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birminghammail
Blow for Aston Villa as Jonathan Kodjia suffers injury setbackJonathan Kodjia has suffered an injury setback and will be back later than expe
birminghammail / Posted an hour ago
Jonathan Kodjia has suffered an injury setback and will be back later than expected, boss Steve Bruce has confirmed. The 27-year-old was Villa’s top goalscorer last season but he hasn’t played a competitive game since breaking his ankle in... Read more
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birminghammail
Steve Bruce backs Villa's summer signings to mount promotion bidSteve Bruce is convinced his summer signings will help Villa mount a serious pr
birminghammail / Posted an hour ago
Steve Bruce is convinced his summer signings will help Villa mount a serious promotion bid this season. The boss purposely targeted players with Premier League experience to stop Villa from being bullied in times ahead. And as he prepares to... Read more
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avillafan
Episode 13: The Lions Roar Podcastin our embarrassing 3-0 defeat to an impressive Cardiff City. They look forwar
avillafan / Posted 3 hours ago
in our embarrassing 3-0 defeat to an impressive Cardiff City. They look forward to the Reading game and what they hope Steve Bruce would have changed going into the game. James and Cameron select their midfielders in their Aston Villa dream... Read more
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HITC Sport
Does Villa's impressive youth mean missing out on Southampton striker doesn't matter?having also attracted the interest of Wolverhampton Wanderers. The same newspa
HITC Sport / Posted 4 hours ago
having also attracted the interest of Wolverhampton Wanderers. The same newspaper reported that Villans manager Steve Bruce was on the search for a new striker after describing his attack as "toothless" following a 2-1 Championship... Read more
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HITC Sport
Bruce shares managerial masterstroke he made before Villa's match against NorwichSteve Bruce performed a piece of managerial brilliance this weekend, by holding
HITC Sport / Posted 5 hours ago
Steve Bruce performed a piece of managerial brilliance this weekend, by holding back until the last minute until telling Keinan Davis he was starting for Aston Villa. Instead, the experienced manager waited until the last moment until he told Davis... Read more
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avillafan
Transfer Latest: Hourihane and Snodgrass.the Scotland midfielder but it is understood they would sell for around £8 mill
avillafan / Posted 6 hours ago
the Scotland midfielder but it is understood they would sell for around £8 million. The Birmingham Mail has reported that Steve Bruce is considering a loan deal for Snodgrass, rather than getting him on a permanent deal and Bruce was also quoted... Read more
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HITC Sport
Predicted Aston Villa side to play Wigan: Bruce makes seven changesAston Villa welcome Wigan Athletic to Villa Park on Tuesday evening for their E
HITC Sport / Posted 6 hours ago
Aston Villa welcome Wigan Athletic to Villa Park on Tuesday evening for their EFL Cup match, and Steve Bruce will be hoping to build on their recent 4-2 victory against Norwich City. The Villans started the new Championship campaign in worrying... Read more
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Aston Villa's under-strength U23s lose to Stoke Cityout of the game while Rushian Hepburn-Murphy didn’t feature either.Read More V
birminghammail / Posted 7 hours ago
out of the game while Rushian Hepburn-Murphy didn’t feature either.Read More Villa’s U23s have impressed first-team boss Steve Bruce this summer and he has been willing to give them game-time to held aid their development. Villa team: Sarkic,... Read more
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birminghammail
"It was do-or-die for Aston Villa" - Farke on Villa victoryas they prevailed against his side, in a match that he described as ‘almost a d
birminghammail / Posted 8 hours ago
as they prevailed against his side, in a match that he described as ‘almost a do or die’ for the hosts. An under pressure Steve Bruce picked a young side who helped Villa finally secure their first league win of the campaign, to the frustration of... Read more
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The World Game
Skipper Jedinak nails Socceroos return but could miss Japan showdownhe could even ultimately redeploy Jedinak at the back, a gambit already used to
The World Game / Posted 9 hours ago
he could even ultimately redeploy Jedinak at the back, a gambit already used to great effect on occasion by Villa boss Steve Bruce at club level. Despite just returning to training after injury, Jiangsu Suning defender Trent Sainsbury will... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa rookie Andre Green achieves recognition for this belterafter several nears misses towards the end of last season and the start of this
birminghammail / Posted 9 hours ago
after several nears misses towards the end of last season and the start of this campaign. Speaking about Green, Villa boss Steve Bruce: "He's 19 years old and he's threatening, so we're delighted with the way he's maturing. "He's got a big future... Read more
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birminghammail
This is why Aston Villa's youngsters are making such a big impactSteve Bruce has heaped praise on academy chief Kevin MacDonald for giving him a
birminghammail / Posted 10 hours ago
Steve Bruce has heaped praise on academy chief Kevin MacDonald for giving him a talented bunch of first-team-ready youngsters. Andre Green, Keinan Davis, and Callum O’Hare are now very much a part of the senior group and high hopes remain for the... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa U23s take on Stoke plus the latest transfer newssealed his first hat-trick (that's four goals in a week for the Irishman) and A
birminghammail / Posted 11 hours ago
sealed his first hat-trick (that's four goals in a week for the Irishman) and Andre Green and Keinan Davis impressed, too. Steve Bruce is expected to dip into the market before the window closes, while a number of Villa's out of favour stars are... Read more
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Futn Soccer
Steve Bruce issues a challenge for Aston Villa star Conor HourihaneAston Villa manager Steve Bruce has challenged Conor Hourihane to become the cl
Futn Soccer / Posted 12 hours ago
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce has challenged Conor Hourihane to become the club’s attacking kingpin this season. Hourhane recorded a hat-trick during his side’s 4-2 win over Norwich City to bring in a much needed three points for the Villains who... Read more
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The World Game
Skipper Jedinak nails Socceroos return but could miss Japan showdownhe could even ultimately redeploy Jedinak at the back, a gambit already used to
The World Game / Posted 12 hours ago
he could even ultimately redeploy Jedinak at the back, a gambit already used to great effect on occasion by Villa boss Steve Bruce at club level. Despite just returning to training after injury, Jiangsu Suning defender Trent Sainsbury will... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Michael Bailey: Six things we learned from Norwich City’s latest torrid Aston Villa tripto start and where Farke needs to get it right. John Terry keeps Aston Villa t
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 12 hours ago
to start and where Farke needs to get it right. John Terry keeps Aston Villa ticking over at the back - much to manager Steve Bruce's delight. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images 5 – They’re Villans of the peace Listening to Villa boss Steve... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Brighton move for Aston Villa midfielder Conor Hourihanehard to nail down until late, with his hat-trick against Norwich likely to make
tribalfootball.com / Posted 12 hours ago
hard to nail down until late, with his hat-trick against Norwich likely to make him a mainstay for the foreseeable future. Steve Bruce is unlikely to entertain any kind of offer for the midfielder - and wouldn't have let him leave even before his... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce is facing this unusual selection dilemmaSteve Bruce is facing an unusual selection dilemma as he considers RESTING his
birminghammail / Posted 12 hours ago
Steve Bruce is facing an unusual selection dilemma as he considers RESTING his kids for the Carabao Cup clash with Wigan Athletic tomorrow. The boss would usually call on some of his teenagers to give the seniors a rest in cup games but the likes of... Read more
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HITC Sport
Report updates on Sunderland's transfer plans, as Grayson eyes up plenty of new additionsprefer to sell the 29-year-old on a permanent basis. McCormack, meanwhile, has
HITC Sport / Posted 13 hours ago
prefer to sell the 29-year-old on a permanent basis. McCormack, meanwhile, has been made available by Aston Villa - with Steve Bruce seemingly writing off the striker’s chances of making a success of his time at Villa Park. Leadbitter is also... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Michael Bailey: Six things we learned from Norwich City’s latest torrid Aston Villa tripto start and where Farke needs to get it right. John Terry keeps Aston Villa t
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 13 hours ago
to start and where Farke needs to get it right. John Terry keeps Aston Villa ticking over at the back - much to manager Steve Bruce's delight. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images 5 – They’re Villans of the peace Listening to Villa boss Steve... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa transfer news LIVE: The latest from Villa Parksealed his first hat-trick (that's four goals in a week for the Irishman) and A
birminghammail / Posted 13 hours ago
sealed his first hat-trick (that's four goals in a week for the Irishman) and Andre Green and Keinan Davis impressed, too. Steve Bruce is expected to dip into the market before the window closes, while a number of Villa's out of favour stars are... Read more
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HITC Sport
Report: Aston Villa could earn quick profit as Premier League club chase 26-year-old midfielder£2.5million they spent on the midfielder just over six months ago. Villa could
HITC Sport / Posted yesterday
£2.5million they spent on the midfielder just over six months ago. Villa could be tempted into such a deal given that Steve Bruce needs to raise funds, but his impressive hat-trick on Saturday may just mean that Bruce sees a huge role for... Read more
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Football365
Football365's early winner: Mark Hugheshas shown a different way. Good on him... August 19 2017, 5:00 pm When Terry m
Football365 / Posted yesterday
has shown a different way. Good on him... August 19 2017, 5:00 pm When Terry met Steve: The most painful of rom-coms Steve Bruce cannot pretend that his and John Terry's futures are not intertwined. This is his last chance... August 18 2017,... Read more
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birminghammail
Midfielder has interest from Championship trioForest and Brighton. Josh Onomah and Glenn Whelan have been signed for further
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
Forest and Brighton. Josh Onomah and Glenn Whelan have been signed for further competition in midfield this window, while Steve Bruce also already has Mile Jedinak, Conor Hourihane and Henri Lansbury at his disposal. Leandro Bacuna, Carlos... Read more
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avillafan
Aston Villa 4 Norwich 2Championship season in a six-goal thriller at Villa Park against Norwich. Due
avillafan / Posted yesterday
Championship season in a six-goal thriller at Villa Park against Norwich. Due to poor form and injury issues, manager Steve Bruce promised that changes would be made with some youngsters potentially getting a look in and he didn’t go back on... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa transfer news LIVE: The reaction to Norwich winsealed his first hat-trick (that's four goals in a week for the Irishman) and A
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
sealed his first hat-trick (that's four goals in a week for the Irishman) and Andre Green and Keinan Davis impressed, too. Steve Bruce is expected to dip into the market before the window closes, while a number of Villa's out of favour stars are... Read more
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HITC Sport
Are Villa attempting to sign a player who's no better than what Bruce has already? Steve Bruce has confirmed to the Birmingham Mail at his latest press conference
HITC Sport / Posted yesterday
Steve Bruce has confirmed to the Birmingham Mail at his latest press conference that Aston Villa want to sign Southampton’s Sam Gallagher, but there has to be a question over whether the young forward is any better than Bruce’s current... Read more
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Futn Soccer
Three Things we learned from Aston Villa's victory over Norwich Citybut that was not meant to be on this day. Once again a lack of attention to det
Futn Soccer / Posted yesterday
but that was not meant to be on this day. Once again a lack of attention to detail cost them, and it’s something manager Steve Bruce will have to look to correct. Selection risk pays off Steve Bruce had little choice but to go with a creative... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
WATCH: All our Norwich City video coverage from Aston Villa as the Canaries are humbledPark, got the post-match verdict from City head coach Daniel Farke and his oppo
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
Park, got the post-match verdict from City head coach Daniel Farke and his opposite number, former Norwich centre-back Steve Bruce, and gave their own analysis following City’s second defeat of the season. City were always behind in the game... Read more
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birminghammail
How Keinan Davis forced his way in, what he's like & what he must doSteve Bruce was understandably full of praise for Keinan Davis after the rookie
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
Steve Bruce was understandably full of praise for Keinan Davis after the rookie striker's full Aston Villa debut in the victory over Norwich. All Davis was lacking was a goal, but that did not detract from a claret and blue bow packed full of power... Read more
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birminghammail
Bruce on crisis 'nonsense'; Onomah head injury; Davis is a diamondline superbly and should have got on the scoresheet himself to top off a coloss
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
line superbly and should have got on the scoresheet himself to top off a colossal display.Silence the doubters Villa boss Steve Bruce was pleased to see Villa get their first Championship win of the season against Norwich City at Villa... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
All our Norwich City video coverage from Aston Villa as the Canaries are humbledPark, got the post-match verdict from City head coach Daniel Farke and his oppo
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Park, got the post-match verdict from City head coach Daniel Farke and his opposite number, former Norwich centre-back Steve Bruce, and gave their own analysis following City’s second defeat of the season. City were always behind in the game... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Asensio set for €500m buyout clausemarket this summer, but said he still hoped things "can be better" before the w
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 2 days ago
market this summer, but said he still hoped things "can be better" before the window closes. -- Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce is sizing up the possibility of a loan move for Scotland winger Robert Snodgrass, who has been told he can leave... Read more
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soccernews
Championship Review: Hourihane a hat-trick hero in Villa thriller, Cardiff and Ipswich stay perfectHourihane hit a hat-trick to lead Villa to a much-needed 4-2 win over Norwich C
soccernews / Posted 2 days ago
Hourihane hit a hat-trick to lead Villa to a much-needed 4-2 win over Norwich City, easing the pressure on manager Steve Bruce. The Republic of Ireland midfielder opened the scoring on 22 minutes and added two more after the hour to seal... Read more
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Soccer Way
Championship Review: Hourihane a hat-trick hero in Villa thriller, Cardiff and Ipswich stay perfect Hourihane hit a hat-trick to lead Villa to a much-needed 4-2 win over Norwich C
Soccer Way / Posted 2 days ago
Hourihane hit a hat-trick to lead Villa to a much-needed 4-2 win over Norwich City, easing the pressure on manager Steve Bruce. The Republic of Ireland midfielder opened the scoring on 22 minutes and added two more after the hour to seal... Read more
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sportsmole
Steve Bruce "delighted" for hat-trick hero Conor HourihaneSteve Bruce has heaped praise on Aston Villa midfielder Conor Hourihane followi
sportsmole / Posted 2 days ago
Steve Bruce has heaped praise on Aston Villa midfielder Conor Hourihane following his "terrific" treble in the 4-2 win over Norwich City. Some of the early-season pressure that had been growing on Bruce on the back of his side's slow start was... Read more
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birminghammail
'I'm pleased to shut all the nonsense up' Listen Bruce's verdictAston Villa boss Steve Bruce was pleased to see Aston Villa get their first Cha
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce was pleased to see Aston Villa get their first Championship win of the season against Norwich City at Villa Park. Conor Hourihane's hat-trick and a goal from Andre Green sealed a 4- victory over the Canaries. It eased... Read more
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birminghammail
This pair were on fire; it's still early days and other findingsHull City, Cardiff City and Reading. Here we reflect upon the main talking poi
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
Hull City, Cardiff City and Reading. Here we reflect upon the main talking points from the game.It's still too early Steve Bruce was right when he said it was too early to judge his team after defeats at Cardiff and Reading, But he will also... Read more
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express
Championship Round- Hourihane hat-trick, Cardiff go top, Leeds don't need Woodsa scintillating 4-2 home triumph over Norwich. Conor Hourihane scored a hat-tr
express / Posted 2 days ago
a scintillating 4-2 home triumph over Norwich. Conor Hourihane scored a hat-trick to ease the pressure on Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce Keinan Davis made a sparkling first-team debut up front, and was involved in Villa's two first-half goals -... Read more
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birminghammail
Steve Bruce on Gabby Agbonlahor and Josh Onomah's injuriesGabby Agbonlahor missed Aston Villa's victory over Norwich City because of a ba
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
Gabby Agbonlahor missed Aston Villa's victory over Norwich City because of a back problem, Steve Bruce has confirmed. Agbonlahor was missing from the matchday 18 for the 4-2 win over the Canaries at Villa Park. In his place, Keinan Davis stepped up... Read more
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guardian-series
Nathaniel Mendez-Laing grabs winner at Wolves as Cardiff march ona hat-trick as Aston Villa picked up their first win of the season by beating N
guardian-series / Posted 2 days ago
a hat-trick as Aston Villa picked up their first win of the season by beating Norwich 4-2 to ease the pressure on boss Steve Bruce. Villa started brightly and Hourihane put the hosts ahead after 22 minutes before Andre Green curled home a... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Nathaniel Mendez-Laing grabs winner at Wolves as Cardiff march ona hat-trick as Aston Villa picked up their first win of the season by beating N
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
a hat-trick as Aston Villa picked up their first win of the season by beating Norwich 4-2 to ease the pressure on boss Steve Bruce. Villa started brightly and Hourihane put the hosts ahead after 22 minutes before Andre Green curled home a... Read more
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Harrow Times
Nathaniel Mendez-Laing grabs winner at Wolves as Cardiff march ona hat-trick as Aston Villa picked up their first win of the season by beating N
Harrow Times / Posted 2 days ago
a hat-trick as Aston Villa picked up their first win of the season by beating Norwich 4-2 to ease the pressure on boss Steve Bruce. Villa started brightly and Hourihane put the hosts ahead after 22 minutes before Andre Green curled home a... Read more
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Cardiff City Online
Mendez-Laing grabs winner at Wolves as Cardiff march ona hat-trick as Aston Villa picked up their first win of the season by beating N
Cardiff City Online / Posted 2 days ago
a hat-trick as Aston Villa picked up their first win of the season by beating Norwich 4-2 to ease the pressure on boss Steve Bruce. Villa started brightly and Hourihane put the hosts ahead after 22 minutes before Andre Green curled home a... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Nathaniel Mendez-Laing grabs winner at Wolves as Cardiff march ona hat-trick as Aston Villa picked up their first win of the season by beating N
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 days ago
a hat-trick as Aston Villa picked up their first win of the season by beating Norwich 4-2 to ease the pressure on boss Steve Bruce. Villa started brightly and Hourihane put the hosts ahead after 22 minutes before Andre Green curled home a... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Nathaniel Mendez-Laing grabs winner at Wolves as Cardiff march ona hat-trick as Aston Villa picked up their first win of the season by beating N
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
a hat-trick as Aston Villa picked up their first win of the season by beating Norwich 4-2 to ease the pressure on boss Steve Bruce. Villa started brightly and Hourihane put the hosts ahead after 22 minutes before Andre Green curled home a... Read more
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HITC Sport
Former Aston Villa hero reacts to Keinan Davis' performance on Twitter the scoring in the 22nd minute of the match, and added a couple more in the sec
HITC Sport / Posted 2 days ago
the scoring in the 22nd minute of the match, and added a couple more in the second half. The pressure was mounting on Steve Bruce following two defeats and a draw in their opening three matches, but the win here will bring the much-needed... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Post Norwich Injury UpdateWhat's being said in the forum now? Manager Steve Bruce has given an injury up
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 2 days ago
What's being said in the forum now? Manager Steve Bruce has given an injury update following the game against Norwich City earlier today. With Mile Jedinak returning to full training at the beginning of the week, amazingly Villa managed to win a... Read more
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birminghammail
Steve Bruce wants Conor Hourihane to be Villa's creative kingpingoalscoring midfielder who made a name for himself as Barnsley's star player.
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
goalscoring midfielder who made a name for himself as Barnsley's star player. "Conor's another one," said Villa manager Steve Bruce. "When we bought him from Barnsley he'd got the top assists in the league and he still finished with the top... Read more
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birminghammail
Keinan Davis has proved Villa's kids shouldn't be an afterthoughtin midfield. MacDonald has a unique approach that gets results and it’s certai
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
in midfield. MacDonald has a unique approach that gets results and it’s certainly bearing fruit at the moment. Manager Steve Bruce told reporters after the match: "A big pat on the back to Kev and all his staff. We've got some very talented... Read more
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