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  1. Villa in no mood for another upset

    Kevin Hughes

    Paul Lambert had vowed to field a strong Villa team in the Capital One Cup tie against Rotherham, and the manager was true to his word. If there were any doubts about Lambert's intentions for this competition, which is often used as a means for Premi...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  2. Changes likely for Villa's cup clash

    Kevin Hughes

    From Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool to Rotherham in the Capital One Cup, and a very different type of challenge for Villa manager Paul Lambert to take on. The second-round tie at Villa Park on Wednesday night provides Lambert with the chance to re...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  3. Where do Villa go from here?

    Kevin Hughes

    The before and after couldn't have been starker in contrast. An hour before Tuesday's game, Villa Park sizzled with anticipation and optimism; Wembley within reach, the home crowd tense but excitable, cautiously confident the Premier League club woul...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  4. Semifinals evoke special memories for Villa

    Kevin Hughes

    For Villa supporters of a certain age and generation, the semifinals of the League Cup deliver instant recall of one of the most thrilling, incident-packed and ultimately triumphant encounters in the club's more recent history. On the eve of another ...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  5. Lambert's date with destiny at Norwich

    Kevin Hughes

    It had to be Norwich, didn't it? The quarterfinals of the League (or Capital One, to give due respect to the sponsors) Cup, and it's Norwich who stand in the way of a place in the last four of the competition for Villa. Norwich. The club Paul ...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  6. All About Agbonlahor

    Kevin Hughes

    Opportunities to bask in the warm glow of fine Villa victories have been few and far between in 2012 -- actually, maybe non-existent this year with the last really memorable win coming at Stamford Bridge on the final day of 2011 -- so it's a nice fee...

    Blog | September 26, 2012