Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert says he hopes his side can scupper Manchester United's title celebrations tonight with a win.
Papiss Cisse dragged Newcastle nine points clear of the Premier League relegation zone with a dramatic injury-time winner to see off Stoke
Aston Villa recovered from a calamitous own goal to haul themselves out of the relegation places with victory at fellow strugglers Reading
Stoke have confirmed the £2.5million signing of FC Dallas winger Brek Shea, on a four-and-half-year contract.
Northampton Town have signed former Coventry City striker Roy O'Donovan on a contract to the end of the season.
O'Donovan joined Coventry on a three-year-deal from Sunderland in June 2010.
The 27-year-old, who is a former Sky Blues trainee, established himself in the League of Ireland with Cork City, where he scored 31 goals from 74 league appearances.
Yacouba Sylla has said he is thrilled to be part of the 'dynamic and exciting young team' at Aston Villa.
The Villa midfield completed a move from French club Clermont Foot this afternoon.
The 22-year-old has featured for the France Under-21 team and attracted interest from other Premier League clubs before the Villa manager secured his transfer on deadline day.
Birmingham goalkeeper Jack Butland has been called up to the England squad to face Brazil on February 6th.
He became England's youngest ever goalkeeper when he made his debut against Italy last year aged 19 years and 158 days.
There is speculation that Butland is in talks with Stoke City over a £4m deadline day move, but he would be loaned back to Birmingham for the rest of the season.
Yacouba Sylla's signing from the French football club Clermont Foot, will be completed this afternoon, says Villa Park.
Nottingham Forest FC: "Dexter Blackstock has officially signed a new four-and-a half year contract with Forest after completing a medical."
Wolves: "Wolves are signing highly-rated 18-year-old midfielder Lee Evans from Newport County. Evans will go into the Development/Under-21 squad."
Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner has reiterated his support for manager Paul Lambert ahead of Tuesday's crunch Premier League clash with fellow strugglers Newcastle.
Lerner appointed Lambert last summer and is convinced the former Norwich boss can steer the Midlands club through their current battle to avoid the drop.
Lerner said: "In the time that I've come to know Paul, what is clear above all else is his strength of character and belief in his approach to football.
Aston Villa's Alan Hutton will move on loan to Real Mallorca until the end of the season, subject to a medical test tomorrow.
The Scottish footballer may become a permanent player, with the Spanish club retaining an option to agree a transfer in the summer.
Chairman of Aston Villa Football Club, Randy Lerner, has reaffirmed his support for Paul Lambert.
Mr Lerner has emphasised in particular the qualities which convinced the Villa Board to appoint the Lambert last summer.
– Randy Lerner, Chairman of Aston Villa
In the time that I’ve come to know Paul what is clear above all else is his strength of character and belief in his approach to football. Fortunes can shift quickly in this game and a sense that one has it right can become grave doubt in a matter of a few games.
The Villa Board knew that with Paul we would begin to address the Club’s multi-year lack of competitive stability by reshaping the squad with seven new signings in the summer.
After much criticism of recent matches, incumbent manager Paul Lambert says Villa's current form is hurting him, but he's determined to meet the upcoming challenges head on.
Aston Villa will take on Newcastle United tomorrow evening at home, after recent losses against Millwall and Bradford.