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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Aston Villa Supporter Rotterdam European Cup Final 1982 Photos (Set 5)

It's always great to receive more fly-on-the-wall pics of Villa supporters' adventures on the 26th May 1982. Villa supporter Paul Wood, has already sent...

The 30th Anniversary of Aston Villa’s Last Ever Champions’ League Game?

It used to be weird supporting Aston Villa. Back in March 1983, Aston Villa were the European Cup holders and a month before, had beaten...

Glory Days – When Aston Villa Tonked Barcelona 3-0 to Win the 1983 European...

When Villa were Super... There's the old saying that it's not where you're from, but it's where you're at. Since Aston Villa's 'Bright Future' seems...
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Second City Derby Rivalry Facts in a Single Picture

The Second City Derby Infographic   The fact that Aston Villa haven't actually played Birmingham City in a second city derby since the existence of My...
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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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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...