Andrew Cieslak

  • joined Jul 11, 2009
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EXCLUSIVE: Script for New AVFC Movie


In 1982, a club from Birmingham, England called Aston Villa captured the hearts and minds of European football fans by winning the European Cup. Since then things haven’t quite gone so smoothly for...

Christian Benteke To Newcastle?


A new rumor has surfaced that proposes the big Belgian striker could be on his way to Newcastle. How untrue is this rumor? Very untrue. Find out how untrue this rumor is by reading this article.

Bullets On A Superb Villa Victory


I can't speak for every Villa fan but I'm not willing to let go of that feeling just yet. Stoke City looms as does the chance for another let down but let's just bask in this a little longer, shall...

Lambert Speaks Honestly; Angers Villa Fans


Paul Lambert has finally spoken his mind but do Villa fans like what he had to say about the historic FA Cup?

Aston Villa and Red Bull: Energized!


Could Aston Villa be about to get a boost of energy from heart attack accelerator and beverage giants Red Bull?

Benteke named to Belgian Squad vs. France


We've received word that Christian Benteke has been called up to the Belgian national team to take on France in a friendly on August 14th.

Aston Villa Releases Squad Numbers/Freeze Out List


Aston Villa has released their list of squad numbers for the 2013-14 season and by it, we think we can tell who's in Paul Lambert's good graces and who's seen their last days at Villa Park.

Christian Benteke Hands In Transfer Request


Benteke has asked Aston Villa to sell him as soon as possible and has not accompanied the club to Germany for a preseason tour.

Lukaku Urges Benteke To Quit Villa


The WBA striker takes a dig at rival Aston Villa and hopes that Christian Benteke will cash in on his success.

Norwich City Want Weimann


Norwich City are desperate for scoring help and have been linked to Aston Villa star Andi Weimann who is currently talking contract extension with the midlands club.

Aston Villa's Billionaire Savior Has Come


Sometimes people want to know how people like myself get paid so much money to occasionally write blogs about soccer. It's because of my innate ability to connect the dots. When news breaks it pays...

Randy Lerner Speaks


What did Randy Lerner have to say about Villa's latest run of form? Not much, actually.

Aston Villa Rage: Instant Reaction To Bradford


Villa are out of the League Cup. Here are some thoughts I am having. Stop by to laugh at us or to share in some good old fashioned misery.

BBC: "no chance of Joleon Lescott joining" Villa


According to the BBC's Pat Murphy, Aston Villa are not going to make a move for Manchester City defender and most importantly lifelong Villa fanatic, Joleon Lescott. It was perceived by many close...

Villa v Spurs Open Match Thread and Lineups

Come join us as we sweat our way through another Aston Villa match.

Chelsea vs. Aston Villa: Can The Magic Continue?


After the most glorious week anyone can recall does Villa have the stuff to make some more noise at Stamford Bridge? More eyes than usual will be on the claret and blue. What better time to turn...

Q & A With Anfield Asylum


Sam Fels, of Anfield Asylum, and I talked about our favorite clubs and flung dirt at each other for a nice change of pace. Here is our conversation.

Can Fake Villa Pick Up The Pace?


The soft part of the schedule is here but can Fake Villa take advantage of playing a few weaker opponents?

Fake Aston Villa Seeks To End Goal Drought


When will Fake Aston Villa get their first goal of the season? Their first win? It's looking dire for our simulation in the early days. Tune in to find out what happens next.

Fake Aston Villa's Campaign Begins


The league matches are about to get underway. How will Aston Villa fare? Stick with me as I navigate my way through what's sure to be a difficult journey.

Christian Benteke Loves Arsenal...So?


As Christian Benteke basks in his glorious form the fickle fans of Aston Villa have already begun to caterwaul into the wind about his impending move to one of the bigger clubs in England. Instead...

Aston Villa Struggle Through Fake Preseason


Our sim of an Aston Villa season has reached the preseason and it's time to find out how the claret and blue fared on their tour of Austria.

Aston Villa and Football Manager Part I: Prologue


What would happen if 7500 to Holte was in charge of Aston Villa? We'll use Football Manager 2013 to find out.

Beware, beware, the month of November


In case Villa fans weren't already having a tough enough time this season, November's matches will surely test their patience.

Daniel Johnson on loan to Yeovil Town


Aston Villa midfielder Daniel Johnson has been loaned to League One side Yeovil Town for a month.

Gareth Barry Still Keeps An Eye On Aston Villa

When anyone talks about Aston Villa one of the things they'll surely mention is how so many good players seem to have left over the past few seasons. We talk about Ashley Young, James Milner and we...

Lambert to Dempsey: No Thanks

One of the major dramatic turns in yesterday's deadline day madness was the saga of American Clint Dempsey. The player had vocally expressed his desire to leave Fulham as the season got underway...

Nathan Delfouneso to Blackpool On Season Long Loan

The BBC has confirmed that forward Nathan Delfouneso is headed to Blackpool and our old friend Ian Holloway for the rest of the season on a loan. I have seen Villa fans express a lot of frustration...

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