Aston Villa manager Dean Smith during his team’s win against Arsenal at Villa Park. Photograph: Getty Images

Dean Smith admitted Aston Villa must target victory in their final match against West Ham to ensure Premier League survival after climbing out of the (...)

Trézéguet scores Aston Villa’s goal during the Premier League game against Arsenal at Villa Park. Photograph: Peter Powell/AFP via Getty Images

Aston Villa 1 Arsenal 0 Five days is a long time in football. Last Thursday, Aston Villa were left desolate when Theo Walcott’s equaliser at Goodison(...)

Mahmoud Trezeguet celebrates after scoring the first of his two goals for Aston Villa in the Premier League game against Crystal Palace at Villa Park. Photograph:  Tim Keeton/EPA

Aston Villa 2 Crystal Palace 0 Aston Villa are not going to go down without a fight after all. They started slowly here but ended up relatively rampa(...)