Posts Tagged ‘Aston Villa

Aston Villa manager Gerard Houllier has again defended his team selection following their FA Cup exit at the hands of Manchester City. The Frenchman came under fire from Villa supporters as his side timidly squandered their last chance of any...

January 26, 2011 | In: Articles

Blues launch Davies bid

Sky Sports News understands Birmingham have made an approach for Aston Villa's Curtis Davies. The defender appeared to be on his way back to Leicester on Tuesday, revealing on his personal Twitter account that a return to the Foxes was...

November 17, 2010 | In: Articles

Pires ready for Villa bow

Robert Pires has confirmed he is fit and ready to play for Aston Villa this weekend providing his move gets finalised in time. The former Villarreal man has been training with Arsenal recently to improve his fitness after leaving the Spaniards over the...

October 29, 2010 | In: Articles

McLeish ready for derby

Birmingham manager Alex McLeish is ready for his side's crunch clash against Aston Villa this weekend. The Blues boss saw his team lose twice to their arch rivals in the Premier League last season and admits himself and his players 'reacted badly'...

October 10, 2010 | In: Articles

Young targets regular role

Ashley Young is confident he could handle the pressure which would accompany becoming an England regular. The Aston Villa winger has drifted in and out of the squad since being handed a first senior call-up by Steve McClaren back in 2007. He does...

October 5, 2010 | In: Articles

Chelsea hit by Alex blow

Chelsea defender Alex has been ruled out of action for three weeks with a thigh injury. Alex, who scored a stunning free-kick in the 2-0 win over Arsenal last Sunday, sustained the problem in the closing stages of the game at Stamford Bridge. Scans...

September 25, 2010 | In: Articles

Football – Premier League

Gerard Houllier believes Aston Villa will reap the benefits of Emile Heskey's decision to quit international football with England. And new Villa boss Houllier is backing the often maligned Heskey, who stepped down in the aftermath of the World Cup, to...

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