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  • 492. ASTON VILLA 3-3 BRENTFORD: Why do things the easy way?

    01:02:37
    Aston Villa blew a 2-0 lead and thanks to the brilliance of Ollie Watkins, rescued a point against Brentford on Saturday. Tune in as Cole and Simon reflect on Saturday's chaos at Villa Park, Morgan Rogers' impressive week, and Villa's defensive struggles.You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!WHAT DO WE DISCUSS?Well then, what's the best way to summarize Saturday's hectic match at Villa Park?With a goal and an assist over the last week, has Morgan Rogers made a case for staying in the starting XI?Is forced squad rotation costing Villa?Could Ollie Watkins be classified as the best striker that Aston Villa have had for the last 20 years?All of this and so much more! Enjoy the podcast and Up The Villa!STAY CONNECTED:Email: holtecast@gmail.comTwitter: @7500ToHolteCole Pettem: @TalkAstonVillaSimon O'Regan: @SiOReganEPISODE NOTES:Thank you to our charity partner, Acorns Children’s Hopsice.Donate today to support a fantastic charity: https://www.acorns.org.uk/get-involved/donate/

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  • 491. MANCHESTER CITY 4-1 ASTON VILLA: Valuable lessons learned!

    37:34
    A rough night in Manchester that, surprisingly enough, led to a few positives for Unai Emery's men! Tune in as Cole and Simon return to discuss Wednesday's 4-1 loss to Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium, the importance of positivity heading into the weekend, and look ahead to Brentford on Saturday.You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!WHAT DO WE DISCUSS?Well, the scoreline certainly doesn't reflect the entire performance for Aston Villa, but what did the lads make of the performance at the Etihad?Surely the likes of Durán, Iroegbunam, and Rogers exemplified why Villa have a bright future?Is it about time we gave Robin Olsen some credit after his performance on Wednesday?What's the point in being negative about the Villa this season?What should we expect against Brentford on Saturday?All of this and so much more! Enjoy the podcast and Up The Villa!STAY CONNECTED:Email: holtecast@gmail.comTwitter: @7500ToHolteCole Pettem: @TalkAstonVillaSimon O'Regan: @SiOReganEPISODE NOTES:Thank you to our charity partner, Acorns Children’s Hopsice.Donate today to support a fantastic charity: https://www.acorns.org.uk/get-involved/donate/
  • 490. ASTON VILLA 2-0 WOLVES: Come on, shake your body baby, do the Konsa!

    43:32
    The final international break of the season is over, Aston Villa are back to winning ways, and the charge towards Champions League qualification continues! Listen in as Cole and Tom discuss Saturday's 2-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers at Villa Park, Ezri Konsa's brilliance, and look ahead to Wednesday's trip to the Etihad.You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!WHAT DO WE DISCUSS?How are we all feeling about Aston Villa's first Premier League win over Wolves at Villa Park since 2003?Is there no stopping Ezri Konsa?Morgan Rogers' impact during his early days at the football club.How should we expect Unai Emery to approach Wednesday's match against Manchester City?All of this and so much more! Enjoy the podcast and Up The Villa!STAY CONNECTED:Email: holtecast@gmail.comTwitter: @7500ToHolteCole Pettem: @TalkAstonVillaTom Nightingale: @tdnightingaleEPISODE NOTES:Thank you to our charity partner, Acorns Children’s Hopsice.Donate today to support a fantastic charity: https://www.acorns.org.uk/get-involved/donate/
  • 489. WEST HAM UNITED 1-1 ASTON VILLA: Hands pop bubbles!

    42:25
    Aston Villa left the London Stadium with an important away point on Sunday following a 1-1 draw against West Ham United. Listen in as Cole and Simon discuss Sunday's events in London, Nicolò Zaniolo's time at Villa, and Morgan Rogers' performances in a claret and blue shirt thus far.You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!WHAT DO WE DISCUSS?Right then, are we all fairly happy with a point away against West Ham?What is/isn't a handball these days?Nicolò Zaniolo's time at Aston Villa has been pretty up and down to say the least, but should we be expecting more?Morgan Rogers has been thrown into action due to the growing injury list; what have we made of his performances thus far?How valuable could Sunday's point prove to be come the end of the season?All of this and so much more! Enjoy the podcast and Up The Villa!STAY CONNECTED:Email: holtecast@gmail.comTwitter: @7500ToHolteCole Pettem: @TalkAstonVillaSimon O'Regan: @SiOReganEPISODE NOTES:Thank you to our charity partner, Acorns Children’s Hopsice.Donate today to support a fantastic charity: https://www.acorns.org.uk/get-involved/donate/
  • 488. Missing McGinn, the Villa mentality, and knockout football at Villa Park!

    38:39
    Cole, Simon, and Seb return to discuss Aston Villa's mentality heading into the final stages of the season, the positives and negatives of losing John McGinn for 3 league matches through suspension, and look ahead to Thursday's round of 16, second leg clash against Ajax at Villa Park.You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!WHAT DO WE DISCUSS?Let's keep it simple, did John McGinn's tackle on Udogie on Sunday warrant a red card?Oddly enough, are there actually a one or two positives to McGinn missing out?Should fans be concerned after Sunday's loss to Spurs?Where does Villa's mentality sit heading into a crucial match against Ajax on Thursday?Right then, knockout football at Villa Park on Thursday...who's advancing?All of this and so much more! Enjoy the podcast and Up The Villa!STAY CONNECTED:Email: holtecast@gmail.comTwitter: @7500ToHolteCole Pettem: @TalkAstonVillaSimon O'Regan: @SiOReganSebastian Bacon: @SebastianBacon8EPISODE NOTES:Thank you to our charity partner, Acorns Children’s Hopsice.Donate today to support a fantastic charity: https://www.acorns.org.uk/get-involved/donate/
  • 487. AJAX 0-0 ASTON VILLA: One eye on Spurs!

    25:40
    The first leg of Aston Villa's round of 16 tie in the Europa Conference League has come and gone, with Unai Emery's side leaving Amsterdam with a 0-0 draw. Listen in as Cole and Simon discuss events at the Johan Cruyff Arena and look ahead to Tottenham Hotspurs' trip to Villa Park on Sunday.You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!WHAT DO WE DISCUSS?A 0-0 draw certainly wasn't expected ahead of the match, but the result certainly isn't a bad thing, is it?Is it fair to say that the Unai Emery's men handled the occasion fairly well or were expectations not met?With 5 players being rotated into the starting 11, Emery clearly had one eye already set on Sunday's match agains Spurs; good management by the gaffer?How will Aston Villa approach the second leg at Villa Park next week?Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday; how are we all feeling ahead of a key fixture in the race for 4th in the table?All of this and so much more! Enjoy the podcast and Up The Villa!STAY CONNECTED:Email: holtecast@gmail.comTwitter: @7500ToHolteCole Pettem: @TalkAstonVillaSimon O'Regan: @SiOReganEPISODE NOTES:Thank you to our charity partner, Acorns Children’s Hopsice.Donate today to support a fantastic charity: https://www.acorns.org.uk/get-involved/donate/
  • 486. LUTON TOWN 2-3 ASTON VILLA: Another One!

    48:55
    It's three wins on the bounce for Unai Emery's men as Lucas Digne's 89th minute winner snatched all three points for Aston Villa away at Luton Town. Join Cole, Tom, and Seb as the lads discuss Villa's set-piece woes, the dynamic partnership between Leon Bailey and Ollie Watkins, and look ahead to Ajax on Thursday.You can listen for FREE on Acast, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify - dig in!WHAT DO WE DISCUSS?Well, Aston Villa certainly made hard work of Saturday's win away at Luton Town, but does this win exemplify just how far Villa have come in terms of being the side inflicting late heartbreak rather than being the side heartbroken late on?The set-piece woes continue! Why is this such a massive issue?It's time for yet another Ollie Watkins love-in session!How fortunate are Villa to have the ability to bring Lucas Digne on as a sub?Right then, how's everyone feeling ahead of Ajax on Thursday?All of this and so much more! Enjoy the podcast and Up The Villa!STAY CONNECTED:Email: holtecast@gmail.comTwitter: @7500ToHolteCole Pettem: @TalkAstonVillaTom Nightingale: @tdnightingaleSebastian Bacon: @SebastianBacon8EPISODE NOTES:Thank you to our charity partner, Acorns Children’s Hopsice.Donate today to support a fantastic charity: https://www.acorns.org.uk/get-involved/donate/