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The most-used substitutes in Premier League history revealed

6 Nov

Peter Crouch scored his third Premier League goal of the season on Saturday, netting the fourth goal in Stoke’s 2-2 draw with Leicester. The former England forward has proven to be one of the Potters’ most consistent attacking players this term, despite the fact he has not started a single league game all season! All […]

Championship round-up: Aston Villa slump to defeat while Sheffield United keep pace at top

5 Nov

Aston Villa 1-2 Sheffield Wednesday Sheffield Wednesday tore up the form book to claim a shock 2-1 Championship win over Aston Villa and record only their second away victory of the season. Adam Reach set the visitors on their way with the opening goal after only 19 seconds and fellow former Middlesbrough man Jordan Rhodes […]

Steve Bruce tells talkSPORT he is delighted Aston Villa are meeting expectations

2 Nov

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce feels his side are beginning to meet the standards that are expected of the Midlands club. Villa moved into fifth place in the Championship on Wednesday night after beating Preston North End 2-0 at Deepdale – stretching their unbeaten run to 12 games. And after a start which coincided with […]

Preston North End 0-2 Aston Villa: In-form Villa move up to fifth in Championship table

2 Nov

Aston Villa moved up to fifth in the Championship table with a comfortable 2-0 win over Preston. First-half goals from James Chester and Robert Snodgrass earned Steve Bruce his first managerial victory at Deepdale and means Villa have won six of their last eight league games. Preston remain 10th having lost their last three league […]

Birmingham City v Aston Villa result: Rivals draw 0-0 at St Andrew’s

1 Nov

Birmingham and Aston Villa fought out a goalless draw in the Championship derby at St Andrew’s. With Villa chasing promotion and Birmingham battling to pull away from the relegation zone, there was a lot more than local pride at stake. The arch-rivals both had excellent chances to win the game, Jota wasting Birmingham’s best opportunity […]

Birmingham City v Aston Villa result: Rivals draw 0-0 at St Andrew’s

1 Nov

Birmingham and Aston Villa fought out a goalless draw in the Championship derby at St Andrew’s. With Villa chasing promotion and Birmingham battling to pull away from the relegation zone, there was a lot more than local pride at stake. The arch-rivals both had excellent chances to win the game, Jota wasting Birmingham’s best opportunity […]

Birmingham City v Aston Villa result: Rivals draw 0-0 at St Andrew’s

31 Oct

Birmingham and Aston Villa fought out a goalless draw in the Championship derby at St Andrew’s. With Villa chasing promotion and Birmingham battling to pull away from the relegation zone, there was a lot more than local pride at stake. The arch-rivals both had excellent chances to win the game, Jota wasting Birmingham’s best opportunity […]

Birmingham City v Aston Villa result: Rivals draw 0-0 at St Andrew’s

31 Oct

Birmingham and Aston Villa fought out a goalless draw in the Championship derby at St Andrew’s. With Villa chasing promotion and Birmingham battling to pull away from the relegation zone, there was a lot more than local pride at stake. The arch-rivals both had excellent chances to win the game, Jota wasting Birmingham’s best opportunity […]

Birmingham City v Aston Villa result: Rivals draw 0-0 at St Andrew’s

30 Oct

Birmingham and Aston Villa fought out a goalless draw in the Championship derby at St Andrew’s. With Villa chasing promotion and Birmingham battling to pull away from the relegation zone, there was a lot more than local pride at stake. The arch-rivals both had excellent chances to win the game, Jota wasting Birmingham’s best opportunity […]

Birmingham City v Aston Villa result: Rivals draw 0-0 at St Andrew’s

30 Oct

Birmingham and Aston Villa fought out a goalless draw in the Championship derby at St Andrew’s. With Villa chasing promotion and Birmingham battling to pull away from the relegation zone, there was a lot more than local pride at stake. The arch-rivals both had excellent chances to win the game, Jota wasting Birmingham’s best opportunity […]