Ian Taylor sums Aston Villa up in one word on Twitter

The Villa icon chose a word beginning with 's' to summarise the Midlands outfit - no, not that one.

Aston Villa favourite Ian Taylor took to Twitter to sum Remi Garde's side up in one word on social media.

And Taylor went for 'shambolic' as the Premier League's bottom side were thumped 4-0 at home by Manchester City in the FA Cup.

At least Villa didn't lose out on any points against Manuel Pellegrini's men but they were sent crashing out of the tournament they reached the final of last season.

Paul Merson had suggested before the game that Villa were better off losing instead of playing a replay at Manchester City - where they would almost certainly lose.

But surrendering 4-0 probably wasn't what Villa supporters had in mind.

There's no doubt the distraction of the FA Cup is something Aston Villa could go without. Then again, if we are to assume Villa are going down, there was some pride to fight for in the knockout competitions.

It wasn't to be...

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