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20 Sep, 2014

Arsenal 3-0 Aston Villa

Arsenal win at Villa park beating their opponents through goals from Mesut Ozil in the 32nd minute, Danny Welbeck in the 34th, and an own goal by Aly Cossokho in the 36th minute. This ends the host’s unbeaten start to the season. Wenger:

We had a good work-rate and concentration from the start. We had a very good first half when we were in control and dominated the game. They [Danny Welbeck and Mesut Ozil] combined very well, especially in the first half. Our plan today was to play Mesut behind their midfield and it worked.

31 Aug, 2014

Aston Villa 2-1 Hull City

Aston VillaAston villa move up to third place in the Premier League after a win over Hull City. Gabby Agbonlahor puts villa ahead in the 12th minute with a strike in the bottom corner of the goal and Andreas Weimann follows in with the second on 36 minutes from Kieran Richardson’s pass after Hull’s Debutant Micheal Dawson gives the ball away. Hull improve after the break and Nikica Jelavic pulls a goal back in the 74th minute. Bruce:

We gifted them goals, we made mistake after mistake, we didn’t get above a jog, so how do you expect to win a Premier League game? It’s a shock to me. But maybe it’s a wake-up call. We can’t wait for me to be ranting and raving like a lunatic at half-time. If we hadn’t woken up, it would’ve been a cricket score.

27 Aug, 2014

Aston Villa sign

Cole signs for Aston Villa on a two-year contract from West Ham. The midfielder has won 56 caps and has moved to the club on free transfer. His squad number is 12.

This is a massive club and there is massive opportunity for the club to move on. I have been lucky to have a really good career but there is a lot more to achieve

23 Aug, 2014

Aston Villa 0-0 Newcastle

castleThe visitors are let down by poor finishing. Magpies debutant Siem De Jong gets a chance to win it for his side but fails to score. Before he is sent off, defender Mike Williamson hits an air shot from Remy Cabella’s looping pass. Pardew’s wait for the first premier league goal still goes on but is encouraged by impressive cameo. Emmanuel Riviera registers Magpies first on target effort of the season but Brad Guzan easily stops it.Meanwhile Villa go closest through impressive winger Charles N’zogbia who curls a free kick narrowly wide against his former club. Lambert:

I think a few years ago Aston Villa struggled with experienced players. It’s tough, the league is tough but the start we have been made has been really good

Pardew:

It’s a great start for us after everybody was doom and gloom about the football club towards the end of last season, we’ve certainly took that challenge on.

11 Jul, 2014

Aston Villa sign

The former England international signs a two-year contract with the Villa side and his squad number is 12. The left winger was happy to stay at relegated Fulham until the arrival of assistant coach Keane.

Villa Park has always been my favourite stadium out of all the stadiums in which I have played in the premier league.It’s got great atmosphere, the fans are magnificent and I am looking forward to playing from here.

5 Jun, 2014

Aston Villa sign

Senderos signs for Villa on a free transfer. The Swedish international becomes the first the club has signed this summer and has agreed a two-year deal with the club.

I am really delighted to joining Aston Villa…For me this is a great step in my career.

24 Mar, 1996

Aston Villa 3-0 Leeds

Aston Villa make it two wins in three years as they record their fifth League Cup win with a comprehensive victory over a disappointing Leeds United side.   77,056 fans at Wembley Stadium see goals from Milosevic, Taylor and Yorke secure the win for the Midlanders.

13 Apr, 1977

Aston Villa 3-2 Everton (aet) (2nd Replay after 0-0, 1-1)

Aston Villa win their third League Cup in their fifth final.  It takes three games  and two periods of extra time to seperate the teams.  The first tie at Wembley ends 0-0.  The first replay at Hillsborough is a 1-1 stalemate after extra time.  Villa finally triumph in the second replay in front of 54,749 at Old Trafford thanks to two goals from Brian Little and a 40 yard thunderbolt from Chris Nicholl.

27 Feb, 1971

Tottenham 2-0 Aston Villa

Spurs secure their first League Cup trophy for manager Bill Nicholson with two late goals from England striker, Martin Chivers.  Third division Villa impress the record 100,000 Wembley crowd with a gallant effort and receive a standing ovation during their lap of honour at the end of the game.

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