Saturday, February 27, 2021

Retro Villa

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

Aston Villa’s Most Notable Players Who Went to the World Cup

A Look at Aston Villa Players at the World Cup Yes, yes, there's still the small matter of the Championship play-off final to go, but...

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...
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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...

Villa’s Worst Start in the Top Flight for 54 Years and it Could Get...

  Things Can Only Get Better? It Doesn't Look Good in the Short Term...   The worst start record gets...well, worse and worse. So far this season,...
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The Paul McGrath Song…The Anthem of Godlike Genius.

The Paul McGrath Song Every season begins the same way. Normally, at the stadium of a lower league team, Villa fans will get the ritual...
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The Proud History of Managerless Aston Villa

Instead of a manager, Villa originally used a 'board of directors'. We've all seen the hashtags over the years of #McLeishOut, #LambertOut, #BruceOut and now...