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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.

From The42 Steve Bruce set to meet Villa owners amid speculation he will be replaced by Thierry Henry New Broom

Steve Bruce set to meet Villa owners amid speculation he will be replaced by Thierry Henry

The former centre back has not yet met the club’s new majority shareholders and it appears they will make an immediate managerial change.

From The42 John Terry leaves Aston Villa after play-off final defeat Former Villain

John Terry leaves Aston Villa after play-off final defeat

The 37-year-old former England captain will be at a new club next season.

From The42 Randolph heroics not enough as Villa reach play-off final On To Wembley

Randolph heroics not enough as Villa reach play-off final

Aston Villa have qualified for the play-off final after a 0-0 semi-final second-leg draw with ‘Boro.

From The42 Advantage Villa in promotion play-off thanks to emphatic Jedinak header Advantage

Advantage Villa in promotion play-off thanks to emphatic Jedinak header

Steve Bruce’s side take a one goal advantage to Villa Park ahead of next week’s second leg.

From The42 'Things were going really well and what killed me looking back was Ron Atkinson got the bullet' The Town

'Things were going really well and what killed me looking back was Ron Atkinson got the bullet'

Alan Kirby talks to The42 about his time at Aston Villa and his fond memories of playing with various League of Ireland teams.

From The42 Hourihane and Whelan the heroes as Aston Villa come out on top in six goal thriller Heroes And Villains This post contains videos

Hourihane and Whelan the heroes as Aston Villa come out on top in six goal thriller

Aston Villa’s march towards promotion continued on Saturday with a 4-2 win away to Sheffield Wednesday.

From The42 Ireland's Conor Hourihane scores a screamer as Villa edge closer to promotion Belter

Ireland's Conor Hourihane scores a screamer as Villa edge closer to promotion

Steve Bruce’s side scored a 2-0 win over Birmingham to move up to second place in the Championship table.

From The42 Three Irish internationals on target as Villa and Preston each bag Championship wins Irish Abroad

Three Irish internationals on target as Villa and Preston each bag Championship wins

Scott Hogan scored his fifth Championship goal in as many appearances, with Alan Browne and Greg Cunningham also on the scoresheet.

From The42 In-form Scott Hogan nets a brace as Villa's winning run continues Great Scott

In-form Scott Hogan nets a brace as Villa's winning run continues

The Republic of Ireland squad member has now scored four times in his last three outings.

From The42 'Hopefully it's just the start of things to come. It's up to me now' Hogan's Stand

'Hopefully it's just the start of things to come. It's up to me now'

Ireland striker Scott Hogan was pleased to end his Championship goal-scoring drought yesterday.

From The42 St Pat's snap up young Villa defender with Premier League experience Setting The Tone

St Pat's snap up young Villa defender with Premier League experience

The news comes after the club confirmed the departure of popular Dutch defender Jordi Balk yesterday.

From The42 Ross McCormack's fruitless spell at Aston Villa has come to an end Gone South

Ross McCormack's fruitless spell at Aston Villa has come to an end

McCormack, 31, has moved to Melbourne in Australia.

From The42 History maker! Gareth Barry has set a Premier League appearance record tonight Out On Top

History maker! Gareth Barry has set a Premier League appearance record tonight

Barry captained West Brom against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

'Bilic said, ‘Where do you want to play, on the left or right?’ I thought, ‘You’ve just signed me...''

Robert Snodgrass’ West Ham dream turned into a nightmare, and he saw it coming from day one.

From The42 Aston Villa boss Bruce hails 'terrific' hat-trick hero Hourihane West Cork Rally

Aston Villa boss Bruce hails 'terrific' hat-trick hero Hourihane

The Irish midfielder scored three times for his side in yesterday’s win against Norwich City.

From The42 Conor Hourihane bagged an incredible hat-trick this evening as Aston Villa downed Norwich Goal Machine

Conor Hourihane bagged an incredible hat-trick this evening as Aston Villa downed Norwich

The 26-year-old has four goals in his last two games in the Championship.

From The42 Fans of Championship favourites Aston Villa got 'carried away' after Terry signing says Bruce Poor Start

Fans of Championship favourites Aston Villa got 'carried away' after Terry signing says Bruce

After one draw in the opening three matches of the Championship, Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce says they can turn their fortunes around.

From The42 Jack Grealish could miss the remainder of 2017 after suffering kidney damage Out Of Action

Jack Grealish could miss the remainder of 2017 after suffering kidney damage

The 21-year-old may face a four month spell on the sidelines after suffering a freak collision with Tom Cleverley.

From The42 New arrival John Terry named Aston Villa captain NEW LEADER

New arrival John Terry named Aston Villa captain

The 36-year-old will lead his new side in their battle for promotion from the Championship and wears the armband for the first time on Saturday.

From The42 Terry hopes to learn off Steve Bruce as he targets return to Chelsea as manager JT

Terry hopes to learn off Steve Bruce as he targets return to Chelsea as manager

The defender yesterday completed a move to Aston Villa.

From The42 Aston Villa chief suspended for asking if bad referees were 'disabled' Punishment

Aston Villa chief suspended for asking if bad referees were 'disabled'

Keith Wyness made the remark on Twitter.

From The42 'There were fans crying on the pitch and crying in your arms, it means so much to them' Aston Villa This post contains videos

'There were fans crying on the pitch and crying in your arms, it means so much to them'

A rejuvenated Enda Stevens is making waves on England’s south coast.

From The42 Former Aston Villa star Ugo Ehiogu dies aged 44 RIP

Former Aston Villa star Ugo Ehiogu dies aged 44

The Tottenham U23 coach collapsed at training yesterday.

From The42 Hourihane hoping to 'kick on' after making international breakthrough The Bandon Star

Hourihane hoping to 'kick on' after making international breakthrough

Remember the name. And pronounce it properly.

From The42 6 game ban for Aston Villa player after barging into assistant referee in Derby County match Paying The Price

6 game ban for Aston Villa player after barging into assistant referee in Derby County match

Villa boss Steve Bruce says they may decide to appeal.

From The42 Conor Hourihane opens his account as Aston Villa secure another vital win Off The Mark This post contains videos

Conor Hourihane opens his account as Aston Villa secure another vital win

The Corkonian came off the bench in a 2-0 victory against Bristol City.

From The42 Steve Bruce gives optimistic injury update on Irish-qualified Scott Hogan Recovery

Steve Bruce gives optimistic injury update on Irish-qualified Scott Hogan

There were fears that Hogan could be out for the season.

From The42 Rafa Benitez's Newcastle moved a step closer to a Premier League return tonight Back On Top

Rafa Benitez's Newcastle moved a step closer to a Premier League return tonight

Newcastle United swiftly to top spot and piled further misery on Aston Villa.

From The42 Coveted Conor Hourihane set for home Villa debut against the club that let him leave for free Rejuvenated

Coveted Conor Hourihane set for home Villa debut against the club that let him leave for free

The Corkman made a £3million move during the transfer window.

From The42 Dropping down the table to join Villa 'a no brainer' for Hourihane Bandon Grammar

Dropping down the table to join Villa 'a no brainer' for Hourihane

The Irish midfielder is now an Aston Villa player after leaving Barnsley yesterday in a £3 million deal.

From The42 Barnsley's farewell video to Conor Hourihane explains exactly why he was in demand Highlights This post contains videos

Barnsley's farewell video to Conor Hourihane explains exactly why he was in demand

The Irish midfielder has left Oakwell for Aston Villa.

From The42 From Barnsley to Birmingham: Villa complete deal for Irish star Hourihane Conor Coup

From Barnsley to Birmingham: Villa complete deal for Irish star Hourihane

The highly-coveted Corkman has been in demand after an impressive Championship season so far.

From The42 Bruce reveals he had a furious bust-up with Ross McCormack on striker's doorstep Villagate

Bruce reveals he had a furious bust-up with Ross McCormack on striker's doorstep

The Scotland international has plenty of work to do to get back in his manager’s good books.

From The42 Aston Villa have chosen Steve Bruce as the man to lead them back to the Premier League I'm The Gaffer

Aston Villa have chosen Steve Bruce as the man to lead them back to the Premier League

Bruce has replaced Roberto Di Matteo at the Championship club.

From The42 Aston Villa investigating Grealish after late night hotel party Here We Go Again

Aston Villa investigating Grealish after late night hotel party

The club’s owner has warned the 21-year-old while Stan Collymore has written him an open letter after the latest reports.

From The42 Promising Irish defender Kevin Toner leaves Aston Villa on loan On The Move

Promising Irish defender Kevin Toner leaves Aston Villa on loan

The Ireland U19 international joins League One side Walsall.

From The42 Petrov rules out return to football Comeback

Petrov rules out return to football

The former Celtic favourite has recovered from leukaemia.

From TheJournal.ie Police officers placed under investigation over death of former Aston Villa striker Dalian Atkinson

Police officers placed under investigation over death of former Aston Villa striker

Dalian Atkinson died on Monday after being tasered.