Aston Villa F.C.
Association football club in England
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Aston Villa Football Club is an English professional football club based in Aston, Birmingham. The club competes in the Premier League, the top tier of the English football league system. Founded in 1874, they have played at their home ground, Villa Park, since 1897. Aston Villa were one of the founder members of the Football League in 1888 and of the Premier League in 1992. Villa are one of the five English clubs to have won the European Cup, in 1981–82. They have also won the Football League First Division seven times, the FA Cup seven times, the League Cup five times, and the European (UEFA) Super Cup once.
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England: Jack Grealish more confident since Manchester City move - Gareth SouthgateEngland manager Gareth Southgate says he has noticed improvements in Jack Grealish since his summer move from Aston Villa to Manchester City
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Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Aston Villa: Nuno Espirito Santo 'thankful' for home supportTottenham boss Nuno Espirito Santo says he is "very thankful" for the support given to him and his side as Spurs ended a run of three straight league defeats with victory over Aston Villa.
Tottenham 2-1 Aston Villa: Hojbjerg finish and Targett own goal give Spurs much-needed winTottenham produce their best league display since the opening-game win over Manchester City to end a run of three straight league defeats with victory over a stubborn Aston Villa.
WSL: Highlights: Arsenal dominate Aston Villa with late quick-fire goalsTwo goals from Arsenal captain Kim Little and a 40-yard lob from Katie McCabe help the Gunners ease past Aston Villa in the Women's Super League.
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Man Utd 0-1 Aston Villa: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer frustrated by 'clear offside' for Villans winnerManchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says there was a "clear offside" in the build up to Kortney Hause's goal in Aston Villa's 1-0 win at Old Trafford.
Manchester United 0-1 Aston Villa: Bruno Fernandes misses late penalty as Villa win at Old Trafford for first time in 12 yearsBruno Fernandes misses a 93rd-minute penalty as Aston Villa win at Old Trafford for the first time in 12 years in a thrilling match.
Chelsea 1-1 Aston Villa (4-3 on pens): Blues win shootout to reach Carabao Cup last 16Reece James scores the winning penalty in a shootout as Chelsea reach the last 16 of the Carabao Cup at Aston Villa's expense.
Aston Villa 3-0 Everton: Dean Smith says his side played 'really good football' in Everton winAston Villa head coach Dean Smith says his side played "really good football" in their 3-0 victory over Everton in the Premier League.
Aston Villa 3-0 Everton: Toffees' unbeaten run comes to an end at Villa ParkAston Villa score three second-half goals in a brilliant display which saw Everton's unbeaten run ended at Villa Park.
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West Ham United Women 1-1 Aston Villa Women: Remi Allen rescues point for visitorsRemi Allen's late equaliser earns Aston Villa a point at West Ham in the Women's Super League.
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Brazil v Argentina controversy will make clubs 'nervous' to release players says Aston Villa CEOAston Villa chief executive Christian Purslow says the controversy surrounding Brazil and Argentina's World Cup qualifier will make clubs "incredibly nervous" about releasing their players in future.
Aston Villa 2-1 Leicester City: Villa battle back to beat FoxesHighlights as Remi Allen's goal against her former side saw Aston Villa beat Leicester City 2-1 on the opening weekend of the 2021-22 WSL season.
Aston Villa 2-1 Leicester City: Remi Allen gives Villa victoryRemi Allen marks her Aston Villa debut by scoring the winner against former club Leicester City in an absorbing WSL game.
Aston Villa 1-1 Brentford: Emiliano Buendia shows signs of post Jack Grealish futureEmiliano Buendia scores first Aston Villa goal and "shows glimpses" of the club's future post Jack Grealish.
Carabao Cup: Barrow 0-6 Aston Villa - Cameron Archer hits hat-trick as Villa cruise into third roundTeenager Cameron Archer scores a hat-trick as Aston Villa ease into the third round of the Carabao Cup by thrashing Barrow.
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Match of the Day analysis: How Danny Ings scored his 'fabulous' bicycle kick for Aston VillaMatch of the Day's Gary Lineker, Jermaine Jenas and Danny Murphy analyse Danny Ings' "fabulous" bicycle kick for Aston Villa in their 2-0 win over Newcastle United.
Aston Villa 2-0 Newcastle United: Magnificent Danny Ings' strike helps down MagpiesDanny Ings scores a superb acrobatic volley on his Aston Villa home debut as they beat Newcastle to bounce back from defeat at Watford.
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Jack Grealish: Manchester City midfielder says he 'teared up' in Aston Villa exitJack Grealish says his departure from Aston Villa for Manchester City was as emotional as Lionel Messi's final Barcelona press conference and that he "teared up" as he left the team.
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Jack Grealish: Man City sign England midfielder from Aston Villa for £100mEngland midfielder Jack Grealish joins Manchester City from Aston Villa for a British record transfer fee of £100m.
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Leon Bailey: Aston Villa sign Jamaica winger from Bayer LeverkusenAston Villa sign winger Leon Bailey from Bayer Leverkusen on a contract until 2025.
Jack Grealish: Manchester City make £100m bid for Aston Villa and England midfielderManchester City hope to complete a quick transfer after lodging a club-record £100m bid for Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish.
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Dean Smith: Aston Villa boss misses pre-season match as he isolates with familyAston Villa boss Dean Smith is forced to miss the club's first pre-season match of the season as he isolates with his family.
Copa America: Aston Villa keeper Emiliano Martinez saves three penalties for ArgentinaAston Villa keeper Emiliano Martinez saves three spot-kiccks in the penalty shoot-out to send Argentina to the final of the Copa America, where they will meet Brazil.
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Aston Villa 2-1 Chelsea: Blues lose but seal top-four finishChelsea secure a place in next season's Champions League despite losing to Aston Villa, Thomas Tuchel's side sealing a top-four place ahead of Leicester City.
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Spurs 1-2 Aston Villa: Ryan Mason 'bitterly disappointed' after Villa defeatTottenham Hotspur interim head coach Ryan Mason says he is "bitterly disappointed" after his side’s 2-1 defeat to Aston Villa and says Spurs "gave them two goals".
Tottenham Hotspur 1-2 Aston Villa: Spurs' European hopes dentedTottenham Hotspur's hopes of securing European football will be decided on the Premier League's final day after Aston Villa came from behind to win.