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  • Report: Premier League refs told to use pitchside monitors for red cards

    The Score "The Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL) has instructed Premier League referees to start employing pitchside monitors when making potential red card decisions, according to BBC Sport's Simon Stone. Match officials in England's top flight have been criticized..." January 17

  • PFA under investigation over serious concerns about how charity is run

    The Score "The Professional Footballers' Association, the trade union for players in England and Wales, is facing a statutory inquiry into serious concerns about how the charity is run. The UK government's Charity Commission describes the inquiry as the "most serious..." January 14

  • Giroud, Batshuayi both rejected moves to Aston Villa

    We Ain't Got No History "Aston Villa, back in the big time after a short absence, have dropped into the relegation zone after the weekend’s 6-1 pasting by Manchester City, and have a massive battle on their hands in the remaining 16 games of the season to avoid going straight back down to the second..." January 14

  • Man Utd tipped to seal £70m Jack Grealish transfer in summer depending on one condition

    Express "Manchester United have been backed to secure an £70million summer deal for Jack Grealish - but the attacking midfielder will only leave Aston Villa if they are relegated from the Premier League this season. That’s the verdict of his former team-mate Gabriel..." January 13

  • Aston Villa submit €30M bid for Milan's Krzysztof Piatek

    The Score "In the wake of Wesley's season-ending knee injury, Aston Villa are turning to Serie A for reinforcements in attack. The Villans have tabled a €30-million offer for AC Milan striker Krzysztof Piatek, reports Gianluca Di Marzio of Sky Sport..." January 07

  • Danny Drinkwater joins Aston Villa on loan from Chelsea

    We Ain't Got No History "Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater has not found any luck in his six-month stint at Burnley this season, although he did make it much harder to find it after the off-pitch incidents. Nevertheless, he has been granted another chance to shine as he has joined Premier League outfit Aston Villa on..." January 07

  • 'Spoken with him' - Frank Lampard responds to Aston Villa transfer speculation

    Birmingham Mail "Frank Lampard has opened the door for Olivier Giroud to leave Chelsea this month amid speculation linking the striker with Aston Villa. Villa are in the market for a new forward after Wesley Moraes was ruled out for the rest of the season having suffered knee ligament..." January 06

  • Aston Villa manager says Jack Grealish not for sale

    The Busy Babe "Dean Smith Reminds United that Jack Grealish Is Not for Sale Aston Villa find themselves in a relegation battle and isn’t a surprise that boss Dean Smith has issued a message to United and other teams that Jack Grealish is not for sale in the January transfer..." January 04

  • Aston Villa lose key starters Heaton, Wesley for remainder of season

    The Score "Aston Villa goalkeeper Tom Heaton and forward Wesley have been ruled out for the rest of the season, the Premier League club announced on Friday. Record signing Wesley and Heaton were injured during the New Year's Day 2-1 win at Burnley. It has since been confirmed that..." January 03

  • Marseille and Aston Villa set for battle over Daniel Sturridge

    Daily Mail "Marseille and Aston Villa are among the clubs monitoring Daniel Sturridge's form at Trabzonspor. The former Liverpool striker scored twice in Trabzon's 6-2 win over Kayserispor last Saturday, taking his tally to four goals in six starts for the Turkish..." January 02

  • Jose Mourinho, Jurgen Klopp are right: Premier League's holiday fixture congestion is a big problem

    Yahoo! Sports "Every Premier League team knows exactly what it will be dealing with when the fixtures for the new season are released at the start of every summer. There’s no great mystery about it. The schedule packs in three games per team between Christmas and New Year’s Day, an onslaught of..." December 31

  • Aston Villa want Danny Drinkwater on loan from Chelsea in January

    Sky Sports "Aston Villa are interested in taking Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater on loan in the January transfer window. Sky Sports News has been told that Villa boss Dean Smith sees Drinkwater as a good option to cover for John McGinn, whose fractured ankle is set to keep him out..." December 31

  • Premier League coaching hot seat

    CBS Sports "It's December, and six managers have already been sacked this Premier League season. At the halfway point of the 2019-20 campaign, five teams have made changes with Watford already firing two managers in Javi Gracia and Quique Sanchez Flores. The latest to get canned was West Ham's..." December 30

  • Best Christmas messages from Premier League

    NBC Sports "Merry Christmas to everyone! Premier League stars and clubs have been sending out holiday wishes on Christmas Day, and there have been some absolute beauties. From Kevin De Bruyne winning the holiday season with his recreation of Kevin McAllister from Home Alone,..." December 25

  • The perfect Christmas gift for every Premier League club

    The Score "The holidays are here, and with the Premier League swiftly approaching the midway point, here's a look at the perfect gift for each of the 20 sides. Aston Villa Better away form: Dean Smith's charges have the fewest away points (4) despite bagging a dozen goals..." December 25

  • Aston Villa interested in cut-price deal with Chelsea for Pedro

    We Ain't Got No History "There’s a very good chance that Pedro has played his final game for Chelsea, in what was already a surprise appearance (let alone start!) in last weekend’s 1-0 home defeat by West Ham United. The 32-year-old veteran winger is into the final few months of his contract, and an..." December 09

  • David de Gea claims Man Utd poor form is down to 'lack of quality'

    ESPN "Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has said the team's poor form is due to a "lack of quality" in certain areas. United have won only two of their last eight Premier League games and sit ninth in the table, nine points behind the Champions League places..." November 30

  • Trio of Premier League clubs interested in Nicolas Gaitan

    The Guardian "Nicolás Gaitán could be on his way to the Premier League in January, with West Ham, Aston Villa and Sheffield United interested in signing the former Argentina winger on a two-year deal. The 31-year-old is available on a free transfer with his contract at MLS..." November 21

  • Premier League referees' chief concedes VAR must improve

    The Score "Mike Riley, managing director of Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL), conceded Thursday that the VAR system in the Premier League needs to improve. During a shareholders' meeting on Thursday, Riley addressed concerns from Premier League clubs about the..." November 14

  • Tyrone Mings' England debut comes at a cost to Aston Villa, who now owe Bournemouth extra £250,000

    The Telegraph "Aston Villa will pay an extra £250,000 to Bournemouth after Tyrone Mings made his England debut. Villa agreed a £21 million deal to sign Mings in July and inserted a clause which triggers further instalments if the defender was to ever play at international..." October 16

  • England Players Unite Against the Racist Abuse Suffered in Last Night's Game Against Bulgaria

    Complex "England players are continuing to unite in the face of the racist abuse that the team's black players were subjected to in last's night game with Bulgaria. The likes of Raheem Sterling, Marcus Rashford and debutant Tyrone Mings were on the receiving end of loud boos and monkey..." October 15

  • Aston Villa tipped to explore January transfer deal for England star Eric Dier

    Birmingham Mail "Aston Villa are among the favourites to sign Eric Dier from Tottenham Hotspur during the January transfer window. Villa forked out over £130m on summer transfers to make the squad Premier League ready following promotion from the Championship in May. Owners Nassef..." October 12

  • Aston Villa join Leeds United transfer chase as Dean Smith makes this admission

    Birmingham Mail "Aston Villa are ready to rival Leeds United for highly rated Coventry City youngster Sam McCallum, according to reports. The 19-year-old has earned plaudits this season after being put into Mark Robins' high flying first team. Football Insider have reported that Villa..." September 22

  • Aston Villa's Tyrone Mings: Even I was surprised by my £20million fee

    Express And Star "The 26-year-old defender moved from Bournemouth for an initial £20million, rising to a possible £26.5million dependant on add-ons. It was a figure which raised eyebrows among some observers at the time and Mings admits he was among them. “Was I surprised by..." September 15

  • Aston Villa coach John Terry tipped to become Chelsea manager

    Birmingham Mail "John Terry has been backed to become Chelsea manager by former Aston Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo. Terry enjoys legendary status at Stamford Bridge having left Chelsea at the end of his contract to initially join Villa as a player in 2017. He made over 700..." September 13

  • Aston Villa 'target' opens up on failed summer move - and makes Manchester United transfer vow

    Birmingham Mail "Marcos Rojo has vowed he will look for a move in the January transfer window unless he completes what would be an unlikely return to Manchester United's plans. Aston Villa were linked with the Argentina international on deadline day in August with United prepared to let him..." September 09

  • Rangers in £10m transfer triangle with PL duo as major sale on the cards

    Football Insiders "Rangers are braced for late-window interest in James Tavernier in a transfer triangle with Newcastle United and Aston Villa, Football Insider understands. Newcastle are in the market for a new right-back and have set their sights on experienced Villa man Ahmed Elmohamady, signed twice..." August 05

  • Sir Alex Ferguson wants Man Utd to sign Aston Villa midfield ace John McGinn

    The Sun "MANCHESTER UNITED legend Sir Alex Ferguson wants his old club to sign Aston Villa’s Scottish terrier John McGinn. Fergie still has a say at Old Trafford and is lobbying hard for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to land the fiery midfielder, 24. Veteran Fergie, 77, is close friends..." July 28