Howard Spencer on Method (Part One)

The following is the first part of an article written around 1905 to 1907 by Howard Spencer, who was the Villa captain between 1902 and 1907, in-between John Devey and Joe Bache. Spencer also captained England on a few occasions. He became a director on the Villa board in 1909, where he remained until 1936. […]

Times Remembered

I am in the act of writing a book on the Villa that has called upon a great deal of newspaper research on-line, and the downloading of many articles in their pristine state, requiring scanning and processing through Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software, and subsequent correction. Many of these articles will not be included ‘verbatim’ […]

The Art Of Captaincy

I am in the act of writing a book on the Villa that has called upon a great deal of newspaper research on-line, and the downloading of many articles in their pristine state, requiring scanning and processing through Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software, and subsequent correction. Many of these articles will not be included ‘verbatim’ […]