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Birmingham Mail: Alex McLeish is refusing to contemplate back-to-back Premier League relegations as his Aston Villa gear up for a crunch double-header this weekend.
Daily Star: Aston Villa stars Darren Bent and Richard Dunne have been handed a Euro 2012 warning by Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish. Villa's injured stars have been told they won't be needing their passports unless they are passed 100 per cent fit.
Guardian: Alex McLeish has admitted that Aston Villa are fighting for survival but the Scot remains confident he will avoid the ignominy of back-to-back relegations from the Premier League.
Daily Express: Owner Randy Lerner has spoken to Aston Villa players reeling from the double blow of captain Stiliyan Petrov's illness and the fight against relegation.
The Sun: Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner issued a training ground rallying cry to his players.
Mirror: Alex McLeish says Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner has challenged the club's beleaguered squad to fulfil their "destiny".
Mirror: Aston Villa are considering a move for free agent keeper Marian Kello to replace Brad Guzan, their current second-choice at the position.
Sky Sports: Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish is confident he will not suffer the misery of Premier League relegation for the second successive season.
Liverpool Echo: Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish is confident he will not suffer the misery of being relegated from the Premier League for the second successive season.
Irish Times: The Galway FA has decided to rename Terryland Park in honour of Eamonn "Chick" Deacy, the former Aston Villa and Galway United player who died suddenly in February.
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