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MOMS #49: Aston Villa's Search for Style, Snap, Crackle & Pop

In the second show of the week, David Michael is joined by Chris Budd, for an impromptu show discussing a wide range of matters from, Villa kits and Lego Villa Parks to a full assessment of the current Aston Villa squad and a look at the shortfall in Bruce's tactics. Into the third Championship season for Villa and Steve Bruce still seems to be going game-to-game relying on player's quality to pull them through, rather than having any team style or identity. Is he in the progress of...


MOMS #48: Super Jack - The Show Goes On!

It's been a busy couple of weeks or so in the Villa-verse, as the new Aston Villa owners have started to prove their worth. They've took Financial Fair Play by the horns, got in some unexpected signings before the transfer window shut and also fended off Spurs and their attempt to get a cut price Jack Grealish. Flying solo on the podcast for the first time (normal service will be resumed on the next episode), MOMS David Michael discusses keeping Super Jack, meeting the new Villa owners...


MOMS #47: How Many Billionaires Does it Take to Save a Football Club?

Recorded shortly after the Bass Vase pre-season victory vs Burton , My Old Man Said's David and Dan discuss the new Aston Villa owners Wes Edens and Nassef Sawiris, Jack Grealish's situation and a bunch of other issues going into the 2018/19 season...a dreaded third in the row in the Championship. Listener questions sent in via Instagram are tackled from the serious to the dubious. Stay listening post the end credits for the burning question of dressing room nutsacks. MOMS has actually...


MOMS #46: The Wizard of Xia - Aston Villa's Humbug?

The play-off final is lost and Aston Villa FC go into financial meltdown. What happened to the big promises to Villa supporters of Dr Tony Xia? The Chinese chairman sacks the CEO Keith Wyness and tries to organise a rudderless club for a third season in the Championship via conference calls from Bejjing. My Old Man Said's David and Dan pick through the bones of Villa's fiscal woe and farce, while trying to have some laughs along the way in the face of adversity. There's 'Twitter With...


MOMS Episode 45: Aston Villa Wembley Parklife Session

Aston Villa are now 90 minutes (and maybe some extra-time and penalties) away from a return to the Premier League. My Old Man Said's David and Dan take the podcast into the great outdoors and enjoy a pre-Wembley detox in a Birmingham park, where the park life literally takes over the show in dramatic effect. Warning: there is strong language! In a more casual than usual setting, we discuss the fallout from the Boro game at Villa Park - from over-hype, giant invisible flags and pitch...


MOMS Bonus: Gabby Agbonlahor's Alternative Farewell Speech

Were you underwhelmed by Gabby Agbonlahor's short on-pitch farewell speech (in opening credits) to Aston Villa supporters after the last regular game of the season at Villa Park? If so, here's the alternative Churchillian style, heartfelt and inspiring speech, we wish Gabby had delivered to the House of Villans. The sketch originally appeared at the end of Episode 44 of the My Old Man Said podcast, so just in case you didn't have the stamina to make it that far, we thought we'd give you a...


MOMS 44: Aston Villa vs Middlesbrough Play-off Mega Mix Special

Silly and sophisicated, My Old Man Said fully opens the fourth dimension of podcast crazy to look ahead to Aston Villa's play-off battle against Middlesbrough. David and Dan, look at how the season ended in the PL and EFL, before focusing on the double-header against Boro. The show is bookended by Gabby Agbonlahor's goodbye speech and the Churchillian farewell he perhaps should have given Villans. There's a season's recap of Tony's Tweets and the return of Negatron, who's getting anxious...


MOMS Ep. 43: Championship Play-off First Impressions

The My Old Man Said podcast goes to Bescot stadium to see England U-17's vs Italy U-17's before sitting down for a casual chat about Aston Villa's upcoming Championship play-off double-header with Middlesbrough. This podcast was recorded on location. Please support the show by becoming a MOMS Patron. You will get bonus patron-only episodes, advanced sneaks and also get entered into regular reward draws. More details and to become a Patron, click here: Join MOMS...


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...


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...