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Rodgers defends Suarez over diving claims

PA Sport | January, 18 2014

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers defended striker Luis Suarez against accusations of diving during the 2-2 draw with Aston Villa. Trailing to goals from Andreas Weimann and Christian Benteke inside 36 minutes, Reds striker Daniel Sturridge pu...

Aston Villa sign Bertrand on loan from Chelsea

Ian Edwards | January, 17 2014

Paul Lambert has completed the loan signing of Ryan Bertrand for the remainder of the season from Chelsea as part of his bid to haul Aston Villa away from the relegation zone. • Hughes: Can Villa beat Reds? Villa boss Lambert has been ...

Villa and Anderlecht keen on Defour - agent

Wim Van Walle | January, 15 2014

Steven Defour is likely to leave his club FC Porto and is attracting interest from Aston Villa and Anderlecht, his agent has said. Defour has not started enough games for the Portuguese giants and, with fellow Belgium international Radja Naing...

Lambert receives backing from Villa

Kevin Palmer | January, 15 2014

Aston Villa chief executive Paul Faulkner has given his backing to manager Paul Lambert, as the club battle to steer clear of the Premier League relegation places. • Hughes: Benteke breakthrough The move to hand Lambert transfer funds i...

Stoke sign Guidetti and Ireland

ESPN staff and Richard Jolly | January, 14 2014

Stoke City have signed Manchester City striker John Guidetti on loan and brought in Stephen Ireland on a permanent deal. • Stoke stand firm on Jones  • Whittaker: Stoke's attack issues Stoke have been looking to improve their...

Wigan's Grant Holt completes Aston Villa move

Ian Edwards | January, 14 2014

Grant Holt has completed the formalities of his loan move to Aston Villa and link up again with his former Norwich City manager Paul Lambert. Lambert has broken with his policy of recruiting young talent over the last two seasons at Villa Park...

Stoke closing in on Ireland, Guidetti

Ian Edwards | January, 13 2014

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes expects to complete a double deal in the next 24 hours, adding Stephen Ireland and John Guidetti to his squad. • Whittaker: Stoke need to address offence Stoke are close to announcing the permanent transf...

Stoke keen on permanent deal for Ireland

PA Sport | January, 10 2014

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes is hopeful of turning Stephen Ireland's loan move into a permanent deal this month, but is keeping his other transfer targets under wraps. • Whittaker: Stoke's January Ireland has returned to something lik...

Norwich: No Wes Hoolahan transfer request

ESPN staff | January, 8 2014

Norwich City have denied reports that midfield playmaker Wes Hoolahan, linked with a move to Aston Villa, has handed in a transfer request. • Premier Fantasy: Play our new game Carrow Road chief executive David McNally said no members of ...

Thomas Hitzlsperger comes out as gay

Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent | January, 8 2014

Former Germany international Thomas Hitzlsperger  has become the first German footballer to confirm that he is gay. The ex-Aston Villa midfielder, who retired from professional football four months ago, told Die Zeit he wanted “to m...

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