Randy Lerner

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
Aston Villa finalise sale of club to Chinese businessman Dr Tony Xia
Aston Villa announce that the sale of the club to Dr Tony Xia has been completed after receiving approval from the Football League.
Jun 14, 16:59
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
Tony Xia 'given green light to take over Aston Villa'
Tony Xia's takeover of Aston Villa reportedly gets the green light.
Jun 13, 21:06
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: Aston Villa takeover on the rocks
The Premier League and Football League will reportedly reject Dr Tony Xia's proposed takeover of Aston Villa.
Jun 1, 09:13
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
New Aston Villa owner Dr Tony Xia open to rebranding Villa Park
New Aston Villa owner Tony Xia reveals that he is considering rebranding Villa Park.
May 20, 16:32
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
Aston Villa confirm sale of club to Chinese businessman Dr Tony Xia
Aston Villa confirm the sale of the club to Chinese businessman Dr Tony Xia for a reported £60m.
May 18, 18:37
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
Aston Villa 'agree to sell club to Chinese businessman Dr Tony Xia for £60m'
Aston Villa reportedly agree the £60m sale of the club to Chinese businessman Dr Tony Xia.
May 18, 18:28
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
Chinese consortium 'close in on Aston Villa takeover'
Aston Villa chairman Steve Hollis reportedly flies to China to finalise a takeover of the club.
May 18, 16:12
Aston Villa's US owner Randy Lerner looks on before the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and West Ham United at Villa Park, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, on August 14, 2010
Randy Lerner takes 'full responsibility' for Aston Villa relegation
Randy Lerner admits that ongoing events at Aston Villa are "totally unacceptable" in the wake of the club's inevitable relegation last weekend.
Apr 22, 11:34
Aston Villa's US owner Randy Lerner looks on before the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and West Ham United at Villa Park, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, on August 14, 2010
Aston Villa-supporting consortium 'lead race to buy club'
A consortium made up of Aston Villa supporters is in pole position to purchase the club from Randy Lerner, a report claims.
Apr 21, 21:14
Oriol Romeu of Southampton scores his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Aston Villa at St Mary's Stadium on December 5, 2015
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Southampton
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League match between Aston Villa and Southampton at Villa Park.
Apr 21, 09:25
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
David Bernstein, Lord Mervyn King resign from Aston Villa board
David Bernstein and Mervyn King reportedly resign from the board at Aston Villa following the club's relegation from the Premier League.
Apr 18, 16:28
Remi Garde cuts a miserable figure during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Aston Villa on March 5, 2016
Aston Villa fan group: 'Remi Garde was hung out to dry by Randy Lerner'
An Aston Villa protest group expresses sympathy for sacked manager Remi Garde after he was "hung out to dry" by the club's owner Randy Lerner.
Mar 30, 20:06
FA Chairman David Bernstein attends an England training session with local school children on June 9, 2013
David Bernstein: 'No short-term Aston Villa fix'
New Aston Villa director David Bernstein says that the club must be cautious of thinking too short-term if they are relegated from the Premier League.
Mar 21, 17:52
Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling (L) falls after a challenge from Aston Villa's English-born Irish defender Ciaran Clark in the penalty area during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Vi
Preview: Manchester City vs. Aston Villa
Sports Mole previews Manchester City's home Premier League encounter against bottom-placed Aston Villa.
Mar 3, 15:04
Remi Garde looks on prior to the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Crystal Palace at Villa Park on January 12, 2016
Sir Doug Ellis: 'Aston Villa certain to go down'
Former Aston Villa chairman Sir Doug Ellis believes that it is a "certainty" the club will be playing Championship football next season.
Feb 24, 22:25
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
Aston Villa fans to stage walkout
Aston Villa fans will stage a mass walkout in their next three Premier League home games.
Feb 24, 13:41
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
Aston Villa 'launch inquest' into poor season
Aston Villa reportedly launch "a full inquest" into the reasons behind the club's fall from grace this season.
Feb 21, 17:16
Remi Garde appears ahead of the FA Cup game between Wycombe Wanderers and Aston Villa on January 9, 2016
Report: Remi Garde to consider Aston Villa future
A report claims that Aston Villa's failure to bolster the playing squad during the transfer window may force manager Remi Garde to resign.
Feb 1, 22:57
Ex Player and Radio commentator Stan Collymore looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Aston Villa on February 5, 2012
Stan Collymore hits out at Aston Villa hierarchy
Stan Collymore hits out at Aston Villa officials after the club appear to have failed to sign any new players on transfer deadline day.
Feb 1, 22:30
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
Aston Villa appoint Steven Hollis as club's new chairman
Aston Villa announce the appointment of Steven Hollis as chairman, replacing Randy Lerner, who remains owner of the club.
Jan 14, 13:11
Bordeaux's French Senegalese defender Lamine Sane celebrates with a teammate after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Bordeaux (FCGB) and Paris-Saint-Germain (PSG) on March 15, 2015
Aston Villa close to deal for Bordeaux's Lamine Sane
Aston Villa are reportedly close to agreeing the loan capture of Lamine Sane from Ligue 1 side Bordeaux.
Jan 13, 21:24
Aston Villa's US owner Randy Lerner looks on before the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and West Ham United at Villa Park, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, on August 14, 2010
Aston Villa to hold 'crisis talks' in New York
Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner reportedly summons senior executives for a crisis meeting in New York.
Jan 10, 23:16
Joleon Lescott and Leandro Bacuna look deflated during the game between Sunderland and Aston Villa on January 2, 2016
Former Aston Villa owner: 'Relegation inevitable'
Former Aston Villa owner Sir Doug Ellis says that the club's relegation to the Championship is "inevitable".
Jan 5, 00:11
Charlie Austin of QPR in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Rotherham United at Loftus Road on August 22, 2015 in London, England.
Aston Villa to offer £8m for Charlie Austin?
Premier League strugglers Aston Villa will reportedly make an £8m offer for QPR top scorer Charlie Austin in the January window.
Dec 27, 09:53
Remi Garde, Manager of Aston Villa gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park on November 8, 2015 in Birmingham, England.
Remi Garde targets Monaco captain Jeremy Toulalan
Aston Villa manager Remi Garde is targeting Monaco captain Jeremy Toulalan after being told that he will have funds to strengthen in January.
Dec 20, 20:37
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
Aston Villa 'planning for relegation'
Aston Villa chief executive Tom Fox admits that the struggling side are planning for life in the Championship next season.
Dec 19, 10:06
Remi Garde, Manager of Aston Villa gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park on November 8, 2015 in Birmingham, England.
Remi Garde to be given January funds to bolster Aston Villa squad
Aston Villa chief executive Tom Fox says that manager Remi Garde will be given whatever funds he feels that he needs in next month's transfer window.
Dec 17, 10:52
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
Paul McGrath: 'Aston Villa heading for League One'
Aston Villa legend Paul McGrath warns that the club is heading for the third tier under the ownership of Randy Lerner.
Dec 15, 23:12
Aston Villa's US owner Randy Lerner looks on before the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and West Ham United at Villa Park, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, on August 14, 2010
New Aston Villa chairman expected "imminently"
Aston Villa CEO Tom Fox reveals that a replacement for Randy Lerner in the role of chairman will be announced "imminently".
Dec 15, 09:14
Retired Liverpool football club player Jamie Carragher arrives for a memorial service to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough Disaster at Anfield Stadium on April 15, 2014
Jamie Carragher: 'Remi Garde has a tough job ahead at Aston Villa'
Jamie Carragher says that Remi Garde "will have to produce one of the best managerial acts in Premier League history" to keep Aston Villa up this season.
Nov 7, 14:57
Lyon's French coach Remi Garde looks on during the UEFA Europa League football match Real Betis vs Olympique Lyonnais at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Sevilla on September 19, 2013.
Remi Garde admits "very difficult mission"
Remi Garde admits that he faces a huge task to preserve Aston Villa's Premier League status this season.
Nov 5, 18:39
Headshot of Sam Matterface dated August 10, 2015
In Off The Post: The Sam Matterface column
In his latest Sports Mole column, Sam Matterface runs the rule over Randy Lerner, Manchester City and a goal-shy Bafetimbi Gomis.
Nov 3, 10:00
Aston Villa's US owner Randy Lerner looks on before the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and West Ham United at Villa Park, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, on August 14, 2010
Aston Villa chairman Randy Lerner: 'We will not buckle under pressure'
Aston Villa chairman Randy Lerner says that the club will not "buckle under pressure and criticism" following the appointment of new boss Remi Garde.
Nov 2, 17:28
Lyon's French coach Remi Garde looks on during the UEFA Europa League football match Real Betis vs Olympique Lyonnais at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Sevilla on September 19, 2013.
Aston Villa announce appointment of Remi Garde as new manager
Aston Villa confirm that Remi Garde has been appointed new boss on three-and-a-half-year deal.
Nov 2, 16:47
Lyon's French head coach Remi Garde waits before the French L1 football match Lyon (OL) vs. Nice (OGC) on August 10, 2013
Report: Aston Villa to appoint Remi Garde as new manager
Aston Villa will announce Frenchman Remi Garde as their new manager on Monday on a three-and-a-half-year deal, according to reports.
Nov 1, 22:53
Head coach David Moyes of Real Sociedad looks on during the La Liga match between Real Socided and Elche FC at Estadio Anoeta on November 28, 2014
Next Aston Villa manager: Five Remi Garde alternatives
Sports Mole picks out five contenders for the Aston Villa job amid reports that a move for Remi Garde is in doubt.
Oct 27, 12:35
Headshot of Sam Matterface dated August 10, 2015
In Off The Post: Sam Matterface's say on the weekend's Premier League action
In his weekly Sports Mole column, Sam Matterface pays close attention to the Manchester derby, Aston Villa, Jose Mourinho and Watford.
Oct 26, 15:55
Ex Player and Radio commentator Stan Collymore looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Aston Villa on February 5, 2012
Stan Collymore calls for Randy Lerner to sell Aston Villa
Former Aston Villa striker Stan Collymore launches a scathing attack on the club's owner Randy Lerner.
Oct 21, 00:12
Tim Sherwood, manager of Aston Villa looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford on April 4, 2015
Tim Sherwood confirms Aston Villa takeover talks have broken down
Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood reveals that the club's takeover talks with a consortium have broken down.
Jul 15, 06:09
Aston Villa's US owner Randy Lerner looks on before the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and West Ham United at Villa Park, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, on August 14, 2010
Report: Randy Lerner moves closer to Aston Villa sale
A mystery bidder has reportedly been granted exclusivity status by Aston Villa, as Randy Lerner moves a step closer to a £150m sale of the club.
Jun 8, 18:58



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1Manchester CityMan City87102942522
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd86202121920
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs85211551017
4Watford84311313015
5Chelsea8413138513
6Arsenal84131210213
7Burnley834186213
8Liverpool83411312113
9Newcastle UnitedNewcastle832398111
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom824279-210
11Southampton823379-29
12Huddersfield TownHuddersfield823359-49
13Swansea CitySwansea822458-38
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224610-48
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8224814-68
16Everton8224513-88
17Stoke CityStoke8224918-98
18Leicester CityLeicester81341013-36
19Bournemouth8116412-84
20Crystal Palace8107218-163
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