Thursday media watch [14.11.13 PM]: Westwood vows to improve
Express and Star: Ashley Westwood today admitted he has failed to live up to his Villa billing - but vowed to rediscover his form. The midfielder insisted he is not the finished product and knows he is in the spotlight after a breakthrough year.
Sky Sports: Aston Villa's Ashley Westwood is looking to raise his game and help the club kick on after a solid start to the campaign. The 23-year-old midfielder made the leap to the top flight from League 1 Crewe on deadline-day in August 2012 and enjoyed an impressive first season with Paul Lambert's men.
Football365: Aston Villa's Ashley Westwood insists his side will head towards the Christmas programme on a high after last weekend's win over Cardiff. Villa continued their recent improvement with a solid success over the south Wales side and midfielder Westwood believes his side's return is even better given the quality of the opposition they have faced so far.
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BBC Sport: Chris Coleman has signed a contract extension and will remain in charge of Wales for the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign, BBC Wales Sport understands.
Sky Sports: Crystal Palace co-chairman Steve Parish admits the Premier League club's search for a new manager has taken longer than expected, but hopes to have a new man installed by the weekend.
BBC Sport: Joe Hart will not start England's friendly against Chile at Wembley on Friday, Roy Hodgson has confirmed.
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