Swansea compound Aston Villa's misery; Leicester edge Palace

 Aston Villa lost 2-1 to Swansea at Villa Park in the Premier League on Saturday to increase the pressure on manager Tim Sherwood.Villa had taken the lead in the 62nd minute when striker Jordan Ayew scored his first goal for the club with a diving header. That came just a minute after his brother, Andre Ayew of Swansea, was denied by United States goalkeeper Brad Guzan at the other...
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October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Swansea City-Aston Villa Preview

Tim Sherwood knows the pressure is mounting for him to turn around Aston Villa's disappointing season. This could be the last chance for the embattled manager to prove his worth as the Villans look to avoid a sixth consecutive defeat Saturday against a visiting Swansea City side mired in their own winless stretch. Stuck in the relegation zone and one point ahead of last-place Sunderland...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Uncomfortable but Familiar Ground for Aston Villa

Tim Sherwood was appointed as Aston Villa’s manager back in February, with a contract set to run through the 2017-18 season. If he’s going to be sacked now, just nine matches into the Premier League season—perhaps a couple more than that by the time it’s all said and done—then what? For the Villains, the familiar struggles likely begin all over again. To be fair to the fiery Sherwood...
Via The Sports Post
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Aston coach tears hamstring after kicking water bottle

Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood is an intense individual. If a game goes by where he isn’t seen flipping out on the sidelines, it’s an anomaly. But in yesterday’s game against Sunderland, Sherwood raised the bar on his own intensity, and at something of a personal cost. After the team was denied a penalty, Sherwood got MAD and kicked a water bottle in frustration. Yes, you read...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

New Liverpool signing Benteke hits out at ex-boss Sherwood

Christian Benteke says Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood underestimated his ability to play "modern" football. And Benteke says Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers understands his potential far more than Sherwood. Benteke moved from Villa to Liverpool in a £35m deal this summer, and the Belgium international says he was frustrated by what he feels was Sherwood's view of him as an old-fashioned...
Via FOX Sports
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea rocked as club rule out selling £32.5m striker

Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood has again confirmed that striker Christian Benteke is not for sale. The Belgium international is a target for a number of top Premier League clubs with Liverpool ready to offer £32.5m to secure the services of the 24-year-old. But Sherwood says the striker will stay put. "We want Christian here," […]
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Villa boss Sherwood confident Benteke will remain at club

Tim Sherwood is confident of keeping Christian Benteke at Villa Park, and the Aston Villa boss has been willing to put his money where his mouth is. Sherwood collected £100 after winning a bet with a Sky Sports reporter regarding the status of Aston Villa's ownership – and he's willing to place another wager that Liverpool target Benteke will be around for the start of the season...
Via FOX Sports
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Sherwood admits Aston Villa may have to sell striker Benteke

Tim Sherwood has revealed Aston Villa might have no choice but to let Christian Benteke leave this summer because of a £32.5m ($50m( buy-out clause in his contract. Sherwood is confident Benteke wants to stay at Villa Park, but he has confirmed for the first time that there is a "quite substantial" buy-out clause in his deal that would trigger a move if met. Benteke has scored 12...
Via FOX Sports
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

The Premier League preview: The battle at the bottom

The Great Escape for Leicester? With just three games left of the season there are seven teams fighting for the right to be playing in the Premier League come August. Who will survive the drop? Let’s have a look at the contenders. Aston Villa: 35 Games played, 35 points, -21 goal difference. Ever since the appointment of Tim Sherwood as manager in February Aston Villa have roared...
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Sherwood sympathises with young fan who missed out on Villa job

Manager Tim Sherwood has commiserated with a young fan, who was a rival candidate to take charge at Aston Villa. A six-year-old Aston Villa supporter's letter applying to replace Paul Lambert as manager has been kept on file "just in case" Tim Sherwood does not succeed. Charlie Pye of Royal Leamington Spa in the county of Warwickshire wrote to Aston Villa CEO Tom Fox in February...
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April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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