• Aston Villa FC:
    Aston Villa FC:
    "7-time League and FA Cup Winners"
    Photo Credit: "Old postcard of Aston Villa 1912-13 English Association Cup winners" by Rotary Photographic Co. Ltd Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons
  • Aston Villa FC:
    Aston Villa FC:
    "Founder members of the Football League"
    Photo Credit: "Villa Park from Witton Lane - Aston Villa Football Club gates" by Elliott Brown - originally posted to Flickr as Villa Park from Witton Lane - Aston Villa Football Club gates. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Villa_Park_from_Witton_Lane_-_Aston_Villa_Football_Club_gates.jpg#/media/File:Villa_Park_from_Witton_Lane_-_Aston_Villa_Football_Club_gates.jpg"
  • Aston Villa FC:
    Aston Villa FC:
    "The Holte End at Villa Park"
    Photo Credit: ""Holte" by en:User:Miniluver04 - Uploaded to Wikipedia as en:Image:Holte.jpg. Licensed under Kamu Malı via Wikimedia Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Holte.jpg#/media/File:Holte.jpg"

Football Newsstand

Breaking Football News: Aston Villa FC

Trending Football News on Social Media: Aston Villa FC

⚽️ Championship Preview 🗣 Norwich v Bristol City and West Brom v Sheff Utd at the top, with Reading v Rotherham se…https://t.co/z8qdMzcWVHH
Ohhh Kortney, Kortneyyyy! 🎶 Fair to say the kids on@AVFCFoundationn's Villa Park Soccer School were pleased to see…https://t.co/DvrRPKhDOgg
Ohhh Kortney, Kortneyyyy! 🎶 Fair to say the kids on@AVFCFoundationn's Villa Park Soccer School were pleased to see…https://t.co/DvrRPKhDOgg
(Sky Sports) Prutton's EFL predictions https://t.co/SbTMHPRiRY
Aston #Villa are top of this Championship table - but Leeds United aren't far behind - Birmingham Live #WBA 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥�https://t.co/e5GKQMohJjKQMohJj
Did you spot him? #AVFC https://t.co/w6WQbXKY1T
‘FFS’, ‘Joke’, ‘Disaster’ – some fans fume at #AVFC's latest injury update https://t.co/rA2hZ4xpU0 pic.twitter.com/MP9VnBYC5w
At this rate nobody will gamble on Grealish in the summer #AVFC
Sold by Bruce, Aston #Villa flop is now making more headlines in music than football #avfc #villans #seriea #efl https://t.co/xZIGQJgjV3
We’ve had another cash injection; How does FFP work? and I’m looking for positives https://t.co/tar3meX1TK
Charlie Nicholas comments on Aston Villa’s John McGinn #avfc #utv #astonvillafc #villans #charlienicholas https://t.co/vga9WSAfjq
It's best to go into the rest of this seasons games not expecting to get a result, won't get disappointed that way. #utv #avfc
.@AVFCOfficial's @tammyabraham has been nominated for the January PFA @BristolStMotors Championship Fans' Player of… https://t.co/3yzRTghI5h
skysports​.com >> West Ham unable to recall Snodgrass https://t.co/gn642EQZZp
Stoke City prep 🏃‍♂️
Will he make it?
Hounding Conor Hourihane isn’t going to help. #AVFC
Poor again from Villa. Can’t remember the last game we played well. We allow teams to play around us. It should be us playing around the opposition. Just not happening at the moment... UTV

Local Football News: Aston Villa FC

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.

What have they won?
Photo Credit: Shutterstock "Ball and trophy" Image ID: 106275188 Copyright: bioraven
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

History of Football: Arsenal FC

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.


Aston Villa F.C. Book selection

Read the books
Photo Credit: Shutterstock "E-book and old books" Image ID: 77047651 Copyright: NADIA IEROKHINA

First Football Briefs: 

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


Football Match Day

Match Day: Aston Villa FC - Football Fixtures, Scores, Tickets, Television, Podcasts

Match Day: Aston Villa FC - Football Ground - Information and Directions

Match Day: Aston Villa FC - Football Results, Match Reports, Statistics, Tables

Match Day: Aston Villa FC - Football Videos

Football Fans, Opinion and Debate

Football Blogs, Fanzines and Fan Sites: Aston Villa FC

Football Forums: Aston Villa FC

Football Supporters Clubs: Aston Villa FC

What do you think?

Send us your feedback and suggestions for The Villans and we will put our squad together (include your email address if you want us to reply to you)

The Football Ground is a content aggregating site and is in no way endorsed, authorised or licensed by any of the third-party sites being linked to

You can contact us at any time via our Contact us page

Share this page