Aston Villa head coach Dean Smith insists it was his decision to bring John Terry back to the club as part of his coaching staff.
Dean Smith insists promotion remains a realistic aim for Aston Villa this season despite the club's disappointing start to the campaign.
Dean Smith has been joined at Aston Villa by Richard O'Kelly, who was his assistant at Brentford and Walsall.
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Gareth Southgate has described Sir Doug Ellis as "a fantastic custodian" for Aston Villa following his death on Thursday.
Former Aston Villa owner Sir Doug Ellis has died at the age of 94.
Aston Villa have confirmed the appointments of Dean Smith as their new head coach and John Terry as assistant coach.
The respect John Terry earned from the players during his season at Aston Villa will be key in his new role at the club, says Danny Higginbotham.
John Terry revealed he wants to be a manager "in the long run" ahead of being named assistant to new Aston Villa boss Dean Smith.
Dean Smith’s success at forward-thinking Brentford bodes well for Aston Villa, says Danny Higginbotham.
Rui Faria has ruled himself out of the running to become the next manager of Aston Villa, according to Sky sources.
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Sky Sports has announced 10 more live Sky Bet EFL fixtures, including the Championship showdown between Aston Villa and Birmingham.
Republic of Ireland's Scott Hogan and Sean Maguire are desperate for a chance to prove they can fill Robbie Keane's sizeable boots.
Aston Villa are considering making Rui Faria their new manager, with John Terry as his assistant, according to Sky sources.
Thierry Henry is no longer under consideration to be the next Aston Villa manager, according to Sky sources.
Aston Villa being linked with Thierry Henry as their potential next manager is "huge", believes striker Scott Hogan.
Thierry Henry remains undecided on his future following links with the vacant Aston Villa manager's role, Sky sources understand.
Frank Lampard believes John Terry has all it takes to be a successful manager.
Former Aston Villa midfielder Stiliyan Petrov has applied for the vacant manger's role at his old club, Sky Sports News understands.
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