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

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The Shaun Teale Interview (Part 2) – The ‘Cigarettes and Alcohol’ Partnership Years

The Shaun Teale Interview - Part Two By David Michael The August 1994 release date of Oasis's debut album Definitely Maybe seems now like a missed...
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Aston Villa’s Surprisingly Youthful League Champions

'Five of the 14 players that made up the squad that lifted the title in 1981 were younger than Jack Grealish is now.' Young Man's...

Aston Villa’s Management Problem Exposed

Instead of a manager, Villa originally used a 'board of directors'. No, this has nothing to do with Paul Lambert, Tim Sherwood, Rémi Garde or...

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...

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,...

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...