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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 -

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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

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            EatSleepSport

            • Villa snub Potters' defender offer
              Aston Villa have rejected a £5million bid from Championship rivals Stoke City for defender James Chester.
              - 9 days ago, 14 Jul 18, 2:52pm -
            • Xia confirms Bruce backing
              Aston Villa owner Tony Xia is adamant manager Steve Bruce has his full backing amid concerns regarding the club's finances.
              - 14 days ago, 9 Jul 18, 12:46pm -
            • Reds want Villa star
              Liverpool are reported to have entered the running to sign Aston Villa playmaker Jack Grealish, who is also wanted by Tottenham.
              - 15 days ago, 8 Jul 18, 2:35pm -
            • Bruce loses Round as Villa cuts continue
              Steve Bruce will take more control of transfers after director of football Steve Round was sacked by Aston Villa.
              - 18 days ago, 4 Jul 18, 4:53pm -
            • Villa braced for Grealish bid
              Aston Villa are bracing themselves for more interest in Jack Grealish, with reports claiming Newcastle are lining up a bid.
              - 29 days ago, 24 Jun 18, 5:36am -
            • Villa defender linked with exit
              Aston Villa defender James Chester is being linked with a summer switch to Stoke City.
              - 37 days ago, 16 Jun 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

                • Does this mean new owners for Aston Villa?
                  A statement on the Club site tells us that businessman Nassef Sawiris’ group NNS and businessman Wes Edens, will immediately inject significant investment capital into the Club. That's pretty much all it says, but does this mean new owners too? T…
                  - 3 days ago, 20 Jul 18, 2:15pm -
                • Pre-season, new kit and the landscape gardener
                  It's been a couple of weeks since I've posted, mostly because I got caught up in the World Cup and summer and going out, instead of staying in and reading more nonsense about Aston Villa. I have noticed a few things though and well, it makes for good…
                  - 8 days ago, 15 Jul 18, 9:23am -
                • Time for a miracle, something from Twitter and red flags
                  Things don't look good and as every day passes, it's getting worse. I was under the impression that things would move quite quickly a couple of weeks ago, but it turns out our owner is not only a fool, but a stubborn fool. It's not a good mix. And…
                  - 21 days ago, 2 Jul 18, 11:00am -
                • Fake Doctor, too easy, news from the last week and the deluded
                  It's Sunday and England are about to kick-off so I thought I'd write a post to criticise the owner. I mean, he's got it coming right? Talk is he's asking for £40mn for a minority stake. Offer him £100mn and you can have the entire Club. I don't…
                  - 29 days ago, 24 Jun 18, 12:48pm -
                • CEO is gone, losing face and doing the honourable thing
                  So, it's now confirmed that the CEO has left the company. What isn't confirmed is that he's going to sue for constructive dismissal. But if he did and the Club lost, that's even more money they have to pay out. Or should that be that is even more mon…
                  - 41 days ago, 12 Jun 18, 1:12pm -
                • Goodbye Tony Xia, your future lies beyond the yellow brick road
                  You know, it might very well be that our owner is a multi-billionaire and that he really can't get his money out of China. And even though experts, commentators and Professors tell us that that isn't actually the case and that controls have been loos…
                  - 43 days ago, 10 Jun 18, 6:59am -

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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 -

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                        • Xia following same footsteps as Lerner, statement lays bare Villa’s problems
                          Aston Villa owner Dr Tony Xia hasn’t addressed supporters on social media directly since June 27. Previously, the Chinese businessman couldn’t go more than a day or two without posting updates about new developments at Villa Park, but it seems he…
                          - 5 days ago, 17 Jul 18, 8:50pm -
                        • Aston Villa’s transfer business on hold until Xia can free up funds
                          Aston Villa have put their transfer business on hold this summer until chairman Dr Tony Xia can correct their financial problems, according to latest reports. The Villans recently missed a tax payment which saw them in danger of a winding-up order fr…
                          - 26 days ago, 26 Jun 18, 5:24pm -
                        • Are Aston Villa resigned to losing Jack Grealish?
                          Aston Villa will employ dramatic cost-cutting measures this summer to try and rectify their financial situation which could result in their best asset, Jack Grealish, being sold. After failing to gain promotion from the Championship this summer, the…
                          - 32 days ago, 21 Jun 18, 10:41am -
                        • Agbonlahor finally departs as Aston Villa submit released list
                          Long-serving forward Gabriel Agbonlahor has finally exited Villa Park after Aston Villa submitted their released list to the Championship. The 31-year-old rose through the youth ranks to the first-team in 2005 and went on to make 391 appearances in a…
                          - 36 days ago, 16 Jun 18, 7:13pm -
                        • Aston Villa in meltdown and face an uncertain future
                          Aston Villa have had an eventful few weeks, losing in the Championship playoff final to Fulham, dealing with rumours that chairman Tony Xai was looking to cut his losses and run, while having a manager unaware of his future at the club. Things have s…
                          - 47 days ago, 5 Jun 18, 6:21pm -
                        • Aston Villa confirm John Terry has left the club
                          Aston Villa have confirmed the departure of centre-back John Terry. The 37-year-old joined from Chelsea last summer and made 36 appearances in all competitions for the Midlands outfit as they reached the Championship playoff final, ultimately losing…
                          - 53 days ago, 31 May 18, 12:11pm -

                        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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