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Aston Villa's Early Season Frustrations and Potential Solutions

Tell Me Why I Don't Like Mondays...Villa continued their poor Monday night form of recent years, as they frustrated themselves in drawing 0-0 with a 10-men West Ham side that mustered just one shot on target. A missed opportunity for the home side. Looking back at the Hammers' game, the show analyses what's holding back a team, that has plenty of effort and on-point defensive organisation, yet should have more points on the board for their endeavours. Will certain players step-up? Should we...


Opportunity Knocks for Mings, as Grealish Seeks Improvement

As Aston Villa's Tyrone Mings sees a real opportunity ahead of him after England's dubious defensive performance across the international break, Jack Grealish knuckles down in the attempt to fire-up his Premier League season. The MOMS podcast catches up on Villa issues from the international break before having a quick look at the Hammers clash and whether they'll be a surprise new starter in the Villa first XI. UTV Enjoy! SUPPORT THE SHOW If you want the podcast show to continue and...


Behind the Hype of the Dysfunctional Premier League and Unfriendly VAR

As Aston Villa find out that one Premier League referee is certainly no friend of their's, we reflect back to Villa's start to the season and events at Crystal Palace and beyond. On top of VAR problems, English football has other issues as Bury vanish from the football league. We also look to the USA and Iran for other football stories. Back in the Villa-verse we question Douglas Luiz's role in the team and Villa's early season teething problems. And then there's an epic Scott Hogan Touch...


The Mad Few Session - August 2019

In the month's listener Q & A session we talk about the England call-up of Tyrone Mings, Jack Grealish being frozen out and the League Cup win over Crewe before tackling questions about everything from full backs to Villa Dogs. Enjoy! UTV SUPPORT THE SHOW! If you want the My Old Man Said podcast show to continue to grow in the 2019/20 season in the Premier League, and to be more frequent, please do support the show by becoming a MOMS Patron. You will get new regular bonus patron-only...


Aston Villa Earn First Points as Xia is Terminated

After Aston Villa fell victim to a queue of early doubters in the media pedalling lazy false narratives, an impressive 2-0 win at Villa Park against Everton, has fired-up their season. Meanwhile, Tony Xix is officially terminated from the club. David and Dan look back at the Friday night clash against Everton, as various Villa players proved their doubters wrong and Villa Park rocked once again. Also, the MOMS podcast pays homage to Dr Tony's termination, as Randy Lerner finally gets his...


Aston Villa Fail to Pop Points Cherry Against Bournemouth

Pointless after two games, Aston Villa currently sit in 17th place in the Premier League, a position they will not want to drop below at any point this season. Can they be expected to rise any time soon? The My Old Man Said podcast looks at Aston Villa's first home game of the season, a 2-1 defeat against AFC Bournemouth, who capitalised on two Villa mistakes in the opening 10 minutes, to set up their away victory. Nil points means there are many questions to ponder... How should the...


Back Down to Earth From Spurs' Spaceship

Aston Villa marked their return to the Premier League with a tough trip to the brand new Tottenham Hotspur stadium to take on the Champions' League runners-up Spurs in the season opener. Despite tasting a 3-1 defeat, having led the home side for the majority of the game, Villa's players responded well to their baptism of fire. David Michael is joined by Max Stokes and podcast new signing Jim Gough to discuss the fallout from the game - from Wesley bashers and Conor Hourihane haters to the...


Aston Villa Premier League Transfers and Squad Assessment

It's the last show before Aston Villa begin their Premier League campaign at the impressive new stadium of Tottenham Hotspur. We look at how Villa look in all departments - goalkeeper, defence, midfield and attack - after their big summer business. Also, MOMS caught up with former Villa midfield favourite Ian Taylor to get his views on the current Villa squad, the club's transfer business and his hopes for the season. As well as providing predictions for Villa in their return to the...


Aston Villa Fans Are Going to Love This Podcast

Aston Villa's Premier League return is just two weeks away and David, Chris and Dan, discuss some of the squad building concerns and hail the return of Tyrone Mings and co, as Villa get ready to surprise the pundits who have already written them off as 'doing a Fulham'. There's also talk of the return of Steve Bruce to the Premier League, an insight into the new boss of the Villa Academy and a rant about recent Media Muppetry of 'Aston Villa Fans Will Love' clickbait tactics to Sky Sports...


The Mad Few Session - July 2019

In what will be a new regular monthly show, it's time to answer some well considered questions from the Mad Few, the secret society of dedicated My Old Man Said podcast listeners. There's something for everyone - from thoughts on ITK charlatans to Villa's squad building for the Premier League season ahead. Enjoy! UTV SUPPORT THE SHOW! If you want the My Old Man Said podcast show to continue to grow in the 2019/20 season in the Premier League, and to be more frequent, please do support...


Premier League Plans and the Merciless Quest for Mings

In a packed show, the shifting Premier League Villa-verse is fully explored, one which John Terry has elected to stay in longer. On the pitch, there's the implications of Jed Steer signing a new four-year extension and Tyrone Mings currently being a Bournemouth player. While behind the scenes, we discuss the Villa Away Season Ticket controversy and the recent Fan Consultation Group (FCG) meeting with the Villa CEO Christian Purslow. A full spectrum of football issues are also surveyed -...


Aston Villa Begin Premier League Transformation

And so Aston Villa's first summer transfer window back in Premier League begins. David and Chris catch up with Max Stokes of Villa on Tour to survey the landscape and contemplate their claret and blue feelings entering into the summer. Along the way they discuss transfer media muppetry, do the 'Scott Hogan Touch Count' challenge, and look at recent happenings at Villa Park, including play-off winners merch spin-offs, court cases and new sponsors. Also, the plight of Villa's loan players...


Promotion Glory and Rebuilding From Ground Zero

After looking back at Aston Villa's climatic day out at Wembley that sealed promotion back to the Premier League, minds are cast forward to what awaits Villa in the top flight and the mass squad-building project that Dean Smith must undertake. As well as reliving Villa's glorious day at Wembley Stadium, we discuss the Champions' League final, Neymar's recent downfall and the sad passing of José Antonio Reyes. The Scott Hogan Touch Count Meter takes a reading of Hogan's international career...


Wembley Ramifications - The Team Villa Have to Beat

It's death or glory time for Dean Smith's Aston Villa, as they stand one game away from a long-awaited return to the Premier League (three seasons has been too long). We've said everything there is to say about Villa, so David and Chris are joined by Max Stokes of Villa on Tour to discuss and analyse our Wembley opponents, Derby County. Or should that be 'Frank Lampard's Derby County'? While most people in football have made Derby the under dogs, it's a position they thrived upon in their...


The Dark Arts Behind Aston Villa’s Trip to Wembley

Once again Aston Villa are 90 minutes away from a return to the Premier League, but what are their chances this time round? Their passage through the semi-final against West Brom may not have impressed the football gods, but it gave real clues to Villa's capacity to win promotion. David, Dan* and Chris look ahead to the Wembley final against Derby County, discuss Villa penalty shoot-out memories and have a bit of fun with a one-off Villa players vs the Baggies touch count...


We Are Villa - F**k the Albion

One leg down, one leg to go. Aston Villa hold a slight advantage from the first leg of the Championship play-off semi-final at Villa Park against West Bromwich Albion. David and Chris are joined by Max Stokes (Villa On Tour) to discuss all the major talking points of the game, as well as looking ahead to the crunch second leg. Enjoy! UTV SUPPORT THE SHOW! If you want the podcast show to continue and grow in 2019 and to be more frequent, please do support the show by becoming a MOMS...


Aston Villa's Play-off Destiny

Aston Villa face local rivals West Bromwich Albion over two legs in the Championship Play-off semi. David, Dan & Chris discuss their expectations of the clash. Have the stars aligned and what is different from last year's failed play-off attempt? As well as casting an eye over the recent Norwich City game, they also celebrate the wonder of Ashley Westwood and Scott Hogan, while examining Bayer Leverkusen's potential blueprint for Villa's play-off success. Good luck Villans! UTV SUPPORT...


The Rise of Resilient Villa and the Major Championship Play-off Issues

The MOMS podcast looks at some of the major questions on the eve of the Championship play-offs. Are Leeds United fading post-Spygate, after they broke the traditional Christmas promotion guarantee? Why haven't Villa beaten any of the top four Championship teams? What is Villa's potentially toughest play-off test? Also, David and Chris look back in detail at the sh*t show at Elland Road and what Villa proved in it, as well as casting an eye ahead to the dead rubber Villa Park finale against...


Aston Villa - The Freshest and Most Resilient of the Play-off Teams?

Excuse us, while we catch up a little. With a new post-Leeds show on the horizon, this show, which was originally slated before Easter, looks at Villa's advantages in the play-offs and looks back at the key Bristol City game. MOMS is joined by Dan Rodgers of the Villa Underground and Max Stokes of Villa on Tour to discuss their feelings on the Championship play-offs that are fast approaching. They also discuss a sign that it could be Villa's year for promotion and how one football fan...


7Up Comeback Kings Aston Villa Show Credentials

It seems Aston Villa refuse to give up their winning run, as it extended to seven games with two remarkable comebacks, both with very different narratives. David, Chris and Dan, discuss the injury-time miracle versus Sheffield Wednesday and the 10-men New York stadium resurrection against Rotherham. The P-word, surely can be said out aloud now without fear? The trio also cast their eye on FA Cup semi-final ticket prices, pundit pickles, clickbait tennis and once again flick on the switch to...