Tag Archives: Aston Villa

Aston Villa send scouts to watch non-league starlet against Liverpool

Aston Villa are among the Football League clubs monitoring the progress of Chester FC youngster Sam Hughes, according to the Chester Chronicle. The West Kirby-born 19-year-old is having a stellar season in the National League at Chester, making 19 appearances in the fifth tier of English football. His performances at centre-back have prompted clubs up […]

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Midlands Chinese takeover: After Gary Rowett’s Birmingham City sacking how are WBA, Aston Villa and Wolves faring under new ownership?

Birmingham City fans pinching themselves at being seventh in the Championship table with limited resources and finally rid of controversial owner Carson Yeung came back to reality with a bang this week, after the club announced the sacking of popular manager Gary Rowett. OFFICIAL: Birmingham City Football Club has parted company with Manager Gary Rowett. […]

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From Tottenham’s star youngster to Man City’s new boy: Grading our JF60 top 10 Premier League young players of 2015/16

The #JF60 is our annual special feature on Just Football, scouting and reviewing the best young talent across Europe’s major leagues. Later this week we’ll be releasing our Class of 2017, but before we delve into the 2016/17 batch let’s see how our Premier League picks fared in 2015/16. If you want to remind yourself of our […]

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Need a low-cost left-back, Liverpool? Free agents: 13 footballers your club could still sign for free

It’s the stuff of nightmares – your star player gets injured in a friendly against Andorra and you’ve only got callow youth players as back up. After the scrapping of the emergency loan system, free agents will become even more vital this season. Clubs looking to save some money, or plug a gap in an […]

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Ross McCormack, Alex Pritchard and 12 of the most notable Championship summer transfers so far

Sick of pre-season’s muted celebrations and 22 half time substitutions already? Well, fear not! The Football League 2016/17 season kicks off this weekend. The Championship, part of the newly-branded ‘EFL’, is one of the most competitive leagues in the world; countless times have promotion favourites been relegated and vice versa. So ahead of the big […]

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Out of the darkness… 9 Newcastle, Norwich and Aston Villa players who could benefit from relegation

The unlucky three have been decided – Newcastle United, Norwich City and Aston Villa will depart the Premier League and head to the Championship for the 2016/17 season. But amongst a monsoon of missed riches and despair comes a slight slither of sunlight for a few players. Superstars inevitably requesting transfers (so as not to […]

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The Premier League Run-In: Roundtable Discussion predicting the title, top 4, relegation and more

It’s all kicking off in the Premier League at the moment. Not only do we have a nice, shiny new logo (thoughts, anyone?) but a madcap, thrilling, completely unpredictable and at times frankly bonkers 2015/16 season is heading towards what should be a fascinating conclusion. Can Leicester hang on? Who will be the key movers and […]

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January Transfer Window Ratings: Every Premier League club’s January business – graded

So that’s it – the January Transfer Window 2016 is done and dusted. The next time Jim White talks at an uncomfortably loud pitch, with a florescent tie on, will be August. The title race, hunt for Europe and relegation battles can no longer be influenced by dipping into the market. So who signed who, and […]

January Transfer News: Swansea City and Aston Villa monitor FC Utrecht striker Sebastien Haller

Premier League relegation battlers Swansea City, Norwich City and Aston Villa are all interested in securing the signature of FC Utrecht striker Sebastien Haller, according to reports. Haller, part of our 2015/16 #JF60 list of the top 60 talents to watch out for in Europe this season, has fired home a total of 11 goals […]