English Premiership

Villa impress without O'Neill

2010-08-14 18:49
James Milner (AFP)
Aston Villa thrashed West Ham 3-0 in the Premier League on Saturday, five days after Martin O'Neill resigned as manager and with a goal from James Milner in what could be his last match before moving to Manchester City.

Milner was jeered by the Villa Park crowd but he scored in the 66th minute to add to goals from Stewart Downing in the 15th and Stiliyan Petrov in the 40th and give caretaker manager Kevin MacDonald a winning start.

O'Neill walked out on Monday after a disagreement with owner Randy Lerner over the future direction of Villa.

Milner has been widely linked with a move to Man City that could result in Stephen Ireland moving in the opposite direction.

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