Full Name: Aston Villa Football Club

Nicknames: The Villa, The Villians, The Clarets

Founded: March 1874

Staduim: Villa Park ( 42,788)

Owner: Reformer Acquisitions LLC

Chairman: Randy Lerner

Manager: Paul Lambert

EPL 2011-12 Position: 16th

Club Website: www.afc.co.uk

Most Appearances: Charlie Aitken (657)

Youngest First-Team Player: Jimmy Brown (15 years 349 days)

Oldest First-Team Player: Brad Friedel (40 years 4 days)

Top Goal-Scorer:  Billy Walker (244)

Most Goals In A Season: Tom Waring (50)

Most League Goals in A Season: Tom Waring (49)

Top 5 Record Transfers: Darren Bent (£18m), Stewart Downing (£12m), Ashley Young (£9.65m), Juan Pablo Angel (£9.5m), James Milner (£8.5m)

First Manager: George Ramsay

Longest-Serving Manager: George Ramsay (41 years, 10 months)

Record Win: 13-0 vs Wednesbury Old Athletic

Record Defeat: 8-1 vs Blackburn Rovers

Highest Attendance: 76 588

Lowest Attendance: 2 900

Key Players: Shay Given, Richard Dunne, Stephen Ireland, Charles N’Zogbia, Darren Bent, Gabriel Agbonlahor