Tim Sherwood has been fired as manager of Aston Villa. Photograph: AFP

Aston Villa are beginning a search for their third manager in the space of little more than eight months after Tim Sherwood was sacked. Sherwood’s pos(...)

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish has played  a key part in the club’s run to the FA Cup final. Photo:   Mike Egerton/PA

Former Aston Villa academy director Bryan Jones, who retired after a 31-year association with the club last September, talks about how Jack Grealis(...)

If you are a man of a certain age (and I probably do mean “man”), there may be a teenage boy buried within your psyche who feels “they really just (...)

Film review: How I Live Now

The latest film from Kevin Macdonald has the look of a teen romance about it. Based on a taut, original novel by Meg Rosoff, How I Live Now follows Da(...)

Saoirse Ronan in How I Live Now

The most haunting visions of England often involve contributions from outsiders. Emeric Pressburger, Hungarian-born producer, writer and director, (...)

Ancient cannibalistic religions have less eccentric calendars than does the movie universe. The long run-in and dreary aftermath to Christmas d(...)