Leicester City striker  Jamie Vardy opens the scoring in the Premier League game against Newscastle at St James’ Park. The goal helped the England striker equal Ruud van Nistelrooy’s Premier League record of scoring in 10 straight games. Photograph:    Lindsey Parnaby/AFP/Getty Images

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Republic of Ireland international Ciaran Clark returns to the Aston Villa squad for their home clash against Swansea. Photograph:   Steve Langan/Inpho

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Chelsea players celebrate Diego Costa’s opening goal in their 2-0 win over Aston Villa. Photograph: Reuters

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West Bromwich Albion’s Saido Berahino (centre) celebrates scoring the opening goal against Aston Villa with Darren Fletcher (left) and Solomon Rondon during the Barclays Premier League match at Villa Park, Birmingham. Photograph: PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo

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Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish runs at the Leicester City defence at the King Power Stadium, Leicester. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

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Adnan januzaj’s first half goal gave Manchester United all three points away at Aston Villa. Photograph: EPA

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Rudy Gestede opened his Aston Villa account as Tim Sherwood’s side started the season with a 1-0 win over Bournemouth. Photograph: Getty

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Aston Villa goalkeeper Shay Given has played in every round of the FA Cup this season. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

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Tom Cleverley and Christian Benteke were both on the scoresheet for Aston Villa as they beat Everton 3-2 at Villa Park. Photograph: PA

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Manchester City players celebrate during the English Premier League football match against Aston Villa at the Etihad stadium. Photo: Paul Ellis/AFP

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