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BREAKING: Joe Cole

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Absolutely shocking news about Joe Cole today.

Let's make the 4-3-3 better

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If the idea of watching another match with a 4-3-3 didn't make you happy, maybe a modified 4-3-2-1 will.

Watch highlights of Dallas 0-2 AVFC

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Andi Weimann and Charles N'Zogbia put in the highlights of the night with their goals against FC Dallas. We've got them for you to watch!

Why not stick with the boring same-old thing?

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The third in our look at possible Aston Villa formations brings us to an old friend: the 4-3-3.

Aston Villa defeat FC Dallas 2-0

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Thanks to goals from Andreas Weimann and Charles N'Zogbia, Aston Villa picked up a 2-0 victory over FC Dallas on Wednesday night.

AVFC-Dallas open thread and how to watch

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For fans of Aston Villa who are desperate to see the club play, you can watch tonight's friendly against FC Dallas online. Here's how!

Benteke is training again!

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Christian Benteke was doing light training with Aston Villa in Texas today. Is he closer to being fit than we thought?

Three at the back, but with more up front

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We continue our look at possible formations for Aston Villa's upcoming season. Today: The 3-5-1-1.

Hands off, boys!

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Ron Vlaar is not for sale, says Paul Lambert. In fact, Aston Villa are prepared to discuss new terms with the Dutchman once he returns from holiday. But will Randy Lerner sanction such spending?

Can Villa make the 3-5-2 work?

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Aston Villa have a number of choices in formation for the coming season. Today we look at one way they could play three centre-backs, as many have suggested.

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