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Lambert expects swift recovery for Cole

by Football News

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert expects Joe Cole to be fully fit for the start of the Premier League season despite picking up a thigh injury... Read more

Villa Too Good for Dallas

by Football News

Aston Villa opened their tour of the United States with a 2-0 win over Dallas at the Toyota Stadium on Wednesday. Goals from Andreas Weimann and Charles N'Zogbia set up the victory for Paul Lambert's men, who enjoyed the better of the contest... Read more

Bent bags brace in Villa win

by Football News

Darren Bent gave Aston Villa a timely reminder of his quality with a brace in their come-from-behind 3-1 friendly win at Mansfield. The 30-year-old has often been overlooked by Villa manager Paul Lambert and he spent last season on loan at Fulham... Read more

Villa give Richardson a Premier League return

by Football News

Aston Villa have given Kieran Richardson an immediate return to the Premier League, signing the winger on a two-year deal. Richardson has spent the past two campaigns with Fulham, making 48 appearances and scoring six goals... Read more

Villa chief executive steps down

by Football News

Aston Villa have confirmed that the club's chief executive Paul Faulkner has stepped down from his position... Read more

O'Neill sets Keane deadline

by Football News

Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill wants the future of assistant Roy Keane to be resolved before the start of next season... Read more