Roberto Di Matteo

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Goal.com
Thanks for everything Arsene! Arsenal's greatest ever managerdreams of winning and remains his biggest regret as manager. It must have hurt
Thanks for everything Arsene! Arsenal's greatest ever manager
Goal.com / Posted 56 minutes ago
dreams of winning and remains his biggest regret as manager. It must have hurt even more to see a Chelsea side managed by Roberto Di Matteo lift the trophy in 2012 – becoming the first London club to do so in the process – despite there being a... Read more
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The bizarre ways RDM relaxes from the pressures of managementRoberto Di Matteo has revealed his latest stress-busting remedy - a quiet night
The bizarre ways RDM relaxes from the pressures of management
birminghammail / Posted 10 hours ago
Roberto Di Matteo has revealed his latest stress-busting remedy - a quiet night in with Pablo Escobar! The Colombian drug lord’s adventures are currently taking the Aston Villa manager’s mind away from on-field matters as his team head to Preston... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa digest: Stan rejects Boro; Skipper loses thousandsMarlon Harewood. But talks have collapsed with Petrov keen to focus on other v
Villa digest: Stan rejects Boro; Skipper loses thousands
birminghammail / Posted 12 hours ago
Marlon Harewood. But talks have collapsed with Petrov keen to focus on other ventures. Find out why below... Read More Roberto Di Matteo has warned his players to be wary of the 'long ball' threat that will be posed by Preston North End. Villa... Read more
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HITC Sport
The damning Aston Villa stat that shows why Roberto Di Matteo is under pressureAston Villa travel to face Preston North End on Saturday afternoon, with manage
The damning Aston Villa stat that shows why Roberto Di Matteo is under pressure
HITC Sport / Posted 13 hours ago
Aston Villa travel to face Preston North End on Saturday afternoon, with manager Roberto Di Matteo under increasing pressure after a slow start to the season. Villa have won just one Championship game this season, and have now drawn five games in a... Read more
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RDM on how Villa fans can play their part against 'long ball' PNEUnder-fire Aston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo will be telling his players to
RDM on how Villa fans can play their part against 'long ball' PNE
birminghammail / Posted 15 hours ago
Under-fire Aston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo will be telling his players to expect a physical encounter when they take on Preston North End tomorrow. Villa have only scored once from set-pieces this season, while that is an area of expertise for... Read more
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HITC Sport
Preston defender Alex Baptiste wary of Aston Villa's £40m firepowerfailing to turn good performances into wins at the moment, despite their impres
Preston defender Alex Baptiste wary of Aston Villa's £40m firepower
HITC Sport / Posted 16 hours ago
failing to turn good performances into wins at the moment, despite their impressive attacking arsenal available to manager Roberto Di Matteo. “We are doing pretty well at home so there is no reason why we can’t keep that going. “Aston Villa have... Read more
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soccersweep
Antonio Conte responds to rumours of a feud with Roman Abramovich – Soccersweepno secret. Even winning a Champions League or Premier League title aren’t enoug
Antonio Conte responds to rumours of a feud with Roman Abramovich – Soccersweep
soccersweep / Posted 16 hours ago
no secret. Even winning a Champions League or Premier League title aren’t enough to avoid Abramovich’s notorious wrath, as Roberto Di Matteo and Jose Mourinho have proven respectively. Conte is a long way off any such achievements. His start to... Read more
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HITC Sport
Ian Holloway predicts Preston v Aston Villawho are level on points with his side after 10 Championship fixtures. Accordin
Ian Holloway predicts Preston v Aston Villa
HITC Sport / Posted 17 hours ago
who are level on points with his side after 10 Championship fixtures. According to reports this week, his opposite number Roberto Di Matteo could be out of a job if Villa fail to pick up their second win of the season at Deepdale. And Holloway... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa could have a welcome striking dilemma at PrestonBoss Roberto Di Matteo started the pair on the substitutes bench in the 1-1 dra
Aston Villa could have a welcome striking dilemma at Preston
birminghammail / Posted 18 hours ago
Boss Roberto Di Matteo started the pair on the substitutes bench in the 1-1 draw at Barnsley but could be tempted to change things around at Deepdale. See the video above for Gregg Evans' take on RDM speculation Gestede had been struggling with a... Read more
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birminghammail
Preston v Villa: Warning - we are predicting the unthinkablebeen unfortunate not to see out games this season but at Deepdale they will. T
Preston v Villa: Warning - we are predicting the unthinkable
birminghammail / Posted 18 hours ago
been unfortunate not to see out games this season but at Deepdale they will. Their luck has to change soon. Read More Roberto Di Matteo might be under pressure to get results but that won’t change his persona. A measured man who remains cool... Read more
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International Business Times
Manchester United star Juan Mata opens up about summer exit lies and Jose Mourinho relationshipof the season in 2011-12 and 2012-13, helping the Blues to consecutive Champion
Manchester United star Juan Mata opens up about summer exit lies and Jose Mourinho relationship
International Business Times / Posted 22 hours ago
of the season in 2011-12 and 2012-13, helping the Blues to consecutive Champions League and Europa League triumphs under Roberto Di Matteo and Rafa Benitez. Reports earlier in the summer suggest the former Chelsea boss will do it again after he... Read more
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birminghammail
Dean Smith refuses to discuss Aston Villa's managerial posthas respecfully declined to comment on rumours lining him up as a potential rep
Dean Smith refuses to discuss Aston Villa's managerial post
birminghammail / Posted 22 hours ago
has respecfully declined to comment on rumours lining him up as a potential replacement for under-pressure Aston Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo. The Brentford boss was asked about the talk linking him to the Villa Park hotseat at his press conference... Read more
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Football365
John Terry as England manager. Jesusmy reasons for his appointment: – Pretty much directed Chelsea to European glo
John Terry as England manager. Jesus
Football365 / Posted 23 hours ago
my reasons for his appointment: – Pretty much directed Chelsea to European glory, even though the history books will have Roberto Di Matteo down as manager, JT was pulling the strings on the sideline. – Is one of the best man motivators in the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Rafa Benitez Press Conference day - what are the issues up for discussion?...and for what it’s worth, I was told that Roberto Di Matteo is likely to leav
Rafa Benitez Press Conference day - what are the issues up for discussion?
chroniclelive / Posted 23 hours ago
...and for what it’s worth, I was told that Roberto Di Matteo is likely to leave Villa during the international break. Villa’s squad is better than where they are in the league, so perhaps it’s better for Newcastle if he stays..... Saturday’s rival... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa LIVE: Xia sends message to fans- could tomorow be the day!? Tony Xia has revealed that he has filmed a stirri
Aston Villa LIVE: Xia sends message to fans
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
- could tomorow be the day!? Tony Xia has revealed that he has filmed a stirring message for Aston Villa’s players at Roberto Di Matteo’s request. The Villa owner likened the claret and blues to an “oppressed army” following their frustrating... Read more
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HITC Sport
Former Aston Villa assistant manager Reginald Ray comments on club's relegationand on the pitch. However, in truth their fortunes have not improved too much.
Former Aston Villa assistant manager Reginald Ray comments on club's relegation
HITC Sport / Posted yesterday
and on the pitch. However, in truth their fortunes have not improved too much. Villa have just one win from their opening 10 Championship games under Roberto di Matteo, although their status as draw specialists means they have also only lost t... Read more
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avillafan
Why are we conceding so late?get anxious. Perhaps a sports psychologist could resolve these issues if we don
Why are we conceding so late?
avillafan / Posted yesterday
get anxious. Perhaps a sports psychologist could resolve these issues if we don’t have one already. At the end of the day, Roberto Di Matteo must also take a portion of the blame. In the closing stages of the game against Barnsley, Di Matteo... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa's Mr Miserable might not smile but this is why he's top of the pileRoberto Di Matteo reckons Jordan Ayew is loving life at Aston Villa - even thou
Aston Villa's Mr Miserable might not smile but this is why he's top of the pile
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
Roberto Di Matteo reckons Jordan Ayew is loving life at Aston Villa - even though he might not show it. The man-of-the-moment is the Championship player of the month, according to statistics gurus Who Scored, but you wouldn’t know it by his... Read more
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birminghammail
Injury updates and star performersright hand man at Villa before taking over as caretaker boss as the club were r
Injury updates and star performers
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
right hand man at Villa before taking over as caretaker boss as the club were relegated.Aston Villa's Tony Xia reveals what Roberto Di Matteo has asked for and explains his absence The Villa owner likened the claret and blues to an "oppressed army"... Read more
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Stan Collymore: Why Aston Villa need to appoint Nigel Pearsonclub must turn to in order to rescue their season. Collymore has today touted
Stan Collymore: Why Aston Villa need to appoint Nigel Pearson
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
club must turn to in order to rescue their season. Collymore has today touted Nigel Pearson as the ideal replacement for Roberto Di Matteo despite the Italian still holding the managerial post. Speaking in our sister paper, The Mirror, Collymore... Read more
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HITC Sport
Collymore says Nigel Pearson is exactly what Aston Villa need right nowwould suit Villa down to the ground." Certainly, speculation has already begun
Collymore says Nigel Pearson is exactly what Aston Villa need right now
HITC Sport / Posted yesterday
would suit Villa down to the ground." Certainly, speculation has already begun to gather pace that current Villa boss Roberto di Matteo could already be facing a race against time to keep his job after the relegated club won just one of their... Read more
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birminghammail
The stats show he has been Aston Villa's stand-out performerratings, the statistic site announced today. Read More But Ayew, who has rema
The stats show he has been Aston Villa's stand-out performer
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
ratings, the statistic site announced today. Read More But Ayew, who has remained a first team regular under manager Roberto Di Matteo, has been one of the brighter sparks. He earned a Who Scored rating of 8.02, with his performances in the... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa: Roberto Di Matteo responds to questions about his futureRoberto Di Matteo is confident he has the backing of owner Tony Xia ahead of an
Villa: Roberto Di Matteo responds to questions about his future
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
Roberto Di Matteo is confident he has the backing of owner Tony Xia ahead of another crunch fixture at Preston this weekend. The Villa boss has guided his side to just ten points from the opening ten games and pressure is building as the claret and... Read more
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birminghammail
Roberto Di Matteo has his say on the late collapsesAston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo has called upon his players to concentrat
Roberto Di Matteo has his say on the late collapses
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
Aston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo has called upon his players to concentrate for the entire match in a bid to cut the late goals. The Italian's side have conceded in the final five minutes of matches this season to lose or draw five... Read more
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birminghammail
All the latest news from Villa Parkteam to be relegated since 1987. Jack Grealish training with Aston Villa in Au
All the latest news from Villa Park
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
team to be relegated since 1987. Jack Grealish training with Aston Villa in Austria It’s a busy day today, Villa fans. Roberto Di Matteo will be facing the press at 2pm and our man Gregg Evans will have all the reaction. In other news, Dr Tony... Read more
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birminghammail
Jack Grealish retains England placeby his club after his partying hit the headlines last week. The Daily Mail cla
Jack Grealish retains England place
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
by his club after his partying hit the headlines last week. The Daily Mail claims that Southgate spoke with Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo before making his decision. The Villa boss has urged Grealish to grow up and let his football do the... Read more
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birminghammail
Dr Tony Xia has this message for the fansrecently but he did tweet this morning in an attempt to reassure fans over the
Dr Tony Xia has this message for the fans
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
recently but he did tweet this morning in an attempt to reassure fans over the club's current predicament. Read More Roberto Di Matteo is under increasing pressure following a run of five straight draws in September and Villa haven't won... Read more
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HITC Sport
Tony Xia posts message on Twitter, gets mixed response from Aston Villa fanspoints behind the play off places, and it seems that sections of their supporte
Tony Xia posts message on Twitter, gets mixed response from Aston Villa fans
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
points behind the play off places, and it seems that sections of their supporters are starting to lose faith in manager Roberto Di Matteo. Di Matteo was a high profile appointment for Villa, but he still seems to be finding the right balance at... Read more
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HITC Sport
Dean Smith tells Brentford to get excited about promotion prospectsseason may have Brentford fans dreaming that the current crop of players can fi
Dean Smith tells Brentford to get excited about promotion prospects
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
season may have Brentford fans dreaming that the current crop of players can finally end the club's long wait for a return to the top flight. Brentford manager Dean Smith (R) shakes the hand of Aston Villa Manager Roberto Di Matteo before th... Read more
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HITC Sport
Baffled... Ian Taylor reacts on Twitter to Aston Villa draw, anticipates a difficult game this weekendwent into the match having drawn each of their previous four games, and had onl
Baffled... Ian Taylor reacts on Twitter to Aston Villa draw, anticipates a difficult game this weekend
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
went into the match having drawn each of their previous four games, and had only won once as the pressure was mounting on Roberto Di Matteo. Amid reports from The Mirror that Di Matteo had just two games to save his job despite only being... Read more
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International Business Times
Jose Mourinho explains Juan Mata's conversion from Chelsea outcast to Manchester United talismanof the season in 2011-12 and 2012-13, helping the Blues to consecutive Champion
Jose Mourinho explains Juan Mata's conversion from Chelsea outcast to Manchester United talisman
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
of the season in 2011-12 and 2012-13, helping the Blues to consecutive Champions League and Europa League triumphs under Roberto Di Matteo and Rafa Benitez. However, this was not enough to convince Mourinho of his worth following the return of... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Barnsley Frustration For RDMWhat's being said in the forum now? Roberto Di Matteo was again left ruing a l
Barnsley Frustration For RDM
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 2 days ago
What's being said in the forum now? Roberto Di Matteo was again left ruing a late conceded goal in our trip to Oakwell and Barnsley last night. Taking the lead - as we are prone to doing this year - we went into the final half hour of the game one... Read more
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HITC Sport
John Pemberton comments on Jonathan Kodjiaso far, Kodjia has only netted once in his first five games for the Villans, wh
John Pemberton comments on Jonathan Kodjia
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
so far, Kodjia has only netted once in his first five games for the Villans, who are struggling in a big way under Roberto Di Matteo at the moment. Bristol have replaced him with 18-year-old Tammy Abraham, who has netted 10 times for City... Read more
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birminghammail
Why Roberto Di Matteo should not suffer the same ten-game fate as Tim Sherwoodtalk of the manager losing his job. Last term it was Tim Sherwood who was give
Why Roberto Di Matteo should not suffer the same ten-game fate as Tim Sherwood
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
talk of the manager losing his job. Last term it was Tim Sherwood who was given the boot after Gameweek 10 but surely Roberto Di Matteo shouldn’t suffer the same fate. Results-aside, let’s not forget that the Italian has done a pretty decent... Read more
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birminghammail
Poll: Who should Di Matteo select to replace Leandro Bacuna?Leandro Bacuna is suspended for Aston Villa’s trip to Preston this weekend - bu
Poll: Who should Di Matteo select to replace Leandro Bacuna?
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
Leandro Bacuna is suspended for Aston Villa’s trip to Preston this weekend - but who should Roberto Di Matteo select to replace him? The Dutchman picked up his fifth yellow card of the season against Barnsley, meaning he will miss the crucial match... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
A Fan Convinced RDM Cannot Arrest This FormWhat's being said in the forum now? hightrinity said: Roberto Di Matteo Robe
A Fan Convinced RDM Cannot Arrest This Form
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 2 days ago
What's being said in the forum now? hightrinity said: Roberto Di Matteo Roberto Di Matteo has never had success in forming his own team the only success he has had is with teams that were successful in there resent history. MK Dons Took over a... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Video Highlights & Fans Reactions To Barnsley Drawvideo highlights of yet another draw. Yet another late mistake. Yet another 3 p
Video Highlights & Fans Reactions To Barnsley Draw
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 2 days ago
video highlights of yet another draw. Yet another late mistake. Yet another 3 points squandered. Why oh why wouldn`t Roberto Di Matteo stick with the formation from the last 25 minutes against Newcastle United? And why not stick with the team... Read more
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express
Stan Collymore: Aston Villa should sack Roberto Di Matteo (unless he does this)Stan Collymore says Roberto Di Matteo should have five more games to save his j
Stan Collymore: Aston Villa should sack Roberto Di Matteo (unless he does this)
express / Posted 2 days ago
Stan Collymore says Roberto Di Matteo should have five more games to save his job But the Italian has struggled to transform Villa's form, with the Midlands outfit currently sitting 17th in the Championship table. Villa picked up their seventh... Read more
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avillafan
Is it time to say goodbye to Di Matteo?it is one that has to be asked in light of performances and recent press specul
Is it time to say goodbye to Di Matteo?
avillafan / Posted 2 days ago
it is one that has to be asked in light of performances and recent press speculation. Do we stick or twist when it comes to Roberto Di Matteo as manager? Di Matteo has had a more than slow start as Aston Villa boss, with the side currently... Read more
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avillafan
Aston Villa v Newcastle Unitedand Brentford. The Villans’ home performances have been exciting, dynamic game
Aston Villa v Newcastle United
avillafan / Posted 2 days ago
and Brentford. The Villans’ home performances have been exciting, dynamic games filled with end-to-end football, with Roberto Di Matteo’s players showing that they are capable of cutting through teams with ease. This new-found attacking power... Read more
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avillafan
Don't forget the two-year plandidn’t expect us to be languishing in seventeenth position as the end of the fi
Don't forget the two-year plan
avillafan / Posted 2 days ago
didn’t expect us to be languishing in seventeenth position as the end of the first quarter of the season fast approaches. Roberto Di Matteo is already facing calls for his head and, if rumours are to be believed, chairman Dr Tony Xia has already... Read more
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birminghammail
Opinion: Aston Villa players are letting Roberto Di Matteo downRoberto Di Matteo remains calm and composed despite admitting that pressure is
Opinion: Aston Villa players are letting Roberto Di Matteo down
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
Roberto Di Matteo remains calm and composed despite admitting that pressure is building on both him and his Aston Villa team. A 1-1 draw at Barnsley stretched Villa’s winless run to seven games and raised further doubts over Villa’s capabilities as... Read more
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birminghammail
Di Matteo will be without this man for key PNE clashAston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo is facing a right-back crisis for the vit
Di Matteo will be without this man for key PNE clash
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
Aston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo is facing a right-back crisis for the vital Championship clash with Preston North End on Saturday. Leandro Bacuna, who has been filling in for Ritchie De Laet following the Belgian's season-ending knee injury,... Read more
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HITC Sport
Collymore reacts to Aston Villa draw, suggests how many more games Di Matteo should getlast four games after a 1-1 draw with Newcastle United. Reports from The Guard
Collymore reacts to Aston Villa draw, suggests how many more games Di Matteo should get
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
last four games after a 1-1 draw with Newcastle United. Reports from The Guardian earlier this week suggested that manager Roberto Di Matteo needed to get a win over either Barnsley or Preston North End this week to keep his job. It looked to be... Read more
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birminghammail
What the claret and blue community have been sayingthem to play we are not losing and the draws will soon turn into wins , keep th
What the claret and blue community have been saying
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
them to play we are not losing and the draws will soon turn into wins , keep the faith and back him. Aston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo during the match at Bristol City Aston Villa Worldwide Rich White At this stage of the season to be 17th... Read more
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Villa: Pressure mounts on Di Matteo - national press round-upby a last-minute equaliser from Barnsley substitute Sam Winnall. “Grealish imp
Villa: Pressure mounts on Di Matteo - national press round-up
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
by a last-minute equaliser from Barnsley substitute Sam Winnall. “Grealish impressed after being recalled by manager Roberto Di Matteo following his fine and suspension for hosting a rowdy party in a Birmingham hotel.” Read More “Sam... Read more
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birminghammail
All the latest news from Villa ParkAston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo during the draw with Newcastle United Ba
All the latest news from Villa Park
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
Aston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo during the draw with Newcastle United Barnsley manager Paul Heckingbottom said he would have been ‘sick’ had Villa beaten his side last night. If we’d have been beaten, we’d have been sick at the result but... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Nottingham Forest talking point. Give Philippe Montanier time to implement his visionsimilar, as is form on paper. But there's far more hope for the future than the
Nottingham Forest talking point. Give Philippe Montanier time to implement his vision
Nottingham Post / Posted 3 days ago
similar, as is form on paper. But there's far more hope for the future than there was a year ago. With talk already about Roberto Di Matteo being sacked from Aston Villa, the need for patience at the City Ground is once again paramount. Forest... Read more
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birminghammail
Defiant RDM; Same problems; Conor Hourihane watch; Superb supportfailure to clear the danger from a corner resulted in Sam Winnall’s late equali
Defiant RDM; Same problems; Conor Hourihane watch; Superb support
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
failure to clear the danger from a corner resulted in Sam Winnall’s late equaliser. Just how will these problems be solved?Roberto Di Matteo RDM remained defiant “The only way to come through it is to win a game,” said the manager. At this stage,... Read more
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birminghammail
Roberto Di Matteo responds to questions about his futureRoberto Di Matteo insists he has not been set a time-frame to turn around Aston
Roberto Di Matteo responds to questions about his future
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
Roberto Di Matteo insists he has not been set a time-frame to turn around Aston Villa’s fortunes. The Italian was left bitterly frustrated after another late throwaway saw the claret and blues drop another two points from winning positions. Read... Read more
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