Conor Hourihane

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avillafan
Lack of star appealto score from open play this season. Even when he is on top form, the supportin
avillafan / Posted yesterday
to score from open play this season. Even when he is on top form, the supporting cast is not as strong. Albert Adomah and Conor Hourihane, who has been in fantastic form recently, can struggle to shine against the top teams. We have a great squad... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa digest: Potential changes; Villa's Inbetweener; Xia comparedhe score goals, he also sticks to his defensive duties and is happy to create f
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
he score goals, he also sticks to his defensive duties and is happy to create for others, when asked. But getting past Conor Hourihane, for example, still seems some way off. The Irishman has bagged four goals for the first-team this season... Read more
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birminghammail
This promising academy graduate has become Aston Villa's Inbetweenerhe score goals, he also sticks to his defensive duties and is happy to create f
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
he score goals, he also sticks to his defensive duties and is happy to create for others, when asked. But getting past Conor Hourihane, for example, still seems some way off. The Irishman has bagged four goals for the first-team this season... Read more
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avillafan
Top two is too much to expectactual fact, it was the difference in how the two teams performed which is the
avillafan / Posted 2 days ago
actual fact, it was the difference in how the two teams performed which is the benchmark. We have some very good players. Conor Hourihane, Robert Snodgrass, Albert Adomah, Jonathan Kodjia. They would all walk into most other sides at this... Read more
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birminghammail
Changes Villa could make after Wolves woe - predicted XI to face FulhamChampionship game since September 9. The Tottenham Hotspur loanee has impresse
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
Championship game since September 9. The Tottenham Hotspur loanee has impressed and could dislodge either Keinan Davis or Conor Hourihane, depending on what formation Bruce plumps for. Big money striker Scott Hogan has been made to wait patiently... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa don't need to emulate Wolves - just be a better VillaAlbert Adomah found themselves being employed as secondary full-backs to protec
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
Albert Adomah found themselves being employed as secondary full-backs to protect Ahmed Elmohamady and Alan Hutton, while Conor Hourihane was forced so deep he became a second Glenn Whelan. With Bruce’s players treating the football like a hot... Read more
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HITC Sport
The new Bacuna: Is Villa man being unfairly criticised this season?start to their second straight season in the Championship, and Whelan's influen
HITC Sport / Posted 3 days ago
start to their second straight season in the Championship, and Whelan's influence should not be understated. Alongside Conor Hourihane he helped Villa to four straight wins prior to the international break and yet, much like Leandro Bacuna... Read more
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avillafan
Premiership standard?that we have is Chris Samba, however, I think that his Premiership days are lon
avillafan / Posted 3 days ago
that we have is Chris Samba, however, I think that his Premiership days are long gone. Andre Green, Jack Grealish and Conor Hourihane are all players who have the ability to play in the top flight. They are far from the finished article but... Read more
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avillafan
Whelan and Hourihane partnershipand keep us in games too. But the area I’m most interested in is our central mi
avillafan / Posted 4 days ago
and keep us in games too. But the area I’m most interested in is our central midfield. Just last week, Glenn Whelan and Conor Hourihane (along with Scott Hogan) were a part of the Republic of Ireland side that beat Wales and subsequently secured... Read more
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birminghammail
What Steve Cotterill will have learned about Villa from his scouting triptake advantage of Villa’s sloppiness and will expect the likes of Maikel Kiefte
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
take advantage of Villa’s sloppiness and will expect the likes of Maikel Kieftenbeld, David Davis and Cheikh Ndoye to get amongst and disrupt Glenn Whelan and Conor Hourihane before they even have chance to start things off in the centre of the p... Read more
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birminghammail
Wolves analysis: Tactical contrasts; Sublime passingproficient manner, to upset that, it needs sheer blood sweat and tears. Villa
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
proficient manner, to upset that, it needs sheer blood sweat and tears. Villa were absent, the central midfielders in Conor Hourihane and Glenn Whelan simply didn’t have any answers to their slick, organised and sharp Wolves... Read more
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birminghammail
Touchline tussle - 6 things you might've missed as Wolves outclass Villahot as they trudged off the field at full-time.Borderline bust-up A sequence o
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
hot as they trudged off the field at full-time.Borderline bust-up A sequence of fouls in the first-half which ended with Conor Hourihane getting booked for bringing down Ivan Cavaleiro saw Bruce momentarily lose his cool. The Villa boss... Read more
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birminghammail
Wolves player ratings: Neves and Jota shine against Aston Villathis Wolves machine centres around and he grabbed this game by the scruff of th
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
this Wolves machine centres around and he grabbed this game by the scruff of the neck from the get-go. Glenn Whelan and Conor Hourihane are talented players at this level, but they never stood a chance.Romain Saiss - 7 The man who supposedly... Read more
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TykesMAD
Barnsley v Middlesbrough9,473. Barnsley:Ross Turnbull, Mason Holgate, Peter Ramage, George Smith, Lewi
TykesMAD / Posted 6 days ago
9,473. Barnsley:Ross Turnbull, Mason Holgate, Peter Ramage, George Smith, Lewin Nyatanga, Luke Berry, Paul Digby, Conor Hourihane, Kane Hemmings, Dale Jennings, Leroy Lita. Substitutions:Rhys Oates (for Hemmings 69) Nana Boakye Yiadom... Read more
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Goal.com
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Aston Villa Betting: Free-scoring visitors looking to make it nine unbeatenof Albert Adomah, 16/5 (4.20) for his fifth goal in five, could be key for Vill
Goal.com / Posted 6 days ago
of Albert Adomah, 16/5 (4.20) for his fifth goal in five, could be key for Villa, as might the dead ball proficiency of Conor Hourihane, 17/4 (5.25) for his sixth of the campaign. Villa’s attack has been bolstered by the return from injury of... Read more
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birminghammail
The moments which shaped Steve Bruce's first year at Aston VillaJordan Ayew and Rudy Gestede were all sold as Bruce made room for the permanent
birminghammail / Posted 7 days ago
Jordan Ayew and Rudy Gestede were all sold as Bruce made room for the permanent signings of Henri Lansbury, James Bree, Conor Hourihane, Birkir Bjarnason, Scott Hogan and Neil Taylor. Bruce’s January business didn’t initially pay off and he... Read more
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avillafan
What to expect from Wolvesincludes 2 great defensive centre midfield players with Ruben Neves and Romain
avillafan / Posted 7 days ago
includes 2 great defensive centre midfield players with Ruben Neves and Romain Saiss. It will be interesting to see if Conor Hourihane can get past them, as they are strong defensively but hopefully, the Irishman alongside fellow Irish... Read more
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avillafan
Tactical review – Aston VillaAdomah is more of a runner where Snodgrass is more creative and in the middle,
avillafan / Posted 7 days ago
Adomah is more of a runner where Snodgrass is more creative and in the middle, Glenn Whelan is more workman-like while Conor Hourihane is more technical and capable of scoring from midfield. One area where Villa can definitely improve is... Read more
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birminghammail
WWFC v AVFC: Stats, team news, TV details, odds and much morein truth, Villa aren’t far off where they would have hoped to have been at this
birminghammail / Posted 8 days ago
in truth, Villa aren’t far off where they would have hoped to have been at this stage. And with Glenn Whelan and Conor Hourihane currently holding down the central spots after building up an eight-game unbeaten run, Jedinak would have... Read more
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Football365
What does Gerrard's heir Jordan actually offer?finisher, likely to be important in the next qualifying campaign when Walters a
Football365 / Posted 9 days ago
finisher, likely to be important in the next qualifying campaign when Walters and, maybe, Murphy hang up their boots. 29 – Conor Hourihane See: Hogan, Scott, but swap Walters and Murphy for Hoolahan. 30 – Daryl Horgan Sure to be Aiden McGeady’s... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa injury updates: The latest on Jedinak, Green, Davis and Grealishin truth, Villa aren’t far off where they would have hoped to have been at this
birminghammail / Posted 9 days ago
in truth, Villa aren’t far off where they would have hoped to have been at this stage.Read More And with Glenn Whelan and Conor Hourihane currently holding down the central spots after building up an eight-game unbeaten run, Jedinak would have... Read more
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HITC Sport
Sign him up: Celtic fans urge Brendan Rodgers to make move for Aston Villa star Celtic supporters have suggested that Brendan Rodgers signs Conor Hourihane, af
HITC Sport / Posted 10 days ago
Celtic supporters have suggested that Brendan Rodgers signs Conor Hourihane, after he publicly stated that he hated Glasgow Rangers this week. Hourihane was asked if there was a football team which he particularly disliked in an interview, and he... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa transfer news and rumoursVilla team so far this season. After starting the campaign as a key part of Ste
birminghammail / Posted 10 days ago
Villa team so far this season. After starting the campaign as a key part of Steve Bruce’s midfield, the former Nottingham Forest captain has had to remain patient in recent weeks with Glenn Whelan and Conor Hourihane patrolling Villa’s middle gro... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa star Henri Lansbury enjoys dream international breakthis season. After starting the campaign as a key part of Steve Bruce’s midfiel
birminghammail / Posted 11 days ago
this season. After starting the campaign as a key part of Steve Bruce’s midfield, the former Nottingham Forest captain has had to remain patient in recent weeks with Glenn Whelan and Conor Hourihane patrolling Villa’s middle ground.Have a lis... Read more
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birminghammail
Much changed XI; Form guide; Bruce's best back-up optionsthe starting XI of Sam Johnstone, Ahmed Elmohamady, James Chester, John Terry,
birminghammail / Posted 11 days ago
the starting XI of Sam Johnstone, Ahmed Elmohamady, James Chester, John Terry, Neil Taylor, Robert Snodgrass, Glenn Whelan, Conor Hourihane, Albert Adomah, Jonathan Kodjia and Keinan Davis has worked well. However, what about the players Bruce has... Read more
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birminghammail
This is Steve Bruce's best substitutes bench right nowthe starting XI of Sam Johnstone, Ahmed Elmohamady, James Chester, John Terry,
birminghammail / Posted 12 days ago
the starting XI of Sam Johnstone, Ahmed Elmohamady, James Chester, John Terry, Neil Taylor, Robert Snodgrass, Glenn Whelan, Conor Hourihane, Albert Adomah, Jonathan Kodjia and Keinan Davis has worked well.Read More However, what about the players... Read more
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birminghammail
The line up that shows how much Villa have changed under Bruceafter Jonathan Kodjia (left) scoresRead More Bruce has replaced Leandro Bacuna
birminghammail / Posted 12 days ago
after Jonathan Kodjia (left) scoresRead More Bruce has replaced Leandro Bacuna with Ahmed Elmohamady, Aaron Tshibola with Conor Hourihane and Aly Cissokho with Neil Taylor. John Terry, Sam Johnstone and Keinan Davis have all had significant... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Lessons learned in Ireland v Moldovafootballers. The former Celtic manager has already handed senior caps to the l
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
footballers. The former Celtic manager has already handed senior caps to the likes of Callum O’Dowda, Daryl Horgan and Conor Hourihane but will need to significantly increase and enhance that list to justify his new contract. On to... Read more
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birminghammail
How many points will Villa get from Wolves, Fulham and Blues games?fans predicting that return. Some 15 per cent of you thought Villa would do be
birminghammail / Posted 13 days ago
fans predicting that return. Some 15 per cent of you thought Villa would do better than they did, tipping them for 15-18 points in September (but for Scott Hogan's goalline clearance from Conor Hourihane in the Boro draw, you would have been right... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa digest: Snodgrass up to task; hunting Wolves; Withe paintalk up their chances when asked about Bruce’s latest comments.Read More Villa
birminghammail / Posted 13 days ago
talk up their chances when asked about Bruce’s latest comments.Read More Villa are a more deadly outfit with two up front, Conor Hourihane believes. The midfielder has bagged five goals this season but he believes Jonathan Kodjia and Keinan Davis... Read more
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avillafan
Aston Villa Have a Real Chance of Promotionhaving Villa 12/5 for promotion. So what has changed for Villa and Bruce? Firs
avillafan / Posted 14 days ago
having Villa 12/5 for promotion. So what has changed for Villa and Bruce? First of all, the form of players such as Conor Hourihane and Albert Adomah has been integral. They’re both scoring goals and it’s these goals which have been vital in... Read more
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birminghammail
These are the ways Aston Villa can get at Wolverhampton Wanderersand from Neves - that is how Villa win this game. It is a big task for Villa a
birminghammail / Posted 14 days ago
and from Neves - that is how Villa win this game. It is a big task for Villa anchorman Glenn Whelan and midfield partner Conor Hourihane. Will Bruce be prepared to sacrifice a striker to win the centre ground? We'll see.The fansA corner flag at... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Villa Can Take On The ChampionshipWhat's being said in the forum now? Robert Snodgrass and Conor Hourihane have
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 14 days ago
What's being said in the forum now? Robert Snodgrass and Conor Hourihane have been speaking this week and they both believe that the squad can match Steve Bruce's challenge of 'taking on the division' this season. With Bruce already already... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa's signings assessed: Our verdicts on the newcomersdown the right, Villa look a real creative force when they attack. He’s got co
birminghammail / Posted 14 days ago
down the right, Villa look a real creative force when they attack. He’s got competition for set-pieces, though, with Conor Hourihane improving over the summer after putting in the extra hours. If Snodgrass can stay fit he will be a vital... Read more
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HITC Sport
26-year-old names two Aston Villa players who 'cause trouble' in the league Villa. They head into the international break at the back of eight games undefe
HITC Sport / Posted 14 days ago
Villa. They head into the international break at the back of eight games undefeated in the league, winning five of them. Conor Hourihane has scored five goals this season, but he believes that Jonathan Kodjia and Keinan Davis should be getting... Read more
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birminghammail
Conor Hourihane reveals Aston Villa's secret weaponAston Villa are a more deadly outfit with two up front, Conor Hourihane believe
birminghammail / Posted 14 days ago
Aston Villa are a more deadly outfit with two up front, Conor Hourihane believes. The midfielder has bagged five goals this season but he believes Jonathan Kodjia and Keinan Davis should be taking all the plaudits. Since the duo were paired... Read more
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avillafan
What to do with Grealishmore sense to have one holding player in Glenn Whelan or Mile Jedinak and then
avillafan / Posted 14 days ago
more sense to have one holding player in Glenn Whelan or Mile Jedinak and then a box to box team-mate alongside him such as Conor Hourihane or Henri Lansbury. Which means that a wide position would be the more obvious position for him. The trouble... Read more
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Herald.ie
A minefield in midfieldwill be 36 the next time he has a birthday) and lack experience at competitive
Herald.ie / Posted 15 days ago
will be 36 the next time he has a birthday) and lack experience at competitive international level (Eunan O'Kane and Conor Hourihane have, between them, played 15 minutes in competitive matches). His goalkeeper (Randolph) and back four... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa first impressions: All the summer signings rateddown the right, Villa look a real creative force when they attack. He’s got co
birminghammail / Posted 15 days ago
down the right, Villa look a real creative force when they attack. He’s got competition for set-pieces, though, with Conor Hourihane improving over the summer after putting in the extra hours. If Snodgrass can stay fit he will be a vital... Read more
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avillafan
Review: Quarter One.is working well with the ever reliable James Chester. The midfield is creating
avillafan / Posted 15 days ago
is working well with the ever reliable James Chester. The midfield is creating chances and scoring goals. In particular, Conor Hourihane and Albert Adomah have made the headlines, but Robert Snodgrass is also beginning to demonstrate that he is... Read more
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birminghammail
JT's Aston Villa story so far; Why Jonathan Kodjia can't be relied onhis midfielders to add goals to their game and help compensate for the loss of
birminghammail / Posted 15 days ago
his midfielders to add goals to their game and help compensate for the loss of the hitman in the opening month. So far, Conor Hourihane, Albert Adomah, Robert Snodgrass and Andre Green have duly obliged while striker Keinan Davis has also scored... Read more
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Herald.ie
Keane: 'Let's get to Wales in good spirits'trio of Scott Hogan, Seán Maguire and Aiden O'Brien could feature), preparing t
Herald.ie / Posted 16 days ago
trio of Scott Hogan, Seán Maguire and Aiden O'Brien could feature), preparing the relatively inexperiended midfielders like Conor Hourihane, Callum O'Dowda and Eunan O'Kane for a possible starting role in a must-win game, and lifting spirits after... Read more
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birminghammail
Bruce admits Aston Villa would be in a 'sad place' without this manhis midfielders to add goals to their game and help compensate for the loss of
birminghammail / Posted 16 days ago
his midfielders to add goals to their game and help compensate for the loss of the hitman in the opening month. So far, Conor Hourihane, Albert Adomah, Robert Snodgrass and Andre Green have duly obliged while striker Keinan Davis has also scored... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa's World Cup hopefuls gear up for crunch internationalslife even more complicated, Neil Taylor and James Chester will line up against
birminghammail / Posted 16 days ago
life even more complicated, Neil Taylor and James Chester will line up against claret and blue counterparts Glenn Whelan, Conor Hourihane and Scott Hogan on October 9 as the two nations lock horns in Cardiff. Before that, Wales travel to Georgia... Read more
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birminghammail
Grealish's heartwarming gesture; Terry's message; McCormack opens upLittle and ex-team-mate Ian Taylor. The former defensive colossus then met wit
birminghammail / Posted 16 days ago
Little and ex-team-mate Ian Taylor. The former defensive colossus then met with current players and Irish compatriots Conor Hourihane and Jake Doyle-Hayes. McGrath also made the day of brave fan Carter Carrington and his dad Marlon by posing... Read more
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HITC Sport
Rangers missed only chance to land five-goal playmaker now worth 'ridiculous money'Rangers’ chances of landing Conor Hourihane on the cheap have long since passed
HITC Sport / Posted 17 days ago
Rangers’ chances of landing Conor Hourihane on the cheap have long since passed them by. The Scottish Sun reported in December that the Ibrox giants were hoping to pull off an almighty coup by bringing in the Barnsley playmaker, arguably the standout... Read more
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birminghammail
Here's another reason why Paul McGrath is God at Aston Villato our latest Villa podcast The former defensive colossus then met with curren
birminghammail / Posted 17 days ago
to our latest Villa podcast The former defensive colossus then met with current players and Irish compatriots Conor Hourihane and Jake Doyle-Hayes. McGrath also made the day of brave fan Carter Carrington and his dad Marlon by posing... Read more
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birminghammail
'Grealish gets the final say over mom' Villa fan's heartwarming storyto win as well, it made it extra special.” Harry also got to meet other first
birminghammail / Posted 17 days ago
to win as well, it made it extra special.” Harry also got to meet other first team stars including captain John Terry, Conor Hourihane, Sam Johnstone and Josh Onomah. And as for him mum, Stephanie? “She was chuffed to bits for Harry,” added... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Sean Maguire and Scott Hogan in Ireland's final World Cup qualifier squadLong, Stephen Ward (Burnley) Midfielders: Aiden McGeady (Sunderland), James Mc
Irish Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
Long, Stephen Ward (Burnley) Midfielders: Aiden McGeady (Sunderland), James McClean (West Bromwich Albion), Glenn Whelan, Conor Hourihane (Aston Villa), Jeff Hendrick, Robbie Brady (Burnley), James McCarthy (Everton), David Meyler (Hull City),... Read more
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birminghammail
September points: How your predictions compared to the reality!would do better than they did, tipping them for 15-18 points in September (but
birminghammail / Posted 17 days ago
would do better than they did, tipping them for 15-18 points in September (but for Scott Hogan's goalline clearance from Conor Hourihane in the Boro draw, you would have been right!). Listen to our latest Villa podcast "Need to keep the... Read more
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