Aston Villa

By Rob Miles
Last updated : 01 August 2017

Also known as: The Villains

Ground: Villa Park

Capacity: 42,660

Year Formed: 1874

Website: www.avfc.co.uk

FootyMad Site: www.astonvilla-mad.co.uk

Manager: Steve Bruce (since 12th October 2016) P: 36 W: 15 D: 7 L: 14

Odds to win the League: 13/2. Odds for Promotion: 2/1. Top Six Finish: 4/5. Odds for Relegation: 50/1 (as of 31st July)

Summer 2017 Transfers: (Up to 31st July)

In:

John Terry, Sam Johnstone (loan), Ahmed Elmohamady, Chris Samba, Glenn Whelan.

Out:

Niall Mason, Jerell Sellars, Jordan Veretout, Aaron Tshibola (loan), Nathan Baker, Bradley Watkins.

RELEASED: Libor Kozak, Joonas Sundman, Joahn Abdoul, Riccardo Calder, Henry Cowans, Rory Hale, Tom Leggett, Joe Linley.

 

2016-2017:

League (Championship): W: 16 D: 14 L: 16 F: 47 A: 48 GD: -1 Points: 62

Home Record: W: 12 D: 8 L: 3 F: 33 A: 20 (Division rank: 8th)

Away Record: W: 4 D: 6 L: 13 F: 14 A: 28 (Division rank: 21st)

Pos: 13th

 

Top Scorer: Jonathan Kodjia (19

Worst Discipline: Leandro Bacuna (9 yellows 1 red)

FA Cup: Third Round

Tottenham (Ben Davies 71, Son Heung-Min 80) 2-0 Aston Villa

League Cup: First Round

Luton (Jake Gray 35, Cameron McGeehan 53, Jores Okore og 66) 3-1 Aston Villa (Jordan Ayew 13)

 

Last Five League Positions: 13th (Championship), 20th (Premier League), 17th (Premier League), 15th (Premier League), 15th (Premier League)

 

Head To Head v Barnsley: W: 13 D: 4 L: 2

Last season v Barnsley:

14/02/17 Aston Villa (Jonathan Kodjia 44) 1-3 Barnsley (Adam Armstrong pen 25, Tom Bradshaw 43, 58)

27/09/16 Barnsley (Sam Winnall 90) 1-1 Aston Villa (Jordan Ayew 61)

 

Last Five Results v Barnsley: lost 3-1, drew 1-1, lost 1-0, won 3-0, won 2-0

 

Meet in 2017-2018 on: Saturday 16th September at Oakwell & Saturday 20th January at Villa Park.

Barnsley Match Reports

Sky Bet Championship Sat 14th October 15:00

Barnsley 2 - 2 Middlesbrough

Last game - Match Centre


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