A lookahead to tonight's big local derby at the Hawthorns between West Brom and Aston Villa
Aston Villa manager, Paul Lambert has added extra spice to Monday’s derby with West Bromwich Albion, by insisting his club are bigger.
The Duke of Cambridge has vowed to take Prince George to watch his beloved football team, Aston Villa, at Villa Park in the future.
Aston Villa have lost for the first time in six matches, after they were beaten 2-0 by Fulham at Craven Cottage.
A first half goal from former Villa man, Steve Sidwell, and a penalty by Dimitar Berbatov sent the hosts to victory.
Aston Villa stay tenth in the Premier League table after the defeat.
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At half time in the match at Craven Cottage, Aston Villa trail 2-0 to Fulham.
Former Villa midfielder, Steve Sidwell, and Dimitar Berbatov have scored the goals that give Fulham the lead.
Aston Villa failed to pull out a winning performance for their Royal fan, treating the heir to the throne to just a nil-nil draw in the home game against Sunderland.
Lifelong supporter Prince William took a seat at Villa Park for the first time today, though he has seen the team play before.
He went to Wembley to witness the club's victory over Bolton during the FA Cup semi-final in 2000.
The Prince could be seen shouting support to the players, and reacting to some of the action on-pitch.
Lifelong fan Prince William has taken a seat for the first time at Villa Park for the home game against Sunderland today.
Although it is the Prince's first visit to the stadium, he has seen the team before, heading to Wembley for the club's victory over Bolton at Wembley in 2000 during the FA Cup semi-final.
West Brom striker Shane Long has stressed the need for Albion to learn from their mistakes after they let a two-goal lead slip in Monday's 2-2 draw with Midlands rivals Aston Villa.
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Former Aston Villa star Ashley Young will stand trial at Leamington Spa on 10th January next year, charged with two separate driving offences.
The first charge relates to a speeding offence and the other for failing to identify himself as the driver or provide driver details.
The 28–year-old Manchester United and England winger is alleged to have been caught travelling 70mph in a 50mph speed-restricted zone.
Young, originally from Stevenage, was caught on camera on the M6 Toll near Curdworth in Warwickshire, driving his Range Rover on 7th March.
He has pleaded not guilty to the offences.
Villa fans have spoken of their delight at learning Prince William plans to bring his young son up to support the Midland club.
Supporters heading to today's home game against Everton told ITV News Central that they think it will be good for the club - with one even claiming it made Aston Villa the official club of the UK.
Prince William's ambition to persuade his son George to follow Aston Villa could see the future King join a powerful set of supporters of the Midlands team.