Villa 4-1 Blackburn – Oh Dear God!

Villa 4-1 Blackburn – Oh Dear God!
Aston Villa’s extraordinary revival continued as inspired performances from two-objective Ashley Young and Stewart Downing enabled them to comfortably dispose of Blackburn 4-1 at Villa Park.

Ireland puts hand up for Newcastle debut
Aston Villa Newcastle United Everton On-mortgage Aston Villa midfielder Stephen Ireland is in line for a Newcastle United debut versus Everton this Saturday. Ireland could replace Joey Barton, who is nursing a thigh injuries. “Stephen really wished to play towards Bolton and now he could make his debut against Everton ,” manager Alan Pardew advised the Evening Chronicle . “It depends on Joey. Ryan is …

Villa file gentleman Bent: Carroll, Torres took strain off me
Aston Villa Fernando Torres Liverpool Chelsea Aston Villa ‘s £24 million gentleman Darren Bent reckons he’s been forgotten thanks to the deadline day mayhem. With Fernando Torres transferring to Chelsea for £50 million and Andy Carroll becoming a member of Liverpool for £35 million, Bent says his large value-tag has been forgotten. “It was mad!” Bent told the Birmingham Mail . “More so simply because of Andy Carroll’s transfer …