5 hrs ago
Spygate II: How DID Crystal Palace know Aston Villa's exact...
Despite four changes to the team and a change in formation, Palace players had a dossier with the EXACT lineup of the Villa team Crystal Palace have been plunged into another A potential spy storm, with evidence that Aston Villa's team was known to them before the two sides met at Selhurst Park last weekend.
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14 hrs ago
Updates as Saints take on Aston Villa in this afternoon's Premier League match, at Villa Park.
CHANCE : Jose Fonte makes an excellent sliding tackle to deny Gabby Agbonlahor. Marc Albrighton's through pass had sent the forward sprinting clear, but he took a heavy touch, allowing Fonte to get back and make a last-ditch intervention.
15 hrs ago
Aston Villa v Saints
Rickie Lambert leads the line for Saints this afternoon, as he begins a big four-game spell that he believes could have a major bearing on his World Cup hopes.
16 hrs ago
The Northern Echo
We've proven there was more to our good work than just luck says Boro boss
AITOR KARANKA thinks he has finally proven there was more to Middlesbrough's winning habit either side of the New Year than just the luck of the hamster.
20 hrs ago
The Bolton News: Andre Moritz
WANDERERS maintained their unbeaten run at Charlton - but have been dealt a double injury blow heading into their final three games of the season.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Villa boss only wants to talk Saints
Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is trying to remain focussed on this afternoon's visit of Saints despite finding himself in the centre of a media storm.
Success of Pulis good for British managers - Allardyce
The former Stoke City boss has established himself as a leading contender for LMA Manager of the Year after overseeing a miraculous revival at Selhurst Park Pulis took over at Selhurst Park in November with Palace stuck in the bottom three and heading for Premier League relegation.
NEWVilla takeover talk is positive - but let's not get carried away...yet
Aston Villa fans shouldn't get carried away by takeover talk - but there is a tiny chink of light at the end of the tunnel The mood at Aston Villa's Bodymoor Heath training ground is said to be upbeat this week Their exits were accompanied by rumour and counter-rumour about training ground rows with players, one getting the train home from a game ... (more)
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Paul Lambert refuses to talk about suspension of his assistants at Aston Villa
Anybody seeking clarification on an eventful week at Aston Villa was in the wrong place at Paul Lambert's press conference.
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.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Aston Villa eye Billy Stark to assist Paul Lambert after suspending two members of coaching staff
Manager considering asking Scotland U21 boss to lend a hand as club probes Ian Culverhouse and Gary Karsa bullying allegations After four successive defeats, the Midlands club responded by suspending assistant manager Ian Culverhouse and head of football operations Gary Karsa.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Paul Lambert survives for now but Aston Villa fans' fury means...
The suspension of two of the the manager's coaching staff and a subsequent backroom reshuffle still may not be enough to save his job The move is primarily designed to improve Villa's training sessions and squad morale ahead of the relegation run-in.
Fulham players call fans to thank them for renewing season tickets
Premier League safety is top priority for Fulham in the remaining games of this season - but the players took time out of their bid for survival to give something back to the fans.
Aston Villa suspend Ian Culverhouse and Gary Karsa pending internal investigation
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Aston Villa suspend Ian Culverhouse and Gary Karsa
The club have confirmed that Gordon Cowans and Shay Given have been temporarily promoted to assist manager Paul Lambert and his first team coaching staff.
Stephen Ireland: I felt no warmth at Aston Villa
Stephen Ireland has thanked Stoke City for showing him the 'warmth' and family feeling he believes he was denied at Aston Villa.
Brad Guzan: Aston Villa must continue to fight for survival......
Brad Guzan has revealed his side are in a desperate position after an alarming slide down the table has seen them drawn into a relegation battle.
Sign me up - contract hopes for keeper Konstantopoulos after stellar Middlesbrough form
DIMI KONSTANTOPOULOS hopes that his fine form for Middlesbrough will earn him a new contract at the end of the season.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Crystal Palace 1 Aston Villa 0 - Mat Kendrick's Big Match Verdict
How the hell do Aston Villa clear up this mess of their own making, not just over the coming weeks, but over the coming months and years? Answers on a postcard to Randy Lerner, on a balance sheet to Paul Faulkner and a on a tactics board to Paul Lambert, please.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Puncheon on the mark as Crystal Palace see off lowly Aston Villa
Jason Puncheon scored 76th-minute winner as Crystal Palace recorded their third straight win beating a poor Aston Villa 1-0 at Selhurst Park.