Random: Aston Villa and Virgin Trains Get Into Lighthearted Twitter Spat Over Villans’ Current Travails

Alan Duffy

4th, October 2016


Poor old Aston Villa have endured a terrible start to the Championship season after being relegated from the top-flight earlier this year. Despite spending a huge amount of money on players this summer, the Villans find themselves 19th in the division, with a second successive relegation a definite possibility.

The Birmingham club sacked Roberto Di Matteo this week, prompting Virgin Trains of all people, to have a cheeky pop at Villa’s sorry state of affairs on Twitter.

In a reference to Villa’s new managerial vacancy, Virgin Trains social media folk Tweeted a photo of an empty train carriage, with the words “With Roberto Di Matteo leaving, the next batch of potential #AVFC managers have just left for Birmingham New Street…”.

However, Villa quickly hit back with a fair jibe about Virgin’s questionable punctuality, which led to a nice little Twitter spat…

We call it a score draw!

And the way Villa are playing at the moment, that Virgin Trains side might well give them a decent game!

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  1. Supervillan says:

    So they’ve had more than 6 trains arrive on time in the last week. Pretty good going by their standards!

  2. DUMBO says:

    Haha chris you are so stupid

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