Tag: Aston Villa

Villa to hold firm and book Wembley place

Aston Villa carry a 1-0 lead into their Championship play-off second leg against Middlesbrough and home advantage should prove enough to book their place...

Bruce will ensure Boro come up short

Aston Villa can move a step closer to a return to the Premier League after a two-year absence by edging a tight Championship play-off...

Home advantage to count for Boro

Following Derby's 1-0 win over Fulham on Friday, I'm backing another home victory in today's other Championship play-off first leg when Middlesbrough welcome Aston...

Bruce to enjoy Hull return

Steve Bruce will take centre stage on Saturday when his promotion-chasing Aston Villa side face one of his former clubs - Hull City. The former...

Fulham on form, but Boro and Preston could strike

The business end of the Championship season is upon us and although Wolves and Cardiff seem to be streaking away, there is plenty to...

Tractor Boys to blunt the Blades

The relentless pace of the Championship continues this weekend and Ipswich against Sheffield United is particularly interesting. The Tractor Boys have found their form again...

Birmingham can win Championship basement battle

Birmingham entertain Barnsley in a proverbial six-pointer on Saturday and the hosts may well be able to claim a crucial victory in their battle...

Form sides face Cottage showdown

Fulham and Aston Villa meet at Craven Cottage in the Championship game of the weekend, with both sides bang in form in recent weeks. The...

Villa to give Cotterill derby-day Blues

The Second City derby pits promotion-chasing Aston Villa against local rivals Birmingham City on Sunday and the in-form home side are tipped to give...

Warnock can enjoy Elland Road return

Cardiff City can hand Neil Warnock a boost by securing a hard-fought victory at Leeds United this weekend. The 69-year-old was in charge at Elland...

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