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Premier League Managerial Table – Part I

Given the Premier League title race is all but over, lets turn our attention to the table that really matters. This is the Premier League managerial table. This four-part series will be updated once a month. The table will be compiled on the following criteria – team performance, working conditions, resources spent and their job security all based on this …

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Lambert Not Fearing Aston Villa Axe

Paul Lambert is confident he will survive Aston Villa’s rocky spell and pointed to Sam Allardyce’s success at West Ham as proof. The Villa manager has lost his last six games ahead of the trip to Upton Park on Saturday. Hammers chief Allardyce has backed Lambert and insisted he has sympathy for his opposite number. Allardyce was under pressure last …

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Aston Villa’s Luck Runs Out Again

Benteke

Aston Villa slumped to another defeat this weekend, and many have called for Paul Lambert to be sacked. Cian Dalton discusses. The statistics are piling up against Aston Villa and Paul Lambert. It was recently reported that Cristiano Ronaldo had scored twenty times for Real Madrid since Villa last scored in their 1-0 victory over Liverpool. Of course that changed …

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Premier League Preview – Everton Vs Aston Villa

Aston Villa head to Goodison Park to face Everton on Saturday afternoon at 3pm with both sides targeting three points as a necessity following recent poor form. Gavin Bergin discusses.  A match between two teams struggling for form. Everton haven’t won in any of their last five games in all competitions, their last win coming in the Europa League against …

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Premier League Preview: Aston Villa vs Manchester City

A fixture in which Aston Villa twice came from behind to win 3-2 last season, leading to Joe Hart being dropped by Manuel Pellegrini, Manchester City won’t want a repeat of that horror show this weekend. Aston Villa v Manchester City Villa had a bright start to the season, unbeaten after four games before a virus left them depleted for the …

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Aston Villa Striker Set To Return Against Champions

Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke is set to return from the knee injury that has seen him missing for the Villains since March. Benteke’s surgery appears to have been a success and Villa boss Paul Lambert could play the 23-year-old against champions Manchester City next weekend, according to the Mirror. “Christian’s not too far away. He has been training for a couple of weeks and there …

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Premier League Trio Linked With Manchester United Midfielder

Aston Villa, Southampton and Sunderland are all in line to make bids for out-of -favour Manchester United winger Ashley Young. The 29-year-old has had a tough time of late in making his way into Louis Van Gaal’s plans. Following his string of three Premier League starts for the Old Trafford outfit he has not featured and he wasn’t even on …

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Aston Villa: Rise In Form And The Roy Keane Influence

Aston Villa climbed to second in the Premier League this weekend with an impressive win against Liverpool at Anfield. Entering his third season at the helm, Paul Lambert seems to have finally won over the fans. Without any marquee signings, Villa’s fortunes have sky-rocketed, so what has been the secret to their sudden success? The arrival of Roy Keane has …

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10 Predictions For The Premier League Season

The new Premier League season has begun (finally) and wivfes are lamenting the losses of their husbands on a Staurday afternoon. Craig Farrell gives us his ten predictions for the 2014/15 season. 1. Chelsea will be crowned champions Jose Mourinho was just short of the mark last season, but were able to take solace in knowing that they were able …

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Roy Keane: Typecast Or Going Places?

Roy Keane’s return to the management scene, albeit in an assistant manager role, created a serious buzz in the football world and especially in Ireland. A figure who divides opinion in the country created real interest among all Irish football fans when it was announced he would be Martin O’Neill’s second in command and now he has been announced as …

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The Reasoning Behind Roy Keane’s Rejection Of Celtic’s Advances

Roy Keane has ruled himself out of taking over from Neil Lennon at Celtic two days ago and is instead considering accepting the role of assistant manager to Paul Lambert at Aston Villa, allowing him to remain in his current role with Ireland.His decision to withdraw from ITV’s World Cup coverage hints that he is taking his managerial work seriously …

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Does anyone want Aston Villa Football Club?

As financial investments, football clubs have generally provided uninspiring returns for their owners. Almost inevitably, the first cheque paid to acquire the football club is only the beginning of the outflows to come – especially if you haven’t bought Man United and you want to be competitive (The Glazers relative extraction of value from Manchester United is a rare exception …

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PA Playing Styles – Aston Villa

This week’s PA Playing Styles focuses on Paul Lambert and Aston Villa, who finished the season in 15th place on 38 points. Aston Villa Football Club has endured massive upheaval in the last five years. Under Martin O’Neill they finished regularly in the top six and were returning to the better days when they were winning European titles. Then came O’Neill’s …

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