Coverage of the Championship clash between Aston Villa and Preston.
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Ross McCormack in action for Aston Villa on August 5, 2016
Bruce launches attack on 'unfit' McCormack
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce launches a scathing attack on Ross McCormack after the striker misses training sessions.
19:59
Amari'i Bell of Gllingham looks to attacks during the Sky Bet League One match between Crawley Town and Gillingham at The Checkatrade.com Stadium on March 28, 2015
Crystal Palace, Aston Villa and Norwich City interested in Fleetwood defender?
Crystal Palace, Aston Villa and Norwich City are all reportedly interested in signing Fleetwood Town defender Amari'i Bell.
11:17
Ross McCormack in action for Aston Villa on August 5, 2016
Fulham make loan approach for former striker Ross McCormack?
A report claims that Aston Villa are weighing up whether to offload Ross McCormack to Fulham for the remainder of the summer, but boss Steve Bruce favours a permanent sale.
Jan 20, 22:31
Forest's Henri Lansbury celebrates moments after scoring the opening goal against Huddersfield on August 3, 2013
Henri Lansbury completes Aston Villa move
Henri Lansbury completes his switch from Nottingham Forest to Aston Villa.
Jan 20, 12:03
Forest's Henri Lansbury celebrates moments after scoring the opening goal against Huddersfield on August 3, 2013
Henri Lansbury passes Aston Villa medical
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce confirms that Henri Lansbury has passed a medical ahead of his move from Nottingham Forest.
Jan 20, 09:58
Joey Barton of Burnley tackles Henri Lansbury of Nottingham Forest during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Burnley at City Ground on October 20, 2015 in Nottingham, England.
Aston Villa closing in on Henri Lansbury
Aston Villa are reportedly closing in on the signing of Nottingham Forest captain Henri Lansbury in a deal worth around £3.5m.
Jan 19, 14:09
Jordan Rhodes WHEELS away after opening the scoring for Middlesbrough in their Championship clash with Burnley at Turf Moor on April 19, 2016
Middlesbrough turn down two bids for Jordan Rhodes
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka reveals that the club have turned down two bids for £9m-rated Jordan Rhodes, who has been linked with a move to Aston Villa.
Jan 19, 13:57
General view of the interior of Villa Park in Birmingham on November 2, 2014
Aston Villa take interest in Belgian defender Bruno Godeau?
Aston Villa are reportedly considering making a bid for defender Bruno Godeau, who currently plays for Belgian club Oostende.
Jan 17, 18:39
Big Tom Cairney in action during the FA Cup game between Cardiff City and Fulham on January 8, 2017
Newcastle United 'to return' for Tom Cairney
Newcastle United are reportedly planning to return with a new bid for Fulham midfielder Tom Cairney.
Jan 17, 13:49
Forest's Henri Lansbury celebrates moments after scoring the opening goal against Huddersfield on August 3, 2013
Norwich City join race for Henri Lansbury?
Norwich City reportedly enter the race to sign Nottingham Forest midfielder Henri Lansbury.
Jan 17, 10:55
Aly Cissokho in action for Aston Villa on January 10, 2015
Aston Villa defender Aly Cissokho makes Olympiacos loan switch
Aston Villa offload full-back Aly Cissokho to Olympiacos, who have the option to turn his initial loan move into a permanent deal at the end of the season.
Jan 16, 18:09
A general view outside the stadium prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on February 21, 2015
Report: Wolfsburg winger Anton Donkor to sign for Aston Villa
Wolfsburg and Germany Under-20 winger Anton Donkor is to sign with Aston Villa, according to reports.
Jan 16, 14:14
Graham Taylor in the dugout during his time with Aston Villa in March 2002.
Wolverhampton Wanderers, Aston Villa discussing Graham Taylor tribute
Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa are in discussions with Graham Taylor's family over a "fitting" tribute to the late manager.
Jan 13, 12:46
Big Tom Cairney in action during the FA Cup game between Cardiff City and Fulham on January 8, 2017
Aston Villa keen on Tom Cairney?
Aston Villa are reportedly planning a £10m bid for Fulham midfielder Tom Cairney.
Jan 13, 10:56
Robbie Brady celebrates scoring during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Norwich City on March 19, 2016
Burnley make £13m Robbie Brady bid?
Burnley reportedly enter the bidding for Norwich City winger Robbie Brady with a £13m offer.
Jan 13, 10:41
Graham Taylor in the dugout during his time with Aston Villa in March 2002.
Tributes flood in for former England manager Graham Taylor
Sports Mole rounds up a selection of tributes paid to former England boss Graham Taylor following his death from a suspected heart attack, aged 72.
Jan 12, 14:23
Graham Taylor in the dugout during his time with Aston Villa in March 2002.
Former England manager Graham Taylor dies, aged 72
Former England and Aston Villa manager Graham Taylor dies, aged 72.
Jan 12, 13:17
Steve Bruce watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final between Derby County and Hull City on May 14, 2016
Aston Villa considering move for Barnsley defender James Bree?
Aston Villa are reportedly ready to make a move for Barnsley defender James Bree during the January transfer window.
Jan 9, 18:29
Arsenal's Carl Jenkinson in action against Aston Villa on August 17, 2013
Crystal Palace lead chase to sign Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson?
Crystal Palace reportedly head the chase to secure a loan deal for Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson.
Jan 9, 16:52
Steve Bruce watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final between Derby County and Hull City on May 14, 2016
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce: 'We are interested in four or five targets'
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce reveals that the club are working on "four or five" potential transfer deals.
Jan 9, 11:37


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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Newcastle UnitedNewcastle27191754213358
2Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton26176342182457
3Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2715483230249
4Leeds UnitedLeeds27153937271048
5Reading2614483836246
6Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds2713683126545
7Derby CountyDerby2712782721643
8Barnsley27125104641541
9Fulham261010644311340
10Norwich CityNorwich27124114540540
11Preston North EndPreston2711793734340
12Birmingham CityBirmingham2791083136-537
13Aston Villa2781272827136
14Ipswich TownIpswich2797112833-534
15Brentford2796123435-133
16Cardiff CityCardiff2696113140-933
17Queens Park RangersQPR2796122637-1133
18Wolverhampton WanderersWolves2788113437-332
19Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest2786133845-730
20Bristol City2783163539-427
21Wigan AthleticWigan2767142432-825
22Burton Albion2767142637-1125
23Blackburn RoversBlackburn2767143244-1225
24Rotherham UnitedRotherham2744192760-3316