Statue of William McGregor at Villa Park

The statue of William McGregor (1846 - 1911), designed by Sam Holland, and unveiled in 2009 at Villa Park, home of Aston Villa Football Club.  Helped found the Football League.

Public art: Statue of William McGregor - Villa Park, Aston

Designer: Sam Holland

William McGregor (1846 - 1911) was a committee member of Aston Villa (from 1877), then Club President (1880), eventually becoming the Club Chairman (1897). McGregor helped to found the Football League in 1888. The statue in his memory was unveiled in 2009 in the car park next to the Trinity Road Stand at Villa Park.

Where? Villa Park - Trinity Road, Aston

William McGregorPhotography by Elliott Brown

Project dates

12 Sep 2023 - On-going


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