Dean Smith has called on new signing Mbwana Samatta to immediately bring his quality to bear as Aston Villa bid for a third visit to Wembley in 21 months.
Boss Dean Smith has thrown down the survival gauntlet to Aston Villa after their last-gasp win over Watford.
Aston Villa boss Dean Smith fears Watford striker Troy Deeney could again return to haunt his side.
Aston Villa have moved to solve their striker shortage by signing Genk’s Mbwana Samatta.
Aston Villa goalkeeper Lovre Kalinic has joined French Ligue One side Toulouse on loan until the end of the season.
Aston Villa are set to clinch an £8.5million move for Mbwana Samatta but with boss Dean Smith confirming he still needs another striker.
Aston Villa boss Dean Smith believes Jack Grealish possesses “star quality” and is doing everything possible to earn a maiden England call-up.
Dean Smith is running out of superlatives for Jack Grealish and hailed the “telling contribution” of debutant Pepe Reina after Aston Villa hit back to draw 1-1 at Brighton.
Boss Dean Smith has backed Pepe Reina to help lead Aston Villa to safety.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola insists Sergio Aguero will “die scoring goals” after his record-breaking hat-trick demolished Aston Villa.
Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has laughed off criticism of Pep Guardiola.
Aston Villa boss Dean Smith insists he will never give Manchester City an easy checkmate.
Boss Dean Smith admitted Aston Villa are unlikely to sign a striker before the visit of Manchester City.
Kelechi Iheanacho has warned Leicester not to expect another Southampton stroll.
Aston Villa will have to wait to secure the services of Pepe Reina while AC Milan seek to find a replacement, according to the goalkeeper’s agent.
Kelechi Iheanacho revealed his delight after saving Leicester’s blushes against Aston Villa.
Aston Villa boss Dean Smith believes his side showed they have learned lessons from last month’s heavy loss to Leicester.
Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers believes Kelechi Iheanacho is finally proving his worth after netting the equaliser against Aston Villa.
Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has called on his players “to create a new history” as the club seek to end 24 years of hurt and win another domestic trophy.
Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has hailed the hunger in the eyes of Danny Drinkwater as a key reason behind the midfielder’s loan capture until the end of the season
Aston Villa boss Dean Smith is continuing his search for a goalkeeper but refused to confirm he has targeted former England number one Joe Hart.
Scott Parker saluted a pair of wonder-strikes after Anthony Knockaert and Harry Arter fired Fulham past Aston Villa and into the fourth round of the FA Cup.
Dean Smith will hold urgent transfer talks with Aston Villa chief executive Christian Purslow after Tom Heaton and Wesley were ruled out for the season.
Dean Smith was baffled by another controversial VAR decision but praised his Aston Villa players for responding to criticism with a valuable victory at Burnley.
Dean Smith insists Aston Villa are not in a crisis and has urged his players to roll their sleeves up for the battle at Burnley on January 1.
Nigel Pearson insists the best is yet to come from Watford captain Troy Deeney after his double in Saturday’s 3-0 win over relegation rivals Aston Villa.
Aston Villa manager Dean Smith questioned the commitment of his players and revealed his bemusement with referee Simon Hooper failing to use the pitchside monitors during Saturday’s 3-0 loss at 10-man Watford.
Boss Dean Smith is revelling in Aston Villa’s relegation dogfight.
Boss Dean Smith backed Jack Grealish to thrive in Aston Villa’s tense relegation battle after a crucial victory over Norwich.
Aston Villa manager Dean Smith is grateful to the fans and the board for keeping faith with him in his bid to turn the tide of woeful recent results.
Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has called on his players to start showing leadership qualities if the club is to haul itself out of a relegation battle this season.
Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn is out for around the next three months after fracturing an ankle.