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Aston Villa owner seeks to reassure fans over cash crisis

Aston Villa owner Dr. Tony Xia has moved to reassure fans after a difficult two weeks, on and off the pitch, which forced the club to suspend CEO Keith Wyness over a missed tax bill to HMRC. The club is facing financial meltdown according to The Daily Mirror, having invested heavily in their squad in an unsuccessful attempt to win ...

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Leicester ready to land Jack Grealish

The Sun reports that Leicester City are ready to make a move for Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish. Villa are suffering financial problems, following their failure to regain their Premier League status after their defeat in the Championship play-off to Fulham, as their gamble on a quick return to the top flight failed. The club have made numerous big-money deals ...

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John Terry can miss Chelsea games if Villa get promoted

ESPN report that former Chelsea captain John Terry will not have to face his former club next season if Aston Villa are promoted back to the Premiership. Terry moved to Villa last summer after 19 years at Chelsea, and has played a major role in guiding them to the edge of a return to the top flight, with only Fulham ...

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Manchester United defender makes loan move to Villa

Manchester United defender Axel Tuanzebe has joined Aston Villa on loan for the rest of the season, reports The Independent. The 20-year old, who can play in either defence or midfield, becomes Villa’s first signing of the transfer window, and could be set to make his debut for his new club in their Championship fixture away at Sheffield United next ...

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Spurs tracking Aston Villa winger

The Sun reports that Tottenham Hotspur are interested in signing Aston Villa winger Andre Green, with Premier League rivals Bournemouth also monitoring his situation. The 19-year old has long been tipped to have a bright future in the game, having represented England at every age level from schoolboy to under-21 level. Green is highly valued by Villa, and manager Steve ...

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Aston Villa to make an offer for Man United loanee

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The Mirror reports that Aston Villa want to convert their current loan of Manchester United keeper Sam Johnstone into a permanent deal in January. The goalkeeper has re-joined the Birmingham club this season, after spending the second half of last season on loan there, and has impressed manager Steve Bruce who wants him to sign a permanent contract in January. ...

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Manchester United and Arsenal tracking young Aston Villa striker

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A clutch of scouts from Premier League clubs, including Manchester United, Arsenal and Everton, as well as Brighton, Stoke and Swansea, were all at Burton Albion’s ground on Tuesday evening to watch their home match with Aston Villa. The object of their attention was a 19 year-old Aston Villa striker Keinan Davis, an England youth international who has broken through ...

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5 former European champion clubs that have fallen way behind

Nottingham Forest Forest won two successive European Cups, in 1979 and 1980. And still remain the only side in history to have won more European Cups than their top flight domestic title – they became champions of England in 1978. It is testament to the managerial abilities of Brian Clough who took a provincial, nondescript side to the top of ...

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Football records over the weekend (January 2 – 3, 2016)

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Last week of action in Europe saw several records being broken. In the Premier League, beleaguered Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney finally found the back of the net as he turned in a pass from Anthony Martial against Swansea City in a 2-1 win for his side at Old Trafford on Saturday. The strike took Rooney’s Premier League goal tally ...

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