Aston Villa News

A general view outside the stadium prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on February 21, 2015
Aston Villa to delay appointing new manager until club is sold
Aston Villa will delay appointing a new manager until a takeover of the club is completed.
17:17
Jordan Ayew of Aston Villa looks on during the pre season friendly between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa at Molineux on July 28, 2015
FA contacts Aston Villa forward Jordan Ayew over Watford incident
Aston Villa's Jordan Ayew is contacted for his observations as the Football Association investigates an incident at the end of Saturday's 3-2 defeat at Watford.
May 5, 11:20
Jordan Ayew of Aston Villa looks on during the pre season friendly between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa at Molineux on July 28, 2015
FA to investigate Aston Villa striker Jordan Ayew's 'confrontation with fans'
The Football Association reportedly launches an investigation after Aston Villa striker Jordan Ayew allegedly tried to confront Watford fans during Saturday's match.
May 2, 15:49
Eric Black looks downbeat during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Aston Villa on April 16, 2016
Eric Black "encouraged" by Aston Villa's narrow defeat at Watford
Eric Black admits to being pleased by the "desire and hunger" shown by his Aston Villa players at Vicarage Road, which he believes can help bring supporters back on side.
Apr 30, 21:34
Gabriel Agbonlahor has had enough during the Premier League game between West Ham and Aston Villa on February 2, 2016
Gabriel Agbonlahor relinquishes Aston Villa captaincy
Gabriel Agbonlahor quits from his role as Aston Villa captain following his recent conduct off the pitch.
Apr 28, 16:11
Ian Holloway of Millwall looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Millwall at Hillsborough Stadium on August 19, 2014
Ian Holloway: 'Aston Villa should consider Mick McCarthy for next manager'
Ian Holloway believes that Aston Villa should be considering Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy to lead them in the Championship.
Apr 26, 18:01
Stiliyan Petrov of Aston Vliia in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on October 2, 2010
Stiliyan Petrov wants Aston Villa return
Former Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov reveals that he wants to come out of retirement and rejoin the club following a battle with acute leukaemia.
Apr 26, 15:01
Aston Villa fan Tom Hanks poses with a club scarf on January 9, 2008
Hollywood actor Tom Hanks 'bet £100 on Leicester City to win Premier League'
Hollywood actor Tom Hanks says that he put a £100 bet on Leicester City winning the Premier League title.
Apr 26, 11:05
Eric Black ahead of the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Bournemouth on April 9, 2016
Aston Villa boss Eric Black: 'Fans' support has been astonishing'
Aston Villa caretaker boss Eric Black says that the fans have been "astonishing" in their support of the relegated club.
Apr 26, 10:15
Jores Okore in action for Aston Villa on January 4, 2015
Aston Villa's Jores Okore denies claims he refused to play against Bournemouth
Jores Okore rejects Eric Black's claims that he refused to play for Aston Villa against Bournemouth on April 9.
Apr 25, 16:38
Jores Okore in action for Aston Villa on January 4, 2015
Eric Black: 'Jores Okore refuses to play for Aston Villa'
Aston Villa caretaker manager Eric Black says that defender Jores Okore refused to be a substitute for the Premier League fixture with Bournemouth earlier this month.
Apr 22, 14:18
Aston Villa's US owner Randy Lerner looks on before the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and West Ham United at Villa Park, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, on August 14, 2010
Randy Lerner takes 'full responsibility' for Aston Villa relegation
Randy Lerner admits that ongoing events at Aston Villa are "totally unacceptable" in the wake of the club's inevitable relegation last weekend.
Apr 22, 11:34
Aston Villa's US owner Randy Lerner looks on before the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and West Ham United at Villa Park, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, on August 14, 2010
Aston Villa-supporting consortium 'lead race to buy club'
A consortium made up of Aston Villa supporters is in pole position to purchase the club from Randy Lerner, a report claims.
Apr 21, 21:14
Ronald Koeman gets ready for battle ahead of the Premier League game between Southampton and West Ham United on February 6, 2016
Ronald Koeman wary of Aston Villa
Ronald Koeman warns Southampton that Aston Villa might be something of a wounded animal ahead of their trip to Villa Park.
Apr 21, 16:29
Roy Keane, manager of Sunderland looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Bolton Wanderers at The Stadium of Light on November 29, 2008 in Sunderland, England.
Roy Keane slams former club Aston Villa
Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane criticises former club Aston Villa for their attitude to losing.
Apr 21, 13:19
Gabriel Agbonlahor of Leicester in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Aston Villa on September 13, 2015
Stiliyan Petrov not surprised by Gabriel Agbonlahor conduct
Stiliyan Petrov insists that Gabriel Agbonlahor "loves" Aston Villa, despite being the subject of two off-field investigations by the club in a number of weeks.
Apr 20, 21:19
A general view outside the stadium prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on February 21, 2015
Lord Mervyn King: 'Leaving Aston Villa's board was a very difficult decision'
Lord Mervyn King admits that it was "very difficult" for him to step down from Aston Villa's board.
Apr 20, 15:43
Gabriel Agbonlahor of Leicester in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Aston Villa on September 13, 2015
Aston Villa suspend Gabriel Agbonlahor over newspaper allegations
Aston Villa suspend Gabriel Agbonlahor pending an investigation into newspaper reports of him using laughing gas while partying at the weekend.
Apr 19, 12:40
A general view outside the stadium prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on February 21, 2015
David Bernstein, Lord Mervyn King resign from Aston Villa board
David Bernstein and Mervyn King reportedly resign from the board at Aston Villa following the club's relegation from the Premier League.
Apr 18, 16:28
Manchester United manager David Moyes look on against Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter final match on April 9, 2014
David Moyes 'keen on Aston Villa job'
David Moyes is reportedly 'attracted to the challenge' of bringing Aston Villa back to the Premier League.
Apr 18, 12:37
Eric Black looks downbeat during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Aston Villa on April 16, 2016
Aston Villa's Eric Black: 'The physicality of the Championship will be tough'
Aston Villa interim boss Eric Black says that the "physicality" of the Championship will be "very difficult".
Apr 18, 11:45
Joleon Lescott of Aston Villa in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion at Villa Park on September 19, 2015
Paul McGrath: Joleon Lescott is a "slime bag"
Ex-Aston Villa defender Paul McGrath calls Joleon Lescott a "slime bag" following the club's relegation to the Championship.
Apr 17, 15:37
Joleon Lescott and teammates walk off the pitch after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Aston Villa on April 16, 2016
Aston Villa chairman Steve Hollis: 'Recovery plans underway'
Aston Villa chairman Steve Hollis moves to reassure supporters that plans are already in place to restore the relegated club back to its "rightful place".
Apr 17, 14:10
Gary Rowett of Birmingham City looks on during the pre season friendly match between Nuneaton Town and Birmingham City at the James Parnell Stadium on July 14, 2015
Gary Rowett 'looking forward' to Aston Villa derbies
Birmingham City manager Gary Rowett says that the Championship derbies with Aston Villa next season will be "something to look forward to".
Apr 16, 21:16
Eric Black looks downbeat during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Aston Villa on April 16, 2016
Eric Black "confident" Aston Villa will bounce back from relegation
Aston Villa caretaker manager Eric Black insists that the club will bounce back from their relegation to the Championship.
Apr 16, 17:39
Joleon Lescott and teammates walk off the pitch after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Aston Villa on April 16, 2016
Joleon Lescott eyes positive end to season despite relegation
Aston Villa defender Joleon Lescott is hopeful that the club's relegation will act as a weight off their shoulders in the closing weeks of the season.
Apr 16, 17:24
Carlos Sanchez of Aston Villa in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion at Villa Park on September 19, 2015
Deportivo La Coruna keen on Aston Villa's Carlos Sanchez?
Deportivo La Coruna want to bring Aston Villa midfielder Carlos Sanchez back to Spain in this summer's transfer window, according to a report.
Apr 15, 22:42
Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Arsenal on February 28, 2016
Eric Black 'astonished' by Marcus Rashford's rise
Aston Villa caretaker boss Eric Black brands Marcus Rashford's rise to the Manchester United first team "astonishing".
Apr 15, 20:48
Gabriel Agbonlahor of Leicester in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Aston Villa on September 13, 2015
Aston Villa's Gabriel Agbonlahor missing for another two weeks
Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor is given two weeks off by his Premier League club to 'undergo a personal fitness programme'.
Apr 14, 15:00
Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson looks on as the players warm up prior to the Pre-Season Friendly match between MK Dons and Leicester City on August 4, 2014
Report: Nigel Pearson, Chris Powell to link up at Aston Villa
Nigel Pearson reportedly wants to appoint Chris Powell as his assistant when he returns to management, with Aston Villa considering an approach later this month.
Apr 13, 22:52
Aston Villa players look dejected during the Premier League game between Aston Villa and Everton on March 1, 2016
Premier League strugglers Aston Villa scrap Player of the Year awards
Aston Villa scrap their Player of the Year awards on the back of supporter unrest and near-certain relegation from the Premier League.
Apr 13, 14:16
Jordan Ayew of Aston Villa looks on during the pre season friendly between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa at Molineux on July 28, 2015
Report: West Ham United eye Aston Villa's Jordan Ayew
A report claims that Aston Villa striker Jordan Ayew is a summer transfer target of West Ham United.
Apr 11, 22:30
Tim Sherwood Manager of Aston Villa gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on October 3, 2015
Tim Sherwood backs Villa for Championship success
Former Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood backs the club for a quick return to the Premier League.
Apr 11, 15:49
Gary Rowett of Birmingham City looks on during the pre season friendly match between Nuneaton Town and Birmingham City at the James Parnell Stadium on July 14, 2015
Gary Rowett: 'No satisfaction in Aston Villa demise'
Birmingham City manager Gary Rowett insists that he is taking no pleasure in the demise of cross-city rivals Aston Villa.
Apr 11, 15:33
Manchester United manager David Moyes look on against Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter final match on April 9, 2014
David Moyes, Nigel Pearson in frame for Aston Villa job
David Moyes and Nigel Pearson reportedly top Aston Villa's wishlist for their next manager as they prepare for life in the Championship.
Apr 11, 13:09
Eric Black ahead of the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Bournemouth on April 9, 2016
Eric Black: 'Aston Villa will bounce back'
Aston Villa caretaker manager Eric Black insists that the club will bounce back from their impending relegation from the Premier League.
Apr 10, 17:10
A general view outside the stadium prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on February 21, 2015
Doug Ellis: Aston Villa relegation "unbelievably sad"
Former Aston Villa chairman Sir Doug Ellis admits that the club's impending relegation to the Championship has left him in tears.
Apr 9, 13:37
A general view outside the stadium prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on February 21, 2015
Jimmy Sinclair joins Aston Villa coaching staff alongside interim boss Eric Black
Aston Villa interim manager Eric Black confirms the arrival of Jimmy Sinclair, who will join the club's coaching staff.
Apr 8, 17:30
Gabriel Agbonlahor has had enough during the Premier League game between West Ham and Aston Villa on February 2, 2016
Gabriel Agbonlahor out again for Aston Villa with illness
Gabriel Agbonlahor will miss Aston Villa's do-or-die match against Bournemouth on Saturday as he is suffering with a virus.
Apr 8, 15:11
Dwight Yorke speaks to the media during a press conference at Museum of Contemporary Art on December 10, 2012
Dwight Yorke applies for Aston Villa job
Ex-Aston Villa striker Dwight Yorke reveals that he wants to be considered for the club's managerial vacancy.
Apr 6, 09:50
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CLeicester CityLeicester362211364343077
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs361913467283970
3Arsenal361910759342567
4Manchester CityMan City361971068383064
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd35179943311260
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham351514660431759
7Southampton361691153391457
8Liverpool3515101059481155
9Chelsea351212115548748
10Stoke CityStoke36139143852-1448
11Everton351014115549644
12Watford35128153642-644
13Swansea CitySwansea361110153750-1343
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom361011153246-1441
15Bournemouth36118174363-2041
16Crystal Palace36109173646-1039
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3689193964-2533
18Sunderland35711174058-1832
19Norwich CityNorwich3587203561-2631
RAston Villa3637262772-4516