David Michael

Founder and editor of My Old Man Said

Insights and Impressions From Meeting Aston Villa’s New Owners

Incoming On Wednesday, MOMS, along with other members of Villa's Fan Consultation Group, received an early morning invite to meet the representatives of the new...

Five Reasons to be Cheerful as Aston Villa Fans From Villa’s Preseason

To say that off the pitch Aston Villa's pre-season has been one of turmoil would be something of an understatement. The extent of the...

Aston Villa Boss Defies Media Scaremongering over Grealish and Chester

FFP MacGuffin Since the drop to the Championship, Financial Fair Play (FFP) has become something of a MacGuffin for Aston Villa supporters in terms of...

How Spurs’ Jack Grealish Interest Could Play Out. How Inevitable is Signing?

As MOMS stated at the end of May, Aston Villa losing Jack Grealish will very much rubber stamp the failure of Tony Xia's two...

The Summer Signing That Sums Up Aston Villa’s Whole Situation

If/when Jack Grealish leaves the club this summer, it will rubber-stamp Aston Villa's fall from grace, but when a club is stagnant in the...

Deciphering Tony Xia’s Statement to Aston Villa Fans

Word Up After weeks of radio silence, Aston Villa owner Tony Xia has issued a long statement (see below) to Villa supporters. In it, he...

Aston Villa between a Rock and a Hard Place After Sacking

Mr Villa Engine He was the man who coined the term 'The Villa Engine', but Villa's Director of Football, Steve Round, has left Aston Villa,...

Safe Standing Full Parliament Debate Video

Today's Safe Standing Debate In the past few weeks the campaign to have the choice of Safe Standing has given fresh impetus and focus, after...

Aston Villa Chaos as Board Can Offer No Quick Fix to ‘Promotion or Bust’

What a sh*t storm. What a circus. What an embarrassment. As Aston Villa's financial meltdown continues to bubble, with the departed Villa CEO Keith...

One Safeguard Aston Villa Fans Have Against a Financial Apocalypse

'If is ever put up for sale, there is a legal obligation to alert Aston Villa supporters' Back in January MOMS published confirmation that...

When Aston Villa Player Contracts End – Who Can be Shifted?

Aston Villa Fire Sale? With Tony Xia and his cronies desperate to further lower the Aston Villa wage bill, a bunch of Aston Villa end...

Shay Given Interview: Fabian Delph Revenge, Time at Aston Villa, Lambert & Keane

"I got a spicy voicemail and even a couple of weeks after he was complaining that he couldn’t get rid of the smell" -...

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