AVFC Injury Woes

Benteke's surgery a success, and now we wait

Christian Benteke underwent a successful surgery on a ruptured achilles tendon today. Now Aston Villa must figure out how to make do until he returns.

Villa trio are healthy again for Palace match

A week after injuries played a major part in a stunning loss to Fulham, Villa are looking a lot healthier.

Benteke's injury and Villa's transfer strategy

Paul Lambert will have to approach the summer transfer window far differently than he would if Christian Benteke were healthy.

How Benteke's injury affects the end of the season

With Christian Benteke out for at least six months, Aston Villa will have to make some major adjustments.

Six months out, no World Cup for Benteke

The forward suffered an injury in training on Thursday and will be out at least six months.

Holtecast: Benteke's bad break & FFC preview

We've got Russ Goldman from Cottagers Confidential on today to talk about the upcoming match against Fulham. Jack and I begin the show, though, with breaking news about an injured Christian Benteke.

More Villa injury news ahead of Fulham

We know that Christian Benteke is out and Gabby Agbonlahor will probably join him, but those are the only injury concerns for Villa ahead of Saturday's match.

Gabby illness gives Villa fans more bad news

Christian Benteke has reportedly torn his achilles, but he's not the only Villan who looks set to miss this weekend's Fulham match.

Paul Lambert gets welcome news ahead of Stoke

Despite Ramires trying to break his calf, Karim El Ahmadi will be healthy for Villa's clash against Stoke City.

Midfielder a doubt to return this season

It turns out that one player Aston Villa had hoped to see back before season's end won't be ready after all.


Westwood and Bertrand injury news for Norwich tilt

We've got the latest news on the health of Ryan Bertrand and Ashley Westwood ahead of Sunday's match against Norwich City.

Villa look to be full strength for Newcastle

Villa have no new injury news for this weekend's match, but a couple of players are making great progress.

Good news and bad news for Villa injuries

Aston Villa will be getting one of their most important players back for Saturday's match against West Ham, but another of their best is a doubt.

Okore on the mend - but should he return?

Jores Okore went down with knee damage in September, and was set to miss the rest of the Aston Villa season. Now he may return to training this month - but is returning to the pitch this season in the Dane's long term interest?

Remember this man?

Paul Lambert insists that Charles N'Zogbia just needs to get fit again, and he still has a chance to make an appearance or two with Aston Villa this season.

Gabby may not be ready for trip to Goodison

Gabby Agbonlahor may not be ready to play by Saturday's match at Everton. What impact will that have on Aston Villa?

Injury update for Liverpool match

The latest injury news ahead of this weekend's trip to Anfield.

Baker has "mild concussion" after shot to face

After he was taken off on a stretcher, this is slightly encouraging news.

Baker taken off on stretcher after shot to head

Nathan Baker was taken off on a stretcher in the first half of today's match against Arsenal.

Vlaar and Baker may miss AFC match

Aston Villa injury news ahead of Monday's clash with Arsenal.

Defender eyes return before April

Aston Villa could get a valuable part of their defense back earlier than expected.

Libor Kozak out for the remainder of the season

A broken leg has sidelined the big striker for the rest of the year, dealing a major blow to the quality of Villa's forward depth.

Merry Christian-mas!

Christian Benteke is set to miss the next three Aston Villa matches thanks to injury.

Kozák and Vlaar doubts for Sunday

Villa's attack and defense both looked horrible against Fulham on Sunday. The news of injuries to Kozák and Vlaar won't boost their confidence ahead of United's visit to Villa Park.

Antonio Luna picks up another injury

It's not a major injury, but Tony Moon's knock means it's highly unlikely Aston Villa will set up in the same 5-3-2 formation used at Southampton when they're at Fulham on Sunday.

AVFC Injury Report: 3 out, but one huge addition

Three players will likely not partake in Aston Villa's match against West Bromwich Albion, but a few key players definitely will.

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