Aston Villa Transfers

The Latest Aston Villa FC Transfer News, Stories and Updates have been added below for 2017 – 2018

  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 23:01:47 +0000: Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish opens his account in win over Bolton - Aston Villa | The Guardian

    Jack Grealish scored his first goal of the season to pave the way for Aston Villa’s win over Championship strugglers Bolton.

    Grealish, who is on Gareth Southgate’s England radar, took the honours as Villa moved back into the top half following consecutive defeats. The 23-year-old scored in the fourth minute and laid on the free-kick from which captain James Chester doubled the home side’s lead in the 58th minute. However, Bolton’s worries continue - they have picked up one point from their last six matches.

    Related: Football League: Roofe hands Leeds equaliser as Sheffield United go top

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  • Mon, 29 Oct 2018 13:26:32 +0000: When Ian Rush and Tony Woodcock scored five goals on the same day - Aston Villa | The Guardian

    On this day 35 years ago, Rush and Woodcock hit five league goals – a feat not matched until Andy Cole faced Ipswich in 1995

    By Steven Pye for That 1980s Sports Blog

    If David Coleman was right, and goals really do pay the rent, there would have been plenty of happy landlords on 29 October 1983. Up and down the country, defences dozed, forwards frolicked and nets bulged, as the 44 league games in the top four divisions produced 135 goals. Two men in particular grabbed the headlines. Ian Rush and Tony Woodcock both faced late fitness tests before their matches. By Saturday evening, Les Sealey and Nigel Spink must have wished they had failed them.

    First to Anfield. Luton Town arrived in Liverpool in a positive frame of mind. Fourth in the table after three straight wins in the league, the Hatters were at least talking a good game before they faced the champions. “We are out to show we are no flash in the pan team and good enough to rub shoulders with the elite,” said Luton defender Paul Elliott. He and his teammates would soon find out just how good the elite were.

    Related: When Gary Lineker scored four goals to help England win 4-2 in Spain

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  • Fri, 26 Oct 2018 20:43:47 +0000: QPR’s Pawel Wszolek gives Aston Villa a lesson in the art of finishing - Aston Villa | The Guardian

    Pawel Wszolek stretched QPR’s unbeaten run to five games with the only goal that left Dean Smith’s record since taking charge at Aston Villa reading one win and two defeats.

    After losing their first four games, including a 7-1 defeat at West Brom, it has been quite a turnaround for Steve McClaren’s side. They scored when Villa failed to deal with a simple long ball from Geoff Cameron, allowing Wszolek to get a clear run at goal. He latched on to the bouncing ball and fired it in off the bar.

    Related: Ipswich appoint former Norwich manager Paul Lambert

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  • Sat, 20 Oct 2018 16:12:20 +0000: Tammy Abraham’s goal gives Aston Villa’s Dean Smith the perfect start - Aston Villa | The Guardian

    It was not without a jittery finish but for Dean Smith, a boyhood Aston Villa supporter, this was an occasion worth waiting for. In the end, a first-half header by Tammy Abraham, relegated with Swansea City last season, proved the difference as Smith celebrated victory in his first game in charge and Villa their first win in five matches, reinvigorating the promotion push their fans so crave.

    Not so long ago, the former Brentford manager was one of them. Smith’s father, Ron, would show Sir Doug Ellis to his seat during 25 years working as a steward here, while he and his brother, Dave, would wipe clean the terraces in exchange for a pie and passage into the Holte End.

    Related: Football League: Leeds continue to slip, Macclesfield avoid unwanted history

    Related: Dean Smith says John Terry will be an asset not a threat at Aston Villa

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  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:20:00 +0000: Mark Walters: ‘It wasn’t just fruit – people threw darts and a pig’s leg’ - Aston Villa | The Guardian
    The former England winger discusses the racism he faced when he joined Rangers and why having ‘all the badges and every award going’ never landed him a top coaching job

    Mark Walters cannot help smiling about the time Mo Johnston, his then teammate, received a bullet in the post. “I said: ‘Mo, you’ve taken the pressure right off me!” he recalls of the death threat sent to Johnston after the striker, a Catholic and former Celtic hero, joined Rangers in 1989. “We had a good laugh about it,” says Walters. “I had all sorts thrown at me – bananas, darts, a pig’s leg – and I had letters from the Ku Klux Klan telling me where I should go and what I should be doing with myself. But I never got a bullet! Unless you’ve been in a professionals’ dressing room, it’s hard to explain the humour.”

    Laughing off or blocking out hatred had been Walters’ modus operandi since long before he joined Rangers in 1987, when he became the only black player in the Scottish Premier League. He encountered abuse that may seem almost unbelievable today but says it was, in one respect only, easy to ignore because racism is boring and paying attention to it would not have helped him to fulfil his ambition of becoming a successful footballer. He achieved that, playing for his hometown club Aston Villa before winning three Scottish titles with Rangers, a cap for England and the FA Cup with Liverpool.

    Related: Paul Gascoigne hits back at Scottish FA over Hall of Fame snub

    My upbringing was to work twice as hard to achieve something if you have to. Stick it out.

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  • Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:01:06 +0000: Villa wait on Terry contract offer - Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Aston Villa | BBC
    Aston Villa do not expect immediate progress in their bid to sign John Terry after making him a lucrative contract offer.
  • Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:00:34 +0000: Championship fixtures in full - Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Aston Villa | BBC
    Find out your team's fixtures in the Championship during the 2017-18 season.
  • Fri, 16 Jun 2017 13:19:02 +0000: Sunderland to play Bury in EFL Cup - Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Aston Villa | BBC
    Sunderland will travel to Bury in the EFL Cup first round following their relegation from the Premier League.
  • Fri, 02 Jun 2017 11:26:51 +0000: Villa chief executive Wyness suspended - Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Aston Villa | BBC
    Aston Villa chief executive Keith Wyness is suspended from football activity for three weeks for social media misconduct.
  • Thu, 18 May 2017 12:51:32 +0000: CEO Wyness dismisses Villa budget fears - Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Aston Villa | BBC
    Aston Villa chief executive Keith Wyness is confident of signing transfer targets within manager Steve Bruce's budget.

Aston Villa are now looking to strengthen their squad for the up coming season with a large number of new players touted to be on the clubs radar in the closed season. The club has been boosted lately by the resigning of goalkeeper Brad Guzan who left the club at the end of last season. The American keeper has now penned a new lucrative three year deal which will keep him at Villa park until the end of the 2015 season.

Another huge target for the club this season is Blackburns Steven N`Zonzi who is also a top target for Sunderland, Tottenham and Stoke City with the midfielder stating that he has no intention of playing football in the championship. The Frenchman is thought to be available for a fee of around five million pounds and would welcome the chance to play in the English top flight again.

Blackpool winger Matt Phillips is also believed to be on the clubs radar as the championship side looked doomed to lose their influential winger as a host of top flight clubs are now vying for his signature. The twenty one year old has had a brilliant season for his club and now looks set to move to the premier league with clubs such as Everton, Wigan, Reading and Sunderland all in for the winger.

Sheffield United defender Matt Lowton is another target for the Villa Park outfit as Paul Lambert looks to strengthen his back line for the new season and the player is thought to be his top target for his defence. Lowton is now regarded as one of the hottest prospects in English football but Villa will need to fight off stern interest from additional clubs such as feyenoord and Bersiktas.

Aston Villa Game Fixtures

Aston Villa Game Fixtures 2016 – 2017

The Season has now ended for Aston Villa

We will be publishing the Summer friendly games as well as the 2017 – 2018 season fixtures as soon as they are published.

 

Aston Villa Game Results

Aston Villa Game Results for the 2016 – 2017 Season in the Championship

May-17
Competition Fixture
Championship Aston Villa 1-1 Brighton & Hove Albion Sun 7 May
Apr-17
Competition Fixture
Championship Blackburn Rovers 1-0 Aston Villa Sat 29 Apr
Championship Aston Villa 1-0 Birmingham City Sun 23 Apr
Championship Fulham 3-1 Aston Villa Mon 17 Apr
Championship Aston Villa 1-3 Reading Sat 15 Apr
Championship Burton Albion 1-1 Aston Villa Sat 8 Apr
Championship Aston Villa 1-0 Queens Park Rangers Tue 4 Apr
Championship Aston Villa 2-0 Norwich City Sat 1 Apr
Mar-17
Competition Fixture
Championship Wigan Athletic 0-2 Aston Villa Sat 18 Mar
Championship Aston Villa 2-0 Sheffield Wednesday Sat 11 Mar
Championship Huddersfield Town 1-0 Aston Villa Tue 7 Mar
Championship Rotherham United 0-2 Aston Villa Sat 4 Mar
Feb-17
Competition Fixture
Championship Aston Villa 2-0 Bristol City Tue 28 Feb
Championship Aston Villa 1-0 Derby County Sat 25 Feb
Championship Newcastle United 2-0 Aston Villa Mon 20 Feb
Championship Aston Villa 1-3 Barnsley Tue 14 Feb
Championship Aston Villa 0-1 Ipswich Town Sat 11 Feb
Championship Nottingham Forest 2-1 Aston Villa Sat 4 Feb
Jan-17
Competition Fixture
Championship Brentford 3-0 Aston Villa Tue 31 Jan
Championship Aston Villa 2-2 Preston North End Sat 21 Jan
Championship Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 Aston Villa Sat 14 Jan
FA Cup – Third Round Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Aston Villa Sun 8 Jan
Championship Cardiff City 1-0 Aston Villa Mon 2 Jan
Dec-16
Competition Fixture
Championship Aston Villa 1-1 Leeds United Thu 29 Dec
Championship Aston Villa 2-1 Burton Albion Mon 26 Dec
Championship Queens Park Rangers 0-1 Aston Villa Sun 18 Dec
Championship Norwich City 1-0 Aston Villa Tue 13 Dec
Championship Aston Villa 1-0 Wigan Athletic Sat 10 Dec
Championship Leeds United 2-0 Aston Villa Sat 3 Dec
Nov-16
Competition Fixture
Championship Aston Villa 3-1 Cardiff City Sat 26 Nov
Championship Brighton & Hove Albion 1-1 Aston Villa Fri 18 Nov
Championship Aston Villa 2-1 Blackburn Rovers Sat 5 Nov
Oct-16
Competition Fixture
Championship Birmingham City 1-1 Aston Villa Sun 30 Oct
Championship Aston Villa 1-0 Fulham Sat 22 Oct
Championship Reading 1-2 Aston Villa Tue 18 Oct
Championship Aston Villa 1-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers Sat 15 Oct
Championship Preston North End 2-0 Aston Villa Sat 1 Oct
Sep-16
Competition Fixture
Championship Barnsley 1-1 Aston Villa Tue 27 Sep
Championship Aston Villa 1-1 Newcastle United Sat 24 Sep
Championship Ipswich Town 0-0 Aston Villa Sat 17 Sep
Championship Aston Villa 1-1 Brentford Wed 14 Sep
Championship Aston Villa 2-2 Nottingham Forest Sun 11 Sep
Aug-16
Competition Fixture
Championship Bristol City 3-1 Aston Villa Sat 27 Aug
Championship Derby County 0-0 Aston Villa Sat 20 Aug
Championship Aston Villa 1-1 Huddersfield Town Tue 16 Aug
Championship Aston Villa 3-0 Rotherham United Sat 13 Aug
EFL Cup – First Round Luton Town 3-1 Aston Villa Wed 10 Aug
Championship Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Aston Villa Sun 7 Aug
May-16
Competition Fixture
Premier League Arsenal 4-0 Aston Villa Sun 15 May

Aston Villa FC

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