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#WestBrom should consider target's 11-#goal teammate amid #AstonVilla exit reports | HITC https://t.co/xAkO6YlyFX
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#AstonVilla takeover bid: What we know so far about Middle East interest | Birmingham Mail https://t.co/W6muBTV8SR
Possible Middle East takeover? Interesting https://t.co/wUJNgN9KzS
7⃣5⃣ appearances in the claret and blue, happy birthday Luke Young 🎉 #AVFCCpic.twitter.com/Hj5nvzrdAzz
Is Relief Around The Corner For Aston Villa - Difficult To Be Anything Other Than Sceptical Sadly (MF) #utv #avfchttps://t.co/fJ0WexJjiO
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(Sky Sports) Two Deadline Days in August? https://t.co/D0Rrh5I03A
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Getting ready for another test. Burton Albion 🔜
Aston Villa takeover: Gregg Evans and Mat Kendrick provide and update
Tony Xia jets in for crunch talks about Aston Villa’s cash crisis. #AVFC
New kit announce this morning. What are your thoughts? UTV

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Football Club Background and History

Football Club and Management: Aston Villa FC

Club Contact Details:  Villa Park, Birmingham B6 6HE
Telephone: 0800 612 0970

Club Nicknames: The first part of the club name comes from Aston, an ancient parish of Birmingham, formerly known as 'Etstone,' meaning East Hill. Villa is named after a real villa which was once a key landmark in the area and where the Villa Cross Wesleyan Chapel cricket club decided, late in 1874, to form their own association football team. Originally nicknamed the 'Lions' as featured on the club crest, the team's fans are now generally known as 'Villans' after the club's name.


Honours Aston Villa F.C.

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Villa Park
Xia Jiantong
Steve Bruce

Location: The club is currently based in Witton, an inner city area of Birmingham in the West Midlands, England.

Football League: Aston Villa FC

Aston Villa currently play in the English Football League Championship in England

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Origins: Aston Villa Football Club was founded in 1874 when Jack Hughes, Frederick Matthews, Walter Price and William Scattergood from the Villa Cross Wesleyan Chapel cricket team met under a gas-light to form a new club. They played their first matches in Perry Barr. They were founder members of the world's first football league in 1888.


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A look at different football matches and league fixtures featuring Aston Villa Football Club throughout the history of soccer, highlighting key players, managers and football facts. 

Aston Villa v Leicester City


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