Steve Bruce laments "unacceptable" 31-point gap between Aston Villa and Brighton ahead of busy summer

Steve Bruce laments "unacceptable" 31-point gap between Aston Villa and Brighton ahead of busy summer

By Charlie Malam
Steve Bruce believes the 31-point between Aston Villa and Sunday's opposition Brighton & Hove Albion is "unacceptable" as he spoke about the size of the rebuilding job that awaits after his side finished 13th with a 1-1 home draw against the Seagulls....
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce insists Jack Grealish needs "to produce the real deal" after late Brighton leveller

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce insists Jack Grealish needs "to produce the real deal" after late Brighton leveller

By Charlie Malam
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce believes young forward Jack Grealish has to improve the consistency of his output in order to live up to his potential after a late equaliser earned the Villans a last day draw at home to Premier League-bound Brighton & Hove Albion....
Steve Bruce admits Aston Villa "needed" Gabby Agbonlahor after striker inspires derby win over Birmingham

Steve Bruce admits Aston Villa "needed" Gabby Agbonlahor after striker inspires derby win over Birmingham

By Charlie Malam
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce says that his side needed the kind of impact that substitute Gabby Agbonlahor brought as he came off the bench to lift the Villans to a Second City derby win over Birmingham City....
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Aston Villa 1-0 Birmingham City: Agbonlahor condemns relegation-threatened Blues to defeat in Redknapp's first game

Gabby Agbonlahor was the derby day hero again as Aston Villa condemned Birmingham City to a damaging defeat in Harry Redknapp's first game as Blues boss. Agbonlahor came off the bench in the second-half to score his first goal since February 2016 and his fifth overall against the Villans' bitter rivals to inspire them to victory in a scrappy encounter. The game had lacked chances before his introduction. Che Adams should have done better with Lukas Jutkiewicz's by-line cut-back before the break but that was the first-half's only real opportunity. Villa's toothlessness and Birmingham's resilience at the back created an uneventful affair, but the Second City derby finally came alive thanks to match-winner Agbonlahor - who leaves the Blues lurking just two points above the Championship relegation zone. Villa's victory, which means they are on their joint-longest unbeaten league run against their Midlands rivals since their first 10 meetings, moves them into 12th.  Embed from Getty Images   Redknapp makes three changes in...
Steve Bruce says Aston Villa were "simply not good enough" in timid defeat at Wolves

Steve Bruce says Aston Villa were "simply not good enough" in timid defeat at Wolves ByCharlie Malam

Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce lamented a disappointing performance from his side in their west midlands derby against Wolves on Saturday, insisting that the Villans simply were "not good enough."...
Arsenal 4-0 Aston Villa: Giroud bags trois as Villans bid au revoir to the Premier League

Arsenal 4-0 Aston Villa: Giroud bags trois as Villans bid au revoir to the Premier League ByOliver Emmerson

Villa's 27th loss of the league season saw them round off the campaign without much fight....
Aston Villa - Southampton Preview: Now relegated Villans aim to dent Saints' European ambitions

Aston Villa - Southampton Preview: Now relegated Villans aim to dent Saints' European ambitions

By Oliver Emmerson
Aston Villa are down and out, but still could play a part in what happens elsewhere in the table....
Joleon Lescott angers Villa fans by citing that relegation is 'a weight off the shoulders'

Joleon Lescott angers Villa fans by citing that relegation is 'a weight off the shoulders'

By Oliver Emmerson
The defender's comments following the defeat to Manchester United haven't gone down to well....
Aston Villa relegated from the Barclays Premier League

Aston Villa relegated from the Barclays Premier League

By Oliver Emmerson
Villa are the first side to be relegated this season....
Manchester United 1-0 Aston Villa: Villans finally relegated as Rashford scores only goal of game

Manchester United 1-0 Aston Villa: Villans finally relegated as Rashford scores only goal of game ByOliver Emmerson

It was last chance saloon for Aston Villa, and they failed to produce at Old Trafford....
Aston Villa cancel Player of the Year awards following disastrous season

Aston Villa cancel Player of the Year awards following disastrous season ByOliver Emmerson

Nobody will win Player's Player of the Year this time around, or any other award....
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