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birminghammail
What Kodjia's arrival means for Aston Villa's other strikersrising to £15 million. But what does his arrival mean for the strikers current
What Kodjia's arrival means for Aston Villa's other strikers
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rising to £15 million. But what does his arrival mean for the strikers currently at the club? It’s thought that Roberto Di Matteo could let Rushian Hepburn-Murphy leave on loan as the teenager seeks first-team experience. A number of... Read more
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birminghammail
Introducing Jonathan Kodjia: The lowdown on the new strikerthe claret and blues beat off competition from rivals, including Premier League
Introducing Jonathan Kodjia: The lowdown on the new striker
birminghammail / Posted 3 hours ago
the claret and blues beat off competition from rivals, including Premier League clubs, for his signature. Read More Roberto Di Matteo said: "We are really pleased to have secured the services of Jonathan. He is a proven goalscorer and... Read more
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Sporting Life
Kodjia signs for Villalast term.The 26-year-old scored 19 goals in the Championship last season for t
Kodjia signs for Villa
Sporting Life / Posted 3 hours ago
last term.The 26-year-old scored 19 goals in the Championship last season for the Robins from 45 appearances.Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo said on avfc.co.uk: "We are really pleased to have secured the services of Jonathan."He is a proven... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Aston Villa splash cash to land Bristol City hotshot Kodjialast term. The 26-year-old scored 19 goals in the Championship last season for
Aston Villa splash cash to land Bristol City hotshot Kodjia
TEAMTalk / Posted 3 hours ago
last term. The 26-year-old scored 19 goals in the Championship last season for the Robins from 45 appearances. Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo said on avfc.co.uk: “We are really pleased to have secured the services of Jonathan. “He is a proven... Read more
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Football365
Championship Villa complete £15m deal for Kodjialast term. The 26-year-old scored 19 goals in the Championship last season for
Championship Villa complete £15m deal for Kodjia
Football365 / Posted 3 hours ago
last term. The 26-year-old scored 19 goals in the Championship last season for the Robins from 45 appearances. Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo said on avfc.co.uk: “We are really pleased to have secured the services of Jonathan. “He is a proven... Read more
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birminghammail
Claret and blues reveal eighth summer signingincluding perims* (*sic Prems) be4 we turned into him. We're delighted he chose
Claret and blues reveal eighth summer signing
birminghammail / Posted 4 hours ago
including perims* (*sic Prems) be4 we turned into him. We're delighted he chose playing 4 Villa! Welcome Kodjia!" Boss Roberto Di Matteo said: "We are really pleased to have secured the services of Jonathan. “He is a proven goal-scorer and... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Jonathan Kodjia's 20 Goals Last Seasonmore this season please Kodjia, another 20 from Ross, we'll be flying up and OU
Jonathan Kodjia's 20 Goals Last Season
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 4 hours ago
more this season please Kodjia, another 20 from Ross, we'll be flying up and OUT of the Championship! Aston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo said: "We are really pleased to have secured the services of Jonathan.' Adding, as we can now see from... Read more
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Express and Star
Jonathan Kodjia completes move to Aston Villa in deal worth up to £15m « Express & Starfor their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone on Saturday
Jonathan Kodjia completes move to Aston Villa in deal worth up to £15m « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 4 hours ago
for their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone on Saturday before returning to Bodymoor Heath. Boss Roberto Di Matteo said: “We are really pleased to have secured the services of Jonathan. “He is a proven goalscorer and... Read more
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birminghammail
What to expect at Aston Villa on transfer deadline dayup as we enter the penultimate day of the transfer window. The claret and blue
What to expect at Aston Villa on transfer deadline day
birminghammail / Posted 7 hours ago
up as we enter the penultimate day of the transfer window. The claret and blues will be busy in the next 48 hours as boss Roberto Di Matteo looks to add the final pieces to the jigsaw, backed by enthusiastic owner Tony Xia. Villa have already... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa injury worry could leave Roberto Di Matteo's squad shortof the 3-1 defeat at Bristol City after feeling a pain in his Achilles tendon.
Villa injury worry could leave Roberto Di Matteo's squad short
birminghammail / Posted 7 hours ago
of the 3-1 defeat at Bristol City after feeling a pain in his Achilles tendon. A long-term absence would be bad news for Roberto Di Matteo who only let fellow left-back Joe Bennett leave for Cardiff City over the weekend. At present, Jordan... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Hull striker Hernandez wants Aston Villa movesummer transfer window closes, says the Daily Mail. The 26-year-old Uruguay in
Hull striker Hernandez wants Aston Villa move
tribalfootball.com / Posted 8 hours ago
summer transfer window closes, says the Daily Mail. The 26-year-old Uruguay international has been targeted by Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo and was the subject of a £14million bid on Monday. However, Hull are reluctant to allow the striker to... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa transfer news: Di Matteo to weigh up more offersBoss Roberto Di Matteo will today make a decision on whether to allow some of h
Aston Villa transfer news: Di Matteo to weigh up more offers
birminghammail / Posted 8 hours ago
Boss Roberto Di Matteo will today make a decision on whether to allow some of his U23s to move out on loan. The Villa gaffer waited until after yesterday’s Premier League 2 win against Newcastle United to make up his mind. And in the next 48 hours... Read more
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Express and Star
Transfer Rumours - August 30 « Express & Stara move to Aston Villa before the end of the transfer window. The Uruguayan int
Transfer Rumours - August 30 « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 8 hours ago
a move to Aston Villa before the end of the transfer window. The Uruguayan international has been targeted by Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo as he continues to search for players capable of guiding his side back to the Premier League. Villa have... Read more
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birminghammail
This is what we know about Uruguay striker Diego RolanPlaying style Like so many of the strikers linked with Villa in the past few w
This is what we know about Uruguay striker Diego Rolan
birminghammail / Posted 10 hours ago
Playing style Like so many of the strikers linked with Villa in the past few weeks, Rolan fits the type of striker that Roberto Di Matteo wants to bring in. The theme of the last few weeks has been South American strikers with Rolan's link... Read more
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birminghammail
A deal for Abel Hernandez is reportedly edging closerfor the Uruguayan forward. The Tigers are low on numbers and were refusing to
A deal for Abel Hernandez is reportedly edging closer
birminghammail / Posted 10 hours ago
for the Uruguayan forward. The Tigers are low on numbers and were refusing to lower their demands for the 26-year-old, but Roberto Di Matteo is on the verge of getting his man according to Sky Sports. The striker would be Villa's most lucrative... Read more
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Express and Star
AEK Athens end Joleon Lescott’s Aston Villa nightmare « Express & Starexit, a little more than 48 hours before the closure of the transfer window, re
AEK Athens end Joleon Lescott’s Aston Villa nightmare « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 10 hours ago
exit, a little more than 48 hours before the closure of the transfer window, removes another major headache for manager Roberto Di Matteo and the prospect of the club having to pay off the defender had he remained beyond Wednesday’s deadline.... Read more
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birminghammail
Here's how hat-trick hero Libor Kozak played for the under-23sUnited 4-0. And we paid close attention to Kozak, who is into the final year o
Here's how hat-trick hero Libor Kozak played for the under-23s
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
United 4-0. And we paid close attention to Kozak, who is into the final year of his contract. Will he have impressed Roberto Di Matteo? Or the cluster of scouts who descend on Villa Park for these fixtures.? Watch the video at the top of... Read more
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insidefutbol
Aston Villa Continuing Talks With Hull City For Abel Hernandeztheir activity towards the end of the window. Relegated from the Premier Leagu
Aston Villa Continuing Talks With Hull City For Abel Hernandez
insidefutbol / Posted yesterday
their activity towards the end of the window. Relegated from the Premier League last season, Villa have had a mixed start to the new campaign under Roberto Di Matteo. Aston Villa have collected five points from five Championship gam... Read more
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birminghammail
News & rumours: Latest on Adomah; battle for Forest striker(not to select him).” The 34-year-old still had a year left on his two-year co
News & rumours: Latest on Adomah; battle for Forest striker
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
(not to select him).” The 34-year-old still had a year left on his two-year contract at Villa Park, but was told by Roberto Di Matteo that he had no future at B6 following the club's relegation. He has signed a two-year year deal with Greek... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa vs Newcastle under-23s LIVE: Updates and analysisat Derby. But he looked rusty, which is to be expected after missing most of p
Villa vs Newcastle under-23s LIVE: Updates and analysis
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at Derby. But he looked rusty, which is to be expected after missing most of pre-season injured. Is he playing to impress Roberto Di Matteo or to earn a move away? Good afternoon on this sunny Bank Holiday. We’re in B6 to bring you coverage of... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Lescott moves to Greece as AEK announce twoa two-time Premier League winner with Manchester City, had not featured this ca
Lescott moves to Greece as AEK announce two
TEAMTalk / Posted yesterday
a two-time Premier League winner with Manchester City, had not featured this campaign at Villa Park under new manager Roberto Di Matteo. AEK’s domestic league starts on September 10 with a home game against Xanthi, though the club have... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Aston Villa bid massive £14M for Hull striker Abel HernandezThe Daily Mail says the Uruguay striker has been targeted by Roberto di Matteo
Aston Villa bid massive £14M for Hull striker Abel Hernandez
tribalfootball.com / Posted yesterday
The Daily Mail says the Uruguay striker has been targeted by Roberto di Matteo this summer and though Mike Phelan has been determined to hold on to the 26-year-old Villa are willing to bid £14m plus add ons up to £17m. Hull have identified Bristol... Read more
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birminghammail
All is in place for Villa to succeed: but now it must come togetherto any side, the reaction which followed Abraham’s leveller is what will have w
All is in place for Villa to succeed: but now it must come together
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
to any side, the reaction which followed Abraham’s leveller is what will have worried Di Matteo. Aston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo during the match at Bristol City That sinking feeling returned, it was obvious the second goal was fast... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa see third defender leave club in as many daysThe 34-year-old still had a year left on his two-year contract at Villa Park, b
Aston Villa see third defender leave club in as many days
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
The 34-year-old still had a year left on his two-year contract at Villa Park, but was told by Roberto Di Matteo that he had no future at B6 following the club's relegation. He has signed a two-year year deal with Greek side AEK Athens, having passed... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Villa Fan In Optimism Shockerhistory to keep referring to. However, last season was such a low, it was neve
Villa Fan In Optimism Shocker
vitalfootball co uk / Posted yesterday
history to keep referring to. However, last season was such a low, it was never going to be a quick fairy tale fix was it? Roberto Di Matteo (I realise some didn`t want him, same as any manager, so they are looking for signs as to why they were... Read more
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Chelsea FC
Chelsea here Chelsea therestriker was perfectly placed to tap-in the Robins' equaliser against the side m
Chelsea here Chelsea there
Chelsea FC / Posted yesterday
striker was perfectly placed to tap-in the Robins' equaliser against the side managed and coached by former Blues Roberto Di Matteo and Steve Clarke, taking his tally for the season to six. Just two minutes later he slid a through-ball... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
RDM On Bristol CityWhat's being said in the forum now? Manager Roberto Di Matteo has spoken of hi
RDM On Bristol City
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 2 days ago
What's being said in the forum now? Manager Roberto Di Matteo has spoken of his disappointment at seeing Aston Villa lose the game against Bristol City yesterday. Making the trip to Ashton Gate for the next Championship action of the season, Villa... Read more
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HITC Sport
Three tackles, nine duels won: How Ritchie De Laet fared on his Aston Villa debutin Saturday's 3-1 loss at Bristol City. The 27-year-old Belgian right-back was
Three tackles, nine duels won: How Ritchie De Laet fared on his Aston Villa debut
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
in Saturday's 3-1 loss at Bristol City. The 27-year-old Belgian right-back was thrown straight into the line-up by manager Roberto Di Matteo for Saturday’s clash with Bristol City at Ashton Gate, but it ultimately proved a game he will want to... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Chelsea Youngster Continues to Shine On-LoanTammy Abraham continues to make all the right impressions on loan at Bristol Ci
Chelsea Youngster Continues to Shine On-Loan
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 2 days ago
Tammy Abraham continues to make all the right impressions on loan at Bristol City.Yesterday, with Bristol City entertaining Roberto Di Matteo`s Aston Villa, Abraham netted his fifth goal of the season, making it five goals in seven games, when he... Read more
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The Age
Socceroos head to Perth for World Cup qualifier in mixed moodsa game since, so he will only have gained from the run out against Bristol City
Socceroos head to Perth for World Cup qualifier in mixed moods
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
a game since, so he will only have gained from the run out against Bristol City. He is expected to become a key figure for Roberto di Matteo as the Villa manager looks to take the giant Birmingham club back into the top flight at the first time of... Read more
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sportsmole
Villa outcast Lescott set for Athens move?their unceremonious drop into the Championship at the end of last term and has
Villa outcast Lescott set for Athens move?
sportsmole / Posted 2 days ago
their unceremonious drop into the Championship at the end of last term and has been told that he can move on by new manager Roberto Di Matteo. Greek website Sport 24 claims that Lescott has "agreed terms" with the Superleague runners-up and will... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa analysis: Qualities questioned; an unwanted run continueseffort, Gollini parried with ball into Tammy Abraham’s path which allowed the o
Villa analysis: Qualities questioned; an unwanted run continues
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
effort, Gollini parried with ball into Tammy Abraham’s path which allowed the on-loan Chelsea man an easy tap-in. Boss Roberto Di Matteo backed his man after the game by insisting that the defence should have reacted better but the opinion from... Read more
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HITC Sport
Xia claims striker could sign imminently, Villa reportedly offer £20m for Abel Hernandezalready this summer having landed Ross McCormack from Fulham, but after Saturda
Xia claims striker could sign imminently, Villa reportedly offer £20m for Abel Hernandez
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
already this summer having landed Ross McCormack from Fulham, but after Saturday's 3-1 away defeat to Bristol City, manager Roberto Di Matteo appears to want to splash the cash again. With Rudy Gestede out injured, Gabriel Agbonlahor's future... Read more
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Canberra Times
Socceroos head to Perth for World Cup qualifier in mixed moodsa game since, so he will only have gained from the run out against Bristol City
Socceroos head to Perth for World Cup qualifier in mixed moods
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
a game since, so he will only have gained from the run out against Bristol City. He is expected to become a key figure for Roberto di Matteo as the Villa manager looks to take the giant Birmingham club back into the top flight at the first time of... Read more
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Super Sport
Huddersfield top; Magpies win, Villa losethat lacked a cutting edge without injured striker Cameron Jerome. However, it
Huddersfield top; Magpies win, Villa lose
Super Sport / Posted 2 days ago
that lacked a cutting edge without injured striker Cameron Jerome. However, it will be Champions League winning manager Roberto di Matteo who will have most cause for concern as Aston Villa lost 3-1 at Bristol City. Villa had taken the lead... Read more
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sportsmole
Roberto Di Matteo angry over Villa lossAston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo has hit out at his side after they slippe
Roberto Di Matteo angry over Villa loss
sportsmole / Posted 3 days ago
Aston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo has hit out at his side after they slipped to a 3-1 defeat at Bristol City on Saturday. The Villans took the lead inside the first five minutes through Jack Grealish, but City struck back three times in the... Read more
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birminghammail
RDM: There is only one way to overcome Villa's latest setbackRoberto Di Matteo admits 'winning' is the only way for Aston Villa to get recen
RDM: There is only one way to overcome Villa's latest setback
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
Roberto Di Matteo admits 'winning' is the only way for Aston Villa to get recent disappointments out of their system. Villa have won just one of their five Championship games so far this season, leaving them in 16th place in the table. The 3-1... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo: We don't even look like a teamRoberto Di Matteo blasted his troops after the 3-1 defeat at Bristol City, sayi
Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo: We don't even look like a team
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
Roberto Di Matteo blasted his troops after the 3-1 defeat at Bristol City, saying: We don’t even look like a team. The claret and blues boss was fuming in the aftermath of another disappointing away day which saw Villa throw away a lead after... Read more
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birminghammail
Gollini's manager leaps to the Villa goalkeeper's defenceRoberto Di Matteo has leaped to the defence of goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini. G
Gollini's manager leaps to the Villa goalkeeper's defence
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
Roberto Di Matteo has leaped to the defence of goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini. Gollini, who contributed to crucial concessions against Sheffield Wednesday and Huddersfield, came in for more criticism at Bristol City today. The 21-year-old Italian... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa could face a hefty fine after defeat at Bristol Cityit will prevent Dr Tony Xia from forking out £15 million for a striker before t
Aston Villa could face a hefty fine after defeat at Bristol City
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
it will prevent Dr Tony Xia from forking out £15 million for a striker before the deadline? Definitely not. It won’t worry Roberto Di Matteo one bit, what will worry him, though, is the way his team caved in the second half and these bookings came... Read more
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birminghammail
Confirmed: Jores Okore leaves Aston VillaTommy Elphick and James Chester in the central defensive pecking order. The Da
Confirmed: Jores Okore leaves Aston Villa
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
Tommy Elphick and James Chester in the central defensive pecking order. The Danish ace has made just one appearance under Roberto Di Matteo. It came in the 3-1 defeat at Luton Town in the EFL Cup where he scored an own-goal. It marked a... Read more
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HITC Sport
Confirmed Bristol City v Aston Villa line- De Laet and Jedinak make their debutsdrew 0-0 with Derby County last weekend and will be looking to take their unbea
Confirmed Bristol City v Aston Villa line- De Laet and Jedinak make their debuts
HITC Sport / Posted 3 days ago
drew 0-0 with Derby County last weekend and will be looking to take their unbeaten run in the league to four games today. Roberto Di Matteo has seen his side draw their last two games, and will be looking for all three points this afternoon - and... Read more
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birminghammail
This is the happiest the Villa fans have been since Wembleybring even more spark to this entertaining, revamped squad. Along with all the
This is the happiest the Villa fans have been since Wembley
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
bring even more spark to this entertaining, revamped squad. Along with all the other recent introductions brought in by Roberto Di Matteo, we should be set for a positive result. Roberto Di Matteo manager of Aston Villa during the match at... Read more
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birminghammail
The latest on Aston Villa defender Jores Okoreon his next destination and will use the weekend to gather his thoughts. The D
The latest on Aston Villa defender Jores Okore
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
on his next destination and will use the weekend to gather his thoughts. The Danish ace has made just one appearance under Roberto Di Matteo. It came in the 3-1 defeat at Luton Town in the EFL Cup where he scored an own-goal. It marked a... Read more
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birminghammail
Transfers: Defender set for medical abroad; two players incominghome country and FC Copenhagen, according to The Sun. Okore, 24, is thought to
Transfers: Defender set for medical abroad; two players incoming
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
home country and FC Copenhagen, according to The Sun. Okore, 24, is thought to have had a medical last night in Denmark as Roberto Di Matteo continues his significant overhaul of the squad. James Chester, Ritchie De Laet and Tommy Elphick have all... Read more
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birminghammail
Joe Bennett leaves Villa - and sends message to supportersformerly of Middlesbrough, has had loan spells at Brighton and Sheffield Wednes
Joe Bennett leaves Villa - and sends message to supporters
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
formerly of Middlesbrough, has had loan spells at Brighton and Sheffield Wednesday in recent seasons and was told by Roberto Di Matteo he was free to leave this summer. The Italian saw sufficient coverage at left-back in the shape of Aly... Read more
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birminghammail
Roberto Di Matteo hails Ritchie De Laet's special qualitiesAston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo has expressed his delight at securing Cha
Roberto Di Matteo hails Ritchie De Laet's special qualities
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
Aston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo has expressed his delight at securing Championship promotion specialist Ritchie De Laet. The full-back joined from Premier League champions Leicester City during the week and becomes the fourth player to join... Read more
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birminghammail
Birmingham Mail Football RECAP: The latest news and rumoursCity tomorrow. They will be desperate to get a reaction following last weekend’
Birmingham Mail Football RECAP: The latest news and rumours
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
City tomorrow. They will be desperate to get a reaction following last weekend’s defeat to Wolves. Aston Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo spoke at his press conference yesterday about how new signings Mile Jedinak and Ritchie De Laet are... Read more
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birminghammail
De Laet and other Villa players put through pacesand Ritchie De Laet are in contention to feature. “Looking at the last few gam
De Laet and other Villa players put through paces
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
and Ritchie De Laet are in contention to feature. “Looking at the last few games, they have been a very tough opponent,” Roberto Di Matteo said ahead of the game. Read More “I think we have to look at Bristol City as a competitor for the... Read more
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Cardiff City Online
Villa owner reveals defender move to Cardiffsubside any wages . Wish him a bright career there as many SW fans expected! T
Villa owner reveals defender move to Cardiff
Cardiff City Online / Posted 4 days ago
subside any wages . Wish him a bright career there as many SW fans expected! The 26 year old cost Villa £2.75 from Middlesbrough in 2012 and he has made 24 Premier League appearances but finds himself down the pecking order under Roberto Di Ma... Read more
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