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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

Aston Villa meet Derby County in playoff battle for 170 million pounds prize

Villa have been out of the top flight for three seasons while Derby have been stuck in the second tier of English football since relegation in 2008.

May 25, 2019, 16:12 PM IST

Championship playoffs: Derby County fight back to beat Leeds United 4-2

Jack Marriott came off the bench to score twice for Derby, including an 85th-minute winner in a pulsating encounter in which both teams were reduced to 10 men.

May 16, 2019, 15:25 PM IST

Leeds United's Patrick Bamford gets two-game ban for deceiving referee

Bamford will miss Leeds` final game of the season at Ipswich Town on Sunday as well as their playoff semi-final first leg.

May 03, 2019, 10:39 AM IST

Birmingham City, Aston Villa penalised for failing to control players

A Birmingham supporter was also jailed for 14 weeks for running on to the field of play and punching Grealish later on in the match.

Mar 19, 2019, 15:11 PM IST

Manchester United's Ashley Young wants more player protection after pitch invasion

Young's comments came in the light with pitch invasions occurring in the Scottish Premiership, the English Championship (second-tier) as well as the Premier League.

Mar 11, 2019, 13:24 PM IST

Pitch invader punches Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish in derby win at Birmingham

The English Football League (EFL) condemned the actions of the supporter, promising to work with the relevant parties to address the issue and take appropriate action.

Mar 10, 2019, 21:01 PM IST

Aston Villa boss Dean Smith keen to tap ex-Chelsea defender John Terry's experience

Villa are 15th in the Championship with three wins in 12 games and face Swansea City on Saturday.

Oct 15, 2018, 21:32 PM IST

Football: Aston Villa sack Steve Bruce as manager following dismal start

The club has recorded just three victories in 11 games and is currently 12th on the table.

Oct 04, 2018, 00:14 AM IST

Football: Australia's Mile Jedinak announces international retirement

Jedinak announced his decision in a lengthy Instagram post, three months before Australia launch their continental title defence in the United Arab Emirates.

Oct 01, 2018, 14:54 PM IST

Aston Villa suspend chief executive Keith Wyness

Aston Villa have suspended chief executive Keith Wyness with immediate effect, the Championship club said on Tuesday.

Jun 06, 2018, 11:47 AM IST