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Aston Villa »

Dear Brian Little – Welcome Home! 

14 Mar

Dear Brian Little - Welcome Home! Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:14/03/2016 10:52:00 DJFRANCE says: Welcome home Brian Little...


HK – Soccer Sevens Return For Villa 

14 Mar

HK - Soccer Sevens Return For Villa Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:14/03/2016 10:17:00 Villa's youngsters will again return to the annual Hong Kong Soccer Sevens tournament this May.


Garde Goes Green 

14 Mar

Garde Goes Green Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:14/03/2016 09:59:00 Manager Remi Garde gave youngster Andre Green his first senior appearance in yesterday's loss to Tottenham Hotspur.


Garde – Our Reaction Was Good 

14 Mar

Garde - Our Reaction Was Good Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:14/03/2016 09:35:00 Manager Remi Garde has spoken about the loss to Tottenham Hotspur yesterday and as well as the normal soundbytes figuring, he also said he was pleased with the response...


S is for… 

13 Mar

Dave Woodhall mulls over a week of drama and defeat at Villa Park.


Audio – Poor Again For Garde 

13 Mar

Audio - Poor Again For Garde Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:13/03/2016 19:14:00 Manager Remi Garde has again reflected on a poor defensive performance following defeat to Tottenham Hotspur earlier today.


Villa 0 – 2 Spurs; Rubbish 

13 Mar

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse, so they probably did today.


Stats: Aston Villa v Spurs 

13 Mar

Stats: Aston Villa v Spurs Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:13/03/2016 17:56:00 All the stats from Aston Villa (0) vs (2) Spurs, Villa Park, 13/3/16 Att: 32,393...


Aston Villa v Tottenham – Team Sheets 

13 Mar

Aston Villa v Tottenham - Team Sheets Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:13/03/2016 15:05:00 Aston Villa are at Villa Park with Tottenham the visitors for the latest Premier League match.


Villa – Spurs; A foregone conclusion? 

13 Mar

So we were at work yesterday evening and our crew nipped outside for a coffee and a smoke, where the talk turned to footy.


Too Little too late? 

13 Mar

If you still trouble yourself to keep up to date with Villa news you will know that we have appointed two new members to our board.


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Other sports »

England Put World Cup Woes Behind Them Against Wales 

14 Mar

Sports writer, Scott Nash, reports on a feisty encounter between England and Wales in the Six Nations rugby competition The post England Put World Cup Woes Behind Them Against Wales appeared first on Redbrick .


Exciting Benítez needs different skills to save Newcastle 

14 Mar

Spaniard has a tough start at Leicester but not much time to improve his new team 14 March ~ When Steve McClaren was appointed manager of Newcastle United following the club's final day escape from relegation last season, it was seen as an...


Get with the programme ~ Preston v Swansea, 1964 

14 Mar

FA Cup semi-final at Villa Park 14 March ~ This was an all-Second Division tie on a boggy pitch in the days when both FA Cup semi-finals were played at 3pm on a Saturday afternoon.


SPARKHILL RETURN TO WINNING WAYS 

14 Mar

Full match analysis including team statistics and player ratings available at TeamStats...


Classic match ~ Spurs 2-4 Aston Villa, 2000 

13 Mar

13 March ~ Going into this weekend Aston Villa were bottom of the Premier League, nine points from safety, while Spurs are having their best season in a long time and are second, just five points behind Leicester at the top.


Top 5: Sport Relief Challenges 

12 Mar

Sports writer, Nancy Frostick, looks back at the sport relief challenges of the past and chooses her top five.


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Rugby »

Midland 7’s 2016 Sat 28th May 2016 + Beer Festival 

10 Mar

Midland 7's 2016 at the Roger Smoldon ground Sutton Coldfield...


Midsummer Ball Saturday 18th June 

7 Mar

MIDSUMMER BALL Saturday 18th June 2016 7.00 p.


Hot Off The Press 

3 Mar

NM Cup Semi Final Draws...


17’s update 

1 Mar

High noon at the RSG...


Match report – 27th Feb 2016 

29 Feb

Sutton Coldfield 28 pts v Peterborough Lions 60 pts...


U16’s Unlucky Against Barker Butts 

29 Feb

Sutton lose 19-15 at home...


U18’s England Squad choose Sutton players. 

28 Feb

More good news about our up and coming stars...


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Birmingham City FC »

Opinion: Activating David Davis’ contract is a good move 

14 Mar

Opinion: Activating David Davis' contract is a good move Vitalfootball:Birmingham:14/03/2016 12:46:00 Tom Heslop discusses the recent news about the club activating a one year option in Davis' contract...


Play-offs still very much in the balance- Rowett 

14 Mar

Play-offs still very much in the balance- Rowett Vitalfootball:Birmingham:14/03/2016 12:26:00 Gary Rowett speaks after yesterday's stalemate at Molineux...


Blues Match Class of 92’s Unwanted Record 

14 Mar

Blues Match Class of 92's Unwanted Record Vitalfootball:Birmingham:14/03/2016 09:05:00 Rob Wildey takes a look at the last Blues team to go five away games without a goal.


Competition: Win an Art of Football TF Print 

14 Mar

I've teamed up with Art of Football again to once again offer a lucky winner one of their fabulous prints to a lucky OP reader.


Opinion: Player Ratings Vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers 

14 Mar

Opinion: Player Ratings Vs.


Two Points Dropped – Wolves Reflections 

13 Mar

Birmingham City failed to score for the fifth game in a row away from home as they were held to a goalless draw at Molineux.


Blues Fire Blanks in the Black Country 

13 Mar

Blues Fire Blanks in the Black Country Vitalfootball:Birmingham:13/03/2016 17:27:00 Rob Wildey's thoughts on Blues goalless draw at Wolves.


Rowett maintains play-off target 

13 Mar

Birmingham manager Gary Rowett insisted that his side are still very firmly in the thick of the Sky Bet Championship promotion race after a 0-0 draw against Wolves at Molineux.


Stats: Wolverhampton Wanderers v Birmingham City 

13 Mar

Stats: Wolverhampton Wanderers v Birmingham City Vitalfootball:Birmingham:13/03/2016 16:39:00 All the stats from Wolverhampton Wanderers (0) vs (0) Birmingham City, Moulinex, March 13th/ 13:15 Att: 21,464 (2,502 away...


Birmingham miss chances in draw 

13 Mar

Birmingham's play-off hopes suffered a fresh setback as they were held to a 0-0 Sky Bet Championship draw by Wolves at Molineux.


Iorfa Vs Grounds 

13 Mar

Iorfa Vs Grounds Vitalfootball:Birmingham:13/03/2016 10:55:00 Sask's comparison between two players from today's game.


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Non-league football »

ACADEMY TRIALS AT EASTER 

13 Mar

Are you leaving school this summer or about to complete your first year of college? Do you want to Study, Train and Play football full time...


LAST GASP GOAL GIVES ROYALS AN AWAY WIN AT HYDE 

13 Mar

After their excellent win last weekend...


Next Up: Hyde United 

11 Mar

The Royals travel to Hyde for the very first time in their history.


Royals Report 

7 Mar

Tooth left fuming over lack of respect...


ROYALS SEND BLYTH HOME WITH A DOSE OF THE BLUES 

6 Mar

Sutton entertained the league leaders...


Saturday’s Premier Division action review 

6 Mar

It may have been another weather-hit Saturday in the EVO-STIK Northern Premier League's Premier Division but it saw leaders Blyth Spartans suffer a 1-0 defeat at Sutton Coldfield Town, writes Pitchero's Steve Whitney.


Breakfast Club 

2 Mar

A full English breakfast and your first drink from the bar for just £5 will be available from 12.30pm on Saturday before the Blyth Spartans game.


Player News 

2 Mar

Malachi Moves On...


Follow the Roms Live 

2 Mar

All match events live via ClubApp available free to download via the Apple and Android Store.


100 Club – February draw 

1 Mar

The latest draw in the 100 Club has been made today.


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Cricket »

Howard: Sharapova Career Bombshell 

13 Mar

Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova tells our sports editor Sir Howard ’Ace’ Elston about her change of direction following the row over her drugs use.


Hain shows his class for Bears in Dubai 

8 Mar

Warwickshire youngster Sam Hain finds his touch on tour with the Bears in the Persian Gulf.


County game to be restructured in 2017 

7 Mar

Only one team will be promoted from Division Two of the County Championship this summer as part of a restructuring.


Captain Bell an ‘example’ to Bears 

4 Mar

Warwickshire batsman Laurie Evans says that having Ian Bell as captain is already inspiring the Bears playing staff.


Bears sign young trio on contracts 

23 Feb

Warwickshire give Academy Development contracts to all-rounder Mark Adair, spinner Sunny Singh and batsman Ed Pollock.


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