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Aston Villa vs Arsenal Live: Latest updates from today’s only Premier League game

March 19, 2022 at 10:45 a.m. EDT That’s all for today! Thanks for logging into today’s match blog, we hope you enjoyed it and we’ll see you soon! Luc Bisset March 19, 2022 at 10:31 a.m. EDT FT: ASTON VILLA 0-1 ARSENAL It’s all here at Villa Park, as Arsenal ensure they are fourth ahead […]

Arsenal set to boost Aston Villa injury if they can avoid Liverpool pain

Arsenal could have a fully fit squad for Saturday’s lunchtime Premier League trip to Aston Villa – if they get through their midweek clash unscathed. With Villa having a full week to prepare for the clash at Villa Park, Arsenal are in midweek action as they host Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium tonight (Wednesday). Mikel […]

Villa Park woman pleads guilty to keeping reptiles in inhumane conditions

A Villa Park woman accused of neglecting dozens of snakes and other reptiles will get them back as part of a plea deal. Shelby Becci pleaded guilty on Thursday to one count of dereliction of duty for landlords for providing inhumane living conditions. Thirteen other counts of animal cruelty and neglect were dropped, according to […]

Jacob Ramsey is Aston Villa’s new star – he’s now a candidate for the England squad for the World Cup

The limelight of Aston Villa has been taken over by some quality midfielders over the years. Gareth Barry and James Milner stepped in and won Premier League titles elsewhere. Jack Grealish, now England’s most expensive player, is set to do the same with Manchester City this season. The new name seemed to be Philippe Coutinho, […]

Simon Jordan delivers stark verdict on Rangers since Steven Gerrard exit for Aston Villa

Radio pundit Simon Jordan believes Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard’s “passion” and ability to motivate players is what separates him from Rangers substitute Giovanni van Bronckhorst. Following Old Firm’s loss to Celtic on Wednesday, Gerrard’s former club Rangers fell a point behind rivals Glasgow and sit second in the Scottish Premiership. Before the 41-year-old left […]

Jack Grealish details how Man City improved him where Aston Villa couldn’t

Manchester City playmaker Jack Grealish says Pep Guardiola improved his game at the start of his Blues career after completing his £100million move in the summer. The former Aston Villa striker has been criticized for his displays since making the mega-money transfer from the Midlands as he failed to replicate the creativity he showed at […]

Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park sold, will close on May 31

The Odeum exhibition center in Villa Park has been sold and will close permanently at the end of May. The Elmhurst-based Greco family, which has owned and operated the Odeum since 1981, confirmed that their 12.9-acre property at 1033 N. Villa Ave. had been officially purchased at the end of December by APK Holding LLC. […]

Villa perform better when playing with one established striker rather than two – The Athletic

When Danny Ings was rushed through the revolving doors of Villa Park this summer, supporters rubbed their hands in delight. The opportunity to pair a proven Premier League goalscorer with last season’s top scorer Ollie Watkins was so appealing that even the pain of Jack Grealish’s impending exit was beginning to ease. There was high […]

Rio Ferdinand slams Manchester United players for major weakness in Aston Villa collapse

Former centre-back Rio Ferdinand has accused Manchester United players of lacking discipline after their 2-2 draw with Aston Villa at Villa Park on Saturday night. Although they found themselves two goals to good with less than 15 minutes of regulation time remaining, thanks to Bruno Fernandes’ brace, United gave up their advantage and were forced […]

Aston Villa: Dwight McNeil would be superb

3 minute read 05/01/2022 | 12:45 p.m. Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard could form a nightmare duo at Villa Park by signing Burnley star Dwight McNeil in this January transfer window. What is the story? According to a recent reports Alan Nixon, Villa is one of several Premier League clubs interested in signing the Clarets […]

Newcastle ‘prepare offer’ for Aston Villa flop as Eddie Howe readies for January transfer spree

Newcastle United are reportedly preparing and offering ex-Aston Villa midfielder Jordan Vereout. Toon boss Eddie Howe will be heavily supported in the January transfer window to increase the club’s chances of survival this season and according to reports in Italy, France international Veretout is interesting. FootMercato claim Newcastle could take a step for Veretout in […]

Expert believes Aston Villa could move ‘£ 15million’ midfielder star in January

Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard has been approached by Barry Ferguson to make an approach in January for Joe Aribo. The Villans have been in great shape since Gerrard took over Villa Park. With the January transfer window on the horizon, he may well turn to his former club for reinforcements. Photo by Marcio Machado […]

Villa Park man sentenced to 10 years in prison for arms trafficking

A man from Villa Park was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Tuesday for the illegal sale of firearms. Bruce Berrier, 22, pleaded guilty to one count of arms trafficking, which is a felony, in July. Berrier met with undercover agents of the North Central Narcotics Task Force on four occasions between September and […]

What Steven Gerrard brought to Aston Villa

Last month, Aston Villa’s Claret and Blue fan base learned that their manager, Dean Smith, had been sacked by the club for new manager Steven Gerrard. Many felt torn by their club’s decision. Smith had grown up as a Villa fan since he was a child, but many also couldn’t deny that their manager’s results […]

3 things learned as Gerrard loses his comeback

Liverpool vs Aston Villa was a brawl of the ‘no blood, no foul’ variety except for the penalty won and converted by Mohamed Salah which gave the Reds a 1-0 victory over returning hero Steven Gerrard’s Villans at Anfield on Saturday. [ MORE: How to watch Premier League in USA ] Salah won a penalty […]

Gerrard ready for emotional Liverpool return with Villa

Soccer Football – Premier League – Aston Villa v Leicester City – Villa Park, Birmingham, Great Britain – December 5th 2021 Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard and Ashley Young celebrate after the game Action Images via Reuters / Jason Cairnduff Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register MANCHESTER, England, December 9 (Reuters) […]

Brendan Rodgers tackles Leicester City issue as Steven Gerrard drops Aston Villa hint

Hello, City fans! Here are your last Leicester City titles on the morning of Sunday, December 5, 2021. City travel to Villa Park today for a 16:30 GMT kick-off in the Premier League. Plague trouble season “predates my time,” says Rodgers Leicester City have fallen into an old habit with their slow starts, manager Brendan […]

Aston Villa news: Steven Gerrard could consider cashing Dean Smith favorite for £ 26.5million

Journalist Luke Hatfield did not rule out the possibility of Aston Villa cash on Tyrone Mings, to supply The price is right. Mings, who signed for £ 26.5million from Bournemouth, is the captain of the Villa Park club, but according to a Spanish media Marca, Newcastle have already identified the England defender as one of […]

Steven Gerrard aims for European football with Aston Villa

Steven Gerrard has said he hopes to secure European football with Aston Villa. Gerrard, 41, was speaking to the press for the first time since leaving Scotland’s Rangers team to take over at Villa Park after Dean Smith was sacked. Villa sit 16th in the Premier League table after a disappointing start to the campaign […]

Aston Villa triple transfer can solve Dean Smith’s key needs

Aston Villa is stuck in a rut that cannot afford to become much more than a sticky string of bad results. Dean Smith’s side lost four rebound games following the 4-1 loss to West Ham United after also being beaten by Arsenal, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Tottenham Hotspur. They signed five new players this summer and […]

Villa Park volunteers prepare to welcome Afghan refugees

VILLA PARK, Ill. (WLS) – At the Villa Park Islamic Foundation, a group of volunteers began preparing to welcome families evacuated from Afghanistan as US troops retreated. The group collected items and tried to find accommodation for these families. “Housing, food, clothing, basic needs and their transition and installation into community life; providing English classes […]

‘Completely folded’ – Pundit sends message to Aston Villa in deep recession

Noel Whelan believes Aston Villa has fallen well below expectations so far this campaign after their heavy spending during the summer transfer window. Whelan said it was time for head coach Dean Smith and the players to take joint responsibility ahead of the next matches. Villa spent nearly £ 90million during the summer transfer window, […]

Sutton Coldfield’s team follow Aston Villa path as Boldmere targets FA Cup ‘giant murder’ in Rotherham

A local Sutton Coldfield youth team are aiming for a huge FA Youth Cup shake up next month when they face Rotherham United’s Under-18s. Boldmere St Michaels secured his place in the first round proper of the prestigious competition with a heroic penalty shootout victory over Kidderminster Harriers at Aggborough. It was the Mikes’ fourth […]

Aston Villa News: ‘Big impact’ – New claim emerges over backstage outings

Luke Hatfield believes Aston Villa felt the effects of John Terry and Richard O’Kelly’s summer outings. Terry left midway through the preseason in order to think about his own future and want to spend more time with his family, while O’Kelly ended his three-year stay at Villa Park just two days before Dean Smith’s side […]

Aston Villa loan ratings: Louie Barry struggles for minutes as Kaine Kesler shines in Swindon – Ashley Preece

Aston Villa could field a whole starting XI of players currently on loan, with loan officer Mile Jedinak keeping an eye on Bromsgrove players in Brugge. From former members of the first squad to the hopes of the youth squad looking to grow from boys to men, here’s our extensive roundup of Villa loans and […]

Kortney Hause shouldn’t need to ‘poach’ Ronaldo and Lukaku to claim Aston Villa adulation

Aston Villa defender Kortney Hause has been making headlines for his impressive performances against Chelsea and Manchester United lately, but should it be a big shock that the former Birmingham City scholar can impress on the bigger scene? Just five years ago, Hause was turning heads at St. George’s Park for his role in the […]

Dean Smith braced for huge Aston Villa blow ahead of Wolves clash

Aston Villa are preparing for another game without Emiliano Martinez after Argentina again opted to call up the goalkeeper for their upcoming internationals. Martinez, 29, has cemented his place as Argentina’s number one over the past 12 months and has been instrumental in their Copa America victory over the summer. The Villa shooter returned to […]

‘Shambles’ – Aston Villa flop Danny Drinkwater opens with loan difficulties

Former Aston Villa lender Danny Drinkwater is determined to relaunch his career. Drinkwater is on loan at Reading from Chelsea, signing for Veljko Paunovic’s side last month and helped his new side to a surprise 2-1 victory at Fulham on Saturday. Reading is Drinkwater’s fourth loan away from Chelsea, whom he joined in 2017 from […]

Aston Villa Star reportedly online for an international order

Aston Villa defender Matty Cash are expected to be approached by Poland ahead of the next round of the World Cup qualifiers, according to reports. The full-back, whose mother is Polish, has been on the Poles’ radar for some time but has been hesitant to sign up as he still hopes to be chosen by […]

Orange Lutheran remains undefeated; big wins for Villa Park, Brea Olinda – Orange County Register

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now Orange Lutheran claimed a 42-24 victory over Notre Dame de Sherman Oaks on Friday at Notre Dame High. The Lancers scored 21 straight points in the second and third quarters to pull away from the Irish. Logan Gonzalez threw touchdown passes to […]

‘Electric’ – Aston Villa predicted XI against Everton as £ 30million star goes wild – Richard Cusack

Aston Villa is back in action when they host Everton at Villa Park on Saturday (5:30 p.m.). Villa are yet to get their season off to a good start with Dean Smith’s side struggling with injuries and quarantine issues. Emiliano Buendia and Emiliano Martinez are expected to be back from their quarantine in Croatia, after […]

Paul McGrath opens up about his ‘love’ for Aston Villa

Paul McGrath reiterated his love for Aston Villa while sharing poignant memories of his former managers, Graham Taylor and Ron Atkinson. McGrath will forever be etched in Vila folklore for his action-packed, engaged and elegant displays that have helped him earn the nickname “God” among the masses of Villa Park. The Irishman wanted to have […]

Villa Park aims to break world record for ‘biggest dog wedding ceremony’

Villa Park calls on all dogs who have marriage in mind. An attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the “Greatest Dog Wedding Ceremony” is set for September 25 at 10 a.m. The meeting place is near the end of the Great Western Trail at Village Lions Park, 320 E. Wildwood Ave. The organizers […]

Spurs, Aston Villa watch Southampton’s James Ward-Prowse

The summer transfer window is in its final month for the big European leagues, which means the biggest clubs are looking to make a splash in the market before the start of the new season. Check out the latest gossip below, and see all official offers here. TOP STORY: Spurs, Villa Eye Saints’ Ward-Prowse Tottenham […]

Why Aston Villa’s Emiliano Buendia is more than capable of filling Jack Grealish’s creative void

Aston Villa now faces life without Jack Grealish. Historically, when Villa lost players, they had to scramble to pick up the pieces. This time the situation is very different at Villa Park. It’s time for Dean Smith to hand over the keys to an equally capable player, Emiliano Buendia. Recruiting Aston Villa after losing top […]

Aston Villa want Newcastle United loan target to be a permanent deal

Aston Villa are keen to sign a permanent contract with Newcastle United target Axel Tuanzebe this summer, according to the Daily Telegraph. The 23-year-old defender struggled to get any playing time at Manchester United last season despite his impression in a Champions League win over Paris Saint-Germain. He has a year left on the contract, […]

Former Aston Villa owner Tony Xia’s 2016 comments on Pierluigi Gollini are bonkers

Tony Xia has incredibly claimed that while awaiting the signing of Tottenham and former Aston Villa keeper Pierluigi Gollini will emulate Gianluigi Buffon. Posted on the Chinese social media platform Weibo via Birmingham Live in 2016, the Xia sang Gollini’s praises after arriving at Villa Park. Now goalkeeper Atalanta looks set to join Tottenham according […]

Aston Villa fans are all saying the same thing about Jacob Ramsey

Aston Villa players are put to the test at Bodymoor Heath as the new Premier League season approaches, while several youngsters, including Jacob Ramsey, will also have the opportunity to impress in upcoming friendlies. As preparations intensify for the league’s new campaign, head coach Dean Smith and sporting director Johan Lange have been busy in […]

‘No reason’ – Manager breaks silence on Aston Villa and Tottenham transfer target

Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl broke his silence on the situation around striker Danny Ings. Ings has been linked with a move to Aston Villa and Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur this summer. It has been claimed that the former Liverpool forward turned down the offer of a new contract in an attempt to get an […]

Dean Smith’s Bodymoor Heath conversation could make it easier to continue Aston Villa transfer

Aston Villa’s 6-foot teenage sensation Carney Chukwuemeka gears up for another standout campaign in burgundy and blue as Dean Smith prepares to free the 17-year-old in the new season. The midfielder has a “club football specific path” after breaking through to make his Premier League debut at Tottenham on May 19. Chukwuemeka bowed out at […]

Aston Villa announce seven new contracts as FA Youth Cup captain signs huge contract

Aston Villa’s FA Youth Cup winner captain Kaine Kesler has signed a new five-year contract until 2026. The 18-year-old was part of Dean Smith’s first team 12 months ago for the 1-1 draw at Everton before making his FA Cup debut against Liverpool in January. The right-back, who has been part of four Premier League […]

Celtic target Viljami Sinisalo sends four-word tweet after Aston Villa first team training

Photo by Ian Horrocks / Sunderland AFC via Getty Images Aston Villa are back in training for the preseason – and Celtic target Viljami Sinisalo has been spotted during the first team preparations. Jack Grealish may be preparing for the semi-final game between England and Denmark, but a number of other Villa first-team players were […]

Aston Villa’s grand plan for Villa Park as Christian Purslow signals 2031 intention

Aston Villa plan to redevelop Villa Park over the next two to ten years as fans prepare to return to B6 ahead of the new season. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to confirm plans for Premier League stadiums to welcome full capacity crowds again from August, with Villa set to host Newcastle in front […]

Emile Smith Rowe’s thoughts on Aston Villa transfer interests despite Arsenal’s tough stance

Emile Smith Rowe is said to be “blown away” by Aston Villa’s interest in him as they try to tempt the playmaker at Villa Park. Arsenal have already rejected two offers for the 20-year-old, but Villa are close to making more offers. The Gunners are adamant that Smith Rowe, who became a full-fledged figure in […]

Tottenham Hotspur are now considering selling goalkeeper Aston Villa for £ 3.75million

NurPhoto / NurPhoto via Getty Images Tottenham Hotspur and Everton are among the clubs interested in signing Pierluigi Gollini from Atalanta in the summer transfer window, according to Calciomercato. What is the story? Calciomercato reported this morning that Tottenham and Everton are interested in signing Gollini in the summer transfer window. Inter Milan, AS Roma, […]

New West Brom boss Valerien Ismael makes transfer admission amid Aston Villa link

New West Bromwich Albion boss Valerien Ismael has admitted winger Matheus Pereira will likely leave The Hawthorns this summer, amid ties with Aston Villa and a host of other Premier League clubs. The Brazilian was one of the Baggies’ best players last season, but his form was not enough to prevent Albion from returning to […]