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Luc Nilis – the legend that never was

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The summer of 2000 is now but a distant memory and, put into the context of Aston Villa, it may as well be light...

Memory Lane: 1995-96

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Up until relegation in the 2015/2016 season, Aston Villa was ever-present in the Premier League since its inception in 1992. In the inaugural 1992/93...
Paul 'God' McGrath

Five famous Aston Villa players the fans adored

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The 2015-16 season may not have gone to plan but over the years Aston Villa Football Club has had plenty of skilled footballers who...

The Vault: Chelsea 4 – Aston Villa 4

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Martin O'Neill's Aston Villa side headed down to the capital to take on Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Boxing Day in 2007. Avram Grant...

Remembering the 1995-96 season

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The summer of 1995 signalled a new era dawning around Villa Park. The 1994-95 season had been tough and largely disappointing. Ron Atkinson’s ageing...

Olof Mellberg – thanks 4 the memories

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Since we are in the midst of an international break and following the reports yesterday linking us with Swedish international defender Victor Lindelof, I...
Howard Spencer

Aston Villa’s first England captain and most decorated player

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Aston Villa and the Three Lions are inextricably linked with the Villans a cornerstone of English football history. After modern-day hero, Jack Grealish scooped the...

5 of the best Villa wins over rivals Birmingham

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Being founder members of the Football League, Aston Villa has a long history of conflict with their local rivals, Birmingham City. The claret half...

The Vault: ‘World-Class’ Young Earns Villa Victory At Goodison

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2008 was a year in which Martin O'Neill's Aston Villa side finished sixth in the Premier League, winning seventeen, drawing eleven and losing ten respectively. The club...

Thomas Hitzlsperger – from Aston Villa to the head of sport in Stuttgart

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Thomas Hitzlsperger enjoyed a good spell at Aston Villa and was considered a firm fan favourite amongst the Villa faithful. Nicknamed Der Hammer (The...