Gary Neville reign as manager of Valencia did not go to plan. Photograph: Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images

Back to José. Back to last October, back to London, to Harrods and to an interview given eight weeks before Chelsea decided they had had enough of Jos(...)

Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce played Adam Johnson 28 times after his initial arrest for having sexual activity with a child. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images.

Sam Allardyce was once sacked from a prison cell. It was back in 1996 when Allardyce was in charge of Blackpool at the beginning of his managerial ca(...)

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has done a miraculous job in getting his side to the top of the English Premier League table. Photograph: Reuters.

There’s lots to love about this English Premier League season, not least if you’re a bookie who hasn’t had to pay out on an accumulator in six months.(...)

Tiago Ilori of Portugal in action during the Uefa Under21 European Championships. Photograph: Christian Hofer/Getty Images

Liverpool have responded to their mounting injury problems in central defence by asking Aston Villa to cancel Tiago Ilori’s season-long loan at Villa (...)

Jack Grealish has been dropped by Remi Garde after his off-field behaviour was deemed ‘not professional’ in the wake of Aston Villa’s defeat to Everton. Photograph: PA

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish will be left out of the squad for Saturday’s match against Watford as punishment for his off-field behav(...)

Former Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood says he did not have a final say on transfers. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

Tim Sherwood has claimed he did not have the final say over transfers at Aston Villa. The former Villa boss, sacked last month, insisted the club’s tr(...)

Aston Villa manager Remi Garde speaks during a press conference at Villa Park. Photograph: Ben Hoskins/Getty Images

Aston Villa’s new manager Remi Garde believes he can reverse his side’s wretched run and lift them off the bottom of the Premier League but stopped s(...)

 Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish in action last weekend against Tottenham. Photograph: Andrew Couldridge/Reuters

Jack Grealish will have to wait until the new year before he is considered for his first England cap after Fifa confirmed the Aston Villa midfielder h(...)

 Remi Garde is the new Aston Villa manager. Photograph: John Berry/Getty Images

Aston Villa have announced the appointment of Remi Garde as their new manager. The former Lyon boss has signed a deal until 2019 and will watch his ne(...)

Tim Sherwood attempts to kick the match ball during his last game in charge of Aston Villa, against Swansea at Villa Park in the English Premier League, before being sacked by club owner Randy Lerner. Villa lost the match 1-2. Photograph: Scott Heavey/PA.

May Day 2010. Aston Villa awake this morning lying fifth in the Premier League. Villa are level on points with Tottenham, who are fourth. The goal (...)