It is still early days for Dean Smith at Aston Villa but his side's 3-0 win at Derby on Saturday showed significant progress.
Aston Villa sounded a warning shot to the rest of the Championship on Saturday with a remarkable 3-0 win at Derby County.
Aston Villa look to have hired one of a kind in Dean Smith and some of his methods will certainly keep the players on their toes.
Dudley-born Sam Allardyce has delivered his verdict on Aston Villa's appointment of Dean Smith, comparing him to a current Premier League manager.
Dean Smith has wasted little time stamping his authority at Aston Villa by laying down the law over transfers.
Aston Villa fans were excited by the prospect of a more stylish brand of football under new manager Dean Smith.
Steve Sidwell has delivered an emphatic verdict on old teammate John Terry being appointed to the new management team at Aston Villa.
Former Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert has fired a warning to John Terry after he emerged as the new favourite for the vacant manager's role.
Former Aston Villa star Steve Sidwell has delivered his verdict on the situation at his old club following Steve Bruce's sacking.
Gordon Strachan has lifted the lid on conversations he has had with beleaguered Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce.