Manchester United's trip to Aston Villa in the 2015-16 Premier League season has been moved to a Friday night kickoff because of a protest planned by the English Defence League (EDL).
United had been due to play Villa on the weekend of Aug. 15/16 but the match has been brought forward to Aug. 14.
Friday has been selected as the proposed Saturday evening kickoff was declined by West Midlands Police because of a clash with a planned EDL march, and United's potential involvement in a Champions League...
Manchester City are closing in on the signing of Aston Villa and England star Fabian Delph, sources have told ESPN FC.
City boss Manuel Pellegrini is in the market for midfield reinforcements after seeing Frank Lampard and James Milner depart the Etihad Stadium this summer.
Former Leeds youngster Delph has come on City's radar after impressing for Villa and England in the last 12 months.
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