We are Aston Villa.
We are at the heart of English football, a majestic name, with a decorated past that serves as a shining light among our peers.
In 1874 our cricketing founders met under a gas lamp and chose football as their sport.
Led by Aston Villa Director, William McGregor, the Football League was created in 1888, of which we were one of the founding members. We are one of only five English clubs to have won the European Cup, lifting the trophy in 1982.