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From the Stands of Villa Park

Match stories from Villa fans who were actually in the stands. We'll have a new writer after every few matches.

From the Stands: The Holte End rises for Aston Villa

Villa beat Everton. The fans were loud. Here are some words about Aston, Villa, noise and El Ghazi

From The Stands: Villa vs Middlesbrough

Regarding the events of the night of the 5th of May at Villa Park

From The Stands: My first away game at Fulham kicked my heart into pieces

Little babby James went on his first away game, aww.

From The Stands: Albert Adomah - the encapsulation of football

Drunkeness, toothache and the antics of Albert Adomah sum up the Nottingham Forest game

From The Stands: Expectations, Hourihane, Villa

From The Stands is back - telling you the meaning behind each Villa home game this season. This time, it’s about expectations

From The Stands: Faith, Bacuna, Villa

From The Stands is back - telling you the meaning behind each Villa home game this season. This time, it’s about faith.

From the stands: Aston Villa Ladies vs Watford Ladies

It was cold, but the Villa Ladies were on fire.

From The Stands: Forest and Brentford

Draw, Draw, Draw - Bore, Bore, Bore

From the Stands: Villa is pain!

Aston Villa flew as high as a sodden paper plane against Chelsea

Aston Villa are sick, ill and need to be reborn

The similarities between 'the big C' and Aston Villa are stunning and sad.

From the Stands: There's no-one left to blame

James goes prose as Villa's latest loss defies belief.

From the Stands: Is Gabby living the dream?

On Gabby and entitled fans.

A breakdown of Roger East's performance: AVL v LEI

Trigger Warning: Terrible refereeing

Ground control to Major Garde

This is ground control to Major Garde. You've really made the grade.

Villa Park breathes again!

Three things in life are certain: Death, taxes and Aston Villa drawing a football match after playing well. It can only be 'From the Stands of Villa Park'.

Aston Villa's tailspin continues against Arsenal

The footballing head of London remains firmly up it's own arse, beautiful frenchman mocks sobbing Brummies, climate change. It can only be From the Stands!

Fear and Loathing at Villa Park

Homelessness and terrorism? Add Aston Villa losing to that and you've a cocktail for depression.

The point that felt like three.

A changing of the Garde brings in a new vibe at Villa Park

What was it like to see Sherwood's Swansong?

Aston Villa's game against Swansea was underlined by the sacking of Tim Sherwood the following day. A match did actually happen.. And people did actually attend this match.

What was it like to see Villa slip to Stoke?

Don't throw a Kit-Kat at these guys, they can't catch a break.

From the Stands: Aston Villa win local derby

From the Stands: We take a look at Aston Villa's 1-0 over Birmingham City

Aston Villa succumb to Black Country rivals.

Aston Villa get run over by the Baggies, Sherwood disappoints again: It's this weeks edition of From the Stands.

Are Villa fated to play out the same results?

It's the second part of From The Stands and this time, it's all about justice. Does the concept of justice exist in the Premier League? Does fate tie us to the same results?

Sit in the Holte End for Villa-United

Can't make it to Villa Park? Put on some headphones and we'll take you to the Holte End for Aston Villa vs. Manchester United.

From The Stands: Part One - Phantom Pain

A phantom pain strikes Villa as they open up Villa Park to Louis Van Gaal's Manchester United.

We want you! (If you go to Villa away matches)

We want your views, and we want them from the stands!

"Sometimes you get an omen"

Our final From the Stands of the season sees Steve Green recounting the disaster at Wembley.

Report from the Holte End: "We never got going"

Our last From the Stands report from Villa Park for the 2014-15 season.

Report from St. Mary's: Fans inspire, team doesn't

Pete Sutton traveled with the Villa faithful to St. Mary's Stadium. Despite the 6-1 drubbing, he's actually not too depressed!

Villa's win over West Ham from the Holte End

Pete Sutton reports again from the Holte End after Aston Villa's 1-0 win over West Ham United

"We've got our Villa back!"

Pete Sutton sat in the Holte End for Villa's match against Everton and reports that the Sherwood Effect is in full swing!

A day of disappointment and "if onlys"

Gema Lilley returns for her second report from the stands of Villa Park.