First Team

LAMPARD BREAKS RECORD – AND VILLA HEARTS: ASTON VILLA 1 – CHELSEA 2

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Lambert’s Lions were lively from the off and their attacking approach paid dividends in the fifteenth minute when Sylla sent Benteke a fine through...

TWO GOALS FOR ONE MAN, A GIANT LEAP FOR VILLA: NORWICH CITY 1 –...

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Norwich began strongly, with their long passing causing a sleepy Villa problems. Pilkington delivered a cross from the left that struck Lowton's arm in...

SUNDERLAND HIT FOR SIX: ASTON VILLA 6 – SUNDERLAND 1

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It was a nervy start to the game from the home team with particularly poor passing from Sylla leading to a clogged midfield. ...

THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL… MANCHESTER UNITED 3 – ASTON VILLA 0

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United looked like a team in a hurry to get their hands on the Premier League trophy last night and an exceptional first half...

‘MASSIVE POINT’ OR MASSIVE DISAPPOINTMENT? VILLA 1 – FULHAM 1

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This afternoon’s home tie was slow to start and neither side had many real chances in the first half as Villa missed Agbonlahor’s pace,...

FROM LITTLE ACORNS… VILLA 3 – QPR 2

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As the game began in front of a fuller than usual Villa Park, the home side proved the stronger of the relegation rivals and...

READING FALL PREY TO LAMBERT’S LIONS: READING 1 – ASTON VILLA 2

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Expecting a cautious affair, many were surprised by the entertaining start to today’s game. The home side looked threatening, with LeFondre forcing Guzan...

TEVEZ ADDS TO VILLA’S TROUBLES: VILLA 0 – MANCHESTER CITY 1

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Lambert’s Lions began the game against the Premier League champions fearlessly, passing quite accurately and fighting hard to win back possession. After four...

OUTGUNNED: ARSENAL 2 – ASTON VILLA 1

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The home side made the better start at the subdued Emirates, with Wilshere making the most of a poor back pass and racing towards...