Update: Bent Hopes for N’Zog Deal, Walsall Report, Ireland Injured?

July 22, 2011 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: Injury News, Match Reports, Quoted, Transfer News 

Very little news on the transfer front at Villa Park ahead of the club’s trip to Hong Kong this weekend suggests that move for N’Zogbia may well be in the balance due to the prolonged nature of the proceedings. Either way, Villa striker Darren Bent, who hit the ground running in the clubs opening friendly with Walsall last night, claims that the Frenchman would be a great signing, for the benefit of both himself and the club. Read more

Villa and Liverpool to Battle for Diego

July 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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Aston Villa are thought to be fighting it out with Liverpool, not for the first time, for Wolfsburg midfielder Diego after the Brazilian admitted that it is his dream to play in England having been told he can leave the German club after failing to show up for the former Bundesliga champions final game of the campaign. Read more

Rangers Bid for Cuellar but Won’t Budge on McGregor

June 22, 2011 by · 1 Comment
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Rangers’ new owner Craig Whyte has confirmed that the Scottish champions are hoping to take former SPL Player of the Year Carlos Cuellar back to Ibrox after the Spaniard fell out of favour at Villa Park. Read more

It’s Official: Club Confirm McLeish Appointment

June 17, 2011 by · 3 Comments
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It’s official. Aston Villa will be managed by former Birmingham City manager Alex McLeish as of next season after the Scot agreed terms following ‘productive’ talks with chairman Randy Lerner. Read more

Villa Confirm Intent to Interview McLeish in Club Statement

June 14, 2011 by · 12 Comments
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News that the majority of Villa fans didn’t want confirmed has been in the last hour after the club released an official statement signalling their intent to interview former Birmingham boss Alex McLeish immediately. Links to the Blues boss who resigned earlier this week have enraged many of the Villa and bluenose fans after the Scot quit his post via email after seeing the side relegated last season. If Villa do appoint McLeish they will need to fork out £5.4m in compensation if the signing goes through immediately, a fee that would drop to £3m from July 1. Official Club Statement

General Claims Appointment ‘Not as Simple as Ordering a Balti Pie’

June 13, 2011 by · 6 Comments
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General Charles Krulak, right hand man to Villa chairman Randy Lerner, has again been the man to address the fans amid the vast speculation regarding the vacant managerial post at the club, claiming a decision is “not as simple as ordering a balti pie”. Read more

Young Situation Getting Tediously Obvious

June 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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From what I can gather many Villa fans are just getting a little bored of the Ashley Young fiasco at the moment as it has been pretty obvious that he is engineering a move for some time now, and why not? Read more

Official Club Statement: Houllier Leaves Villa by Mutual Consent

June 1, 2011 by · 2 Comments
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As was widely expected, it has been confirmed this evening by the club that Gerard Houllier has left the club by mutual consent following the health scare he suffered towards the end of last season. Read more

Downing Comments a Cause for Concern for Villa?

June 1, 2011 by · 1 Comment
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Stewart Downing has added to the comments he made last month to the Northern Echo confirming that he would not be signing a new deal at Villa this summer having originally expressed his delight at being offered a new deal. Read more

Hogg May Look to Pick Up More Pompey Playing Time

May 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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Aston Villa’s 22-year-old midfielder Jonathan Hogg is willing to rejoin Portsmouth, having played 19 times for tha Championship side on loan since January, in order to ensure more first team football. Read more

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