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Aston Villa In Talks With Former Manchester United Manager

SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 13: David Moyes during a press conference after he was presented as Real Sociedad's new head coach at Estadio Anoeta on November 13, 2014 in San Sebastian, Spain. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

After over six months out of a job, former Manchester United and Everton boss David Moyes could be set for a return to football with relegated Aston Villa. As one Alex Ferguson successor is set to be fired today, another could be back in gainful employment in the coming days. Moyes has been out of the game since being sacked …

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Aston Villa Takeover: Fans’ Expectations Need To Be Measured

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: A general view outside the ground prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Hull City at Villa Park on August 31, 2014 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

For every Roman Abramovich, there’s a Venky’s. For every Sheikh Mansour, a Sacha Gaydamak. Aston Villa fans would do well to remember this as they rejoice the fact that Randy Lerner has finally sold the club to Chinese businessman Dr. Tony Xia. Not all that long ago fans were celebrating the end of the long reign of Doug Ellis. Villa …

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Hope Fading Fast For The Sinking Ship That Is Aston Villa

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 03: Aston Villa fans display a club flag during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Hull City at Villa Park on May 3, 2014 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

The sacking of Remi Garde spelled a new era for Aston Villa as one of England’s oldest clubs prepare for life in the Championship. The Frenchman was brought on board to help steer Villa out of their nose dive – but instead, they ended up spiraling even faster. It’s been without a doubt one of the worst club/ managerial campaigns in Premier …

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Aston Villa Set To Sack Manager Rémi Garde Within 48 Hours

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 05: Remi Garde Manager of Aston Villa looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Aston Villa at Etihad Stadium on March 5, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

The Aston Villa “drop like a stone” project continues apace. Rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table since October, it looks for all the world like it would take an absolute miracle for them to avoid relegation to the Championship. Here is how the bottom of the @premierleague looks after @SwansOfficial‘s win: #SNF https://t.co/P4iyP9iK1C pic.twitter.com/Yb40JfW06I — Sky Sports …

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The Big Interview – Shaun Teale on Aston Villa’s Current Travails

Shaun Teale was at the epicentre of an Aston Villa defence where himself and Paul McGrath became eponymous with solidity and authority in the early to mid-1990’s.  He was part of the 1994 League Cup winning side. In an exclusive interview for Pundit Arena, he speaks to Brian Strahan about Aston Villa’s current travails and reflective of his playing style; …

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Is There Any Hope For Aston Villa?

Brian Barry ponders if there is any hope of Aston Villa avoiding relegation.   Aston Villa is for sale, but nobody is willing to buy. Having come so close to breaking into England’s elite a few years back, Randy Lerner is no longer happy to continue injecting the requisite cash to compete at such a level. On the pitch, things are …

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Aston Villa Deserve better than Paul Lambert

Aston Villa were a once proud club. Paul Lambert is doing nothing for that once-upon-a-time reputation. Fact.   The Guardian reported this week that Paul Lambert is under huge pressure at Villa Park as his job is very much on the line because of Villa’s poor form this season. This doesn’t come as much of a surprise as Villa fans …

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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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