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Aston Villa Completely Change January Transfer Window Plans Due to Rising Stakes

January Context In the last Fan Consultation Group meeting with Aston Villa CEO Christian Purslow, on December 10th 2019, Villa's potential transfer activity in the...

EFL Issue Statement and Full Details of Birmingham City Points Deduction

Blues Punishment Many had predicted that Birmingham City would be hit by a 12 point deduction when the issue was decided by an independent Disciplinary...
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Aston Villa’s Financial Problems Are All Over According to New CEO

"We have a completely clear balance sheet" - Christian Purslow, Villa ceo At the press conference that revealed both Aston Villa Head Coach Dean Smith...

EFL Present Championship Clubs With FFP Punishment Guidelines

FFP Punishment Plan According to The Times newspaper today, the EFL have rolled out their Financial Fair Play (FFP) punishment plan to Championship clubs in...
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Aston Villa’s New Owner’s Previous Talks With David Beckham are a Good Sign

One of the initial concerns surrounding the new Aston Villa owners, Wes Edens and Nassef Sawiris, was what was their initial motivation investing in the...
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Aston Villa and Birmingham City’s Differing EFL Transfer Embargo Treatment

The EFL has had a busy time this summer dealing with the financial difficulties of both Aston Villa and Birmingham City during pre-season. The...