ASTON VILLA   1982/83
      European Cup
     
   

Aston Villa qualified for the European Cup as holders having only finished in a mid-table position in the First Division in 1981/82.

   
1st Round 
1st Leg Wed Sep 15 Besiktas (Turkey) Home Won 3-1
2nd Leg Wed Sep 29 Besiktas Away Drew 0-0
Won 3-1 on aggregate
2nd Round 
1st Leg Wed Oct 20 Dinamo Bucharest (Rumania) Away Won 2-0
2nd Leg Wed Nov 3 Dinamo Bucharest Home Won 4-2
Won 6-2 on aggregate
3rd Round 
1st Leg Wed Mar 2 Juventus (Italy) Home Lost 1-2
2nd Leg Wed Mar 16 Juventus Away Lost 1-3
Lost 2-5 on aggregate