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Ollie Watkins tipped to score bucket loads for Aston Villa by boss Dean Smith

Ollie Watkins tipped to score bucket loads for Aston Villa by boss Dean Smith

Aston Villa striker Ollie Watkins will be looking for his first Premier League goal against Fulham on Monday night and Dean Smith believes the summer signing f [...]

Read full article: Ollie Watkins tipped to score bucket loa...→
Southgate urged to return to Aston Villa to keep tabs on England hopefuls

Southgate urged to return to Aston Villa to keep tabs on England hopefuls

Villa boss Dean Smith reckons Jack Grealish and Tyrone Mings could be joined in the England squad by Ezri Konsa and Ollie Watkins this season

Read full article: Southgate urged to return to Aston Villa...→
Tyrone Mings extends stay at Aston Villa

Tyrone Mings extends stay at Aston Villa

Villa recently tied down Jack Grealish to a new contract and signed Ollie Watkins, Matty Cash, Emiliano Martinez and Bertrand Traore.

Read full article: Tyrone Mings extends stay at Aston Villa...→
Aston Villa team news as Smith prepares to dish out debuts vs Sheffield United

Aston Villa team news as Smith prepares to dish out debuts vs Sheffield United

Villa entertain Sheffield United in the Premier League on Monday with boss Smith expected to start Ollie Watkins, Matty Cash and Emiliano Martinez

Read full article: Aston Villa team news as Smith prepares ...→
Gareth Bale return crucial for Harry Kane and Man Utd should have battled Spurs

Gareth Bale return crucial for Harry Kane and Man Utd should have battled Spurs

Paul Merson Column: Gareth Bale's return to Tottenham pivotal but won't get them top four, Chelsea need statement vs Liverpool and Aston Villa's signing of Oll [...]

Read full article: Gareth Bale return crucial for Harry Kan...→
Aston Villa fans respond to Chris Wilder after Sheffield United transfer claim

Aston Villa fans respond to Chris Wilder after Sheffield United transfer claim

Aston Villa transfer news Blades boss name-checked Ollie Watkins in a press conference yesterday when he was speaking about the financial capabilities of his s [...]

Read full article: Aston Villa fans respond to Chris Wilder...→
Aston Villa sent message over Ollie Watkins transfer fee

Aston Villa sent message over Ollie Watkins transfer fee

Ollie Watkins joined Aston Villa in a record £28million transfer from Championship side Brentford

Read full article: Aston Villa sent message over Ollie Watk...→
Ex-Villa star's verdict on Ollie Watkins with price tag pressure

Ex-Villa star's verdict on Ollie Watkins with price tag pressure

The new Villa signing arrived in a £28m deal from brentford which could rise to £33m with add-ons

Read full article: Ex-Villa star's verdict on Ollie Watkins...→
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Burton v Aston Villa: Dean Smith ponders debut for Ollie Watkins

Burton v Aston Villa: Dean Smith ponders debut for Ollie Watkins

Villa boss Dean Smith is weighing up whether to play record signing Ollie Watkins from the start of tonight’s Carabao Cup clash with Burton.

Read full article: Burton v Aston Villa: Dean Smith ponders...→
Watch Ollie Watkins goal stun Man Utd for Aston Villa behind-closed-doors friendly at Villa Park

Watch Ollie Watkins goal stun Man Utd for Aston Villa behind-closed-doors friendly at Villa Park

THIS is the moment Ollie Watkins scored a bullet header to stun Manchester United in their pre-season defeat. Villa’s record £28million signing connected with [...]

Read full article: Watch Ollie Watkins goal stun Man Utd fo...→
Mourinho could rival Smith for transfer after missing out on Watkins

Mourinho could rival Smith for transfer after missing out on Watkins

Aston Villa transfer news - AVFC beat off competition from Tottenham to land record-signing Ollie Watkins

Read full article: Mourinho could rival Smith for transfer ...→
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Lower league clubs need fans back – or some may not see out the season

Lower league clubs need fans back – or some may not see out the season

Search around for a silver lining in the lower reaches of the Football League and the journey leads to Exeter City, who gave themselves a small pat on the back [...]

Read full article: Lower league clubs need fans back – or s...→
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Dean Smith backing Ollie Watkins to be a star in the Prem

Dean Smith backing Ollie Watkins to be a star in the Prem

Dean Smith is confident Ollie Watkins will prove a Premier League hit after defending the fee Villa paid for the striker’s services.

Read full article: Dean Smith backing Ollie Watkins to be a...→
Aston Villa begin talks for €18m Milot Rashica transfer - report

Aston Villa begin talks for €18m Milot Rashica transfer - report

Aston Villa's transfer activity has gone up a notch after bringing Ollie Watkins to the club - and it's claimed they're in discussions for another player

Read full article: Aston Villa begin talks for €18m Milot R...→
Gabriel's admission to Willian and David Luiz after fairytale Arsenal transfer

Gabriel's admission to Willian and David Luiz after fairytale Arsenal transfer

JOHN CROSS COLUMN: The Chinese TV situation is leading to club concerns, Ollie Watkins was a man in demand, Jadon Sancho latest and why Everton's signing of Ja [...]

Read full article: Gabriel's admission to Willian and David...→
Villa sent 'ridiculous' Edouard message after Watkins transfer

Villa sent 'ridiculous' Edouard message after Watkins transfer

Aston Villa finally landed a striker with the arrival of Ollie Watkins from Brentford but want another forward for the 2020/21 season and Celtic's Odsonne Edou [...]

Read full article: Villa sent 'ridiculous' Edouard message ...→
Sky Sports pundits question Villa v Sheff Utd red card call

Sky Sports pundits question Villa v Sheff Utd red card call

John Egan was sent off for a professional foul on Ollie Watkins in Monday night's Premier League clash

Read full article: Sky Sports pundits question Villa v Shef...→
John Egan answers Ollie Watkins question ahead of Villa vs Sheff Utd

John Egan answers Ollie Watkins question ahead of Villa vs Sheff Utd

Former Brentford teammates are set for a reunion this evening as Aston Villa get their Premier League season underway against Sheffield United

Read full article: John Egan answers Ollie Watkins question...→
Jack Grealish provides mouthwatering Ollie Watkins striker verdict

Jack Grealish provides mouthwatering Ollie Watkins striker verdict

Aston Villa latest news - The skipper has been speaking glowingly of Villa's record buy after a goal-den start to his claret and blue career

Read full article: Jack Grealish provides mouthwatering Oll...→
Exeter boss makes Ollie Watkins prediction after Aston Villa move

Exeter boss makes Ollie Watkins prediction after Aston Villa move

Aston Villa made the former Exeter City striker their club-record transfer in a deal from Brentford last week

Read full article: Exeter boss makes Ollie Watkins predicti...→
Aston Villa Dean Smith tells record signing Ollie Watkins not to sweat over £28million price tag

Aston Villa Dean Smith tells record signing Ollie Watkins not to sweat over £28million price tag

Dean Smith wants Ollie Watkins to forget about his £28million price tag after backing the striker to star for Villa.

Read full article: Aston Villa Dean Smith tells record sign...→
Aston Villa fans react to the signing of Emi Martinez

Aston Villa fans react to the signing of Emi Martinez

Emiliano Martinez becomes Aston Villa's third signing of the transfer window after Matty Cash and Ollie Watkins

Read full article: Aston Villa fans react to the signing of...→
The tale of Ollie Watkins' sparkling debut as Villa beat Burton

The tale of Ollie Watkins' sparkling debut as Villa beat Burton

Aston Villa's record signing made his debut at Burton Albion this evening - scoring a goal and winning plaudits, here's how he did

Read full article: The tale of Ollie Watkins' sparkling deb...→
The probable Aston Villa starting line-up for Burton Albion

The probable Aston Villa starting line-up for Burton Albion

Burton Albion vs Aston Villa - £33 million man Ollie Watkins hasn't had much of a pre-season and could well get given around an hour in tonight's second-round [...]

Read full article: The probable Aston Villa starting line-u...→
Newcastle boss Steve Bruce explains why Ollie Watkins transfer wasn't pursued

Newcastle boss Steve Bruce explains why Ollie Watkins transfer wasn't pursued

Newcastle were linked with a move for Ollie Watkins this summer before the Brentford striker joined Aston Villa with Steve Bruce signing Callum Wilson from Bou [...]

Read full article: Newcastle boss Steve Bruce explains why ...→
Solskjaer and United dressing room responds to Villa defeat

Solskjaer and United dressing room responds to Villa defeat

Ollie Watkins scored the only goal as Aston Villa defeated Manchester United in their final pre-season friendly

Read full article: Solskjaer and United dressing room respo...→
Man Utd lose behind friendly to Aston Villa as Solskjaer fields weakened side

Man Utd lose behind friendly to Aston Villa as Solskjaer fields weakened side

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer left out a host of his leading lights as Man Utd were beaten by Aston Villa at Old Trafford with new boy Ollie Watkins grabbing the winner

Read full article: Man Utd lose behind friendly to Aston Vi...→
'Not for sale' warning issued - and it could affect Villa deal

'Not for sale' warning issued - and it could affect Villa deal

Aston Villa are hoping to add to their squad after the arrivals of Matty Cash and Ollie Watkins

Read full article: 'Not for sale' warning issued - and it c...→
EFL season preview: Assessing the seasons ahead for London clubs

EFL season preview: Assessing the seasons ahead for London clubs

With the new Football League season underway this weekend, Standard Sport assesses the campaigns that lie ahead for London's clubs in the Championship, League [...]

Read full article: EFL season preview: Assessing the season...→
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'Top talents' - Dean Smith on Aston Villa's Championship double swoop

'Top talents' - Dean Smith on Aston Villa's Championship double swoop

Aston Villa transfer news: Matty Cash and Ollie Watkins have arrived from Nottingham Forest and Brentford respectively to give Villa a boost ahead of the new P [...]

Read full article: 'Top talents' - Dean Smith on Aston Vill...→
The making of Aston Villa's record-breaking signing Ollie Watkins

The making of Aston Villa's record-breaking signing Ollie Watkins

Aston Villa transfers - Here's the inside story of Watkins' time at Weston-super-Mare in the Conference South, including details of a harrowing car crash follo [...]

Read full article: The making of Aston Villa's record-break...→
Dean Smith issues intriguing Aston Villa transfer message

Dean Smith issues intriguing Aston Villa transfer message

Aston Villa transfers - The boss spoke out about Villa's pursuit of adding yet more quality to their ranks following the £88 million spree on Matty Cash, Ollie [...]

Read full article: Dean Smith issues intriguing Aston Villa...→
Aston Villa old boy gives glowing Ollie Watkins verdict

Aston Villa old boy gives glowing Ollie Watkins verdict

The prolific striker joined Villa in a big-money move from Brentford this summer

Read full article: Aston Villa old boy gives glowing Ollie ...→
Defiant Lennon issues transfer update on Villa-linked Edouard

Defiant Lennon issues transfer update on Villa-linked Edouard

Aston Villa are reported to be looking for another striker to complement the addition of Ollie Watkins - and have been consistently linked with this man

Read full article: Defiant Lennon issues transfer update on...→
Aston Villa sent Tammy Abraham message after Ollie Watkins deal

Aston Villa sent Tammy Abraham message after Ollie Watkins deal

It is no secret Dean Smith wanted to keep the Chelsea striker at Aston Villa last year and Paul Merson thinks the move could have happened this summer

Read full article: Aston Villa sent Tammy Abraham message a...→
Dean Smith reveals Ollie Watkins talks & provides transfer lowdown

Dean Smith reveals Ollie Watkins talks & provides transfer lowdown

Aston Villa transfer latest - The head coach has been speaking about his new striker after Watkins arrived for a club-record transfer fee. The 24-year-old scor [...]

Read full article: Dean Smith reveals Ollie Watkins talks &...→
Aston Villa sign Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez on four-year deal

Aston Villa sign Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez on four-year deal

The 28-year-old shot-stopper has signed a four-year deal at Villa Park, moving for a reported £20million.... Martinez ends a 10-year association with Arsenal b [...]

Read full article: Aston Villa sign Arsenal goalkeeper Emil...→
Crystal Palace in talks over £25m Said Benrahma deal

Crystal Palace in talks over £25m Said Benrahma deal

Crystal Palace have opened talks with Brentford over a deal for Said Benrahma, who is set to cost £25million should the Eagles push ahead with a move. The Bees [...]

Read full article: Crystal Palace in talks over £25m Said B...→
Villa set to be handed Said Benrahma hammer blow - reports

Villa set to be handed Said Benrahma hammer blow - reports

Aston Villa transfer news - AVFC have already signed Brentford's Ollie Watkins and Dean Smith has targeted Said Benrahma

Read full article: Villa set to be handed Said Benrahma ham...→
Bruno Fernandes might have a new Man United teammate who is just like him

Bruno Fernandes might have a new Man United teammate who is just like him

Man Utd talking points after Ollie Watkins consigned them to defeat in a pre-season friendly against Aston Villa on Saturday afternoon.

Read full article: Bruno Fernandes might have a new Man Uni...→
Tyrone Mings lifts lid on Ollie Watkins in Aston Villa training

Tyrone Mings lifts lid on Ollie Watkins in Aston Villa training

Aston Villa latest news - Tyrone Mings has been battling with Ollie Watkins at Bodymoor Heath in the run up to today's friendly against Manchester United at Vi [...]

Read full article: Tyrone Mings lifts lid on Ollie Watkins ...→
Brentford boss issues Aston Villa transfer demand for Benrahma

Brentford boss issues Aston Villa transfer demand for Benrahma

Aston Villa transfer news - Thomas Frank has broken his silence on the ongoing links surrounding wing wizard Said Benrahma who, like Ollie Watkins, missed a nu [...]

Read full article: Brentford boss issues Aston Villa transf...→
Arsenal make Emi Martinez transfer decision as Villa handed Milot Rashica boost

Arsenal make Emi Martinez transfer decision as Villa handed Milot Rashica boost

Aston Villa transfer news: All the latest from Villa Park as Dean Smith's side continue their work in the market this summer after signing Matty Cash and Ollie [...]

Read full article: Arsenal make Emi Martinez transfer decis...→
Aston Villa's Josh King 'bid rejected' as Fulham enter race

Aston Villa's Josh King 'bid rejected' as Fulham enter race

Aston Villa news - after signing Ollie Watkins from Brentford, Smith remains in the market for another striker

Read full article: Aston Villa's Josh King 'bid rejected' a...→
Aston Villa legend Agbonlahor makes bold Ollie Watkins prediction

Aston Villa legend Agbonlahor makes bold Ollie Watkins prediction

Aston Villa smashed their transfer record when they signed Ollie Watkins - and this Claret and Blue great backs the move

Read full article: Aston Villa legend Agbonlahor makes bold...→
Ollie Watkins tipped to score bucket loads for Aston Villa by boss Dean Smith

Ollie Watkins tipped to score bucket loads for Aston Villa by boss Dean Smith

Aston Villa striker Ollie Watkins will be looking for his first Premier League goal against Fulham on Monday night and Dean Smith believes the summer signing f [...]

Read full article: Ollie Watkins tipped to score bucket loa...→
Dean Smith issues intriguing Aston Villa transfer message

Dean Smith issues intriguing Aston Villa transfer message

Aston Villa transfers - The boss spoke out about Villa's pursuit of adding yet more quality to their ranks following the £88 million spree on Matty Cash, Ollie [...]

Read full article: Dean Smith issues intriguing Aston Villa...→
Sky Sports pundits question Villa v Sheff Utd red card call

Sky Sports pundits question Villa v Sheff Utd red card call

John Egan was sent off for a professional foul on Ollie Watkins in Monday night's Premier League clash

Read full article: Sky Sports pundits question Villa v Shef...→
Tyrone Mings extends stay at Aston Villa

Tyrone Mings extends stay at Aston Villa

Villa recently tied down Jack Grealish to a new contract and signed Ollie Watkins, Matty Cash, Emiliano Martinez and Bertrand Traore.

Read full article: Tyrone Mings extends stay at Aston Villa...→
Defiant Lennon issues transfer update on Villa-linked Edouard

Defiant Lennon issues transfer update on Villa-linked Edouard

Aston Villa are reported to be looking for another striker to complement the addition of Ollie Watkins - and have been consistently linked with this man

Read full article: Defiant Lennon issues transfer update on...→
Jack Grealish provides mouthwatering Ollie Watkins striker verdict

Jack Grealish provides mouthwatering Ollie Watkins striker verdict

Aston Villa latest news - The skipper has been speaking glowingly of Villa's record buy after a goal-den start to his claret and blue career

Read full article: Jack Grealish provides mouthwatering Oll...→
Gareth Bale return crucial for Harry Kane and Man Utd should have battled Spurs

Gareth Bale return crucial for Harry Kane and Man Utd should have battled Spurs

Paul Merson Column: Gareth Bale's return to Tottenham pivotal but won't get them top four, Chelsea need statement vs Liverpool and Aston Villa's signing of Oll [...]

Read full article: Gareth Bale return crucial for Harry Kan...→
Aston Villa Dean Smith tells record signing Ollie Watkins not to sweat over £28million price tag

Aston Villa Dean Smith tells record signing Ollie Watkins not to sweat over £28million price tag

Dean Smith wants Ollie Watkins to forget about his £28million price tag after backing the striker to star for Villa.

Read full article: Aston Villa Dean Smith tells record sign...→
Aston Villa sent message over Ollie Watkins transfer fee

Aston Villa sent message over Ollie Watkins transfer fee

Ollie Watkins joined Aston Villa in a record £28million transfer from Championship side Brentford

Read full article: Aston Villa sent message over Ollie Watk...→
Aston Villa sign Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez on four-year deal

Aston Villa sign Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez on four-year deal

The 28-year-old shot-stopper has signed a four-year deal at Villa Park, moving for a reported £20million.... Martinez ends a 10-year association with Arsenal b [...]

Read full article: Aston Villa sign Arsenal goalkeeper Emil...→
The tale of Ollie Watkins' sparkling debut as Villa beat Burton

The tale of Ollie Watkins' sparkling debut as Villa beat Burton

Aston Villa's record signing made his debut at Burton Albion this evening - scoring a goal and winning plaudits, here's how he did

Read full article: The tale of Ollie Watkins' sparkling deb...→
Burton v Aston Villa: Dean Smith ponders debut for Ollie Watkins

Burton v Aston Villa: Dean Smith ponders debut for Ollie Watkins

Villa boss Dean Smith is weighing up whether to play record signing Ollie Watkins from the start of tonight’s Carabao Cup clash with Burton.

Read full article: Burton v Aston Villa: Dean Smith ponders...→
Newcastle boss Steve Bruce explains why Ollie Watkins transfer wasn't pursued

Newcastle boss Steve Bruce explains why Ollie Watkins transfer wasn't pursued

Newcastle were linked with a move for Ollie Watkins this summer before the Brentford striker joined Aston Villa with Steve Bruce signing Callum Wilson from Bou [...]

Read full article: Newcastle boss Steve Bruce explains why ...→
Mourinho could rival Smith for transfer after missing out on Watkins

Mourinho could rival Smith for transfer after missing out on Watkins

Aston Villa transfer news - AVFC beat off competition from Tottenham to land record-signing Ollie Watkins

Read full article: Mourinho could rival Smith for transfer ...→
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Bruno Fernandes might have a new Man United teammate who is just like him

Bruno Fernandes might have a new Man United teammate who is just like him

Man Utd talking points after Ollie Watkins consigned them to defeat in a pre-season friendly against Aston Villa on Saturday afternoon.

Read full article: Bruno Fernandes might have a new Man Uni...→
Man Utd lose behind friendly to Aston Villa as Solskjaer fields weakened side

Man Utd lose behind friendly to Aston Villa as Solskjaer fields weakened side

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer left out a host of his leading lights as Man Utd were beaten by Aston Villa at Old Trafford with new boy Ollie Watkins grabbing the winner

Read full article: Man Utd lose behind friendly to Aston Vi...→
Dean Smith backing Ollie Watkins to be a star in the Prem

Dean Smith backing Ollie Watkins to be a star in the Prem

Dean Smith is confident Ollie Watkins will prove a Premier League hit after defending the fee Villa paid for the striker’s services.

Read full article: Dean Smith backing Ollie Watkins to be a...→
Brentford boss issues Aston Villa transfer demand for Benrahma

Brentford boss issues Aston Villa transfer demand for Benrahma

Aston Villa transfer news - Thomas Frank has broken his silence on the ongoing links surrounding wing wizard Said Benrahma who, like Ollie Watkins, missed a nu [...]

Read full article: Brentford boss issues Aston Villa transf...→
EFL season preview: Assessing the seasons ahead for London clubs

EFL season preview: Assessing the seasons ahead for London clubs

With the new Football League season underway this weekend, Standard Sport assesses the campaigns that lie ahead for London's clubs in the Championship, League [...]

Read full article: EFL season preview: Assessing the season...→
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Gabriel's admission to Willian and David Luiz after fairytale Arsenal transfer

Gabriel's admission to Willian and David Luiz after fairytale Arsenal transfer

JOHN CROSS COLUMN: The Chinese TV situation is leading to club concerns, Ollie Watkins was a man in demand, Jadon Sancho latest and why Everton's signing of Ja [...]

Read full article: Gabriel's admission to Willian and David...→
Aston Villa's Josh King 'bid rejected' as Fulham enter race

Aston Villa's Josh King 'bid rejected' as Fulham enter race

Aston Villa news - after signing Ollie Watkins from Brentford, Smith remains in the market for another striker

Read full article: Aston Villa's Josh King 'bid rejected' a...→
The making of Aston Villa's record-breaking signing Ollie Watkins

The making of Aston Villa's record-breaking signing Ollie Watkins

Aston Villa transfers - Here's the inside story of Watkins' time at Weston-super-Mare in the Conference South, including details of a harrowing car crash follo [...]

Read full article: The making of Aston Villa's record-break...→
Villa sent 'ridiculous' Edouard message after Watkins transfer

Villa sent 'ridiculous' Edouard message after Watkins transfer

Aston Villa finally landed a striker with the arrival of Ollie Watkins from Brentford but want another forward for the 2020/21 season and Celtic's Odsonne Edou [...]

Read full article: Villa sent 'ridiculous' Edouard message ...→
Southgate urged to return to Aston Villa to keep tabs on England hopefuls

Southgate urged to return to Aston Villa to keep tabs on England hopefuls

Villa boss Dean Smith reckons Jack Grealish and Tyrone Mings could be joined in the England squad by Ezri Konsa and Ollie Watkins this season

Read full article: Southgate urged to return to Aston Villa...→
Aston Villa old boy gives glowing Ollie Watkins verdict

Aston Villa old boy gives glowing Ollie Watkins verdict

The prolific striker joined Villa in a big-money move from Brentford this summer

Read full article: Aston Villa old boy gives glowing Ollie ...→
John Egan answers Ollie Watkins question ahead of Villa vs Sheff Utd

John Egan answers Ollie Watkins question ahead of Villa vs Sheff Utd

Former Brentford teammates are set for a reunion this evening as Aston Villa get their Premier League season underway against Sheffield United

Read full article: John Egan answers Ollie Watkins question...→
Aston Villa team news as Smith prepares to dish out debuts vs Sheffield United

Aston Villa team news as Smith prepares to dish out debuts vs Sheffield United

Villa entertain Sheffield United in the Premier League on Monday with boss Smith expected to start Ollie Watkins, Matty Cash and Emiliano Martinez

Read full article: Aston Villa team news as Smith prepares ...→
Aston Villa sent Tammy Abraham message after Ollie Watkins deal

Aston Villa sent Tammy Abraham message after Ollie Watkins deal

It is no secret Dean Smith wanted to keep the Chelsea striker at Aston Villa last year and Paul Merson thinks the move could have happened this summer

Read full article: Aston Villa sent Tammy Abraham message a...→
Exeter boss makes Ollie Watkins prediction after Aston Villa move

Exeter boss makes Ollie Watkins prediction after Aston Villa move

Aston Villa made the former Exeter City striker their club-record transfer in a deal from Brentford last week

Read full article: Exeter boss makes Ollie Watkins predicti...→
Aston Villa fans respond to Chris Wilder after Sheffield United transfer claim

Aston Villa fans respond to Chris Wilder after Sheffield United transfer claim

Aston Villa transfer news Blades boss name-checked Ollie Watkins in a press conference yesterday when he was speaking about the financial capabilities of his s [...]

Read full article: Aston Villa fans respond to Chris Wilder...→
Dean Smith reveals Ollie Watkins talks & provides transfer lowdown

Dean Smith reveals Ollie Watkins talks & provides transfer lowdown

Aston Villa transfer latest - The head coach has been speaking about his new striker after Watkins arrived for a club-record transfer fee. The 24-year-old scor [...]

Read full article: Dean Smith reveals Ollie Watkins talks &...→
Aston Villa fans react to the signing of Emi Martinez

Aston Villa fans react to the signing of Emi Martinez

Emiliano Martinez becomes Aston Villa's third signing of the transfer window after Matty Cash and Ollie Watkins

Read full article: Aston Villa fans react to the signing of...→
Ex-Villa star's verdict on Ollie Watkins with price tag pressure

Ex-Villa star's verdict on Ollie Watkins with price tag pressure

The new Villa signing arrived in a £28m deal from brentford which could rise to £33m with add-ons

Read full article: Ex-Villa star's verdict on Ollie Watkins...→
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Crystal Palace in talks over £25m Said Benrahma deal

Crystal Palace in talks over £25m Said Benrahma deal

Crystal Palace have opened talks with Brentford over a deal for Said Benrahma, who is set to cost £25million should the Eagles push ahead with a move. The Bees [...]

Read full article: Crystal Palace in talks over £25m Said B...→
The probable Aston Villa starting line-up for Burton Albion

The probable Aston Villa starting line-up for Burton Albion

Burton Albion vs Aston Villa - £33 million man Ollie Watkins hasn't had much of a pre-season and could well get given around an hour in tonight's second-round [...]

Read full article: The probable Aston Villa starting line-u...→
Watch Ollie Watkins goal stun Man Utd for Aston Villa behind-closed-doors friendly at Villa Park

Watch Ollie Watkins goal stun Man Utd for Aston Villa behind-closed-doors friendly at Villa Park

THIS is the moment Ollie Watkins scored a bullet header to stun Manchester United in their pre-season defeat. Villa’s record £28million signing connected with [...]

Read full article: Watch Ollie Watkins goal stun Man Utd fo...→
Villa set to be handed Said Benrahma hammer blow - reports

Villa set to be handed Said Benrahma hammer blow - reports

Aston Villa transfer news - AVFC have already signed Brentford's Ollie Watkins and Dean Smith has targeted Said Benrahma

Read full article: Villa set to be handed Said Benrahma ham...→
Solskjaer and United dressing room responds to Villa defeat

Solskjaer and United dressing room responds to Villa defeat

Ollie Watkins scored the only goal as Aston Villa defeated Manchester United in their final pre-season friendly

Read full article: Solskjaer and United dressing room respo...→
Lower league clubs need fans back – or some may not see out the season

Lower league clubs need fans back – or some may not see out the season

Search around for a silver lining in the lower reaches of the Football League and the journey leads to Exeter City, who gave themselves a small pat on the back [...]

Read full article: Lower league clubs need fans back – or s...→
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Tyrone Mings lifts lid on Ollie Watkins in Aston Villa training

Tyrone Mings lifts lid on Ollie Watkins in Aston Villa training

Aston Villa latest news - Tyrone Mings has been battling with Ollie Watkins at Bodymoor Heath in the run up to today's friendly against Manchester United at Vi [...]

Read full article: Tyrone Mings lifts lid on Ollie Watkins ...→
'Not for sale' warning issued - and it could affect Villa deal

'Not for sale' warning issued - and it could affect Villa deal

Aston Villa are hoping to add to their squad after the arrivals of Matty Cash and Ollie Watkins

Read full article: 'Not for sale' warning issued - and it c...→
Aston Villa begin talks for €18m Milot Rashica transfer - report

Aston Villa begin talks for €18m Milot Rashica transfer - report

Aston Villa's transfer activity has gone up a notch after bringing Ollie Watkins to the club - and it's claimed they're in discussions for another player

Read full article: Aston Villa begin talks for €18m Milot R...→
Arsenal make Emi Martinez transfer decision as Villa handed Milot Rashica boost

Arsenal make Emi Martinez transfer decision as Villa handed Milot Rashica boost

Aston Villa transfer news: All the latest from Villa Park as Dean Smith's side continue their work in the market this summer after signing Matty Cash and Ollie [...]

Read full article: Arsenal make Emi Martinez transfer decis...→
'Top talents' - Dean Smith on Aston Villa's Championship double swoop

'Top talents' - Dean Smith on Aston Villa's Championship double swoop

Aston Villa transfer news: Matty Cash and Ollie Watkins have arrived from Nottingham Forest and Brentford respectively to give Villa a boost ahead of the new P [...]

Read full article: 'Top talents' - Dean Smith on Aston Vill...→
Aston Villa legend Agbonlahor makes bold Ollie Watkins prediction

Aston Villa legend Agbonlahor makes bold Ollie Watkins prediction

Aston Villa smashed their transfer record when they signed Ollie Watkins - and this Claret and Blue great backs the move

Read full article: Aston Villa legend Agbonlahor makes bold...→
Ollie Watkins tipped to score bucket loads for Aston Villa by boss Dean Smith

Ollie Watkins tipped to score bucket loads for Aston Villa by boss Dean Smith

Aston Villa striker Ollie Watkins will be looking for his first Premier League goal against Fulham on Monday night and Dean Smith believes the summer signing f [...]

Read full article: Ollie Watkins tipped to score bucket loa...→
Dean Smith issues intriguing Aston Villa transfer message

Dean Smith issues intriguing Aston Villa transfer message

Aston Villa transfers - The boss spoke out about Villa's pursuit of adding yet more quality to their ranks following the £88 million spree on Matty Cash, Ollie [...]

Read full article: Dean Smith issues intriguing Aston Villa...→
Southgate urged to return to Aston Villa to keep tabs on England hopefuls

Southgate urged to return to Aston Villa to keep tabs on England hopefuls

Villa boss Dean Smith reckons Jack Grealish and Tyrone Mings could be joined in the England squad by Ezri Konsa and Ollie Watkins this season

Read full article: Southgate urged to return to Aston Villa...→
Sky Sports pundits question Villa v Sheff Utd red card call

Sky Sports pundits question Villa v Sheff Utd red card call

John Egan was sent off for a professional foul on Ollie Watkins in Monday night's Premier League clash

Read full article: Sky Sports pundits question Villa v Shef...→
Aston Villa old boy gives glowing Ollie Watkins verdict

Aston Villa old boy gives glowing Ollie Watkins verdict

The prolific striker joined Villa in a big-money move from Brentford this summer

Read full article: Aston Villa old boy gives glowing Ollie ...→
Tyrone Mings extends stay at Aston Villa

Tyrone Mings extends stay at Aston Villa

Villa recently tied down Jack Grealish to a new contract and signed Ollie Watkins, Matty Cash, Emiliano Martinez and Bertrand Traore.

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John Egan answers Ollie Watkins question ahead of Villa vs Sheff Utd

John Egan answers Ollie Watkins question ahead of Villa vs Sheff Utd

Former Brentford teammates are set for a reunion this evening as Aston Villa get their Premier League season underway against Sheffield United

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Defiant Lennon issues transfer update on Villa-linked Edouard

Defiant Lennon issues transfer update on Villa-linked Edouard

Aston Villa are reported to be looking for another striker to complement the addition of Ollie Watkins - and have been consistently linked with this man

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Aston Villa team news as Smith prepares to dish out debuts vs Sheffield United

Aston Villa team news as Smith prepares to dish out debuts vs Sheffield United

Villa entertain Sheffield United in the Premier League on Monday with boss Smith expected to start Ollie Watkins, Matty Cash and Emiliano Martinez

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Jack Grealish provides mouthwatering Ollie Watkins striker verdict

Jack Grealish provides mouthwatering Ollie Watkins striker verdict

Aston Villa latest news - The skipper has been speaking glowingly of Villa's record buy after a goal-den start to his claret and blue career

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Aston Villa sent Tammy Abraham message after Ollie Watkins deal

Aston Villa sent Tammy Abraham message after Ollie Watkins deal

It is no secret Dean Smith wanted to keep the Chelsea striker at Aston Villa last year and Paul Merson thinks the move could have happened this summer

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Gareth Bale return crucial for Harry Kane and Man Utd should have battled Spurs

Gareth Bale return crucial for Harry Kane and Man Utd should have battled Spurs

Paul Merson Column: Gareth Bale's return to Tottenham pivotal but won't get them top four, Chelsea need statement vs Liverpool and Aston Villa's signing of Oll [...]

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Exeter boss makes Ollie Watkins prediction after Aston Villa move

Exeter boss makes Ollie Watkins prediction after Aston Villa move

Aston Villa made the former Exeter City striker their club-record transfer in a deal from Brentford last week

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Aston Villa fans respond to Chris Wilder after Sheffield United transfer claim

Aston Villa fans respond to Chris Wilder after Sheffield United transfer claim

Aston Villa transfer news Blades boss name-checked Ollie Watkins in a press conference yesterday when he was speaking about the financial capabilities of his s [...]

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Aston Villa Dean Smith tells record signing Ollie Watkins not to sweat over £28million price tag

Aston Villa Dean Smith tells record signing Ollie Watkins not to sweat over £28million price tag

Dean Smith wants Ollie Watkins to forget about his £28million price tag after backing the striker to star for Villa.

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Dean Smith reveals Ollie Watkins talks & provides transfer lowdown

Dean Smith reveals Ollie Watkins talks & provides transfer lowdown

Aston Villa transfer latest - The head coach has been speaking about his new striker after Watkins arrived for a club-record transfer fee. The 24-year-old scor [...]

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Aston Villa sent message over Ollie Watkins transfer fee

Aston Villa sent message over Ollie Watkins transfer fee

Ollie Watkins joined Aston Villa in a record £28million transfer from Championship side Brentford

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Aston Villa fans react to the signing of Emi Martinez

Aston Villa fans react to the signing of Emi Martinez

Emiliano Martinez becomes Aston Villa's third signing of the transfer window after Matty Cash and Ollie Watkins

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Aston Villa sign Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez on four-year deal

Aston Villa sign Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez on four-year deal

The 28-year-old shot-stopper has signed a four-year deal at Villa Park, moving for a reported £20million.... Martinez ends a 10-year association with Arsenal b [...]

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Ex-Villa star's verdict on Ollie Watkins with price tag pressure

Ex-Villa star's verdict on Ollie Watkins with price tag pressure

The new Villa signing arrived in a £28m deal from brentford which could rise to £33m with add-ons

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The tale of Ollie Watkins' sparkling debut as Villa beat Burton

The tale of Ollie Watkins' sparkling debut as Villa beat Burton

Aston Villa's record signing made his debut at Burton Albion this evening - scoring a goal and winning plaudits, here's how he did

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Crystal Palace in talks over £25m Said Benrahma deal

Crystal Palace in talks over £25m Said Benrahma deal

Crystal Palace have opened talks with Brentford over a deal for Said Benrahma, who is set to cost £25million should the Eagles push ahead with a move. The Bees [...]

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Burton v Aston Villa: Dean Smith ponders debut for Ollie Watkins

Burton v Aston Villa: Dean Smith ponders debut for Ollie Watkins

Villa boss Dean Smith is weighing up whether to play record signing Ollie Watkins from the start of tonight’s Carabao Cup clash with Burton.

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The probable Aston Villa starting line-up for Burton Albion

The probable Aston Villa starting line-up for Burton Albion

Burton Albion vs Aston Villa - £33 million man Ollie Watkins hasn't had much of a pre-season and could well get given around an hour in tonight's second-round [...]

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Watch Ollie Watkins goal stun Man Utd for Aston Villa behind-closed-doors friendly at Villa Park

Watch Ollie Watkins goal stun Man Utd for Aston Villa behind-closed-doors friendly at Villa Park

THIS is the moment Ollie Watkins scored a bullet header to stun Manchester United in their pre-season defeat. Villa’s record £28million signing connected with [...]

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Newcastle boss Steve Bruce explains why Ollie Watkins transfer wasn't pursued

Newcastle boss Steve Bruce explains why Ollie Watkins transfer wasn't pursued

Newcastle were linked with a move for Ollie Watkins this summer before the Brentford striker joined Aston Villa with Steve Bruce signing Callum Wilson from Bou [...]

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Villa set to be handed Said Benrahma hammer blow - reports

Villa set to be handed Said Benrahma hammer blow - reports

Aston Villa transfer news - AVFC have already signed Brentford's Ollie Watkins and Dean Smith has targeted Said Benrahma

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Mourinho could rival Smith for transfer after missing out on Watkins

Mourinho could rival Smith for transfer after missing out on Watkins

Aston Villa transfer news - AVFC beat off competition from Tottenham to land record-signing Ollie Watkins

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Solskjaer and United dressing room responds to Villa defeat

Solskjaer and United dressing room responds to Villa defeat

Ollie Watkins scored the only goal as Aston Villa defeated Manchester United in their final pre-season friendly

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Bruno Fernandes might have a new Man United teammate who is just like him

Bruno Fernandes might have a new Man United teammate who is just like him

Man Utd talking points after Ollie Watkins consigned them to defeat in a pre-season friendly against Aston Villa on Saturday afternoon.

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Lower league clubs need fans back – or some may not see out the season

Lower league clubs need fans back – or some may not see out the season

Search around for a silver lining in the lower reaches of the Football League and the journey leads to Exeter City, who gave themselves a small pat on the back [...]

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Man Utd lose behind friendly to Aston Villa as Solskjaer fields weakened side

Man Utd lose behind friendly to Aston Villa as Solskjaer fields weakened side

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer left out a host of his leading lights as Man Utd were beaten by Aston Villa at Old Trafford with new boy Ollie Watkins grabbing the winner

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Tyrone Mings lifts lid on Ollie Watkins in Aston Villa training

Tyrone Mings lifts lid on Ollie Watkins in Aston Villa training

Aston Villa latest news - Tyrone Mings has been battling with Ollie Watkins at Bodymoor Heath in the run up to today's friendly against Manchester United at Vi [...]

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Dean Smith backing Ollie Watkins to be a star in the Prem

Dean Smith backing Ollie Watkins to be a star in the Prem

Dean Smith is confident Ollie Watkins will prove a Premier League hit after defending the fee Villa paid for the striker’s services.

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'Not for sale' warning issued - and it could affect Villa deal

'Not for sale' warning issued - and it could affect Villa deal

Aston Villa are hoping to add to their squad after the arrivals of Matty Cash and Ollie Watkins

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Brentford boss issues Aston Villa transfer demand for Benrahma

Brentford boss issues Aston Villa transfer demand for Benrahma

Aston Villa transfer news - Thomas Frank has broken his silence on the ongoing links surrounding wing wizard Said Benrahma who, like Ollie Watkins, missed a nu [...]

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Aston Villa begin talks for €18m Milot Rashica transfer - report

Aston Villa begin talks for €18m Milot Rashica transfer - report

Aston Villa's transfer activity has gone up a notch after bringing Ollie Watkins to the club - and it's claimed they're in discussions for another player

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EFL season preview: Assessing the seasons ahead for London clubs

EFL season preview: Assessing the seasons ahead for London clubs

With the new Football League season underway this weekend, Standard Sport assesses the campaigns that lie ahead for London's clubs in the Championship, League [...]

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Arsenal make Emi Martinez transfer decision as Villa handed Milot Rashica boost

Arsenal make Emi Martinez transfer decision as Villa handed Milot Rashica boost

Aston Villa transfer news: All the latest from Villa Park as Dean Smith's side continue their work in the market this summer after signing Matty Cash and Ollie [...]

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Gabriel's admission to Willian and David Luiz after fairytale Arsenal transfer

Gabriel's admission to Willian and David Luiz after fairytale Arsenal transfer

JOHN CROSS COLUMN: The Chinese TV situation is leading to club concerns, Ollie Watkins was a man in demand, Jadon Sancho latest and why Everton's signing of Ja [...]

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'Top talents' - Dean Smith on Aston Villa's Championship double swoop

'Top talents' - Dean Smith on Aston Villa's Championship double swoop

Aston Villa transfer news: Matty Cash and Ollie Watkins have arrived from Nottingham Forest and Brentford respectively to give Villa a boost ahead of the new P [...]

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Aston Villa's Josh King 'bid rejected' as Fulham enter race

Aston Villa's Josh King 'bid rejected' as Fulham enter race

Aston Villa news - after signing Ollie Watkins from Brentford, Smith remains in the market for another striker

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The making of Aston Villa's record-breaking signing Ollie Watkins

The making of Aston Villa's record-breaking signing Ollie Watkins

Aston Villa transfers - Here's the inside story of Watkins' time at Weston-super-Mare in the Conference South, including details of a harrowing car crash follo [...]

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Aston Villa legend Agbonlahor makes bold Ollie Watkins prediction

Aston Villa legend Agbonlahor makes bold Ollie Watkins prediction

Aston Villa smashed their transfer record when they signed Ollie Watkins - and this Claret and Blue great backs the move

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Villa sent 'ridiculous' Edouard message after Watkins transfer

Villa sent 'ridiculous' Edouard message after Watkins transfer

Aston Villa finally landed a striker with the arrival of Ollie Watkins from Brentford but want another forward for the 2020/21 season and Celtic's Odsonne Edou [...]

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