Sunday, December 17, 2023 14:00
Brentford Community Stadium Seating Plan
166 Lionel Road North, Brentford, London Borough of Hounslow, England, UK
Homeground of Brentford
Brentford vs Aston Villa
Brentford FC was founded in 1889 by members of the town's rowing club who wanted to pursue a winter sport. The club moved Griffin Park ground in 1904 where they played all there matches before they moved in 2020 to Gtech Community Stadium. Bretford initially played amateur football before they entered the London League in 1896 and finished as runners up of the Second Division and then the First Division to win election into the Southern League in 1898. They won the Southern League Second Division in 1900-01 and were elected into the Football League in 1920. Brentford across the years have had unsuccessful Championship play-off campaigns. Brentford have a poor record in finals, finishing as runners up in three occasions, 1985, 2001 and 2011. However, Brentford won the 2021 Championship Final to be promoted to the highest level for the first time since 1946-47 season.
Aston Villa FC, commonly referred to as Villa, are based in Aston, Birmingham, England. They were founded in 1874, the team have played at their home ground Villa Park since 1897. They are one of the oldest and most successful clubs in England. They have won the Football League First Division seven times, the FA Cup seven times, the League Cup five times and the European Cup and European Super Cup once. Aston Villa was a founding member of the Premier League in 1992, one of just three clubs to have been founding members of both of the Football League and the Premier League. The club regularly qualified for European Football in the 1990s, but following a period in which the club struggled to compete with the high levels of spending of the leading clubs. Aston Villa's first and only relegation from the Premier League was in the 2015-16 season, they later returned to the Premier League in 2019. Villa have a fierce local rivalry with Birmingham City, they also have a local rivalry with West Bromwich Albion, with matches between the two sides being known as the West Midlands Derby