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birminghammail
Paul Merson: Aston Villa will be the biggest ever Premier League club to be relegatedFormer Villa player turned pundit Paul Merson has said Villa will be the bigges
Paul Merson: Aston Villa will be the biggest ever Premier League club to be relegated
birminghammail / Posted an hour ago
Former Villa player turned pundit Paul Merson has said Villa will be the biggest team of the last 25 years to be relegated - when, not if, he admits. Villa are eight points adrift of safety, despite their 2-0 win over Norwich on Saturday, with only... Read more
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avillafan
What is going on at Aston Villa Football Club?This week, the club appointed Mervyn King to the board of directors in what see
What is going on at Aston Villa Football Club?
avillafan / Posted yesterday
This week, the club appointed Mervyn King to the board of directors in what seems to be another strange move by the board. The calamitous decisions that the board members have made this season and over the last few years are well documented and they... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa news digest: Remi's going nowhere; Fans launch petition; Ayew slammed; Lowdown on Mervyn King; Gabby's chanceGarde has cut a frustrated figure since failing to sign any players in the Janu
Aston Villa news digest: Remi's going nowhere; Fans launch petition; Ayew slammed; Lowdown on Mervyn King; Gabby's chance
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
Garde has cut a frustrated figure since failing to sign any players in the January transfer position and will consider his future at the club in the summer. Garde has been unable to lift Villa off the bottom of the Premier League table, but has... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa reaction: Fans from the All Things Claret and Blue group have their sayUnlike their club, they didn't disappoint with a collection of comments coverin
Villa reaction: Fans from the All Things Claret and Blue group have their say
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
Unlike their club, they didn't disappoint with a collection of comments covering a range of issues in B6. There's plenty of views, including some very long and passionate ones, so make sure you are sitting comfortably, pour yourself a glass of... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa powers-that-be are planning for Remi Garde to remain in chargeThe Frenchman is likely to review his position at the end of this miserable cam
Aston Villa powers-that-be are planning for Remi Garde to remain in charge
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
The Frenchman is likely to review his position at the end of this miserable campaign but the Villa hierarchy have not even considered next term without him. Garde is understandably frustrated at not landing a single transfer target and when he was... Read more
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thebee
Aston Villa Sign King As League Drop BeckonsAston Villa has announced the signing of a former governor of the Bank of Engla
Aston Villa Sign King As League Drop Beckons
thebee / Posted 3 days ago
Aston Villa has announced the signing of a former governor of the Bank of England as it battles to avoid relegation from the Premier League. Just a few days after the transfer window closed, the loss-making club owned by American sports tycoon Randy... Read more
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birminghammail
Who is Mervyn King? Here's the lowdown on Aston Villa's latest board memberMervyn King is known by many folk simply as the former Governor of the Bank of
Who is Mervyn King? Here's the lowdown on Aston Villa's latest board member
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
Mervyn King is known by many folk simply as the former Governor of the Bank of England. But there’s more to the 67-year-old Baron King of Lothbury than the economy. So much more. Cricket and football are his passion but he’s also into his books,... Read more
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give me sport
Aston Villa running the risk of following previous fallen giants into Championship oblivionFootball News Aston Villa recently appointed local businessman Steve Hollis as
Aston Villa running the risk of following previous fallen giants into Championship oblivion
give me sport / Posted 3 days ago
Football News Aston Villa recently appointed local businessman Steve Hollis as their new chairman in an attempt to put the weight of saving the club on the shoulders of yet another commercialised businessman with no previous football... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Former BoE boss King, specialist in crisis management, joins Villa boardLONDON: Mervyn King, who headed the Bank of England as the country suffered one
Former BoE boss King, specialist in crisis management, joins Villa board
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
LONDON: Mervyn King, who headed the Bank of England as the country suffered one of its biggest-ever economic downturns, is about to take his turnaround skills to another ailing institution: soccer club Aston Villa. King slashed interest rates and... Read more
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birminghammail
Steve Hollis on Mervyn King: He rescued the economy, he can help to revive VillaHollis, who was brought in to replace owner Randy Lerner as the head of the boa
Steve Hollis on Mervyn King: He rescued the economy, he can help to revive Villa
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
Hollis, who was brought in to replace owner Randy Lerner as the head of the board last month, welcomed Lord King of Lothbury as a club director today. Having helped the country emerge through a stark recession in his role of Governor of the Bank of... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa comment: Remi Garde must be seething inside - how has he not exploded yet?How Remi Garde keeps his cool is beyond me. He must be at boiling point right n
Aston Villa comment: Remi Garde must be seething inside - how has he not exploded yet?
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
How Remi Garde keeps his cool is beyond me. He must be at boiling point right now. I’m trying to put myself in his position based on scenarios in my significantly less important lifestyle. Bear with me on this one. So say I’ve just walked off the... Read more
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give me sport
Transfer inactivity suggests Aston Villa have given up on Premier League survivalFootball News It goes without saying that Remi Garde’s Aston Villa have endure
Transfer inactivity suggests Aston Villa have given up on Premier League survival
give me sport / Posted 4 days ago
Football News It goes without saying that Remi Garde’s Aston Villa have endured a torrid season so far. The Midlands club are currently rooted to the bottom of the Premier League and ten points adrift of safety, six behind Sunderland in... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Rodney Marsh Sums It Up For MeWhat's being said in the forum now? I took yesterday off from from Villa - I d
Rodney Marsh Sums It Up For Me
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 4 days ago
What's being said in the forum now? I took yesterday off from from Villa - I didn't even do team sheets or match stats - I just wanted to be as far from the club as I could during my normal days business. Well, in terms of commenting on not only... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Watch Aston Villa fans attack owner Randy Lerner with horrific death chantThey sang: "We're all having a party, we're all having a party, we're all havin
Watch Aston Villa fans attack owner Randy Lerner with horrific death chant
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
They sang: "We're all having a party, we're all having a party, we're all having a party when Randy Lerner dies." Fans have grown increasingly disillusioned with Lerner over the past 18 months. Aside from reaching last year's FA Cup final - where... Read more
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HITC Sport
Photos: Ayew sees red mist as Aston Villa fans vent their angerThe visitors had an early penalty shout turned down during a bright start but w
Photos: Ayew sees red mist as Aston Villa fans vent their anger
HITC Sport / Posted 4 days ago
The visitors had an early penalty shout turned down during a bright start but were forced to change their tactics after 17 minutes when Ayew inexplicably elbowed West Ham left-back Aaron Creswell in the face with little provocation and the ball... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Sick Song Sung About Aston Villa Owner.What's being said in the forum now? Some chants in my opinion are funny, some
Sick Song Sung About Aston Villa Owner.
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 4 days ago
What's being said in the forum now? Some chants in my opinion are funny, some dark humour at bad times totally called for, however I`ve seen pretty much universal condemnation for this song chanted at the West Ham United game last night. When Randy... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Dear Mr Chairman - AVFCWhat's being said in the forum now? DJFRANCE wrote: Dear Mr Chairman, We hav
Dear Mr Chairman - AVFC
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 4 days ago
What's being said in the forum now? DJFRANCE wrote: Dear Mr Chairman, We have never met so I cannot say that I know you. I have read that you are, by trade, an accountant and, I understand, a very respected figure in the West Midlands. You have... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa analysis: Ayew serious? Need for new players has never been so obvious; New kids on the bench; Brilliant support let down by a fewAYEW SERIOUS? What on earth was the Villa forward thinking when he reached out
Aston Villa analysis: Ayew serious? Need for new players has never been so obvious; New kids on the bench; Brilliant support let down by a few
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
AYEW SERIOUS? What on earth was the Villa forward thinking when he reached out his arm and lashed into Aaron Creswell after just 16 minutes? It was an off-the-ball incident and in fact, the ball wasn’t even in play yet Ayew’s stupidity saw him sent... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Remi Garde reacts after THAT Jordan Ayew red cardTo be fair, you could see why. The Hammers didn’t even play that well to keep
Remi Garde reacts after THAT Jordan Ayew red card
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
To be fair, you could see why. The Hammers didn’t even play that well to keep the points in London. Slaven Bilic and his men had been helped by the 17th-minute dismissal of brainless Jordan Ayew, who ­needlessly elbowed defender Aaron... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa fans target owner Randy Lerner with vile death chantsVilla supporters in the concourses at Upton Park chanted 'We're all having a pa
Aston Villa fans target owner Randy Lerner with vile death chants
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
Villa supporters in the concourses at Upton Park chanted 'We're all having a party when Randy Lerner dies' as Remi Garde's team suffered a 2-0 defeat to the Hammers. Supporters have become increasingly disillusioned with Lerner following the club's... Read more
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Daily Mail
West Ham 2-0 Aston Villa: Antonio and Kouyate strike for HammersWest Ham 2-0 Aston Villa: Michail Antonio and Cheikhou Kouyate goals leave Remi
West Ham 2-0 Aston Villa: Antonio and Kouyate strike for Hammers
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
West Ham 2-0 Aston Villa: Michail Antonio and Cheikhou Kouyate goals leave Remi Garde's 10-men adrift at bottom of Premier League after Jordan Ayew sees red for elbow on Aaron Cresswell Aston Villa slump to 15th defeat of the season as West Ham's... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Dear AVFC. Letters Of Complaint?What's being said in the forum now? villa_de says: I guess we are all angry a
Dear AVFC. Letters Of Complaint?
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 5 days ago
What's being said in the forum now? villa_de says: I guess we are all angry and disappointed at our boards lack of support towards Remi Guarde and our beloved team. After hearing Stan Collymore's call to action I tried to think what we can do to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Transfer Deadline Day fallout live: Liverpool, Arsenal, Man United and moreWill Terry stay at Chelsea after all? It may not be done dusted that John Terr
Transfer Deadline Day fallout live: Liverpool, Arsenal, Man United and more
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
Will Terry stay at Chelsea after all? It may not be done dusted that John Terry leaves Chelsea in the summer, according to one of his former team-mates. Ex-Blues defender Marcel Desailly reckons that the former England skipper will eventually put... Read more
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express
Stan Collymore launches stunning rant at Aston Villa owners over transfer failure STAN COLLYMORE has called for a 'total boycott' after Aston Villa failed to m
Stan Collymore launches stunning rant at Aston Villa owners over transfer failure
express / Posted 5 days ago
STAN COLLYMORE has called for a 'total boycott' after Aston Villa failed to make any new signings during the January transfer window. Stan Collymore launches attack... Read more
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avillafan
Does it really matter that we haven't signed anyone?This January transfer window has been pretty lacklustre for many clubs. Whilst
Does it really matter that we haven't signed anyone?
avillafan / Posted 5 days ago
This January transfer window has been pretty lacklustre for many clubs. Whilst it is exciting for fans when their clubs sign players, we won’t be the only ones feeling underwhelmed by a lack of activity. Usually, I am exactly the same as everybody... Read more
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Daily Mail
Aston Villa boss Remi Garde will consider his future in the summer after missing out on Seydou Doumbia and Lovre Kalinic Remi Garde is prepared
Aston Villa boss Remi Garde will consider his future in the summer
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
after missing out on Seydou Doumbia and Lovre Kalinic Remi Garde is prepared to assess his position at Aston Villa this summer Garde deeply frustrated at lack of new signings to aid... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa deadline day failure could prompt Remi Garde to review his positionThe claret and blues chief was promised funds this month but had to painfully w
Aston Villa deadline day failure could prompt Remi Garde to review his position
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
The claret and blues chief was promised funds this month but had to painfully watch on as every player on his wishlist slipped through the net. After losing out on Seydou Doumbia, Wahbi Khazri, Jeremy Toulalan and goalkeeper Lovre Kalinic - the... Read more
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avillafan
Give Garde timeRémi Garde has only been Aston Villa manager since November. Nevertheless, his
Give Garde time
avillafan / Posted 6 days ago
Rémi Garde has only been Aston Villa manager since November. Nevertheless, his future is in question, which is understandable given the club’s current plight. Since taking over from Tim Sherwood, the Frenchman has only won one game in the Premier... Read more
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avillafan
The board has given upAt the time of writing, all Aston Villa Football Club has achieved in the Janua
The board has given up
avillafan / Posted 6 days ago
At the time of writing, all Aston Villa Football Club has achieved in the January transfer window is to hand ultimate control of the football club to a man who, as he openly admitted, hasn’t the first clue how to run one. All the other teams in... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
A Ray Of AVFC Light For NEXT Season?What's being said in the forum now? I was going to wait until after the transf
A Ray Of AVFC Light For NEXT Season?
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 9 days ago
What's being said in the forum now? I was going to wait until after the transfer window closed to post again. I foolishly thought I would have something interesting to contribute about how our new signings might, just might, provide a spark to... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa news digest: Senderos departs; Defensive target studied; Remi Garde will start clearout; Peter Grant comments cause controversySenderos departs The 31-year-old former Arsenal and Fulham defender, whose cur
Aston Villa news digest: Senderos departs; Defensive target studied; Remi Garde will start clearout; Peter Grant comments cause controversy
birminghammail / Posted 10 days ago
Senderos departs The 31-year-old former Arsenal and Fulham defender, whose current deal was set to expire at the end of the current campaign, arrived on a free transfer in the summer of 2014. Senderos made nine appearances last season, but after... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Aston Villa fans are 'delusional', says former club coachVilla prop up the Premier League with just two wins this season and are 10 poin
Aston Villa fans are 'delusional', says former club coach
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
Villa prop up the Premier League with just two wins this season and are 10 points from safety. It has infuriated fans whose patience has snapped after a sixth successive season battling relegation. Villa's US-based owner Randy Lerner stepped down... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa comment: Emmanuel Adebayor is back in the Premier League but why did his move to Villa fall through?I’m convinced Emmanuel Adebayor would have been good for Aston Villa had they l
Aston Villa comment: Emmanuel Adebayor is back in the Premier League but why did his move to Villa fall through?
birminghammail / Posted 11 days ago
I’m convinced Emmanuel Adebayor would have been good for Aston Villa had they landed him in the previous transfer window. Owner Randy Lerner was prepared to sanction a deal that would have made him the highest-paid player ever in Villa’s history but... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
It's Not As Easy As Bouncing BackWhat's being said in the forum now? Spotted and suitably nicked from the artic
It's Not As Easy As Bouncing Back
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 12 days ago
What's being said in the forum now? Spotted and suitably nicked from the article comments, DJFRANCE talks about our current situation with an eye from somebody whose seen almost all of it in his 60 years following the club. I would like to make... Read more
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avillafan
Will a more hands on chairman make a difference?The Aston Villa Supporters Trust annual general meeting was held last week and
Will a more hands on chairman make a difference?
avillafan / Posted 12 days ago
The Aston Villa Supporters Trust annual general meeting was held last week and it provided a chance to gain some insight into what is happening behind the scenes at the club. Whilst not present at the meeting myself, the transcript provides... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Dave Looks At The Lerner YearsWhat's being said in the forum now? Dave Roberts has taken a quick look at spe
Dave Looks At The Lerner Years
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 13 days ago
What's being said in the forum now? Dave Roberts has taken a quick look at spending across the last few years to try and work out where Villa actually find themselves. With talk of £23million being spent by Randy Lerner last summer, farcical... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa blog: Bore draw with West Brom highlighted our deficiencies perfectlySince his appointment in November, Remi Garde has had a lot to handle at his fi
Aston Villa blog: Bore draw with West Brom highlighted our deficiencies perfectly
birminghammail / Posted 13 days ago
Since his appointment in November, Remi Garde has had a lot to handle at his first job in English football. He inherited a club four points from safety, with a confidence-shot first team and an under pressure board of directors. Only one of these... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Lerner plans bigger Aston Villa role for sonowner Randy Lerner is considering a bigger role at the club for son, Max. The
Lerner plans bigger Aston Villa role for son
tribalfootball.com / Posted 13 days ago
owner Randy Lerner is considering a bigger role at the club for son, Max. The People says rumours are growing that billionaire owner Lerner may be lining up his own son for a more active role at the club. Stories are gathering pace that 18-year-old... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
What Does The Fox Say - It's Their FaultWhat's being said in the forum now? Chief Executive in title, despite Steve Ho
What Does The Fox Say - It's Their Fault
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 14 days ago
What's being said in the forum now? Chief Executive in title, despite Steve Hollis saying the new Chairman (him) is in charge, Tom Fox was obviously in attendance at AVST's AGM on Thursday evening. Taken from the Birmingham Mail's coverage of the... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Randy Lerner NOT Lining Up Son For AVFCWhat's being said in the forum now? Ok, so there is a rumour that Randy Lerner
Randy Lerner NOT Lining Up Son For AVFC
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 14 days ago
What's being said in the forum now? Ok, so there is a rumour that Randy Lerner is lining up his 18 year old son Max to join the board of Aston Villa. It`s made the press so it`s being talked about as fact now. Think about it. He`s 18. He`s just... Read more
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Aston Villa FC
Sunday media watch []*The extracts on this page are taken from various newspapers and media outlets.
Sunday media watch []
Aston Villa FC / Posted 14 days ago
*The extracts on this page are taken from various newspapers and media outlets. They do not necessarily reflect the views of Aston Villa. Sun on Sunday: Joleon Lescott had the last laugh as the Albion fans who taunted the Villa defender turned on... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Jack Grealish felt Aston Villa boss Remi Garde's fury in FA Cup win over WycombeThe playmaker found himself under attack as the Premier League’s basement club
Jack Grealish felt Aston Villa boss Remi Garde's fury in FA Cup win over Wycombe
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
The playmaker found himself under attack as the Premier League’s basement club struggled to beat League Two minnows Wycombe Wanderers 2-0 at Villa Park. team-mates simply looked on. A source close to the player said: “Jack’s been out with... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Garde: Villa's struggles make signing players toughShare this Page Remi Garde: Working hard to turn Aston Villa around Aston Vil
Garde: Villa's struggles make signing players tough
TEAMTalk / Posted 15 days ago
Share this Page Remi Garde: Working hard to turn Aston Villa around Aston Villa’s position adrift at the bottom of the Premier League is making it difficult to attract new signings, according to manager Remi Garde. But the Frenchman will not give... Read more
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Sport in a storm
Villa have money to spend - Hollis09:40 - Aston Villa Aston Villa will only spend money on players who can "help
Villa have money to spend - Hollis
Sport in a storm / Posted 16 days ago
09:40 - Aston Villa Aston Villa will only spend money on players who can "help the team" in this transfer window, chairman Steve Hollis has stressed. American owner Randy Lerner confirmed Hollis, a former deputy chairman of Birmingham Metropolitan... Read more
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International Business Times
Aston Villa: Relegation-threatened Premier League club in 'crisis' admits chairman Steven Hollis Aston Villa are in their worst "crisis" for decades, according to Steven Hollis
Aston Villa: Relegation-threatened Premier League club in 'crisis' admits chairman Steven Hollis
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
Aston Villa are in their worst "crisis" for decades, according to Steven Hollis, the club's new chairman. The Birmingham business leader has acknowledged that the relegation-threatened club find themselves in a desperate scenario. Villa are bottom... Read more
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Football365
Teixeira to cost £29m. Or £39mShare this Page The Welsh Joe Allen Mediawatch is confused. There is no menti
Teixeira to cost £29m. Or £39m
Football365 / Posted 16 days ago
Share this Page The Welsh Joe Allen Mediawatch is confused. There is no mention of Xavi, Andrea Pirlo or Emile Heskey in Thursday’s editions – both newspaper and online – of the Daily Mail and The Sun. Didn’t he score the first goal? Hit the road,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Garde: Grealish will not be leaving Villa on loan in JanuaryJack Grealish will not be leaving Aston Villa on loan in January, says boss Rem
Garde: Grealish will not be leaving Villa on loan in January
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Jack Grealish will not be leaving Aston Villa on loan in January, says boss Remi Garde Aston Vila boss Remi Garde insists Jack Grealish is staying at Villa Park Scott Sinclair could be on his way big to Swansea in a £2million deal Villa travel to... Read more
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BBC Football
Villa in crisis - new chairman HollisAston Villa are in crisis says new chairman Steve Hollis Aston Villa are in th
Villa in crisis - new chairman Hollis
BBC Football / Posted 16 days ago
Aston Villa are in crisis says new chairman Steve Hollis Aston Villa are in their worst "crisis" for decades, according to the club's new chairman Steven Hollis. The Midlands club are bottom of the top flight and 10 points from safety. "In... Read more
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birminghammail
Tom Fox: Aston Villa are in 'most difficult position' to attract new recruitsThe claret and blue faithful called for new arrivals to help give the club a fi
Tom Fox: Aston Villa are in 'most difficult position' to attract new recruits
birminghammail / Posted 17 days ago
The claret and blue faithful called for new arrivals to help give the club a fighting chance of pulling off a miracle escape. But while Fox admitted they are ‘holding conversations’ with a number of players, they are largely having difficulties... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
EPL giants’ unprecedented relegation roleEPL relegation battle, Premier League results and table: Aston Villa, Newcastle
EPL giants’ unprecedented relegation role
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
EPL relegation battle, Premier League results and table: Aston Villa, Newcastle, Swansea City relegation | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website THE battle that has... Read more
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