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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

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Aston Villa’s Surprisingly Youthful League Champions

'Five of the 14 players that made up the squad that lifted the title in 1981 were younger than Jack Grealish is now.' Young Man's...
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John McGinn Follows in Footsteps of a True Aston Villa Legend

Aston Villa announced the signing of Hibernian midfielder John McGinn, who joins Villa on a four-year contract for an undisclosed figure - probably around...

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...
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My Old Man Said’s Pele Interview

Interviewing Pele This year marked the 40th anniversary of one Edson Arantes do Nascimento aka Pele, playing on the hallow turf of Villa Park....
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Aston Villa Supporter Rotterdam European Cup Final 1982 Photos (Set 5)

It's always great to receive more fly-on-the-wall pics of Villa supporters' adventures on the 26th May 1982. Villa supporter Paul Wood, has already sent...
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The Shaun Teale Interview (Part 2) – The ‘Cigarettes and Alcohol’ Partnership Years

The Shaun Teale Interview - Part Two The August 1994 release date of Oasis's debut album Definitely Maybe seems now like a missed opportunity. If...