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The results against the bottom sides matter more

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Villa's performances against the top sides last season were right in line with Southampton, Stoke City, and Crystal Palace. But it's the results against their fellow minnows that cost them from...

Tactical Preview: How will Villa line up vs Stoke?

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The opening match of the season is away to Stoke. How will Paul Lambert try to beat a team that has given him problems in the past?

Villa's new players and their "new" players

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Our penultimate roundtable preview looks at the newest players joining Aston Villa's ranks this year, and the other "new" ones too.

Villa drawn home to League 1 heavyweights

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The terrifying man in your picture is Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade, who detests extra-time.

Who can help Lambert avoid the sack?

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Our fourth day of roundtable previews continues as we try to figure out who VIlla's most important player is, and whether or not they can help Paul Lambert through the season.

Tonev completes loan move to Celtic

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Bulgarian winger Aleksandar Tonev is headed to Celtic FC on a year-long loan with an option to buy.

Goals and assists: where will they come from?

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The crew of 7500 to Holte keep their week-long roundtable going by trying to figure out how Villa will score this year.

The shame list: Who will drop, who will be sacked?

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We continue our roundtable series by looking at some of the more ignominious achievements to be had in the Premier League this year.

Tabloids now linking Carlos Sánchez to Villa

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The defensive midfielder and Colombian international has gone from being a Twitter to a tabloid rumour. But will he make the move?

Who wins the Ballon D'Or and the Champs League?

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The staff of 7500 to Holte are here to predict the world of football for the upcoming season.

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