Counting His Royal Highness Prince William and former United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron as supporters, it can definitely be argued that Aston Villa boasts a more famous set of fans than playing staff. But Aston Villa has seen its fair share of heroes in its stories history, and Starting 11's Aston Villa quiz will show you exactly why! Merely Select a fixture from Starting 11's game menu to bring up a starting 11 lineup. Read the match details and when ready, hit 'play now', and test yourselves against one of the most challenging Aston Villa football quiz the Internet has to offer!
Fans of Aston Villa Football club will have you believe that their club is the biggest club in Birmingham, with good reason. Despite barely surviving a mediocre Premier League season, Aston Villa remains one of the most decorated football clubs in England. With a history dating back to 1874, Aston Villa were one of the founder members of the Football League and the Premier League, and are one of only five English teams to have won the European Cup. They've won the top-flight domestic league and the FA Cup seven times each, and have won the League Cup five times, in addition to a lone European (UEFA) Super Cup trophy. Aston Villa Football Club retain a fierce city rivalry with Birmingham City, known as the Second City derby.
The club's traditional colours are claret shirts with sky blue sleeves, white shorts and sky blue socks, which also inspired the kit of Premier League colleagues Burnley.Aston Villa also have a rivalry with West Bromwich Albion, a side that they have contested three FA Cup finals with. Aston Villa also maintain lesser local rivalries with Wolverhampton Wanderers and Coventry City.
For one season during 2010–11, West Bromwich Albion, Aston Villa, Wolverhampton Wanderers, and Birmingham City were all in the Premier League. Marking the first time that the "West Midlands' Big Four" clubs have been in the Premier League at the same time, and with the return of West Bromwich Albion's return to the Premier League this season, 3 of the Big Four are set for a season to remember...