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birminghammail
Things we spotted from Villa's final training session before FulhamLast Saturday's 2-0 loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers halted a run of four Champi
birminghammail / Posted 2 hours ago
Last Saturday's 2-0 loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers halted a run of four Championship wins on the spin for Steve Bruce's men. Villa's last two home matches have ended in victories over Nottingham Forest and Bolton Wanderers and three points would... Read more
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birminghammail
Youngster signs new deal; Chelsea's loss is Villa's gain; Fulham team newsLast Saturday's 2-0 loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers halted a run of four Champi
birminghammail / Posted 2 hours ago
Last Saturday's 2-0 loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers halted a run of four Championship wins on the spin for Steve Bruce's men. Villa's last two home matches have ended in victories over Nottingham Forest and Bolton Wanderers and three points would... Read more
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birminghammail
Steve Bruce outlines his Aston Villa formation plansSteve Bruce is considering mixing it up against Fulham as he looks to get back
birminghammail / Posted 10 hours ago
Steve Bruce is considering mixing it up against Fulham as he looks to get back to winning ways. The Villa boss admitted that he should have made changes in the defeat at Wolves and will carefully weigh up his options before Saturday’s clash. Bruce... Read more
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birminghammail
Bruce lauds JT and believes Chelsea's loss is Aston Villa's gainJohn Terry’s Aston Villa adventure is going exactly to plan, boss Steve Bruce h
birminghammail / Posted 10 hours ago
John Terry’s Aston Villa adventure is going exactly to plan, boss Steve Bruce has revealed. And the claret and blue chief reckons his former club Chelsea are already missing him and will continue to do so in times ahead. Terry, who turns 37 in... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Rain falls on Sonoma County fires, evacuees return homeof eight victims killed in wildfires that burned through Potter Valley and Redw
Petluma360.com / Posted 15 hours ago
of eight victims killed in wildfires that burned through Potter Valley and Redwood Valley beginning Oct. 8. They include Steve Bruce Stelter, 56, and his girlfriend, Janet Kay Constanzo, 71; Jane Gardiner, 83, and her caregiver, Elizabeth... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Something For The Weekend (586)Jota stood out like a tanner in a chimney-sweep's ear, as my granny used to say
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 17 hours ago
Jota stood out like a tanner in a chimney-sweep's ear, as my granny used to say. From Villa's cautious start it seemed that Steve Bruce didn't expect to win this one and from the kick-off his team found themselves under pressure. With Villa getting... Read more
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birminghammail
The Callum O'Hare news Aston Villa fans have been waiting forWolves last weekend and looked a bright spark. He’s in contention for tomorrow
birminghammail / Posted 18 hours ago
Wolves last weekend and looked a bright spark. He’s in contention for tomorrow’s game at Villa Park after impressing boss Steve Bruce in the the five appearances he has made already this season. O’Hare follows the likes of Jake Doyle-Hayes,... Read more
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HITC Sport
Steve Bruce shares something that concerns him about Aston VillaSteve Bruce has told a press conference, streamed on the club's Facebook page,
HITC Sport / Posted 19 hours ago
Steve Bruce has told a press conference, streamed on the club's Facebook page, that Aston Villa's form after the international break is a concern for him. Wolves ended Aston Villa's four-match winning streak at Molineux last week to deny Bruce's... Read more
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birminghammail
Emile Heskey: Steve Bruce needs more timeSteve Bruce had a lot of faith in Emile Heskey, he did sign him more than once
birminghammail / Posted 19 hours ago
Steve Bruce had a lot of faith in Emile Heskey, he did sign him more than once after all. It seems that appreciation is reciprocated. The former Villa, Blues and England striker has spoken out about the appointment of Bruce at Villa and called his... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Aston Villa v Fulham - Early Team-NewsChampionship fixture.Ahead of the game we`ve cobbled together some early team-n
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 20 hours ago
Championship fixture.Ahead of the game we`ve cobbled together some early team-news. Starting with our hosts Aston Villa: Steve Bruce will have to make do without the Welsh international left-back, Neil Taylor, he received a red-card in the... Read more
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HITC Sport
Bruce admits he's disappointed one Villa player with his team selections this season Steve Bruce has admitted at his latest press conference, which was broadcast on
HITC Sport / Posted 20 hours ago
Steve Bruce has admitted at his latest press conference, which was broadcast on Aston Villa’s official Facebook page, that Alan Hutton was disappointed with his lack of game time prior to last weekend. Hutton has regularly been overlooked by Bruce... Read more
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birminghammail
Steve Bruce reveals six big players are missinga knock and while Jack Grealish and Henri Lansbury are now back in training, th
birminghammail / Posted 20 hours ago
a knock and while Jack Grealish and Henri Lansbury are now back in training, they will not be risked this weekend. Boss Steve Bruce has no new injuries to deal with, though, providing his group come through Friday’s training session... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Steve Bruce (Video) Pre Fulham Clash At Villa ParkWhat's being said in the forum now? Steve Bruce again praising the fans. He s
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 21 hours ago
What's being said in the forum now? Steve Bruce again praising the fans. He says it`s quite remarkable the support and "It`s a given there will be a big crowd again." He also says he didn`t like the loss v Wolves but in football you have to accept... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa highlights: Twenty stories you might have missedBromwich Albion. And he’s been Villa’s Mr Reliable ever since, playing every g
birminghammail / Posted 22 hours ago
Bromwich Albion. And he’s been Villa’s Mr Reliable ever since, playing every game under Roberto Di Matteo and current boss Steve Bruce. Aston Villa have been linked with a surprise swoop for Aberdeen goalkeeper Joe Lewis. Reports in Scotland... Read more
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Manchester United
Man United and Huddersfield connectionsback-to-back relegations in 1972/73 and 1973/74, he left for Bolton Wanderers i
Manchester United / Posted 23 hours ago
back-to-back relegations in 1972/73 and 1973/74, he left for Bolton Wanderers in the summer of 1974. Former Reds defender Steve Bruce also managed Town around the turn of the Century. Jimmy Nicholson - United trainee to Terriers great The... Read more
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birminghammail
Steve Bruce: Aston Villa must erase Wolves defeatSteve Bruce has called on his players to erase the painful defeat against Wolve
birminghammail / Posted 23 hours ago
Steve Bruce has called on his players to erase the painful defeat against Wolves by marching into the top three with a win over Fulham. The manager reiterated his belief that they were second best to Wolves, but has turned his attentions fully to... Read more
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HITC Sport
Should Aston Villa join Leeds in the race to sign striker loanee?Steve Bruce, manager of Aston Villa during the Sky Bet Championship match again
HITC Sport / Posted yesterday
Steve Bruce, manager of Aston Villa during the Sky Bet Championship match against Bristol City. On August 16, Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce admitted that he was in the market for a new striker after watching his side lose 2-1 at Reading. At the... Read more
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TykesMAD
Barnsley v Hull City61) Liam Rosenior (for Evans 79) Unused substitutes:Eldin Jakupovic, Jack Hob
TykesMAD / Posted yesterday
61) Liam Rosenior (for Evans 79) Unused substitutes:Eldin Jakupovic, Jack Hobbs, Ahmed Fathi, Tom Cairney. Manager: Steve Bruce (20th June 2012 - 22nd July 2016) Still at respective clubs:Barnsley: 0 Hull: 1 (Meyler) Managers since this... Read more
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birminghammail
Vila digest: Academy graduate back to prove a point; home woes predictedwithout defeat at Villa Park. He writes: "Aston Villa were pretty comprehensiv
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
without defeat at Villa Park. He writes: "Aston Villa were pretty comprehensively beaten by Wolves last weekend and Steve Bruce will want a reaction back at Villa Park on Saturday. "Fulham will be a tough proposition, however, and although... Read more
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Petluma360.com
North Coast wildfires inch closer to full containmentwho was running from the fire with family members. He was among the first three
Petluma360.com / Posted yesterday
who was running from the fire with family members. He was among the first three victims identified in the fire last week. Steve Bruce Stelter, 56, of Redwood Valley, who was found near a vehicle outside his home on West Road. He appeared to have... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Trapped as they tried to run. More victims named in Northern California firesthat rushed through Redwood Valley, a small, close-knit community about 10 mile
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
that rushed through Redwood Valley, a small, close-knit community about 10 miles north of Ukiah. The victims named were: Steve Bruce Stelter, 56; Janet Kay Costanzo, 71; Jane Gardiner, 83; and Elizabeth Charlene Foster, 64. The Yuba County... Read more
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birminghammail
This is how pundit sees Villa vs Fulham goingdefeat at Villa Park.Read More He writes: "Aston Villa were pretty comprehensi
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
defeat at Villa Park.Read More He writes: "Aston Villa were pretty comprehensively beaten by Wolves last weekend and Steve Bruce will want a reaction back at Villa Park on Saturday. "Fulham will be a tough proposition, however, and although... Read more
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birminghammail
Five important reasons why Aston Villa must bounce back against FulhamLast weekend’s defeat at Wolves was painful to watch. Villa were second-best t
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
Last weekend’s defeat at Wolves was painful to watch. Villa were second-best throughout and boss Steve Bruce admitted that it hurt to lose to the better team. But one defeat in nine games isn’t a bad turnaround, providing Villa can see off Fulham... Read more
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Futn Soccer
Aston Villa FC eyeing swoop for 30-old towering goalkeeperAston Villa manager Steve Bruce is said to be open about the option of not exte
Futn Soccer / Posted yesterday
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce is said to be open about the option of not extending the stay of on loan goalkeeper Sam Johnstone beyond the end of the season and as a result, is in the market to sign a new custodian as a possible replacement for the... Read more
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walesonline
This is where Cardiff sit in the table based on value for moneyGlenn Whelan and Egyptian midfielder Ahmed Elmohamady both moved to Villa Park
walesonline / Posted yesterday
Glenn Whelan and Egyptian midfielder Ahmed Elmohamady both moved to Villa Park for relatively modest fees while Steve Bruce also secured the services of former England international John Terry from Chelsea. And after a very difficult... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa digest: Full-back that got away; Bruce's message; Fulham lowdownwho would have certainly improved Villa’s backline had he arrived from Club Bru
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
who would have certainly improved Villa’s backline had he arrived from Club Brugge in the summer of 2016.Bruce's message Steve Bruce reckons the only way is up for Aston Villa this season after admitting: 'We've cured the culture of getting... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa have finally shaken off this frustrating feature says BruceSteve Bruce reckons the only way is up for Aston Villa this season after admitt
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
Steve Bruce reckons the only way is up for Aston Villa this season after admitting: 'We've cured the culture of getting beat'. The boss knows there is still a long way to go before his side can say they’ve turned the corner. But he believes the... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Aston Villa v Fulham - Match Officialson their travels this Saturday.The Cottagers are scheduled to play Aston Villa,
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 2 days ago
on their travels this Saturday.The Cottagers are scheduled to play Aston Villa, at Villa Park, in a Championship fixture. Steve Bruce, in charge of the Villains, has turned the fortunes of the club around in recent weeks, after a poor start. The... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa rivalling Man Utd and Spurs for Polish keeperMark Bunn is into the final year of his contract, while Sam Johnstone is set to
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
Mark Bunn is into the final year of his contract, while Sam Johnstone is set to return to Old Trafford next summer. Steve Bruce has, however, made it clear he’d be interested in keeping Johnstone, who has impressed during his two loan spells... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The complete Championship club owner guidefunds to get the players he wanted into the club.Xia's appointment of Di Matteo
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
funds to get the players he wanted into the club.Xia's appointment of Di Matteo did not go to plan (Image: PA Wire) Steve Bruce has had his hands tied behind his back due to Financial Fair Play regulations, but he's still been able to... Read more
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chroniclelive
Sunderland must be 'braver' if they are to end their Stadium of Light hoodooin the Premier League under Peter Reid two seasons running in the early 2000s,
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
in the Premier League under Peter Reid two seasons running in the early 2000s, and even since they finished 10th under Steve Bruce in 2011. Grabban said: “When you’re at a big club where things have been going wrong for a while, that can make... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa digest: Potential changes; Villa's Inbetweener; Xia comparedthis season compared to Lyden’s five for the second string. And as he still ha
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
this season compared to Lyden’s five for the second string. And as he still has plenty to learn, it’s difficult to see Steve Bruce swapping him for the experienced Glenn Whelan. That’s without mentioning those on the sidelines who are also... Read more
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birminghammail
This promising academy graduate has become Aston Villa's Inbetweenerthis season compared to Lyden’s five for the second string. And as he still ha
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
this season compared to Lyden’s five for the second string. And as he still has plenty to learn, it’s difficult to see Steve Bruce swapping him for the experienced Glenn Whelan. That’s without mentioning those on the sidelines who are also... Read more
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HITC Sport
The signs suggest that £5m man's career at Aston Villa could already be overhighly critical of Tshibola's displays so far, with the combative midfielder be
HITC Sport / Posted 3 days ago
highly critical of Tshibola's displays so far, with the combative midfielder being sent off in his last outing. And if Steve Bruce has been watching on, he is unlikely to be too enthused by what he has seen from Tshibola. Tshibola does still... Read more
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birminghammail
From Xia to Hemmings: A guide to every Championship club ownerRoberto Di Matteo - didn't go to plan but he backed him with sufficient funds t
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
Roberto Di Matteo - didn't go to plan but he backed him with sufficient funds to get the players he wanted into the club. Steve Bruce has had his hands tied behind his back due to Financial Fair Play regulations, but he's still been able to... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa linked with surprise swoop for goalkeeperis seen as an alternative to Sam Johnstone, whose loan deal expires at the end
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
is seen as an alternative to Sam Johnstone, whose loan deal expires at the end of the current season. Manager Steve Bruce has already stated his desire to tie up a permanent deal for Johnstone during the January transfer window... Read more
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avillafan
Premier League teams Aston Villa have outspent since being relegatedsquad was rebuilt. Unfortunately for Di Matteo, the season didn’t start too we
avillafan / Posted 3 days ago
squad was rebuilt. Unfortunately for Di Matteo, the season didn’t start too well and in October 2016, he was replaced with Steve Bruce who eventually guided them to a disappointing 13th place finish. Between the two managers, nearly £80 million... Read more
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avillafan
Top two is too much to expectgone away to three of the current top four and have just one point and one defl
avillafan / Posted 3 days ago
gone away to three of the current top four and have just one point and one deflected goal to show for it. I do think that Steve Bruce has much to answer for. The safety-first approach doesn’t lend itself to free-flowing attacking football that... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
U23s - Wolves 0 Aston Villa 2although they had opportunities, Wolves rarely really threatened. With Callum
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 3 days ago
although they had opportunities, Wolves rarely really threatened. With Callum O'Hare and James Bree also on show, manager Steve Bruce was there to take the match in and Villa now find themselves sitting just three points shy of Middlesbrough in... Read more
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Futn Soccer
Aston Villa man confident of Villans promotion this seasonpromotion this season. Villa were totally dominated against Wolves who top the
Futn Soccer / Posted 3 days ago
promotion this season. Villa were totally dominated against Wolves who top the Championship standings and even manager Steve Bruce admitted after the game that the opponents were the deserving winners. The Villains however entered the game on... Read more
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Futn Soccer
Rangers risk losing star in January as English side reportedly scout himthe form that saw him bag 46 goals in 62 games at Finland, scoring 8 goals in 1
Futn Soccer / Posted 3 days ago
the form that saw him bag 46 goals in 62 games at Finland, scoring 8 goals in 13 matches for Rangers. Villa boss Steve Bruce wants another striker to help fuel his side’s promotion charge after Ross McCormack was loaned out to Melbourne... Read more
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Just Arsenal
Arsenal now 66/1 for title but Wenger still safe according to bookieswas 16/1 to be the next manager to leave his post, largely due to pressure on o
Just Arsenal / Posted 4 days ago
was 16/1 to be the next manager to leave his post, largely due to pressure on other struggling managers Steve Kean 5/4 and Steve Bruce 3/1. Even though the odds (and table) suggest the Gunners are struggling this season, Wenger’s short-term future... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa scouting report: Alfredo MorelosGlasgow Ranger attacker Alfredo Morelos is thought to be a target for Aston Vil
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
Glasgow Ranger attacker Alfredo Morelos is thought to be a target for Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce. Villa scout Tony Coton watched Rangers beat St Johnstone 3-0 on Friday night and the key target is thought to have been Morelos. Here's a lowdown on... Read more
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chroniclelive
Hugill, Gradel, Snodgrass - how are Sunderland's summer transfer targets getting on?McCormack (Image: PA) This one felt like it ran all summer. McCormack was surp
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
McCormack (Image: PA) This one felt like it ran all summer. McCormack was surplus to requirements at Aston Villa, but Steve Bruce didn’t want him to leave before he had secured signings of his own. Then there were issues over the deal - loan... Read more
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Scotsman
Aston Villa eye Morelos | Rodgers blocked De Vries exit | Joe Lewis a wanted manrule over ‘El Buffalo’ in Friday night’s Scottish Premiership match at St Johns
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
rule over ‘El Buffalo’ in Friday night’s Scottish Premiership match at St Johnstone and with Ross McCormack out on loan, Steve Bruce could look to bolster his attack in January. (Daily Record) Rodgers blocked De Vries bids Dorus De Vries had... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Table topping Mooy ‘does everything’, big Jedi newsmaking it less and less likely he’ll be thrust into the furnace of a make-or-br
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
making it less and less likely he’ll be thrust into the furnace of a make-or-break World Cup Qualifier. However, at least Steve Bruce is talking in positive tones about the midfield stalwart. “He was not quite right so I think common sense has... Read more
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birminghammail
How Jack Grealish played on his long awaited return from injuryGrealish was able to help Villa into a commanding 2-0 lead. Here’s how his com
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
Grealish was able to help Villa into a commanding 2-0 lead. Here’s how his comeback game unfolded:Where did he play? Steve Bruce had planned to build his team around Grealish before that devastating injury blow in late July. The 22-year-old... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa don't need to emulate Wolves - just be a better Villasee the appeal of such an approach. But there’s more than one way to skin a de
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
see the appeal of such an approach. But there’s more than one way to skin a defender. Villa are committed to the ‘Steve Bruce Guide to Championship Climbing’, with a squad pieced together by the manager over two transfer windows. What... Read more
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avillafan
Premiership standard?on a loan deal then we would have to purchase a new keeper to replace him. Ther
avillafan / Posted 4 days ago
on a loan deal then we would have to purchase a new keeper to replace him. There have been rumours doing the rounds that Steve Bruce is going to try and get Johnstone in on a permanent in the January window and if this was the case then I would... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Steve Bruce (Video) Post Wolves MatchWhat's being said in the forum now? Steve Bruce says as difficult as it is we
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 4 days ago
What's being said in the forum now? Steve Bruce says as difficult as it is we were beaten by a better team. He admits Villa didn`t do enough without the ball, which is what I was saying on match day. But also, positively, he says we can get back... Read more
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