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The Effect of Brexit on Football

According to leading voices and experts in the game, if the UK choose to leave the European Union, British football could expect drastic changes. The Brexit could result in more than 400 players losing their right to play in the UK, whereas some believe that it may give home talent a chance. Rachel Anderson, an aid football agent explained that …

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Remi Garde faces an impossible challenge to keep Villa up

There will be no Christmas cheer for Villa fans this festive season, as their side sit bottom of the Premier League, already eight points away from safety and six points away from second-bottom Sunderland. It really is looking gloomy for the Villains, and the fact that no other Premier League side has survived with as few points as Aston Villa from …

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Premier League – Half Term Report

Nineteen games gone, nineteen to go. At the end of 2014, we’re precisely at the half way point of the Premier League season. Here is an assessment of how each of the twenty teams have performed, who’s top of the class, who “must do better” and who needs to up their game significantly: ARSENAL – B Once again, they’re only …

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Chelsea Come Unglued Against Villa

Chelsea’s title aspirations took a major hit on Saturday evening as they succumbed to Aston Villa 1-0 at Villa Park, thanks in large part to a controversial red card shown to Willian on 68 minutes. The result still leaves Chelsea top of the table on 66 points, but they now have only a 6 point lead over Manchester City while …

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Villa Fight Back for Hard-Earned Draw

Aston Villa put in a fine second half display to rescue a point in what turned out to be a thrilling Midlands derby in Birmingham last night. Two goals in the opening eleven minutes from Shane Long gave the Baggies the advantage at half time, before goals from Ahmadi and Westwood cancelled out their advantage. The Republic of Ireland international opened …

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West Brom and Aston Villa prepare to battle it out in local derby

West Brom host Aston Villa at the Hawthorns on Monday night (20:00) in the first Midlands derby of the season. The two sides go into the game level on 14 points and are separated by one goal difference in 11th and 12th place and a win could see either side leap up into the top half, at the expense of …

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Howard Wins Battle Of American Keepers At Villa Park (VIDEO)

Tim Howard and his fellow Everton teammates grabbed a convincing 2-0 win at Villa Park earlier today as Roberto Martinez seems to be settling in quite nicely on Merseyside. The story of the match could have been much different though had prolific Villa forward Cristian Benteke smashed home a penalty on 8 minutes, instead of having saved by the bearded …

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Spurs Shoot Down Villa Behind Townsend And Soldado (VIDEO)

Tottenham Hotspur impressed again on Sunday evening, as they cruised past Aston Villa 2-0 at Villa Park to jump back into the title race. The visitors began to boss the game right from the start and reaped the benefits come the 31st minute as a slick Tottenham attack was capped by Andros Townsend curling a cross into the box that evaded …

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EPL Review: United Come From Behind, Remy Stays On Roll, City Rebound With Win, And Palace Continue To Be Palace

It was yet another intriguing Saturday of action around the Barclays Premier League with 6 games in action including both of the Manchester clubs and fellow title hopefuls Liverpool all in action. Some other notable games on the slate included Newcastle’s journey to Wales to take on Cardiff City, Hull’s home match against a depleted and Benteke-less Aston Villa, and …

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Villians Stun Citizens In Shocking Upset

In one of the biggest upsets in recent history, Aston Villa came back from being dominated in the game and down 1-0 at the break to beat Manchester City 3-2 in a thrilling contest at a packed Villa Park. It was all City all the time right from the off as the favorites took a well deserved lead on 45 minutes …

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