Aston Villa fan chat room - Have your say about what Dean Smith must change in our pre-Newcastle Q&A

Dean Smith has since come in for heavy criticism after appearing to abandon his philosophies of playing with an attacking intent. Smith's reluctance to really go for it and play two up front could yet cost Villa their Premier League status. Remember, games are coming thick and fast now and, in just over a month, the season will all be over for another year - will Villa be a Premier League team?