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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David Michael’s first Aston Villa shirt is much better than a Curly Wurly

WE CAUGHT UP WITH DAVID MICHAEL OF ASTON VILLA BLOG AND SUPPORTER GROUP MY OLD MAN SAID TO TALK; SWAPPING HIS ASTON VILLA SHIRT FOR A CURLY WURLY, SUBBUTEO AND EDER BRAZIL GOALS.

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Stevie Green: My first Aston Villa shirt

We caught up with Stevie Green, editor at Caught Offside and co-host of the Aston Villa Review podcast to talk Crystal Palace / Barcelona shirts, the “Blanco Bounce” and Bale scoring wonder goals for Real Madrid.

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Liam Ridgewell picked some controversial Aston Villa, Arsenal and Birmingham City players in his best XI

MLS superstar Liam Ridgewell picked his best XI on fantasy football club and had a good mix of Aston Villa and Birmingham City teammates as well as 2 goalies.

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