Posts Tagged ‘aston villa’

Like all Aston Villa fans, I was stunned today to hear of the tragic death of our former striker, Dalian Atkinson. Having been a mainstay of the Villa team in the earliest years of my support of the club, Dalian played in an era when, as a child who was quickly falling in love with the beautiful […]


I’ve often marveled at the human mind’s capacity to eliminate memories of humdrum events, leaving our brains filled largely with moments of happiness and contentment. Having just completed my 23rd year as an Aston Villa season ticket holder, I’m particularly grateful for that. You see, it’s this capacity that allows me to forget the countless turgid […]


I ruddy love Gabby Agbonlahor. And who wouldn’t? There’s the endearing stupidity. The last minute goals. His short-lived flirtation with Twitter before he got shut-down, thanks to the aforementioned endearing stupidity. But one thing that I love about him more than most things is the fact that he’s a world-class wind-up merchant. ‘Shushing’ gestures to […]