England manager Roy Hodgson has named four uncapped players in his new-look 22-man squad to face Norway and Switzerland.
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.
Werder Bremen midfielder Zlatko Junuzovic has moved to dismiss rumours linking him with an off-season move to Aston Villa.
Aston Villa welcome Leyton Orient to Villa Park on Wednesday evening as overwhelming favourites to progress from the second round of the League Cup.
Brighton and Hove Albion boss Sami Hyypia has bolstered his midfield options with the signing of Gary Gardner on loan from Aston Villa.
Newcastle's poor start to the new season continued on Saturday as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Aston Villa in what was largely a dreary encounter.
Aston Villa will be looking to make it two wins from two in the new Premier League season when they welcome Newcastle to Villa Park on Saturday.
Andreas Weimann hit the winner as Aston Villa beat a poor Stoke City side 1-0 at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Summer signing Bojan Krkic is expected to attract most of the attention when Stoke City host Aston Villa at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday.
After a dismal 2013/14 campaign, Aston Villa need to improve, but the early signs suggest they aren't going to.
Aston Villa have announced the signing of left-back Aly Cissokho from Valencia for an undisclosed fee.
Aston Villa have confirmed the departure of Yacouba Sylla on a season-long loan to Turkish Super Lig outfit Kayseri Erciyesspor.
Aston Villa have announced that left-back Antonio Luna will spend the upcoming season on loan with Italian Serie A outfit Verona.
Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke says he is focussing on his recovery from a knee injury, rather than listening to speculation about an exit.
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