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Escapades on the Continent – Villa in Europe

UEFA Super Cup -1982/83 Season

Seven months on from lifting the European Cup, Villa faced FC Barcelona in the UEFA Super Cup - a two-legged final, pairing the winners...
Aston Villa win the Intertoto Cup

Escapades on the Continent – Villa in Europe: European Glory? 2001/02

After defeating NK Slaven Belupo (Croatia), Stade Rennais (France), and finally FC Basel (Switzerland), Villa won their third European trophy - The Intertoto Cup! This...

Escapades on the Continent – Villa in Europe – Harsh lessons learned as fans...

This article is the first in a new series, ‘Escapades on the Continent – Villa in Europe’ on the avillafan.com website. Each article in...
Darrius Vassell

Escapades on the Continent – Villa in Europe: Emergence of the super-sub 1998/99

Aston Villa began their 1998/99 UEFA Cup campaign by welcoming Norwegian side Stromsgodset to Villa Park. First Round, First Leg Aston Villa 3-2 Stromsgodset 15th September 1998,...

Escapades on the continent – Villa in Europe: First round – Quarter Finals 1981/82...

In their previous European football experiences, Villa had been knocked out in the first round of the UEFA Cup in 1975, and narrowly beaten...

Escapades on the Continent – Villa in Europe: Away goals agony 1997/98

In the first round of the 1997/98 UEFA Cup campaign, Villa were paired with Girondins De Bordeaux. First Round, First Leg Bordeaux 0-0 Aston Villa 16th September...

Escapades on the Continent – Villa in Europe: Milan heartbreak conquered 1994-95

After league cup triumph in 1994, Villa were destined for a UEFA Cup campaign the following season. Many supporters feared the European trophy drive...

Escapades on the Continent – Villa in Europe: Bosnich heroics save the day 1993-94

In the inaugural Premier League season, Ron Atkinson led Villa to a second-place finish. Nowadays, such a position would guarantee football in Europe’s finest competition,...

Escapades on the Continent – Villa in Europe: The Intertoto Cup defence 2002/03

Aston Villa began their Intertoto Cup defence in the summer of 2002. Entering the competition in the third round, Villa faced FC Zurich. In his...
Tommy Johnson

Escapades on the Continent – Villa in Europe: An unbeaten European season 1996/97

Brian little was building a new Aston Villa as he led the team into the UEFA Cup competition of 1996/97. In the previous summer,...