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Monday August 7, 2017 Micah raring to go

Micah is working his way back to full fitness to join Villa’s Championship campaign, with the defender hoping to be back in action soon.

Manchester United vs Aston Villa

Monday April 18, 2016 Manchester United 1 - 0 Aston Villa

Aston Villa’s fate was sealed as the club suffered relegation from the Premier League for the first time since 1987, a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Manchester United confirming their place in the Championship next season.

Aston Villa vs Chelsea

Wednesday April 6, 2016 Aston Villa 0 - 4 Chelsea

Villa’s demise gathered apace as they suffered a 4-0 defeat at the hands of a resurgent Chelsea side who, in truth, rarely had to step out of third gear.

Manchester City vs Aston Villa

Monday March 7, 2016 Manchester City 4 - 0 Aston Villa

Aston Villa’s dire Premier League situation only worsened as they were hammered 4-0 by Manchester City at the Etihad.

Aston Villa vs Liverpool

Tuesday February 16, 2016 Aston Villa 0 - 6 Liverpool

Villa’s sorry season continued as they were thumped 6-0 by Liverpool, the host’s heaviest home defeat since 1935.

Aston Villa vs Norwich City

Monday February 8, 2016 Aston Villa 2 - 0 Norwich City

Villa moved to within eight points of safety with a well-deserved 2-0 win over Norwich City.

West Brom vs Aston Villa

Tuesday January 26, 2016 West Brom 0 - 0 Aston Villa

Villa’s Midland derby clash with West Brom ended goalless, a fairly uneventful affair appeasing managers desperately in need of the three points.

Aston Villa vs Leicester City

Monday January 18, 2016 Aston Villa 1 - 1 Leicester City

Villa fought back from a goal down against unlikely league leaders Leicester City, Shinji Okazaki’s opener cancelled out by Rudy Gestede’s late equaliser.

Wycombe Wanderers vs Aston Villa

Tuesday January 12, 2016 Wycombe Wanderers 1 - 1 Aston Villa

Villa’s winless run extended to 16 games as League Two’s Wycombe Wanderers fought back from a goal down – scored by Micah – to claim a 1-1 draw and with it a replay in the FA Cup third round.

Norwich v Aston Villa

Monday December 28, 2015 Norwich 2 - 0 Aston Villa

Micah returned to action but was unable to halt Villa’s slide as Remi Garde’s men suffered a 2-0 defeat away at Norwich City, leaving them 11 points adrift of safety.

Aston Villa v West Ham

Saturday December 26, 2015 Aston Villa 1 - 1 West Ham

Villa fought back from a goal down to claim a point against West Ham, a much-improved performance seeing Remi Garde’s side push for the full three points.

Aston Villa vs Arsenal

Monday December 14, 2015 Aston Villa 0 - 2 Arsenal

Villa remain rooted to the foot of the Premier League table, eight points adrift of safety after a 2-0 loss to Arsenal at Villa Park.

Aston Villa vs Watford

Monday November 30, 2015 Aston Villa 2 - 3 Watford

Micah scored his first goal for Villa but it wasn’t enough to secure a much-needed three points against Watford, the visitors securing a 3-2 win.

Everton vs Aston Villa

Monday November 23, 2015 Everton 4 - 0 Aston Villa

Villa were well beaten by an in-form Everton, succumbing to a 4-0 loss which leaves them rooted to the bottom of the Premier League.

Aston Villa vs Manchester City

Monday November 9, 2015 Aston Villa 0 - 0 Manchester City

Micah was named man-of-the-match as Villa held Manchester City to a 0-0 draw at Villa Park in Remi Garde’s first game in charge.

Aston Villa vs Swansea City

Tuesday October 27, 2015 Aston Villa 1 - 2 Swansea City

Aston Villa suffered another defeat that left them at the foot of the Premier League, this time a 2-1 loss to Swansea City in what proved to be manager Tim Sherwood’s final game in charge.

Chelsea vs Aston Villa

Monday October 19, 2015 Chelsea 2 - 0 Aston Villa

Aston Villa slipped to a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, themselves in search of a much-needed win, with the returning Diego Costa netting for Jose Mourinho’s men.

Aston Villa vs Stoke City

Monday October 5, 2015 Aston Villa 0 - 1 Stoke City

Aston Villa’s struggles continued as they suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Stoke City, their sixth defeat in eight games.

Liverpool vs Aston Villa

Monday September 28, 2015 Liverpool 3 - 2 Aston Villa

Aston Villa suffered a defeat at the hands of Liverpool – themselves in need of a win to ease the pressure on manager Brendan Rodgers, an early James Milner goal setting them on the way to a 3-2 win.

Aston Villa vs Birmingham

Wednesday September 23, 2015 Aston Villa 1 - 0 Birmingham City

Rudy Gestede struck the winner as Villa beat rivals Birmingham City 1-0 at Villa Park to progress to the fourth round of the Capital One Cup.

Aston Villa vs West Brom

Monday September 21, 2015 Aston Villa 0 - 1 West Brom

Aston Villa suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of rivals West Brom, with the returning Saido Berahino scoring the winner.

Leicester City vs Aston Villa

Monday September 14, 2015 Leicester City 3 - 2 Aston Villa

Leicester City staged a dramatic late comeback to stun Aston Villa and secure a 3-2 win – Tim Sherwood’s men having been 2-0 up with 20 minutes to go.

Aston Villa v Sunderland

Wednesday September 2, 2015 Aston Villa 2 - 2 Sunderland

Aston Villa and Sunderland shared the spoils in an entertaining clash at Villa Park, Scott Sinclair’s brace cancelled out by Jeremain Lens’ second half leveler.

Crystal Palace vs Aston Villa

Monday August 24, 2015 Crystal Palace 2 - 1 Aston Villa

Aston Villa suffered defeat at the hands of Crystal Palace, Bakary Sako’s late winner handing Alan Pardew’s side the three points.

Aston Villa vs Manchester United

Monday August 17, 2015 Aston Villa 0 - 1 Manchester United

Aston Villa suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of big spending Manchester United in the side’s first home fixture of the new season, though Tim Sherwood’s men were certainly not outplayed.

Bournemouth vs Aston Villa

Monday August 10, 2015 Bournemouth 0 - 1 Aston Villa

Micah made his debut for Aston Villa and captained the side to an opening day 1-0 win over Premier League new-boys Bournemouth, Rudy Gestede stepping off the bench to score the winner.

Micah Richards Aston Villa captain

Thursday August 6, 2015 Micah named Aston Villa captain

Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood has appointed Micah as his captain, citing his “winning mentality” as a key reason in his decision.

Micah Richards

Thursday June 18, 2015 Micah completes move to Aston Villa

Micah has completed his move to Aston Villa, signing a four-year deal to move to Villa Park on 1 July after his Manchester City contract expires.

Micah Richards

Thursday June 11, 2015 Statement from Micah to the Man City fans

“I just wanted to thank the Man City fans for the amazing support they’ve given me over the years.

Fiorentina v Parma

Tuesday May 19, 2015 Fiorentina 3 – 0 Parma

Mohamed Salah scored his ninth goal of the season as Fiorentina regained their footing to secure a 3-0 win over already-relegated Parma.