Posted on 22 April 2016
Manchester United 1 Aston Villa 0
Marcus Rashford came up with the goods again in a match that didn’t exactly get the pulses racing but moved United to within touching distance of a top four place at the same time guaranteeing relegation for a poor Aston Villa side. Read the full story
Posted on 15 August 2015
Aston Villa 0 Manchester United 1
Over the last two decades, United’s record at Villa Park is an exemplary one to say the least as Aston Villa have not beaten the Old Trafford side at home in the Premier League since August 1995.
That was the infamous defeat that produced the quote ‘You can’t win anything with kids’. This time they did just that with the kid Januzaj winning the match. Read the full story
Posted on 05 May 2015
Manchester United 3 Aston Villa 1
Three goals, three points and third place.
At last, after the International break it was a welcome return to the Premier League where the run-in for the final four places for Champions League qualification started in earnest.
Before the break, United had the wind behind them as they swept away Spurs and Liverpool to open a gap between themselves and sat in a promising looking fourth place. In their sights were Arsenal and Man City.
You had to wonder whether United’s momentum would be slightly stalled due to the enforced break.
There was good news in that no player picked up an injury while away on duty, all except Chris Smalling, who had to leave the pitch playing for England due to an illness. Read the full story