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vitalfootball co uk
Xia Has Bigger Plans To Benefit Aston Villaof his takeover, we are now waiting the Owners and Directors' tests to go throu
Xia Has Bigger Plans To Benefit Aston Villa
vitalfootball co uk / Posted yesterday
of his takeover, we are now waiting the Owners and Directors' tests to go through and then things will be final seeing Randy Lerner pass the club into his hands, but as well as talked about plans for Villa already and his hopes of returning us... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Di Matteo Close to Villa Job!the vibes are that an announcement is expected in the coming days. Villa have
Di Matteo Close to Villa Job!
vitalfootball co uk / Posted yesterday
the vibes are that an announcement is expected in the coming days. Villa have recently been the subject of a takeover with Randy Lerner selling the club to Dr Tony Xia. Xia has yet to have his takeover ratified by the Football League but it is... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Villa close in on Di Matteo move - reportawaits both Premier League and Football League approval. The Chinese businessm
Villa close in on Di Matteo move - report
ESPN.co.uk / Posted yesterday
awaits both Premier League and Football League approval. The Chinese businessman, 39, recently bought Villa from American Randy Lerner, who had been looking to sell since 2014. Investigations into Xia's conglomerate, Recon Group, are being... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Villa edging closer to Roberto Di Matteo appointmentawaits both Premier League and Football League approval. The Chinese businessm
Villa edging closer to Roberto Di Matteo appointment
TEAMTalk / Posted yesterday
awaits both Premier League and Football League approval. The Chinese businessman, 39, recently bought Villa from American Randy Lerner, who had been looking to sell since 2014. Xia needs to pass the customary test in order for his takeover of the... Read more
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VillaMAD
Aston Villa hold further talks with Roberto Di Matteo over managerial vacancyawaits both Premier League and Football League approval. The Chinese businessm
Aston Villa hold further talks with Roberto Di Matteo over managerial vacancy
VillaMAD / Posted yesterday
awaits both Premier League and Football League approval. The Chinese businessman, 39, recently bought Villa from American Randy Lerner, who had been looking to sell since 2014. Xia needs to pass the customary test in order for his takeover of the... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Aston Villa hold further talks with Roberto Di Matteo over managerial vacancyawaits both Premier League and Football League approval. The Chinese businessm
Aston Villa hold further talks with Roberto Di Matteo over managerial vacancy
Football.co.uk / Posted yesterday
awaits both Premier League and Football League approval. The Chinese businessman, 39, recently bought Villa from American Randy Lerner, who had been looking to sell since 2014. Xia needs to pass the customary test in order for his takeover of the... Read more
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Football365
Another Champions League winner in the Championship?awaits both Premier League and Football League approval. The Chinese businessm
Another Champions League winner in the Championship?
Football365 / Posted yesterday
awaits both Premier League and Football League approval. The Chinese businessman, 39, recently bought Villa from American Randy Lerner, who had been looking to sell since 2014. Xia needs to pass the customary test in order for his takeover of the... Read more
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Express and Star
Next Aston Villa manager: Roberto Di Matteo appointment in 'days' « Express & Starand Nigel Pearson were also interviewed by Villa and the latter would have been
Next Aston Villa manager: Roberto Di Matteo appointment in 'days' « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted yesterday
and Nigel Pearson were also interviewed by Villa and the latter would have been given the job had Xia not agreed to buy-out Randy Lerner. Instead, the former Leicester City manager looks like missing out, though he could still make a return to... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
SEASON SNAPSHOT: Absolute disaster for Aston Villainsipid, which increasingly frustrating the loyal supporters, who by the end of
SEASON SNAPSHOT: Absolute disaster for Aston Villa
tribalfootball.com / Posted 2 days ago
insipid, which increasingly frustrating the loyal supporters, who by the end of the campaign were seemingly disinterested. Randy Lerner has sold Villa to Dr Tony Xia and the Chinese businessman now has his work cut out for him if he is to restore... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Jets considered Holmgren as coach before hiring Bowleshe had reached out to Holmgren during the process. Holmgren was last seen taki
Jets considered Holmgren as coach before hiring Bowles
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 2 days ago
he had reached out to Holmgren during the process. Holmgren was last seen taking a lot of money from former Browns owner Randy Lerner and delivering very little in the way of results in a front-office role from 2010-12. His time with the Browns... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Roberto Di Matteo set to be named new Aston Villa manager as talks progresslosses in their last 13 games. Former hot favourite for the post Pearson, who
Roberto Di Matteo set to be named new Aston Villa manager as talks progress
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
losses in their last 13 games. Former hot favourite for the post Pearson, who was in line to take the post under US owner Randy Lerner if there was no takeover, may end up at Derby instead. Former favourite for the Villa job Nigel Pearson is now... Read more
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Transfer Tavern
Aston Villa in line for £100m transfer kitty, owner promises record breaking summerlast season. The news will be music to the ears of many within Villa Park who
Aston Villa in line for £100m transfer kitty, owner promises record breaking summer
Transfer Tavern / Posted 2 days ago
last season. The news will be music to the ears of many within Villa Park who in the last five miserable years under Randy Lerner have seen the club spend just £98 million, which included £55 million last summer. “We have a deposit, more... Read more
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HITC Sport
Demise of these four clubs shows how well Leeds performed this seasonbeen similar consternation at the way things have been run at Newcastle United
Demise of these four clubs shows how well Leeds performed this season
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
been similar consternation at the way things have been run at Newcastle United under Mike Ashley and at Aston Villa under Randy Lerner – two of the most unpopular football owners in the country. The common denominator with these four clubs – all... Read more
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avillafan
Competition for promotion heats uppromotion at the first time of asking, he’ll be adored by fans. Dr Xia seems l
Competition for promotion heats up
avillafan / Posted 2 days ago
promotion at the first time of asking, he’ll be adored by fans. Dr Xia seems like he will be a more hands-on owner than Randy Lerner. Xia’s willingness to speak to the press will hopefully prove to be a good sign rather than the attempt to cover... Read more
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birminghammail
What Dr Tony Xia has said so farCarson Yeung On Carson Yeung "Don't put my name with him. "It offends me. "W
What Dr Tony Xia has said so far
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
Carson Yeung On Carson Yeung "Don't put my name with him. "It offends me. "We are two different worlds" Tony Xia with Randy Lerner (Screenshot from Weibo) On being a hands on owner “I will work with the manager, I hope I can contribute... Read more
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HITC Sport
Dr Tony Xia makes promise to Aston Villa supporters... big difference from Lernerto this great club.” If Xia does communicate with Villa supporters, it will be
Dr Tony Xia makes promise to Aston Villa supporters... big difference from Lerner
HITC Sport / Posted 3 days ago
to this great club.” If Xia does communicate with Villa supporters, it will be a very different approach from the quiet Randy Lerner. Villa have endured a dire season this past campaign, where they won just three matches. The Midlands side... Read more
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TEAMTalk
New Villa owner 'sees no issues' with Fit and Proper Person testLeague and Football League’s fit and proper person test. The Chinese businessm
New Villa owner 'sees no issues' with Fit and Proper Person test
TEAMTalk / Posted 3 days ago
League and Football League’s fit and proper person test. The Chinese businessman, 39, this week bought Villa from American Randy Lerner, who had been looking to sell since 2014. Xia needs to pass the customary test in order for his takeover of the... Read more
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avillafan
The fans are the only winners in the 2015-16 seasonGrealish looking sharp. His successor, Garde, wasn’t able to put together a com
The fans are the only winners in the 2015-16 season
avillafan / Posted 3 days ago
Grealish looking sharp. His successor, Garde, wasn’t able to put together a competitive team after the now outgoing owner Randy Lerner seemingly gave up halfway through the season and we were left to witness performances that defied all... Read more
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VillaMAD
Villa owner Tony Xia confident of passing fit and proper testLeague and Football League's fit and proper person test. The Chinese businessm
Villa owner Tony Xia confident of passing fit and proper test
VillaMAD / Posted 3 days ago
League and Football League's fit and proper person test. The Chinese businessman, 39, this week bought Villa from American Randy Lerner, who had been looking to sell since 2014. Xia needs to pass the customary test in order for his takeover of the... Read more
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birminghammail
Football LIVE: The latest news, rumours and opinion concerning our three clubs- Blues 1996-1997 third won by Paul Tait. #BCFC https://t.co/tZVIofqPRc After
Football LIVE: The latest news, rumours and opinion concerning our three clubs
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
- Blues 1996-1997 third won by Paul Tait. #BCFC https://t.co/tZVIofqPRc After years of silence from Randy Lerner, Villa fans can get used to the loquacious nature of Tony Xia. We have a deposit, more than £100m cash in an... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Villa owner Tony Xia confident of passing fit and proper testLeague and Football League's fit and proper person test. The Chinese businessm
Villa owner Tony Xia confident of passing fit and proper test
Football.co.uk / Posted 3 days ago
League and Football League's fit and proper person test. The Chinese businessman, 39, this week bought Villa from American Randy Lerner, who had been looking to sell since 2014. Xia needs to pass the customary test in order for his takeover of the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Villa owner Tony Xia confident of passing fit and proper testLeague and Football League's fit and proper person test. The Chinese businessm
Villa owner Tony Xia confident of passing fit and proper test
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
League and Football League's fit and proper person test. The Chinese businessman, 39, this week bought Villa from American Randy Lerner, who had been looking to sell since 2014. Xia needs to pass the customary test in order for his takeover of the... Read more
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birminghammail
When will we hear confirmation that Tony Xia's takeover is complete?an interview last week Xia revealed the nuts and bolts of the deal that will se
When will we hear confirmation that Tony Xia's takeover is complete?
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
an interview last week Xia revealed the nuts and bolts of the deal that will see him take over from US tycoon Randy Lerner. He says Lerner wanted more than £100m but an structured agreement with future add-ons was struck. It’s... Read more
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HITC Sport
Tony Xia says Aston Villa fans will agree he needs to make this change to change the scouting set up at the club. The Chinese businessman completed h
Tony Xia says Aston Villa fans will agree he needs to make this change
HITC Sport / Posted 4 days ago
to change the scouting set up at the club. The Chinese businessman completed his takeover at the club last week, replacing Randy Lerner as the club’s owner. He has grand plans for the Villans, having already disclosed he wants to see them in the... Read more
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avillafan
Panic on the streets of Birminghamof money which will eventually total approximately £100 million. The outpourin
Panic on the streets of Birmingham
avillafan / Posted 4 days ago
of money which will eventually total approximately £100 million. The outpouring of joy was almost tangible. The ill-fated Randy Lerner era was over. The shackles that had restricted the club for the last five years or so were finally removed. A... Read more
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birminghammail
The takeover's key players explainedThe Chinese tycoon has agreed a deal with Randy Lerner and is now waiting for b
The takeover's key players explained
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
The Chinese tycoon has agreed a deal with Randy Lerner and is now waiting for both the Premier League and Football League to approve the plans. Our man at Villa, Gregg Evans, profiles all the key players in the takeover mix. Dr Tony Xia The... Read more
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birminghammail
Dr Tony Xia set to axe Paddy Riley when takeover deal is confirmedpreferred candidate is selected before the £60m deal is passed. Riley’s future
Dr Tony Xia set to axe Paddy Riley when takeover deal is confirmed
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
preferred candidate is selected before the £60m deal is passed. Riley’s future was always likely to come under threat once Randy Lerner departed. And after the fatal Premier League campaign, which saw a number of his recommended players fail to... Read more
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birminghammail
The new director and the local linksand Football League. It’s thought that without their assistance, a deal would
The new director and the local links
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
and Football League. It’s thought that without their assistance, a deal would not have been struck with departing owner Randy Lerner. Banfill and Samuelson run the low-profile Socfin Group - a business that helps prospective buyers invest in... Read more
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Sport in a storm
Villa facing fresh boss target snuband Pearson. And reports are now suggesting that Pearson is not happy about go
Villa facing fresh boss target snub
Sport in a storm / Posted 4 days ago
and Pearson. And reports are now suggesting that Pearson is not happy about going from first choice under the previous Randy Lerner regime down to third, and so is also set to end his interest. That will leave Di Matteo firmly in the driving... Read more
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birminghammail
Dr Tony Xia set to axe Paddy Riley when takeover deal is confirmedcandidate is selected before the £60m deal is completed. Riley’s future was al
Dr Tony Xia set to axe Paddy Riley when takeover deal is confirmed
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
candidate is selected before the £60m deal is completed. Riley’s future was always likely to come under threat once Randy Lerner departed. And after the fatal Premier League campaign, which saw a number of his recommended players fail to... Read more
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Transfer Tavern
Exciting news for Aston Villa fans, owner reveals plans for the clubby the new owner, after years of underachievement and eventual relegation from
Exciting news for Aston Villa fans, owner reveals plans for the club
Transfer Tavern / Posted 5 days ago
by the new owner, after years of underachievement and eventual relegation from the Premier League under previous incumbent Randy Lerner. Xia has urged Villa fans to forget the past troubles the club have been through and that they should look... Read more
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avillafan
Stop the scepticism– but neither are you. Dr. Tony Xia is the potential new owner of Aston Villa F
Stop the scepticism
avillafan / Posted 5 days ago
– but neither are you. Dr. Tony Xia is the potential new owner of Aston Villa Football Club and will take over from Randy Lerner if the fit and proper persons test is passed. The Harvard graduate is an unknown in the footballing world,... Read more
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Sport in a storm
Moyes pulls out of Villa runningthe relegated club this summer. There have been reports that prospective new o
Moyes pulls out of Villa running
Sport in a storm / Posted 5 days ago
the relegated club this summer. There have been reports that prospective new owner Xia, the 39-year-old Chinese businessman who has taken on the club from Randy Lerner, may not be as wealthy as had been first thought, although these are unconfir... Read more
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Express and Star
Why does Prince William support Aston Villa and where are they from? Google reveals its top Villa searches « Express & StarTony Xia (credit avfc.co.uk) Dr Xia is from the Recon Pharmaceutical Group, an
Why does Prince William support Aston Villa and where are they from? Google reveals its top Villa searches « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 5 days ago
Tony Xia (credit avfc.co.uk) Dr Xia is from the Recon Pharmaceutical Group, and has taken 100% ownership of the club from Randy Lerner. The deal is currently subject to approval from the Football League but has been agreed by chairman Steve... Read more
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Football365
Moyes pulls out of Villa job 'race' - reportsDi Matteo after Tony Xia completed his takeover. May 19 2016, 8:59 am Chinese
Moyes pulls out of Villa job 'race' - reports
Football365 / Posted 5 days ago
Di Matteo after Tony Xia completed his takeover. May 19 2016, 8:59 am Chinese consortium complete Aston Villa takeover Randy Lerner has finally completed the sale of Aston Villa to Chinese Recon Group. May 18 2016, 7:46 pm Villa chairman in... Read more
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Express and Star
David Moyes rules himself out of Aston Villa manager job « Express & Starbeen without a permanent manager since Remi Garde’s departure at the end of Mar
David Moyes rules himself out of Aston Villa manager job « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 5 days ago
been without a permanent manager since Remi Garde’s departure at the end of March. Xia has agreed to buy-out current owner Randy Lerner, with the deal currently awaiting ratification by the Football League and Premier League.Subscribe to our... Read more
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birminghammail
What Dr Tony Xia must do to win over the Aston Villa fanswith the fans Xia needs to let the fans know that he’s in it for the right rea
What Dr Tony Xia must do to win over the Aston Villa fans
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
with the fans Xia needs to let the fans know that he’s in it for the right reasons. Supporters have been let down badly by Randy Lerner and are desperate for more unity from the new group. It’s not essential to be at Villa Park every week but the... Read more
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birminghammail
What does Brad Guzan think about his Aston Villa future?after suffering a dip in form. “Obviously, I just saw the news regarding the s
What does Brad Guzan think about his Aston Villa future?
birminghammail / Posted 6 days ago
after suffering a dip in form. “Obviously, I just saw the news regarding the sale," Guzan told www.mlssoccer.com "I think Randy Lerner has been trying to sell for some time and now they’ve got that over the line in terms of the new owner. Watch... Read more
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birminghammail
What Tony Xia's latest interview tells us about the Aston Villa ownerreveal? Xia spoke to the Mail on Sunday's Nick Harris at the businessman's hom
What Tony Xia's latest interview tells us about the Aston Villa owner
birminghammail / Posted 6 days ago
reveal? Xia spoke to the Mail on Sunday's Nick Harris at the businessman's home in Beijing. His deal for Villa is paying Randy Lerner £52 million up front, guaranteeing to clear Villa's £24.5 million overdraft. There will also be a bonus of up... Read more
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The Morning Journal
Jeff Schudel’s Cleveland beat: Hue Jackson putting his quarterback expert reputation on the line as Browns head coachwas Mike Holmgren, who was still milking the success he had coaching Brett Favr
Jeff Schudel’s Cleveland beat: Hue Jackson putting his quarterback expert reputation on the line as Browns head coach
The Morning Journal / Posted 7 days ago
was Mike Holmgren, who was still milking the success he had coaching Brett Favre in Green Bay when former Browns owner Randy Lerner hired him late in 2010 to run the entire organization. Holmgren delivered the following four quarterbacks to... Read more
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The News-Herald
Jeff Schudel’s Cleveland beat: Hue Jackson putting his quarterback expert reputation on the line as Browns head coachwas Mike Holmgren, who was still milking the success he had coaching Brett Favr
Jeff Schudel’s Cleveland beat: Hue Jackson putting his quarterback expert reputation on the line as Browns head coach
The News-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
was Mike Holmgren, who was still milking the success he had coaching Brett Favre in Green Bay when former Browns owner Randy Lerner hired him late in 2010 to run the entire organization. Holmgren delivered the following four quarterbacks to... Read more
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The Sport Bible
Aston Villa's New Chairman Set To Make Big Change At Villa Parkdoor and rebuilding to try and win promotion at the first time of asking. All
Aston Villa's New Chairman Set To Make Big Change At Villa Park
The Sport Bible / Posted 7 days ago
door and rebuilding to try and win promotion at the first time of asking. All that might have been helped with American Randy Lerner finally selling the club to Chinese billionaire Dr Tony Xia. Xia is likely to throw lots of money at the club... Read more
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birminghammail
Dr Tony Xia welcomed with 'cautious optimism'welcomed Dr Tony Xia with a 'cautious optimism'. The club was sold this week p
Dr Tony Xia welcomed with 'cautious optimism'
birminghammail / Posted 7 days ago
welcomed Dr Tony Xia with a 'cautious optimism'. The club was sold this week pending a fit and proper person test and the Randy Lerner era is well and truly over. This is what the Supporters Trust had to say today... You might be wondering why... Read more
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Sport in a storm
Villa sweat on Di Matteo chancesBrom boss is planning talks with Lazio. The former Chelsea coach reportedly sp
Villa sweat on Di Matteo chances
Sport in a storm / Posted 7 days ago
Brom boss is planning talks with Lazio. The former Chelsea coach reportedly spoke to the Villans earlier this week before Randy Lerner sold the club to Chinese businessman Dr Tony Jiantong Xia. Di Matteo resigned at Schalke 12 months ago after a... Read more
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Squawka
Xia Jiantong: Profiling Aston Villa's new owner28-year stay in England’s top flight came to an end this month, had previously
Xia Jiantong: Profiling Aston Villa's new owner
Squawka / Posted 7 days ago
28-year stay in England’s top flight came to an end this month, had previously been under the control of American investor Randy Lerner. Lerner acquired the club in 2006 for £62.2 million, and would put it up for sale in 2014 after a promising... Read more
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Goal.com
Aston Villa News: New owner Xai set to rename stadium 'Loftus Villa Park'purchase Aston Villa's incoming owner Tony Jiantong Xia, who this week bought
Aston Villa News: New owner Xai set to rename stadium 'Loftus Villa Park'
Goal.com / Posted 7 days ago
purchase Aston Villa's incoming owner Tony Jiantong Xia, who this week bought the Midlands club from American businessman Randy Lerner, is contemplating plans to rebrand Villa Park using his health food business 'Lotus Health' upon completion of... Read more
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avillafan
A new eraThe last few days have been very exciting for Villa fans. Randy Lerner’s long o
A new era
avillafan / Posted 7 days ago
The last few days have been very exciting for Villa fans. Randy Lerner’s long overdue departure from Aston Villa means that we can now finally start looking forward with optimism and live in hope that things will finally get better for our football... Read more
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Express and Star
Next Aston Villa manager: David Moyes and Nigel Pearson in frame « Express & StarMoyes, while it is understood Burnley boss Sean Dyche is not under consideratio
Next Aston Villa manager: David Moyes and Nigel Pearson in frame « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 8 days ago
Moyes, while it is understood Burnley boss Sean Dyche is not under consideration. Xia, who has agreed to buy the club from Randy Lerner, claims to have already held talks with both Pearson and Di Matteo. The latter has been an odds-on favourite... Read more
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birminghammail
Our football clubs are national treasures - they should be protectedour teams at the moment. All I hope is that our days of listening to a tantali
Our football clubs are national treasures - they should be protected
birminghammail / Posted 8 days ago
our teams at the moment. All I hope is that our days of listening to a tantaliser in a bear’s coat promising the moon are coming to an end. We’re after solid, stable, professional ownership now…. Hey, I wonder what Randy Lerner is doing these d... Read more
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birminghammail
We have a fresh start FINALLY - and I'm cautiously optimistic about the futurebeen a disaster unparalleled in the clubs modern history. Better the devil you
We have a fresh start FINALLY - and I'm cautiously optimistic about the future
birminghammail / Posted 8 days ago
been a disaster unparalleled in the clubs modern history. Better the devil you know was not an option in this instance. Randy Lerner, Aston Villa Chairman The actions of the club over the coming days, weeks and months will tell you all you need... Read more
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