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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

Aston Villa beat Leeds to seal Championship playoff spot

Lewis Grabban, on loan from top-flight Bournemouth, scored the only goal in the 29th minute at Villa Park with a perfectly timed run to head in Jack Grealish`s cross from the left.

Apr 14, 2018, 07:52 AM IST

Former Chelsea captain John Terry joins Aston Villa

Terry became a free agent at the weekend after 22 years at Stamford Bridge where he played his entire career in the Premier League.

Jul 03, 2017, 18:32 PM IST

Ex-England footballer Ugo Ehiogu passes away at 44 after suspected cardiac arrest

By 1994, he had replaced Shaun Teale as the main central defensive partner to Paul McGrath. He remained at the club for nine years, making over 300 appearances in all competitions.

Apr 21, 2017, 15:28 PM IST

Steve Bruce appointed as Roberto Di Matteo's successor by Aston Villa

Former Manchester United defender Bruce returns to management after quitting Hull in July, having successfully guided the Tigers back to the Premier League.

Oct 13, 2016, 10:33 AM IST

Liverpool not for sale despite Chinese interest: Source

The source restated the club`s position that its owners would listen to any expressions of interest from potential investors in Liverpool but move forward only with the right partner.

Aug 21, 2016, 23:21 PM IST

Crystal Palace pay record fee for striker Christian Benteke

"I`m very happy to commit my future to Crystal Palace and I`m looking forward to meeting the manager, the players and the staff," Benteke told Palace`s official website.

Aug 20, 2016, 16:49 PM IST

Former Aston Villa player Dalian Atkinson dies in police stun-gun incident

"The thoughts of everyone at Wednesday are with the friends and family of Dalian Atkinson this morning. RIP," one of Atkinson`s former clubs Sheffield Wednesday said on Twitter.

Aug 15, 2016, 18:53 PM IST

Roberto Di Matteo named as new Aston Villa manager

Di Matteo was rewarded by being appointed manager on a permanent basis but by November, he had fallen out of favour and was sacked after a Champions League defeat by Juventus.

Jun 03, 2016, 15:53 PM IST

Villa owner Xia promises Premier League return

Aston Villa`s Chinese owner Tony Xia has pledged to restore the relegated Premier League club to their former glory as soon as possible. 

May 20, 2016, 02:19 AM IST

Villa relegated as Aguero treble takes Man City third

Aston Villa`s long-expected relegation from the Premier League was finally confirmed with a 1-0 loss away to Manchester United.

Apr 17, 2016, 01:42 AM IST