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Aston Villa Announce Significant Investment but Tony Xia Stays on.

SOS Investment Confirmed With the rumours of the last 24 hours whirling around of Middle East and then Egyptian investment into Aston Villa, it's good...

Villa’s Alternative Funding Revealed After Share Issue Solution is Dismissed

Winning at FFP In the recent statement by Villa chairman Tony Xia, the Villa chairman stressed, "no shareholding sale of any size will contribute to...
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Deciphering Tony Xia’s Statement to Aston Villa Fans

Word Up After weeks of radio silence, Aston Villa owner Tony Xia has issued a long statement (see below) to Villa supporters. In it, he...
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Aston Villa between a Rock and a Hard Place After Sacking

Mr Villa Engine He was the man who coined the term 'The Villa Engine', but Villa's Director of Football, Steve Round, has left Aston Villa,...
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Aston Villa Chaos as Board Can Offer No Quick Fix to ‘Promotion or Bust’

What a sh*t storm. What a circus. What an embarrassment. As Aston Villa's financial meltdown continues to bubble, with the departed Villa CEO Keith...

When Aston Villa Player Contracts End – Who Can be Shifted?

Aston Villa Fire Sale? With Tony Xia and his cronies desperate to further lower the Aston Villa wage bill, a bunch of Aston Villa end...