Birmingham Mail: Goalscorer Andi Weimann is happy to be Paul Lambert's right-hand man after revealing his determination to play an important part in a vibrant Villa revival this season.
Birmingham Mail: Stephen Ireland admits he has become a father figure in the youthful Villa dressing room and wants to pass on the advice he learned from his Manchester City mentors.
Birmingham Mail: Villa's Bodymoor Heath talent factory has emerged as the No.1 ranked academy in the country and has been awarded elite Category One status in the Barclays Premier League Elite Player Performance Plan.
Daily Mirror: Andi Weimann roared 'bring on the champions' after Aston Villa's heroic defeat against Manchester United at the weekend.
Express & Star: Aston Villa midfielder Stephen Ireland today revealed the opportunity to mentor some of the club's younger players is one he has relished.
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BBC Sport: Crystal Palace forward Wilfred Zaha has won his first England call-up after the withdrawal of five players from the squad to play against Sweden.
BBC Sport: Chelsea captain John Terry has suffered "no significant damage" to his right knee after being injured in the 1-1 draw with Liverpool on Sunday.
BBC Sport: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says finishing above last year's eighth spot in the league would be "fantastic".
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