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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Remembering when Aston Villa almost signed Roberto Carlos

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

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James Collins’ best XI is packed with West Ham, Arsenal and Real Madrid legends

James Collins has picked his best XI on Fantasy Football club and he had a good mix of solid Premier League players and 3 galactico’s up front..

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This former Man City man scored in 46 Premier League games and didn’t lose one of them

Here’s a stat that will distract Manchester City fans from the pants-down humiliation their side endured at the Nou Camp last night. When you think of great Manchester City strikers, you probably don’t think of Darius Vassell.

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The Aston Villa 95-96 squad talking about drink is the greatest video known to man

For reasons unknown to anyone but possibly Andy Townsend, there exists a video of the 1995-96 Aston Villa squad discussing their favourite drinks, from bitter to pineapple juice. You may not believe it, but it’s perhaps the finest film you’re ever likely to see.

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Is this Aston Villa player the worst to have more than 50 Premier League goals?

Although Aston Villa aren’t having the best of times at the moment, they were once powerhouses of the English top flight.

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