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Stories with place: Birmingham
  • Lerner raises doubts about future at Villa 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 12:00 pm
  • BIRMINGHAM, England - American businessman Randy Lerner has raised doubts about his future as Aston Villa chairman by saying he will address "steady rumors of a sale" of the Premier League club at the end of the season.

  • Villa draws 0-0 with Southampton in Premier League 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 12:06 pm
  • BIRMINGHAM, England - Aston Villa ended a difficult week by earning a valuable point with a 0-0 draw against Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday to end a four-game losing streak.

  • Aston Villa suspends assistant manager, official 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 9:29 am
  • BIRMINGHAM, England - Aston Villa has suspended the assistant manager and a key off-field official as the club fights to stay in the English Premier League.

  • English city probes Islamic influence in schools 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 8:28 am
  • LONDON - The city of Birmingham in central England has expanded an investigation into an alleged Muslim plot to greatly expand Islamic influence in the city's school system.

  • English soccer is now without a black coach 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 3:20 pm
  • LONDON - Norwich didn't fire Chris Hughton because he's black. The English soccer club fired him because it is petrified of dropping out of the Premier League and losing millions in revenue.

  • Fulham beats Aston Villa 2-1 in Premier League 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 12:12 pm
  • BIRMINGHAM, England - Huge Rodallega boosted Fulham's hopes of staving off relegation from the Premier League by scoring late to secure a 2-1 win at Aston Villa on Saturday.

  • Benteke out of World Cup with Achilles injury 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 2:22 pm
  • Belgium striker Christian Benteke was ruled out of the World Cup after rupturing his Achilles tendon in training with English Premier League team Aston Villa on Thursday.