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      Sky Sports


      • 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 -


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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 -


          The Offside



            • Smith admits to tricky derby prep
              Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has admitted preparations for the clash with Birmingham have been hampered by the international break.
              - 1 day ago, 13 Nov 18, 7:09am -
            • Villa expect loan stars to stay
              Aston Villa expect Chelsea and Manchester United to allow Tammy Abraham and Axel Tuanzebe to stay until the end of the season.
              - 3 days ago, 11 Nov 18, 7:00pm -
            • Smith wants more from Villa
              Aston Villa claimed a 2-0 victory over Bolton in the Championship on Friday but boss Dean Smith still expects more from his side.
              - 11 days ago, 3 Nov 18, 12:57pm -
            • Smith provides injury update
              Dean Smith says he is positive about the fitness of both Yannick Bolasie and Tammy Abraham ahead of Friday's game at Queens Park Rangers.
              - 20 days ago, 25 Oct 18, 1:41pm -
            • Smith ponders deal for free agent
              Dean Smith is considering whether or not to offer defender James Collins a short-term contract at Aston Villa.
              - 28 days ago, 17 Oct 18, 4:12pm -
            • Terry reveals managerial timeline
              John Terry has revealed that he hopes to become a manager in "four or five years" after being named assistant boss at Aston Villa.
              - 29 days ago, 16 Oct 18, 4:19pm -



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                Vital Football

                • 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

                • Three points at Derby, Bolasie and McGinn
                  For a while now, there hasn't been much reason to write a post the day after a match. But after yesterday, it feels appropriate to mention that the performance yesterday was the best we've had all season. I don't think it's a coincidence that the m…
                  - 3 days ago, 11 Nov 18, 10:28am -
                • At Derby tomorrow, praise for Dean Smith
                  Last time out the manager had almost a week with the players and now he's had another one. And this weekend is a test because Derby are seven points ahead of us and playing some fairly decent football or so I'm told. I say that, because I'm not sur…
                  - 5 days ago, 9 Nov 18, 12:08pm -
                • It's going to be fun and Bolton tonight
                  I do quite like Friday night football. Don't get me wrong, Saturday at 3pm is where it's at, but it does free up the weekend and means I can watch someone else at 3pm on Saturday and that's always fun. Remember, football is the sport and Aston Villa…
                  - 12 days ago, 2 Nov 18, 12:59pm -
                • An important week for Dean Smith and another Friday night match
                  So, here we are. A new manager, one that many wanted and things not working out as they expected. Three games in and one win isn't what any of us were hoping for but it was six days and three matches. What did you all expect? I know this doesn't ne…
                  - 16 days ago, 29 Oct 18, 9:18am -
                • It's about tonight, Christmas and the pub
                  I didn't want to write anything after the match against Norwich because nothing needed to be written by me. It's the managers second match after less than a week in the job and things are going to take time. And that isn't me saying that tonight do…
                  - 19 days ago, 26 Oct 18, 12:04pm -
                • Off to a flyer and it's all go again at Norwich tomorrow
                  One game and from what I understand one training session is too early to judge anyone. I had one game of FIFA19 and won, that doesn't mean I'm the King of FIFA even if I am. It means things happened as they were supposed to happen. But I guess I'm…
                  - 23 days ago, 22 Oct 18, 7:33am -

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                Aston Villa Fan (Blog)

                  Aston Villa Central (Blog)

                  • 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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