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My Old Man Said articles and photo sets from Aston Villa’s proud history. Most notably are several sets of rare Villa supporter pictures from the European Cup final in Rotterdam on the 26th May 1982, which we are honoured to host. UTV

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Is the New Aston Villa Away Kit Actually Inspired by Another Kit After Rotterdam...

The missing link of Villa's new away kit?   The Aston Villa away kit for the 2014/15 season sees the club return to a more sober...

Aston Villa’s Place in History at the National Football Museum in Manchester

  Proud History As Villa fans we all know the well-worn phrase of  'proud history'...in fact in the lean times of late, our rivals can't help...

Aston Villa and Penalties – International Misses and Italian Jobs

Expecting England vs Italy game in Euro 2012 to go to penalties, I made a comment via Twitter that it was a good job...
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A Snapshot of Life as an Aston Villa Steward in the Eighties, After Villa...

It was the 1983/84 season and Aston Villa had defeated Barcelona in the European Super Cup the season before over two-legs. Where Villa set...
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Ex-Villa Player Brendan Ormsby is on the Road to Recovery After Stroke

Ex-Villan Brendan Ormsby is thankfully on the mend after suffering a stroke shortly before Christmas on December 22nd. Despite being in a serious state...
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Aston Villa Podcast Special: Ron Atkinson Interview & Podcast from 1991

My Old Man Said goes back in the archives for our newer listeners to put together a special on former Aston Villa boss Ron...