The best Aston Villa jokes after sixth game without a goal

The Twitter wags were out in force to mock Villa's record-breaking run of goallessness.

Aston Villa goal drought increases pressure on Paul Lambert
EMBATTLED: Lambert (Image: Qside)

The best Aston Villa jokes are brought to you in association with the Midlanders’ six consecutive goalless outings, a new club record established by yesterday’s 5-0 defeat at Arsenal.

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It’s looking pretty bleak for Paul Lambert’s side, whose tally of just 11 league goals all season makes them the lowest scoring team in all four divisions by a whole nine goals.

Graphic from @SkySports Super Sunday shows just how bad Aston Villa have been in front of goal this season #AVFC pic.twitter.com/Chv1WMzm7f

— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) February 1, 2015

Oof. Grim reading indeed.

Right then, let’s make with the funnies – by which of course we mean Aston Villa jokes. Now, who plagiarised whom here?

Aston Villa's goalless streak in the #EPL is now longer than the Godfather trilogy…

— The Football Jester (@FootballJester) February 1, 2015

Aston villa's goal drought is now longer than the Lord of the Rings trilogy. #AVFC #whenwillyouscore

— chris roberts (@chris_roberts96) February 1, 2015

Thinking on, both likely stem from this chap’s thorough research…

.@cobhamchronicle @MiguelDelaney Villa now chasing the 647-minute mark to surpass all six Rocky movies. Should happen some time vs Chelsea.

— Joshua Robinson (@JoshRobinson23) February 1, 2015

But is the club shop to blame?

Aston Villa last scored a League goal five days before Christmas. That's a lot of unlucky club merchandise.

— Jonny Blain (@jonoblain) February 1, 2015

It’s an interesting theory, and they’ll certainly be keen to avoid sales on this day, the fabled day of the transfer deadline…

Still time for this Gil fella to find a way out of Aston Villa before the transfer window shuts…

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) February 1, 2015

As for incoming transfers, the signs aren’t great…

Delighted @SBerahino opening the new #YMCA Birmingham flats in Aston at 2pm. Closest Villa will get to a top striker today #bbcdeadlineday

— Alan Fraser (@AlanFraserYMCA) February 2, 2015

Perhaps a tweak in tactics will do the trick…

Paul Lambert with some stirring tactics to help his side score their first Premier League goal in f*cking ages: pic.twitter.com/IDplChyS8f

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) February 1, 2015

To end with, dig this hilarious jape…

BBC weather presenter Carol Kirkwood gives #DeadlineDay forecast It rains on Aston Villa http://t.co/DnjYNJc4U9 pic.twitter.com/9hJJJGVyvp

— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) February 2, 2015

HAHAHA! Erm, probably.

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