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 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...

Aston Villa and Penalties – International Misses and Italian Jobs

Expecting England vs Italy game in Euro 2012 to go to penalties, I made a comment via Twitter that it was a good job...
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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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Aston Villa Supporter European Cup Final 1982 Photos from Rotterdam (Set 1)

  Below are some great photos by Villa supporter Katie Baragwanath of her trip to the European Cup final in Rotterdam in 1982 to witness...
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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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Current Consecutive Seasons in English Top Flight Table

Current Consecutive Seasons in the English Top Flight As we celebrate Aston Villa's 140th anniversary this season, here's another reason to be proud to be...