Aston Villa news

Petrov joins Villa's coaching staff

May 23, 2013
By Ian Edwards
Stiliyan Petrov has agreed to take up a new role at Aston Villa to help the club grow their own future stars.

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Petrov, 33, recently announced his retirement from all forms of football as he continues treatment for acute leukaemia, but has accepted the role as assistant to Villa development coach Gordon Cowans.

Manager Paul Lambert has been at the forefront of the move to hand his former Celtic team-mate a role on the backroom staff and ...

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