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Aston Villa's John McGinn hints at why he snubbed Celtic move

Scottish Premiership champions Celtic missed out on Hibernian midfielder John McGinn to Championship outfit Aston Villa.

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Aston Villa’s third kit is a winner

It’s a hot one, and Kyle goes in-depth<p>The best third kit since the last third kit is finally here! Fast on the chattering heels of the much-lauded home and away strips from Luke Roper, comes a brand new third shirt that definitely doesn’t look like someone forgot to finish the sleeves.<p>The shirt …

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Aston Villa power rankings: Jack Grealish claims the crown in week one

We compiled all the votes - yours and ours - and we’ve put together the first ever AVFC power rankings<p>Welcome to the first ever 7500 To Holte x Aston Villa weekly power rankings! Each week we’ll be looking at the top five Villa players of said week, as chosen by you and us. I asked the team to give …

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xV: Only time will tell whether Villa’s start is a harbinger of upcoming success or failure

Aston Villa have three wins to start the season, which is great. They’ve also struggled in each of the matches against inferior competition. Is this a good sign or a bad one for the rest of the season? Maybe a bit of both?<p><i>Welcome to Expected Villa (xV), a column about the stats and metrics behind</i> …

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The Midfield Debate - AVFC - Aston Villa Fansite, Blog, & Forum..

The Summer transfer window came to a close last week and we now know who will be part of our squad for the coming season, unless of call LA Galaxy …

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Micah Richards Finally Set to Be Released By Aston Villa After Nearly 2 Years Without a Game

​Micah Richards is set to be released by ​Aston Villa after almost two years without playing a game for the club.<p>Richards' last Villa appearance came …

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Yeovil 0-1 Aston Villa LIVE SCORE: Conor Hourihane gives Villans lead as debutant Andre Moreira saves Glovers penalty

Football Live<p>Steve Bruce's side travel to Huish Park as the two sides meet for the first time in their history for the first round of the League …

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Yeovil 0-1 Aston Villa: Late Conor Hourihane strike saves Steve Bruce's blushes in Carabao Cup first-round

Conor Hourihane struck with 13 minutes to go to send a fortunate and nervy Aston Villa past a battling Yeovil.<p>The midfielder arrived at the back post …

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Aston Villa and Luke Sport release striking alternate shirt ahead of Carabao Cup clash

Luke and Villa have got together for a new ‘cup’ shirt that you’ll be buying.<p>Aston Villa and Luke1977 (Luke Sport) have today released their ‘3rd shirt’ - an alternate strip to be deployed on the odd occasion when it’s needed, or when the squad fancies a change.<p>The third shirt features a blend of …

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'Get him'; Not for me': Villa fans split after latest loan claims

Odegaard has failed to live up to his potential at Madrid and spent the last season and a half on loan at Heerenveen, before being linked to Aston …

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Yeovil Town vs Aston Villa: Lineups, live stream info and how to watch Carabao Cup online

Here’s how you can watch as AVFC begin their League Cup campaign against Yeovil Town<p>Here we go.<p>It’s Aston Villa vs Yeovil Town in the First Round of the Carabao Cup (the League Cup).<p>While the fixture traditionally isn’t viewed with much prestige, it’s become something of a focus for Villa fans over …

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EFL essential stats: Aston Villa and Wigan joint-top Sky Bet EFL scorers in 2018

Stats & Info @SkySportsStatto<p>We take a look at the top stats and facts from the weekend's action in the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League …

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Yannick Bolasie Reportedly on Aston Villa’s Radar

Blues winger reportedly interesting Villa boss Steve Bruce as game time at Goodison looks restricted<p>Everton‘s Yannick Bolasie is a transfer target …

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On Soccer Special: Carabao Cup first-round action

Watch Yeovil v Aston Villa live on Sky Sports Football<p>Tune into <i>Soccer Special</i> on Tuesday for goals and analysis as the Carabao Cup takes centre stage.<p>…

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Jed Steer, uber talented, never earned his Villa chance, leaves for Charlton

In all likelihood, we have seen the end of Jed Steer’s Aston Villa career. The 25-year old shot-stopper was loaned to Charlton Athletic in the final …

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'Joke of a Player': Aston Villa Fans React to West Ham Signing of Colombian Midfielder

​West Ham was up there as one of the biggest spenders in the transfer window this summer, spending just south of £100m on nine players. The vast …

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Aston Villa doing their talking on the pitch as Steve Bruce's men put summer strife behind them

For the first time in 19 years, Aston Villa have won their opening two games of a league season. Not bad for a club that spent its summer in chaos.<p>When John Gregory’s men achieved back-to-back victories at the start of the 1999-2000 season, it laid the foundations for a sixth-placed finish in the …

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Holtecast: The John McGinn fan club

The first Holtecast of a new season arrives, and there are six points in the bag.<p>Two games,<p>Two games down. Six points in the bag and our hearts stir for John McGinn.<p>The Holtecast is back as James Rushton and Daniel Raza recap the Hull and Wigan games, talk transfers and FFP, preview the upcoming …

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Fantastic Four - Meet Villa's New Recruits

Aston Villa Ladies are delighted to welcome four new additions to the team ahead of the 2018/19 season.<p>Alison Hall, Hollie Gibson, Sophie Haywood and …

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Box to Box: Wigan Pre-match Presser with Steve Bruce

Steve Bruce had a lot to say before the Wigan game. Villa eventually won, but what's the narrative?<p>Welcome to the “Box to Box” column, offering weekly coverage of Steve Bruce’s press conferences as Aston Villa manager for the 2018-19 campaign. Much like the player role on the field, the hope is …

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The Boss: Bruce on late victory, standout McGinn, Grealish class and his tribute to 34k crowd

Steve Bruce spoke to Club TV after our dramatic late victory over Wigan Athletic on Saturday.<p>His thoughts are in full below.<p>On what was, eventually, …

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Aston Villa 3 - 2 Wigan: McGinn an impact

John McGinn stars as Villa come back from the brink to defy Wigan<p>Aston Villa continued their early season positivity by coming back from 2-1 down to beat Wigan Athletic 3-2. 6 points, 6 goals, two come back victories. It’s only August, Villa, calm down.<p>AVFC started rather strongly, no doubt due to …

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Roos skipper played his first full match for Aston Villa since returning from the World Cup

MILE Jedinak has returned to winning ways as Aston Villa secured a last-gasp 3-2 win over Wigan in the English Championship.<p>The Australian defensive …

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Free Agent Stephen Ireland Linked With Possible Move to Bundesliga Amid Interest from Bolton

Former Manchester City and Aston Villa midfielder Stephen Ireland has been linked with a possible move to Germany after being released by Stoke City …

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Shocking: Tottenham stunned in the pursuit of this Premier League star

Tottenham looks increasingly unlikely to bring Jack Grealish to north London on Deadline Day as Aston Villa standing firm on their refusal to sell …

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Steve Bruce Tells Aston Villa to Sign West Ham's Robert Snodgrass After Successful Loan Spell

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce is eager to re-sign Scotland international Robert Snodgrass following a successful loan spell at Villa Park last …

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Aston Villa v Wigan preview

Jack Grealish is expected to keep his place in the Aston Villa starting XI against Wigan after a move to the Premier League failed to materialise on …

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Aston Villa: centre-mid Gary Gardner joins rivals Birmingham City on-loan

In want of match time, out-of-favor central midfielder Gary Gardner has turned to the dark side. The 26-year old has joined Birmingham City on a …

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xV: John McGinn is Aston Villa’s smartest signing in years

Aston Villa signed John McGinn this week in what could be one of the best signings the club have made in a long time.<p><i>Welcome to Expected Villa (xV), a column that’s nominally a post-match look at the numbers behind Villa’s most recent results.</i><p><i>This edition of xV clearly isn’t about a match, but</i> …

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Transfer Deadline Day: Heroes and Villa(i)ns

The Transfer Deadline Day window has slammed shut, players have put pen to paper and ‘Sky Sources’ have told us that Jim White has undone his yellow …

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