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

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,...

‘Who Needs Eric Cantona, We Got Paul McGrath’ – The MOMS Eric Cantona Interview

  The MOMS Eric Cantona interview What? An Eric Cantona interview on a Villa site? Well, one of MOMS roles in life is to interview actors and...
pele interview

The Pele My Old Man Said Interview

This year marked the 40th anniversary of one Edson Arantes do Nascimento aka Pele, playing on the hallow turf of Villa Park. On...

Mani of the Stone Roses Impressive Aston Villa Knowledge

(Updated: 5/11/2015) Mani XL He may be a Manchester United fan, but did you know that Mani, the bass player of The Stone Roses and Primal...

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...
William McGregor Statue Villa Park

Relegation Not an Option on the 125th Anniversary of William McGregor Inventing the Football...

William McGregor's Legacy It's a shame that Aston Villa's late president William McGregor didn't have the foresight to put a wee 'small print' clause in...