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Aston Villa fans unhappy with Amartey links


Some fans of Aston Villa have taken to social media to express their frustration at the rumours linking their club with Leicester City defender Daniel Amartey. Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce is said to be looking for defensive reinforcements and has reportedly identified the Ghanaian as a target in January. Amartey and Leicester team-mate Leonardo Ulloa have been linked in ...

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Aston Villa want Daniel Amartey on loan


English Championship side Aston Villa are reportedly interested in signing Ghana international Daniel Amartey on loan from Leicester. Amartey has been deemed surplus to requirements having made just four appearances for the foxes all season. According to reports in the Telegraph, Villa Voss Steve Bruce has identified Amartey as one of his targets this window in view of boosting his ...

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Albert Adomah pays tribute to legendary BBC commentator John Motson

Albert Adomah (Image credit: Getty Images)

Football fans in England were hit with the news that legendary BBC commentator, John Motson, was retiring from his position at the end of the current football season. Motson or “Motty” as he is popularly called, worked for the BBC for 50 years, as one of their commentators and his voice and general style of running commentary on football matches ...

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Former England defender Ugo Ehiogu dies

Ugo Ehiogu was capped four times by England (Image credit: Getty Images)

Former England and Aston Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu has died at the age of 44 after suffering a cardiac arrest at Tottenham’s training centre on Thursday. A Spurs statement said Ehiogu died in hospital in the early hours of Friday. Ehiogu, who was Spurs’ Under-23s coach, was capped four times by England. “Words cannot express the shock and sadness that ...

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Jordan Ayew eyes long-term stay with Swansea


Swansea City and Ghana centre forward Jordan Ayew has hinted that the Liberty Stadium could become his long-term home for the foreseeable future. The 25-year-old striker was acquired in a player plus money deal that saw Neil Taylor head in the opposite direction. He signed a three-and-a-half year deal with the Welsh club that propelled older brother Andre to become ...

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Swansea City step up chase for Aston Villa’s Jordan Ayew


English Premier League side Swansea City is looking at the possibility of signing Jordan Ayew in the January transfer window. Ayew has endured a frustrating spell under Steve Bruce this season and is looking for a way out of the club. A return to France with Marseille has been on the cards but with Swansea City fighting for their lives ...

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Aston Villa appoint Steve Bruce as Roberto Di Matteo’s successor


Steve Bruce has been confirmed as Aston Villa’s new manager. The 55-year-old replaces Roberto Di Matteo, who was axed last month after just 124 days in the job. Bruce, who spent a successful spell in charge of Villa’s Midlands rivals Birmingham, has signed a five-year contract with the Championship side. Bruce told the club’s official site: “It’s a wonderful opportunity. ...

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