There is something truly heartwarming about Aston Villa’s recent success. They are often referred to as a ‘proper football club’, unlike other less well-supported teams which seems to make sense and doesn’t simultaneously. There was a time when Villa was huge, either in their successful European Cup-winning period in the 1980s or their multiple appearances at Wembley in the 1990s.
Their 15 straight wins at Villa Park was mentioned as well, noting that it is fast becoming one of the great fortresses of the Premier League. Although there is a sub-stratum within the Premier League of ‘proper football clubs’ that also includes Everton, Newcastle and West Ham, as well as other intermittent participants like Nottingham Forest and Wolves.
The article also discusses the team’s style of play, their dominance against big teams, and how they are playing with a high-line masterclass. Additionally, the article compares Villa’s performance to the teams of Brian Little and John Gregory. The author praises their unique style and commends Unai Emery for the team’s performance.
The article also discusses other teams’ performances, such as Leeds, Newcastle, and Liverpool, mentioning the impact of Marcelo Bielsa, Kevin Keegan, Claudio Ranieri, and Jurgen Klopp. Finally, Liverpool’s table position and upcoming fixtures are analyzed within the context of the current title race.