Villa relegated after 28 years in top flight

Apr 17, 2016

Villa relegated after 28 years in top flight

Aston Villa’s 28-year stay in the English top flight ended on Saturday with a 1-0 loss at Manchester United, while Newcastle and Sunderland gave themselves hope of escaping the Premier League relegation zone by both winning 3-0. The threat of relegation ended some time ...

Nov 3, 2015

Garde sees Aston Villa lose to Spurs

Within hours of being hired as Aston Villa manager, Remi Garde witnessed the magnitude of his task on Monday when Tottenham handed his new team a ninth loss in 11 Premier League games to leave it stranded at the bottom. Tottenham’s 3-1 victory kept ...

Oct 25, 2015

Aston Villa fires Sherwood

Aston Villa has fired manager Tim Sherwood after eight months in charge of the Premier League club. Villa lost 2-1 at home to Swansea on Saturday, a sixth straight defeat in the league, having not won since the opening day of the season in ...

Liverpool signs Belgium striker Benteke from Villa

Jul 23, 2015

Liverpool signs Belgium striker Benteke from Villa

Liverpool signed Belgium striker Christian Benteke from Premier League rival Aston Villa on Wednesday in a £32.5 million ($50.7 million) deal to strengthen the club’s attack for next season. A week after selling winger Raheem Sterling to Manchester City for £49 million, Liverpool met ...

Jun 25, 2015

Wilkins hired as Aston Villa assistant manager

Ray Wilkins has been appointed as assistant manager to Tim Sherwood at Premier League club Aston Villa, the former England captain said on Thursday. The 58-year-old, who won international 84 caps, has managed London sides Queens Park Rangers and Fulham and most recently had ...

Benteke treble saves point for Villa

Apr 8, 2015

Benteke treble saves point for Villa

Christian Benteke scored a hat trick as Aston Villa twice came from behind against Queens Park Rangers on Tuesday to draw 3-3 and stay out of the relegation zone. Benteke’s final goal came directly from a free kick in the 83rd minute of a ...