Villa Still Interested in Bad Boy Barton

June 19, 2011 by · 5 Comments
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The Daily Star claim that Villa are still interested in Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton and new manager Alex McLeish is ready to tempt the Toon with a £3m bid. Read more

McLeish to Tempt Mentor Fergie into Brown Sale

June 19, 2011 by · 1 Comment
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Alex McLeish is reportedly ready to use his close relationship with Man United manager Alex Ferguson to try to bring Wes Brown to Villa Park in a £3m deal with Sunderland and Everton also interested. Read more

Understanding McAllister Expectedly Exits Villa

June 18, 2011 by · 2 Comments
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Gerard Houllier’s assistant manager at Aston Villa has followed the Frenchman out the exit door at Villa Park after the club confirmed the appointment of Alex McLeish this week. Read more

The Kids DO Stand a Chance: Derrick Williams

June 18, 2011 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: Aston Villa, Villa Reserves & Academy 

The second instalment of my Kids DO Stand a Chance feature highlights the prospect that is 18-year-old defender Derrick Williams who has been a mainstay in the youth side all season alongside breaking into the reserve team ranks. Read more

McLeish to Follow Through Houllier’s Adam Interest

June 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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Villa are believed to be ready to put up a fight for long term target Charlie Adam under Alex McLeish and compete with the likes of Liverpool and Manchester United for his signature. Read more

McLeish Sets Sights on Simpson to Bolster Backline

June 18, 2011 by · 6 Comments
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The Express & Star claim that Alex McLeish has made Newcastle right back Danny Simpson one of his targets as he looks to strengthen his defensive ranks at his new club. Read more

Voters Expect Realistic Mid-Table Finish Under McLeish in Poll

June 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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A quick update on the poll launched earlier asking – Where will Villa finish in the league under Alex McLeish? – has seen unsurprisingly mixed results thus far. Read more

McLeish Plans to Bring Dann & Foster to Villa Park Could be Scuppered

June 17, 2011 by · 17 Comments
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After the appointment of Alex McLeish as Aston Villa was confirmed this morning, links to his prized assets at City were inevitable and began even before he had signed on the dotted line, with moves mooted for the likes of Scott Dann and Ben Foster. Read more

VOTE NOW: Where will Villa finish in the league under Alex McLeish?

June 17, 2011 by · 3 Comments
Filed under: POLL 

Wanted to conduct a poll to understand the balance between the optimists, pessimists and potential realists regarding the fans opinions of how the team will fare under the new Alex McLeish regime. Should be interesting! Simple question: Where will Villa finish in the league under Alex McLeish?

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McLeish Handed Favourable Start in Fixture Least: Fulham First Up

June 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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Alex McLeish was officially confirmed as Aston Villa just 15 minutes or so before the 2011/12 Premier League fixture list was announced and will be hoping that he can get off to a winning start away at Fulham, who themselves have a new manager in Martin Jol. Read more

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