21 episodes

Two lifelong Villa fans talking about the ups and downs of being a Villa fan. They bring an honest approach to the good, bad and ugly of the mighty Villans journey!  

The Villa Park Podcast - An Aston Villa Podcas‪t‬ Richard Bartlett, Richard Sutherland

    • Football
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

Two lifelong Villa fans talking about the ups and downs of being a Villa fan. They bring an honest approach to the good, bad and ugly of the mighty Villans journey!  

    Villa march over not so Mighty Whites | Sheffield Utd preview

    Villa march over not so Mighty Whites | Sheffield Utd preview

    The two Richard's get together to review the somewhat surprisingly positive performance and result against Leeds. They discuss the tactical plan from Dean Smith, the performances of Nakamba and Mings, and also the return of a confident Anwar El Ghazi.
    The upcoming game against Sheffield United was previewed with the need for a professional performance from the team.
    Also teased was a very speacial guest coming up on the next episode, so make you follow us on twitter and instagram on @villaparkpod to find out the latest news.
    Thanks for all of your continued support and please like, share and if possible give us a review to help us grow.
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    • 49 min
    Lions tamed by the Foxes | Attack mid season review | Leeds Preview

    Lions tamed by the Foxes | Attack mid season review | Leeds Preview

    In a bumper episode this week the two Richard's were joined by our esteemed editor Luke Poulton - Hyde to discuss the ultimately frustrating performance against Leicester. Is Smith too one dimensional? Is it time for personnel or formation changes? Or both?
    Up for the mid season review were the attackers. Do you agree with our assessments?
    The Leeds game was previewed which is now a crucial game for where Villa need to aim for the season.
    We also discussed Luke's bike challenge for Mind which he has now completed and has so far raised an amazing £950.
    Please visit his just giving page below and any donations are greatly appreciated. https://t.co/eGU6T7MTRA 
    We also drew our winner for the print giveaway from @dmacurban. Well done to Luke Naughton for winning. PLease reach out to us on twitter @villaparkpod to claim your prize.
    Enjoy the episode and Up The Villa!

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Martinez soars against the Seagulls | Leicester Preview

    Martinez soars against the Seagulls | Leicester Preview

    The two Richard's get together to briefly review the Brighton game which saw another masterclass from Martinez and a disappointing performance from Aston Villa.
    They assessed the midfield in the mid season review and gave their marks out of ten. Do you agree?
    Finally Sunday's game against Leicester was previewed where the right back issue was discussed as well as portential changes that Smith could or should make to the team.
    As always thanks for your continued support. We are on the way to 2.5k listeners which is incredible and we will be announcing a special prize giveaway to celebrate this.
    Please follow us on twitter and instagram on @villaparkpod and acontinue to like, share and review.
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Top 3 Aston Villa games with Dan Bardell | Brighton preview

    Top 3 Aston Villa games with Dan Bardell | Brighton preview

    The two Richard's were joined by The Villa View, The Athletic and Whoscored.com podcast presenter Dan Bardell for a wonderful trip down memory lane to discuss his Top 3 Aston Villa games.
    We also discussed the current squad, expectations and, of course Jack Grealish!
    Have a listen it was brilliant to reminisce on some amazing games. Do you agree?
    There was time for a quick Brighton preview and both Richard's are predicting a Villa win.
    Please like and share this podcast with others and don't forget to follow us on @villaparkpod on twitter and instagram.
    Special thanks to Luke Poulton-Hyde for his editing. For enquires please contact him on twitter @Luke_PH1982
    Enjoy and UTV!

    • 58 min
    Sharp shooter Watkins guns down Arsenal

    Sharp shooter Watkins guns down Arsenal

    The two Richard's get together to discuss the brilliant 1-0 win against Arsenal, breaking down the perfect start to the game that Aston Villa made and the smart changes that Dean Smith made to protect the victory.
    We also started the first part of our mid season review where we graded the goalkeeper and defenders. Did you agree with our marks?
    We also had time for fan comments and our Consult Energy energiser of the week.
    Please follow us on twitter and instagram on @villaparkpod and don't forget to like and share our podcast with others.
    Special thanks to Luke Poulton-Hyde for editing.
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    • 1 hr
    Villa's bubble burst by West Ham

    Villa's bubble burst by West Ham

    The two Richard's join for a quick rundown of the disappointing performance against West Ham where Aston villa suffered a 3-1 defeat. They also assess the current expectations of Villa fans and discuss where the bar should be set.
    They also preview the upcoming Arsenal game hoping that Villa can bounce back with a victory!
    Please like and share our podcast and if possible give us a review. If you want to comment please follow us on twitter or instagram @villaparkpod
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    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

GH Villa ,

Very impressed

First time listen today to this Villa podcast & I thought it was excellent. I listen to loads of Villa pods & this is right up in my top 5 based on what I heard on this one. Had a NUFC journo on, who was superb. Great job guys, keep it up

nicknackn00 ,

One to add to your subscription

Great podcast. The lads invite feedback and topics which are then discussed with great insight
Nice flow to the chat. Well done fellas 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

Nivek Notsa ,

Excellent podcast for all Villa fans

This is the definitive listen for all Villa supporters!

Two genuinely well informed and passionate fans with all the latest news and talking points from Villa Park!

Highly recommended.

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