Aston Villa

Villa ready for season's biggest challenge against Olympiakos, Emery says

Thu, 09 May 2024 - 05:46 GMT

Aston Villa are ready to face their biggest challenge of the season on Thursday when they look to overturn a two-goal deficit against Olympiakos in the second leg of their Europa Conference League semi-final on Thursday, manager Unai Emery said.

Villa have a mountain to climb, McGinn says

Fri, 03 May 2024 - 12:00 GMT

Aston Villa face a tough task to turn around their Europa Conference League semi-final after losing the home leg against Olympiakos 4-2 on Thursday but captain John McGinn said they are far from finished.

Villa VAR decision damaged Premier League, says Chelsea's Pochettino

Sun, 28 Apr 2024 - 02:14 GMT

A VAR decision chalking off what looked to be a late winner for Chelsea at Aston Villa on Saturday has damaged the Premier League, the London club's manager Mauricio Pochettino said.

Arsenal's Arteta praises 'unbelievable' Emery before Villa clash

Sat, 13 Apr 2024 - 11:00 GMT

Aston Villa's progress under former Arsenal manager Unai Emery has been incredible, his successor Mikel Arteta at the Gunners said on Friday ahead of their Premier League clash.

Emery's Villa to test Arsenal's title race nerves

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 - 08:57 GMT

Arsenal's form in the Premier League has put them within sight of their first title for 20 years but there is a good reason why many remain sceptical about the ability of Mikel Arteta's side to hold off Manchester City and Liverpool.

Foden hat-trick keeps Man City in thick of title race

Thu, 04 Apr 2024 - 11:27 GMT

Phil Foden scored a stunning hat-track as Manchester City crushed Aston Villa 4-1 on Wednesday to keep their hopes of retaining the Premier League title very much alive.

Villa's McGinn keeps home form in perspective after Sheffield draw

Sat, 23 Dec 2023 - 10:45 GMT

A goal deep into stoppage time by substitute Nicolo Zaniolo snatched a draw for Villa on Friday as United brought the hosts' 15-match winning run at home in the league to an end.

Manchester City slump to fourth after defeat at Villa, Liverpool win

Thu, 07 Dec 2023 - 03:04 GMT

Leon Bailey's deflected strike after a surging run in the 74th minute sealed Villa's club record-equalling 14th successive home league win as they moved above City into third place.

Emery has turned Villa Park into a fortress

Sat, 28 Oct 2023 - 02:01 GMT

Emery's side have won 11 successive home league games and this season have scored 17 goals at Villa Park, conceding three.

Villa announce partnership with Japan's Vissel Kobe

Thu, 19 Oct 2023 - 12:09 GMT

"The partnership will look to further open up pathways for talented Japanese players to play in Europe and, ultimately, at Aston Villa," Villa said.

Liverpool's Konate, Thiago out for Villa match - Klopp

Fri, 01 Sep 2023 - 12:38 GMT

France centre back Konate is battling a muscle issue and missed last weekend's comeback win over Newcastle United, while Brazil midfielder Thiago underwent hip surgery before the start of the season and has suffered a setback in his recovery.

Burnley sign England youngster Ramsey from Villa on five-year deal

Thu, 24 Aug 2023 - 06:37 GMT

No financial details have been disclosed but British media reported Burnley would pay Villa 14 million pounds ($17.82 million) for the 20-year-old.

Villa sign Italy midfielder Zaniolo on loan from Galatasaray

Sat, 19 Aug 2023 - 12:30 GMT

There is a "conditional compulsory purchase option" so if certain criteria are met Villa will pay another 22.5 million euros ($24.45 million) plus 15.5 million euros in possible add-ons to make the move permanent, Galatasaray said in a statement.

Mings injury worse than 5-1 Newcastle loss, says Villa's Emery

Sun, 13 Aug 2023 - 11:04 GMT

The injury to Mings comes days after the Birmingham side lost Emiliano Buendia to a serious knee injury that will reportedly keep him out for up to eight months.

UEFA relax multi-club ownership rules, allow Milan and Villa to compete in Europe

Sat, 08 Jul 2023 - 10:54 GMT

"Following the implementation of significant changes by the clubs and their related investors, the CFCB First Chamber accepted the admission of the aforementioned clubs to the UEFA club competitions for the 2023-24 season," UEFA said.

Monchi leaves Sevilla to become Aston Villa's President of Football Operations

Sat, 17 Jun 2023 - 11:51 GMT

"After enjoying so many years with Sevilla FC and winning several European trophies with my life-long club, I look forward to building on the recent successes at Aston Villa and ensuring this colossal club continues to grow and improve," he added.

Potter urges Chelsea to recover winning momentum

Sat, 01 Apr 2023 - 03:42 GMT

The London club are 10th in the league standings with 38 points, but 11th-placed Villa are level on points and will overhaul them if they win at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Aston Villa sack Gerrard after poor start to season

Fri, 21 Oct 2022 - 11:53 GMT

Aston Villa have sacked manager Steven Gerrard following a poor start to the Premier League season that has left the team 17th in the table after 11 matches

Villa's Gerrard fighting to win over fans amid poor results

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 11:39 GMT

Aston Villa head coach Steven Gerrard said he will keep trying to win over the Premier League club's fans and prove he is the "right man" for the job.

Ramsey strike gives Villa 1-0 win over Southampton

Sat, 17 Sep 2022 - 10:11 GMT

Jacob Ramsey netted his first goal of the season to give Aston Villa a scrappy 1-0 home victory over Southampton in the Premier League on Friday and snap a run of four games without a win.