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birminghammail
Birmingham Mail football LIVE - 2 May, 2016season in her illustrious history, we need to ensure that this is our darkest h
Birmingham Mail football LIVE - 2 May, 2016
birminghammail / Posted 13 hours ago
season in her illustrious history, we need to ensure that this is our darkest hour, that the rot stops here. We must leave Randy Lerner in no doubt that we are organised, passionate and that we are above all prepared. That we no longer accept his... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa fans planning march and mystery protest against Newcastleis the latest in a series of protests from the AVPG to highlight their feelings
Villa fans planning march and mystery protest against Newcastle
birminghammail / Posted 18 hours ago
is the latest in a series of protests from the AVPG to highlight their feelings of resentment towards absent owner Randy Lerner on matchdays at Villa Park. Here is their statement in full Protest vs Newcastle. As the curtain begins to... Read more
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HITC Sport
Photo: Aston Villa fans’ message to club hierarchynext season. During the match against Watford on Saturday afternoon, Villa fan
Photo: Aston Villa fans’ message to club hierarchy
HITC Sport / Posted yesterday
next season. During the match against Watford on Saturday afternoon, Villa fans sent a clear message to club owner Randy Lerner - they want him to leave (see photo above). It does take time for changes to happen at a club as big as Villa,... Read more
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Squawka
Aston Villa have identified new manager, announcement being put on holdin the Premier League, is the club’s first choice and talks have progressed wel
Aston Villa have identified new manager, announcement being put on hold
Squawka / Posted yesterday
in the Premier League, is the club’s first choice and talks have progressed well recently. However at the moment owner Randy Lerner is in discussions with three groups, from England, America and China, to sell Villa and that is holding up any... Read more
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birminghammail
Why Sunderland's 15-point side was better than Villa's rotten bottlers of todayVilla striker Gabby Agbonlahor in action against Manchester United Villa’s pro
Why Sunderland's 15-point side was better than Villa's rotten bottlers of today
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
Villa striker Gabby Agbonlahor in action against Manchester United Villa’s problems are deep-seated and reach from owner Randy Lerner, through the boardroom, and all the way to the dressing room. But it is the players’ lack of effort and... Read more
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chroniclelive
Why Sunderland's 15-point side in 2006 was better than Aston Villa's rotten bottlers of todayand unfit, and partying just hours after relegation was confirmed. Villa’s pro
Why Sunderland's 15-point side in 2006 was better than Aston Villa's rotten bottlers of today
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
and unfit, and partying just hours after relegation was confirmed. Villa’s problems are deep-seated and reach from owner Randy Lerner, through the boardroom, and all the way to the dressing room. But it is the players’ lack of effort and... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa prospects of appointing Pearson held up by takeover limboEvans reveals his Villa man of the match at Watford With three groups vying fo
Villa prospects of appointing Pearson held up by takeover limbo
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
Evans reveals his Villa man of the match at Watford With three groups vying for the chance to buy-out stagnant owner Randy Lerner, the managerial situation is in limbo with Eric Black currently in caretaker charge. It is far from ideal as... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa fans point the finger of blame - do you agree with them?passed 40 points for the third time in four seasons, that wasn't very bright.AL
Villa fans point the finger of blame - do you agree with them?
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
passed 40 points for the third time in four seasons, that wasn't very bright.ALEX BERWICKA message for Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner There's blood on hands everywhere you look at Villa, but really how can you not blame Randy Lerner the... Read more
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Transfer Tavern
5 players Aston Villa fans surely cannot wait to see the back ofcampaign. They have been a club in free fall ever since then manager Martin O’
5 players Aston Villa fans surely cannot wait to see the back of
Transfer Tavern / Posted 2 days ago
campaign. They have been a club in free fall ever since then manager Martin O’Neill had a falling out with American owner Randy Lerner six years ago, and resulted in the popular Irishman leaving Villa Park. The fans have finally had enough and... Read more
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sportsmole
Watford vs. Aston Villait is fair to say that matters have not exactly been much better off the field.
Watford vs. Aston Villa
sportsmole / Posted 2 days ago
it is fair to say that matters have not exactly been much better off the field. The club is up for sale, as confirmed by Randy Lerner last week, and reports suggest that the American tycoon is willing to sell the West Midlands outfit for half of... Read more
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Vavel
Watford vs Aston Villa: Hornets will need to watch the wings to end their torrid formthe Championship next season. After their relegation was confirmed against Manc
Watford vs Aston Villa: Hornets will need to watch the wings to end their torrid form
Vavel / Posted 2 days ago
the Championship next season. After their relegation was confirmed against Manchester United a couple of weeks ago, owner Randy Lerner made waves towards selling the club. In the meantime, two directors of football have stepped down as the famous... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner must slash price for saleowner Randy Lerner will have drop his asking price to sell the club. The Sun s
Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner must slash price for sale
tribalfootball.com / Posted 2 days ago
owner Randy Lerner will have drop his asking price to sell the club. The Sun says Villa could be sold for as little as £40million as the reality of relegation bites. Lerner is desperate to get out and may be willing to accept even less than the... Read more
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sportwitness ning
From Italy: Aston Villa an attractive option for investors, maybe some hopefailing to lead by example; it's fair to say Aston Villa haven’t had the best o
From Italy: Aston Villa an attractive option for investors, maybe some hope
sportwitness ning / Posted 3 days ago
failing to lead by example; it's fair to say Aston Villa haven’t had the best of seasons this year. The announcement that Randy Lerner, the current club’s owner, wanted to sell the club two years ago seemed to be the beginning of a downward... Read more
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give me sport
Remi Garde will be accepting relegation if he doesn't take action this monthleague games away to West Ham and at home to fellow strugglers Norwich, it is d
Remi Garde will be accepting relegation if he doesn't take action this month
give me sport / Posted 3 days ago
league games away to West Ham and at home to fellow strugglers Norwich, it is do or die for the Birmingham club. Chairman Randy Lerner must make funds available and Garde must spend them wisely, or a devastating drop to the Championship awaits... Read more
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Sport in a storm
Black - Villa role has plumbed new depthsand then snapped out partying on the same day the drop down to the Championship
Black - Villa role has plumbed new depths
Sport in a storm / Posted 3 days ago
and then snapped out partying on the same day the drop down to the Championship was confirmed. Add to this the fact owner Randy Lerner is trying to sell the club and Black admits it has been a miserable ride. The 52-year-old said: "I've got to be... Read more
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sportwitness ning
Manager 'almost joined' Aston Villa last year, again keen on adventurewanting him, and Galtier being incredibly unlikely to take on a club which does
Manager 'almost joined' Aston Villa last year, again keen on adventure
sportwitness ning / Posted 3 days ago
wanting him, and Galtier being incredibly unlikely to take on a club which doesn't yet look to have turned the corner. If Randy Lerner has any intention of getting Aston Villa back to the Premier League, rather than wallowing in pity and regret,... Read more
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birminghammail
Birmingham Mail football LIVE: Villa, Albion, Blues and moretake your fancy? Former Villa midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger believes Villa su
Birmingham Mail football LIVE: Villa, Albion, Blues and more
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
take your fancy? Former Villa midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger believes Villa supporters shouldn’t get their hopes up until Randy Lerner has exited. Der Hammer says the sale of the club must happen in order for it to return to the Premier... Read more
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HITC Sport
Hitzlsperger says this is what must change at Villa they're demise is to stopsummer transfer window. However, Hitzlsperger claims that his former side’s fo
Hitzlsperger says this is what must change at Villa they're demise is to stop
HITC Sport / Posted 4 days ago
summer transfer window. However, Hitzlsperger claims that his former side’s fortunes will not change for the better until Randy Lerner sells the club “This season has been really depressing,” Hitzlsperger said. “I’ve followed it closely, and it’s... Read more
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Express and Star
Former Spurs director Damien Comolli linked with Aston Villa role « Express & Starthe Championship-bound club. They are one of three groups are understood to be
Former Spurs director Damien Comolli linked with Aston Villa role « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 4 days ago
the Championship-bound club. They are one of three groups are understood to be battling to buy Villa from wantaway owner Randy Lerner, who first put the club on the market in 2014. Villa revealed last week that chairman Steve Hollis was involved... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Spurs chief Comolli close to Aston Villa movetargeted for the role of technical director by a Chinese consortium bidding to
Spurs chief Comolli close to Aston Villa move
tribalfootball.com / Posted 4 days ago
targeted for the role of technical director by a Chinese consortium bidding to buy the relegated Premier League club from Randy Lerner. Villa are hoping to name Nigel Pearson as their new manager next month but it is understood that Comolli will... Read more
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birminghammail
Birmingham Mail football LIVE: Villa, Albion, Blues and morefollowing relegation. The 43-year-old is close with a Chinese consortium inter
Birmingham Mail football LIVE: Villa, Albion, Blues and more
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
following relegation. The 43-year-old is close with a Chinese consortium interested in buying the Midlands club as owner Randy Lerner continues to hunt for a buyer. Comolli’s name has been mentioned in the past but a move for the sporting... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Herd apologises for late-night brawlclub. It happens at even the top clubs. It's the culture of one pint too many.
Herd apologises for late-night brawl
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
club. It happens at even the top clubs. It's the culture of one pint too many. "I think it reflects badly on (club owner) Randy Lerner, the club, myself and most importantly the players themselves. "They owe us. They have to give us a performance... Read more
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Transfer Tavern
Aston Villa not hanging around in search for manager, club initiate talks with ex-PL bossclub does not know how much money they can spend given their relegation to the
Aston Villa not hanging around in search for manager, club initiate talks with ex-PL boss
Transfer Tavern / Posted 5 days ago
club does not know how much money they can spend given their relegation to the Championship. With the Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner looking to sell the cub it depends on whether a sale for the club can be completed. Aston Villa fans… Who... Read more
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This Is Futbol
Former Liverpool Transfer Honcho Set For Shock England Return With Aston Villato The Telegraph, Comolli is being targeted by a Chinese consortium who are hop
Former Liverpool Transfer Honcho Set For Shock England Return With Aston Villa
This Is Futbol / Posted 5 days ago
to The Telegraph, Comolli is being targeted by a Chinese consortium who are hoping to buy Aston Villa from maligned owner Randy Lerner before the start of next season. Nigel Pearson is in line to become the Villains’ next manager but transfer... Read more
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The Anfield Wrap
Midnight Caller - The Villa QuestionMail. He identifies some key moments where it began to go wrong at Aston Villa
Midnight Caller - The Villa Question
The Anfield Wrap / Posted 5 days ago
Mail. He identifies some key moments where it began to go wrong at Aston Villa and some of many bad decisions made by owner Randy Lerner that has resulted in the club bottom of the league. We also ask where the club go from here, although it turns... Read more
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Squawka
Aston Villa line up move for former Liverpool and Tottenham decision makerbut Comolli will still be offered that key boardroom position should the Chines
Aston Villa line up move for former Liverpool and Tottenham decision maker
Squawka / Posted 5 days ago
but Comolli will still be offered that key boardroom position should the Chinese bidders successfully acquire the club from Randy Lerner, who’s prepared to sell up for a reported £75 million. Comolli, who’s previously spent spells with Tottenham... Read more
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Sport in a storm
Celtic interest unlikely to derail Villa's Pearson pursuitare in no rush to appoint Pearson as the behind-the-scenes issues over a potent
Celtic interest unlikely to derail Villa's Pearson pursuit
Sport in a storm / Posted 5 days ago
are in no rush to appoint Pearson as the behind-the-scenes issues over a potential sale of the club remain the priority for owner Randy Lerner in the wake of their dreadful campaign, which saw them relegated from the Premier League earlier this mon... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Juve eye Prem hot-shot; Arsenal track Bayern starVilla. He is wanted as the technical director by a Chinese consortium bidding t
Juve eye Prem hot-shot; Arsenal track Bayern star
TEAMTalk / Posted 5 days ago
Villa. He is wanted as the technical director by a Chinese consortium bidding to buy the relegated Premier League club from Randy Lerner (Daily Telegraph)CHELSEA – Arturo Vidal’s agent Fernando Felicevich reportedly met with Chelsea director... Read more
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give me sport
Embarrassing series of events following Aston Villa's relegation suggest the worst is yet to comeare needed at Villa Park. The undeserving likes of Lescott and Agbonlahor must
Embarrassing series of events following Aston Villa's relegation suggest the worst is yet to come
give me sport / Posted 5 days ago
are needed at Villa Park. The undeserving likes of Lescott and Agbonlahor must be sold whilst an owner more capable than Randy Lerner is needed to steer the club forwards and spend wisely on new recruits. The bad news continued yesterday... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Chinese group want former Liverpool director Comolli involved at Aston VillaDamien Comolli could be set for a return to English football with Owner Randy
Chinese group want former Liverpool director Comolli involved at Aston Villa
tribalfootball.com / Posted 5 days ago
Damien Comolli could be set for a return to English football with Owner Randy Lerner is believed to be in advanced talks with a Chinese consortium over the sale of Villa this summer and it is believed that the prospective new owners are already... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Chelsea eye Dortmund ace; United plot Saints swapVilla. He is wanted as the technical director by a Chinese consortium bidding t
Chelsea eye Dortmund ace; United plot Saints swap
TEAMTalk / Posted 5 days ago
Villa. He is wanted as the technical director by a Chinese consortium bidding to buy the relegated Premier League club from Randy Lerner (Daily Telegraph) Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos, 21, is in talks over a summer move away from the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Nigel Pearson closing on Aston Villa job after holding second round of talksman: Is Pearson the guy to turn things round at Villa? But despite takeover ta
Nigel Pearson closing on Aston Villa job after holding second round of talks
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
man: Is Pearson the guy to turn things round at Villa? But despite takeover talk at Villa Park, where embattled owner Randy Lerner wants out, Mirror Sport understands no saviour is on the horizon yet. In pictures - Villa 2... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa takeover rumour: Damien Comolli linked with Villa Parkof assessing the infrastructure. Three separate groups are believed to have be
Aston Villa takeover rumour: Damien Comolli linked with Villa Park
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
of assessing the infrastructure. Three separate groups are believed to have been granted access to the books as owner Randy Lerner looks to offload the relegated club. Potential buyers from the United Kingdom, the United States and China are... Read more
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HITC Sport
Report: Much-criticised director who signed Modric and Suarez lined up for Aston Villa rolebe a crucial few months for the Premier League's bottom club, who have already
Report: Much-criticised director who signed Modric and Suarez lined up for Aston Villa role
HITC Sport / Posted 6 days ago
be a crucial few months for the Premier League's bottom club, who have already been relegated to the Championship. Owner Randy Lerner has been heavily criticised, and The Telegraph report that a Chinese consortium is bidding to take the club off... Read more
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soccernews
Eric Black calls on fans to help Villa bounce backstruggles have been set against a backdrop of animosity from supporters, who ha
Eric Black calls on fans to help Villa bounce back
soccernews / Posted 6 days ago
struggles have been set against a backdrop of animosity from supporters, who have been vociferous in their calls for owner Randy Lerner to sell the club. But Black has called on the fans to turn out in force when the Championship season begins in... Read more
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Soccer Way
Eric Black calls on fans to help Villa bounce back struggles have been set against a backdrop of animosity from supporters, who ha
Eric Black calls on fans to help Villa bounce back
Soccer Way / Posted 6 days ago
struggles have been set against a backdrop of animosity from supporters, who have been vociferous in their calls for owner Randy Lerner to sell the club. But Black has called on the fans to turn out in force when the Championship season begins in... Read more
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Goal.com
Aston Villa News: Eric Black calls on fans to help Aston Villa bounce backstruggles have been set against a backdrop of animosity from supporters, who ha
Aston Villa News: Eric Black calls on fans to help Aston Villa bounce back
Goal.com / Posted 6 days ago
struggles have been set against a backdrop of animosity from supporters, who have been vociferous in their calls for owner Randy Lerner to sell the club. But Black has called on the fans to turn out in force when the Championship season begins in... Read more
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give me sport
Aston Villa need wholesale changes to usher in new era - a manager will be just the startdown the table year-on-year and the relegation that awaits them is a consequenc
Aston Villa need wholesale changes to usher in new era - a manager will be just the start
give me sport / Posted 6 days ago
down the table year-on-year and the relegation that awaits them is a consequence of the poorly run nature of the club. Randy Lerner has abandoned the club and has allowed it to rot over the years with poor managerial appointments, a lack of... Read more
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metro
Hollywood star Tom Hanks reveals brilliant plan to rebuild Aston Villaflick, ‘A Hologram For The King,’ the 59-year-old joked about doing his bit to
Hollywood star Tom Hanks reveals brilliant plan to rebuild Aston Villa
metro / Posted 6 days ago
flick, ‘A Hologram For The King,’ the 59-year-old joked about doing his bit to help the Championship-bound club.Villa owner Randy Lerner (right) has been trying to sell the club (Picture: Getty Images) ‘I’m going to create a coffee shop book full... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
Amsterdam Transport Network Launches New No.14 Tram In Tribute To Johan Cruyff (Club Include Two Silly #Hashtags On New 2016/17 Shirt (Photo) ‘It Lies At My F
Amsterdam Transport Network Launches New No.14 Tram In Tribute To Johan Cruyff (
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 6 days ago
Club Include Two Silly #Hashtags On New 2016/17 Shirt (Photo) ‘It Lies At My Feet And Nobody Elses’ – Aston Villa Owner Randy Lerner Issues Statement Taking Full Responsibility For Relegation Marseille: Perma-Crock Abou Diaby Comes Through 90... Read more
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HITC Sport
Richard Keys says this is what he can't believe about Aston VillaCurrent owner Randy Lerner has been looking to sell the Midlands club for a siz
Richard Keys says this is what he can't believe about Aston Villa
HITC Sport / Posted 7 days ago
Current owner Randy Lerner has been looking to sell the Midlands club for a sizeable period of time, but he has been unable to find anyone to take it off his hands. Villa have one of the largest catchment areas of any English side, and they a... Read more
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birminghammail
If Randy still owns the club in June, it'll be another relegation battlethis kind of behavior is not acceptable at Aston Villa, and the supporters know
If Randy still owns the club in June, it'll be another relegation battle
birminghammail / Posted 7 days ago
this kind of behavior is not acceptable at Aston Villa, and the supporters know that they are not being taken for a ride. Randy Lerner, Aston Villa Chairman Lerner has been able to hide behind an ocean, and in his absence ineptitude and apathy... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Exclusive: Prem hopefuls Burnley target Aston Villa midfieldergames against Southampton… April 22 2016, 4:21 pm Lerner: Villa’s desperate ex
Exclusive: Prem hopefuls Burnley target Aston Villa midfielder
TEAMTalk / Posted 7 days ago
games against Southampton… April 22 2016, 4:21 pm Lerner: Villa’s desperate existence is totally unacceptable Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner has accepted blame for the club’s relegation from the Premier League. The… April 22 2016, 11:32 amYou... Read more
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Express and Star
Jores Okore hits back at Aston Villa claims « Express & Starafter joining, club captain Gabriel Agbonlahor was suspended as Villa launched
Jores Okore hits back at Aston Villa claims « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 7 days ago
after joining, club captain Gabriel Agbonlahor was suspended as Villa launched an investigation into his conduct. Owner Randy Lerner then issued a statement taking responsibility for the club’s relegation. Okore looks likely to remain with... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Five Players Aston Villa Should Keepgiants prepare to face the sombre reality of life in English football's second
Five Players Aston Villa Should Keep
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 7 days ago
giants prepare to face the sombre reality of life in English football's second division for the first time since 1987. Randy Lerner is single-handedly steering the club towards the abyss and this once proud and stoic institution is close to... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
Leicester-Citys-Riyad-Mahrez-poses-with-his-PFA-Player-of-the-year-award » Who Ate all the PiesClub Include Two Silly #Hashtags On New 2016/17 Shirt (Photo) ‘It Lies At My F
Leicester-Citys-Riyad-Mahrez-poses-with-his-PFA-Player-of-the-year-award » Who Ate all the Pies
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 8 days ago
Club Include Two Silly #Hashtags On New 2016/17 Shirt (Photo) ‘It Lies At My Feet And Nobody Elses’ – Aston Villa Owner Randy Lerner Issues Statement Taking Full Responsibility For Relegation Marseille: Perma-Crock Abou Diaby Comes Through 90... Read more
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Goal.com
Hodgson targeted for Aston Villa jobto The Sun, he had been identified as the perfect man to try and rebuild Villa
Hodgson targeted for Aston Villa job
Goal.com / Posted 8 days ago
to The Sun, he had been identified as the perfect man to try and rebuild Villa and get them back in the Premier League, but with Bernstein standing down and Randy Lerner keen to cut costs, the move for Hodgson has been put on ice. Co... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Black - Unprofessional To Pick A Team On Merita team based on supporters opinions. And he's 100% correct in that summation.
Black - Unprofessional To Pick A Team On Merit
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 8 days ago
a team based on supporters opinions. And he's 100% correct in that summation. But whilst he continues to wibble from the Randy Lerner playbook of failed ambitions he hasn't quite seemed to realise what an absolute muppet he's making himself sound... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa rumour: David Bernstein wanted Roy Hodgson at the Villa helmalong with Lord Mervyn King, resigned from the board only weeks after arriving
Aston Villa rumour: David Bernstein wanted Roy Hodgson at the Villa helm
birminghammail / Posted 8 days ago
along with Lord Mervyn King, resigned from the board only weeks after arriving at Villa Park after deeming his position untenable under owner Randy Lerner. Hodgson had successful spells with Fulham and Albion, and has plenty of experience... Read more
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birminghammail
"The end-of-season lap of honour should be interesting!"after the latest defeat at the hands of Southampton. The claret and blues vent
"The end-of-season lap of honour should be interesting!"
birminghammail / Posted 8 days ago
after the latest defeat at the hands of Southampton. The claret and blues vented their anger at the players and owner Randy Lerner throughout the loss at Villa Park on Saturday, and protested with banners in the 74th minute displaying the... Read more
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