If there was any tension remaining in the title race — and let’s be honest there wasn’t a lot — Chelsea’s comfortable victory over Middlesbrough has seen it totally evaporate and opened up an opportunity for Antonio Conte’s side to be crowned champions at West Brom on Friday before rivals Tottenham even kick a ball again.
Tue, 09 May, 2017
Arsene Wenger has hailed a “great week”, after Olivier Giroud scored again and Arsenal followed up Champions League qualification with a climb to the top of the Barclays Premier League by comfortably beating rock-bottom Aston Villa.
Mon, 14 Dec, 2015
Remi Garde was left in no doubt about the scale of the task facing him as the new Aston Villa manager watched from the stands while his new side slumped to a seventh successive defeat, leaving them rooted at the foot of the Premier League table.
Tue, 03 Nov, 2015
Mon, 19 Oct, 2015
ASTON VILLA 3 EVERTON 2: SHAY Given’s return to the Aston Villa goal for a first Premier League appearance since August 2012 might have been the major talking point ahead of kick-off here, yet by the conclusion of this match the source of discussion came, once again, at the opposite end of the field.
Mon, 04 May, 2015
MANCHESTER CITY 3 ASTON VILLA 2: SHOWING far more impressive defensive instincts than those displayed by his players during the preceding 90 minutes, Manuel Pellegrini launched his most articulate and spirited analysis yet of a season of under-achievement at the Etihad.
Mon, 27 Apr, 2015