Aston Villa have many teams that they call their rivals, but who are their biggest enemies?
Villa are involved in many Midlands derbies, including clashes with West Brom and Wolves, alongside the traditional second city derby with Birmingham City.
However, Villa have also been involved in various rivalries with other teams down the years, including Coventry City and Manchester United.
However, who are Villa’s biggest rivals?
According to a recent tweet referring to ‘The League of Love and Hate’, looking at other Premier League team’s rivalries, it is very interesting to see which other teams are considered Villa’s rivals.
Here, we’ll look at several clubs that, according to the list, are considered one of Villa’s top five rival clubs.
Obviously, the number one spot goes to Birmingham City, but which other teams are considered rivals to the Villans?
We’ve looked here at the other teams that Villa aren’t fond of, according to the list.
5. Coventry City
Despite not playing Villa for a while, Coventry are reportedly considered one of Villa’s top five rival clubs.
4. Manchester United
The Red Devils had some brilliant battles with Villa in the 90s, but the two have not locked horns since 2016.
3. Wolverhampton Wanderers
Villa and Wolves have had various battles across the years, including last meeting in the Championship in 2018.
2. West Brom
Villa beat West Brom in the playoff semi-final last season, winning on penalties to send themselves to Wembley.
1. Birmingham City
The obvious number one pick, the Blues are Villa’s biggest rivals, and contest the second city derby.