Villa manager Steven Gerrard tests positive for COVID-19

Soccer Dec 26, 2021

Villa manager Steven Gerrard tests positive for COVID-19

Aston Villa head coach Steven Gerrard will miss the club's next two Premier League games after testing positive for COVID-19, the club announced on Saturday. "Aston Villa can confirm Head Coach Steven Gerrard will be unable to attend our next two Premier League matches with ...

Takumi Minamino's assist helps Liverpool advance in F.A. Cup

Soccer Jan 9, 2021

Takumi Minamino's assist helps Liverpool advance in F.A. Cup

Japan forward Takumi Minamino set up Liverpool's second goal as the Premier League champions beat coronavirus-hit Aston Villa 4-1 in the third round of the F.A. Cup on Friday. The 25-year-old has been an unused substitute since scoring his first Premier League goal on Dec. ...

English soccer mourns after Ehiogu's death

Soccer Apr 22, 2017

English soccer mourns after Ehiogu's death

Soccer mourned the untimely death of former England and Aston Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu on Friday, with England's national team manager Gareth Southgate paying tribute to a "colossus," friend and true gentleman. Ehiogu, who worked as under-23 coach for Tottenham, collapsed at the North London ...

Ex-England manager Taylor, 72, passes away

Soccer Jan 12, 2017

Ex-England manager Taylor, 72, passes away

Graham Taylor, the former England soccer manager, has died at the age of 72, according to media reports on Thursday. Taylor, who had a playing career with Grimsby Town and Lincoln City, was a successful manager in English soccer's top flight with Watford and Aston ...

Soccer Jun 3, 2016

Aston Villa hires former Chelsea manager Di Matteo to lead team

Roberto Di Matteo is the new manager of Aston Villa, the Premer League team announced on its website on Friday. The 46-year-old Italian, who won the Champions League during a short spell in charge of Chelsea, takes over weeks after the club was relegated from ...