Paul Lambert has praised Aston Villa as "a great club with great people" despite his sacking as manager last month.
Lambert, who took over from Alex McLeish in June 2012, left after a run of poor results and performances saw the Midlands club drop into the Premier League relegation zone.
Tim Sherwood has now taken the reins at Villa Park, but Lambert told the BBC's Football Focus TV programme: "I don't have any bad things to say about Aston Villa. It's a brilliant football club.
"I came in at a tough...