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Dean Smith

The numbers behind Aston Villa’s start to the Premier League season

Restoring Aston Villa’s Premier League status, setting a new club-record winning run and leading the club to a League Cup final was all in...
Ezri Konsa with the winner against Sheff Utd

Aston Villa becoming away day specialists

For every mesmeric, dazzling Jack Grealish run, exquisite Ross Barkley pass or Ollie Watkins goal, Aston Villa’s newly-found defensive nous away from home has...

Aston Villa’s World War efforts

In the period leading up to the Great War, Aston Villa were the all-conquering team in English football, with six First Division titles and...

Gregg Evans on being the Athletic’s voice of the Villa.

In the age of mass-consumed football coverage, social media and dedicated team-focused reporting, the voice of a handful of journalists has never been so...
Amavi missed the cut

Here’s what this former Aston Villa favourite is up to

It was the saving grace in what became Aston Villa’s worst league campaign for a generation - Jordan Amavi’s pinpoint cross to Rudy Gestede...
John Carew - Aston Villa

Aston Villa favourite John Carew and his nomadic career

The new-look, state of the art Eastlands Stadium took centre stage as the race for Champions League football came to a head on May...
Ross Barkley

How can Villa better use the loan system (and not let the system use...

Watching Axel Tuanzebe pocket one of the best-attacking players in the world on Tuesday night at the Parc de Princes in Paris, the mind...
Richard O'Kelly

Aston Villa’s unsung hero

After Dean Smith replaced Steve Bruce in the Aston Villa hot seat two years ago, his management team have shared the triumph of some...
Howard Spencer

Aston Villa’s first England captain and most decorated player

Aston Villa and the Three Lions are inextricably linked with the Villans a cornerstone of English football history. After modern-day hero, Jack Grealish scooped the...

Aston Villa’s Principal Partner going the extra mile

Aston Villa’s Principal Partner, Cazoo, have launched a new charitable initiative which will see the club’s Foundation benefit from every goal the first-team score...