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Aston Villa F.C. - Honours

In the history of soccer, since its formation in 1874, Aston Villa Football Club has been crowned English League Champions 7 times; FA Cup winners 7 times and League Cup winners 5 times.

The club has also won the UEFA Champions League once and UEFA Super Cup once.

England

League

Level One of the English football league system (known as the football pyramid)

(‘Football League First Division’ until 1992; ‘Premier League’ from 1993)

Winners (League Champions): 7 times – 1894, 1896, 1897, 1899, 1900, 1910, 1981

Runners-up: 10 times – 1889, 1903, 1908, 1911, 1913, 1914, 1931, 1933, 1990, 1993

Level Two of the English football league system

('Second Division' until 1992; 'Football League First Division' until 2004; 'Championship' since 2005)

Winners: Twice - 1938, 1960

Runners-up: Twice - 1975, 1988

Level Three of the English football league system

('Third Division' ('Third Division North' and 'Third Division South' from 1922 - 1958) until 1992; 'Football League Second Division' until 2004; 'League One' since 2005)

Winners: Once - 1972

FA Cup

Winners: 5 times - 1887, 1895, 1897, 1905, 1913, 1920, 1957

Runners-up: 4 times - 1892, 1924, 2000, 2015

Football League Cup

('Milk Cup' from 1982 - 1986; 'Littlewoods Cup' from 1987 - 1990; 
'Rumbelows Cup' from 1991 - 1992; 'Coca-Cola Cup' from 1993 - 1998; 
'Worthington's Cup' from 1999 - 2003; 'Carling Cup' from 2004 - 2012; 
'Capital One Cup' from 2013 - 2016; 'EFL Cup' from 2017)

Winners: 5 times - 1961, 1975, 1977, 1994, 1996

Runners-up: 3 times - 1963, 1971, 2010

FA Community Shield

(‘FA Charity Shield’ until 2001)

Outright Winners: Once - 1981

Europe

UEFA Champions League

('European Cup' until 1992)

Winners: Once - 1982

UEFA Super Cup

Winners: Once - 1983

UEFA Intertoto Cup

Winners: Twice - 2001, 2008

International

Intercontinental Cup

Runners-up: Once - 1982

 

First Football History

Events and details behind each of these and other club triumphs and near misses form part of the Aston Villa football history story. This tale - including football firsts and soccer records - is told in a series of book collections featured in our First Football Bookshop: Aston Villa Books

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