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Dalian Atkinson dies after being Tasered in Telford by police

Dalian Atkinson achieved most success at Aston Villa, but also played for Ipswich Town and Sheffield Wednesday

Former footballer Dalian Atkinson has died after being shot with a Taser by police at his father’s house. Police said the weapon was deployed at about 01:30 BST in Telford, Shropshire after officers were called to a report of concern for a man’s safety. A neighbour described seeing the former Aston Villa star, 48, being Tasered after “stumbling towards” the ...

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Jordan Ayew scores in Aston Villa defeat to Luton in EPL Cup

(Image credit: BPI/ Michael Zemanek)

Ghana’s Jordan Ayew found the net for Aston Villa in their 3-1 loss to Luton Town in the first round of the English Football League (EFL) Cup on Wednesday. Ayew and his team-mates are trying to come back to the Premier League following their relegation last season and they were engaged in the cup competition as part of their season ...

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Swansea City join race to sign Jordan Ayew

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Swansea City have joined the race to sign Ghana star Jordan Ayew from Aston Villa according reports in the English media. This comes just two days after his elder brother Andre left the Welsh side to join West Ham United in a club record transfer of 20.5 million pounds. With Andre’s wonderful experience at the Welsh side, the Swans are ...

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Hamburg bid £8m for Aston Villa’s Jordan Ayew


Aston Villa striker Jordan Ayew is the subject of an £8million offer from Hamburg. The 24-year-old Ghana international has scored three goals in two games during pre-season after finishing last term as Villa’s leading goalscorer. Ayew has been the subject of enquiries from West Ham, Bordeaux and Galatasaray yet Villa owner Tony Xia said he would instead be staying as ...

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Moyes interested in Villa vacancy


David Moyes is interested in the Aston Villa manager’s job but has not yet been contacted by the club. Nearly six months after being sacked by Real Sociedad, Moyes is keen to get back into football and is attracted by the challenge of reviving Aston Villa. He has seen them live recently and would be receptive to talks. But he’s ...

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Jordan Ayew to miss out on Villa award this season

WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JULY 28:  Jordan Ayew of Aston Villa looks on during the pre season friendly between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa at Molineux on July 28, 2015 in Wolverhampton, England.  (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Ghana’s Jordan Ayew will not be getting any form of recognition for his efforts at his club Aston Villa this season. This is because the club has cancelled the annual player of the year awards as the Villans are set to be relegated from the Barclays Premier League. They lie bottom of the table with 16 points from 33 matches ...

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Remi Garde leaves Aston Villa after 147 days in charge


Aston Villa manager Remi Garde has left the club by mutual consent. The Frenchman was only appointed in November on a three-and-a-half-year deal, but has been unable to prevent their slide towards relegation. Villa sit bottom of the Barclays Premier League, 12 points from safety with seven games remaining. Villa said in a statement on Tuesday night: “The club would ...

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