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Offline Smirker

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Birmingham City vs Aston Villa pre match thread
« on: October 24, 2017, 10:29:02 AM »
Bit early I suppose, but  8)

Championship
Sunday 29 October, 12:00
St. Andrew's, Birmingham

Come on Villa.

Offline Nastylee

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Re: Birmingham City vs Aston Villa pre match thread
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2017, 10:35:28 AM »
Put the opposition under pressure like we did on Saturday and we win. Sit back and invite pressure then we give them the game they want.

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Re: Birmingham City vs Aston Villa pre match thread
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2017, 10:39:32 AM »
I would make a couple of changes from Saturday for our trip across the city.  I would go with a three man midfield with Onomah dropping a bit deeper alongside Hourihane and Whelan just in front of the back four.  They are quite direct so we might need someone sitting in front of the defence and might have even gone for Jedinak if he was match fit. 

Horses for courses selection, but I would bring Davis in for Kodjia as well.  Kodjia got bullied there last season and spent most of the game on the floor.  Davis is far more of a physical presence and I would definitely start him.  Adomah definitely plays at the moment for me, so it would be between Snodgrass and Kodjia for the remaining wide spot.   

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Re: Birmingham City vs Aston Villa pre match thread
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2017, 10:51:20 AM »
Whenever we try to sit back away from home, we fuck it up.

Attack the bastards.

Small Heath 1
(Adams 37)

Villa 6
(Snodgrass 12, Kodjia 43, 88, 90, Adomah 48, Hourihane 85).

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Re: Birmingham City vs Aston Villa pre match thread
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2017, 11:02:05 AM »
cdbullyweefan - quite a conservative prediction there.

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Re: Birmingham City vs Aston Villa pre match thread
« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2017, 11:05:48 AM »
Blues 1 (Francis)
Villa 4 (Cowans, Little x 2, Gray)

Offline Kevin Dawson

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Re: Birmingham City vs Aston Villa pre match thread
« Reply #6 on: October 24, 2017, 11:16:24 AM »
Comfortable 3-0 win for the Villa......

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Re: Birmingham City vs Aston Villa pre match thread
« Reply #7 on: October 24, 2017, 11:17:48 AM »
I have a good feeling about this one, they are due a tonking from us and I think they will get one.

7-0 Terry, Kodjia, Adoma hattrick, and two late goals from Gabby when he comes on as a substitute.

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Re: Birmingham City vs Aston Villa pre match thread
« Reply #8 on: October 24, 2017, 11:21:34 AM »
Attack, attack, attack, attack, attack. 0-2 win and we move on, nothing to see

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Re: Birmingham City vs Aston Villa pre match thread
« Reply #9 on: October 24, 2017, 11:27:45 AM »
Get into them and f**k them off

I think if we take the game to them then there's no reason we can't win this one. We're the Villa and they're the unmentionables. The footballing equivalent of the Scottish play being mentioned in theatre.

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Re: Birmingham City vs Aston Villa pre match thread
« Reply #10 on: October 24, 2017, 11:37:05 AM »
surely we are going to drag Gabby back for this one, regardless of injury or not.

Isn't that the law ?

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Re: Birmingham City vs Aston Villa pre match thread
« Reply #11 on: October 24, 2017, 11:59:26 AM »
surely we are going to drag Gabby back for this one, regardless of injury or not.

Isn't that the law ?

Wouldn't be the worst idea to have him on the bench. Even if it's to use him as a lightning rod for abuse every time he warms up takes a bit of pressure off the team on the pitch.

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Re: Birmingham City vs Aston Villa pre match thread
« Reply #12 on: October 24, 2017, 12:00:21 PM »
Them 0-3 Villa (Kodjia 37, Snodgrass 82, Hourihane 86)

Keeping right on as always.

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Re: Birmingham City vs Aston Villa pre match thread
« Reply #13 on: October 24, 2017, 12:02:28 PM »
1-6 Villa
Kodjia (2)
Adomah (2)
Onomah
Davis
Hourihane


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Re: Birmingham City vs Aston Villa pre match thread
« Reply #14 on: October 24, 2017, 12:03:52 PM »
1-1 same as last year as Bruce loses his bottle. Snodgrass for us, same bloke I've probably never heard of soon to have a 'Legends Lounge' named in his honour for them.