The English Premier League has been a proving ground for American goalkeepers, and Brad Friedel might just peak at the top of that tree for his Aston Villa experience alone. His Early Work Permit Issues It’s not very easy for overseas players to play in… Read More »Brad Friedel: The Premier League’s Unbeatable Record-Breaker (2008-11)
Is it fair to say that Aston Villa is the biggest football club from the Midlands of the UK? I think so!
The former England international has enjoyed post-playing life as a pundit on Sky Sports and BBC 5live as well as a presenter BBC’s Homes Under The Hammer, but we seem to forget just how good he was in his heyday. Because of his extra-sporting exploits,… Read More »The Underrated Talents of Dion Dublin
Excusing his stints at Liverpool and Crystal Palace, there’s no doubting that the big Belgian forward was a colossus for the Villains. Nowadays, Aston Villa have their own fair share of top-drawer strikers to enjoy, though there once was a time where Christian Benteke was… Read More »Christian Benteke: The Super Saviour of Aston Villa (2012-15)
A season which I’m sure many Aston Villa fans will remember fondly for their team’s overall performance, ‘Villains’ the world over must marvel at the striking development of their stopper, Emiliano Martinez. At the age of 17 years of age, after a successful trial with… Read More »The Sudden Rise of Emiliano Martinez
It’s rare that fans of Blackburn, Spurs and Villa can like the same player equally. But Brad Friedel is a rare form of goalkeeper! You know, I don’t half detest some of today’s journalistic tendencies, and as myself and our contributors do their best to… Read More »Brad Friedel: The Definition of Consistency (2000-15)
There’s much to contemplate in the world of Jack Grealish lately, and the main question is … ‘what should he do next?’ And no, I’m not here to talk about anything going on with his personal life or whatever we see off of the football… Read More »What Should Jack Grealish Do Next?