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City Centre Closure Suggests Reality is Biting Aston Villa

Villa Closure The news that Aston Villa has closed its city centre shop at the weekend is potentially disturbing news and perhaps offers a warning...
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Incoming Aston Villa CEO Adds Pragmatic Voice to Xia’s Dreams

"I hope that under the ambition and guidance of the Chairman the fans will see progress with deeds and not just words." - Keith...
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Lerner Limbo is Over as Tony Xia and Recon Officially Announced as Villa Owners

Lerner Limbo Ends After many weeks of waiting for the takeover of Aston Villa by Tony Xia and his Recon group to be resolved, the...
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Aston Villa Takeover Has Potential Completion Date

From recent newspaper reports it seems that Tony Xia's takeover of Aston Villa finally looks like it will come to completion sometime early next...
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Proof Tony Xia’s Aston Villa Takeover is in Full Motion, but More Concern

Takeover Movement As anybody who has bought a house will tell you, the completion of buying a major asset can take time, so imagine being the...
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Lessons from the Premier League Club Tony Xia Looked at Before Aston Villa

After the last five seasons Aston Villa supporters have had to endure, it's easy to understand that some fans wanted the new Tony Xia...