Dean Smith admits it is "crunch time" for Aston VillaDean Smith's relegation-threatened side have not won in the league since January and have taken just two points from a possible 27 since then.
Dean Smith: 'We must have more cutting edge'Dean Smith's side take on in-form Manchester United on Thursday.
Report: Aston Villa assistant boss John Terry in line for Bristol City jobBristol City are reportedly considering appointing Aston Villa assistant John Terry as Lee Johnson's successor.
Jul 7, 13:27
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Manchester United - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews Thursday's Premier League clash between Aston Villa and Manchester United, including team news and predicted lineups.
Jul 7, 11:39
Monday's Premier League transfer talk news roundup: Kai Havertz, Thiago Alcantara, Bruno FernandesHere, Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for the Premier League on Monday, July 6.
Jul 6, 14:10
Curtis Jones "grateful" to Jurgen Klopp for giving him a chance to shineCurtis Jones came off the bench to score the second in a 2-0 win over Aston Villa.
Jul 6, 12:05
Transfer latest: James Rodriguez available for cut-price fee amid Man Utd interest?Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
Jul 6, 07:57
Liverpool transfer news: Man Utd 'to hijack Thiago bid', Koulibaly available to joinSports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for Liverpool on Monday, July 6.
Jul 6, 07:37
Jurgen Klopp responds to Thiago Alcantara transfer speculationThe Reds are closing in on Manchester City's record of 100 points for the season.
Jul 5, 23:00
Result: Liverpool continue perfect home record with first win as championsSadio Mane and Curtis Jones scored for Jurgen Klopp's side.
Jul 5, 18:50
Manchester United team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Aston VillaSports Mole rounds up Manchester United's latest injury and suspension issues ahead of Thursday's Premier League clash with Aston Villa.
Jul 5, 10:16
Dean Smith looking to relegation rivals for inspiration ahead of Liverpool tripVilla are yet to win since returning from the break and go to Liverpool on Sunday.
Jul 4, 13:09
Dean Smith still confident over Aston Villa survival hopesVilla are battling to avoid an instant return to the Sky Bet Championship.
Jul 3, 22:40
Team News: Dejan Lovren still doubtful as Liverpool host Aston VillaJurgen Klopp has just two fit centre-backs in Virgil Van Dijk and Joe Gomez.
Jul 3, 19:56
Preview: Liverpool vs. Aston Villa - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between champions Liverpool and relegation-threatened Aston Villa, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Jul 3, 17:40
Dean Smith: 'We must show more personality in relegation battle'Villa are a point from safety heading into Sunday's game at Anfield.
Jul 3, 13:00
Preview: Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Arsenal - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal, including team news and predicted lineups.
Jul 2, 13:45
Manchester United 'on verge of completing Jack Grealish deal'Manchester United are on the verge of completing a deal for Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish, according to a report.
Jun 29, 23:08
Nuno Espirito Santo demands that Wolves do not drop standardsWolves have a 100 per cent record after the Premier League's restart.
Jun 27, 16:45
Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz passes English examDean Smith is hoping the Brazilian's contribution will increase due to improved fitness as well as better English.
Jun 26, 22:39
Liverpool crowned champions: Five key games in title-winning campaignSports Mole looks back at five of the key matches during Liverpool's 2019-20 title-winning campaign.
Jun 25, 22:18
Dean Smith demands Aston Villa be more ruthless in relegation scrapVilla remain in the bottom three on goal difference.
Jun 25, 13:52
Dwight Gayle wants more minutes after "frustrating" season at NewcastleThe 29-year-old had last scored for the Magpies in May 2018.
Jun 25, 12:26
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers - predictions, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Midlands rivals Aston Villa and Wolverhampton Wanderers, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Jun 25, 10:46
Steve Bruce: 'I should have left Ahmed Elmohamady in Egypt'The Magpies head coach has signed the Egyptian three times.
Jun 24, 23:12
Dean Smith expecting added incentive for Newcastle to beat Aston VillaVilla face old boss Steve Bruce at St James' Park in the Premier League on Wednesday.
Jun 23, 23:23
Report: Arsenal considering move for Aston Villa defender Tyrone MingsA report claims that Aston Villa defender Tyrone Mings is being monitored by Arsenal.
Jun 23, 14:18
Dean Smith calls on officials to protect Aston Villa captain Jack GrealishThe playmaker has been fouled 140 times in the Premier League this season.
Jun 22, 23:04
Preview: Newcastle United vs. Aston Villa - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews Wednesday's Premier League clash between Newcastle United and Aston Villa, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Jun 22, 14:59
Dean Smith claims relegation-threatened Aston Villa are "in a decent place"Villa are second bottom of the Premier League ahead of Wednesday's trip to Newcastle.
Jun 22, 13:05
Frank Lampard: 'Christian Pulisic will be a big player for Chelsea'Chelsea moved five points clear of Manchester United and Wolves with win at Aston Villa.
Jun 21, 19:43
Result: Chelsea claim come-from-behind win at struggling VillaChristian Pulisic came off the bench to spark Chelsea's comeback at Villa Park.
Jun 21, 18:34
Dean Smith confident of Aston Villa survivalVilla have not netted in their last three Premier League games.
Jun 21, 04:59
Dean Smith backs Tammy Abraham to rise to challenge of Timo Werner rivalryTammy Abraham scored 26 times for Aston Villa to help them return to the Premier League.
Jun 19, 22:35
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Chelsea - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between Aston Villa and Chelsea, including predictions, team news and lineups.
Jun 19, 20:45
Jack Grealish admits Aston Villa's Premier League return felt like a friendlyVilla host Chelsea on Sunday after restarting the Premier League on Wednesday.
Jun 19, 12:09
Friday's Premier League transfer talk news roundup: Timo Werner, Kai Havertz, Marcus RashfordHere, Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for the Premier League on Friday, June 19.
Jun 19, 12:07
Transfer latest: Chelsea confirm Timo Werner dealSports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
Jun 19, 07:57
Friday's Manchester United transfer talk news roundup: Marcus Rashford, Kai Havertz, Toni KroosSports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for Manchester United on Friday, June 19.
Jun 19, 07:07
Chris Wilder hits out at technology in football after ghost goalThe Blades were denied a winner after goal-line technology caused controversy at Villa Park.
Jun 18, 13:53
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