Flashback

How Aston Villa turned down the chance to sign Real Madrid hero Roberto Carlos

If you’re a fellow fan of the 1995-96 Villa players naming their favourite drinks, you’ll know they had top-notch talent like Dwight Yorke, Gareth Southgate and Andy Townsend.

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Fan memories

Andrew Helms’ first Aston Villa shirt will remind you of soccer camp

We caught up with Andrew Helms, writer for Eight by Eight magazine, to talk about the 96 Aston Villa shirt he won in a bet, the inaugural DC United shirt and Ian Darke taking on a vuvuzela.

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