The draw for the 32 team Premier League Cup took place earlier this afternoon and there are a few significant Midland derby clashes this year.
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Cardiff City comfortably beat Aston Villa 3-0 to move to the top of the Sky Bet Championship table. The Bluebirds just about scraped into the Second Round of the Carabao Cup after they beat Portsmouth 2-1 after extra time. Aston Villa were also able to edge out a lower league team to get into the [...] The post Cardiff City humiliate Aston Villa and head to the top of the table appeared first on The72.
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Versatile Aston Villa defender Leandro Bacuna is reportedly on the verge of making a switch to Reading according to a report from the Reading Chronicle. The 25-year-old, who can play as a right back or on the right-hand side of midfield, started his career at his home town club Groningen where he was born. However [...] The post Aston Villa defender set for Reading move appeared first on The72.
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Jed Steer played an instrumental part in Aston Villa’s 2-1 win in the Carabao Cup and is hoping his impressive performance will lead to more chances with the Villains. The young goalkeeper made a number of key saves during Villa’s 2-1 win at Colchester United last night, but most importantly Steer saved a penalty moments [...] The post Aston Villa goalkeeper takes positives from Carabao Cup win appeared first on The72.
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Aston Villa just about managed to hold off Colchester United after beating them 2-1 to progress into the next round of the Carabao Cup. The Villains drew their opening game of the season with Hull City and would be looking to use this game to kickstart their season proper. Colchester on the other hand had [...] The post Aston Villa edge out Colchester United to progress into Second Round appeared first on The72.
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Sky Bet Championship club Aston Villa have erased memories of last season’s embarrassing League Cup First Round exit at Luton Town by beating Colchester United at a soggy Weston Homes Community Stadium in the newly branded Carabao Cup. Villa lost 3-1 to The Hatters at Kenilworth Road 12 months ago but battled beyond Colchester United [...] The post Villa drown memories of last season’s cup exit – Twitter reacts appeared first on The72.
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The Daily Mail understands that Aston Villa are pushing to sign West Ham United winger Robert Snodgrass. This however would have to be an initial loan deal to avoid the risk of Financial Fair Play implications against the Sky Bet Championship promotion favourites. Steve Bruce’s men opened their campaign with a 1-1 home draw with [...] The post Aston Villa hoping to bring in former Leeds United international star appeared first on The72.
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Accrington Stanley caused an upset in the Carabao Cup when they beat Lancashire rivals Preston North End 3-2 thanks to a last-minute winner. Both teams were coming into this game in form after picking up wins in the opening game of the season. Accrington were able to show they were going to be competitive by [...] The post Accrington Stanley cause upset over Lancashire rivals Preston North End with last minute winner appeared first on The72.
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Ipswich Town continued their pre-season with a 1-0 win over Essex rivals Colchester United, but there were plenty of talking points for the Blues supporters following the victory. Ipswich continued their preparations with a 1-0 win at the Weston Homes Community Stadium thanks to Joe Garner’s headed goal, but there was plenty to talk about [...] The post Five things learnt from Colchester United 0-1 Ipswich Town appeared first on The72.
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Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy is confident of adding a fourth striker ahead of their first game of the Sky Bet Championship at home to Birmingham City, according to the East Anglian Daily Times. The Tractor Boys have been short in attacking options following Kieffer Moore’s loan switch to Rotherham and Brett Pitman’s pemanent move [...] The post Ipswich Town boss confident of adding another striker before League starts appeared first on The72.
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