19 iconic photos of Aston Villa’s 2018/19 play-off final promotion day - fan & player gallery

19 photos of Aston Villa’s iconic 2018/19 promotion in the play-off final at Wembley – including some brilliant shots of boyhood Villan, Jack Grealish.

Aston Villa supporters will remember the 2018/19 Sky Bet Championship play-off final very fondly as their side ran out 2-1 victors over Derby County at Wembley Stadium.

There was plenty of relief in the claret half of the ground as Anwar El-Ghazi and John McGinn’s goals guided The Lions back to the Premier League following three seasons in the English second tier.

Fans young and old celebrated jumped for joy as Paul Tierney blew the final whistle, including even boyhood Villan Jack Grealish who had been so key to the club’s success under Dean Smith.

For sure one of the most historic matches for Villa in the 21st century, here are 19 iconic photos from that day. See below.

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