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BBC

  • Villa loan Cissokho to Olympiakos
    Aston Villa loan defender Aly Cissokho to Greek Super League side Olympiakos for the remainder of the season.
    - 2 days ago, 16 Jan 17, 2:51pm -
  • Villa the club 'everyone wants to beat'
    Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce says any signings must "handle" the pressure of being at a club "everyone wants to beat".
    - 2 days ago, 16 Jan 17, 1:17pm -
  • Four-goal strikers, derbies & new jobs
    James Vaughan goes goal crazy, new managers have mixed fortunes in their new jobs and one side makes it lucky 13.
    - 4 days ago, 14 Jan 17, 8:28pm -
  • Football pays tribute to Taylor
    Watford salute the club's "greatest manager" as tributes are paid at matches across the country to ex-England boss Graham Taylor after his death at 72.
    - 4 days ago, 14 Jan 17, 8:05pm -
  • Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa
    Joe Mason's strike is the difference as Wolves beat Aston Villa, on a night tributes are paid to Graham Taylor.
    - 4 days ago, 14 Jan 17, 7:41pm -
  • Villa loan keeper Gollini to Atalanta
    Aston Villa loan out Italian goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini to Serie A side Atalanta.
    - 5 days ago, 13 Jan 17, 12:03pm -

Sky Sports

  • Cissokho set for Olympiakos loan
    Aston Villa's French defender Aly Cissokho arrived in Greece on Sunday to finalise his loan move to Olympiakos.
    - 3 days ago, 15 Jan 17, 8:40pm -
  • Wolves edge out Villa
    Joe Mason’s first-half goal secured Wolves a maiden home win over Midlands rivals Aston Villa in almost four decades.
    - 4 days ago, 14 Jan 17, 7:50pm -
  • Champ: Toon seize on Brighton slip
    Daryl Murphy’s first league goal for Newcastle was decisive as they beat Brentford 2-1 to return to the top of the Sky Bet Championship table.
    - 4 days ago, 14 Jan 17, 4:13pm -
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    - 5 days ago, 13 Jan 17, 3:08pm -
  • Wenger pays tribute to Taylor
    Arsene Wenger said the death of Graham Taylor marked "a very sad day for English football" as tributes continued to pour in for the former England manager.
    - 5 days ago, 13 Jan 17, 12:26pm -
  • Predictor: Toon to miss out on title
    Newcastle United have just a 37 per cent chance of winning the Sky Bet Championship title, according to Sky Sports’ Predictor.
    - 5 days ago, 13 Jan 17, 11:42am -

Guardian

  • 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

    Daily Mail

    Goal.com

    Selectabet Forum

    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 -

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            Vital Football

            • Taylor Tribute Set For Preston
              Taylor Tribute Set For PrestonVitalfootball: Aston Villa: 17/01/2017 15:56:00With Aston Villa marking the passing of Graham Taylor in last weekend's match against Wolverhampton Wanderers, a special tribute is also planned...
              - 18 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 3:56pm -
            • FAYC - Broxbourne Tie Confirmed
              FAYC - Broxbourne Tie ConfirmedVitalfootball: Aston Villa: 17/01/2017 15:51:00Aston Villa's FA Youth Cup tie against Broxbourne Borough in the fifth round has now had the details confirmed.
              - 18 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 3:51pm -
            • Green Pleased With Bruce Praise
              Green Pleased With Bruce PraiseVitalfootball: Aston Villa: 17/01/2017 15:46:00Andre Green has spoken of the boost he got personally from manager Steve Bruce's post game comments after the Wolverhampton Wanderers loss.
              - 18 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 3:46pm -
            • U23s - Aston Villa 0-0 Middlesbrough
              U23s - Aston Villa 0-0 MiddlesbroughVitalfootball: Aston Villa: 17/01/2017 15:41:00Aston Villa hosted our Middlesbrough Under 23 counterparts yesterday evening at Villa Park and despite numerous chances and a missed penalty we came out with a point…
              - 18 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 3:41pm -
            • Riley Explains Postponements
              Riley Explains PostponementsVitalfootball: Aston Villa: 16/01/2017 19:45:00It doesn't happen often in the Premier League or Championship thesedays, but League's 1 & 2 still suffer the odd postponement owing to the weather and Mike Riley...
              - 2 days ago, 16 Jan 17, 7:45pm -

            Birmingham Post

            The Villa Blog

            • At Wolves and sometimes things are more important
              We can't lost today because I don't want that excuse for a manager, living off a fairly average career with one high point, given to him because he got lucky, thinking he's moved on to better things. Nobody of any sense in the game will think he has,…
              - 4 days ago, 14 Jan 17, 7:30am -
            • FA Cup at Spurs, no January speculation and Hepburn-Murphy
              I'm a firm believer that football is about winning and because of that belief, some consider me a romantic. But today, it wont bother me if we don't win. Sure, I want to win and winning the FA Cup would be lovely, but the priority has to be the Leagu…
              - 10 days ago, 8 Jan 17, 9:27am -
            • Well, that wasn't a great start and in other news
              I wanted to write something yesterday and even after the match, but I couldn't bring myself to do it and be happy. I convinced myself that we have the right manager and we do, but that our board made the wrong decision when appointing the previous ma…
              - 13 days ago, 5 Jan 17, 1:37pm -
            • At Cardiff, it all starts today, updates and team news
              I started the post with something about Cardiff, then realised it's a new year and I should wish you all a happy new year. I could also mention that 2016 wasn't a good year for us, you know with relegation and all that, but I prefer to look on why 20…
              - 16 days ago, 2 Jan 17, 9:20am -
            • A point against Leeds, the football and January
              I'm not worried that we're not going to finish in a play-off place. I'm a little disappointed that I'm starting to accept we're not going to finish in an automatic place. But there is still time and I accept that it's not the fault of the manager tha…
              - 19 days ago, 30 Dec 16, 11:51am -
            • Leeds at Villa Park, McCormack to eat and the chart
              Someone made a comment that I always post after a win. So I didn't after Burton Albion, just to make a point. But it also didn't feel like a win, if you know what I mean. I'm not complaining, I've long written that I'd take a boring 1-0 win every day…
              - 20 days ago, 29 Dec 16, 10:26am -

            Next Match Odds

            Birmingham Mail

            Sunday Mercury

            Express & Star

            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 -

              Aston Villa Views (Blog)

              Aston Villa Mad (Blog)

              Aston Villa @ Blogs FC

                Selectabet (Sponsored)

                • 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

                Villa Talk

                  A Villa Fan (Blog)

                  Aston Villa Blog

                  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 -

                  Heroes & Villains

                  • 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 -

                  Mr Fixit's Tips (Sponsored)

                  • Jan 18: Jordan’s Sports Tips & Chat
                    ANDY MURRAY’S back in action at the Australian Open this morning as he faces big-hitting Russian Andrey Rublev. Murray is no bigger than 1-41 at Marathonbet and should win 3-0 which pays 2-7 with the same firm. Holder Novak Djokovic started with a…
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                  • Jan 18: Mr Fixit’s Top Tips
                    MY only bet was a Top Treble last night and all night it looked like it was going to be beaten by no goals at Lincoln. The non-league side eventually made the breakthrough but I was on btts and anyway AC Milan threw away a 2-0 lead against Bologna to…
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                  • Jan 18: Johnb’s Racing Tips & Chat
                    JOHNB had no Tuesday tips so no damage done. There were plenty of winners though from the regulars so well done to everyone. Johnb is 31.75pts down for the month and yesterday posted two antepost tips for Saturday. Johnb’s Wednesday Tips Lingfield…
                    - 12 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 9:32pm -
                  • Golf: Ace’s Career Builder Challenge Tips
                    LA QUINTA, California is the host for this year’s Career Builders Challenge where low scores are expected. The desert course though has a forecast of rain, temperatures in the 50s and the wind could blow a bit so who knows how this will go. Also wi…
                    - 16 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 6:16pm -
                  • Golf: Ace’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship Tips
                    THE European Tour travels from South Africa to the Middle East for the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship and even with the late withdrawal of Rory McIlroy there is still a strong field with quite a few playing their first tournament of the year. Among them…
                    - 16 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 6:10pm -
                  • Jan 17: The Saint Greg Browning’s Tips
                    GREG posted his shortlist last night and unusually for the goals king he has decided to go for a win double. He says: “Qatar are much improved in recent years and have some notable wins against much stronger footballing nations. They don’t lose m…
                    - 21 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 1:00pm -