Aston Villa Quiz 2024

Which of the following is NOT an Aston Villa nickname?

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Aston Villa's main nicknames are "The Villans" and "The Lions". Lots of fans also refer to them by the shortened name of "Villa".

In what year were Aston Villa FC formed?

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Aston Villa was established in March 1874 by individuals from the Villa Cross Wesleyan Chapel located in Handsworth.

Which year did Villa win the Intertoto Cup?

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The 2001 UEFA Intertoto Cup finals saw victories for Aston Villa, Paris Saint-Germain, and Troyes, leading all three teams to progress to the UEFA Cup.

Which striker signed for his boyhood club in 1997 by signing for Villa from Liverpool?

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In May 1997, Stan Collymore departed Liverpool to sign with his childhood team, Aston Villa, for a then-record club transfer fee of £7 million.

Colombian striker Juan Pablo Ángel left the club in 2007. Which MLS side did he join?

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On April 17, 2007, the New York Red Bulls declared the acquisition of Ángel as their second designated player.

Who scored the winning goal in the 1982 European Cup Final?

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Peter Withe netted the solitary goal in the match where Aston Villa triumphed over Bayern Munich with a 1–0 victory, securing their first European Cup.

Stiliyan Petrov was named as captain for the first time against which team?

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In the UEFA Cup match against Bulgarian team Litex Lovech on October 2, 2008, Stiliyan Petrov was appointed captain for the first time and also scored a goal in the game.

Former striker Dwight Yorke represented which Caribbean nation at international level?

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Between 1989 and 2009, Yorke played for Trinidad and Tobago in 74 matches, scoring a total of 19 goals.

What nationality was former defender Olof Mellberg?

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Olof Mellberg was born in Sweden and represented their national team on 177 occasions.

Which League 1 side did Jack Grealish join on loan in 2013?

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Jack Grealish was sent on a youth loan to League One team Notts County, lasting until January 13, 2014.

Ron Atkinson was sacked in November 1994 following a 4-3 defeat to which team?

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Atkinson was sacked on 10th November, 1994 following a 4-3 defeat to Wimbledon. Just 3 days before he was given a "vote of confidence" from chairman Doug Ellis.

Unai Emery was hired as Aston Villa manager in 2022 following the sacking of which manager?

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In October 2022, Aston Villa announced Unai Emery as their new manager, succeeding Steven Gerrard, who was dismissed from the role. Emery joined from Villarreal.

Ollie Watkins scored a hat-trick against which club in the 2023–24 UEFA Europa Conference League?

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On August 23, 2023, Watkins netted a hat-trick in Aston Villa's 5-0 victory over Hibernian during the play-off round of the 2023-24 UEFA Europa Conference League.

How many appearances did Charlie Aitken make for Aston Villa?

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Aitken holds the record for most Villa appearances, making a total of 660 over 17 years with the club. This included 657 starts and three appearances as a substitute.

In January 2024, Aston Villa secured the signing of promising Serbian defender Kosta Nedeljković from which side?

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In a deal rumoured to be worth £8m+add ons, the Serbian youth international remained on loan until the end of the 2023/24 season

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Updated on: March 28, 2024