Aston Villa confirms sack of coach, Steve Bruce

Aston Villa fan launches a cabbage at Steve Bruce during Preston clash

Aston Villa are preparing to sack manager Steve Bruce.

Benitez' Newcastle are yet to win a game this season, but Villa's new owners are looking to make a high profile appointment as they look to replace Steve Bruce.

Villa supporters have turned on Bruce after a dismal start to the campaign and one irate fan even hurled a cabbage at him before Tuesday's game kicked off.

Fans had become increasingly frustrated with boring football that Bruce's team had been playing, without results to justify it.

The former Celtic manager had a successful time in charge of the Birmingham club taking them into Europe and to the 2010 League Cup Final where they were defeated 2-1 by Manchester United.

That miss appears to have sealed Bruce's fate, as did a freaky incident during the game when a fan threw a cabbage at the manager.

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Glenn Whelan missed a last-minute penalty for Aston Villa in an extraordinary 3-3 draw at home to Preston North End.

A club statement said: "We would like to place on record our gratitude to Steve and his team for their hard work and commitment".

The likes of Brentford's Dean Smith and Arsenal and France legend Thierry Henry have been mentioned as Villa look for a manager who can get them promoted back to the Premier League.

Coaches Colin Calderwood, Steve Agnew, Stephen Clemence and Gary Walsh have also been dismissed with immediate effect.

Kevin MacDonald, Villa's under-23 manager, has...

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