Aston Villa History

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Nickname: 
The Villans
Founded: 
1874
Manager: 
Alex McLeish
Ground: 
Villa Park
Capacity: 
42,788

Aston Villa, Also known as The Villans is a professional football team based in Aston, Birmingham. Aston Villa was founded in 1872 and were founder members of the Premier League. Aston Villa's home ground is Villa Park in Aston. Aston Villa is one of the most successful clubs in England winning 1 European Cup, 1 European Super Cup, 1 InterToto Cup, 7 First Division, 2 Second Division, 1 Third Division, 7 FA Cup's, 5 League Cup's and 1 Charity Shield. Aston Villa are currently being managed by Martin O'neill. The clubs biggest rivalry is with local rivals Birmingham City.