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 “She’s playing with a smile on her face with plenty of confidence” – Carla Ward on Adriana Leon’s WSL resurgence 

Aston Villa manager Carla Ward was full of praise for her Canadian winger following her summer transfer from Manchester United to the Birmingham based side.  Leon, who had previously struggled for game time at United, made the move to Ward’s Villa in the summer and has since shown impressive form especially against Bristol City.  Ward […]

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“Not my problem” – Aston Villa boss Carla Ward shows no sympathy for Manchester United after Conti Cup points deduction fiasco

Aston Villa Women manager Carla Ward showed no pity towards Marc Skinner’s Manchster United who were the fall-guys following the Villans’ points deduction in the Conti Cup last week. The Villans had three points removed in the group stages of the cup after fielding an ineligible player in their, no redundant, 7-0 win over Sunderland […]

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Bristol City’s Carrie Jones rescues a vital point against Aston Villa in their bid to avoid relegation  

Bristol City’s chances of remaining in the Women’s Super League boosted after Carrie Jones’ stunning goal secured a much-needed point on the road against Aston Villa.  Villa’s Jordan Nobbs opened the scoring after the midfielder struck her effort from range, but the lead was short lived after City’s Thestrup poked the ball home just one […]

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“We didn’t take our chances” Marcus Bignot on Aston Villa Women’s 2-2 draw against Bristol City

Bristol City Women came from behind to draw 2-2 against Aston Villa Women on Saturday afternoon in what was a crucial game at the bottom of the FA Women’s Super League table. Marcus Bignot’s side took an early lead inside three minutes as Shania Hayles’ cross was pushed away by Sophie Baggaley before it was […]