Happy Birthday (Altered Images 1981)

January 3rd 1924 was a very special day in the Ellis household as a son was born (there were no wise men, but he would later preside over the acquisition of various donkeys). Embed from Getty Images   The boy was named Herbert Douglas Ellis and after a short (very) career with Tranmere Rovers and service in the… Read More »

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Blank Expression (The Specials 1979)

Is it me, or does Remi Garde show absolutely no expression on his face during a game? He makes his so called mentor Arsene Wenger look positively animated sitting on the bench. Embed from Getty Images   So far we have only seen the odd smile, fist pump or hands raised in the sky by our man in… Read More »

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Don’t Look Back In Anger (Oasis 1995)

Going into 2015, Villa fans were a little apprehensive about the clubs future in the Premier League. The football under Paul Lambert was poor and, although lying mid-table, we were still less than six points above the relegation zone. I guess we’d all take that position now! In the first three months of the year only the FA… Read More »

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Who Are You? (The Who 1978)

A few years ago we had another Aston Villa fan site called Deadly Doug – it contained the usual stuff about the club, players and fans that you would normally find on a fan based site. It had a little bit of success – sections being published in a book along with a mention in Karren Brady’s column… Read More »

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