Tuesday, 30 March 2010

Claret and Blues

Three teams, two colours, and one disastrous weekend.

Fans of West Ham, Villa and Burnley will be forgiven for lying in on Monday morning, pretending it’s Saturday and the previous two days were just a horrible nightmare.

All three clubs shared more than just their kits colours with three shocking results that have left their fans bewildered and their seasons on a steep downward curve.

Working from the top down and Villa look to be paying the price for only playing about 16 first team players this season.

A marvellous run to the league cup final, FA Cup semi-final and the fight for fourth place now look to be taking their toll on Martin O’Neill’s men. Two home draws against Sunderland and Wolves suggested the wheels were wobbling but no one expected them to fly off so spectacularly at Stamford Bridge.

A severe case of defensive amnesia enveloped the Villains defence as each Chelsea attack almost inevitably ended in a goal.

It has been far from a disastrous season for the Midlands club but with another collapse seemingly underway the fans are beginning to grow frustrated at boss Martin O’Neill’s continued failure to address their annual end of season blues.

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