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'Bluenose ass whooping' Aston Villa favourites give their verdict on derby victory

Former Second City derby hero John Carew opted for a peculiar turn of phrase to celebrate Aston Villa's latest victory over Birmingham City. Carew, who famously notched in Villa's 5-1 victory over Blues in April 2008, couldn't contain his excitement ...

- Birmingham Live

BBC Sport

Alan Hutton: Jack Grealish praises Aston Villa man's goal in Second City derby

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish said he was "over the moon" for team-mate Alan Hutton after his brilliant solo goal in the Second City derby. The full-back ran from his own half and beat three Birmingham players before scoring Villa's fourth in a ...

- BBC Sport

expressandstar.com

Monday analysis: Pulsating Second City derby victory showcases both Aston ...

Yet while Villa's firepower is considerable, Smith is astute enough to know it will not always be enough if they cannot address their issues at the back. Consecutive clean sheets against Bolton and Derby had been achieved in part due to both opponents ...

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Birmingham Live

Here's Dean Smith's brilliant description of Aston Villa man - full transcript ...

Dean Smith was characteristically candid after Aston Villa's 4-2 victory against Birmingham City at Villa Park. True, Villa picked up an important three points and claimed bragging rights over their fierce foes as goals from Jonathan Kodjia, Jack ...

- Birmingham Live

Irish Examiner

Aston Villa beat Birmingham to seal Derby bragging rights

Alan Hutton's superb solo goal sealed Aston Villa's thrilling 4-2 derby win over Birmingham. The defender held off four challenges during a 60-yard run before curling in to score just his third goal in seven years. Quickfire strikes from Jonathan ...

- Irish Examiner

Telegraph.co.uk

Aston Villa extend unbeaten run against Birmingham with victory in six-goal ...

Aston Villa 4 Birmingham 2. Birmingham brought the form of promotion contenders to lay before a crowd of 41,200 at Villa Park but in a derby that properly lived up to the occasion were still not able to end a winless streak in league matches in this ...

- Telegraph.co.uk

The Guardian

Alan Hutton's stunner seals Aston Villa's derby victory over Birmingham

It was a moment Alan Hutton will certainly never forget. With 15 minutes of a raucous second city derby remaining and Villa leading 3-2, the veteran Scotland full-back set off on a mazy run from 10 yards inside in his own half that took him past five ...

- The Guardian

talkSPORT.com

Aston Villa vs Birmingham City: Championship match preview, confirmed line-ups ...

Sunday afternoon's Championship clash will be a huge one as Aston Villa welcome local rivals Birmingham to Villa Park – and you can listen to full commentary of the match live on talkSPORT 2 from midday. Both teams are level on 24 points in the ...

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Express.co.uk

Aston Villa vs Birmingham on TV: What channel is Aston Villa vs Birmingham on ...

Pre-match coverage gets underway at 11.30am, ahead of kick-off at 12pm. BUY PASS TO WATCH ASTON VILLA VS BIRMINGHAM FOR THE CHEAPEST PRICE HERE. Existing customers will be able to stream the match via the the Sky Go app, which can be ...

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Goal.com

Aston Villa vs Birmingham City: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

Aston Villa and Birmingham City will take part in the first Second City derby of the season on Sunday afternoon. The two sides are currently both level on points after 17 league matches, having clocked up 24 points so far, with Villa marginally ahead ...

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Grealish and Chester take the plaudits as Aston Villa players are rated in ...

Aston Villa cruised to a second successive home win under Dean Smith after seeing off struggling Bolton Wanderers. Goals from Jack Grealish and James Chester set up a comfortable win at Villa Park that moved the claret and blues up to 13th. Gregg Evans ...

- Birmingham Live

The Guardian

Aston Villa's Jack Grealish opens his account in win over Bolton

Jack Grealish scored his first goal of the season to pave the way for Aston Villa's win over Championship strugglers Bolton. Grealish, who is on Gareth Southgate's England radar, took the honours as Villa moved back into the top half following ...

- The Guardian

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Aston Villa 2 Bolton 0 - Report and pictures

Grealish netted for the first time this term to put Villa into a fourth minute lead and then delivered the second half free-kick from which Chester doubled the advantage. The skipper had earlier made a superb goal-line clearance to prevent Jack Hobbs ...

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Aston Villa eased to their second straight home win under new boss Dean Smith as they eventually saw off free-falling Bolton Wanderers. Jack Grealish's fourth-minute strike gave Villa the perfect start, but all they could add to it was a second-half ...

- BBC Sport

Birmingham Live

Aston Villa vs Bolton Wanderers LIVE: Jack Grealish opens the scoring

Dean Smith has had a week to work with the Aston Villa squad he has aiming to guide up the Championship. After a hectic period of three games in six days this week will have been an important period as the Villa boss works to implement his methods.

- Birmingham Live

talkSPORT.com

Aston Villa vs Bolton Wanderers: Championship match preview, live commentary ...

Matchday 16 of the Championship begins when Aston Villa and Bolton – two struggling teams – lock horns at Villa Park on Friday, kick-off 7.45pm, live on talkSPORT 2. Villans boss Dean Smith has had an indifferent start to his tenure (one win and two ...

- talkSPORT.com

Bristol Live

Middlesbrough could return for Aston Villa's former Bristol City star in January

Whilst Adomah has made 14 appearances for Villa this season, the Sun's Alan Nixon has responded to speculation that Boro could return for the winger in January. When asked, the transfer expert said: "Depends on Villa. Not impossible. Not cheap either.".

- Bristol Live

Birmingham Live

Dean Smith has poached this highly-rated coach from Aston Villa's rivals

Mark Naylor will step up to goalkeeping coach after Neil Cutler left West Brom to join his friend and former colleague Dean Smith at local rivals Aston Villa. Cutler joined Albion in January as part of Alan Pardew's coaching staff.

- Birmingham Live

Birmingham Live

'It's more like how I remember him' The Aston Villa man Dean Smith is ...

Aston Villa boss Dean Smith says the club's players have been very receptive to his training methods this week and revealed that the club have had an internal training game to allow him to take a closer look at fringe players. Speaking ahead of the ...

- Birmingham Live

HITC

Dean Smith drops exciting transfer hint at Aston Villa

And Smith says that Villa will have a plan in place right from the start of the month, as they look to bring quality to their squad. “We're going to be looking in the January market for a number of players,” Smith said. “Between myself, Suso and ...

- HITC

Birmingham Live

Aston Villa injury latest: Updates on Bolasie, Bjarnason and Adomah

Dean Smith will have Albert Adomah available for Friday night's game with Bolton – but Birkir Bjarnason misses out. That's a reversal of the situation from the last Aston Villa game when Bjaranason started against QPR but limped off with a groin injury.

- Birmingham Live

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For Aston Villa, John McGinn scored the greatest goal that has ever been scored

It's a funny thing, football. You can walk to the train in the rain after a loss, and not feel as bad as you maybe would - simply because of a single moment, flicking through your mind in the manner of a zoetrope. Yeah, Villa lost. They lose. All teams ...

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The Independent

Aston Villa's John McGinn scores screaming volley against Sheffield Wednesday ...

Talented Scottish youngster John McGinn scored one of the goals of the season to equalise for Aston Villa against Sheffield Wednesday with an astonishing volley to open his account for the club. McGinn, who move to Villa Park in the summer from ...

- The Independent

USA TODAY

Aston Villa scores on astonishing volley

Aston Villa missed out on promotion to the Premier League earlier this year, but John McGinn scored what might have been the goal of the year in any league on Saturday against Sheffield Wednesday in the EFL Championship. With Aston Villa pushing for an ...

- USA TODAY

Birmingham Live

Aston Villa facing the threat of a hefty points deduction - reports

Aston Villa could face a points deduction next season if they are found in breach of financial rules. According to a report in The Times, Villa could be docked 12 Championship points next season.

- Birmingham Live

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SPORT

Sheffield Wednesday consigned Aston Villa to their first home defeat of the season in Steve Bruce's 100th game in charge. The visitors took the lead just after the break when the ball broke to Marco Matias on the edge of the area and he fired a crisp ...

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Birmingham Live

This is Steve Bruce's take on Aston Villa's season so far

So far this season Aston Villa's output has been mixed. Currently occupying sixth position with a record of W3 D4 L1, Villa have amassed 14 points from eight games. Continue at that rate and they'll finish on 80 points which is three less than last ...

- Birmingham Live

Birmingham Live

'What a terrible atmosphere' - Aston Villa's crowd rated after win over Rotherham

You could feel the tension in the stadium as fans packed into Villa Park tonight. They knew nothing but three points was acceptable after their recent run of poor form. The atmosphere matched that early on with only minor chants of 'My Old Man Said ...

- Birmingham Live

Goal.com

Aston Villa coach Bruce hail Abraham, Bolasie after goalscoring home debuts

Aston Villa coach Steve Bruce has heaped praises on Tammy Abraham and Yannick Bolasie after the duo scored on their home debuts to hand the hosts a 2-0 victory over Rotherham United. After making an eventful bow at Ewood Park over the weekend, ...

- Goal.com

Birmingham Live

"Two points off second" - Aston Villa fans react to victory over Rotherham

Aston Villa fans have had plenty to say in recent weeks, but what did they have to say after watching their side register a 2-0 win at home to Rotherham. Watch the video above to see what Villa fans had to say directly after the game.

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Birmingham Live

Aston Villa player ratings: Abraham and Bolasie score - but they weren't the ...

Oh and just for good measure, the Aston Villa fans decided to sing in favour of Steve Bruce this time out, rather than call for his head like in the previous outing. Is this the turning point for Villa now after a stuttering start to the season? Bruce ...

- Birmingham Live

Express.co.uk

Aston Villa vs Rotherham live stream: TV channel, kick-off time - watch

Steve Bruce's men are looking to kick on following their 1-1 draw at Blackburn on Saturday evening. The Villans are currently 12th in the Championship table after seven games. Rotherham, on the other hand, come into the clash on the back of their 1-0 ...

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Yannick Bolasie: Aston Villa 'close' to agreeing deal to sign Everton winger ...

Everton winger Yannick Bolasie is close to agreeing a loan move to Aston Villa, the Championship club's manager Steve Bruce has told BBC WM 95.6. Bolasie, 29, joined the Toffees from Crystal Palace in 2016 for a fee of £25m on a five-year contract.

- BBC Sport

Evening Standard

Aston Villa 2 Brentford 2: Jonathan Kodjia denies Bees all three points after ...

Brentford had to settle for a point after Jonathan Kodjia's 95th-minute header salvaged a 2-2 draw for Aston Villa in an entertaining clash at Villa Park. It looked as though Neal Maupay had won it for Dean Smith's side after the Frenchman's double ...

- Evening Standard

The Guardian

Aston Villa and Kodjia leave it late to salvage a point against Brentford

Aston Villa's striker Jonathan Kodjia rescued a point right at the death to deny a determined Brentford a first victory at Villa Park. He planted a rising header over the goalkeeper Daniel Bentley in a last desperate attack after the Bees twice led ...

- The Guardian

Evening Standard

Aston Villa v Brentford LIVE: As it happened - Jonathan Kodjia denies Dean ...

Aston Villa have an injury crisis in attack with just Jonathan Kodija only available to Steve as Scott Hogan, Rushian Hepburn-Murphy and Keinan Davies all struggling for fitness. Ross McCormack has not been given a squad number. New signing Jay Dasilva ...

- Evening Standard

The Guardian

Aston Villa

Brentford, Aston Villa and Swansea are two points off the automatic promotion spots, with West Brom and Wigan a point below the play-offs. Reading, meanwhile, remain second-bottom despite earning their first point, with only QPR keeping them from ...

- The Guardian