Left Arsenal four years ago, and made three Premier League appearances for Villa last season.
An exciting prospect, he rejected England's advances last year. Graduated to the Villa first-team bench last season aged just 16.
Nephew of UCD playmaker Gary Burke, made his Ireland U-21 debut last week.
Rejected Manchester United for Villa at 15 and made his Premier League debut against QPR. Out for season.
Chose soccer over hurling and hasn't looked back. Out with an ankle injury.
Since leading Villa to FA Youth Cup final in 2010, injuries have affected his progress.
Born: Stourbridge, West Midlands
Declared for Ireland at U-16 level, he's been involved in both of Villa's NextGen campaigns.
Former Ipswich and Norwich lad earned first Irish cap at U-18 level last November.
A special talent, Crowley switched to England from Ireland this month. He can reverse that decision later in his career.
Home Farm defender is one of Villa's newest Irish recruits.
Following in the footsteps of his uncle Gary Dempsey by moving cross-channel, this defender is just back from duty with the Ireland U-17s in Austria.