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

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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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...
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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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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 Supporter European Cup Final 1982 Photos from Rotterdam (Set 3)

Having already published two sets of Villa supporters' photos giving a fly-on-the-wall experience of Villa's finest hour in Rotterdam 1982 (see below for links),...
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Aston Villa Supporters Remember Rotterdam 26th May 1982.

A day before Aston Villa's play-off final clash at Wembley, it just happens to be 'Rotterdam Day', the day that back in 1982 the...