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Archives: Aston Villa

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
Martin O'Neill - Barclays Manager of the Month - April 2010

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

Clubs Enquiring About The Services of Experienced Top-flight Manager Tony Pulis

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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It’s not a good time to be a manager in football if your name is Nigel. Nigel Atkins has been sacked as Reading manager whilst Nigel Pearson, if reports are to be believed, is clinging to his job at Leicester … Continue reading

Key Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 16

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
Referee Foy reacts after being hit in the face by a football during the English Premier League soccer match between Newcastle United and Swansea City at St James' Park in Newcastle

Diving has been and continues to be a problem in the modern game and it was again brought to the media’s attention this weekend after there were six diving incidents, all of which led to differing outcomes. Chelsea’s 2-0 victory … Continue reading

Watch West Brom 1-0 Aston Villa Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Alan Irvine revealed his relief after a vital win over Aston Villa lifted the pressure on the West Brom head coach. The Baggies beat their local rivals 1-0 at The Hawthorns thanks to Craig Gardner's first goal for the club. … Continue reading

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