Aston Villa FC - Live Football Fixtures & News
- Address: Villa Park, Birmingham, B6 6HE
- Phone: 0121 327 2299
- Website: www.avfc.co.uk
Founded - 1874
Stadium - Villa Park
Capacity - 42,788
Manager - Paul Lambert
Club Captain - Ron Vlaar
Highest League Position - 1st (7 Times) - 1893/94, 1895/96, 1896/97, 1897/98, 1898/99, 1899/1900, 1909/10, 1980/81
As a founding member of the football league in 1988, Aston Villa have gone on to become one of England's most successful football clubs. Villa's illustrious history has seen them lift the league title seven times, the FA Cup seven times and 'Old Big Ears' itself, the European Cup in 1982. read more
These honours have contributed to Villa having the fourth highest total of major honours won by an English Club. They have been ever present in the Premier League since its inception in 1992, and finished the inaugural season runners up to Manchester United.
Villa's greatest night came on 26th May 1982. The European Cup was clinched when Peter Withe scored the only goal which gave Villa to a 1-0 victory over Bayern Munich in Rotterdam.
Since then it's been mixed emotions for Villa. Relegated from the top flight in 1987, but only briefly as Graham Taylor guided them straight back up.
Since the Premier League began, Villa's highest placed finish was in the first season, finishing runners up. Two League Cup wins in 1994 and 1996 meant Villa often achieved UEFA Cup qualification. The Villa managed to reach the 2000 FA Cup final, unluckily losing out 1-0 to Chelsea in what was the last domestic game at the old Wembley Stadium.
In recent times Villa's most successful period arguably came under the management of Martin O'Neill. He guided Villa to three, 6th place finishes between 2008 and 2010, and was a losing finalist in the 2010 League Cup. During O'Neill's tenure, he attracted some very talented footballers to Villa Park such as James Milner, Ashley Young, Stewart Downing and Stilian Petrov.
O'Neill departed in surprising circumstances just five days before the 2010/11 season got underway, and since then Villa have slowly fell away from the top of the table. Gerard Houllier and Alex McLeish were appointments both questioned heavily by the Villa Park faithful, and failed to deliver the football the fans expect from their side.
The summer of 2012 saw Chairman, Randy Learner persuade Paul Lambert to leave Norwich and replace McLeish at Villa Park. The highly rated Scottish manager jumped at the chance to manage the Villa!
Lamberts debut season wasn't as he'd hoped with Villa spending the majority of their time in a relegation battle; however Lamberts faith in his youth system paid off with Villa surviving and playing some breathtaking football along the way. 2013/14 promises to be an exciting season The Villains.
Watch Aston Villa Live on TV in Pubs and Bars
Watch Aston Villa live on tv in pubs and bars around the country. On this page we have put together all Aston Villa Fc's live football fixtures on TV. Fixtures include all Sky Sports, ESPN, BT Sport and terrestrial channels.
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