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Aston Villa, based in the Birmingham suburb of Aston, is one of England’s most successful football clubs. From its humble beginnings in the late 19th century to the story of how the club won club football’s most coveted prize, the European Cup (now known as the Champions League), here’s a brief history of Aston Villa Football Club.
Sunderland AFC and Aston Villa FC at Newcastle Road, 9 September 1893. With the rise of football's popularity in the country, however, many other clubs started to emerge as contenders for the throne. Still, Villa remained a powerhouse; after winning another FA Cup in 1905, they followed it up with their sixth First Division title in 1910.
Aston Villa F.C. were formed in 1874, by fifteen members [Report by the Sports Argus on a talk by co-founder Jack Hughes, 1899] of the Wesleyan Chapel at Villa Cross in Lozells. Four of the founders were Jack Hughes, Frederick Matthews, Walter Price and William Scattergood. The club won its first FA Cup in 1887. Aston Villa were one of the dozen teams that competed in the inaugural Football League in 1888 with the club's outgoing chairman William McGregor being the league's founder. Aston Villa
AVFC History is a website dedicated to the history of Aston Villa from 1874 to the present day. Every match, every player every goal, including match reports, player biographies, statistics, media and more.
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Aston Villa Football Club is an English professional football club based in Aston, Birmingham. The club competes in the Premier League , the top tier of the English football league system . Founded in 1874, they have played at their home ground, Villa Park , since 1897 .
Founded in 1874, they have played at their home ground, Villa Park since 1897. Aston Villa were one of the founder members of the Football League in 1888 and the Premier League in 1992. Villa are one of the English clubs to have won the European Cup in 1981-82.
Aston Villa Kit History. Premier League Kappa. Kappa since 2019. Luke 1977 2018-2019. Under Armour 2016-2018. Macron 2012-2016. Nike 2007-2012. Hummel 2004-2007. Diadora 2000-2004.