There’s only one Graham Taylor

The likes of David Platt, Alan McInally, Steve Staunton, Garry Thompson, Brian Little, Gordon Cowans and Darius Vassell in attendance today to pay their respects.

Rest easy, GT
Steve Bruce post Preston...
FT: Aston Villa 2-2 Preston North End: Villa had to settle for a point after they were unable to hold on to a 2-0 interval lead established by Albert Adomah’s first-half brace. Steve Bruce’s side totally dominated the opening period and were good value for their advantage, but the home side found the going tough after the break. Villa were ahead on 22 minutes when Jack Grealish lifted an...
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HT: Aston Villa 2-0 Preston North End - Albert Adomah was on target twice to put Villa in control against Preston at Villa Park. The winger opened the scoring in the 22nd minute and increased the lead with a 35th-minute penalty After Gabby Agonlahor had fired just wide from Jordan Amavi’s low cross, Andre Green had the perfect opportunity to mark his first Championship start with a goal. The...
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Half-time Q&A with Ian Taylor #AVLPNE
Pre-match pictures: Henri Lansbury preparing for his debut...
Warm-up LIVE: Johnstone in focus
Today’s line-up: Henri Lansbury starts as we reveal our starting XI + subs for today’s Preston North End Football Club clash…

Goalkeeper Sam Johnstone also makes his home debut for this afternoon’s 3pm kick-off.

What’s your verdict on the team, Villans?
It’s MATCHDAY – only three hours to kick-off!

We face Preston North End Football Club this afternoon at Villa Park with Henri Lansbury and Sam Johnstone aiming for home debuts.

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Manager preview: Steve Bruce stresses that Preston North End Football Club will be a “tough nut to crack” as he looks ahead to today’s game.

What’s your score prediction?
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#OTD in 2012: Robbie Keane scores two crackers against his former club added to a Darren Bent penalty as we defeat Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 3-2 at Molineux…

What were your memories of this afternoon?
Preston North End Football Club player preview: New boy Henri Lansbury looks ahead to puling on the shirt, playing at Villa Park and the challenge this afternoon…

What's your ideal XI today?

3⃣ reasons to be positive ahead of our clash with Preston North End Football Club tomorrow.

What's your thoughts ahead of this massive game Villans?
Lansbury in focus: Check out the first thoughts of Digital Editor Paul Brown as he blogs about the pride, passion and purpose of new signing Henri Lansbury…

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Blog: Lansbury fire will light up Villa dressing room
Villa v Preston: Don’t miss Saturday’s clash with Preston North End Football Club as Henri Lansbury and Sam Johnstone push to make their home debuts..

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#OTD in 2010: Amazing evening at Villa Park as we beat Blackburn Rovers 6-4 to make it through to the League Cup final.

What were your memories of this night?
AVTV: Check out our in-depth interview with new signing Henri Lansbury…

Henri discusses joining Villa, playing for Steve Bruce, his winning mentality, Villa Park and the weekend clash with Preston North End Football Club

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Breaking news: Confirmation just in that Henri Lansbury is eligible to face Preston North End Football Club this weekend…

We can also reveal our new midfielder will wear the No.5 shirt.

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Lansbury eligibility confirmed/squad number announced