Aston Villa

Benteke on the comeback trail

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is remaining coy over the possibility of striker Christian Benteke making a return from injury against Chelsea on Saturday.

Aston Villa 0-3 Arsenal

Arsenal strolled to a 3-0 win at Aston Villa on Saturday, with all three goals coming in five first-half minutes at Villa Park.

Cissokho grateful to Lambert

French full-back Aly Cissokho has revealed that he joined Aston Villa because manager Paul Lambert "is very interesting".

Aston Villa v Arsenal

Arsenal will be hoping to keep pace at the top of the standings when they travel to Villa Park to face a high-flying Aston Villa on Saturday.

Lambert signs new deal

Paul Lambert has committed his future to Aston Villa by putting pen to a contract extension which will keep him at Villa Park until June 2018.

Hutton agrees new Villa deal

Alan Hutton has been handed a new long-term deal at Aston Villa, after previously being frozen out by manager Paul Lambert.

Benteke boost for Villa

Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke took a big step on the road to recovery on Monday when he returned to training after an absence of nearly five months.

Liverpool 0-1 Aston Villa

Gabriel Agbonlahor scored the only goal of the game as Aston Villa held on for a 1-0 victory over Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday.

Cleverley: United career over

Tom Cleverley has admitted his United career is over, but insists he is "happy to get away from some of the negativity" he felt at Old Trafford.

Liverpool v Aston VIlla

Liverpool and Aston Villa have both enjoyed productive starts to the season, but that trend is likely to end for one of the clubs come Saturday.

Agbonlahor pens Villa deal

Aston Villa have confirmed that winger Gabriel Agbonlahor has put pen to paper on a new four-year deal at Villa Park.

Villa complete Cleverley deal

Aston Villa have completed the signing of Tom Cleverley from Premier League rivals Manchester United on loan for the rest of the season.

Aston Villa 2-1 Hull City

Goals from Gabriel Agbonlahor and Andreas Weimann secured a 2-1 victory over Hull, which lifts Aston Villa to third in the Premier League standings.

Hodgson names England squad

England manager Roy Hodgson has named four uncapped players in his new-look 22-man squad to face Norway and Switzerland.

Aston Villa 0-1 Leyton Orient

A smash and grab from Leyton Orient saw them beat Aston Villa 1-0 in the second round of the League Cup on Wednesday night.

Table

English Barclays Premier League, Season 2013/2014

  Teams P Pts
1 Chelsea 5 13
2 Southampton 5 10
3 Aston Villa 5 10
4 Arsenal 5 9
5 Swansea City 5 9
6 Manchester City 5 8
7 Leicester City 5 8
8 West Ham United 5 7
9 Tottenham Hotspur 5 7
10 Hull City 5 6
11 Liverpool 5 6
12 Manchester United 5 5
13 Stoke City 5 5
14 Everton 5 5
15 Crystal Palace 5 5
16 West Bromwich Albion 5 5
17 Sunderland 5 4
18 Queens Park Rangers 5 4
19 Burnley 5 3
20 Newcastle United 5 3
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Results
South African ABSA Premier League
Sunday 14th September
Bloemfontein Celtic 0 - 1 Mamelodi Sundowns
Moroka Swallows 0 - 2 Chippa United
Saturday 13th September
Ajax Cape Town 2 - 1 Free State Stars
Orlando Pirates 1 - 0 Bidvest Wits
Kaizer Chiefs 2 - 1 University Of Pretoria

Barclays Premier League
Sunday 21st September
Manchester City 1 - 1 Chelsea
Everton 2 - 3 Crystal Palace
Tottenham Hotspur 0 - 1 West Bromwich Albion
Leicester City 5 - 3 Manchester United
Saturday 20th September
Queens Park Rangers 2 - 2 Stoke City
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