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MOMS Ep. 42: Aston Villa from 2nd to Play-off Uncertainty

After two months off, the My Old Man Said podcast returns to chart Aston Villa's path to the play-offs, after automatic promotion loomed after the last episode. Dan Rodgers of the Villa Underground returns from his exile to join MOMS David Michael in a double-length show, that makes up for lost time, discussing a wide range of topics : government petition! Also back are - Jedinak's Jungle, Twitter With Tony and Your God, Randy. Please support the show by becoming a MOMS Patron. You will...


MOMS Extra Ep.41.5 - Fulham vs Villa Preview & Which Villa Players are Good Enough for PL?

A bonus preview show for Fulham vs Aston Villa, in what could be a pivotal game for Villa and the Championship promotion picture, as the division's two top form teams in 2018 go head-to-head. Can Fulham end Villa's long winning run? Also, in the show we discuss the question of which of the current Villa team would be in the first team if Aston Villa were in the Premier League next season. This is just a quick straight-up additional bonus episode. Check out Episode 41 for the full...


MOMS Extra 40.5 - Second City Derby Special & Three Valuable Villans

If all goes to plan (i.e. promotion), this could be Aston Villa's last league clash with Birmingham City, for a while. So to honour that, here's an extra Second City Derby preview MOMS podcast show. As well as looking at the match ahead and potential changes Steve Bruce and his coaching team may make to the unchanged line-up of recent games, we look at how Villa may tackle the likes of Sam Gallagher and Jota. Who should play in this game as Villa's DM? Bjarnason? Jedinak? Whelan? Will...


Game of Thrones Season 8 Spoiler, Sex Tape and Aston Villa March On

Dan Rodgers returns from Belfast having witnessed a major event filming on the set of Games of Thrones season 8 to discuss with David Michael, Aston Villa's sixth win on the trot, as the club march on the automatic promotion spots. As well as talk of Games of Thrones' ginger John Carew, the recent footballer sex tape to hit the headlines makes us recall Villa player's infamous videoed transgressions. Back to the football, we look at another Championship team on an impressive run and look...


MOMS Ep.39 - 2018: Year of the Villa? 100%, Transfers & Joy.

Aston Villa's 100% record in 2018 so far, takes Aston Villa to five wins on the trot, as they complete their final transfer business for the promotion push ahead. David and Dan of the My Old Man Said podcast chew the fat over the last-minute win at Sheffield United, as well as looking at the recent prime movers in the Villa team. They also look at Villa Park being made an asset of community value (ACV), Villa's January transfer window and balk at Mesut Ozil's wages. Why did Tommy Elphick...


MOMS Ep.38 - Aston Villa Promotion March Begins, Hogan's Run, Transfer Window View

After beating Nottingham Forest and Barnsley, Aston Villa have won four games on the trot and are currently just three points off the automatic promotion spots. My Old Man Said hosts David Michael and Dan Rodgers discuss the recent factors of Villa's 100% 2018, including the emergence of Jack Grealish, the rise of Scott Hogan and the revelation of Birkir Bjarnason. Also, we question Aston Villa's approach to cup competitions after their recent limp exit from the FA Cup at the hands of...


MOMS Ep.37 - Promotion Uncertainty, Five Goals and a Bear's Arse

For the first show of 2018 we look back from the 'Mass Hysteria' of December to the New Year's Day five-goal Massacre of Bristol City. What went wrong as Villa slipped out of the play-off spots to what an under pressure Steve Bruce got right to reverse the team's fortunes going into the new year. David and Dan also talk about Steve Bruce's disturbing team selections and the issues in defence and attack, with special focus on Scott Hogan and Tommy Elphick. There's also random chat about...


MOMS Pele Interview - Bonus Show

Pele Interview Bonus Podcast Once upon a time MOMS interviewed Pele... We dig out the Pele interview from the archives and before pressing play on it, quickly look back at when Pele played at Villa Park in the Aston Villa vs Santos friendly match, his presence at Highbury in 1981 when Villa won the League title, Pele's position endorsing Viagra and also what the players of New York Cosmos used to use Ketchup bottles for. As well as discussing Pele's career, which English team he came...


MOMS Ep.36 - Steve Bruce 2018, Villa's Dark Web and Xmas Promotion Thoughts

The recent snowfall in the Birmingham area brings a surreal edge to the My Old Man Said podcast, there's talk of the Dark Web, The Last Jedi and the 2018 Steve Bruce calendar. And the sound of Jingle Bells seems to be everywhere. The show looks back at the Millwall game and the forthcoming Derby game - pondering the question of whether Scott Carson or Curtis Davis would get in the current Villa team? Other big questions are answered, such as, can Villa catch Wolves? Will Villa, WBA & the...


MOMS Ep.35 - Aston Villa's New Backbone and Flying Monkey

Christmas has come early for the Aston Villa players. As well as showing their resolve away at Elland Road, it was time for them to embrace their inner flying monkey, Power Ranger, Prince Akeem...and Chelsea player. In the latest irreverent look at the Villa week, David and Dan give their thumbs-up to the big winner in the fashion stakes at the Villa player Christmas party, ask has John Terry been a full kit w**ker this week and celebrate the goal of the season (already). Then talk gets...


MOMS Ep.34 - Piano Man, Tractor Boys and Departing Doctor Xia

The MOMS podcast takes an irreverent look at another week of Villa madness. David and Dan discuss Aston Villa's new Piano Man, the rubbish modern day version of the Peaker Blinders and 'Proper Football Men', before getting to grips with the controlled execution of Ipswich and the issues it threw up. They discuss the secret behind Albert Adomah's rise this season, the rebirth of Glenn Whelan, Samba's magical knock out blow and the quest to replace John Terry. They also look forward to...


MOMS Ep.33 - Aston Villa's Rise to Fourth Despite Terry & Kodjia Kibosh

Since the last My Old Man Said podcast episode before the international break, key Aston Villa players have been dropping like flies to injury, yet Villa have managed to rise to their highest position since dropping down to the Championship. This episode covers the period of the Sunderland, QPR, Sheffield Wednesday and Preston North End games. The show kicks off with yet another trip back in time to check out a vintage podcast from 1991, which went by the name 'Big Fat Ron's Claret and...


MOMS Ep.32 - Second City Clappers, Sponsored Fans, Hold Backs & Footy

Another Second City derby in the Championship ends as a bit of an anti-climax, but as usual, there's plenty of controversy to talk about off the pitch, as well as on it. My Old Man Said's David and Dan discuss Birmingham City vs Aston Villa, the game, the clappers, the scarves, the hold back, the Jota, the Hutton, the Terry, the Whelan, the Bruce and much more, including ending with a quick Preston preview. To honour Mile Jedinak's return, Jedinak's Jungle visits a place David...


MOMS Ep.31 - Villa vs Blues Ragnarok / Promotion Form

After a win against Fulham at Villa Park, Aston Villa are the form team in the Championship as they go into the Second City derby at St Andrews. A win against Birmingham City and they'll become automatic promotion contenders for real. David and Dan discuss Villa's current form, Pep Guardiola's ball problem and the man with the shortest Villa career ever in the hunt to be a Premier League manager, before getting into the Fulham game and previewing the battle against the Blues. Other...


MOMS Ep. 30 - Getting Mad at Kodjia with John Terry & 2009

As the international break ends, Villa go into October after being the top form team for the month of September. David and Dan, bring the podcast up to date by looking at the key issues of Villa's last game against Bolton, that gave Villa their fourth win on the trot. As well as discussing dodgy referees and Bradford City nightmares along the way, they focus in on Jonathan Kodjia's inability to pass and agree with John Terry on the matter. Will JK compromise the promotion push? There's...


MOMS Episode 29: Mass Hysteria as Aston Villa Start Winning

Recorded live at Villa Park while watching the Villa vs Brighton U-23 game, MOMS David Michael is joined by Chris Budd to discuss recent invents at Villa. Including the home win against Nottingham Forest, Ross McCormack going down under, Keith Wyness vs Donald Trump, Villa's game control problem, Villa's wingers Adomah & Snodgrass, Kodjia's role, lynchpin Davis and lots, lots more. Using time travel, we also leave Villa Park to track down Dan Rodgers of the Villa Underground to discuss...


MOMS Episode 28: A.I. Special - Steve Bruce Finally Finds First XI

Amongst the influx of random Artificial Intelligence on the show, David and Dan discuss Villa's glorious first home win of the season against Barnsley, crashing out of the League Cup to Middlesbrough and whether Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce has finally found his first eleven. Also, there's talk of Robert Snodgrass, the potential final piece of the Bruce jigsaw, the revelation of Johnstone, the Davis & Kodjia partnership, Villa's left-side left-field solution and also Harry Redknapp's...


MOMS Episode 27: Vote Steve Bruce! / Brentford and Middlesbrough Autopsy

The Aston Villa craziness keeps on coming. While the team have both stopped conceding and scoring goals, the anti-Steve Bruce social media hysteria continues to build. David & Dan give their verdict on what should happen to Bruce, in what will be ultimately a no-win situation for the manager (apart from financially). Villa's transfer secrets are revealed. The Villa Park 0-0 draws against Brentford and Middlesbrough are dissected, including the missed chances, red cards and the return of...


MOMS Episode 26: Norwich City, Wigan & Bristol City Autopsy

During the International break we look back at the three game improvement of the Norwich City, Wigan and Bristol City games, where Villa improved performances in the league and marched on in the League Cup with their second string. During the reflection we look at the #BruceOut uprising, the Kienan Davis revolution, Andre Green finding his final touch, the fall of Gary Gardner, the return of the Villa Youth, Steve Bruce's three CB's controversy and the mention the signing of Robert...


MOMS Episode 25: Steve Bruce Faces Fire and Fury

If you believe the 'football scholars' on social media, Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce is one or two bad results away from being sacked. A judgment made regardless of the fact, that he's just had his first preseason and bought in another batch of players. In the real world, he'll certainly get more than three games to prove his credentials, but patience is running thin and the football is still woeful. David and Dan of the My Old Man Said podcast have always maintained the brand of football...


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