Aston Villa’s new French manager Remi Garde watches from the stands at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Getty Images

New boss Remi Garde will know the size of his task at Aston Villa after watching their 3-1 defeat at Tottenham on Monday, which kept them rooted at(...)

Micah Richards has been charged with improper conduct by the English FA for an incident in the tunnel after Aston Villa’s defeat to Swansea City. Photograph: Reuters

Aston Villa captain Micah Richards has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association. The charge follows an incident in the tunnel a(...)

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

Saido Berahino struck to continue his West Brom comeback as the Baggies claimed a deserved victory at Aston Villa. The striker poked in his first goal(...)

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

  Leicester City never lie down. Aston Villa appeared to have floored the hosts here when Carles Gil put the visitors 2-0 up midway throug(...)

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

Aston Villa 0 Manchester United 1 Louis van Gaal has talked about how away victories can be the cornerstone of Manchester United’s success this season(...)

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

Bournemouth 0 Aston Villa 1 Rudy Gestede scored 13 minutes into his Aston Villa debut to secure a 1-0 victory at newly-promoted Bournemouth. (...)

 Aston Villa have once again raided France’s Ligue 1 to complete the signing of Ghana striker Jordan Ayew from Lorient. Photograph: Getty Images

Aston Villa have signed Ghanaian striker Jordan Ayew for an undisclosed fee. The 23-year-old has penned a five-year contract at Villa Park after leavi(...)

Manchester City are weighing up an improved offer for Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling. Photograph: Afp

Manchester City are weighing up an improved second bid for Raheem Sterling after going in strategically low with their first attempt to persuade Liver(...)

Fiorentina’s Mario Gomez (front) celebrates with his team-mate Joaquin after scoring a goal against Spurs during the Europa League second leg at Artemio Franchi stadium in Florence. Photograph: Maurizio Degl’Innocenti

Fiorentina 2 Tottenham Hotspur 0 (Fiorentina win 3-1 on aggregate)The most disappointing thing for Mauricio Pochettino here, other than exiting the Eu(...)

Nacer Chadli said his fitness was the best it has ever been thanks to GPS tracking that the Spurs coaching staff use to assess the players. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Nacer Chadli believes the Tottenham squad’s high fitness level will prove pivotal during a crucial few weeks for Mauricio Pochettino’s side.Spurs pla(...)