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GETTING TO KNOW: ASTON VILLA

1 June 2016

Getting to know our Championship opponent Aston Villa.

Club Name: Aston Villa

Nickname: Villans, The Villa

Founded: 1874

Stadium: Villa Park

Capacity: 42,682

Distance to Aston Villa: 62-mile round-trip

Record Attendance: The highest attendance recorded at Villa Park was 76,588, on 2 March 1946 in an FA Cup 6th round tie against Derby County
The highest attendance in the all-seater era was 42,788 on 29 December 2009 in a Premier League game against Liverpool

Manager: Roberto Di Matteo

2015/16 League Finish: Barclays Premier League, 20th

Championship 2016/17 promotion odds: 9/2

Championship 2016/17 relegation odds: 14/1



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