Aston Villa

Arsenal scores three goals in four minutes to stun Villa

Julian Guyer Arsenal stopped Aston Villa going top of the Premier League courtesy of a 3-0 win on Saturday with the much-criticised Mesut Ozil on target.

QPR and Aston Villa suffer shock losses in League Cup

Romain Vincelot of Leyton Orient celebrates after scoring his team's only goal.

Tom Hayward Premier League Queens Park Rangers and Aston Villa suffered humiliating 1-0 defeats against fourth-tier Burton Albion and third-tier Leyton Orient respectively in the second round of the League Cup...

Manchester City smash Aston Villa and take top spot in EPL

Edin Dzeko

Manchester City are within touching distance of the Premier League title after overwhelming Aston Villa 4-0 on Wednesday to close to within a point of the championship.

Soccer

FA Cup: Arsenal beats Tottenham Hotspur, as Aston Villa beaten by third-tier Sheffield United

London Premier League leader Arsenal overcomes fierce rival Tottenham Hotspur.

Football

Aston Villa earn breathing space after downing Norwich

Julian Guyer Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert was a happy man after his side came back from the shock of conceding an early goal to beat Norwich City 4-1 in the Premier League on Sunday.

Soccer

Aston Villa beats Arsenal in English Premier League opener

Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger gestures during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at the Emirates stadium in North London.

Arsenal endured a calamitous start to the English Premier League season after conceding two penalties and having Laurent Koscielny dismissed in a 3-1 home defeat by Aston Villa.

Soccer

Newcastle down Aston Villa 2-1

London Senegal striker Papiss Demba Cisse enjoyed a dream debut for Newcastle as his second-half strike secured a 2-1 win against Aston Villa at St James' Park on Sunday.

Soccer

Holman signs with EPL club Aston Villa

Brett Holman.

London Australian Brett Holman will join English Premier League club Aston Villa at the end of the current season.

Soccer

Herd plays as Aston Villa earn EPL safety

Chris Herd

Chris Herd's humbling week ended on a positive note as Aston Villa guaranteed their place in the English Premier League next season with a 1-1 draw against Tottenham.

Aston Villa up to fifth despite draw

Aston Villa leapfrogged Liverpool into fifth place in the English Premier League on Saturday despite being held to a 1-1 draw at home by Blackburn Rovers.

Arsene Wenger warns critics to lay off Arsenal's German star Mesut Ozil

Arsene Wenger insists Mesut Ozil doesn't deserve to be made the scapegoat for Arsenal's spluttering performances despite the German star's lacklustre efforts this season.

Manchester City bid to keep Chelsea in check

Manchester City are winless in three matches in all competitions.

Tom Williams Stung by a last-minute defeat in the Champions League, Manchester City will attempt to make up ground in the Premier League title race when they host leaders Chelsea on Sunday.

Steven Gerrard holds his nerve for Liverpool's Champions League return

Steven Gerrard.

Chris Bascombe As late European goals at the Kop end go, Steven Gerrard's last-minute penalty against Bulgaria's Ludogorets 1945 will not sit alongside that of Olympiakos, 2004.

Manchester City holds Arsenal to 2-2 draw

Jack Wilshere

Martin Demichelis scores an 83rd-minute equaliser as champions Manchester City hold Arsenal to a 2-2 draw.

Diego Costa grabs hat-trick for Chelsea, City draw at Arsenal

Hat-trick: Chelsea striker Diego Costa continued his goal-scoring spree.

Toby Davis Diego Costa continued his stunning start to life at Chelsea with a hat-trick in a 4-2 win over Swansea City on Saturday while champions Manchester City were staring up the table after snatching a 2-2...

Liverpool asserts title credentials with easy win over Spurs, Arsenal frustrated by Leicester

Liverpool's Raheem Sterling scores his side's first goal against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.

Liverpool has reasserted its Premier League title credentials with a breezy 3-0 win at Tottenham Hotspur as Mario Balotelli made his return to English football.

Tough EPL initiation for Socceroo Davidson

Jason Davidson:

Still coming to terms with being thrown into the English Premier League deep end, Jason Davidson is ready to give his Socceroos stocks another boost against Belgium.

Wayne Rooney rescues England in Norway friendly

Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney has marked his first game as captain with a goal as England overcame Norway 1-0 in a forgettable friendly game at a half-empty Wembley Stadium.

Ange Postecoglou's Socceroos look to mark their progress against Belgium

Australia's head coach Ange Postecoglou .

Michael Lynch Hindsight is always 20/20, so the World Cup, in retrospect, now looks like the easy part for Ange Postecoglou as he seeks to rebuild the Australian side and make it a major contender for Asian Cup...

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Socceroos easily beaten by Belgium in friendly

Witsel

Michael Lynch World Cup quarter-finalists Belgium eased to a 2-0 victory over a new-look Australian side featuring several players making their first appearances for the national team in an international friendly...