Joleon Lescott

Latest stories

38m
birminghammail
Watch fans from the Villa View say farewell to the Premier Leaguefrom the top flight. There’s plenty of love for Ian Taylor, a surprise call on
Watch fans from the Villa View say farewell to the Premier League
birminghammail / Posted 38 minutes ago
from the top flight. There’s plenty of love for Ian Taylor, a surprise call on Matt’s bench and shockingly no place for Joleon Lescott. The Villa View was the brainchild of Villa fan Dan Rolinson and he brought together popular Twitter accounts... Read more
23h
Manchester Evening News
Guardiola MUST meet Stones' price-tagthis summer The issue has been in finding a worthy partner for him - which has
Guardiola MUST meet Stones' price-tag
Manchester Evening News / Posted 23 hours ago
this summer The issue has been in finding a worthy partner for him - which has proved a lengthy and expensive process. Joleon Lescott looked over-priced when signed for £22m in 2009 - but the former England international could arguably be... Read more
1d
express
Premier League 2015/16 transfer flopsloan after half a season, the Frenchman was an unquestionable flop at Newcastle
Premier League 2015/16 transfer flops
express / Posted yesterday
loan after half a season, the Frenchman was an unquestionable flop at Newcastle and fans were not be sorry to see him go Joleon Lescott - Joleon Lescott (£1m from West Bromwich Albion): Lescott compounded a horrendous season at Aston Villa by... Read more
4d
birminghammail
Football Focus presenter takes a cheeky swipe at Aston Villa starFootball Focus presenter Dan Walker took a cheeky pop at Aston Villa defender J
Football Focus presenter takes a cheeky swipe at Aston Villa star
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
Football Focus presenter Dan Walker took a cheeky pop at Aston Villa defender Joleon Lescott today after a series of accidental tweets from his phone. The tweets started with the words 'Ggggggghhhhhhj' and 'Ttttttttttttttttttttttt@'. Rather than it... Read more
4d
birminghammail
RDM should call defender's bluff to test his Villa commitmentwas in caretaker charge. Gregg Evans on Villa's fixture list In fairness to O
RDM should call defender's bluff to test his Villa commitment
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
was in caretaker charge. Gregg Evans on Villa's fixture list In fairness to Okore, Black drove me up the wall, so seeing Joleon Lescott et al picked ahead of him at centre half with his horror performances and questionable attitude probably saw... Read more
42 related stories
5d
birminghammail
Why Villa fans have already forgotten but not forgiven Eric Blackwhat being a 'supporter' is supposed to be about. Black could have stopped tha
Why Villa fans have already forgotten but not forgiven Eric Black
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
what being a 'supporter' is supposed to be about. Black could have stopped that. He chose to continue with Leandro Bacuna, Joleon Lescott, Micah Richards and Brad Guzan after Villa Park had spoken. And spoken louder and more angrily than it had for... Read more
6d
Liverpool Echo
Everton set to make transfer splash like Man City with big name signingsto stiffen the resolve of Mansour who embarked on a summer spend the likes the
Everton set to make transfer splash like Man City with big name signings
Liverpool Echo / Posted 6 days ago
to stiffen the resolve of Mansour who embarked on a summer spend the likes the Premier League had not seen. Everton lost Joleon Lescott in acrimonious circumstances but banked £22m for the defender while mega-bucks City also swooped for Carlos... Read more
6d
HITC Sport
Following Tommy Elphick’s arrival Aston Villa should sell this 25-year-oldthe weak Villa back line but it will also give the club a chance to dispense wi
Following Tommy Elphick’s arrival Aston Villa should sell this 25-year-old
HITC Sport / Posted 6 days ago
the weak Villa back line but it will also give the club a chance to dispense with the services of the much maligned Joleon Lescott. While fans will be hopeful that the arrival of Elphick results in the exit of Lescott, Villa should instead... Read more
42 related stories
6d
birminghammail
New signing Tommy Elphick is the ideal captainjust turn out that the 28-year-old is one of the club’s most important signings
New signing Tommy Elphick is the ideal captain
birminghammail / Posted 6 days ago
just turn out that the 28-year-old is one of the club’s most important signings this summer. Last term Micah Richards and Joleon Lescott both captained the side at various times but the pair were booed by supporters towards the end of the... Read more
42 related stories
6d
HITC Sport
Aston Villa fans react on Twitter as Roberto Di Matteo makes his first signingthe Championship experience and leadership qualities that Villa need, with othe
Aston Villa fans react on Twitter as Roberto Di Matteo makes his first signing
HITC Sport / Posted 6 days ago
the Championship experience and leadership qualities that Villa need, with others thinking that defender Micah Richards and Joleon Lescott will now be leaving after Elphick's arrival. The general feeling amongst fans is that Villa have made a... Read more
42 related stories
7d
HITC Sport
Tony Xia explains what he's told Di Matteo about selling Villa players move on some of the current playing squad given how poorly they performed in th
Tony Xia explains what he's told Di Matteo about selling Villa players
HITC Sport / Posted 7 days ago
move on some of the current playing squad given how poorly they performed in the Premier League last season. Aston Villa's Joleon Lescott, Ciaran Clark, Alan Hutton, Ashley Westwood and Mark Bunn And Xia says he has told his new manager to move on... Read more
9d
birminghammail
Tony Xia: Roberto Di Matteo has to get rid of the bad players at Aston Villatrouble for his off-field conduct last season, while there were also incidents
Tony Xia: Roberto Di Matteo has to get rid of the bad players at Aston Villa
birminghammail / Posted 9 days ago
trouble for his off-field conduct last season, while there were also incidents involving Jack Grealish. Brad Guzan and Joleon Lescott angered fans for playing a game involving chewing gum while substitutes during Villa's 1-1 FA Cup draw at... Read more
17 related stories
10d
HITC Sport
Aston Villa defender admits sleepless nightsrecovery — All the things you need to prepare yourself for the game coming up,
Aston Villa defender admits sleepless nights
HITC Sport / Posted 10 days ago
recovery — All the things you need to prepare yourself for the game coming up, which I feel I have done.” Aston Villa's Joleon Lescott, Ciaran Clark, Alan Hutton, Ashley Westwood and Mark Bunn Of course he will also be used to some sleepless... Read more
10d
avillafan
Keep Clark at the corecentre back played 23 times last season, at times playing second fiddle to the
Keep Clark at the core
avillafan / Posted 10 days ago
centre back played 23 times last season, at times playing second fiddle to the hopeless partnership of Micah Richards and Joleon Lescott. With Richards and Lescott both expected to leave before the start of the 2016-17 season, Clark will become... Read more
10d
birminghammail
The latest news, views and rumoursat Ashton Gate and helped them survive the threat of relegation. If and when E
The latest news, views and rumours
birminghammail / Posted 10 days ago
at Ashton Gate and helped them survive the threat of relegation. If and when Elphick arrives at Villa Park, he will join Joleon Lescott, Micah Richards, Jores Okore and Ciaran Clark in the heart of defence. While Roberto Di Matteo has promised... Read more
73 related stories
10d
TEAMTalk
Di Matteo tells Villa bad boys: Obey me, or you're offwas banished from the first teamfor clubbing in Manchester following a 4-0 defe
Di Matteo tells Villa bad boys: Obey me, or you're off
TEAMTalk / Posted 10 days ago
was banished from the first teamfor clubbing in Manchester following a 4-0 defeat to Everton in November. Brad Guzan and Joleon Lescott also angered fans for playing a game involving chewing gum while substitutes during Villa’s 1-1 FA Cup draw... Read more
17 related stories
10d
Express and Star
Roberto Di Matteo will rule the roost at Villa « Express & Stardressing room culture at Villa Park after a string of off-field incidents last
Roberto Di Matteo will rule the roost at Villa « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 10 days ago
dressing room culture at Villa Park after a string of off-field incidents last term. Gabby Agbonlahor, Jack Grealish and Joleon Lescott were among several players who made headlines for the wrong reasons at various points of the campaign. And Di... Read more
17 related stories
10d
birminghammail
Defensive trio in demand; striker bid reported and rejected; your Okore thoughtsat Ashton Gate and helped them survive the threat of relegation. If and when E
Defensive trio in demand; striker bid reported and rejected; your Okore thoughts
birminghammail / Posted 10 days ago
at Ashton Gate and helped them survive the threat of relegation. If and when Elphick arrives at Villa Park, he will join Joleon Lescott, Micah Richards, Jores Okore and Ciaran Clark in the heart of defence. While Roberto Di Matteo has promised... Read more
17 related stories
10d
Super Sport
Di Matteo warns players to obey team ruleshours after a 4-0 loss at Everton in November, missing two Premier League games
Di Matteo warns players to obey team rules
Super Sport / Posted 10 days ago
hours after a 4-0 loss at Everton in November, missing two Premier League games. Goalkeeper Brad Guzan and defender Joleon Lescott also angered fans for playing a game involving chewing gum on the bench as Villa were held to a 1-1 draw with... Read more
17 related stories
10d
Channel NewsAsia
Villa boss Di Matteo warns players to obey team ruleshours after a 4-0 loss at Everton in November, missing two Premier League games
Villa boss Di Matteo warns players to obey team rules
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
hours after a 4-0 loss at Everton in November, missing two Premier League games. Goalkeeper Brad Guzan and defender Joleon Lescott also angered fans for playing a game involving chewing gum on the bench as Villa were held to a 1-1 draw with... Read more
17 related stories
10d
The Star
Villa boss Di Matteo warns players to obey team ruleshours after a 4-0 loss at Everton in November, missing two Premier League games
Villa boss Di Matteo warns players to obey team rules
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
hours after a 4-0 loss at Everton in November, missing two Premier League games. Goalkeeper Brad Guzan and defender Joleon Lescott also angered fans for playing a game involving chewing gum on the bench as Villa were held to a 1-1 draw with... Read more
17 related stories
10d
birminghammail
RDM's no nonsense warning to players will delight Villa fanstrouble for his off-field conduct last season, while there were also incidents
RDM's no nonsense warning to players will delight Villa fans
birminghammail / Posted 10 days ago
trouble for his off-field conduct last season, while there were also incidents involving Jack Grealish. Brad Guzan and Joleon Lescott angered fans for playing a game involving chewing gum while substitutes during Villa's 1-1 FA Cup draw at... Read more
17 related stories
10d
VillaMAD
Roberto Di Matteo issues warning to new Aston Villa playerswas banished from the first team for clubbing in Manchester following a 4-0 def
Roberto Di Matteo issues warning to new Aston Villa players
VillaMAD / Posted 10 days ago
was banished from the first team for clubbing in Manchester following a 4-0 defeat to Everton in November. Brad Guzan and Joleon Lescott also angered fans for playing a game involving chewing gum while substitutes during Villa's 1-1 FA Cup draw... Read more
17 related stories
10d
Football.co.uk
Roberto Di Matteo issues warning to new Aston Villa playerswas banished from the first team for clubbing in Manchester following a 4-0 def
Roberto Di Matteo issues warning to new Aston Villa players
Football.co.uk / Posted 10 days ago
was banished from the first team for clubbing in Manchester following a 4-0 defeat to Everton in November. Brad Guzan and Joleon Lescott also angered fans for playing a game involving chewing gum while substitutes during Villa's 1-1 FA Cup draw... Read more
73 related stories
10d
Belfast Telegraph
Roberto Di Matteo issues warning to new Aston Villa playerswas banished from the first team for clubbing in Manchester following a 4-0 def
Roberto Di Matteo issues warning to new Aston Villa players
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
was banished from the first team for clubbing in Manchester following a 4-0 defeat to Everton in November. Brad Guzan and Joleon Lescott also angered fans for playing a game involving chewing gum while substitutes during Villa's 1-1 FA Cup draw... Read more
17 related stories
11d
birminghammail
Stiliyan Petrov's fighting to get fit; Blues badge bodge; Tommy Elphick lowdownhis arrival would probably pave the way for at least one departure from the cen
Stiliyan Petrov's fighting to get fit; Blues badge bodge; Tommy Elphick lowdown
birminghammail / Posted 11 days ago
his arrival would probably pave the way for at least one departure from the central defensive department. Whether that is Joleon Lescott, Micah Richards, Jores Okore or Ciaran Clark remains to be seen. Di Matteo is keeping an open mind about the... Read more
4 related stories
11d
birminghammail
Villa blog: After six years of misery, we deserve this week to be optimisticstart of the season whomever is good enough for Di Matteo will have to be good
Villa blog: After six years of misery, we deserve this week to be optimistic
birminghammail / Posted 11 days ago
start of the season whomever is good enough for Di Matteo will have to be good enough for the fans. I include the likes of Joleon Lescott and Leandro Bacuna in that statement. I have been as against them as any Villa fan, but we need a united front... Read more
73 related stories
11d
birminghammail
Stiliyan Petrov's fighting to get fit; Blues badge bodge; Tommy Elphick lowdownhis arrival would probably pave the way for at least one departure from the cen
Stiliyan Petrov's fighting to get fit; Blues badge bodge; Tommy Elphick lowdown
birminghammail / Posted 11 days ago
his arrival would probably pave the way for at least one departure from the central defensive department. Whether that is Joleon Lescott, Micah Richards, Jores Okore or Ciaran Clark remains to be seen. Di Matteo is keeping an open mind about the... Read more
4 related stories
12d
birminghammail
All you need to know about Roberto's expected first Villa signinghis arrival would probably pave the way for at least one departure from the cen
All you need to know about Roberto's expected first Villa signing
birminghammail / Posted 12 days ago
his arrival would probably pave the way for at least one departure from the central defensive department. Whether that is Joleon Lescott, Micah Richards, Jores Okore or Ciaran Clark remains to be seen. Di Matteo is keeping an open mind about the... Read more
4 related stories
12d
Irish Examiner
Wedding is icing on the cake for Premier League player Stephen Irelandformer England player Emile Heskey, retired England striker Darius Vassell, and
Wedding is icing on the cake for Premier League player Stephen Ireland
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
former England player Emile Heskey, retired England striker Darius Vassell, and Aston Villa stars Micah Richards and Joleon Lescott. Ireland said of seeing his bride in her Suzanne Neville gown: “I was absolutely gobsmacked at how beautiful... Read more
13d
HITC Sport
Aston Villa might have a fantastic way to get rid of their unwanted players(L) celebrates scoring their second goal with Idrissa Gueye and Jordan Veretout
Aston Villa might have a fantastic way to get rid of their unwanted players
HITC Sport / Posted 13 days ago
(L) celebrates scoring their second goal with Idrissa Gueye and Jordan Veretout Yet with players like Micah Richards, Joleon Lescott, and Gabby Agbonlahor on high wages in comparison to their performances last season, getting rid of them may... Read more
14d
avillafan
Four targetswhole defence needs restructuring and new men are bound to come in. To form a n
Four targets
avillafan / Posted 14 days ago
whole defence needs restructuring and new men are bound to come in. To form a new defence, Di Matteo will need a leader. Joleon Lescott will hopefully not be at the club come the start of the 2016-17 season and it is as yet unclear which... Read more
14d
HITC Sport
Popular Premier League striker would be astute signing for Villa or LeedsChampionship is an unforgiving division and experience is needed, and important
Popular Premier League striker would be astute signing for Villa or Leeds
HITC Sport / Posted 14 days ago
Championship is an unforgiving division and experience is needed, and importantly Crouch is unlikely to replicate Joleon Lescott and Micah Richards, with his attitude always positive and likely to become a popular figure in a currently... Read more
16d
Daily Mirror
A history of England's opening game Euro nightmaresold: England drew with France last time out England again took the lead in the
A history of England's opening game Euro nightmares
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
old: England drew with France last time out England again took the lead in their opening game, but couldn’t hold out for the vital win. Joleon Lescott was the unlikely hero, but Sami Nasri scored from outside the box to level in... Read more
17d
Manchester Evening News
Guardiola needs Stones AND Laporteof defence has proved one of the most problematic areas for City in recent year
Guardiola needs Stones AND Laporte
Manchester Evening News / Posted 17 days ago
of defence has proved one of the most problematic areas for City in recent years - despite in excess of £100m spent on Joleon Lescott, Matija Nastasic, Mangala and Otamendi combined. It would cost close to that to land Stones and Laporte - but... Read more
18d
birminghammail
Aston Villa Q & A: Takeover, striker target & Villa's unwantedsback end of the season, so he has got a lot to prove, but I think the Champions
Aston Villa Q & A: Takeover, striker target & Villa's unwanteds
birminghammail / Posted 18 days ago
back end of the season, so he has got a lot to prove, but I think the Championship will be a lot easier for him.What about Joleon Lescott? Gregg: Similar situation. He has clubs interested in him in the MLS and I think Besiktas in Turkey are also... Read more
2 related stories
18d
avillafan
Could Di Matteo make our young guns flourish?count themselves lucky to even be considered for another chance to pull on the
Could Di Matteo make our young guns flourish?
avillafan / Posted 18 days ago
count themselves lucky to even be considered for another chance to pull on the famous claret and blue. Micah Richards, Joleon Lescott, Charles N’Zogbia and Leandro Bacuna are expected to be the first ones out of the door at Villa Park after... Read more
18d
birminghammail
Aston Villa gossip: Lescott latest? The players linked so farwho is from Nottingham, is no stranger to Notts boss John Sheridan, having play
Aston Villa gossip: Lescott latest? The players linked so far
birminghammail / Posted 18 days ago
who is from Nottingham, is no stranger to Notts boss John Sheridan, having played under him at Chesterfield. Aston Villa's Joleon Lescott after relegation was confirmed at Manchester United Lescott on the way? Internet rumours were doing the... Read more
2 related stories
19d
Squawka
Aston Villa eye move for Crystal Palace 25-yr-old this summermade several high-profile signings in last summer’s transfer window, but some o
Aston Villa eye move for Crystal Palace 25-yr-old this summer
Squawka / Posted 19 days ago
made several high-profile signings in last summer’s transfer window, but some of them – most notably Micah Richards and Joleon Lescott – struggled to make the desired impact. The Villa hierarchy will be aware that bouncing back to the Premier... Read more
20d
Liverpool Echo
Can Koeman end Everton's Dutch disappointment?exit door, next up was John Heitinga on transfer deadline day September 1, 2009
Can Koeman end Everton's Dutch disappointment?
Liverpool Echo / Posted 20 days ago
exit door, next up was John Heitinga on transfer deadline day September 1, 2009 in a £6.2million deal with the last of the Joleon Lescott money after Sylvain Distin and Diniyar Bilyaletinov had also arrived. Indeed following Heitinga's signing,... Read more
22d
birminghammail
Birmingham Mail Football RECAP: The latest news, views and rumoursblogger Jake Jones reckons the current answer to Paul Lambert’s “bomb squad” co
Birmingham Mail Football RECAP: The latest news, views and rumours
birminghammail / Posted 22 days ago
blogger Jake Jones reckons the current answer to Paul Lambert’s “bomb squad” could play a part at the club next season. Joleon Lescott, Leandro Bacuna and Gabby Agbonlahor were among a number of players who were booed at some point by the... Read more
122 related stories
22d
birminghammail
Could the present-day bomb squad actually thrive in the Championship?keen on them. Aston Villa players look dejected after the final day defeat at
Could the present-day bomb squad actually thrive in the Championship?
birminghammail / Posted 22 days ago
keen on them. Aston Villa players look dejected after the final day defeat at Arsenal I’m talking about the likes of Joleon Lescott, Micah Richards and Gabby Agbonlahor. They didn’t show up last season and caused rifts with... Read more
22d
Liverpool Echo
Football Echoes: Want-away Everton striker Latchford told he was staying putEverton's move for Joleon Lescott hit a switch with the Blues having some conce
Football Echoes: Want-away Everton striker Latchford told he was staying put
Liverpool Echo / Posted 22 days ago
Everton's move for Joleon Lescott hit a switch with the Blues having some concerns over the results of a stringent medical. The fee with Wolverhampton Wanderers and personal terms for the defender had been agreed but question marks remained over the... Read more
23d
birminghammail
What happens after Roberto Di Matteo's squad assessment?on the players who were booed by home supporters towards the end of last season
What happens after Roberto Di Matteo's squad assessment?
birminghammail / Posted 23 days ago
on the players who were booed by home supporters towards the end of last season. Taunts were aimed in the direction of Joleon Lescott, Gabby Agbonlahor, Micah Richards, Brad Guzan, and Leandro Bacuna following relegation from the Premier League... Read more
23d
birminghammail
15 key issues Roberto Di Matteo must addressto go After a season of such disappointment, Villa’s flops are lucky they’re s
15 key issues Roberto Di Matteo must address
birminghammail / Posted 23 days ago
to go After a season of such disappointment, Villa’s flops are lucky they’re still living off their lucrative contracts. Joleon Lescott, Micah Richards, and Gabby Agbonlahor were among the worst performers last term while Jordan Veretout, Leandro... Read more
122 related stories
24d
express
Roberto Di Matteo unveils Aston Villa masterplan as fans demand squad overhaulthree wins all season. Disgraced skipper Gabriel Agbonlahor, banned by the clu
Roberto Di Matteo unveils Aston Villa masterplan as fans demand squad overhaul
express / Posted 24 days ago
three wins all season. Disgraced skipper Gabriel Agbonlahor, banned by the club last term for his off-field antics, and Joleon Lescott, who was blasted by fans for boasting about his wealth as the side slid towards the drop, are top of the... Read more
122 related stories
24d
Southampton FC
2015/16 Season Review: Decemberthis contest but ended up salvaging a point instead of toasting all three. The
2015/16 Season Review: December
Southampton FC / Posted 24 days ago
this contest but ended up salvaging a point instead of toasting all three. They fell behind just before half-time when Joleon Lescott popped up with a surprise goal from a corner at the end of an opening 45 minutes where the league’s bottom... Read more
25d
Express and Star
Wolves flashback: Decorated international stars « Express & Starhave represented the club at either a World Cup or a European Championships, wh
Wolves flashback: Decorated international stars « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 25 days ago
have represented the club at either a World Cup or a European Championships, while academy graduates Robbie Keane and Joleon Lescott - and now Wayne Hennessey - have done so after leaving Wolves. Wolves correspondent Tim Spiers takes a look... Read more
27d
Football365
Barkley not fat, just exhaustedwindow. He bangs the drums Danny Mills, September 2012: “Now we have the like
Barkley not fat, just exhausted
Football365 / Posted 27 days ago
window. He bangs the drums Danny Mills, September 2012: “Now we have the likes of (Gary) Cahill, Phil Jagielka and (Joleon) Lescott. None of them have the experience at club or international level that Terry has. I don’t think any of them... Read more
27d
Football365
Bellerin to cancel holidays after being named in Spain squadbut he has been cast aside now. Pedro gets a place though. May 17 2016, 11:39 a
Bellerin to cancel holidays after being named in Spain squad
Football365 / Posted 27 days ago
but he has been cast aside now. Pedro gets a place though. May 17 2016, 11:39 am F365’s top ten defenders of the season Another weight is removed from the shoulders of Joleon Lescott as the top ten defenders are named. April 26 2016, 8:22 amComme... Read more
More

People in this news