Aston Villa’s Greatest Moments in Pictures

Aston Villa, founded in 1874, is one of the oldest professional football clubs in England. Based in Aston, Birmingham, Aston Villa was one of the founder members of The Football League in 1888 and the Premier League in 1992. The Midlands side are the fourth most successful club in English history (behind Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal), having won the League Championship seven times, the FA Cup seven times, the League Cup five times and the European Cup (now the UEFA Champions League) once. Aston Villa’s 1982 European Cup triumph, when they defeated German side Bayern Munich 1-0 in Rotterdam, is considered the finest moment in the club’s history. The following iconic images document some of the greatest moments in the club’s post-war history…


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