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Archives: Aston Villa

Watch Aston Villa 2-1 WBA match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Tim Sherwood insists Aston Villa are back "alive and kicking" after their last-gasp derby win over West Brom. Christian Benteke's injury-time penalty, after Ben Foster brought down Matt Lowton, clinched Sherwood's first success as Villa boss. The 2-1 result also … Continue reading

Watch Newcastle United 1-0 Aston Villa match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Head coach John Carver was grateful for Newcastle's decision not to sell striker Papiss Cisse in January after he fired the club to their first home win of 2015 against Aston Villa. The Senegal international was the subject of interest … Continue reading

Watch Aston Villa 1-2 Stoke City match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Stoke dramatically spoiled Tim Sherwood's debut as Aston Villa boss after Victor Moses' injury-time penalty gave them a 2-1 win at Villa Park. The winger was brought down by Ron Vlaar – who was sent off – to win it … Continue reading

Tim Sherwood’s claim to have a Tottenham Hotspur legacy is laughable

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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Tim Sherwood thinks he has a legacy. How cute. Yes, he introduced the world to Nabil Bentaleb and Harry Kane. For that, we should all be thankful. Yes, he won many games as Tottenham Hotspur manager, but had just as … Continue reading

What does goalkeeper Shay Given bring to the Irish national team?

Posted on by Kyle Cotter
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The 38-year-old Aston Villa keeper retired from international duty, following a disappointing Euro 2012 but has since come back to the Irish set up under Martin O’Neill. Many of the Irish supporters were delighted at the prospect of the legendary … Continue reading

Is Tim Sherwood the right man for struggling Aston Villa?

Posted on by Kyle Cotter
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Following the sacking of Paul Lambert last week, Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner has acted quickly and appointed former Tottenham Hotspur boss Tim Sherwood as the new man in charge at Villa Park. Tim Sherwood is known for his slightly … Continue reading

Tim Sherwood says taking the Aston Villa job was a ‘no brainer’

Posted on by PA Sport
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New boss Tim Sherwood wants Aston Villa to lose the fear factor and called taking the job a "no-brainer". The 46-year-old was unveiled at Villa Park on Monday after signing a deal until 2018 to replace the sacked Paul Lambert. … Continue reading

Watch Aston Villa 2-1 Leicester City match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Scott Marshall revealed Tim Sherwood's half-time pep talk inspired Aston Villa to the FA Cup quarter finals. New manager Sherwood made an impromptu appearance during Villa's 2-1 win over Leicester with the score locked at 0-0. Leandro Bacuna and Scott … Continue reading

Tim Sherwood appointed new Aston Villa manager

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Aston Villa have confirmed the appointment of Tim Sherwood as the club’s new manager. The former Tottenham boss replaces Paul Lambert, who was sacked via the telephone on Wednesday. Sherwood will not be in charge of Villa on Sunday when … Continue reading

Aston Villa suffer new low under Randy Lerner as owner finally sacks Lambert

Posted on by Fernando de Leon
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There was a time, before Alex McLeish and Paul Lambert, when Aston Villa were in the position to dream about the Champions League. To dream about Tuesday and Wednesday nights at Villa Park against the best of Europe that would … Continue reading

Aston Villa sack manager Paul Lambert

Posted on by PA Sport
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Aston Villa have announced the departure of manager Paul Lambert. The 45-year-old replaced Alex McLeish in June 2012 but following a poor run of results, which have left Villa in the bottom three of the Barclays Premier League, the club … Continue reading

Watch Aston Villa 1-2 Chelsea match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Branislav Ivanovic's rocket gave Chelsea a crucial 2-1 win at Aston Villa – despite the hosts ending their 11-hour goal drought. Defender Ivanovic now has five goals in his last seven games against Villa and handed Chelsea an advantage in … Continue reading

Aston Villa are a club without any direction and must sack Paul Lambert

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah
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Aston Villa were pulverized 5-0 at the Emirates stadium on Sunday to extend their scoreless run to six league games – a new club record – since that 1-1 draw at home to Manchester United in December. Goals from Olivier … Continue reading

Arsenal annihilate a poor Aston Villa outfit to maintain strong Champions League pursuit

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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Arsenal annihilated Aston Villa 5-0 at the Emirates. Even without their best player in Alexis Sanchez, the Gunners had no issues defeating their struggling opponents. The first real chance at goal occurred in the fourth minute when box-to-box midfielder Aaron … Continue reading

Lambert says Fabian Delph is irreplaceable after player extends Aston Villa contract

Posted on by PA Sport
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Paul Lambert insisted Fabian Delph is irreplaceable at Aston Villa after the England star penned a new deal. The midfielder has signed a four-and-a-half year contract, which was announced just before Villa's 2-1 FA Cup win over Bournemouth on Sunday. … Continue reading

Paul Lambert Urges Aston Villa Fans to Cancel Protest Against Randy Lerner

Posted on by PA Sport
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Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has urged frustrated fans to call off a planned protest at the start of Saturday's clash at home to Liverpool. Three unofficial fans' websites – Villa Blog, My Old Man Said and A Villa Fan … Continue reading

Carles Gil Completes £3.2million Move to Aston Villa

Posted on by PA Sport
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Aston Villa have completed the signing of Carles Gil from Valencia. The midfielder, who can play on either flank or behind the strikers, has signed a four-and-a-half year deal at Villa Park. The deal had hit a late snag over … Continue reading

Brad Guzan: Blame Aston Villa Players Not Manager Paul Lambert

Posted on by PA Sport
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Brad Guzan has defended under-fire Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert and urged frustrated fans to blame the players. The traveling supporters called for Lambert's head for the second straight game as they lost 1-0 at Leicester on Saturday. Villa have … Continue reading