Aston Villa

Player Focus: Villa Must Be Prepared to Receive Concrete Offers for Vlaar

Ben McAleer | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Sport
Ben McAleer

Villa have won 30.5% of the 59 league matches Vlaar has started since signing in 2012, compared to just 11.8% of the 17 he missed, so it's of great importance Lambert convinces him to remain in the Midlands. That, though, is easier said than done when considering the teams taking an interest in him.

Keano's Back: Irishman To Be Lambert's No.2 At Villa

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Sport

Roy Keane has been named as Aston Villa's assistant manager. The 42-year-old will work alongside Paul Lambert at Villa Park, combining the role wit...

Premier League Fixtures 2014-15 Announced!

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Sport

Manchester United's era under Louis van Gaal will begin at home against Swansea City on the opening day of the 2014-15 Premier League season. Champ...

Work Related Learning: A Model for Inspiring Pupils

Olly MacNamee | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Olly MacNamee

Education needs to think more about what it can offer all their students, but it should be on our terms because if anyone knows their pupils best, it's their teachers. And I have not met many that do not, every single day, try to inspire their pupils.

For Sale: Former European Cup Winners, Now Mediocre

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Sport

Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner has announced the Premier League club is up for sale. The American entrepreneur bought the club from long-time owner...

Premier League Final Day In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK Sport

Manchester City became Barclays Premier League champions for the second time in three years, two points ahead of second-placed Liverpool. Here are ...

Edin For The Title: City One Point Off Securing The Championship

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Sport

Manchester City are one point shy of a second Barclays Premier League title in three years following a 4-0 thrashing of Aston Villa. Edin Džeko, s...

Super Kev Calls It A Day At 40 (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Sport

Kevin Phillips has announced will retire from professional football after his final match on Saturday. The 40-year-old will make one last appearanc...

#FoynotHoy: Sir Chris Abused Again As Chelsea Fans Mistake Him For Ref Chris Foy

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Sport

Six-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy has again received abuse from disgruntled football supporters after Chelsea supporters took to social me...

Foy's 8 Chelsea Red Cards: Which Were Deserved?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Sport

José Mourinho felt aggrieved by Chris Foy's decision to send off Willian - and then himself - during Chelsea's 1-0 defeat at Aston Villa on Saturday,...

The Magic of England's Domestic Cups Is Far From Dead

Jamie Spencer | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Sport
Jamie Spencer

The magic that made the cup special is something that many cynics have said is long gone - lost in the bygone days of Ronnie Radford and Hereford United, Jim Montgomery and Bob Stokoe at Sunderland and Wimbledon's infamous Crazy Gang. For a time, such pessimists were probably right...

From Aston to Athletic: Ronaldo's 7 Red Cards In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Sport

Cristiano Ronaldo's controversial red card at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday night was the seventh of his career, and he can feel aggrieved by a few of the...

WATCH: Ronaldo Sent Off For The Seventh Time As Madrid Drop Points In Bilbao (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Sport

Cristiano Ronaldo was harshly sent off for the seventh time in his career as 10-man Real Madrid were held to a 1-1 draw by Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. ...

Premier League January Transfers 2014 - Ins and Outs

The Huffington Post UK | Edward Tew | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Sport

There's only one more day left of the January transfer window, so catch-up on all the ins and outs with our club by club guide: ...

Hitzlsperger Reaction Shows Acceptance Is on the Horizon

Matthew Smith | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Sport
Matthew Smith

This week, ex-Aston Villa, West Ham and Everton midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger moved from having status as another Premier league also-ran who retired having never truly justified his wage bill, to the rare pantheon of footballers who have had the courage to come out as gay...

'We Could Do Without FA Cup' - Why Are Struggling Clubs So Unambitious?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert says the FA Cup is regarded as such an inconsequential competition top-flight clubs could "do without it". Lambert...

Who's Top Of The Tree Now? Premier League Boxing Day Results (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 26.12.2013 | UK Sport

Arsenal returned to the top of the Premier League tree, for a couple of hours at least, with a 3-1 win against an uninspiring West Ham United. Carl...

Samuel Luckhurst

Aston Villa Vs Manchester United: Will The Villans Party Like It's 1995?

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 13.12.2013 | UK Sport

David Moyes has smashed some unwanted records in his first five months at Manchester United. Before this season, West Brom had not won at Old Trafford...

Arsenal Extend Lead, Everton Hit Four, West Ham Win: Premier League Results (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK Sport

It was 3-0 to the Arsenal, as an Aaron Ramsey double at former club Cardiff and helped extended the Gunners' lead at the top of the Premier League tab...

Sky Sports To Televise Two United Premier League Fixtures In January

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Sport

Manchester United's Barclays Premier League clashes with Swansea City and Chelsea will both be televised live by Sky Sports in January. Swansea wer...

Why Is Crowd Control Still an Issue in the Modern Game?

Crippy Cooke | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK Sport
Crippy Cooke

After a linesman was deliberately hit with a flare during a recent Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur, many feel that not enough is being done to combat such incidents during games. While two men were arrested following the incident, it still highlighted how there is a need for a greater deterrent against potential offenders.

Tottenham To Be Hit By FA Fine After Linesman Hit By Flare (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Sport

Tottenham are expected to receive a hefty fine after a linesman was hit by a flare during their 2-0 Barclays Premier League win at Aston Villa. The...

Aston Villa Vs Tottenham: Premier League Live Blog

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Sport

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Samuel Luckhurst

United's Derby Casualties, Arsenal's Toughest Test & More

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Sport

Like Frankenstein's Monster, the Premier League finally came alive after a number of failed attempts last week and the sixth matchday boasts a number ...

Careful Not To Show Any Cheek

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Sport

As if a 4-0 home defeat wasn't bad enough for Aston Villa, striker Nicklas Helenius literally had his pants pulled down by Tottenham defender Jan Vert...