Posted on 1:13pm Friday 23rd October 2015
The last football match I went to was the FA Cup final when my beloved Aston Villa got thrashed by Arsenal at Wembley, writes Steve Zacharanda.
Posted on 4:09pm Friday 30th May 2014
SAINT George Groves looks a little vulnerable when you look at him eye to eye.
Posted on 4:10pm Thursday 22nd November 2012
FOR the neutral, Oakland’s visit to Cincinnati this Sunday doesn’t exactly leap out as a must-see game.
Posted on 4:22pm Friday 21st September 2012
I’ve fallen in love with football again, and by extension Aston Villa Football Club, writes Steve Zacharanda.
Posted on 11:56am Monday 3rd September 2012
The Villa are off the mark and have rocketed off the bottom of the league, writes Steve Zacharanda.
Posted on 1:19pm Friday 8th June 2012
For the first time in years it feels great to be an Aston Villa fan, writes Steve Zacharanda.
Posted on 12:44pm Friday 25th May 2012
IMAGINE having the same manager for 20 years, OK we might be successful but come on, how boring would that be.
Posted on 4:28pm Monday 14th May 2012
THANK God for that, writes Steve Zacharanda.
Posted on 10:38am Wednesday 25th April 2012
As Morrissey sang there’s “panic in the streets of Birmingham,” writes Steve Zacharanda.
Posted on 1:49pm Friday 20th April 2012
Roll up, roll up for the double header which could settle the Race to Avoid 17th in the Premiership, writes Steve Zacharanda.
Posted on 3:41pm Friday 13th April 2012
Sorry I haven’t written a Villa blog over the last few weeks, the truth is I could not be bothered.
Posted on 10:58am Saturday 10th March 2012
I can't be bothered to go down the Villa today.
Posted on 3:53pm Friday 10th February 2012
First things first. An apology.
Posted on 2:35pm Friday 3rd February 2012
My Villa season ticket is no more.
Posted on 12:33pm Friday 20th January 2012
I once asked David O’Leary why his record was so poor in local derbies and when did he think he would get one over on Steve Bruce.
Posted on 2:40pm Friday 13th January 2012
Well the FA Cup was fun wasn’t it?
Posted on 12:11pm Friday 6th January 2012
Can I just use this opportunity to apologise for last week’s outbreak of optimism after watching the Chelsea game.
Posted on 11:57am Friday 23rd December 2011
ON the first day of Christmas my true love sent to me - a gay hating, women suppressing, migrant worker pimping Middle Eastern billionaire to buy Villa the title.
Posted on 11:53am Friday 16th December 2011
Booing is beautiful.
Posted on 12:26pm Friday 2nd December 2011
There is a nip in the air and a wounded ManYoo are coming to Villa Park tomorrow.
Posted on 2:53pm Friday 28th October 2011
WELL what a tortuous week for Aston Villa football club, first a derby day defeat against the Baggies then our pint-sized midfield dynamo gets arrested on suspicion of being plastered on the M1.
Posted on 3:13pm Friday 21st October 2011
IT is Ding Dong Derby time at the Villa this weekend as we entertain our nearest neighbours West Bromwich Albion.
Posted on 2:49pm Friday 14th October 2011
TWO of the few unbeaten teams left at Eastlands clash in Manchester tomorrow. The Villains versus the Human Rights Dodging Oilmen. A mouth-watering prospect if I have there is ever one - if your a Man City fan or Mario Balotelli.
Posted on 4:32pm Friday 23rd September 2011
That’s that then, our only realistic chance of winning a trophy has gone for another season. Our shot at glory stolen by Bolton reserves.
Posted on 1:41pm Friday 16th September 2011
Four games into the Premiership season and the Villa are unbeaten and in the mixer for The Race For Seventh.
Posted on 4:02pm Friday 9th September 2011
THE NFL bounced back into our lives last night as the Super Bowl champion Packers beat the Saints in a thrilling season opener. Even the dire pre-game concert couldn't ruin things...
Posted on 4:00pm Saturday 3rd September 2011
And so the transfer window has been slammed shut.
Posted on 6:46pm Saturday 27th August 2011
As if being starved of football over the summer wasn’t enough, the top leagues come to grinding halt almost as soon as they’ve started due to the sigh inducing prospect of International week. But every disappointment is an opportunity.
Posted on 11:16am Friday 26th August 2011
The first two home games of the season has seen us score five goals and let just one in at the other end.
Posted on 2:52pm Friday 19th August 2011
THE first home game of the season and the sun is threatening to shine - it doesn’t get better than that does it?
Posted on 12:00pm Friday 12th August 2011
PRAISE the Lord the start of the football season is upon us.
Posted on 4:20pm Thursday 28th July 2011
AS this is my first blog for five months let’s get the easy cliche straight out of the way - are you ready for some football!?
Posted on 4:03pm Thursday 14th July 2011
And there off! The race to the exit door at Villa Park is louder than Stewart Downing squeal when confronted with a fifty fifty challenge.
Posted on 3:28pm Thursday 16th June 2011
PHEW! That was lucky I thought the Villa had enlisted Alex McLeish as manager.
Posted on 4:41pm Wednesday 1st June 2011
It is that magical ‘looking for a manager’ time again for Aston Villa Football Club.
Posted on 4:41pm Friday 20th May 2011
PLEASE God let this season end… This season in which for the first time in my living memory we lost to Blues, Albion and Wolves.
Posted on 1:46pm Thursday 7th April 2011
FORMULA 1 is back this weekend with the whole world championship circus decamping to Malaysia.