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CBS crew digs up hilarious old footage of Micah Richard’s attempt at the worst flop in history

When you think of the worst flops in soccer you think of names like Neymar and Arjen Robben. A recently unearthed Aston Villa Micah Richards flop might join the Mount Rushmore of flops.

The ridiculous flop was shown during CBS’ coverage of the Champions League with Kate Abdo, Thierry Henry, Jamie Carragher and Richards. Liverpool legend Carragher was critical of Manchester City youngster Micah Hamilton flopping during the game vs. Red Star Belgrade.

Aston Villa only allowed two shots vs. Manchester City in a historically dominant performance

BIRMINGHAM — Aston Villa overran Manchester City with a fully-deserved 1-0 win on Wednesday thanks to a deflected shot from Leon Bailey, leaving the reigning Premier League champions in an unfamiliar fourth position and six points off the top.

Unai Emery's Villa, enjoying their best season for years, oozed with confidence and dominated the game throughout, leap-frogging City to third in the table.

Watch: Dibu Martínez embarrassing fail against Nottingham Forest

Emiliano “Dibu” Martinez didn’t have the best debut as France Football and Le-Equipe’s world’s best goalkeeper and his mistake against Nottingham Forest this Sunday didn't exactly show his world-class skills.

Aston Villa visited City Ground this Sunday looking to to climb up to third place in the Premier League with a win against relegation-fighting Nottingham Forest. 

Aston Villa among several EPL clubs interested in signing Tyler Adams per reports

United States men’s national team defensive midfielder and World Cup captain Tyler Adams could be headed to Aston Villa per the Daily Mail.

According to the British outlet, Villa are prepared to activate Adams’ $31.8 million release clause to bring him in.

Club by club review of the Premier League season

LONDON - Manchester City won their third straight Premier League crown after Arsenal's title challenge collapsed, big-spending Chelsea could only finish in mid-table and 2016 champions Leicester City were relegated.

Following is a summary of the campaigns of the 20 top-flight clubs, listed in order of their final positions.

Club by club review of the Premier League season


Roberto Firmino scores dramatic 89th minute equalizer in his final game at Anfield

LIVERPOOL — Roberto Firmino scored a dramatic late equalizer in his final appearance at Anfield for Liverpool to keep the Merseyside squad's slim chances of a top-four finish in the Premier League alive with a 1-1 draw against Aston Villa on Saturday.

Firmino, who is one of four players leaving when his contract runs out, scored in the 89th minute to the delight of the crowd who serenaded the Brazilian after the final whistle.

Roberto Firmino last goal at Anfield

6 clubs, 5 cities, 9 games: Premier League Summer Series headed to USA in July

It's not every summer you get the chance to see your favorite Premier League club stateside, but an unprecedented number of teams from England's top flight are now planning a preseason invasion before the 2023-24 campaign begins on August 12.

The latest announcement is the unveiling of the Premier League Summer Series USA 2023 schedule, stadiums, clubs and locations. Beginning July 22, six squads will contest nine matches in five cities over the space of nine days.

Alisha Lehmann stuns fans with wild rabona goal during training session

Aston Villa's forward Alisha Lehmann impressed her loyal 12.4 million followers on Instagram after posting a video where she embodied the soccer gods and goddesses for a sensational rabona goal during a training session.

Alisha Lehmann rabona goal

In the middle of finishing practice, the Swiss international showed off her skills after a teammate misplaced a cross.

Lehmann saw the ball getting behind her, so she decided to stop and unleash a rabona that surprised the goalie and everybody on the training grounds.

Chelsea drop to bottom half of the table after 2-0 loss to Aston Villa

LONDON — Goals from striker Ollie Watkins and captain John McGinn earned Aston Villa all three points in a pulsating 2-0 Premier League mid-table win at Chelsea on Saturday.

The result sent Villa into ninth in the table, leapfrogging Chelsea, who dropped into the bottom half.

Watkins took his chance in the 18th minute after a mistake from retreating defender Marc Cucurella, who headed a long ball into his path and he calmly lobbed his shot over advancing Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.

Arsenal get last-gasp win thanks to an own goal off Emi Martínez's face

BIRMINGHAM — Arsenal reinvigorated their push for a first Premier League title in two decades and retook top spot on Saturday with a thrilling 4-2 win at Aston Villa thanks to two late goals.

With a pulsating and high-quality game going into added time at 2-2, Arsenal midfielder Jorginho saw his shot come off the bar and bounce off the head of Villa's Argentina World Cup-winning goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez for a cruel own goal.