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Archives: Aston Villa

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

Aston Villa Captain Ron Vlaar Ruled Out For Up to 6 Weeks

Posted on by PA Sport
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Ron Vlaar has been ruled out for up to six weeks with Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert expecting his skipper to stay put in January. The Villa captain limped out of New Year's Day's goalless draw with Crystal Palace with … Continue reading

Crests of Premier League Clubs Reimagined With Rival Team’s Colors

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Shudder the thought, but imagine what the crest of your favorite Premier League club would look like if it featured the colors of your team’s closest rival. Reddit user TheTruth1777 has gone ahead and recolored the crests of 19 Premier League clubs … Continue reading

Crystal Palace Could Move for Darren Bent in January Transfer Window

Posted on by PA Sport
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Alan Pardew could turn to Darren Bent to fill Crystal Palace's striker void if the Eagles cannot complete a deal for Swansea's Bafetimbi Gomis. Newcastle boss Pardew is expected to be installed as Palace's new manager ahead of the New … Continue reading

Combined Premier League XI Team For First Half of Season 2014-15

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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So the final Premier League games of 2014 have come to a close. Chelsea and Manchester City seem destined to battle for this season’s title whilst Manchester United have climbed up to third after a slow start. West Ham United … Continue reading

What if Martin O’Neill Had Stayed at Aston Villa? Could They Have Won the Title?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The decline of Premier League as a force in European football has been on display for the world to see since the 2009-10 season. That campaign was also the final season in a three-year run where Martin O’Neill guided a … Continue reading

Premier League Team of the Week – Gameweek 17

Posted on by Amadi Tidiane
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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during the weekend of Gameweek 17 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend: Goalkeeper Pantilimon – [Sunderland] – … Continue reading

Key Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 17

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
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The weekend’s biggest and most controversial incident was at Villa Park on Saturday afternoon. I was fortunate enough to be at the game and thought the referee had a good game until just after Manchester United equalized. Gabby Agbonlahor was … Continue reading

Watch Aston Villa 1-1 Manchester United Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Radamel Falcao clinched a 1-1 draw for Manchester United as 10-man Aston Villa ended their winning run. The Colombian scored just his second United goal, cancelling out Christian Benteke's beautiful opener for the hosts. Gabby Agbonlahor's controversial red card – … Continue reading