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Mark Hughes resigns as Fulham manager

Mark Hughes has resigned as manager of Fulham amidst intense speculation that he will become the next manager of Aston Villa, following the departure from Villa Park of Gerard Houllier, who left his post yesterday evening, due largely to health … Continue reading

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Gerard Houllier has “total support” at Aston Villa

Aston Villa manager Gerard Houllier has the “total support” of the powers in charge at Villa Park, according to the club’s Chief Executive Paul Faulkner. After successive sixth place finishes under Martin O’Neill, Villa are currently languishing in the Premier … Continue reading

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Aston Villa defender Richard Dunne injured

Aston Villa defender Richard Dunne is expected to be sidelined for upto a month with a shoulder problem. The Republic of Ireland international sustained the injury during Wednesday’s disappointing FA Cup 5th round defeat against former club Manchester City, when … Continue reading

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In’s and Out’s at Villa Park

Aston Villa look set to sign one midfielder, whilst allowing one to leave. Gerard Houllier has agreed to let Stephen Ireland travel to Tyneside for a medical with Newcastle United, and the unsettled Irishman will join Alan Pardew’s side on-loan … Continue reading

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Why was Darren Bent keen on an £18m move to Aston Villa and who wins from his transfer?

Well this is a transfer story that I don’t think any of us saw coming – Sunderland striker Darren Bent, £18m and a move to Gerard Houllier’s Aston Villa revolution. But why was the man who had scored 36 goals … Continue reading

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Darren Bent bound for Aston Villa in shock £18m deal

Darren Bent, the Sunderland and England striker, has handed in a transfer request at the Stadium of Light, as his club accepts an £18m bid for the forward from Aston Villa. Bent, 26, has scored 36 goals in 62 games … Continue reading

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Transfer News – January 12

The latest transfer news from England, and a little from Spain.. Aston Villa boss Gerard Houllier is hopeful of completing a £6m deal for Lyon midfielder Jean Makoun. The Cameroon international, signed two years ago by Les Gones for £11m, … Continue reading

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Manchester City Crush Aston Villa, Spurs Beat Newcastle & Blackpool Shock Sunderland

  Two goals for Balotelli in the first half Well Mario Balotelli may have been reading my opinions of him and decided to show us some of his talent. The temperamental Italian helped himself to a hat-trick against a dismal … Continue reading

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