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Golden Goals: The Influence of Tony Morley’s Cracker Against Everton (1981)

"Clearly still rattled by Saunders' psychological tactic, Morley gave a two-fingered gesture towards the bench, one that later earned him a fine from the...

Aston Villa Home Shirt 1980/81 Review and History

Aston Villa Home Umbro Shirt 1980/81 What was the shirt Villa played in when you became a Villa supporter? Well, this classic design that spanned...

94: Aston Villa at Christmas – Should We Be Concerned?

Aston Villa - Should We Be Concerned? / RIP Ron In a less light-hearted show than usual, we pay our respects to My Old Man...

#60 Ron Saunders Aston Villa Legacy is Very Much Alive But Why Did Villa Let it Slip So Badly?

Ron Saunders Legacy Over the past couple of weeks, MOMS has randomly received three messages from Aston Villa fans honouring former Villa boss Ron Saunders...

Discussing the Secrets of the Sharp Rise and Fall of Aston Villa in the 1980’s

Why? If there's a burning question of Aston Villa supporters looking back at the 1980's, it's why after winning the League and European Cup,...

Božo Janković – A True Aston Villa ‘Legend’ That Never Played For the Club

'Božo Janković scored a brace of goals, that were as important as any in the club's history' Unlikely Hero On this day, May 2nd, 37...

The Forgotten Bosnian That Helped Aston Villa Win the Title

'Ripples of joy quickly became a sea of jubilation. Boro's Yugoslavian forward Bosco Jankovic, they'd learned, had levelled matters at Ayresome Park. The dream...

Aston Villa Fan Tales: No.2 – Belief After Defeat

MOMS is asking Villa supporters of all ages to come forward and tell their Villa story. First there are five standard questions to answer (see...

Aston Villa Fan Tales: No.1 – A View From The Allotment

'We are Villa Till We Die and we know that this means oh so much more than ‘Villa Till I Sell’ or ‘Villa Till...

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...

Five Reasons to be Cheerful as a Villa Fan after Failing to Crack Liverpool

...After firing blanks against the Scousers   1. Three points from 'those' opening three fixtures is fine. Lambert stated in his post-Liverpool interview, that he would...

Paul Lambert’s Aston Villa DNA – A Perfect Fit?

Paul Lambert's Villa Qualities Of all the young and vibrant managers that Villa were looking at, it’s difficult to pick a better young manager that...