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Aston Villa part company with Steven Gerrard

20 Oct 2022
Steven Gerrard

Head coach relieved of duties as Thursday's 3-0 loss at Fulham leaves club 17th in the table

Aston Villa have confirmed the departure of head coach Steven Gerrard.

The announcement came immediately after Thursday's 3-0 defeat at Fulham, which leaves the club 17th in the table. 

See: Review of Thursday's action

A statement on the club’s website read: “We would like to thank Steven for his hard work and commitment and wish him well for the future.”

The bottom six

Pos Team Pl GD Pts
15 WOL 21 -15 20
16 LEE 21 -8 19
17 WHU 21 -8 19
18 EVE 21 -12 18
19 BOU 21 -24 17
20 SOU 21 -21 15
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Gerrard was appointed in November 2021, replacing Dean Smith, having spent three years with Scottish club Rangers in his first managerial post.

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A former midfielder with Liverpool, Gerrard made 504 Premier League appearances for the Reds during a distinguished 17-year professional career at Anfield.

He was inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame in 2021.

Villa are next in Premier League action on Sunday 23 October when they host Brentford.


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