Aston Villa

Richards ready to give his all

New Aston Villa signing Micah Richards wants to prove that his best years are yet to come at his new club after signing for the Birmingham side on a Bosman.

Vlaar future remains unclear

Aston Villa centre-half Ron Vlaar has admitted he does not know whether he will still be at the Premier League club next season.

Wilkins joins Villa backroom staff

Aston Villa have announced the appointment of Ray Wilkins as manager Tim Sherwood's new assistant at Villa Park.

McLeish: Managing Villa not easy

Former Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish revealed leading the club is not an easy job but backed Tim Sherwood to be a success at Villa Park.

Villans snap up Richards

Aston Villa has announced the signing of Micah Richards on a free transfer after the fullback was released by Manchester City at the end of last season.

Opening day fixtures confirmed

Premier League champions Chelsea will start the 2015/16 Premier League campaign at home to Swansea City, while Manchester United play host to Tottenham.

Delph won't block Benteke move

Aston Villa captain Fabian Delph believes Christian Benteke is a key player for the club, but said he would not stand in the striker's way if he wanted to leave.

Rooney wants Grealish for England

England captain Wayne Rooney has urged jack Grealish to choose England over Republic of Ireland and says he never considered playing for the Green Army.

Chelsea urged to sign Benteke

Eden Hazard has urged Chelsea to sign Belgium teammate Christian Benteke and backed the Aston Villa striker to succeed at a higher level.

Keane wants Grealish in green

Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane hopes that Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish commits his international future to the Boys in Green.

Sherwood to swing the axe

Tim Sherwood has revealed he will be clearing out all of the dead weight at Aston Villa after their humbling 4-0 FA Cup final defeat to Arsenal on Saturday.

Arsenal 4-0 Aston Villa

Arsenal produced a fantastic performance as they retained the FA Cup in style with a 4-0 mauling of Aston Villa at Wembley.

Arsenal v Aston Villa

Arsenal will be without Danny Welbeck when they take on Aston Villa in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday afternoon.

Sherwood urges Benteke to stay

Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood has revealed that striker Christian Benteke has a buy-out clause in his contract, but won't be sold for anything less.

Sherwood got tips from Dalglish

Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood has revealed he picked up on some of former manager Kenny Dalglish's techniques during his time at Blackburn.

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