Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Who scored the goals in Villa's 3-0 victory over Leeds United in the 1996 Coca Cola Cup Final?||Aston Villa FC
Savo Milosevic, Ian Taylor, Dwight Yorke.
|Who did Villa beat in the European Super Cup Final the following year, 1983?||Aston Villa FC
Barcelona. Villa won 3-2 on aggregate.
|By what score did Villa beat Bayern Munich to win the European Cup in 1982?||Aston Villa FC
1 - 0. Villa became the sixth successive English winners of Europe's premier competition.
|How many times have Villa won the League Cup, under all of its various sponsorships?||Aston Villa FC
5. Villa currently hold the record for the number of League Cup wins.
|Who did Villa beat in the inaugral League Cup final in 1961?||Aston Villa FC
Rotherham United. Villa won the first ever League Cup, which was then staged over two legs.
Manchester United. Villa won the cup, for a then record, 7th time.
|In what year did Aston Villa complete the League and FA Cup 'double'?||Aston Villa FC
1897. Villa were the second team, after Preston North End, to do the 'Double'.
1887. Villa beat local rivals West Bromwich Albion in the final.
|In what position did Aston Villa finish in the very first league season in 1888?||Aston Villa FC
2nd. Villa finished runners-up behind Preston North End.
1874. Villa were formed by a group of Cricketer's looking for ways to keep fit during the Winter.
Accrington Stanley. This game set the record for their highest victory.
Peter Withe . The final took place on 26th May, 1982 between Villa and Bayern Munich at the Feyenoord Stadium, Rotterdam, Holland. Villa won their game 1-0 thanks to Withe's 67th minute strike.
George Ramsey. Ramsey managed the club for an astounding 42 years between 1884 to 1926!
Aston Park. Villa played at Aston Park between 1874 to 1876, until they moved to Perry Barr where they stayed until 1896, when Villa Park became their home.
4. They won the cup in 1887, 1895 and 1897 in the 19th century, and in 1905, 1913, 1920 and 1957 in the 20th.
1894. Villa were the league champions four times in the 19th century, in 1894, 1896, 1897 and 1899.
Yes. In the first season of the football league in 1888-89, Villa finished second, eleven points behind Preston North End who won the league title without losing a single game. The 12 founder members were: Accrington Stanley, Aston Villa, Blackburn Rovers, Bolton Wanderers, Burnley, Derby County, Everton, Notts County, Preston North End, Stoke City, West Bromwich Albion and Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Aston Villa. Aston Villa have always had this name since their formation in 1874.
Yes. Tommy Ball, a left back for Aston Villa was murdered on November 10th, 1923 by his neighbour George Stagg. Bet you didn't know this one!
No. Aston Villa won the 1994 League Cup against Man Utd at Wembley and won the game 3-1. The scorers for Villa were Dalian Atkinson (25th min) and Dean Saunders (75th and 90th min) while Mark Hughes scored for Manchester in the 83rd minute.
1992. Mark Bosnich was Aston Villa's regular goalkeeper for almost all of the clubs games until 1998 and was a very immpresive and entertaining player.
David Platt . David Platt scored 22 goals and moved to Bari that summer.
|Aston Villa won the European Cup against Bayern in 1982. Where was the game played and what was the score?||Ultimate Aston Villa
Feyenoord Stadium 1-0. This was Aston Villa's first European trophy. The only goal of the game was scored by Peter Withe in the 67th minute.
Anderlecht. Aston Villa won 1-0 in the first leg in Villa Park (Morley, 35th minute) and drew 0-0 in Brussels in the second leg and made it to the final.
Inter Milan. Gerry Hitchens joined the Midlands club in 1957 from Cardiff City and moved to Italy 4 years later, where he stayed for the remainder of his career.
Manchester United. Aston Villa won the match 2-1. Peter McParland scored for the Villains in the 67th and 71th minutes. Tommy Taylor scored a consolation goal in the 84th minute for Man United.
|Aston Villa created a club record by scoring 128 goals in the league in the 1930-1931 season?||Ultimate Aston Villa
t. Despite this remarkable achievement, Aston Villa finished second, 7 points behind Arsenal who were crowned champions.
1874. Aston Villa was founded by cricketers!
|In 2006, Villa met which team for the most played fixture in English football?||Aston Villa
|Which player scored in the every round of the FA Cup in 1887?||Aston Villa
Archie Hunter. He was the first player to do so. They beat West Bromwich Albion in the final with Hodgetts scoring the other goal. The final was played at the Kennington Oval with an attendance of 15,500.
|In 2006, Villa played in their _______rd England international?||Aston Villa
63. The most in English football.