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Picture gallery: Images from pre-season defeat at Chesterfield

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Picture gallery: Images from pre-season defeat at Chesterfield

Here's an image gallery from Villa's latest pre-season friendly against Chesterfield.

Club photographer Neville Williams was pitchside to capture all the action as the claret and blues lost 3-1 at the Proact Stadium.

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Despite the defeat to last season's League Two champions, there were several positives for Paul Lambert to take from the latest pre-season outing.

One of those plus points was the return of Brad Guzan, making his first appearance of the campaign following a post-World Cup break.

Charles N'Zogbia also continued his excellent pre-season form.

The Frenchman, who came on as a half-time subsitute, looked determined to make up for lost time having missed all of last term with a serious Achilles injury.

Lambert gave some of the club's youngsters a chance to shine with the likes of Jack Grealish, Callum Robinson and Janoi Donacien all featuring.

There were seven academy players in the starting XI, along with Grealish who came on at the break.

And it was the 18-year-old winger who delivered the goods, scoring Villa's goal six minutes after the restart.

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By @AVFCOfficial 31st July 2014
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