Herd plays as Villa earn EPL safety

May 6, 2012
Chris Herd's humbling week ended on a positive note as Aston Villa guaranteed their place in the English Premier League next season with a 1-1 draw against Tottenham.

The 23-year-old Australian was fined by the Birmingham club for his part in a nightclub scuffle just before 3am on Tuesday following the club's awards night.

Video footage showed the normally mild-mannered Herd kicking out several times and needing to be restrained by his teammates.

He has publicly apologised ...

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