In times of trouble over the last 10 years, Villa have frequently turned to Gabby Agbonlahor to score important goals. The 29-year-old striker might not be quite so influential these days but, back in the starting lineup due to the absence of others, he delivered a crucial goal as Villa beat Norwich 2-0.
Circumstance, rather than choice, has persuaded Remi Garde to recall Agbonlahor. With Libor Kozak and Rudy Gestede injured, and Jordan Ayew serving the first of a three-match suspension following...
Aston Villa boss Remi Garde insists Gabby Agbonlahor has eased his pain after the striker ended an 11-month goal drought to beat Norwich.
The forward scored his first goal since March 2015 as Villa downed the Canaries 2-0 to move eight points from safety.
Joleon Lescott's header opened the scoring, with Villa sealing just their third Premier League win of the season, although they remain bottom.
Garde previously admitted he had a disagreement with Agbonlahor after his arrival, with the striker struggling...
Aston Villa clinched just their third league win of the season to pile the relegation pressure on Norwich.
Joleon Lescott and Gabby Agbonlahor's first goal for 11 months sealed a 2-0 win, although Villa are still eight points from safety.
Remi Garde's side remain bottom of the Premier League but the Frenchman has at least given the strugglers fight.
The Canaries dropped into the relegation zone after Newcastle's 1-0 win against West Brom and Alex Neil's side are in serious trouble after six straight...