My Old Man Said articles covering Randy Lerner, the Villa CEO, board and commercial business

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A Cautionary Tale: Randy Lerner Selling Aston Villa May Suck

Is Randy Lerner selling Aston Villa a case of being careful what you wish for?   Much was made by Doug Ellis  about the passing-on of...
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Villa Park Stadium Naming Rights Potentially on the Agenda

The Name is Park, Villa Park For now Villa Park has escaped having its name 'officially' changed to serve a major sponsorship deal, but what...
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Di Matteo Buzz Backs up Talk of Potential New Aston Villa Owner in Due...

New Favourite The first clue that a new Aston Villa owner was potentially on their way would be an announcement of a new Villa manager......
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City Centre Closure Suggests Reality is Biting Aston Villa

Villa Closure The news that Aston Villa has closed its city centre shop at the weekend is potentially disturbing news and perhaps offers a warning...
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Why Did Paul Faulkner Leave? What it Means to Aston Villa Supporters

Earlier in the month, I went to Parliament along with 12 or so members of other club's supporters groups and trusts (including Newcastle, Spurs,...
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Aston Villa’s New Sponsor Logo Revealed

Aston Villa unveiled Intuit QuickBooks as the club's main sponsor for the next couple of seasons. Claiming to be the world’s number one accounting software...