Martinez heartbroken as Villa No1 subbed after horror head injury as Olsen makes first appearance since Man City assault

DEVASTATED Emi Martinez was taken off with a horror head injury – giving Aston Villa’s sub keeper Robin Olsen his first game since being assaulted at Manchester City in May. Villa skipper Martinez was helped from the pitch looked groggy after initially playing on for several minutes following a fierce collision with his own centre-back … Read more

Fans baffled after Newcastle make SIX substitutions in crushing win over Aston Villa.. one more than the legal limit

FOOTBALL fans have been left baffled after Newcastle made SIX substitutions during their win over Aston Villa. The Toon thrashed the Villans 4-0 at St James’ Park, their third win on the bounce, as they kept up the pace with the top four. 2 Miguel Almiron is substituted for Allan Saint-Maximin in the final stagesCredit: … Read more

Former Aston Villa striker John Carew facing two years in prison and £45k fine after pleading guilty to fraud charges

FORMER Aston Villa striker John Carew is facing TWO YEARS in prison and a £45,000 fine after pleading guilty to fraud charges. The punishment was requested by the prosecution in his case at the Oslo District Court.  1 Carew is facing two years in prison and a hefty fineCredit: PA:Empics Sport The prosecution insist Carew, … Read more

‘It leaves us a bit screwed’ – Villarreal fire savage parting shot at Emery after boss quits to take over at Aston Villa

NEW Aston Villa boss Unai Emery has been accused of leaving old club Villarreal “a bit screwed” after ditching the LaLiga side. Villa paid out the £5.3million clause to release the former Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain boss from his contract after they sacked Steven Gerrard. 1 Roig (left) said Emery has left Villarreal ‘a bit screwed’ after … Read more

Fans share bizarre theory explaining why Man City wore ‘Aston Villa shorts’ for Champions League mauling of Sevilla

MANCHESTER CITY wore ‘Aston Villa-like shorts’ for their 4-0 Champions League mauling of Sevilla, and fans have a bizarre theory as to why. Ex-Villa superstar Jack Grealish started for Man City, but much like last season, he has started the campaign slowly. 1 Fans have a bizarre theory as to why City wore ‘Aston Villa-like … Read more