The brilliant reasons these Aston Villa fans support the club, including Prince William & cup final win

Aston Villa fans have been discussing their reasons for following the Villa through thick and thin

From an FA Cup final to European clashes and relegation battle woes, supporting Aston Villa in recent years has been a rollercoaster experience, to say the least.

There were plenty of highs and lows for fans of all ages as some time was spent near the top of the Premier League table and other periods right near the bottom.

But the future certainly looks bright for Villa now. illa’s resurgence under Unai Emery has put the club on the brink of Europe in what has turned into a surprisingly brilliant campaign.

Emery has been in charge of Villa for 21 Premier League matches since replacing Steven Gerrard as head coach just before the World Cup back in November 2022. The former Liverpool captain left Villa in 17th place in the league, but the Villa have enjoyed a remarkable upturn in form since Emery took over at Villa Park.

But it’s not been all been plain sailing for Villa in recent years. The club narrowly avoided relegation to back to the Championship in 2020 when the club finished in 17th place, and there were concerns at the start of this campaign with Villa initially languishing near the bottom of the table, but the fans have always stuck by the team.

The Villa faithful are some of the most loyal and dedicated in the country, so we’ve decided to ask fans on Facebook why they started supporting the club. Birthplace, family, friends - Villa fans have a range of reason for supporting the club. Here’s what they said:

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