Southampton can move back to within four points of Premier League leaders Chelsea if they can take victory away to out-of-form Aston Villa.
After six consecutive defeats, a draw and a clean sheet away to West Ham United last time came as a massive relief to the home side and their manager Paul Lambert, who was coming under some pressure despite signing a new contract as recently as September.
But there is still plenty to be done to ...More
Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph is willing to run down his contract with the club amid interest from Premier League rivals Liverpool and Tottenham, according to Goal.com.
The former Leeds United player will reach the end of his current contract next summer, and has rejected a new deal at Villa Park which would have seen him earn £50,000 per week. As a result, it now appears likely that Delph could leave for nothing once the seaso...More
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has dismissed claims by the agent of captain Ron Vlaar that negotiations over a new contract for the Dutchman are yet to begin, BBC Sport has reported.
Vlaar’s current deal runs out at the end of the season, and he has thus been heavily linked with a move away, with Manchester United said to be among the most interested parties. Their boss Louis van Gaal knows the 29-year-old well having worked with h...More
The agent of Aston Villa captain Ron Vlaar has said his client should quit the club for a big move to a team such as Arsenal or Manchester United, ESPN has reported.
Vlaar’s Villa contract expires at the end of the season and he has been linked with both the Gunners and the Red Devils, the latter managed by Louis van Gaal, who took Vlaar to the World Cup this summer as part of the Netherlands squad.
Arnold Oosterveer declined to say...More
The Football Association has chosen to fine both Aston Villa and Tottenham £20,000 for failure to control their players during their game at Villa Park ten days ago, the BBC has reported, with both clubs accepting the charge.
Tempers boiled over in a hugely tense match that saw a melee of players clash in the 66th minute of the game.
During the incident Villa striker Christian Benteke was sent off for pushing Ryan Mason away in the ...More
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill wants his assistant Roy Keane and former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson to shake hands and end their feud, ESPN has reported.
Keane, who is also assistant manager to Paul Lambert at Aston Villa, and Ferguson have taken turns to criticise the other in their respective autobiographies after a tumultuous but successful spell together at Old Trafford. O’Neill has argued that they we...More
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