Aston Villa

Aston Villa

4th in English Premier League

Watkins' double downs Fulham to send Villa into top four Watkins' double downs Fulham to send Villa into top four

Ollie Watkins scored twice as Aston Villa held off a late fightback from Fulham to move into the top four of the Premier League with a 2-1 away win on Saturday.

Premier League reranked: Is it Man City's title to lose? Premier League reranked: Is it Man City's title to lose?

Man City have a long way to go before they can say they've clinched a fourth straight league title, but would you really bet against them? Bill Connelly and Ryan O'Hanlon discuss.

Are Man United's Champions League qualification hopes back on after Aston Villa win? Are Man United's Champions League qualification hopes back on after Aston Villa win?

Luis Miguel Echegaray believes Man United are true contenders to qualify for the UEFA Champions League next season after their 2-1 win over Aston Villa.

Late McTominay winner lifts Man United past Aston Villa Late McTominay winner lifts Man United past Aston Villa

Super sub Scott McTominay scored a late winner as Manchester United continued to inch up the Premier League table with a 2-1 win at Aston Villa on Sunday.

Ten Hag says 'every game is now a final' for Manchester United Ten Hag says 'every game is now a final' for Manchester United

Erik ten Hag talks to the press ahead of Aston Villa clash and updates on Lisandro Martinez's injury.

Burley: Chelsea's win over Villa best performance of season Burley: Chelsea's win over Villa best performance of season

Craig Burley and Steve Nicol react to Chelsea advancing in the FA Cup with a 3-1 win over Aston Villa.

Chelsea ease pressure on Pochettino with FA Cup win at Villa Chelsea ease pressure on Pochettino with FA Cup win at Villa

Chelsea responded to a troubling week with a superb 3-1 win at Aston Villa to reach the fifth round of the FA Cup and put a smile back on the face of Mauricio Pochettino on Wednesday.

Enzo Fernandez curls home gorgeous free kick for Chelsea Enzo Fernandez curls home gorgeous free kick for Chelsea

Enzo Fernandez makes it 3-0 Chelsea with this delicious free kick from long range vs. Aston Villa in the FA Cup.

New Villa keeper Gauci eyes Australia No. 1 spot New Villa keeper Gauci eyes Australia No. 1 spot

New Aston Villa goalkeeper Joe Gauci believes that a move to learn under Emiliano Martínez is the right step for his career as he pushes to supplant Maty Ryan as Australia's first-choice keeper.

Aston Villa rout Sheffield United 5-0 to climb into top 4 Aston Villa rout Sheffield United 5-0 to climb into top 4

Ollie Watkins grabbed a goal and two assists as Aston Villa thrashed lowly Sheffield United 5-0 at Bramall Lane on Saturday to climb to fourth in the Premier League standings.

Newcastle end Aston Villa's long unbeaten home run Newcastle end Aston Villa's long unbeaten home run

A pair of first-half goals from defender Fabian Schar set Newcastle United on course for a comfortable 3-1 win at Aston Villa on Tuesday and ended a run of five successive away defeats in the Premier League for the Magpies.

What went wrong for Chelsea and Villa in their 0-0 draw? What went wrong for Chelsea and Villa in their 0-0 draw?

Shaka Hislop breaks down how both teams struggled in Chelsea's 0-0 draw with Aston Villa.

More finishing issues as Chelsea force replay against Villa More finishing issues as Chelsea force replay against Villa

Chelsea's issues in finishing games continue as they were unable to score in a goalless stalemate to force an FA Cup replay against Aston Villa.

Chelsea and Aston Villa set for replay after FA Cup stalemate Chelsea and Aston Villa set for replay after FA Cup stalemate

Chelsea and Aston Villa will need a replay to decide who gets a spot in the fifth round of the FA Cup after playing out an entertaining 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge on Friday evening.

Djordje Petrovic makes great save in Chelsea's draw vs. Aston Villa Djordje Petrovic makes great save in Chelsea's draw vs. Aston Villa

Djordje Petrovic makes a great save

Guide to winning the January transfer window: Do's and don'ts Guide to winning the January transfer window: Do's and don'ts

The January transfer window is historically rife with mistakes, bad bets and failed signings. Here's how teams can avoid all of that -- if they're smart.

Are Aston Villa punching above their weight in the Premier League? Are Aston Villa punching above their weight in the Premier League?

Janusz Michallik debates where Aston Villa will finish in the Premier League after their 0-0 draw vs. Everton.

Aston Villa stay third after 0-0 draw at Everton Aston Villa stay third after 0-0 draw at Everton

Aston Villa missed the chance to go second in the Premier League when they were held to a 0-0 draw by Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday.

From Arteta to Alonso: Why so many top managers are Basque From Arteta to Alonso: Why so many top managers are Basque

Mikel Arteta, Unai Emery and Xabi Alonso have two things in common: they're Basque and they're top-level managers. What's behind this phenomenon?

Predicting how all 20 Premier League teams close the season Predicting how all 20 Premier League teams close the season

We've passed the halfway point of the Premier League season, so now is a good time to predict how the rest of the season will go, ranking teams 1-20.

Ranking Premier League teams' January transfer window needs Ranking Premier League teams' January transfer window needs

From Chelsea to Liverpool, here is what every top Premier League team needs to do in the January transfer window, ranked by urgency.

Is Man United or Aston Villa a better fit for Jonathan David? Is Man United or Aston Villa a better fit for Jonathan David?

Herculez Gomez debates whether Jonathan David should join Manchester United or Aston Villa.

Aston Villa beat Middlesbrough for 1st FA Cup win in 8 years Aston Villa beat Middlesbrough for 1st FA Cup win in 8 years

Matty Cash scored a last-gasp goal to send Aston Villa into the fourth round of the FA Cup for the first time in eight years with a 1-0 victory over Middlesbrough on Saturday.

Matthew Cash wins it for Aston Villa with deflected strike Matthew Cash wins it for Aston Villa with deflected strike

Matthew Cash scores in the 88'

Which top Premier League manager needs to win FA Cup most? Which top Premier League manager needs to win FA Cup most?

With all 20 Premier League teams kicking off their FA Cup campaigns this weekend, here are some of the managers who will be under pressure to win it.

Premier League Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Liverpool 25 +35 57
2 Manchester Cit.. 25 +32 56
3 Arsenal 25 +36 55
4 Aston Villa 25 +19 49
5 Tottenham Hots.. 25 +14 47
6 Manchester Uni.. 25 +1 44
7 Brighton & Hov.. 25 +8 38
8 Newcastle Unit.. 25 +12 37
9 West Ham Unite.. 25 -8 36
10 Chelsea 25 +1 35
11 Wolverhampton .. 25 -1 35
12 Fulham 25 -7 29
13 AFC Bournemout.. 24 -13 28
14 Brentford 25 -9 25
15 Crystal Palace 25 -16 25
16 Nottingham For.. 25 -12 24
17 Everton 25 -6 20
18 Luton Town 24 -13 20
19 Burnley 25 -30 13
20 Sheffield Unit.. 25 -43 13
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
11 Ollie Watkins 13 25 11
6 Douglas Luiz 7 24 4
31 Leon Bailey 7 23 6

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
11 Ollie Watkins 11 25 13
31 Leon Bailey 6 23 7
19 Moussa Diaby 4 25 4