# Aston Villa

Last week
12th March 2023 - 18th March 2023
# Premier League
Miguel Almiron ends Newcastle’s winless run with victory over Wolves
Elsewhere struggling West Ham out of relegation zone after draw with Aston Villa
This year
# Transfer
Colombia striker to join Aston Villa in €16m deal
Jhon Durán will join the club from MLS side Chicago Fire.
# Report
Aston Villa's resurgence continues as they punish luckless Leeds
Leon Bailey and Emi Buendia struck early in either half as they bounced back from a shock FA Cup exit to League Two Stevenage last weekend.
# error
Villa punish Lloris mistake to shock Spurs
Fifth placed Tottenham have failed to win both of their matches since the World Cup break.
Last year
# Boost
Salah and Van Dijk on the double to get Liverpool back in the groove
Jurgen Klopp’s side beat Aston Villa 3-1 to move within five points of the Champions League spots.
# Going Well
Katie McCabe on target in convincing Arsenal victory
The Irish international helped the Gunners overcome Aston Villa.
# Setback
'It doesn't look positive' - Chelsea forward suffers knee injury in friendly
Armando Broja screamed out in pain before being taken off on a stretcher.
# Potential
Praise for 18-year-old Man United starlet after exciting cameo
Erik ten Hag has also told Alejandro Garnacho he must keep working.
# Upset
Aston Villa stun sub-par Man United
It was a tough day at the office for Erik ten Hag, while it was a perfect start for Unai Emery.
# Changes
Ex-Barcelona boss replaces Emery at Villarreal
Quique Setien has not worked since the Catalan giants sacked him in August 2020
# tough night
Steven Gerrard sacked as Aston Villa manager following defeat to Fulham
Villa confirmed the news after the club were beaten 3-0 in London this evening.
# Pressure
'I am doing everything I can around the clock, every minute of every day' - Gerrard
The former Liverpool and England captain’s position at Villa Park came under scrutiny after a poor start to the season.
# getting better
With the help of a Man United legend, Ireland U21 starlet Wright enjoying new lease of life
The winger has adapted well after joining Mark Hughes’ Bradford.
# empathy
Steven Gerrard reveals Prince of Wales sent him message of support
William is preparing for his grandmother’s funeral on Monday.
# Premier League
Jacob Ramsey goal eases pressure on Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard
The midfielder’s first goal of the season lifted Villa to 13th.
# Unimpressed
It’s a complete accident – Steven Gerrard laments VAR decision
Meanwhile, Eagles boss Patrick Vieira hailed ‘one of the best’ performances of his tenure.
# Frustration
Steven Gerrard bemoans ‘glaringly obvious’ Aston Villa errors
Jefferson Lerma and Kieffer Moore earned Bournemouth a deserved victory at the Vitality Stadium.
# Signed Up
Chelsea agree deal to sign highly-rated teenager from Aston Villa
Carney Chukwuemeka refused to sign an extension to his Villa Park contract which was due to expire next summer.
# not impressed
Erik ten Hag warns Manchester United’s players over ‘unacceptable’ drop in focus
The Red Devils blew a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Aston Villa in their final match of a pre-season tour of Australia and Thailand.
# Transfer News
Aston Villa sign experienced Sweden international on a permanent deal
Robin Olsen has joined from Roma for an undisclosed fee.
# Pastures new
Boost for Aston Villa as highly rated Sevilla defender signs on 4-year deal
Diego Carlos is the club’s third recent signing, after Philippe Coutinho and Boubacar Kamara.
Manchester City’s plan was to go 2-0 down, jokes Pep Guardiola
The Etihad outfit scored three goals in six minutes to beat Aston Villa 3-2 on Sunday
# Signing
Marseille midfielder Boubacar Kamara joins Aston Villa
The 22-year-old signed a five-year deal.
# Winning
Despair for Liverpool as Man City complete remarkable comeback to be crowned Premier League champions
A dramatic final day saw no shortage of twists and turns.
# illness
Former Man United defender Gibson has dementia
‘I’m not going to go down without a fight,’ he told the Daily Mail.
# Transfer News
Aston Villa seal €20 million permanent deal for Barcelona's Coutinho
The Brazilian has impressed since arriving on loan in January.
# Growth
'The treatment of the team is a lot better. The FAI back us now'
Ruesha Littlejohn on the changes she has witnessed in the international setup since her debut in 2012.
# Keeping The Faith
Tyreik Wright: 'I haven't been home to Cork in 2 years'
Ireland U21 international Tyreik Wright on the challenges of being a professional footballer.
# Euro Vision
Bukayo Saka’s first-half strike earns Arsenal valuable victory at Aston Villa
Saka scored the only goal in the 30th minute at Villa Park.
# Reaction
Gerrard takes responsibility as Aston Villa star booked after showing Ukraine-related shirt message
Matty Cash revealed the words ‘stay strong”’ in reference to his Poland team-mate.
# Big Money
Brendan Rodgers says Leicester star is worth 'much more' than £50million
Wilfred Ndidi has been linked with Aston Villa of late.
# bad behaviour
Crowd incident mars Aston Villa win over Everton
Lucas Digne and Matty Cash were struck by a bottle while celebrating Emi Buendia’s goal on the brink of half-time.
# The Return
'I missed the Premier League,' says Coutinho, after unforgettable debut
The Brazilian latched onto Jacob Ramsey’s low cross with a cool finish from close-range to cap Villa’s fightback.
# Out of favour
Martial did not want to be in Man United squad - Rangnick
The Frenchman has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford this month.
# instant impact
Dream debut for Coutinho as Villa comeback to hold Man United
Two goals from Bruno Fernandes had put the Red Devils in the driving seat.
# latest acquisition
Gerrard 'excited' by Digne's arrival at Aston Villa as El Ghazi heads to Everton
Aston Villa have completed their second signing of the January window, while the Toffees make their third this month.
# Nearly there
Everton full-back Digne set for Villa medical as €30m fee is agreed
Steven Gerrard is close to adding the French international to his squad, having already secured a loan deal for Philippe Coutinho.
# Breakdown
Tactics Board: Rashford and Greenwood fail to capitalise as Rangnick restores width
Man United came away with a 1-0 victory over Aston Villa in the FA Cup last night, but they were fortunate to do so.
# the magician
Coutinho set to be reunited with Gerrard as Barcelona and Aston Villa agree loan deal
The Brazilian attacking midfielder will travel to Birmingham to complete a medical in the next 48 hours.
# Great Dane
Late drama in London as Gerrard returns to see Villa beaten by Brentford
Mads Roerslev’s first professional goal secured all three points for the Bees this afternoon.