Gareth Southgate will be a regular visitor at Aston Villa this season, according to boss Dean Smith. England manager Southgate was in the stands to see Villa kick off their Premier League campaign with a 1-0 home win over Sheffield United. Three Lions newboy Jack Grealish captained the hosts and international team-mate Tyrone Mings marshalled the defence fresh from also penning a new deal.
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.