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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

Alan Hutton Recalls How Playing for Scotland Saved Him at Aston Villa

Alan Hutton's Scottish Salvation Alan Hutton's time at Aston Villa will always be remembered for his never-say-die attitude and his phoenix from the flames rebirth....

Scousers – 11 Years+ of Hurt and Other Sufferings (written for H&V 2004 –...

Intro I wrote the below article for Heroes and Villans fanzine back in 2004, the issue came out on the day when Villa entertained Liverpool...
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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...
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Erika Roe – Aston Villa’s Iconic Naked Fan

Erika Roe - The Naked Villan It was while googling for an image of George Best in an Aston Villa shirt that a completely different...
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Love Letter to Olof Mellberg

There's been a lot of love this week shown by Aston Villa supporters to their former centre-back Olof Mellberg, who this week announced his...

Aston Villa Away Shirt Colour Confirmed, Prepare to Get Worried

Aston Villa Away Shirt Colour 2015/16 For weeks now the more curious Aston Villa fans on social media have known that the away top for...