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Two high-profile members of staff were suspended this week

Villa’s suspended assistant manager, Ian Culverhouse, is thought to be unlikely to return to the club

Paul Lambert future at Aston Villa in doubt after allies are suspended

The club's assistant manager and head of football operations have been removed pending an internal investigation

Jason Puncheon of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring the winner

Crystal Palace 1 Aston Villa 0: Tony Pulis hails impact of Jason Puncheon after firing Eagles to safety

Puncheon has scored three goals in two matches to fire Palace up the table and effectively to Premier League safety

Norwich City manager Neil Adams looks on at Craven Cottage
Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis looks on

Premier League: Crystal Palace v Aston Villa match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's fixture at Selhurst Park

Julian Speroni v Brad Guzan: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Crystal Palace and Aston Villa

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' players ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at the Selhurst Park

Jose Mourinho protests to Chris Foy as Ramires is sent off

Jose Mourinho fined £8,000 and given warning over behaviour during Chelsea defeat to Aston Villa

The Blues manager entered the field of play to protest

Hugo Rodallega celebrates scoring the winning goal against Aston Villa

Aston Villa 1 Fulham 2 match report: Hugo Rodallega makes good on his promise to give Fulham lasting hope

Kieran Richardson gave Fulham the lead before a Grant Holt equaliser set-up substitute Rodallega to net the winner

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Aston Villa v Fulham: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this weekend’s Premier League fixture at Villa Park

Fabian Delph v Steve Sidwell: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Aston Villa and Fulham

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' players ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at Villa Park

Christian Benteke will no play again for six months after rupturing his Achilles tendon

Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke out for 'a minimum of six months' after rupturing Achilles tendon and will miss World Cup

Belgian forward will undergo surgery after suffering injury in training

David Moyes grins as he signs autographs for the Manchester United fans

Manchester United 4 Aston Villa 1: David Moyes thanks United fans as protest drowned out by cries of support

Moyes was given a warm reception when he walked out of the tunnel and fans stuck by him to inspire the players to victory

Wayne Rooney celebrates his second goal for Manchester United in the 4-1 win over Aston Villa

Manchester United 4 Aston Villa 1: Wayne Rooney provides the springboard for United ahead of 'massive' Bayern Munich clash

Both Rooney and Davi Moyes turn their attention towards Champions League tie after fans gets behind the side to inspire win over Villa

A plane flies over Old Trafford calling for David Moyes to be sacked

Manchester United 4 Aston Villa 1 match report: Wayne Rooney's timely support act

England striker scores twice as United do their best to ease the pressure on manager Moyes but victory is unconvincing

David Moyes, Phil Neville and Ryan Giggs

Manchester United v Aston Villa team news: David Moyes refuses to bow to pressure as he sticks with Marouane Fellaini over Ryan Giggs

Giggs has not started a match since starring in the 3-0 win over Olympiakos while Fellaini is currently being investigated for an alleged spit at Pablo Zabaleta

Manchester United will continue to support manager David Moyes

Manchester United vs Aston Villa: Premier League match preview

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