Aston Villa secure Champions League spot to end 41-year wait after Spurs’ loss

14 May 2024 21:24
Tottenham defeat by Manchester City guarantees fourthClub last played in the tournament in 1982-83Aston Villa have qualified for the Champions League after Tottenham’s defeat at home against Manchester City on Tuesday night. The result confirms that Villa will finish fourth and take the final place on offer to an English club.Villa last played in the tournament, known then as the European Cup, in the 1982-83 season, when they were knocked out by Juventus in the quarter-finals. They had qualified as the holders after beating Bayern Munich 1-0 in the 1982 final in Rotterdam thanks to a Peter Withe goal. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian