Aston Villa sign Jota from rivals Birmingham City

Aston Villa have signed Jota from city rivals Birmingham for an undisclosed fee. The 27-year-old Spanish attacker has signed a two-year contract with the Premier League newcomers. He is reunited at Villa Park with Dean Smith, who was also his manager at Brentford. Jota said: ‘Becoming a Premier League player was important for me and […]

World’s biggest Primark opens in Birmingham

The world’s biggest Primark store is to open in Birmingham, featuring water fountains, charging points and recycling areas. The five-floor building will feature three restaurants, including a Disney-themed cafe, a Disney shopping area, beauty studio and Hogwarts Wizarding World section. Spanning 160,000 square feet, it is the biggest of the high street retailer’s 365 stores […]

John Terry admits ambitions to become a manager

John Terry has spoken of his ‘ambition’ to become a manager following reports linking him with the vacant post at Aston Villa. The former Chelsea captain, 37, told Sky Sports News: ‘It’s an ambition of mine and has been for a long time. ‘I have ambitions and aspirations to go and be a coach or […]