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Dean Smith in disbelief after Aston Villa ‘throw three points away’ at Burnley

Posted Thursday, January 28, 2021 by PA9 hits

Dean Smith was in “disbelief” that Aston Villa were not heading back to Birmingham with all three points after they twice surrendered a one-goal lead before going on to lose 3-2 at Burnley.Ollie Watkins’ 10th goal of the season put Villa ahead inside the first quarter of an hour but the visitors squandered a number of opportunities before half-time and their profligacy would co...Full Story »

Chris Wood caps vintage Clarets comeback against Aston Villa

Posted Thursday, January 28, 2021 by PA4 hits

Chris Wood capped a sensational comeback from Burnley as they twice came from behind to claim a 3-2 victory over Aston Villa in an entertaining encounter at Turf Moor.The Clarets ended Liverpool’s long unbeaten run at home in the Premier League but were outplayed in the first half by Villa, who only had Ollie Watkins’ 10th goal of the season to show for their dominance.Burnley capita...Full Story »

Will De Havilland and Ahkeem Rose deliver valuable victory for Dover

Posted Wednesday, January 27, 2021 by PA1 hits

Will De Havilland scored a quick-fire first-half brace as Dover claimed a much-needed 3-1 Vanarama National League victory over fellow strugglers Barnet, who replaced them at the bottom as a result.De Havilland opened the scoring for the hosts after 17 minutes as he slotted home the rebound after Barnet goalkeeper Scott Loach saved an effort moments earlier following a free-kick.The former Wycom...Full Story »

Burnley’s Charlie Taylor and Robbie Brady face late checks ahead of Villa visit

Posted Tuesday, January 26, 2021 by PA7 hits

Sean Dyche must check on several players before Wednesday’s Premier League clash against Aston Villa.Charlie Taylor remains a doubt after missing the FA Cup win over Fulham with a tight hamstring, while Robbie Brady is dealing with an Achilles issue.Ashley Barnes is expected to be passed fit after taking a knock late in the win over Liverpool, while Dyche was also optimistic with regard to...Full Story »

Ollie Watkins helps Aston Villa to victory as Newcastle’s struggles continue

Posted Sunday, January 24, 2021 by PA6 hits

Ollie Watkins ended his goal drought as Aston Villa returned to winning ways and climbed into the top 10 of the Premier League with a 2-0 victory against lacklustre Newcastle.The club-record signing scored for the first time in 10 matches to set Villa on their way to all three points with an early strike, before Bertrand Traore doubled the lead before half-time.Villa boss Dean Smith watched from...Full Story »

Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn suspended for Newcastle clash

Posted Friday, January 22, 2021 by PA21 hits

Aston Villa’s John McGinn is banned for Saturday’s Premier League visit of Newcastle.The midfielder collected his fifth yellow card of the season in the 2-0 defeat at Manchester City, while boss Dean Smith will also serve a touchline ban having been sent off.Trezeguet is available after recovering from coronavirus and a hamstring problem, Kortney Hause has been battling a foot proble...Full Story »

Dean Smith rages after decisions go against Aston Villa at Manchester City

Posted Thursday, January 21, 2021 by PA10 hits

Aston Villa boss Dean Smith angrily rounded on the officials after his side conceded twice late on to lose 2-0 at Manchester City.Smith was shown a red card for his protestations after Bernardo Silva put City on course for their sixth successive Premier League win by breaking the deadlock 11 minutes from time.Villa were furious that Rodri appeared to be running back from an offside position when...Full Story »

Manchester City 2 - 0 Aston Villa: Manchester City leave it late to see off stubborn Aston Villa

Posted Thursday, January 21, 2021 by PA19 hits

Bernardo Silva and Ilkay Gundogan struck late on as Manchester City maintained their title charge with a hard-fought 2-0 win over Aston Villa.The hosts spurned a succession of great chances amid a relentless downpour at the Etihad Stadium but finally broke through with Silva’s spectacular strike 11 minutes from time.The Portuguese rattled a powerful left-foot drive into the top corner from...Full Story »

Police probe Aston Villa star Douglas Luiz after footage of him "driving with phone in hand"

Posted Wednesday, January 20, 2021 by hits

Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz was allegedly filmed himself driving and singing into a camera while holding his phone in the same hand as the steering wheel, leading to a police investigation Police have started an investigation into Aston Villa start Douglas Luiz amid claims he broke driving laws. The Brazilian was seen in footage singing and appearing to hold a mobile phone while drivin...Full Story »

Manchester City still without Sergio Aguero for visit of Aston Villa

Posted Tuesday, January 19, 2021 by PA11 hits

Manchester City will again be without record goalscorer Sergio Aguero for Wednesday night’s Premier League game against Aston Villa.The Argentina striker is still isolating after being identified as a close contact of someone who tested positive for coronavirus.Defender Aymeric Laporte (thigh) is back in training but this game comes too soon. Fellow centre-back Nathan Ake is still out with...Full Story »

Brian Easton among Hamilton players set to return against Dundee United

Posted Saturday, January 16, 2021 by PA12 hits

Hamilton head coach Brian Rice is hopeful he can welcome back some of last week’s absentees for Saturday’s visit of Dundee United.Club captain Brian Easton is back in the squad after missing Accies’ 2-0 defeat to Kilmarnock last weekend with a knee injury, as is defender Aaron Martin, who sat out the Rugby Park loss due to having to self-isolate because of track and trace proce...Full Story »

Liverpool progress despite spirited FA Cup display from Aston Villa youngsters

Posted Saturday, January 09, 2021 by PA16 hits

Sadio Mane’s double helped Liverpool survive a major FA Cup scare against Aston Villa’s plucky kids.The Reds eventually clinched a 4-1 third-round win after Louie Barry’s equaliser for coronavirus-hit Villa threatened to embarrass the visitors.Mane struck an early opener, but Liverpool needed three quickfire second-half goals from Georginio Wijnaldum, Mane and Mo Salah to end t...Full Story »

Aston Villa to field a youth team against Liverpool in FA Cup

Posted Friday, January 08, 2021 by PA20 hits

Aston Villa will field a youth team against Liverpool in the FA Cup after a coronavirus outbreak within the senior squad.No senior player or member of staff – including boss Dean Smith – will be at Villa Park on Friday after the club shut their Bodymoor Heath training ground on Thursday.Under-23s coach Mark Delaney will take the side, with Villa having recalled right-back Jake Walker...Full Story »

Aston Villa squad set to be depleted against Liverpool due to Covid-19 outbreak

Posted Friday, January 08, 2021 by PA14 hits

Aston Villa are likely to be depleted when they welcome Liverpool in the FA Cup with the game itself remaining in some doubt.The club have been forced to close their Bodymoor Heath training base after an outbreak of coronavirus within the senior squad and staff.Villa have been speaking to the Football Association and Premier League as they try to get the game on, with a decision to be made on Fr...Full Story »

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer delighted with win over Aston Villa but wary of title talk

Posted Saturday, January 02, 2021 by PA37 hits

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was delighted by Manchester United’s winning start to 2021 but knows there is plenty of work to do after edging past Aston Villa to go level on points with Premier League leaders Liverpool.The second-placed Red Devils made it eight wins in 10 unbeaten top-flight matches on New Year’s Day.Anthony Martial’s opener was cancelled out by a second-half Bertrand T...Full Story »

Manchester United join Liverpool at top of table with win over Aston Villa

Posted Saturday, January 02, 2021 by PA23 hits

Manchester United moved level on points with Premier League leaders Liverpool as Bruno Fernandes’ penalty got 2021 off to a winning start against Aston Villa.An impressive run of seven wins in nine top-flight matches saw Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side start New Year’s Day in second spot – their highest position at the turn of the year since Sir Alex Ferguson retired as champ...Full Story »

Victor Lindelof doubtful as Manchester United take on Aston Villa

Posted Thursday, December 31, 2020 by PA16 hits

Edinson Cavani is suspended for Manchester United’s New Year’s Day clash with Aston Villa.The 33-year-old was handed a three-match ban by the Football Association on the eve of the fixture for using a racial term in a social media post.Victor Lindelof is a doubt due to an ongoing back issue that saw him miss Tuesday’s last-gasp win against Wolves, when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made...Full Story »

Chelsea star Tammy Abraham is left hanging for AGES by referee Stuart Attwell ahead of Aston Villa clash

Posted Tuesday, December 29, 2020 by hits

CHELSEA star Tammy Abraham was awkwardly left hanging by referee Stuart Attwell before their draw with Aston Villa. England striker Abraham, 23, went to greet the match official in the tunnel at Stamford Bridge only for Attwell, 38, to be seemingly completely unaware. Abraham held out his fist in the tunnelCredit: Amazon Abraham had to tap the ref on the arm to get his attentionCredit: Amazon...Full Story »

Aston Villa remain above Chelsea after draw at Stamford Bridge

Posted Tuesday, December 29, 2020 by PA18 hits

Anwar El Ghazi cancelled out Olivier Giroud’s header as Aston Villa stole a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge to stay above Chelsea in the Premier League table.El Ghazi tapped home at the far post with the Blues frustrated neither the officials nor Villa had stopped play, with Andreas Christensen out of commission after a heavy challenge with Jack Grealish.Giroud had nodded Chelsea into a 1-0 ha...Full Story »

Frank Lampard set to make changes to Chelsea team ahead of Aston Villa clash

Posted Sunday, December 27, 2020 by PA17 hits

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is likely to make a number of changes to his side for the Premier League visit of Aston Villa on Monday.He was unhappy with the performance of his team in their 3-1 Boxing Day defeat to Arsenal and could respond by shuffling his pack.Hakim Ziyech (hamstring) will still be missing and it remains to be seen if full-backs Ben Chilwell and Reece James feature having both p...Full Story »

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