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HOLTECAST | WORLD CUPCAST: England, Wales, and who’s going to win the World Cup?

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HOLTECAST | The French view on Villa w/ football correspondent Jonathan Johnson!

With Aston Villa’s season now put to a halt due to the World Cup, Tom and Cole had the pleasure of chatting with France-based football correspondent for CBS Sports Golazo, Jonathan Johnson, to get his thoughts on Unai Emery, Boubacar Kamara, the future’s of Morgan Sanson and Frederic Guilbert, and much more. You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!

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HOLTECAST | Brighton & Hove Albion 1-2 Aston Villa: Unai Emery’s Claret & Blue Army!

With Aston Villa’s season now on pause due to the World Cup, Simon and Cole got together shortly after the final whistle on Sunday to discuss Aston Villa’s come-from-behind win over Brighton & Hove Albion and take into account how we’re all feeling about the Villa these days. You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!

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Villama Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion v Aston Villa

Following up and down performances against Manchester United, Unai Emery takes his Lions to Brighton to face off against the Albion. With Emi Martinez back in goal, will Aston Villa return to their newfound winning ways?

HOLTECAST | Aston Villa 3-1 Manchester United - Party like it’s 1995!

Cole and Simon got together shortly after the final whistle to revel in what was a massive morale boosting victory in Unai Emery’s first match as Villa boss, with Aston Villa besting Manchester United 3-1 at Villa Park. This hasn’t happened since 1995, so lets enjoy it, yeah? You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!

Villama Preview: Aston Villa v Manchester United

Hope springs anew as Unai Emery leads his lions against Erik ten Hag’s Manchester United. Will the new man in charge line up in a 4-2-3-1 or 4-4-2?

HOLTECAST | PREVIEW - Aston Villa v Manchester United w/ The Busby Babe Podcast!

Our Seb was joined by The Busby Babe editor and podcaster, Colin Damms, to talk all about Manchester United’s season thus far, the arrival of Unai Emery as Aston Villa boss, and look ahead to Sunday’s Premier League fixture at Villa Park and Thursday’s Carabao Cup tie at Old Trafford. You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!

HOLTECAST | Newcastle United 4-0 Aston Villa: A bad day at the office!

Our Cole and Tom got together to torture themselves and you with a brief breakdown of the weekends result, as Aston Villa capitulated in the second half and suffered a 4-0 loss at St. James’ Park. The lads also dive into wider topics around the football club, including Unai Emery, the club’s culture/ethos, and much more. You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!

Villama Preview: Newcastle United v Aston Villa

After lighting up Brentford like a birthday cake, can Aaron Danks’ Villans pull off another stunner this weekend against the Geordies? We’re all hoping for more of the same as Aston Villa travels North to take on Newcastle.

HOLTECAST | PREVIEW - Newcastle United v Aston Villa w/ Toon Under Podcast!

Our Sebastian Bacon was joined by Newcastle fan and Toon Under Podcast contributor, Keegan Carr, to discuss The Magpies’ season thus far and look ahead to Aston Villa’s trip to St. James’ Park on Saturday. You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!

Why Douglas Luiz and Boubacar Kamara could be vital for Unai Emery at Aston Villa

Luiz has recently committed his future to the club and Kamara returned to full training this week. Find out how Villa’s new head coach can best utilize the midfield duo.

HOLTECAST | What to expect from Unai Emery w/ Jason Soutar of TheAFCnewsroom!

Seb was joined by Arsenal fan and football writer, Jason Soutar, to discuss the arrival of Unai Emery as Aston Villa boss and what Villa fans can expect from the Spaniard based on his time at Arsenal. You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!

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HOLTECAST | Aston Villa 4-0 Brentford: Danks for coming!

Cole and Danny got together for a late night chinwag as the lads discuss Aston Villa’s 4-0 win over Brentford at Villa Park on Sunday. UP THE AARON DANKS! You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!

Villama Preview: Aston Villa v Brentford

Hope springs eternal as Aaron Danks leads Aston Villa against Brentford manager and Aston Villa candidate, Thomas Frank. Changes are promised with the departure of Steven Gerrard, but will a new system be enough to take out the Bees?

HOLTECAST | Goodbye Steven Gerrard: What’s next for Aston Villa?

Cole was joined by Seb, Simon, and Tom to react to Thursday evening’s news that Steven Gerrard has been sacked as Aston Villa boss and to discuss where the football club goes from here. You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!

HOLTECAST | PREVIEW - Fulham v Aston Villa w/ the Fulhamish Podcast!

Our Sebastian Bacon caught up with Fulham fan and Fulhamish podcast contributor, Dan Cooke, to dive into The Cottagers season thus far and look ahead to Thursday’s match at Craven Cottage. You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!

Villama Preview: Fulham v Aston Villa

As the alarm clock goes off and Sunny & Cher’s "I Got You Babe" blares from the radio, Steven Gerrard takes his Villans to London to face off against Fulham. Will Stevie win his way back into our hearts or will Craven Cottage prove to be too much?

HOLTECAST | Aston Villa 0-2 Chelsea - Disappointed, but not surprised!

Cole, Danny, Simon, and Tom gathered around their microphones shortly after the final whistle at Villa Park to make sense of yet another frustrating performance, with Graham Potter’s Chelsea walking away with all three points on Sunday. You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!

Villama Preview: Aston Villa v Chelsea

Weird vibes abound as Graham Potter brings Chelsea to Villa Park. Will Steven Gerrard have things turned around in time or will the cabbage let fly?

HOLTECAST | Nottingham Forest 1-1 Aston Villa - Different day, same old excuses!

Cole and Seb got together after Monday’s draw against Nottingham Forest at the City Ground to break down the nights action (or lack of), with the pressure on Steven Gerrard intensifying. You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!

Villama Preview: Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa

Off the heels of one point and a zero-zero draw at Leeds, Steven Gerrard and Aston Villa travel to take on a newly contracted Steve Cooper and Nottingham Forest. Will we see three men at the back, or will the narrow 4-3-3 be the order of the day?

HOLTECAST | Leeds United 0-0 Aston Villa - Injuries, missed chances, and arrogance!

Seb and Simon got together to discuss an extremely frustrating 0-0 draw away at Leeds United, Aston Villa’s struggles from an attacking point of view, and where this result leaves Steven Gerrard in the grand scheme of things as Villa boss. You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!

Player Ratings: Leeds United 0-0 Aston Villa - Villa rue missed chances at fiery Elland Road

The game was firmly in the away side’s balance after Luis Sinisterra saw red just after half-time, but Gerrard’s men fail to capitalise. Here’s how Liam rated the lads in claret and blue!

Villama Preview: Leeds United v Aston Villa

It feels like it’s been forever, but Aston Villa are back, travelling to Leeds United to tackle Jesse Marsch and the Peacocks. Can Steven Gerrard build on the Southampton win with a shorthanded squad?

HOLTECAST | PREVIEW - Leeds United v Aston Villa w/ Joe Donnohue of the Yorkshire Evening Post!

Our Seb was joined by Joe Donnohue of the Yorkshire Evening Post to discuss the West Yorkshire side’s season thus far and look ahead to Sunday’s fixture at Elland Road. You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!

HOLTECAST | Reflecting on Aston Villa’s season thus far w/ Birmingham Live’s Ashley Preece!

With another break in the schedule for Steven Gerrard’s men, Cole and Tom had the pleasure of chatting with Aston Villa correspondent for Birmingham Live and fellow supporter, Ashley Preece, to get his thoughts on Villa’s season thus far and the direction the football club is headed. You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!

HOLTECAST | Aston Villa 1-0 Southampton - A win’s a win!

Join Cole and Tom as the lads reflect on a gritty and dogged 1-0 win for Aston Villa over Southampton, the impressive performances of Ashley Young, and a strong start to the season for Aston Villa Women. You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!

Villama Preview: Aston Villa v Southampton

Nearly two weeks removed from a remarkable 1-1 draw against Manchester City, can Steven Gerrard’s Villans maintain momentum as they welcome Southampton to Villa Park?

HOLTECAST | Aston Villa 1-1 Manchester City - Ashley’s feeling Young!

Cole and the well travelled Simon got together to react to an extremely surprising and unexpected 1-1 draw for Aston Villa against Manchester City, with Leon Bailey finding the back of the net and VAR controversy rearing it’s ugly head. You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!

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Villama Preview: Aston Villa v Manchester City

With Manchester City looming, can Steven Gerrard and Aston Villa pull off the stunner? Transfer window newcomers Leander Dendoncker and Jan Bednarek give added depth and tactical options as Villa’s head man fights to stay at the helm.

Transfer Deadline Day LIVE! Tune in tonight @ 10pm UK for our interactive Twitter Podcast, Villa fans!

Join us tonight at 10pm UK/5pm ET via the 7500 To Holte Twitter page for our LIVE Twitter Spaces Podcast, discussing Aston Villa’s summer transfer window - and you can take part!

Player Ratings: Arsenal 2-1 Aston Villa - Goals from Jesus and Martinelli cancel out Douglas Luiz’s corner goal

It was a night for the Brazilians in North London, but it was Arsenal’s Seleção who were victorious on the night. Here’s how Liam rated the lads in claret and blue!

Villama Preview: Arsenal v Aston Villa

Aston Villa pull the train out of frustration station and head down to North London to tackle Arsenal. Questions abound regarding just about everything aside from Martinez as the sky falls, but can Steven Gerrard make a comeback for the ages?

HOLTECAST | PREVIEW - Arsenal v Aston Villa w/ A Bergkamp Wonderland

Our Seb was joined by Josh from Arsenal podcast, A Bergkamp Wonderland, to discuss the North London side’s hot start to the season and look ahead to Wednesday’s fixture at the Emirates Stadium. You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!