Aston Villa news

Houllier taken to hospital

April 21, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Aston Villa manager Gerard Houllier will be kept in hospital for several days after being taken ill on Wednesday.

The nature of the problem remains unclear but the club confirmed Houllier is "comfortable" and the club's chief executive, Paul Faulkner, said he sounded "very positive".

An official club statement on Thursday confirmed assistant Gary McAllister will take charge of the team for Saturday's game against Stoke.

"The club can confirm that Gerard Houllier ...

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