing a bit of the bounce-back-ability for which the club was is famous. I wanted to make an Alan Partridge reference here, as it’s quite appropriate – think “give me a second season!” – but sadly I’ve given up Alan Partridge references for Lent.*

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Aston Villa vs. Manchester United view from the opposition

Posted on December 15, 2013  by Stretford-end  in Aston Villa, Man United, Premier League   No Comments »
Aston Villa vs. Manchester United view from the opposition
Phil Jones scores against Aston Villa

Manchester United haven’t lost to Aston Villa in the league at Villa Park since 1995/96

Manchester United travel to Villa Park today hoping to bounce back from two home league defeat, both 1-0 losses to Everton and Newcastle United. United have also been dealt a massive blow with Robin van Persie missing the busy Christmas period with a thigh strain.

United were involved in a cracker of a game last year at Villa Park, winning the match 3-2 having been two goals down. Mexican striker Javier Hernandez scored a brace to claim all three points despite an impressive Aston Villa display. David Moyes will take the same again today.

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Aston Villa 2-3 Manchester United – Villa’s tactics come so close to working

Posted on November 12, 2012  by nameonthetrophy  in Aston Villa, Doron, Man United, Match Reports, Premier League   10 Comments »
Aston Villa 2-3 Manchester United - Villa's tactics come so close to working
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Manchester United beat Aston Vila 3-2 at Villa Park having been two goals down

Author: Doron

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Despite playing in the late game on Saturday, United knew they could go four points clear at the top with Chelsea and Man City playing in tough games on Sunday. United’s record at Villa Park is famously good – a traditional football stadium with a good atmosphere. Villa’s youthful team would have other ideas though and are trying to get away from the bottom quarter of the table. We welcome comments from both sets of supporters.

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Aston Villa vs. Manchester United preview: opposition thoughts and the United plan

Posted on November 10, 2012  by Herzogs Child  in Aston Villa, Herzog's Child, Man United, Match Previews, Premier League   7 Comments »
Aston Villa vs. Manchester United preview: opposition thoughts and the United plan

Phil Jones scores against Aston Villa

Author: Herzog’s Child

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Manchester United travel to Aston Villa, marking the start of four away games in a row for the league leaders. With Champions League qualification assured, focus now is on staying top for as long as possible, particularly with rivals facing each other this weekend. Villa know they can’t drop into the relegation zone regardless of the score but will want to pull away from the dangerous territory they find themselves in. We welcome comments from both sets of fans.

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Talking Points: Aston Villa 0 – 1 Manchester United

Posted on December 04, 2011  by nameonthetrophy  in Aston Villa, Man United, Match Reports, Premier League, Sleepy Nik   4 Comments »
Talking Points: Aston Villa 0 – 1 Manchester United

Author: Nik

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United came away with 3 points from a tricky trip to Villa Park, but importantly seem to be finding an extra gear at last. Jones scored the all-important goal, and there was another clean-sheet, which will please Ferguson. Here are the talking points to come out of the game; we welcome both Villa and United fans to get involved in some discussion.

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Ashley Young signs for Man United!

Posted on June 23, 2011  by nameonthetrophy  in Aston Villa, Doron, Man United, Man United News, Players, Transfer Speculation, Transfer Targets   3 Comments »

Ashley Young signs for United

AUTHOR: – Doron

United’s second foray into the transfer market this summer has seen versatile midfielder/winger/forward, Ashley Young join from Aston Villa for an undisclosed fee believed to be around £15m.

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