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Synopsis

Aston Villa On This Day recounts, in diary form, major events and magic moments in the history of the Villa Park club.

From its foundation by the congregation of Handsworth's Villa Cross Wesleyan Chapel in Victorian Birmingham to the ignominy of Third Division football Aston Villa has been a unique football club. On This Day includes some of the most famous names such as John Devey, Archie Hunter and William McGregor, founder of the Football League, of which Villa were original members. With an entry for every day, this book will take any fan on a wonderful journey from Victorian FA Cup finals to that magic 1982 night in Rotterdam when a Peter Withe goal clinched the European Cup.

Key features
- Part of the popular and successful On This Day series which features a number of football, cricket and sports clubs
- Includes contemporary and historic images of club legends and from the key events and matches from the club's colourful history
- Written by veteran football writer and Sky Sports pundit Brian Beard

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