Everton and Aston Villa have met in every Premier League season and have served up some classic encounters in the past 22 years. Here are some of the highlights ahead of their latest Goodison Park clash on Saturday:
The two clubs last met in February, with Everton coming into the game on the back of their 4-0 Merseyside derby mauling at Anfield. They showed signs of raggedness in the first half, with Leandro Bacuna giv...More
Aston Villa have suffered a major setback as central midfielder Fabian Delph has been ruled out for two months after dislocating his shoulder in training, the Daily Telegraph has reported.
A scan has revealed that the injury will require an operation, meaning that he could be out of action until the festive period, missing several key Premier League games as well as England’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Slovenia in November. It was i...More
Everton are searching for their first home league win of the season as they take on an Aston Villa side which has lost its last three Premier League matches without scoring.
The achievements of last season were always going to be tough to replicate for the Toffees, and so far it has been much more a struggle in Roberto Martinez’ second year in charge. Things should get better, but they need Romelu Lukaku to start scoring regularly al...More
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has thrown his weight behind his assistant Roy Keane’s assertion that Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho was disrespectful to attempt a handshake before their Premier League clash was over, reports Sky Sports.
Mourinho angered the Villa management by going over to their bench to offer a handshake a few minutes before the end of the Premier League encounter, which Chelsea were leading 3-0. Lambert declined the...More
Roy Keane has said he will leave his post as Aston Villa assistant manager if it interferes with his duties as assistant manager to Republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill, Sky Sports has reported.
Keane was already assistant to former Villa manager O’Neill before taking a position under Paul Lambert at Villa Park. The ex-Manchester United captain believes he is managing both jobs well at the moment but if results mean he is forced t...More
Aston Villa central midfielder Ashley Westwood has admitted that he is determined to follow in the footsteps of two of his teammates and become part of the England setup, reports the Birmingham Mail.
Fabian Delph - a Villa player since 2009 - has now earned three caps for England and has recently emerged as a regular in Roy Hodgson’s starting XI, while on-loan Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley also has experience of playing ...More
View All Articles