Nil points for Sunderland
Jose Mourinho's side are four wins away from the title and while a trip to Liverpool means they're still second-favourites, it's hard to envisage them encountering the problems which saw Manchester City fail to see off Sunderland on Wednesday.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Culverhouse and Karsa bullying claims to be investigated by Villa after suspensions
Former Villa star Gordon Cowans and out-of favour-keeper Shay Given have been temporarily promoted to Lambert's first-team coaching staff Aston Villa's internal investigation into suspended coaches Ian Culverhouse and Gary Karsa will be centred on allegations of bullying.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Puncheon fires Palace toward safety
Tony Pulis' Crystal Palace side are all but safe after earning a deserved 1-0 victory over a poor Aston Villa side at Selhurst Park.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Sunday's clash at Anfield could hardly be bigger
Palace manager Tony Pulis hopes to have a fully-fit squad to choose from. Dwight Gayle returned from an ankle injury to score five goals in an under-21s fixture against Brentford on Wednesday night but the young striker is not considered ready to start.
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Crystal Palace vs Aston Villa - Premier League preview and team news
Locked together on 34 points, Crystal Palace face Aston Villa with both looking for the one victory they need to virtually ensure safety.
Mourinho fined 8000 pounds, warned over future conduct over Ramires fiasco
London, Apr 11 : Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has reportedly been fined 8000 pounds and warned over his future conduct after he was sent-off in last month's 1-0 defeat at Aston Villa, when he walked on the pitch to speak to the referee after Ramires was red-carded.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Mourinho fined over Villa conduct
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been fined and warned after being found guilty of improper conduct during his side's match against Aston Villa last month Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been fined A 8,000 and warned as to his future conduct by the Football Association following his sending-off at Aston Villa last month.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Dynamo to take on Aston Villa in Charities Cup
The Dynamo will face Aston Villa F.C. of England on July 26 in this year's BBVA Compass Dynamo Charities Cup.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
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Aston Villa boss Lambert to ask for extra transfer funds
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has admitted that he will ask owner Randy Lerner about the possibility of making extra transfer funds available this summer to deal with the club's injury crisis, reports the Birmingham Mail .
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Kieran Richardson calls on divine intervention to save Fulham from the drop
Kieran Richardson knows what it is like to escape relegation on the final day of the season and draws divine inspiration that Fulham can do the same.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Fulham fight on
Hugo Rodallega gave Fulham a lifeline in their fight against relegation from the Barclays Premier League with a late winner against Aston Villa.
Aston Villa 1-2 Fulham: Late Hugo Rodallega strike boosts Felix Magath's side survival hopes
Kieran Richardson and Grant Holt traded goals in the second half before Hugo Rodallega settled the game with a late header.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
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Aston Villa vs Fulham - Premier League preview and team news
Fulham will be hoping to give themselves a fighting chance of staying in the Premier League by taking all three points away to Aston Villa.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
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Norwich City's gamble backfires at Swansea City
Norwich City had no answer to Swansea's two-goal midfielder Jonathan De Guzman and the rest of the Swans in a 3-0 Premier League defeat at the Liberty Stadium.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Manchester United 4-1 Aston Villa: Wayne Rooney double and Juan Mata...
Javier Hernandez added a fourth late on after Ashley Westwood's early strike put Villa ahead, but it was all rather comfortable for the home side Wayne Rooney's double, a first for Juan Mata and Javier Hernandez's late finish gave Manchester United a comfortable win against Aston Villa - and relief for boss David Moyes.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Under-fire Moyes looks for Villa respite
Manchester United manager David Moyes will hope the faltering English champions can stem the rising tide of criticism coming his way against Aston Villa in the Premier League at Old Trafford on Saturday.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Premier League: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho requests personal FA hearing
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has requested a personal Football Association hearing and denied an improper conduct charge levelled at him following his dismissal in the controversial loss at Aston Villa earlier this month.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Aston Villa 1-4 Stoke City
But two Stoke goals in four minutes transformed the game as Peter Odemwingie finished on the run before Peter Crouch scored from close range.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Mourinho: I will contest FA's improper conduct charge
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has vowed to contest the improper conduct charge delivered by the Football Association following his touchline dismissal in last Saturday's controversial loss at Aston Villa.