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Bruce feels disappointment after Villa’s home loss to Sheffield Wednesday

Posted Sunday, September 23, 2018 by PA2 hits

Steve Bruce described Aston Villa’s shock 2-1 home defeat against Sheffield Wednesday in the Sky Bet Championship as “a huge disappointment.”Villa’s lack of cutting edge was exposed by a Wednesday side which gained in confidence with their ability to contain the hosts at Villa Park.The visitors took a smart lead through Marco da Silva’s 49th minute goal. Althou...Full Story »

Sheffield Wednesday stun Aston Villa as pressure mounts on Steve Bruce

Posted Sunday, September 23, 2018 by PA10 hits

Steve Bruce came under increasing pressure after Aston Villa slumped to a shock 2-1 Championship home defeat to Sheffield Wednesday.It was Bruce’s 100th game in charge of Villa and only the fifth time they have lost at home under his control.Villa were sadly out of touch against an eager Wednesday side who were always prepared to pressurise.Following an indifferent first half,  Wednes...Full Story »

'Sir Steven Gerrard' Rangers boss hailed a 'hero' in Twitter FRENZY after Villarreal draw

Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 by hits

The Scottish side drew 2-2 away to the Spaniards after coming from behind. And after the final whistle, Gerrard found himself at the centre of a Twitter frenzy. Rangers fans heaped praise on the Englishman after the determined Europa League heroics. One said: "I swear to God I'm going to end up calling my child Steven Gerrard." Another said: "Thank you Steven Gerrard for giving us our pride ...Full Story »

Gerrard: Rangers deserved a point at Villarreal

Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 by PA15 hits

Steven Gerrard revealed he had to urge his players to believe they belonged on the same stage as Villarreal as they hit back to claim an impressive 2-2 in Spain.The Ibrox side suffered a nightmare start to their Europa League campaign as Carlos Bacca put the hosts ahead inside 44 seconds at El Madrigal.And Gerrard felt his men lacked the confidence to really mix it with the LaLiga big guns durin...Full Story »

Villarreal 2 - 2 Glasgow Rangers: Rangers fight back twice to earn a point against Villarreal

Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 by PA24 hits

Kyle Lafferty’s first ever European goal handed Rangers a hugely impressive 2-2 draw in their Europa League opener with Villarreal.Steven Gerrard’s team were hoping to become the first Ibrox side to triumph away from home against Spanish opposition as they made their group-stage return after eight years in the UEFA wilderness.They did not quite manage that but did deliver a display o...Full Story »

Aston Villa vs Sheffield Wed - No worries for Steve Bruce as he racks up milestone

Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 by PA25 hits

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce has no new problems as he prepares to take charge of his 100th game for the club against Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.Villa emerged unscathed from a relatively routine 2-0 home win against Rotherham in midweek, when new boys Tammy Abraham and Yannick Bolasie were both on the scoresheet.Midfielder Mile Jedinak and defender Axel Tuanzebe are vying for recalls to the...Full Story »

Bruce backs Villa to kick on after ending winless run with Rotherham victory

Posted Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by PA12 hits

A smiling Steve Bruce expressed his delight with Aston Villa’s 2-0 Championship home win over Rotherham United which took the Midlands club into sixth spot.Villa had failed to win any of their previous six games and the victory over Rotherham was a huge relief.It was Bruce’s 99th game in charge and he is confident that Villa can now kick-on and is predicting another strong promotion ...Full Story »

Villa get back to winning ways

Posted Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by PA13 hits

Aston Villa marked manager Steve Bruce’s 99th game in charge with their first win in seven games, a 2-0 Championship home success over Rotherham.Tammy Abraham put Villa ahead with a 27th-minute goal on his home debut but they had to wait until the 83rd minute before Yannick Bolasie killed the game off.Unfortunately for a battling Rotherham side, who have given a good account of themselves ...Full Story »

Aston Villa vs Rotherham United - Birkir Bjarnason could return for Villa

Posted Tuesday, September 18, 2018 by PA27 hits

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce must decide whether to recall midfielder Birkir Bjarnason for the home game against Rotherham.Iceland international Bjarnason was left out of the squad altogether for Saturday’s draw at Blackburn, but is hoping to feature.Bruce has no new injury or suspension worries as his side chase their first league win in six matches.Striker Scott Hogan is still ...Full Story »

Conor Hourihane’s late free-kick earns Aston Villa a point at Blackburn

Posted Sunday, September 16, 2018 by PA14 hits

A stoppage-time equaliser from substitute Conor Hourihane earned Aston Villa a dramatic 1-1 draw against Blackburn at Ewood Park.Bradley Dack’s elegant 76th-minute flick looked to have settled proceedings on his 50th appearance for the club, but Villa got their rewards in the third minute of added time through Hourihane’s precise free-kick from 25 yards.It was just about the right re...Full Story »

Wilder likes what he sees as Blades cut Villa apart

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by PA2 hits

Chris Wilder described Sheffield United’s devastating first-half performance as one of the best his team has produced after they demolished Aston Villa 4-1 at Bramall Lane.Goals by Jack O’Connell, Oliver Norwood, Mark Duffy and Billy Sharp saw the Blades claim their fourth consecutive win to go third in the Sky  Bet Championship.Anwar El Ghazi scored a consolation for Villa, who...Full Story »

Rampant Blades cut sorry Villa to ribbons

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by PA5 hits

Sheffield United demolished sorry Aston Villa as a devastating first-half performance set them on their way to a fourth successive victory. Goals by Jack O’Connell, Oliver Norwood, Mark Duffy and Billy Sharp earned Chris Wilder’s rampant team a 4-1 Championship win at Bramall Lane.The Blades took a sixth-minute lead when O’Connell headed home Norwood’s free-kick on his 10...Full Story »

Sheffield United vs Aston Villa - Leon Clarke an injury doubt

Posted Friday, August 31, 2018 by PA45 hits

Sheffield United striker Leon Clarke is an injury doubt for the home game against Aston Villa.Clarke will be assessed after being forced out of last week’s win at Bolton due to a knock and replaced by David McGoldrick.Key midfielder Paul Coutts is hoping to edge closer to his return to first team action with a run out in a friendly against Sheffield FC next week after breaking his leg last...Full Story »

Substitute goalkeeper Campbell saves last gasp Villa penalty as Burton go through

Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by PA15 hits

Debutant substitute goalkeeper Harry Campbell saved a last-ditch Albert Adomah penalty as Burton progressed to the third round of the Carabao Cup with a 1-0 win over Championship side Aston Villa.Liam Boyce broke the deadlock with a confident finish in the 52nd minute. The Villa defence was conspicuous by its absence when Scott Fraser slotted the ball through for the Irishman to poke home with t...Full Story »

Injury woes start to ease for Burton ahead of Villa cup clash

Posted Monday, August 27, 2018 by PA24 hits

Burton’s injury list is starting to ease ahead of the Carabao Cup second-round visit of Aston Villa.Joe Sbarra (ankle) and Damien McCrory (hamstring) remain out for Nigel Clough’s Brewers.New signing Stephen Quinn could make his full debut while Jamie Allen is banned after being sent off in Saturday’s 3-1 defeat at Oxford.Burton are seeking their first ever win over Villa havin...Full Story »

Baldock makes Villa pay penalty

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA15 hits

Sam Baldock converted a dramatic stoppage-time penalty to salvage a 1-1 Championship draw for Reading at Aston Villa.The Royals had been over-run for long periods and it appeared as if they were heading for their 11th defeat in 12 visits to Villa Park.Ahmed Elmohamady had given Villa a 51st-minute lead only for Reading to claw their way back into the game at the death.Skipper James Chester broug...Full Story »

El Ghazi in line for Villa debut against Reading

Posted Friday, August 24, 2018 by PA42 hits

Aston Villa could hand a debut to new signing Anwar El Ghazi against Reading.The winger has signed on loan from Lille to bolster Steve Bruce’s squad while the Villa boss is also hoping to complete the loan signing of Yannick Bolasie from Everton.Keinan Davis and Scott Hogan (both groin) remain out for Villa which had left them struggling for numbers up front.Glenn Whelan will be hoping to ...Full Story »

Last-gasp Kodjia header rescues draw for Aston Villa against Brentford

Posted Thursday, August 23, 2018 by PA20 hits

Jonathan Kodjia rescued a last-gasp point for Aston Villa as they grabbed a 2-2 draw against Brentford.Neal Maupay’s brace looked to have given the Bees their first ever victory at Villa Park.But Kodjia’s injury-time header – virtually the last touch of the game – earned Villa the draw they deserved in the Sky Bet Championship.The hosts dominated and will be incensed Maup...Full Story »

Aston Villa vs Brentford - No new injury issues for Villa boss Bruce ahead of Brentford visit

Posted Tuesday, August 21, 2018 by PA43 hits

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce is expected to make few changes to his first-choice line-up for the visit of Brentford. Midfielder Keinan Davis and forward Scott Hogan remain out with groin problems. Midfielder Callum O’Hare (knee) is nearing a return having played 45 minutes against Manchester United under-23s last week. Villa dropped points for the first time this season in last Saturd...Full Story »

DFB-Pokal round-up: Robert Lewandowski saves Bayern Munich at fourth-tier village team

Posted Sunday, August 19, 2018 by Skysports.com56 hits

Robert Lewandowski scored Bayern Munich's winner in the 82nd minute against fourth-tier Drochtersen/Assel Bayern Munich needed a late Robert Lewandowski goal on Saturday to secure a 1-0 German Cup win over Drochtersen/Assel, a fourth-division village side who had described the occasion as their "game of the century". In the shock of the day, holders Eintracht Frankfurt, who beat Bayern 3-1 in ...Full Story »

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