League Cup

Villa were pants

Injuries were certainly a factor in Villa's loss to Spurs on Tuesday night, but the fact remains that the side put out by Paul Lambert was utterly dismal.

AVFC-Tottenham: Open Thread and Lineups

Aston Villa look to pull out the upset in the early rounds of the League Cup.

Villa-Spurs, match preview

Aston Villa will be forced to make due without several key players in an already tricky League Cup tie against Tottenham Hotspur. Can Paul Lambert put together a makeshift side capable of toppling the visitors?

League Cup Third Round Draw Announced

Aston Villa will host Tottenham for the third round of the League Cup.

Villa-Rotherham, match preview

Aston Villa's march to Wembley begins again with a visit from League One side Rotherham United.

We meet again, Rotherham

Aston Villa will host Rotherham in the second round of the Capital One Cup. League Cup action returns the week of August 26.

Lineups + Open Thread -- come panic here!

Paul Lambert has chosen to favor a more possession-oriented starting XI, even though his side are desperate for at least two goals against League Two Bradford City. Will it work?

Villa-Bradford City: Match Preview

Aston Villa is in much bigger trouble than a trip to Wembley and a crack at England's third most prestigious trophy could solve, but the boost to morale and ability to overcome adversity could be crucial in getting things back on the right track.

AVFC Embarrass Themselves in 1-3 Loss to Bradford

Aston Villa leave themselves everything to do in the return leg after going down 3-1 to Bradford City at Valley Parade in a horrible showing.


Bradford-Villa: Lineups And Open Thread

Come chat about the game in the open thread.

Bradford-Villa: Match Preview

The first leg of a League Cup tie is always a massive game, but Aston Villa's trip to Valley Parade has implications that are even more far reaching than would typically be the case.

Villa face Bradford City in League Cup semi-finals

Que sera, sera, we're going to Wembley! Well, once Villa beat League 2 side Bradford, that is.

Que sera, sera, we're almost to Wembley

A 19th minute goal by Steve Morison was cancelled out just two minutes later by Brett Holman, and a late Andi Weimann brace and Christian Benteke stunner put Villa through to the next round in convincing fashion.

Norwich City-Aston Villa: Match Preview

Paul Lambert's return to Carrow Road may be getting all of the headlines, but the bigger story for Aston Villa is the tough task ahead on the pitch.

Villa beat Swindon to progress in the League Cup

Villa progress to the quarterfinals of the League Cup with a 3-2 win over League One side Swindon Town. Miles Storey had a brace for the home side, but Christian Benteke also grabbed two, and Gabby Agbonlahor the third, to lift the Villa to victory.

Can Aston Villa beat Swindon Town?

Even a Cup tie against a lower-level side will probably prove to be difficult for Paul Lambert and Aston Villa.

And Villa Draw Swindon For The Next Round

Aston Villa will travel to Swindon for the next round of the Capital One Cup, scheduled to be played the week of October 29.

A Dramatic Victory Over Manchester City

Aston Villa came from behind twice in their League Cup duel with Manchester City, with Gabby Agbonlahor the hero in a 4-2 win.

Aston Villa Will Visit Manchester City In Third Round Of The League Cup

The draw for the third round of the League Cup was announced today, and Aston Villa appear to have gotten the short end of the stick, facing Manchester City at Etihad.

Aston Villa 3rd Round Carling Cup Draw

Aston Villa have been drawn for the 3rd round of the Carling Cup. Good news, it isn't Blackburn!

Aston Villa v Hereford United: Carling Cup Preview

Aston Villa welcome League 2 side Hereford United in the second round of the Carling Cup. Read the preview on 7500 to Holte, an Aston Villa blog.

Carling Cup Second Round Draw: Aston Villa v Hereford United

After Blackpool lose to Sheffield United on penalties, the Carling Cup draw has been completed. Aston Villa welcome Hereford United.

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