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#Aston Villa

From The42 Newly-promoted Aston Villa release striker Ross McCormack a year early Fruitless Stint

Newly-promoted Aston Villa release striker Ross McCormack a year early

Scotland’s Ross McCormack is a free agent after Villa ended his contract.

From The42 Ireland midfielder Glenn Whelan released by Aston Villa following Premier League promotion Moving On

Ireland midfielder Glenn Whelan released by Aston Villa following Premier League promotion

The Dubliner made 38 appearances for Aston Villa last season but has not had his contract renewed.

From The42 Lampard cools heightening Chelsea links after Derby's heartbreaking play-off defeat Speculation

Lampard cools heightening Chelsea links after Derby's heartbreaking play-off defeat

The Blues legend dismissed speculation surrounding a potential return and insisted he ‘loves’ his role as Derby County manager.

From The42 'Potential is massive,' says Villa boss Smith after sealing Premier League return Promotion Party

'Potential is massive,' says Villa boss Smith after sealing Premier League return

‘If someone had told me at the beginning of February that I’d be standing here as a Premier League manager, I’d have said ‘you’re crackers’.’

From The42 As it happened: Aston Villa v Derby County, Championship play-off final Liveblog

As it happened: Aston Villa v Derby County, Championship play-off final

Follow our minute-by-minute coverage of the richest game in football at Wembley.

From The42 Terry will manage Chelsea before Lampard does, says Blues legend

Terry will manage Chelsea before Lampard does, says Blues legend

Dennis Wise is ‘sure’ the former team-mates both want to become club manager and thinks Terry might get there first.

From The42 Villa were working on penalties for four weeks before last night's play-off win, Smith says Practice Makes...

Villa were working on penalties for four weeks before last night's play-off win, Smith says

His side netted four of their five penalties against West Brom to secure their place in the final on 27 May.

From The42 Wembley date for Ireland duo Hourihane and Whelan after Villa beat West Brom on penalties Penalties

Wembley date for Ireland duo Hourihane and Whelan after Villa beat West Brom on penalties

Aston Villa overcame the Baggies on spot-kicks at the Hawthorns on Tuesday night.

From The42 'We’ve got quality like Conor coming off the bench. He speaks for himself with his goal' CORK PRIDE

'We’ve got quality like Conor coming off the bench. He speaks for himself with his goal'

Conor Hourihane and Jack Grealish were instrumental as Aston Villa came from behind to beat West Brom.

From The42 Conor Hourihane screamer helps Aston Villa come from behind in thrilling Championship play-off first leg Thriller This post contains videos

Conor Hourihane screamer helps Aston Villa come from behind in thrilling Championship play-off first leg

The Cork native equalised with a well-taken finish from outside the box at Villa Park on Saturday.

From The42 Leeds' Bamford charged by FA for deception of referee as Villa's El Ghazi has red card rescinded Reversal

Leeds' Bamford charged by FA for deception of referee as Villa's El Ghazi has red card rescinded

Irish midfielder Conor Hourihane has also been cleared of any wrongdoing at Elland Road.

From The42 Stoke hold Norwich to clip Canaries' wings and Leeds lose as Aston Villa hit record 10 wins-in-a-row Wrap

Stoke hold Norwich to clip Canaries' wings and Leeds lose as Aston Villa hit record 10 wins-in-a-row

A busy Bank Holiday Monday with a full programme of Championship fixtures.

From The42 Watch: Jack Grealish scores a stunner as Aston Villa stretch winning run to 7 matches Grealish

Watch: Jack Grealish scores a stunner as Aston Villa stretch winning run to 7 matches

The Villa captain’s goal was his first since the Second City derby against Birmingham

From The42 'Ban him for life': Arsenal pitch invader arrested just hours after separate Jack Grealish attack Pitch Invader This post contains videos

'Ban him for life': Arsenal pitch invader arrested just hours after separate Jack Grealish attack

The incident came just hours after a Birmingham fan ran onto the field to hit Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish.

From The42 Jack Grealish scores winner in Second City derby after being attacked by Birmingham supporter Derby Days This post contains videos

Jack Grealish scores winner in Second City derby after being attacked by Birmingham supporter

The 23-year-old was attacked by a supporter at St Andrew’s but slotted in a low effort to snatch all three points in the second half.

From The42 Disgraceful scenes in Second City derby as fan invades pitch and assaults Grealish from behind Blindsided This post contains videos

Disgraceful scenes in Second City derby as fan invades pitch and assaults Grealish from behind

West Midlands police have arrested the man in question.

From The42 'You have to show character and mental strength' - Hourihane silences Villa jeers Conor's Pass

'You have to show character and mental strength' - Hourihane silences Villa jeers

The Republic of Ireland midfielder scored twice in Saturday’s victory against Derby County.

From The42 It's 20 years to the day since a Premier League club last selected an all-English XI Homegrown

It's 20 years to the day since a Premier League club last selected an all-English XI

Aston Villa fielded an all-English side against Coventry City in 1999, and it hasn’t happened since.

From The42 Villa complete incredible comeback as Sheffield United blow chance to go top Blades Blunder

Villa complete incredible comeback as Sheffield United blow chance to go top

The home side snatched a draw by scoring three times in the final 12 minutes of the Championship fixture.

From The42 Young Irish midfielder leaves Aston Villa for League Two loan switch Opportunity

Young Irish midfielder leaves Aston Villa for League Two loan switch

Cavan native Jake Doyle-Hayes will spend the rest of the season with Cambridge United.

From The42 Irish striker Scott Hogan ends disappointing spell at Aston Villa Hogone

Irish striker Scott Hogan ends disappointing spell at Aston Villa

The Irish international has joined Sheffield United on loan.

From The42 17-year-old Irish midfielder makes Preston debut in draw with Aston Villa Teenage Kicks

17-year-old Irish midfielder makes Preston debut in draw with Aston Villa

Adam O’Reilly came on as a substitute for compatriot Graham Burke in the Championship encounter.

From The42 Hourihane on target for Villa but Leeds cap stunning comeback with 95th-minute winner Thriller

Hourihane on target for Villa but Leeds cap stunning comeback with 95th-minute winner

Marcelo Bielsa’s men came out on top in a dramatic five-goal thriller at Villa Park on Sunday afternoon.

From The42 Glenn Whelan and on-loan Chelsea forward on target as Darren Randolph errors prove costly Review

Glenn Whelan and on-loan Chelsea forward on target as Darren Randolph errors prove costly

Elsewhere, former Dundalk midfielder Richie Towell scored for Rotherham.

From The42 Aston Villa come out on top in pulsating six-goal Second City derby Bragging Rights

Aston Villa come out on top in pulsating six-goal Second City derby

Jonathan Kodjia, Jack Grealish, Tammy Abraham and Alan Hutton all found the back of the net against Birmingham.

From The42 Ireland's Hourihane scores a belter for Villa while Robinson also on target Championship Watch

Ireland's Hourihane scores a belter for Villa while Robinson also on target

Aston Villa and Preston North End both came out on top in their Championship outings.

From The42 Aston Villa back on track after up and down start to life under Smith and JT On The Double This post contains videos

Aston Villa back on track after up and down start to life under Smith and JT

Jack Grealish and James Chester hit the goals as they moved up the table.

From The42 Aston Villa suffer second straight defeat as QPR continue resurgence under Steve McClaren Poor Form

Aston Villa suffer second straight defeat as QPR continue resurgence under Steve McClaren

Pawel Wszolek secured a 1-0 win for QPR in the Championship on Friday night.

From The42 New Villa boss Smith gets off to a winning start, Leeds miss chance to go top Hot Seat

New Villa boss Smith gets off to a winning start, Leeds miss chance to go top

West Brom also failed to regain number one spot in the Championship.

From The42 Former Aston Villa owner Doug Ellis dies aged 94 RIP

Former Aston Villa owner Doug Ellis dies aged 94

The former Villa chairman enjoyed two stints in charge of the club.

From The42 New era! Dean Smith and John Terry team up as Villa announce Bruce's replacement Dream Team

New era! Dean Smith and John Terry team up as Villa announce Bruce's replacement

Aston Villa announced the news tonight.

From The42 Former Chelsea captain John Terry announces his retirement JT

Former Chelsea captain John Terry announces his retirement

John Terry won the Premier League five times in a glittering career with Chelsea, and has now decided to hang up his boots.

From The42 'I can bring a winning mentality back to the club' - Dwight Yorke keen to land Aston Villa job Job Opportunity

'I can bring a winning mentality back to the club' - Dwight Yorke keen to land Aston Villa job

The former Villa striker’s only foray into management was a brief stint as Trinidad and Tobago assistant manager.

From The42 Steve Bruce fuming over 'hugely disrespectful' cabbage incident Fans'n'veg

Steve Bruce fuming over 'hugely disrespectful' cabbage incident

A fan threw the vegetable at the Villa boss before last night’s draw with Preston.

From The42 Whelan misses 97th-minute penalty as under-fire Bruce's Villa draw, Leeds return to winning ways Drama
From The42 Scottish midfielder John McGinn scores a sublime goal-of-the-season contender for Aston Villa Worldie This post contains videos

Scottish midfielder John McGinn scores a sublime goal-of-the-season contender for Aston Villa

The 23-year-old executed a stunning volley to level proceedings against Sheffield Wednesday yesterday.

John Terry reportedly set for shock move to Spartak Moscow after undergoing medical

The 37-year-old is said to have undergone a medical with Spartak officials in Rome.

From The42 'I feel there is unfinished business there' - Terry hints at possible return to Aston Villa Thinking Out Loud

'I feel there is unfinished business there' - Terry hints at possible return to Aston Villa

The former Chelsea legend has hinted that he could return to Villa Park after they missed out on promotion.

From The42 Hourihane and Whelan feature as Villa punish Hull to bag first Championship win of the season Villians

Hourihane and Whelan feature as Villa punish Hull to bag first Championship win of the season

Ahmed El Mohamady shone against his former club as Aston Villa beat Hull in their opening match of the new campaign.

From The42 Villa quash Thierry Henry speculation by showing support for Bruce Fun While It Lasted

Villa quash Thierry Henry speculation by showing support for Bruce

Thierry Henry will not be taking over at Aston Villa after the club’s new investors gave their full support to Steve Bruce.