Coverage of the EFL Cup clash between Aston Villa and Middlesbrough.
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Jack Grealish in action for Aston Villa on July 30, 2016
Steve Bruce: 'Long way to go for Jack Grealish'
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce says that Jack Grealish's return from injury is not imminent.
13:18
This picture shows a general view of Ibrox Stadium ahead of the Scottish League Cup match between Rangers and Inverness in Glasgow on September 16, 2014
Alfredo Morelos 'attracting Championship interest'
Rangers forward Alfredo Morelos is a transfer target for five Championship clubs, according to a report.
Sep 18, 15:58
Angers' Jonathan Kodjia runs during a friendly football match between Bordeaux (FCGB) and Angers (SCO) on July 16, 2015
Team News: Jonathan Kodjia up front for Aston Villa
Jonathan Kodjia is back in the fold for Aston Villa's trip to Barnsley.
Sep 16, 16:44
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: 'Sacking me resolves nothing'
Steve Bruce believes that the "vast majority of supporters" are right behind him, despite suggestions that he is one defeat away from the sack.
Sep 15, 18:45
Graham Taylor in the dugout during his time with Aston Villa in March 2002.
Graham Taylor 'warned of abuse claims'
Late former Aston Villa manager Graham Taylor was allegedly "warned" about the sexual abuse of young players in the 1980s.
Sep 14, 18:13
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Andre Green faces months out following hamstring surgery
Aston Villa's Andre Green will face months on the sidelines following hamstring surgery.
Sep 13, 12:55
Steve Bruce gives instructions during the Championship playoff final between Hull City and Sheffield Wednesday on May 28, 2016
Steve Bruce: 'No need for hysteria'
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce urges the club's supporters to remain calm after they are held to a goalless draw by Middlesbrough.
Sep 13, 09:23
Steve Bruce gives instructions during the Championship playoff final between Hull City and Sheffield Wednesday on May 28, 2016
Steve Bruce: "I blame myself"
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce says that he accepts the blame for the club's poor start to the new Championship season.
Sep 10, 13:35
General view of the interior of Villa Park in Birmingham on November 2, 2014
Aston Villa intend to expand Villa Park capacity to 60,000
Aston Villa chief executive Keith Wyness outlines plans to expand the club's Villa Park home by almost a third to 60,000 upon their return to the Premier League.
Sep 6, 18:19
Gary Gardner of Aston Villa moves away with the ball during the pre season friendly match between Swindon Town and Aston Villa at the County Ground on July 21, 2015
Gary Gardner joins Barnsley on loan
Aston Villa midfielder Gary Gardner joins Barnsley on loan for the remainder of the 2017-18 campaign.
Aug 31, 21:12
West Ham United's Adrian and Robert Snodgrass celebrate victory over Tottenham Hotspur on May 5, 2017
Robert Snodgrass hits out at Slaven Bilic
West Ham United winger Robert Snodgrass questions Slaven Bilic's managerial ability following his loan move to Aston Villa.
Aug 30, 12:18
Steve Bruce watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final between Derby County and Hull City on May 14, 2016
Steve Bruce hits out at "vultures"
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce takes another swipe at the "vultures" that have been critical of his team this season.
Aug 28, 18:46
Steve Bruce watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final between Derby County and Hull City on May 14, 2016
Result: Aston Villa held by Bristol City at Ashton Gate
Josh Onomah's deflected strike earns Aston Villa a 1-1 draw against Bristol City at Ashton Gate, cancelling out Jamie Paterson's opener.
Aug 25, 21:37
Steve Bruce watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final between Derby County and Hull City on May 14, 2016
Live Commentary: Bristol City 1-1 Aston Villa - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Bristol City's 1-1 draw with Aston Villa, as a deflected Josh Onomah strike rescued the Villans a point.
Aug 25, 19:15
Nathan Baker in action for Aston Villa on August 9, 2014
Team News: Nathan Baker starts for Bristol City against Aston Villa
Bristol City defender Nathan Baker is named in the starting lineup to face his former club Aston Villa in their Championship game at Ashton Gate.
Aug 25, 18:49
West Ham United's Adrian and Robert Snodgrass celebrate victory over Tottenham Hotspur on May 5, 2017
Robert Snodgrass: 'It was an easy decision to join Aston Villa'
Winger Robert Snodgrass says that it was an easy decision to join Aston Villa on loan after being made available by West Ham United.
Aug 25, 18:30
West Ham United's Adrian and Robert Snodgrass celebrate victory over Tottenham Hotspur on May 5, 2017
Aston Villa complete loan signing of West Ham United winger Robert Snodgrass
Aston Villa announce that they have completed the signing of West Ham United winger Robert Snodgrass on a season-long loan deal.
Aug 25, 16:37
Steve Bruce on the touchline during the FA Cup game between Arsenal and Hull City on February 20, 2016
Steve Bruce leaps to John Terry's defence
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce pays tribute to John Terry amid criticism surrounding the former England captain.
Aug 24, 20:22
Steve Bruce watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final between Derby County and Hull City on May 14, 2016
Steve Bruce blasts "ridiculous abuse"
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce criticises those that directed "ridiculous abuse" at him following a difficult start to the 2017-18 campaign.
Aug 24, 20:07
West Ham United's Adrian and Robert Snodgrass celebrate victory over Tottenham Hotspur on May 5, 2017
Steve Bruce "exploring" possible Robert Snodgrass deal
Steve Bruce is "looking into" the prospect of signing unwanted West Ham United midfielder Robert Snodgrass, and hints that a move could be on the cards for Jack Wilshere.
Aug 24, 17:41



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Leeds UnitedLeeds85211431117
2Wolverhampton WanderersWolves8521138517
3Cardiff CityCardiff8521127517
4Preston North EndPreston843193615
5Ipswich TownIpswich7502128415
6Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd850386215
7Middlesbrough8422105514
8Bristol City83411510513
9Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds8341107313
10Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest84041113-212
11Queens Park RangersQPR83231212011
12Norwich CityNorwich8323812-411
13Aston Villa8242109110
14Fulham824287110
15Derby CountyDerby73131111010
16Millwall823311929
17Hull City82241415-18
18Reading722367-18
19Burton Albion8224615-98
20Barnsley7214811-37
21Sunderland8134712-56
22Brentford8044712-54
23Birmingham CityBirmingham8116412-84
24Bolton WanderersBolton8026416-122
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