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AVFC Statistics and Villa in Four Numbers

The morning after: Villa gain their first victory of the season

After a poor start to the season, Aston Villa bounced back in style. Read all about it!

The morning after: Mistakes cost Villa against Bournemouth

Villa’s home opener started disastrously - and ended on a bittersweet note. Here’s everything you need to know about the match in our post-match newspaper

The morning after: Villa powerless under Tottenham pressure in Premier League return

Aston Villa suffered a loss in their first game back in the big league. Here’s more on that in our post-match wrap up. Get the coffee/tea on.

How will Wesley Moraes fit into Dean Smith’s Aston Villa?

Gareth Cooper looks at the stats, maps and data to analyse Villa’s record signing

Aston Villa wrap-up: Leeds and Villa share the spoils in a chaotic match

Villa have gone 12 games unbeaten, having held off Leeds United. Here’s how it went down.

Aston Villa wrap-up: Villa make it nine by relegating Bolton Wanderers

Aston Villa have now won nine games in a row - here’s our latest wrap-up

Aston Villa vs Bristol City tactical preview

Gareth Cooper is back to check out the x’s and o’s of Bristol vs Villa.

Aston Villa wrap-up: The Villa stand their ground to claim Rotherham win

The Millers saw victory escape them as Villa held strong. Here’s our round-up of yesterday’s action.

Aston Villa wrap-up: Adomah ensures Villa continue play-off march with Wednesday win

Aston Villa have won six games in a row. Here’s more on that in our post-match wrap up.

Sheffield Wednesday vs Aston Villa preview: Villa against the world

The old takes on the new as Villa and Wednesday clash in a play-off race battle

Villa Post-Mortem: Villa kick on with tense Blackburn win

Want to know more about Villa’s 5th win in a row? Of course you do. Jump on in.

Aston Villa vs Middlesbrough preview: Can Villa’s hunt for a play-off place continue?

Aston Villa are in the chasing hunt for a play-off place. Gareth Cooper previews the match with Middlesbrough to see how close they are to grabbing that goal

Stoke City vs Aston Villa preview: How can Villa beat The Potters?

Gareth Cooper takes a look at the ways in which Villa can hand Stoke a defeat in our latest match preview

Aston Villa vs West Bromwich Albion preview: How can Villa beat the Baggies?

Gareth Cooper takes a look at the ways in which Villa can hand West Bromwich Albion a defeat in our latest match preview

xV: Villa bounce back with Swansea win, move into a favourable run of fixtures

A festive Expected Villa breaks down Villa’s bumpy ride over the 25th. Ugly wins and heart-breaking losses made for a dramatic festive period.

Villa Post-Mortem: Fulham defy tired Aston Villa to secure promotion to the Premier League

Here’s everything you’re ever going to need to know as Villa fell at the final hurdle

Press high, disrupt the flanks: How Aston Villa can beat Fulham in the play-off final

Gareth brings the statistical preview ahead of the play-off final

Villa Post-Mortem: Aston Villa book play-off final spot with watertight performance

Here’s everything you’re ever going to need to know as Villa hold steady against Boro

Villa Post-Mortem: Aston Villa survive trench warfare and claim first-leg play-off victory

Here’s everything you’re ever going to need to know as Villa get it done against Middlesbrough in the first leg of the play-offs.

Middlesbrough vs Aston Villa: Statistical preview & analysis

Gareth Cooper is back to break down the numbers ahead of Villa’s play-off semi-final

Villa Post-Mortem: Aston Villa seal fourth place with Derby draw

Here’s everything you’re ever going to need to know about Villa’s final home game of the season.

Villa Post-Mortem: Aston Villa avenge Mick McCarthy with Ipswich rout

Here’s everything you’re ever going to need to know about Villa’s win over Ipswich

Villa Post-Mortem: AVFC ‘Grabb’ play-off spot with victory over Leeds United

All the highlights as Villa do the business

Aston Villa vs Leeds: Statistical preview

Gareth is back to break down Aston Villa ahead of the clash with Leeds United

Villa Post-Mortem: Super Jack Grealish punishes Cardiff

All the highlights as Villa beat Cardiff thanks to a majestic Grealish finish

Villa Post-Mortem: Automatic promotion hopes die as Norwich slap Aston Villa about

Everything you need to know about yesterday’s bottle job is here.

Norwich vs Aston Villa statistical preview

Gareth Cooper is here to break down some of the key stats before Saturday’s match

xV: Onomah, the 3-5-2, away improvement and September prospects

Aston Villa picked up their first away point of the season Friday night, and it was a decent performance. But the numbers say it’s likely Steve Bruce will need to find a little more out of his side on their travels to reach the top six.

xV: Actually, maybe we should bring the ‘Bomb Squad’ back

Aston Villa were terrible Saturday in Cardiff. This week, it’s certainly a case where the numbers confirm what our eyes saw.

Talking Tactics: Lies, damned lies and analytics

Dan Hayes thinks that Aston Villa might have some method to their madness. Here’s a close look as to what went down when Hull came to Villa.

No, Aston Villa ‘should’ not have been 3-0 up at the half

Aston Villa were better than Bristol City in the first half, sure. But they’d have had to finish better than the world’s best players to appease Villa fans, apparently.

Villa’s defence isn’t good, but it’s also unlucky

Aston Villa have conceded 34 goals this season, joint-second-most in the Premier League. But they also aren’t quite as bad as the statistics would indicate.