Liverpool and Manchester United have angered the Premier League and the government by formulating plans to reshape English football with a power grab that would also reduce the size of the top competition to 18 teams. The plans have been engineered by the American-owned clubs in conjunction with Rick Parry, the chairman of the English Football League, which features the 72 professional teams below the Premier League.
Villa Park welcomed back European football for the first time in seven years as Villa faced Banik Ostrava (Czech Republic) in the first round of the UEFA Cup. Dr Jozef Venglos was now the Aston Villa...
With Aston Villa's training ground still closed due to a coronavirus outbreak, the Premier League have moved to call off Sunday's game.