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Villa boss Lambert still has full support of owner Lerner

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert revealed he still has the full support of club owner Randy Lerner following Friday's FA Cup defeat by Championship club Millwall. Villa, 17th in the Premier League, lost 2-1 against the Lions and were also recently knocked out of the Capital One Cup by League Two side Bradford City.

Lambert said he shared an encouraging phone call with Lerner and that his message was to "keep on fighting".

"We have an excellent relationship and talk all the time," said Lambert.

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