Blackpool 1 Aston Villa 1: Elliot Grandin delivers as Seasiders prove they’re not washed up

Blackpool 1 Aston Villa one: Elliot Grandin delivers as Seasiders demonstrate they’re not washed up
Blackpool ended a run of five straight Barclays Premier League defeats by taking a point off 10-guy Aston Villa at Bloomfield Street, thanks to Elliot Grandin’s equaliser.

Villa boss Houllier stands by his pursuit of Blackpool captain Adam
Aston Villa Blackpool Liverpool Tottenham Aston Villa boss Gerard Houllier around his controversial pursuit of Blackpool skipper Charlie Adam very last month. The clubs meet at Bloomfield Road tomorrow with Houllier insisting it’s Adam who missed out. The Frenchman stated: “He was a target for us, Liverpool and Tottenham . I like the player, otherwise I wouldn’t have created a bid for him. “But I favor my …

Galatasaray boss Hagi chasing Villa skipper Petrov
Aston Villa Galatasaray Aston Villa skipper Stilyan Petrov is a target for Galatasaray . The Individuals says the Turkish giants produced an enquiry about Petrov through the January transfer window – and will be back with a summertime bid. Galatasaray boss Gheorghe Hagi instructed his No.2, the former Blackburn star Tugay, to make the running for Petrov last month. And despite the fact that Tugay was told that Gerard …