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Delighted to announce Villa squad for the Club Legends Cup on Saturday July 12.

Lee Hendrie
Ian Taylor
Dion Dublin
Julian Joachim
Darius Vassell
Paul Merson
Darren Byfield
David James

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Villa U21 2-4 Chelsea U21 – GOAL – 90mins: Lewis Baker has blasted home a penalty for Chelsea after Janoi Donacien was harshly punished for a challenge on John Swift.
Villa U21 2-3 Chelsea U21 – GOAL – 60mins: Callum Robinson has put Villa right back in this. The striker produced an instinctive finish from close range after Jordan Graham curled a free-kick into the six-yard box. Robinson now has 11 goals for the U21s this season.
Villa U21 1-3 Chelsea U21 – HT: Tough going for Villa in the first period. Daniel Johnson equalised after John Swift gave the visitors the lead. But further goals from Swift and Lewis Baker have given Chelsea a two-goal cushion at the break.
Villa U21 1-2 Chelsea U21 – GOAL – 30mins: Second goal of the night for John Swift. Another piercing run and a cool finish from the Chelsea attacker.
Villa U21 1-3 Chelsea U21 – GOAL – 41mins: Lewis Baker got in behind the back four before producing an audacious chip over Craig Hill to score the away side’s third.
Villa U21 1-1 Chelsea U21 – GOAL – 24mins: Villa are back on level terms thanks to skipper Daniel Johnson. A superb trademark left-foot strike from the edge of the box.
Villa U21 0-1 Chelsea U21 – GOAL – 4mins: Bad start for the young lions here at Villa Park. A ball through the middle of the defence finds its way through to John Swift who slots under Craig Hill to score.
Team news – Villa U21 v Chelsea U21 (kick-off 7pm).

Villa have made two changes for tonight’s Barclays U21 Premier League clash against Chelsea.
Craig Hill gets an opportunity in goal, replacing Brad Watkins for the encounter at Villa Park.
And Swedish midfielder Khalid Abdo has been handed a start for the claret and blues.
He replaces U18s skipper Courtney Wildin, who drops to the bench.

VILLA: Hill, Leggett, Nehemie, Stieber, Donacien, Webb, Abdo, Burke, Robinson, Johnson, Graham. Subs: Wildin, Bannister, Lyden, McKirdy, R Strain.

CHELSEA: Blackman, Ssewankambo, Davey, Ake, Nditi, Van Ginkel, Mitchell, Swift, Feruz, Baker, C Musonda. Subs: Christensen, Collins, Brown, Aini, T Musonda.

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