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STATS: Benteke’s shot on goal for Aston Villa vs Gerrard’s passing for Liverpool

Aston Villa vs Liverpool, Saturday 17:30 Christian Benteke continued where he left off last season with two goals in Villa’s stunning 3-1 win over Arsenal on the opening weekend. Benteke was one of three players to welcome in the new season with a brace, along with Robin van Persie and Danny Welbeck Benteke’s five shots […]

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What are Paul Lambert’s plans for Aston Villa?

Aston Villa fans will be sat with their feet up drinking a fine bottle of red wine after their players fought away relegation in what was a turbulent season for the Midlands club. Their transformation under former Norwich manager Paul Lambert has survived its first test and is now likely to kick on to higher […]

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STATS: McManaman’s shooting for Wigan vs Benteke’s 105 shots for Aston Villa

Wigan v Aston Villa 16:00   – Wigan’s fate was confirmed on Tuesday evening as, just days after their remarkable FA Cup Final triumph over Manchester City, they were beaten 4-1 at the Emirates by Arsenal and relegated to the Championship.   – Wigan look to have unearthed a real gem in Callum McManaman but […]

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STATS: Bennett’s clearances for Aston Villa vs Ba’s shots for Chelsea

Aston Villa v Chelsea, Saturday 12:45   – Aston Villa put five points between themselves and the relegation zone last weekend with a 2-1 victory over Norwich. A brace from Gabriel Agbonlahor secured a vital win for Villa.   – Agbonlahor’s second came from a perfectly weighted through ball from Ashley Westwood.   – Aston […]

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STATS: Bennett’s interceptions for Norwich vs Benteke’s shots for Aston Villa

Norwich v Aston Villa, 15:00    – Norwich remain adrift of mathematical safety after a 1-0 loss to Stoke in their last match.    – Ryan Bennett did his best to prevent that result, making 18 interceptions against Stoke, the joint highest in the last round of games.    – Bennett has now made 36 […]

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STATS: Benteke’s shots on goal for Aston Villa vs Rose’s defensive contributions for Sunderland

Aston Villa v Sunderland   – Despite a much improved second-half performance, Aston Villa were powerless to stop Manchester United in their pursuit of the title as they fell to a 3-0 defeat at Old Trafford.   – Aston Villa are fighting for their Premier League survival and, as have been the story of their […]

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PFA Player of the Year – who would have your vote?

PFA Player of the Year Jack Howes – Bale As a Spurs fan, obviously I am biased when it comes to who I think deserves Player of the Year. I’m as biased as a parent on sports day, or a member of the FIFA committee deciding which country to give a World Cup to who’s […]

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STATS: Evra’s tackling for Manchester United vs N’Zogbia’s assists for Aston Villa

Manchester United v Aston Villa 20:00   – Manchester United came from behind twice to draw 2-2 with West Ham in their midweek game, thanks to goals from Antonio Valencia and Robin van Persie.   – After a long drought by his own high standards Robin van Persie has now scored in his last two […]

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STATS: Lowton’s tackles for Aston Villa vs Berbatov’s shots for Fulham

Aston Vila v Fulham, 15:00   – A contender for goal of the season from Matthew Lowton helped Aston Villa to a 1-3 win over Stoke as Paul Lambert’s side strode towards a desperately needed three points last weekend.   – Matthew Lowton’s wondergoal last weekend certainly showcased his ability in the attacking third but […]

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STATS: Guzan’s saves for Aston Villa vs Townsend’s passing for QPR

Aston Villa v QPR, 15:00   – Villa face another crucial relegation battle on Saturday after last weekend beating Reading 2-1. Christian Benteke and Gabriel Agbonlahor were on target then in what could be a vital result come the end of the season   – Benteke’s goal was his 12th of the season. With 83 […]

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PICTURE: Benteke is out of this world

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In-depth player stats: Aston Villa vs Manchester City

Aston Villa v Man City, 20:00   – Aston Villa fell to a 2-1 defeat against Arsenal in their last game despite an Andreas Weimann goal. That saw Aston Villa drop into the relegation zone.   – Matt Lowton has worked as hard as anyone to help save Villa from the drop. He has played […]

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TOP PLAYER STATS: Arsenal vs Aston Villa

- Ten-man Arsenal secured what could be a valuable win away to Sunderland as they held on for a 0-1 win at the Stadium of Light. A rasping Santi Cazorla shot was enough for Arsene Wenger’s men, as they battled to the end after losing Carl Jenkinson for a second bookable offence.   – Despite […]

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STATS: Aston Villa vs West Ham – Fastest players, hardest workers, most shots

Aston Villa v West Ham 13:30   – Aston Villa featured in a thrilling 3-3 draw against Everton in their last league outing. Two goals from Christian Benteke and one from Gabriel Agbonlahor earnt them a point that will please Villa fans, although the nature of the result coming from being 3-1 up will perhaps […]

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In-depth player stats: Aston Villa vs Newcastle

Aston Villa v Newcastle, 19:45   Aston Villa will be looking to bounce back from a week that saw them knocked out of both the FA Cup and League Cup.  Their last league game was a 2-2 draw with West Brom that saw goals from Christian Benteke, who has been a stand out performer for […]

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In-depth player stats: West Brom vs Aston Villa

West Brom v Aston Villa, Saturday 15:00   –  West Brom threw away 3 points last weekend, as Reading came back from a 0-2 deficit to score 3 goals in the final eight minutes. The Baggies had been in total control for large parts of the match, so Steve Clarke will be looking to seeing his […]

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STATS: Aston Villa vs Southampton

Aston Villa v Southampton, Saturday 15:00   – Aston Villa stemmed a tide of poor results against Swansea last week in a 2-2 draw, but will have left south Wales disappointed not to have claimed all three points after conceding a late equalizer. Villa’s strikers look to be finding their feet again, with Benteke and Weimann […]

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PICTURE: Bradford City player pays tribute to Bermudian footballer after Aston Villa goal

Nahki Wells put Bradford City 1-0 up against Aston Villa in the Capital One Cup with less than 20 minutes played. When celebrating, he lifted his shirt to reveal a message that said “RIP Tumaini Steede”. Steede was a fellow Bermudian footballer, who died in July 2012, after being involved in a serious motorcycle collision. […]

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