Prince William was among those celebrating Aston Villa’s return to the Premier League after beating Derby 2-1 in the Sky Bet Championship play-off final.
Aston Villa vs Derby
Aston Villa boss Dean Smith got the royal seal of approval as he guided the club to a place in the Premier League – where he feels they belong.
Aston Villa ended their three-year Premier League exile after goals from Anwar El Ghazi and John McGinn secured a deserved 2-1 win over Derby at Wembley.
Juan Pablo Angel believes Aston Villa’s Sky Bet Championship play-off final date offers the chance of his former club becoming relevant again on the football stage.
John McGinn thinks Aston Villa’s season is a failure as it stands after not challenging for automatic promotion.
Recognised as the richest fixture in football, the Sky Bet Championship play-off final will be contested by Aston Villa and Derby with a place in next season’s Premier League up for grabs.
Aston Villa take on Derby in the Championship play-off final at Wembley on Monday.