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Archives: Aston Villa

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

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