Aston Villa

Aston Villa players, coaches agree to take 25 percent pay cut for four months

First-team players, first-team coaches and senior management have all agreed to defer 25 per cent of their salaries for four months to assist the club during this period of uncertainty.

Apr 26, 2020, 09:21 AM IST

Ex-Cardiff City midfielder Peter Whittingham dies aged 35

Whittingham moved to Cardiff in 2007 and established himself as the club's legend with a total of 459 appearances and scoring 98 goals before departure from the team in 2017.

Mar 20, 2020, 17:14 PM IST

Villa defeat Leicester, enter League Cup final after Trezeguet scores in stoppage time

Aston Villa’s Trezeguet struck a dramatic 93rd-minute winner to send them into the League Cup final with a 2-1 victory over Leicester City that gave them a 3-2 aggregate win on Tuesday. Matt Targett fired the hosts ahead in the semi-final second leg at Villa Park after being teed up by Jack Grealish, with Leicester’s Youri Tielemans hitting the crossbar at the other end.

Jan 29, 2020, 13:57 PM IST

EPL: Sergio Aguero's record-breaking hat-trick helps Manchester City thrash Aston Villa

 Sergio Aguero became the most prolific foreign goalscorer in Premier League history with a hat-trick as Manchester City thrashed Aston Villa 6-1 to reclaim second place on Sunday.

Jan 13, 2020, 10:24 AM IST

Aston Villa's Tom Heaton, Wesley to miss remainder of season with injuries

Aston Villa goalkeeper Tom Heaton and forward Wesley are all set to miss the remainder of the football season due to their respective injuries. 

Jan 03, 2020, 17:48 PM IST

Premier League: Leicester City break club record with 4-1 win at Aston Villa

Leicester City set a club record of eight successive top flight wins after two goals from Jamie Vardy helped them to an impressive 4-1 Premier League victory at Aston Villa on Sunday.

Dec 08, 2019, 22:45 PM IST

Premier League: Sadio Mane help Liverpool make comeback against Aston Villa

Liverpool will look to continue their run of 28 games without defeat in the Premier League when they host reigning champions Manchester City next weekend.

Nov 03, 2019, 16:02 PM IST

Aston Villa forward Jonathan Kodjia out for three weeks with fractured cheekbone

Kodjia clashed heads with Zimbabwean midfielder Marvelous Nakamba and the 29-year-old Ivory Coast international had to undergo a surgery after he was assessed at the hospital.

Sep 13, 2019, 23:04 PM IST

EPL: Dean Smith lashes out at referee and VAR as Aston Villa 'equaliser' disallowed

With seconds remaining, Villa`s Henri Lansbury fired into the corner of the Palace net but, instead of awarding the goal, the official booked Jack Grealish for a dive in the build-up.

Sep 01, 2019, 18:42 PM IST

Jordan Ayew breaks Crystal Palace home drought as late Villa goal ruled out

Kevin Friend booked Jack Grealish for simulation in the build-up, sparking immediate Villa protests and angry scenes off the pitch where fans clashed with security staff, with TV footage showing punches being thrown.

Sep 01, 2019, 18:09 PM IST

EPL: Aston Villa get first points with 2-0 victory over Everton

Villa`s Brazilian striker Wesley, signed in the close season for a club-record 22 million pounds ($27.03 million), put them ahead in the 21st minute with a clinical finish after a perfectly timed through ball from Spanish midfielder Jota.

Aug 24, 2019, 08:54 AM IST

Aston Villa's Dean Smith not worried about record signing Wesley's slow start

Wesley was signed in the close season for a club record 22 million pounds ($26.9 million) from Club Brugge during Villa`s transfer splurge when the promoted club spent more than 140 million pounds on 13 new recruits.

Aug 23, 2019, 12:00 PM IST

Aston Villa's Dean Smith expects stern test against solid Everton

Villa are still seeking their first points having returned to the English top-flight, after a 3-1 loss at Tottenham Hotspur in their opener and a 2-1 defeat by Bournemouth last weekend.

Aug 23, 2019, 09:22 AM IST

Former England defender Ashley Cole calls time on 20-year career

The 38-year-old, who also had spells at AS Roma in Italy`s Serie A and LA Galaxy in Major League Soccer, last represented Championship (second-tier) outfit Derby County before his contract expired at the end of last season.

Aug 18, 2019, 21:55 PM IST

EPL: No home joy for Aston Villa as Bournemouth earn first victory

Villa got off to the worst possible start as Tom Heaton, making his home debut, brought down Callum Wilson in the penalty area inside 40 seconds, with Josh King sending the goalkeeper the wrong way from the spot. 

Aug 17, 2019, 23:50 PM IST

Tyrone Mings can put himself on England radar, says Villa boss

The 26-year-old was on loan from Bournemouth last season, before signing a permanent 20 million pound ($24.22 million) move in July, and faces his former employers at Villa Park on Saturday.

Aug 15, 2019, 23:21 PM IST

We've got a good, hungry squad: Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane

Tottenham registered a 3-1 victory over Aston Villa on Saturday. Last season, Tottenham were beaten by Liverpool in the Champions League final. Manchester City lifted the Premier League title last season and had a brilliant start to this season as well because they defeated West Ham by 5-0 on Saturday.

Aug 12, 2019, 16:55 PM IST

Harry Kane scores late double to give Tottenham Hotspur win over Aston Villa

Kane struck in the 86th minute after a mistake by Jack Grealish and the England captain rubbed salt into Villa`s wounds by stroking home his second in the 90th minute.

Aug 11, 2019, 09:31 AM IST

EPL: Steve Bruce recognises 'huge challenge' as Newcastle United manager

The 58-year-old former Sunderland and Aston Villa boss replaces popular Spaniard Rafa Benitez, who left St James` Park last month after failing to agree a contract extension with club owner Mike Ashley.

Jul 18, 2019, 12:30 PM IST

Aston Villa boost squad for Premier League by signing defender Ezri Konsa

British media reported that the deal for the 21-year-old Konsa, who has previously worked with Villa boss Dean Smith at Brentford, was worth 12 million pounds ($15.04 million).

Jul 11, 2019, 19:58 PM IST