Express and Star: Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert today claimed he "would not buckle" under the pressure of the recent crisis and backed himself to get the club through a testing period. Villa face a tricky FA Cup fourth-round tie at Millwall on Friday and clash with Premier League strugglers Newcastle United next Tuesday.
Express and Star: Wolves were today hopeful of a deal to bring out-of-favour Aston Villa left-back Stephen Warnock to Molineux on loan. The Express & Star understands Wolves boss Dean Saunders has enquired about the experienced defender's availability, although they face a battle with Leeds for Warnock's services.
Sporting Life: Aston Villa midfielder Ashley Westwood and striker Jordan Bowery will return to the squad for Friday evening's FA Cup fourth round clash at Millwall. Westwood and Bowery were cup-tied for the midweek Capital One Cup semi-final setback against Bradford at Villa Park after playing in the competition for Crewe and Chesterfield respectively.
ClubCall: Paul Lambert insists he thrives on the pressure he is under at Aston Villa and "will not buckle" ahead of another critical period. Villa are trying to pick up the pieces after Tuesday's shock Capital One Cup semi-final setback against League Two side Bradford City.
TEAMtalk: Paul Lambert insists he thrives on the pressure he is under at Aston Villa and "will not buckle" ahead of another critical period. Villa are trying to pick up the pieces after Tuesday's shock Capital One Cup semi-final setback against League Two side Bradford City.
BBC Sport: Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert says his side will remain united as they attempt to salvage their season. Villa lost their Capital One Cup semi-final to League Two Bradford on Tuesday and are 17th in the Premier League, one point above the relegation zone.
Sky Sports: Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert insists he is thriving under the ever-rising pressure at the beleaguered Premier League club. Villa were left reeling by Tuesday's shock Capital One Cup semi-final exit to League Two Bradford City, but have found no sympathy from the fixture list with Friday's FA Cup trip to Millwall followed by Tuesday's visit of fellow strugglers Newcastle.
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