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Manchester City 3 Aston Villa 2: Man-for-man marking from the Premier League clash at the Etihad

Villa manager Tim Sherwood has reason to celebrate as his side's victory was his first since taking over

Tim Sherwood sends out a warning to West Brom as he admits Aston Villa have set their sights on a Wembley FA Cup semi-final

Sherwood picked up his victory as Villa manager with Tuesday's last-gasp 2-1 win over West Brom and Sherwood wants to build momentum in the form of a cup run

Christian Benteke of Aston Villa celebrates scoring the winner for Aston Villa
Christian Benteke of Aston Villa celebrates scoring the winner for Aston Villa
Tim Sherwood is looking forward to the challenge of delivering some excitement to Aston Villa’s fans

Aston Villa vs West Brom team news: Tim Sherwood selects Charles N'Zogbia ahead of Scott Sinclair

Sherwood is still looking for his first win as Aston Villa manager

Steve Bruce and Gus Poyet clash

Aston Villa vs West Brom, Hull vs Sunderland and Southampton vs Crystal Palace - Premier League LIVE!

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Aston Villa vs West Brom: Premier League match preview

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

Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring the winning goal

Six things we learnt this weekend: Liverpool will be fine without Gerrard; Gabriel Paulista has ousted Mertesacker; Wayne Rooney role

Manchester City's title defence is now surely over, Tim Sherwood might be regretting taking the Aston Villa job and the usual contenders are falling into place

Tim Sherwood has presided over two Premier League losses for Villa
Papiss Cisse scores to win the game for Newcastle

Newcastle vs Aston Villa match report: Papiss Cisse gives John Carver a second win as manager but the wait goes on for Tim Sherwood

Newcastle 1 Aston Villa 0: Cisse's first-half goal, which he celebrated with Jonas Gutierrez on the Newcastle bench, saw Carver's side get back to winning ways

Jonas Gutierrez last played for Newcastle in October 2013

Newcastle vs Aston Villa team news: Jonas Gutierrez could make St James' Park return as Jack Colback dropped after Brit Awards picture

Colback was seen looking worse for wear after the Brit Awards ceremony while Villa make four changes

Saido Berahino, Ashley Young, Papiss Cisse and Tim Sherwood

Manchester United vs Sunderland live: Wes Brown wrongly sent-off as Wayne Rooney scores a penalty, plus latest Premier League scores

Follow the latest updates from the Premier League, including Burnley vs Swansea, Newcastle vs Aston Villa, Stoke vs Hull and West Brom vs Southampton

Newcastle caretaker manager John Carver (right) reacts

Premier League: Newcastle United vs Aston Villa match preview

A look ahead to Saturday’s Premier League fixture at St James’ Park

Jonas Gutierrez last played for Newcastle in October 2013

Jonas Gutierrez could return for Newcastle United after cancer recovery

Toon star set for an emotional return in the coming weeks

Tim Sherwood rapidly floored by Aston Villa tradition of self-inflicted punches - the latest in defeat to Stoke

Victor Moses scored a late penalty to inflict defeat on Villa in Sherwood's first Premier League game in charge

Aston Villa 1 Stoke 2: Tim Sherwood left 'devestated' at late defeat in first match

New boss saw his team lose to a late penalty

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