Tom Nightingale

Writer of MOMS' 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' column, amongst other things, since 2013. The 'Good' section has been consistently the hardest to write. Shares a birthday with former Villa right-back Mark Delaney, which has always been a peculiar source of pride.

The Good, Bad and Ugly of Aston Villa’s Season so Far

The G, B & U has been on a bit of a hiatus after being a three-year regular column on My Old Man Said....

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly as Villa Secure Third Win

Aston Villa pulled league win number three for the season out of the bag on Saturday with a fairly comfortable victory over a woeful...

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly as the Curtain Begins to Fall for Villa

Aston Villa’s brief five-match unbeaten run – halcyon days in the wider context of the season – came to an end in ignominious fashion...

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly from Villa’s Snorethorns Stalemate

Snorethorns Fans of both clubs were eagerly anticipating Villa’s trip to rivals West Brom on Saturday – Villa fans saw it as a big chance...

The Good, Bad and Ugly as Villa Battle Back against Leicester

The three points against Crystal Palace last week were a huge boost, but it was crucial that Villa kept the ball rolling against high-flying...

The Good, Bad and Ugly as Villa Actually Win a Game of Football

Villa Actually Win It happened. 157 days after Villa beat Bournemouth on the opening day of the season, a second Premier League victory of 2015-16...

The Good, Bad and Ugly of Villa’s 21st-Century FA Cup Third Round Exploits

21st Century FA Cup Third Round With an abject Christmas period leaving the club planning for the Championship, the upcoming televised FA Cup third round...

The Good, Bad and Ugly as Villa Miss Huge Boxing Day Opportunity

With little to cheer so far this season, Villa’s two points from the last two games is undoubtedly something of an improvement – for...

The Good, Bad & Ugly as Aston Villa Enter the Last Chance Saloon

Last Chance Saloon... On balance, Villa couldn’t realistically have been expected to pick up a positive result against an Arsenal side who, at least until...

The Good, Bad and Ugly of Villa’s Goodison Park Nightmare

The 0-0 draw at home to Manchester City two weeks ago was seen as a reason for optimism going into the international break as...

The Good, Bad and Ugly as Villa Show Resilience Under Rémi Garde

Remi Garde’s reign in charge of Aston Villa began with a 0-0 draw at home to Premier League leaders Manchester City on Sunday, a...

The Good, Bad and Ugly as Garde sees Size of Villa Task

The Tottenham Hotspur match on Monday night was always going to be a strange, limbo-like event after the arrival of Remi Garde as Tim...

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