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Archives: Aston Villa

Aston Villa Aren’t the Top Dogs in Midlands Says West Brom’s Craig Gardner

Posted on by PA Sport
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Craig Gardner has dismissed Aston Villa as Midlands top dogs and insists West Brom are fed up of being overlooked. Ahead of Saturday's derby clash at The Hawthorns, the midfielder believes the Baggies can topple their rivals. Gardner made 80 … Continue reading

Randy Lerner Prepared to Fund Aston Villa Signings in January

Posted on by PA Sport
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Boss Paul Lambert will be backed in the January transfer window – although Aston Villa will not spend big. Chief executive Tom Fox has revealed chairman Randy Lerner, who put the club up for sale in May, is prepared to … Continue reading

Key Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 13

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
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Manchester City against Everton was packed with big decisions throughout. Andre Marriner was in charge and it’s fair to say he didn’t have the best game of his career. The penalty incident, which led to the only goal of the … Continue reading

Aston Villa Claim Win Against Leicester in Feisty Encounter

Posted on by PA Sport
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Alan Hutton bagged his first Aston Villa goal as they clinched a feisty 2-1 win over 10-man Leicester. The right-back, who had been frozen out by manager Paul Lambert before this season, netted with 20 minutes left to cap their … Continue reading

5 of the Worst Owners and Chairmen In English Football History

Posted on by Matt Jones
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Every now and then we all get a little bit frustrated with the higher-ups at of our respective clubs. We all want to see a little more money invested, a few more players drafted in and a dose of extra … Continue reading

Roy Keane Leaves Assistant Manager Role At Aston Villa

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Assistant manager Roy Keane has left Aston Villa with immediate effect. The 43-year-old Irishman confessed that he had been struggling to combine his position with the Premier League club with the job he holds with the Republic of Ireland; Keane … Continue reading

Paul Lambert Unfazed by Aston Villa’s Poor Attendance

Posted on by PA Sport
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Boss Paul Lambert defended Aston Villa’s fans after their lowest league gate for 15 years. Just 25,311 watched Villa hold Southampton to a 1-1 draw at Villa Park, where Gabby Agbonlahor’s opener – following Fraser Forster’s gaffe – was cancelled … Continue reading

Aston Villa vs Southampton: Starting Lineups, TV Times and Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Aston Villa celebrates tonight 140 years since the club played its first match in November, 1874. The Villains will be hoping for a move to get them away from the relegation dropzone, while a win for Southampton will move the … Continue reading

Best and the Worst Premier League Shirt Designs of 2014/15 Season

Posted on by Marshall Norbal
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Like it or loathe it, soccer teams are into the fashion of changing kits every season — even third shirts, which 75% of the teams in the Premier League currently wear and sell. In today’s world of instant social media and commercialization it’s just … Continue reading

Ron Vlaar’s Agent Puts Arsenal and Man Utd On Alert By Saying Defender Is Ready For Big Move

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Aston Villa defender Ron Vlaar’s agent has put clubs on alert by admitting that his client has put himself in a position to make a “nice big move”. The 29-year-old Holland International has already told manager Paul Lambert that he … Continue reading

Latest Premier League Odds On Who’ll Get Relegated

Posted on by Chris McFarland
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Typically, the approach to predicting the Premier League’s relegation candidates in pre-season goes like this: One, include the three newly promoted sides. Two, nclude three other teams that were just above the drop the previous season. And three, choose your … Continue reading

Roy Keane Alleged To Have Punched A Man Outside Republic Of Ireland’s Hotel, Says Report

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The British tabloid Daily Mail has learned that Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane is under police investigation for an alleged assault on a man outside of the team’s hotel in Portmarnock. Ireland are preparing to play Scotland in less … Continue reading

Read Our Progress Report on Aston Villa’s Performances for October-November

Posted on by Kyle Cotter
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What did you get right and wrong in your August-September progress report? In my last progress report I gave the defense massive praise and they’ve let me down in every game since. It’s been painful to watch at times, due … Continue reading

English Premier League Team Of The Week – Gameweek 11

Posted on by Amadi Tidiane
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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during Matchweek 11 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend: Goalkeeper Guzan – [Aston Villa] – Brad Guzan … Continue reading

Assuming Chelsea Are Champions, It’s a Riveting Race for Positions 2-20 in the Premier League

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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It’s a foregone conclusion that Chelsea will win the 2014/15 Premier League title. If you’re a Chelsea supporter, you may disagree partly because you don’t want the team to be jinxed or you don’t want complacency to settle in. However, in … Continue reading

Facts And Stats: A Look At The First 10 Gameweeks Of The 2014/15 EPL Season

Posted on by Julian Delicata
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The 2014/2015 football season in England is already 10 gameweeks old with ups and downs aplenty. Southampton have unquestionably been the surprise package thus far while the promoted trio all struggling to settle in the top flight. Louis van Gaal’s … Continue reading

Why Aston Villa May Benefit From Relegation in the Long Term

Posted on by James Ferrier
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Four games into the 2014/15 season, Aston Villa were the in-form team, starting the season with three wins and one draw that saw them moving up to an impressive second in the league. Of course, it was too early in … Continue reading

Aston Villa vs Tottenham Hotspur; Starting Lineups, TV Times & Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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After a thrilling Manchester derby with plenty of talking points and controversy, the second and final Premier League match of the day pits Aston Villa against Tottenham with both clubs desperate for a win in the league. Here’s today’s TV … Continue reading