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4 hours ago, Bob Singleton said:

First "Villa" player to score 20 in a season since Peter Withe back in 80/81

Gary Shaw 82/83, Peter White 83/84, Simon Stainrod 85/86 Alan McInally 88/89, David Platt 89/90 and 90/91, Dwight York 95/96 and 96/97, Juan Pablo Angel 03/04 and Christian Benteke 2012/13 has all managed 20 goals + after Peter Wgite did it in 80/81.

The top five:

Yorke 25 goals

Platt (both times) and White 24 goals 

Benteke and Angel 23 goals

 

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5 hours ago, Bob Singleton said:

First "Villa" player to score 20 in a season since Peter Withe back in 80/81

I suspect that is meant to be League goals.

For once even the Guardian got it right
 

Tammy Abraham

 Tammy Abraham celebrates scoring against Ipswich. The striker is set to become the first Villa player since Peter Withe to score 20 league goals in a season. Photograph: Dennis Goodwin/ProSports/Rex/Shutterstock

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paulw66   
On 2/9/2019 at 3:43 PM, The_Ghost said:

Gary Shaw 82/83, Peter White 83/84, Simon Stainrod 85/86 Alan McInally 88/89, David Platt 89/90 and 90/91, Dwight York 95/96 and 96/97, Juan Pablo Angel 03/04 and Christian Benteke 2012/13 has all managed 20 goals + after Peter Wgite did it in 80/81.

The top five:

Yorke 25 goals

Platt (both times) and White 24 goals 

Benteke and Angel 23 goals

 

Bob may have misquoted, but clearly this is league goals. 

Nitpicking either way, as the achievement is incredible. 

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paulw66   
On 2/9/2019 at 10:19 PM, Michael Tucker said:

^^^^^^^

Surely the club has to bring Tammy back nest season, and give him a genuine opportunity? 

If they don't, I am not sure what else he is supposed to do. 

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