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Alan Hutton | Defensemen

Team: Aston Villa
Age / DOB:  (30) / 11/30/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 161

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Two defenders scored on Sunday in Aston Villa's 2-1 win over Leicester.
Ciaran Clark got the first half equalizer and Alan Hutton got the second half game-winner after conceding the opening goal in the 13th minute to Leicester forward Leonardo Ulloa. There was end to end action thru the entire 90 minutes in this one with Villa having the slight edge in shots on goal (6/4). Villa now sit in 11th place overall while Leicester remain 20th. Dec 7 - 1:23 PM
Source: NBC Sports


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Aston Villa defender Alan Hutton continues to impress fantasy managers and provided his owners with ten points this weekend.

Hutton didn't get a clean sheet but provided stats in five different categories to get to the double digit points mark this weekend. He has 69% more points than the second highest fantasy scorer on his team - Andreas Weimann. For a defender to pull of something like this is incredible. On top of that, Hutton is the fourth best fantasy defender this year, ahead of the likes of Nathaniel Clyne, Branislav Ivanovic, and Patrick van Aanholt. Being owned by only 5.05% of Yahoo! managers, Hutton is a fantastic differential play going forward.

Aston Villa nearly pulled off another surprising clean sheet, keeping Manchester City out as the match entered the final ten minutes, but the visitors would finally break through twice, and the Lions suffered a 0-2 loss.

Villa are amid a horrific schedule that has seen them play last year's top four over four straight weeks. Yet they came oh, so close to fetching their 2nd cleanie in that stretch and 4th of the season, but the pressure from City finally boiled over in the end. Still, Villa should be feeling confident going forward with their defense, and fantasy managers should be as well in plus matches, with Hutton being the best play among their defenders to date. On a side note, Christian Benteke made his first appearance of the season as a substitute. Villa would be a complete threat if their star forward can stay fit and find some form.
Source: NBC Sports
Oct 4 - 2:39 PM

Following his manager's footsteps, Alan Hutton has signed a new three-year deal with Aston Villa.

The 29 year old defender has completed a complete turnaround under Paul Lambert. He is a regular starter this year after being frozen out for the previous two years under Lambert. The deal is reportedly worth around £40,000 a week. Aston Villa are bound to regress after their hot start, and Hutton will likely lose some of his value as the season goes on. He remains an option in deep leagues and in plus matchups.
Source: Sky Sports
Sep 17 - 9:28 PM

Alan Hutton should be high on the list of defenders you're considering for Week 3 of the Yahoo Fantasy Premier League game.

Many people had forgotten Hutton was still at Villa before his name showed up in the line-ups on opening day, but the Scotland defender has already started making up for lost time after rebuilding his relationship with Paul Lambert. He was excellent in the win at Stoke and followed that up with a man-of-the-match performance - and 16 fantasy points - against Newcastle, so should be considered for the home game against Hull.
Aug 29 - 4:29 AM

Alan Hutton made his "second" debut for Aston Villa after being loaned out for the past two years.

Hutton was having trouble making it into Villa's squad in the recent past but has recently returned and been one of Villa's best players in the pre-season. That form continued during the Premier League season as Hutton helped Villa to a clean sheet to start off the season. The 29-year-old says he feels great and is happy to be back in the first team. His 10 fantasy points are on the high end of expectations but we won't be surprised to see him average around 6-8 fantasy points this season.
Source: Sky Sports
Aug 19 - 10:45 PM

Aston Villa defender Alan Hutton is set to join Real Mallorca on another season-long loan.

Villa boss Paul Lambert is sticking to his clearing list and is offloading Hutton to Mallorca. Hutton has not played for Villa since Lambert arrived. Others likely joining Hutton on the way out of Villa Park are Darren Bent, Stephen Ireland, Shay Given, and Barry Bannan.
Mon, Jul 22, 2013 09:56:00 PM