David Michael

Founder and editor of My Old Man Said

Aston Villa’s Changing Culture and Need for Improved Resolve

Aston Villa Find Increased Resolve Against Foxes "I only look forward and I only look up," declared a bullish Steven Gerrard, ahead of the Norwich...

Steven Gerrard’s Twin Concern for the Remainder of the Season

Steven Gerrard's Twin Concern In the episode 186 of the My Old Man Said podcast, I was joined by Chris Budd, Phil Shaw and Dan...

Changes: Villa Park Expansion and Price Hike

Villa Park Expansion www.astonvilla.wtf Earlier this week, I launched a new weekly ad-free, clickbait-free, no BS newsletter www.astonvilla.wtf for Aston Villa supporters, to provide an...

Villa Park Plans to Show Solidarity With Ukraine / Pray for Ukrainian Villa Park Visitors

Villa Park Solidarity With Ukraine During this weekend's round of Premier League matches, Aston Villa, along with their fellow Premier League clubs, will demonstrate solidarity...

The Hard Truths of Aston Villa’s Comeback Win Against Fulham

In the first of what may become a new regular column, MOMS looks at the reality of Aston Villa at this moment in time. In...

Aston Villa Completely Change January Transfer Window Plans Due to Rising Stakes

January Context In the last Fan Consultation Group meeting with Aston Villa CEO Christian Purslow, on December 10th 2019, Villa's potential transfer activity in the...

Five Reasons to be Cheerful as Villa Fans, as Grealish Defies VAR for Last Gasp Glory

For Aston Villa in their first season back in the Premier League, capitalising on big opportunities arising in-game that give them an advantage, will...

Insight into Aston Villa’s Clean Slate After Dr Xia Was Finally Given His Medicine

After the summer facelift Villa Park received for Aston Villa's return to the Premier League, it was something that was missing from the stadium...

Five Reasons to be Cheerful as Villa Fans After Recent Statement of Intent

Since the last international break its hard to pin down Villa's true identity at the moment. We know we can score goals, which at...

Villa Fan Consultation Group Meeting Notes with Villa CEO Christian Purslow

The below notes are taken form the recent Aston Villa Fan Consultation Group (FCG) meeting with Christian Purslow, which was the Villa CEO's first...

Take the Ball, Pass the Ball – Guardiola’s Blueprint to Dean Smith’s Villa Ways

Take the Ball, Pass the Ball It was weirdly symbiotic that during watching an online screener for the new documentary on Pep Guardiola's Barcelona called...

Five Reasons to be Cheerful as Villans Despite Recent Result Woe

17th When you're sitting 17th in the Championship table in your third season in the league, having blown millions on under-performing players, it's hard to...

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