Aston Villa F.C. in the 1880s

Aston Villa F.C. in the 1880s

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The 1880s was a decade that saw Aston Villa F.C. go from a small club to one that could challenge most teams in the country at the time. It also saw their most significant contribution to the game across the globe, with William McGregor creating the world's first Football League. Villa collected their first ever piece of silverware, the Birmingham Senior Cup in 1880. They defeated Saltley College 3-2 in the Final with goals from Eli Davis, William Mason and George Ramsay in fromt of 6,000 at Aston Lower Grounds (modern-day Villa Park).
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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136744368
  • 9786136744360