Leicester surges up EPL table with eighth straight victory

Soccer Dec 9, 2019

Leicester surges up EPL table with eighth straight victory

A club-record eighth successive Premier League victory for Leicester. An eighth straight game scoring for Jamie Vardy. Leicester has rolled the clock back four years with another title challenge that gathered more momentum with Vardy netting twice in a 4-1 victory over Aston Villa on ...

Aston Villa beat West Brom on penalties to reach playoff final

Soccer May 15, 2019

Aston Villa beat West Brom on penalties to reach playoff final

Aston Villa progressed to within one game of a return to the English Premier League after edging West Midlands rivals West Bromwich Albion 4-3 on penalties in the Championship playoff semifinals on Tuesday. West Brom won 1-0 on the night at the Hawthorns to level ...

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 ...

Soccer 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 a ...