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vitalfootball co uk
Where Next for James Wilson?Manchester United officials view Villa Park as an ideal destination for the you
Where Next for James Wilson?
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 5 hours ago
Manchester United officials view Villa Park as an ideal destination for the young striker but they may have to persuade Roberto Di Matteo to align with the prospect as the new Aston Villa manager has spoken out against the loan system for his... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
McCormack Interest ReportedPremier League status in 2016 / 2017. Our source also goes on to suggest that
McCormack Interest Reported
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 5 hours ago
Premier League status in 2016 / 2017. Our source also goes on to suggest that Aston Villa and Newcastle United, managed by Roberto Di Matteo and Rafa Benitez respectively, are also keen to lure the Scottish international away from Craven Cottage... Read more
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birminghammail
Man United star of interest? £6m for Sinclairinterested but Villa are alleged to be one of the clubs that Old Trafford offic
Man United star of interest? £6m for Sinclair
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interested but Villa are alleged to be one of the clubs that Old Trafford officials would like to see him at. Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo has spoken out on his wish to avoid the loan market where possible in order to build something with a... Read more
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birminghammail
Tommy Elphick on leaving behind a masterpiece at Bournemouth£175k. Last term in the Premier League injuries restricted his progress and he
Tommy Elphick on leaving behind a masterpiece at Bournemouth
birminghammail / Posted 5 hours ago
£175k. Last term in the Premier League injuries restricted his progress and he made just 14 appearances. New Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo was desperate to swoop and landed the centre-half for £3m on a three-year deal. Last week he told Villa... Read more
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Express and Star
Villa reject Celtic bid for Scott Sinclair « Express & Starhis career has stalled and he struggled to make an impact during his first full
Villa reject Celtic bid for Scott Sinclair « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 8 hours ago
his career has stalled and he struggled to make an impact during his first full season at Villa Park. Yet new Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo will wait until pre-season before making decisions on his existing playing squad. The Italian is eager to... Read more
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HITC Sport
Jack Grealish sends message to Aston Villa legend Stiliyan Petrovsold the club to Tony Xia and the Chinese billionaire has gone on to appoint a
Jack Grealish sends message to Aston Villa legend Stiliyan Petrov
HITC Sport / Posted 23 hours ago
sold the club to Tony Xia and the Chinese billionaire has gone on to appoint a manager of high caliber in the form of Roberto Di Matteo. In a further cause for optimism for the long suffering Villa faithful, it was confirmed on Thursday that... Read more
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International Business Times
Manchester United: Jose Mourinho set to sanction James Wilson loan after Marcus Rashford emergence two Championship clubs interested in signing the forward, who scored five goals
Manchester United: Jose Mourinho set to sanction James Wilson loan after Marcus Rashford emergence
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
two Championship clubs interested in signing the forward, who scored five goals in 24 outings for the Seagulls last season. Roberto Di Matteo has been tasked by new Villa owner Tony Xia to get back to the English top-flight with the first time of... Read more
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birminghammail
Special report: All you need to know on how leaving the EU will affect Midlands football and player recruitmenttheir national team in competitive matches over the last two years and the FIFA
Special report: All you need to know on how leaving the EU will affect Midlands football and player recruitment
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
their national team in competitive matches over the last two years and the FIFA ranking of the country.Aston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo What's the current rule? The current rule for non EU players Is that if you have a player from a country... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa transfer news: The chances of landing this Premier League strikerJames Wilson and both Villa and Blues are said to be interested. Villa are loo
Aston Villa transfer news: The chances of landing this Premier League striker
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
James Wilson and both Villa and Blues are said to be interested. Villa are looking for at least one new striker and boss Roberto Di Matteo will use his loan options wisely. So is Wilson likely to make a difference and will he be tracked this... Read more
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birminghammail
West Brom feature: 40 years of Baggies left-backsAlbion's left-backs Here’s 26 of them: 26 Joe Mattock - Packed a far bigger p
West Brom feature: 40 years of Baggies left-backs
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Albion's left-backs Here’s 26 of them: 26 Joe Mattock - Packed a far bigger punch off the pitch than on it, signed by Roberto Di Matteo from Leicester but after a few months lost his place to Marek Cech... and that says it all- 1/10 25 Graham... Read more
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Scotsman
Hibs eye Scott McDonald | Sinclair ‘will cost Celtic £6m’ | Nicky Clark to Bury?Park. (Scottish Sun) Sinclair ‘will cost £6m’ SCOTT Sinclair could cost Celti
Hibs eye Scott McDonald | Sinclair ‘will cost Celtic £6m’ | Nicky Clark to Bury?
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
Park. (Scottish Sun) Sinclair ‘will cost £6m’ SCOTT Sinclair could cost Celtic up to £6 million, with Aston Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo reluctant to lose a key player. Celtic are believed to have offered Villa £2 million with add-ons for the... Read more
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birminghammail
Man United star of interest? £6m for Sinclairinterested but Villa are alleged to be one of the clubs that Old Trafford offic
Man United star of interest? £6m for Sinclair
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interested but Villa are alleged to be one of the clubs that Old Trafford officials would like to see him at. Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo has spoken out on his wish to avoid the loan market where possible in order to build something with a... Read more
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LISTED: The Championship free agents available to Aston Villaof the 2015/16 season. There are more than 150 players whose Championship cont
LISTED: The Championship free agents available to Aston Villa
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
of the 2015/16 season. There are more than 150 players whose Championship contracts are set to expire this month, so could Roberto Di Matteo have his eye on any as he attempts to rebuild Villa? Of course, some of the players on the released list... Read more
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birminghammail
How did Tony Pulis' start compare to his predecessorsonly in the top flight but pretty much in mid-table. Halcyon times. Opening 10
How did Tony Pulis' start compare to his predecessors
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
only in the top flight but pretty much in mid-table. Halcyon times. Opening 10 games (Premier League): DDWDWWLDWL (16/30)Roberto Di Matteo celebrated promotion to the Premier League with West Bromwich Albion in 2010 ROBBIE DI MATTEO... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Latest Premier League transfer gossip, news: Morata, Pogba, Griezmann, Manchester United, Arsenal, Vardyconfirm Stiliyan Petrov will take part in pre-season training at first-team lev
Latest Premier League transfer gossip, news: Morata, Pogba, Griezmann, Manchester United, Arsenal, Vardy
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted yesterday
confirm Stiliyan Petrov will take part in pre-season training at first-team level,” the club said in a statement. “Manager Roberto Di Matteo has revealed the former club captain will travel with the group to Austria as he joins the squad at their... Read more
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birminghammail
Rumours: Villa favourites to land ex-Blues loanee; USA international wantedspells with Bundesliga side Freiburg and Hoffenheim. Williams, 27, like Royals
Rumours: Villa favourites to land ex-Blues loanee; USA international wanted
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spells with Bundesliga side Freiburg and Hoffenheim. Williams, 27, like Royals teammate Aaron Tshibola, is well known to Roberto Di Matteo's number two, Steve Clarke.Danny Williams New kit Villa supporters won't have to wait much longer to see... Read more
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birminghammail
Tony Xia: We're creating an Aston Villa team to please the fanshas promised supporters a team to be proud of come the start of the Championshi
Tony Xia: We're creating an Aston Villa team to please the fans
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
has promised supporters a team to be proud of come the start of the Championship season. The Chinese businessman will back Roberto Di Matteo in the transfer window and also look to move on any under-performers who are identified by the boss. Xia... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Petrov To Resume Villa Trainingconfirmed that Stiliyan Petrov will join up with the boys for pre season traini
Petrov To Resume Villa Training
vitalfootball co uk / Posted yesterday
confirmed that Stiliyan Petrov will join up with the boys for pre season training, and he's been invited by new manager Roberto Di Matteo to join the side on our Austria based training camp as well. With talk for many months now about how Stan... Read more
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HITC Sport
Petrov posts message on Twitter after return to Aston Villa training confirmedtier for the first time in 29 years. However, with a new billionaire owner (To
Petrov posts message on Twitter after return to Aston Villa training confirmed
HITC Sport / Posted yesterday
tier for the first time in 29 years. However, with a new billionaire owner (Tony Xia) and Champions League-winning boss (Roberto Di Matteo) in place - not to mention a potential return for Petrov - the Villa fans at last have something to look... Read more
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International Business Times
Stiliyan Petrov: Ex-Aston Villa captain to join pre-season training four years after leukaemia diagnosis first-team level," the club confirmed in a statement released via their officia
Stiliyan Petrov: Ex-Aston Villa captain to join pre-season training four years after leukaemia diagnosis
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
first-team level," the club confirmed in a statement released via their official website on Thursday (23 June). "Manager Roberto Di Matteo has revealed the former club captain will travel with the group to Austria as he joins the squad at their... Read more
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avillafan
Aston Villa 2016-17 fixtureswork and to have someone like Tommy Elphick in the squad, probably as our new c
Aston Villa 2016-17 fixtures
avillafan / Posted yesterday
work and to have someone like Tommy Elphick in the squad, probably as our new captain, is a step towards ensuring that Roberto Di Matteo is going to have a squad of players who can cope with the demands of these fixtures. To start, it seems... Read more
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Scotsman
Stiliyan Petrov ‘to train with Aston Villa in pre-season’after his battle with acute leukaemia, announced in April he was planning to ma
Stiliyan Petrov ‘to train with Aston Villa in pre-season’
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
after his battle with acute leukaemia, announced in April he was planning to make a playing comeback. New Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo has given his blessing for Petrov to join the squad at their training camp in Austria. He will report next... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Stiliyan Petrov back in Aston Villa trainingup 105 caps for his country, began training with Villa's Under-21 team in April
Stiliyan Petrov back in Aston Villa training
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
up 105 caps for his country, began training with Villa's Under-21 team in April but the club announced today he will join Roberto Di Matteo's squad at their pre-season training camp in Austria. A club statement read: "Aston Villa Football Club is... Read more
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heraldscotland
Stiliyan Petrov back in Aston Villa trainingup 105 caps for his country, began training with Villa's Under-21 team in April
Stiliyan Petrov back in Aston Villa training
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
up 105 caps for his country, began training with Villa's Under-21 team in April but the club announced today he will join Roberto Di Matteo's squad at their pre-season training camp in Austria. A club statement read: "Aston Villa Football Club is... Read more
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HITC Sport
Collymore and Lineker react on Twitter to the news midfielder will return to Villa trainingbut seems intent of restarting his playing career now. Villa’s pre-season is d
Collymore and Lineker react on Twitter to the news midfielder will return to Villa training
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
but seems intent of restarting his playing career now. Villa’s pre-season is due to start in the coming weeks, with Roberto Di Matteo due to take his side to Austria. Villa will be preparing for the new campaign, which they will spend in... Read more
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birminghammail
Stiliyan Petrov has this message for the claret and blue faithfulThe Bulgarian will also be heading to Austria for a pre-season camp as he tries
Stiliyan Petrov has this message for the claret and blue faithful
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
The Bulgarian will also be heading to Austria for a pre-season camp as he tries to earn a contract from new boss Roberto Di Matteo. Following the news, which was largely applauded by the supporters, the midfielder took to Twitter to thank the fans... Read more
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birminghammail
Transfer news: Premier League club interested in Aston Villa duoscored six goals last season but smashed the Championship to pieces with 32 str
Transfer news: Premier League club interested in Aston Villa duo
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
scored six goals last season but smashed the Championship to pieces with 32 strikes in 50 starts for previous club Blackburn. Villa’s first-team return to Bodymoor Heath on Wednesday as new manager Roberto Di Matteo starts assessing... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Newcastle United hint at quadruple signing and Stiliyan Petrov to return: Championship gossipacute leukaemia in 2012 but now wants to resume his playing career. He has not
Newcastle United hint at quadruple signing and Stiliyan Petrov to return: Championship gossip
Nottingham Post / Posted 2 days ago
acute leukaemia in 2012 but now wants to resume his playing career. He has not yet been offered a deal, but Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo will give Petrov a chance to impress when he trains with the first-team at Bodymoor Heath and travels with... Read more
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birminghammail
Reaction to Stiliyan Petrov's Aston Villa boostStiliyan Petrov's mission to return to professional football was today given a
Reaction to Stiliyan Petrov's Aston Villa boost
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
Stiliyan Petrov's mission to return to professional football was today given a huge boost. If Petrov impresses boss Roberto Di Matteo he could earn himself a deal. If not, a six-week training plan will help his chances of moving elsewhere. Our man... Read more
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Football365
Petrov to train with Aston Villa this summerafter his battle with acute leukaemia, announced in April he was planning to ma
Petrov to train with Aston Villa this summer
Football365 / Posted 2 days ago
after his battle with acute leukaemia, announced in April he was planning to make a playing comeback. New Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo has given his blessing for Petrov to join the squad at their training camp in Austria. He will report next... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Leukaemia survivor Petrov to return to training with VillaPetrov will take part in pre-season training at first-team level," a club state
Leukaemia survivor Petrov to return to training with Villa
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
Petrov will take part in pre-season training at first-team level," a club statement said. Petrov will join new manager Roberto Di Matteo and the rest of the squad for a training camp in Austria as Villa prepare for life outside the Premier... Read more
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The Star
Leukaemia survivor Petrov to return to training with VillaPetrov will take part in pre-season training at first-team level," a club state
Leukaemia survivor Petrov to return to training with Villa
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
Petrov will take part in pre-season training at first-team level," a club statement said. Petrov will join new manager Roberto Di Matteo and the rest of the squad for a training camp in Austria as Villa prepare for life outside the Premier... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Villa confirm Petrov will return for pre-season trainingafter his battle with acute leukaemia, announced in April he was planning to ma
Villa confirm Petrov will return for pre-season training
TEAMTalk / Posted 2 days ago
after his battle with acute leukaemia, announced in April he was planning to make a playing comeback. New Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo has given his blessing for Petrov to join the squad at their training camp in Austria. He will report next... Read more
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sportsmole
Petrov to resume training with Aston Villahis illness, Petrov scored 12 times in 218 appearances for Villa and if he is a
Petrov to resume training with Aston Villa
sportsmole / Posted 2 days ago
his illness, Petrov scored 12 times in 218 appearances for Villa and if he is able to prove himself to new boss Roberto Di Matteo, it would come as a huge boost to both Petrov and the club as they start a new era under new owner Tony... Read more
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birminghammail
Stiliyan Petrov will train with the first-team this summerNew boss Roberto Di Matteo has allowed the former club captain to join up with
Stiliyan Petrov will train with the first-team this summer
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
New boss Roberto Di Matteo has allowed the former club captain to join up with the first-team when they return from a summer break next week. Petrov will also travel to Austria on a pre-season training camp with the squad but has not yet been... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Stiliyan Petrov set to return to Villa four years after cancer diagnosisbeing diagnosed ReutersPetrov during his recovery Petrov has set up a charity
Stiliyan Petrov set to return to Villa four years after cancer diagnosis
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
being diagnosed ReutersPetrov during his recovery Petrov has set up a charity during his time on the sidelines “Manager Roberto Di Matteo has revealed the former Club captain will travel with the group to Austria as he joins the squad at their... Read more
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Express and Star
Stiliyan Petrov to join Aston Villa for pre-season « Express & Starretire after being diagnosed with acute leukaemia in March 2012, now wants to r
Stiliyan Petrov to join Aston Villa for pre-season « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 2 days ago
retire after being diagnosed with acute leukaemia in March 2012, now wants to resume his playing career and new Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo has agreed he can train with the first-team at Bodymoor Heath. There is no suggestion Petrov, who will... Read more
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sportsmole
Crespo keen to end Aston Villa staymore at the moment. PAOK is a large group and, as I said, an attractive choice
Crespo keen to end Aston Villa stay
sportsmole / Posted 2 days ago
more at the moment. PAOK is a large group and, as I said, an attractive choice for my career personally." New Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo is currently in the process of reshaping his squad after their relegation to the Championship, meaning that... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Burnley approach Aston Villa for Westwoodlast August but is set to see his salary drop considerably following the club's
Burnley approach Aston Villa for Westwood
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last August but is set to see his salary drop considerably following the club's relegation to the Championship. New boss Roberto Di Matteo will wait until pre-season before making any decisions on his current squad, though Westwood is likely to... Read more
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Express and Star
June 23 « Express & StarPaul Lambert and has since seen Tim Sherwood, Remi Garde and Eric Black come an
June 23 « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 2 days ago
Paul Lambert and has since seen Tim Sherwood, Remi Garde and Eric Black come and go from the Villa hot-seat. New manager Roberto Di Matteo has yet to discuss the player's future but, having served a bit-part role, Sinclair is expecting to be... Read more
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Ipswich Star
‘Massive, massive achievement if Ipswich Town get anywhere near the play-offs’, says Alex Mathieboth relegated from the Premier League, will have former Champions League-winni
‘Massive, massive achievement if Ipswich Town get anywhere near the play-offs’, says Alex Mathie
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
both relegated from the Premier League, will have former Champions League-winning managers in the form of Rafa Benitez and Roberto di Matteo respectively. Brighton, Derby and Sheffield Wednesday will all look to kick on after play-off losses... Read more
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Express and Star
Burnley offer Aston Villa's Ashley Westwood a Premier League return « Express & Starlast August but is set to see his salary drop considerably following the club’s
Burnley offer Aston Villa's Ashley Westwood a Premier League return « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 2 days ago
last August but is set to see his salary drop considerably following the club’s relegation to the Championship. New boss Roberto Di Matteo will wait until pre-season before making any decisions on his current squad, though Westwood is likely to... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Remember RaulTurkish side, Fenerbahce, on a free transfer, our referenced source is implying
Remember Raul
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 2 days ago
Turkish side, Fenerbahce, on a free transfer, our referenced source is implying that Meireles is ignoring the overtures of Roberto Di Matteo up at Aston Villa and looks set to sign for AFC Bournemouth. Now the last time I ventured to Bournemouth... Read more
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Herald.ie
Benitez to begin with Fulham trip5 on the eve of the new EFL campaign. Aston Villa, also relegated to the Champ
Benitez to begin with Fulham trip
Herald.ie / Posted 2 days ago
5 on the eve of the new EFL campaign. Aston Villa, also relegated to the Championship and under the new management of Roberto Di Matteo, face a stiff-looking trip to play-off runners-up Sheffield Wednesday on the Sunday, with Norwich at... Read more
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birminghammail
illa's fixtures could mean the club gets off to a flier!the season. Up next are home games against Rotherham and Huddersfield before t
illa's fixtures could mean the club gets off to a flier!
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
the season. Up next are home games against Rotherham and Huddersfield before trips to Derby County and Bristol City. Boss Roberto Di Matteo knows it will be a gruelling season in the Championship but is confident his side will be well prepared:... Read more
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Harrow Times
Newcastle start life in the Championship with Fulham trip5 on the eve of the new EFL campaign. Aston Villa, also relegated to the Champ
Newcastle start life in the Championship with Fulham trip
Harrow Times / Posted 2 days ago
5 on the eve of the new EFL campaign. Aston Villa, also relegated to the Championship and under the new management of Roberto Di Matteo, face a stiff-looking trip to play-off runners-up Sheffield Wednesday on the Sunday, with Norwich at... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Newcastle start life in the Championship with Fulham trip5 on the eve of the new EFL campaign. Aston Villa, also relegated to the Champ
Newcastle start life in the Championship with Fulham trip
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 days ago
5 on the eve of the new EFL campaign. Aston Villa, also relegated to the Championship and under the new management of Roberto Di Matteo, face a stiff-looking trip to play-off runners-up Sheffield Wednesday on the Sunday, with Norwich at... Read more
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Super Sport
Villa face Luton in League Cup openerseason in the second tier for 29 years. That means entering the League Cup ear
Villa face Luton in League Cup opener
Super Sport / Posted 2 days ago
season in the second tier for 29 years. That means entering the League Cup earlier than in the past and, under new manager Roberto Di Matteo, they will travel to Kenilworth Road to face League Two Luton during the week commencing August... Read more
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birminghammail
The latest on Aston Villa defender Jores Okore's futurebut has told interested parties that he has no plans to move. Okore is looking
The latest on Aston Villa defender Jores Okore's future
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
but has told interested parties that he has no plans to move. Okore is looking forward to a fresh start under new boss Roberto Di Matteo - the man who wanted to sign him for Chelsea before Villa swooped. And he’s already told friends that he’s... Read more
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birminghammail
Birmingham Mail Football RECAP: The latest news, views and rumoursare expected to continue monitoring Scott Sinclair’s situation at Villa. The w
Birmingham Mail Football RECAP: The latest news, views and rumours
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
are expected to continue monitoring Scott Sinclair’s situation at Villa. The winger is thought to be wanted by new boss Roberto Di Matteo and Steve Clarke - the latter took him on loan from his Manchester City nightmare to Albion in... Read more
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