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      • Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend
        Jamie Vardy and Harry Kane could work together for England, Liverpool show their progress and Jack Wilshere could have returned just in timeIn danger of straying slightly off subject here but figured the Leicester fairytale may be wearing slightly th…
        - , 9 May 16, 7:26am -
      • Newcastle seek unlikely favour from Rafa Benítez’s old foes Everton
        • Newcastle on the brink of relegation after 0-0 draw at Aston Villa• An Everton win or draw at Sunderland would take relegation fight to final dayThe only Premier League team with a worse record away from home than Newcastle United are Aston Vil…
        - , 8 May 16, 9:30pm -
      • Newcastle United drop back into bottom three after draw with Aston Villa
        Optimism in the north-east has just relocated itself from Tyneside to Wearside. Other results were going Newcastle United’s way until Sunderland fought back in their game against Chelsea, and with only one more match to play, to Sam Allardyces’s…
        - , 7 May 16, 4:18pm -
      • Aston Villa 0-0 Newcastle: Premier League – as it happened
        Villa end their losing run, but Newcastle missed a succession of chances in the second half, and now survival is out of their hands 5.00pm BST We’re going to wrap this blog up now. The headline news: Villa manage not to lose, and Newcastle look to…
        - , 7 May 16, 4:00pm -
      • Aston Villa’s Gabriel Agbonlahor to see out season in the reserves
        • Caretaker manager Eric Black says striker unlikely to return• ‘He’s been training with the reserves and I believe that’s ongoing’The former Aston Villa club captain Gabriel Agbonlahor looks likely to spend the remainder of the season tr…
        - , 6 May 16, 10:24pm -
      • Aston Villa v Newcastle United: match preview
        Three points are a must for Newcastle to stay ahead in the race to avoid relegation. Rafael Benítez has provided United with a new-found confidence and, unbeaten in four, they should really have the measure of a Villa side whose embarrassing run of…
        - , 6 May 16, 4:33pm -

      Independent

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        Sporting Life

        • Next Aston Villa boss contenders
          After Roberto Di Matteo's sacking, we look at the main contenders to replace him at Villa Park, and their latest Sky Bet odds.
          - , 3 Oct 16, 8:20am -
        • Clarke in frame for Villa job
          Steve Clarke will get the chance to stake his claim for the Aston Villa job after Roberto Di Matteo was sacked.
          - , 3 Oct 16, 8:04am -
        • Villa set to sack Di Matteo
          Aston Villa are ready to end manager Roberto Di Matteo's reign with the Italian on the brink after just five months in charge.
          - , 2 Oct 16, 1:21pm -
        • Di Matteo stands firm
          Post-match reaction to Preston North End's 2-0 victory over Aston Villa.
          - , 1 Oct 16, 5:34pm -
        • Preston 2-0 Aston Villa
          Sky Bet Championship at Deepdale.
          - , 30 Sep 16, 3:52pm -
        • Preston v Aston Villa preview
          Team news for Saturday's Sky Bet Championship clash between Preston and Aston Villa.
          - , 30 Sep 16, 11:45am -

        ESPN Soccernet

        • The Lambert Project
          Beware of false dawns? No need to remind Villa fans of the need for caution and patience as the new Premier League season approaches. Expectations have been firmly grounded after two bitterly disappointing campaigns – the last of which was just a…
          - , 16 Aug 12, 12:07pm -
        • In Lambert I Trust
          I've kept a low profile for the past couple of weeks. I haven't been on holiday, I haven't been totally obsessed and engrossed with Euro 2012 - although I am enjoying it - and I haven't forgotten about the Villa.But here's the thing: I haven't forg…
          - , 22 Jun 12, 2:53pm -
        • Solskjaer says no; the search continues
          So much for Solskjaer, and a swift conclusion to Villa's latest managerial search. Following the Norwegian's decision to withdraw himself from the running for the position as coach, seemingly before he had even been offered the position, concluded a…
          - , 25 May 12, 2:38pm -
        • McLeish Out: Villa Act Quickly
          Direct, decisive and damning.Less than 12 hours after watching the 'highlights' of Villa's final match of the 2011-12 season, scowling at yet more defensive irresponsibility, player indifference and managerial culpability, before skulking off to be…
          - , 14 May 12, 8:33pm -
        • Safe, but no satisfaction
          I don't personally know any Wigan fans, so I can only guess at how they were feeling over the past weekend.Triumphant? Jubilant? Proud? I'd guess at all three, and I can understand why. Their team looked doomed just a few short weeks ago, but inste…
          - , 11 May 12, 12:44pm -
        • Villa's relegation threat is real
          Maybe now it's beginning to feel real. Villa could get relegated.I've been poor wind-up value over the last couple of months. Friends and colleagues - smug grins on their faces - have been falling over themselves to get the Villa jibes in; things a…
          - , 26 Apr 12, 12:09pm -

        Reuters

          The Offside

            Football365

            EatSleepSport

            • Villa line up Huth
              Aston Villa are weighing up a move for free agent Robert Huth, reports claim.
              - 10 days ago, 9 Sep 18, 5:59pm -
            • Terry and Collins linked with Villa return
              Aston Villa are looking at former players James Collins and John Terry as boss Steve Bruce eyes free agents to boost his squad.
              - 14 days ago, 5 Sep 18, 1:23pm -
            • Bruce lays down the law
              Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce says some his players must look at themselves in the mirror after their 4-1 defeat to Sheffield United.
              - 16 days ago, 3 Sep 18, 1:16pm -
            • Villa snap up Purslow
              Aston Villa have confirmed former Liverpool managing director Christian Purslow as the club's new chief executive.
              - 20 days ago, 31 Aug 18, 9:31am -
            • Villa make Bolasie play
              Aston Villa have held talks with Yannick Bolasie as they seek to beat Championship rivals Middlesbrough to the Everton winger.
              - 29 days ago, 21 Aug 18, 3:18pm -
            • Bruce understands Grealish emotions
              Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce says he has sympathy for Jack Grealish after a summer move to Tottenham failed to materialise.
              - 41 days ago, 10 Aug 18, 12:57pm -

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                • Six Wins Out Of Eight For Automatic Promotion?
                  Six Wins Out Of Eight For Automatic Promotion?Vitalfootball: Aston Villa: 19/03/2018 17:24:00Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce has said he believes we need to pick up six victories out of the remaining eight Championship encounters if automatic promo…
                  - , 19 Mar 18, 5:24pm -
                • Congratulations to Former Aston Villa Gaffer
                  Congratulations to Former Aston Villa GafferVitalfootball: Aston Villa: 19/03/2018 15:40:00Former Aston Villa gaffer John Gregory had the sweet smell of success on Saturday as he lifted the Indian Super League title with Chennaiyin FC.
                  - , 19 Mar 18, 3:40pm -
                • The Future King Of England Showing His True Colours Again
                  The Future King Of England Showing His True Colours AgainVitalfootball: Aston Villa: 19/03/2018 09:56:00I saw this on facebook and thought it might raise a smile amongst the Aston Villa masses after a rather depressing weekend.
                  - , 19 Mar 18, 9:56am -
                • U23s - Aston Villa March On In Cup Against Blackburn
                  U23s - Aston Villa March On In Cup Against BlackburnVitalfootball: Aston Villa: 19/03/2018 01:22:00Aston Villa's Under 23 side took victory in the clash against Blackburn Rovers in the Premier Cup on Friday.
                  - , 19 Mar 18, 1:22am -
                • Villa Do Have Something To Cheer This Weekend
                  Villa Do Have Something To Cheer This WeekendVitalfootball: Aston Villa: 19/03/2018 00:51:00No, it has absolutely nothing to do with the pathetic performance and loss to Bolton Wanderers but one man can take note.
                  - , 19 Mar 18, 12:51am -

                Birmingham Post

                The Villa Blog

                • We're all owners, managers or gardeners, a video and the chart
                  We won yesterday and while it wasn't like watching Barcelona and we were only playing Rotherham, the performance was encouraging and we saw something that we'd maybe like to see again, players playing with a little bit of purpose. We also saw Tammy a…
                  - 13 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 11:51am -
                • Tonight, Saturday and tomorrow
                  Rather than describe when and why, I'm going to copy some tweets below because there is little that I need to write here about the match at the weekend. I will say though that the goal from Hourihane, that was special. I'll also say that we need to…
                  - 2 days ago, 18 Sep 18, 6:01am -
                • At Blackburn, not the Champions League
                  I see England were playing in another tournament and that UEFA are making plans to bring in another competition in a couple or three years. How long before the top six sides just leave the Premier League all together and play other sides three times…
                  - 6 days ago, 14 Sep 18, 10:38am -
                • New CEO usually means changes, Steve Bruce should be looking over his shoulder
                  The performance and result at the weekend is not what you expect supporting Aston Villa. And there are no excuses that work. You can't defend the indefensible. And the excuses that I've heard, players not having time or not having players that play…
                  - 17 days ago, 3 Sep 18, 8:53am -
                • At Sheffield United, video, chart and in other news
                  I did have a post to post after the defeat in the League Cup, but I lost it and time caught up with me, so I’m not going to write what I know someone has, rather I’m going to say that we must move in. Nobody thought the performance good enough an…
                  - 20 days ago, 31 Aug 18, 11:12am -
                • I do the title last, the wine is going to my head, Brentford tonight and the chart
                  You often see me apologising at the start of a post because I've not posted. I should do that today, but I wont. I wont because I've been very busy. In the last week, I've taken seven flights, I've visited four countries and even though I love footba…
                  - 22 days ago, 28 Aug 18, 3:32pm -

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                  • It’s Done
                    According to Netflix I watched Drive in July 2012 and rated it three stars. I may have underrated it; there’s one particular scene that’s stayed with me and it seems especially relevant right now:Don’t worry. Don’t… don’t worry. That’…
                    - , 16 Apr 16, 3:55pm -
                  • Alex McLeish is an ex-Aston Villa manager
                    The season from hell is finally over and Alex McLeish’s Aston Villa career has, as expected, been terminated. His tenure has passed on. It’s no more. It has ceased to be. Expired and gone to meet its maker. A stiff, bereft of life. It rests in p…
                    - , 14 May 12, 2:18pm -
                  • Bolton 1 Aston Villa 2: Albrighton and Petrov grab the goals in first away win of season
                    Marc Albrighton and Stiliyan Petrov produced the vital goals to deliver Villa’s first away win of the season, but Ivan Klasnic was able to prevent Brad Guzan earning a clean sheet on his first Premiership start.It was a much improved performance d…
                    - , 10 Dec 11, 5:19pm -
                  • Confirmed Teamsheets: Bolton vs Aston Villa
                    With Shay Given out for a month, Brad Guzan gets his first Premier League start, and it’s also emerged this week that the American is in contract discussions with his current deal set to expire at the end of the season. Jermaine Jenas is out for th…
                    - , 10 Dec 11, 2:15pm -
                  • Aston Villa 0 Man Utd 1: Exciting line-up provides another false dawn
                    They obviously can’t be bothered, so neither can I. It was a positive line-up, but Utd never needed to get out of 1st gear. McLeish must be giving out his instructions in Russian or something because he’s managed to make some very capable players…
                    - , 3 Dec 11, 7:35pm -
                  • Confirmed Teamsheets: Aston Villa vs Man Utd
                    One of the bigger talking points has been the return of Ashley Young. James Milner showed class by not celebrating at Eastlands recently, expect Ashley Young to do exactly the same today, but preferably because he hasn’t scored.Either way, it’s…
                    - , 3 Dec 11, 4:42pm -

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                    • Oldham v Liverpool: Betting Tips
                      Oldham v Liverpool – FA Cup Round 4 – Sunday 27 January 4pm Live on ITV FA Cup fever has reached Oldham Athletic’s Boundary Park. League One Latics host Premier  Full Article »
                      - , 26 Jan 13, 9:38pm -
                    • Real Zaragoza v Espanyol: Preview and Tips
                      Real Zaragoza v Espanyol Live on Sky Sports 1. Kick off: Saturday 7pm Real Zaragoza have lost six of their nine home matches this season and manager Manuel Jimenez has  Full Article »
                      - , 26 Jan 13, 10:20am -
                    • Deportivo La Coruna Vs Valencia – Live 21:00 Sky Sports
                      20th place Deportivo welcome 7th place Valencia on this Saturday evening, where the home side at sitting on just three wins all season. The visitors have clocked up nine and will aim  Full Article »
                      - , 26 Jan 13, 10:01am -
                    • Saturday’s Football Tipsters Tips: 26th Jan
                      Some games have been wiped out by the snow again so check the fixture list before placing your bet again today. Here’s the top tips from all the best (and  Full Article »
                      - , 26 Jan 13, 10:00am -
                    • Real Zaragoza Vs Espanyol – Live 19:00 Sky Sports
                      13th play 15th in an all mid-table affair on Saturday with Zaragoza picking up just four points from a possible last eighteen, and Espanyol picking up eleven points, only losing to Barcelona in  Full Article »
                      - , 26 Jan 13, 9:44am -
                    • Juventus v Genoa: Betting Tips
                      Juventus v Genoa – Serie A – Saturday 26 January 7:45pm Live on ESPN The fixture at the Juventus Stadium is an important one at both ends of the Serie  Full Article »
                      - , 25 Jan 13, 11:54pm -

                    Express & Star

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                      Aston Villa Blog

                      • Bolasie signing is a real statement of intent from Villa
                        Aston Villa confirmed the loan signing of Everton winger Yannick Bolasie on August 25 and revealed he will wear the number 11 shirt. The 29-year-old joined Everton from Crystal Palace in 2016 but had only gone on to make 23 Premier League starts due…
                        - 23 days ago, 27 Aug 18, 1:39pm -
                      • It’s hard to tell if Villa have started well or badly this season
                        Aston Villa are currently fourth in the Championship, unbeaten with nine points from five games this season, but supporters aren’t sure if they’re doing well or slightly underachieving. Being in a playoff spot so early into the campaign is certai…
                        - 24 days ago, 27 Aug 18, 10:40am -
                      • What a difference a month makes for Aston Villa
                        Aston Villa are currently third in the Championship table with a 100% record from their first two matches and supporters may be dreaming of promotion this season. It’s quite the turnaround, as a month ago Villa were facing a winding up order and th…
                        - 39 days ago, 12 Aug 18, 10:09am -
                      • ‘Let’s get to work’ – Grealish seals legendary status at Aston Villa
                        Aston Villa Jack Grealish endeared himself to supporters after handling speculation about his future in a mature fashion. Rather than releasing soundbites about his ambition to play in the Premier League and Champions League while loosely committing…
                        - 39 days ago, 11 Aug 18, 11:17pm -
                      • Woodburn arrival at Villa could seal Grealish’s exit
                        Aston Villa are being heavily linked with Liverpool winger Ben Woodburn, with the 18-year-old hot prospect close to joining the Midlands outfit on loan for the season. However, his arrival could mean an existing player leaves the club – Jack Greali…
                        - 51 days ago, 30 Jul 18, 5:21pm -
                      • Villa implementing Wolves’ recruitment strategy for promotion push this season
                        According to Alan Nixon of The Sun, Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce will have little say on the signings made this summer, with new owners Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens implementing a recruitment strategy that will see an agent work closely with the c…
                        - 52 days ago, 30 Jul 18, 1:19am -

                      Soccernet Blog

                      • The Lambert Project
                        Beware of false dawns? No need to remind Villa fans of the need for caution and patience as the new Premier League season approaches. Expectations have been firmly grounded after two bitterly disappointing campaigns – the last of which was just a…
                        - , 16 Aug 12, 12:07pm -
                      • In Lambert I Trust
                        I've kept a low profile for the past couple of weeks. I haven't been on holiday, I haven't been totally obsessed and engrossed with Euro 2012 - although I am enjoying it - and I haven't forgotten about the Villa.But here's the thing: I haven't forg…
                        - , 22 Jun 12, 2:53pm -
                      • Solskjaer says no; the search continues
                        So much for Solskjaer, and a swift conclusion to Villa's latest managerial search. Following the Norwegian's decision to withdraw himself from the running for the position as coach, seemingly before he had even been offered the position, concluded a…
                        - , 25 May 12, 2:38pm -
                      • McLeish Out: Villa Act Quickly
                        Direct, decisive and damning.Less than 12 hours after watching the 'highlights' of Villa's final match of the 2011-12 season, scowling at yet more defensive irresponsibility, player indifference and managerial culpability, before skulking off to be…
                        - , 14 May 12, 8:33pm -
                      • Safe, but no satisfaction
                        I don't personally know any Wigan fans, so I can only guess at how they were feeling over the past weekend.Triumphant? Jubilant? Proud? I'd guess at all three, and I can understand why. Their team looked doomed just a few short weeks ago, but inste…
                        - , 11 May 12, 12:44pm -
                      • Villa's relegation threat is real
                        Maybe now it's beginning to feel real. Villa could get relegated.I've been poor wind-up value over the last couple of months. Friends and colleagues - smug grins on their faces - have been falling over themselves to get the Villa jibes in; things a…
                        - , 26 Apr 12, 12:09pm -

                      Bill Howell's Blog

                      • Fare play: Villa's travelling army could get away travel subsidised
                        FARE play to Aston Villa, who are set to reward their travelling claret and blue army - by subsidising some of their away days this season. Between them the 20 Premier League clubs have set aside £4 million to improve...
                        - , 28 Aug 13, 10:58pm -
                      • Charles N'Zogbia could miss the start of Aston Villa's season
                        Exclusive by Mat Kendrick CHARLES N'Zogbia could miss the start of the season after getting injured on holiday - as Brett Holman looks to leave Villa for a club in Dubai. Villa are still waiting to determine the full extent...
                        - , 20 Jun 13, 7:57pm -
                      • Acorns and Aston Villa - the mutual appreciation society
                        ORDINARILY, Brad Guzan wouldn't burst out laughing when his scuffed goal-kick lands at the feet of an opposing striker who whacks it into net. But this is Acorns, the mutual appreciation society where brave children bring smiles to the...
                        - , 16 Nov 12, 11:10am -
                      • The Bucking Benteke
                        AS this great before and after picture of Chris Smalling's fate shows, Premier League defenders should think carefully before trying to take on the beast of Belgium. (Photo courtesy of the 'We Want Milner To Rejoin Aston Villa' Facebook...
                        - , 12 Nov 12, 2:07pm -
                      • Re-righting a Ron-g, Martin
                        HERE at the Birmingham Mail we would hate to be accused of "re-writing history" so in the interests of fairness we intend to correct a mistake we reported yesterday. In a story featuring quotes from Martin O'Neill, we printed...
                        - , 4 Nov 12, 1:12pm -
                      • Chicago Fire 0 Aston Villa 1
                        Mat Kendrick reports from Toyota Park THERE was ecstacy and agony for Gabby Agbonlahor as he scored Villa's winner over Chicago Fire - before being carried off on a stretcher here at Toyota Park. Agbonlahor's 29th minute bullet header...
                        - , 22 Jul 12, 2:28am -

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                      • Villa Park as I know it
                        Poster WittonWarrior reminisces about Villa Park.< < < read more > > >
                        - , 6 Apr 16, 1:23pm -
                      • Charlie Athersmith and the Umbrella
                        The thing with supporting the Villa is that the club is steeped in folklore, whether it be stories of gas lamps, the melting down of a lost FA Cup trophy or a star inter-war forward keeping chickens in his front room. The list can go on and on, but t…
                        - , 6 Apr 16, 12:51pm -
                      • New £5.136bn Premier League TV deal
                        Only leaves Thursday nights without it being on tv now... (sigh)< < more > >
                        - , 25 Feb 15, 1:08pm -
                      • Sporting Memories Network
                        Le Grand Depart, Grimsby Town, Huddersfield Town, Wigan Athletic, Everton, Warrington Wolves, Newcastle United, Wigan Warriors, Leeds Rhinos, Gloucestershire CCC, Leeds United, Sheffield United, Sheffield Wednesday, Bristol City, The MCC, Sunderland,…
                        - , 25 Feb 15, 12:38pm -
                      • AVFC Announcement
                        Aston Villa Football Club are delighted to announce the appointment of Tim Sherwood as our new manager.Tim, 46, joins after a long and successful coaching career with Tottenham, culminating a short but successful period as manager, and has agreed a..…
                        - , 11 Feb 15, 8:53pm -

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