Aston Villa progressed to within one game of a return to the Premier League after edging West Midlands rivals West Bromwich Albion 43 on penalties in the Championship playoff semifinals on Tuesday.1 August 2012: The club announces the return of experienced defender James Collins on a fouryear deal for an undisclosed fee from Aston Villa. 10 August 2012: The transfer of French midfielder Alou Diarra from Marseille on a threeyear contract for an undisclosed fee is confirmed. aston villa players 2012
An Aston Villa side managed by one lifelong fan in Dean Smith and captained by another in Jack Grealish ended their threeyear exile from the Premier League on Monday with a 21 win over Derby County in the Championship playoff final at Wembley.
Aston Villa Official Name: Aston Villa Football Club Formed: 1874 Ground: Villa Park (42, 785) Manager: Paul Lambert [SCO The Halls of Fame and PFA Players of the Year are noted below. As of 2014, Aston Villa, jointly with Tottenham Hotspur, hold the record for providing the most England internationals with 73. Aston Villa have had several players who were oneclub men, including inaugural club Hall ofaston villa players 2012 The season was Aston Villa's 138th professional season; their 102nd season in the topflight; and their 25th consecutive season in the top flight of English football, the Premier League. The club was managed by Paul Lambert, their third manager in three seasons, after Alex McLeish was sacked on 14 May 2012, having himself only been in charge for 11 months.
The season was Aston Villa's 24th season in the Premier League and 28th and final consecutive season in the top flight of English football, as well as their 141st season as a professional football club. Villa also participated in the FA Cup and League Cup. The club was initially managed by Tim Sherwood, in what would have been his first full season as manager. aston villa players 2012 Aston Villa F. C. is an English professional association football club based in Aston, Birmingham, who currently play in the Premier League. The club was founded in 1874 and have played at their current home ground, Villa Park, since 1897. Aston Villa were founding members of The Football League in 1888 and the Premier League in 1992. . They are one of the oldest and most successful football clubs Jun 18, 2013 Aston Villa signs Danish Superliga player of the season who was named Danish Superliga player of the season by UEFA, will prove to For the current 1st team Aston Villa Football Club squad listing, visit avfc. co. uk Jun 14, 2012 We go behind the scenes at Bodymoor Heath as Darren Bent, Gabby Agbonlahor, Andreas Weimann, Brett Holman and Gary Gardner model the new home kit for the 201