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Aston Villa Took Action to Avoid Potential Europa Conference League Ban

Aston Villa's Potential UEFA ConflictWhile the likes of Juventus and Osasana await their fate in terms of UEFA allowing them to compete in the...
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Aston Villa’s Financial Problems Are All Over According to New CEO

"We have a completely clear balance sheet" - Christian Purslow, Villa ceo At the press conference that revealed both Aston Villa Head Coach Dean Smith...
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Factors That Provide Hope in the Worst Case Aston Villa Takeover Scenario

I wouldn't bet against there being no new Aston Villa owner in place by the time the 2014/15 season kicks off. With no sign...
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Aston Villa and Birmingham City’s Differing EFL Transfer Embargo Treatment

The EFL has had a busy time this summer dealing with the financial difficulties of both Aston Villa and Birmingham City during pre-season. The...
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Deciphering Tony Xia’s Statement to Aston Villa Fans

Word Up After weeks of radio silence, Aston Villa owner Tony Xia has issued a long statement (see below) to Villa supporters. In it, he...
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Tony Xia Plots More Measured Approach Than Last Season

Reality The main overhaul of the Aston Villa squad has been done. The last two transfer windows saw a startling spend for a Championship team...