Premier League: Brighton snap winless streak with 2-1 triumph at Villa | Football News

BIRMINGHAM: Brighton & Hove Albion celebrated their first Premier League victory since September after Danny Welbeck helped them to a 2-1 win at Aston Villa on Saturday with his first goal for the club. Solly March also netted a fine goal for the visitors to cancel out Ezri Konsa’s equaliser as Brighton moved clear of … Read more

Mikel Arteta frustrated as Arsenal progress halted by Aston Villa thrashing | Football News

Mikel Arteta frustrated as Arsenal progress halted by Aston Villa thrashing | Football News

LONDON: Mikel Arteta admitted Arsenal were unrecognisable from the side that has made plenty of progress in his first year in charge as Aston Villa stormed to a comprehensive 3-0 win at the Emirates on Sunday. Bukayo Saka’s own goal and a double from Ollie Watkins took Villa up to sixth, just three points off … Read more

EPL: Birthday boy Ward-Prowse steers Saints to Villa win | Football News

LONDON: James Ward-Prowse celebrated his 26th birthday by scoring two fine free-kicks in Southampton‘s 4-3 win against Aston Villa, while Manchester United and Arsenal prepared for their crucial clash on Sunday. England midfielder Ward-Prowse had only scored once this season, but he made it a birthday to remember with his superb set-pieces at Villa Park. … Read more

Klopp admits Liverpool ‘lost the plot’ in thrashing at Villa | Football News

Klopp admits Liverpool 'lost the plot' in thrashing at Villa | Football News

BIRMINGHAM (ENGLAND): Stunned Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said his side did “all the things you should not do in a football match” as they “lost the plot” to play into Aston Villa’s hands in their 7-2 humbling at Villa Park in the Premier League on Sunday. Following on from Manchester United’s 6-1 defeat to Tottenham … Read more

liverpool: Premier League champions Liverpool humbled 7-2 by Aston Villa | Football News

liverpool: Premier League champions Liverpool humbled 7-2 by Aston Villa | Football News

BIRMINGHAM: A superb first-half hat-trick from Ollie Watkins helped Aston Villa to a stunning 7-2 victory over Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday to end the champions’ 100% start to the season in extraordinary fashion. Villa narrowly avoided relegation last season and finished 64 points behind Liverpool, who conceded seven goals in a match … Read more

Aston Villa beat Fulham 3-0 to move into top four | Football News

LONDON: Aston Villa moved into the Premier League top four after they strolled to a 3-0 win at Fulham thanks to goals from Jack Grealish, Conor Hourihane and Tyrone Mings in a lopsided contest on Monday. The result left Villa, who narrowly avoided relegation from the top flight last season, fourth on a maximum six … Read more

Manchester United: Manchester United stay in touch with Leicester City in top-four battle, Aston Villa in trouble | Football News

LONDON: Manchester United beat Crystal Palace 2-0 to keep the pressure on Leicester City after their top-four rivals defeated Sheffield United as the battle for Champions League qualification heated up on Thursday. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side had no margin for error after Leicester’s 2-0 victory earlier in the day and they responded thanks to goals … Read more

Manchester United ease past Villa as Bournemouth draw with Spurs and Everton holds Southampton

With four straight wins in the Premier League, Manchester United is on track for a return to the Champions League as the team goes from strength to strength under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Meanwhile, the man he replaced at Old Trafford, Jose Mourinho, just cannot get Tottenham going. While United romped to a 3-0 victory at … Read more

EPL: Lacklustre Liverpool leave it late to see off Aston Villa | Football News

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane celebrates scoring their first goal. (Reuters Photo) LIVERPOOL: Sadio Mane and Curtis Jones struck in the final 20 minutes to ensure Liverpool marked their first match at Anfield since being crowned Premier League champions with a 2-0 win over struggling Aston Villa on Sunday. After a 4-0 humbling at the hands of … Read more

Smith backs struggling Villa to achieve ‘Mission Impossible’ | Football News

Smith backs struggling Villa to achieve 'Mission Impossible' | Football News

Aston Villa manager Dean Smith. (Reuters Photo) Aston Villa manager Dean Smith has backed his struggling team to pull off “Mission Impossible” by getting a result at champions Liverpool on Sunday and boost their hopes of staying in the Premier League. “People will see our game at Liverpool as Mission Impossible – unfortunately we haven’t … Read more