Cardiff are up ‘ere on Saturday. That club’s name brings back some memories for me, not the least being a league match against them in March, 1957 when we won 4-1, but the terraces were very sparse that day. “Why?” you may well ask. Well, the match was played on a Wednesday afternoon! Again, the […]
It’s always worthwhile to take a trip to Brighton. Except when it’s not, when you fall foul of the parking attendant’s book and collect a parking fine! That’s what happened to me when I lived down souf and decided to take a trip there on March 25th, 1972 to see the new-look Villa team. They […]
Kodjia’s Brace Keeps Bruce’s Villa Honeymoon Going
Two great clubs from a different era meet this week-end, and since the Villa are playing Blackburn, it could be that Rudi is licking his lips! We’ve won 65, drawn 33 and lost 58 of our 156 previous encounters, and the last two home encounters at the two ends of the year 2011 resulted in […]
It’s been a record-breaking week for Aston Villa: first away win in 437 days, first back-to-back wins in 17 months.