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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...

Duration: 00:34:35

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...

Duration: 00:48:37

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...

Duration: 00:34:36

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...

Duration: 00:39:10

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...

Duration: 00:35:47

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...

Duration: 00:43:46

MOMS Aston Villa Podcast Ep. 24: Season Starts With Progress and Question Marks

Aston Villa are unbeaten and still in the League Cup. That's two things they failed to do after the first two games last season in the Championship. David and Dan reflect back on the league opener against Hull City and the mid-week League Cup away win in the rain of Colchester. They have a closer look at players that haven't really got up and running at Villa, such as Scott Hogan, Conor Hourihane and Birkir Bjarnason. And also access whether the team's young hopefuls such as Andre Green...

Duration: 00:35:01

MOMS Aston Villa Podcast Ep. 23: A New Hope - Promotion or Bust!

Welcome to the 2017/18 season. My Old Man Said podcast's presenters David and Dan look back over Aston Villa's pre-season - the signings, the exits, the hope, the disillusion, the ambition, Bruce's Plan A/B and the goal of promotion. On route, they also discuss stuff like Sienna Miller, golf, theatre, Villa having five players in a recent England team, and Dan once again explains why he doesn't think football is complicated. Occasionally, they are rudely interrupted by...

Duration: 01:04:12

MOMS Aston Villa Podcast Ep. 22 - Changes at Villa, from FCG to OAPs (including John Terry)

As Aston Villa prepare for what has to be a serious Championship promotion assault, David and Dan look at the proposed changes off the field, as detailed in the recent Fan Consultation Group (FCG) meeting, and on it, most notably with the signing of talisman figure John Terry. Can a team that finished a lowly 13th last season, turn it all around this season to get back amongst the crazy money of the Premier League? We'll discuss many other factors too, as we begin to rev up for a new...

Duration: 00:53:00

MOMS Episode 21.5 - Literally Watching Villa Blind

My Old Man Said chats to long time Villa supporter John Flanner about Villa's last season and also the changes of going to Villa Park over the decades, having turned blind when he was a teenager, 50-years ago. Amongst other topics, we talk about the troubled late 60's for Villa, Brummies' old habits of watching Villa, Baggies and Blues on alternate weeks, mixed fans together at derby games, Zulu death threats, the best kind of Villa chants, Villa not having their own song and his recently...

Duration: 00:22:39

MOMS Podcast Episode 21 - Villa Life Finishing Unlucky 13th and What Randy Lerner is Thinking

The season is over and Villa finished 18 points shy of the Championship play-off spots in 13th place. Can it get any worse? Of course it can, we're Aston Villa! So factor in: .winning the title for Newcastle, the Blues staying up, getting another player sent off and also fans getting a load of flags nicked, and there's plenty of material for your hosts David and Dan to discuss and laugh about in the My Old Man Said end of season podcast show. Topics include: Xia's rating of Villa's...

Duration: 00:40:01

MOMS Extra Ep. 20.5 - Heineken & Clueless Football - F**k that Sh*t!

David and Dan are back in the pub (or the pub's shed in their beer garden) for a 'live and raw' show before Aston Villa's last game of the season against Brighton. There's discussion on free drinks, Steve Bruce's anger, the increasing list of players that need shipping out and the way forward after Kodjia's injury. We also ask the question, should Villa have made the play-offs and are the excuses for not making them actually warranted? There's the return of Twitter with Tony and also...

Duration: 00:25:25

MOMS Aston Villa Podcast Ep. 20 - One Shot, One Gabby, One Derby Win

Steve Bruce called it Villa's worst game of the season, but none brought Villa supporters more joy. David, Dan and Negatron discuss the latest Second City Derby, the return of Gabby, what is happening with Villa's forward play, why can't Villa play football, the shift in summer transfer needs and Ugo Ehiogu's urban myth. Also, chat turns to the fall of Leeds, Blues chances of staying in the Championship, Villa Park invaders and 8am drinking. Plus, there's Jedinak's Jungle and the birth of...

Duration: 00:42:45

MOMS 19 - Villa vs Redknapp and Scary Prospects About Next Season

With the Villa vs Blues derby receiving an extra double dose of intrigue - namely Jonathan Kodjia's suspension and the return to football of Harry Redknapp as the Blues' interim boss - there's plenty to talk about going into what is the most keenly anticipated game at Villa Park this season. David and Dan reflect the performance issue highlighted by the Easter defeats. How Bruce can get this team going? What's up with McCormack? Hogan and Grealish's potential roles in the derby and...

Duration: 00:30:21

MOMS Extra Ep. 18.5 - First Villa vs Blues Derby Experiences

On the eve of Harry Redknapp bringing the Blues to Villa Park in his first game, My Old Man Said Podcast folk David, Dan and Chad relive their first Aston Villa vs Birmingham City Second City derbies in a segment that originally ran in Episode 10. There's the cup game from the 1993/94 season, the Enckelman Nightmare of 2002 and the majestic 5-1 Villa Park win in 2008. Enjoy. Don't forget to support the MOMS podcast by becoming a MOMS Patron - UTV Podcast details...

Duration: 00:11:00

MOMS Ep. 18 - Play-off Miracle Deflates as Team Rises

The last gasp dash to the play-offs draws to a halt after Aston Villa fail to beat a stubborn Burton side, but it's a time for reflection rather than disappointment. David and Dan look at Villa's core failure this season, the recent improvement and the further improvement needed. They also answer questions like will there be life with and without Kodjia? Does Grealish have a place in Bruce's plans next season? Is Jedinak a midfield sweeper? Who do Villa need to complete their first XI? As...

Duration: 00:58:28

MOMS Ep. 17 - Aston Villa's Form, Folly and Future

David and Dan look at the transformation of a team that couldn't win in 2017 to becoming the team now top of the Championship form table. The bigger questions are also looked at: Can Villa go through the gears to become a promotion team next season? What's missing? Can we transcend just grinding out results? As well as the return of Twitter with Tony and Jedinak's Jungle, we also answer listener's burning questions - from who's the best Villa manager since Martin O'Neill to can Kodjia and...

Duration: 01:00:07

MOMS Extra Ep. 16 - The 2017 Resurrection

After a break of a few weeks due to personal and technical issues the My Old Man Said podcast returns to catch up on a issues in the Villa universe. The play-off hopes maybe over, so it's time to look at some other issues before we catch up in a future episode with what's been happening on the pitch. We look at Tony Xia's focus turning from this season to next, his request for ideas for improved match experience at Villa Park (adult mascots!!!) and what went wrong this season. This...

Duration: 00:34:27

MOMS Extra Ep. 15.5 - Transfer Turnaround & Meeting Bruce

The bonus episode of the My Old Man Said podcast that's recorded in a pub. We bring the podcast series up to date, looking at Aston Villa's transfer activity - in and out - and also share some insights into the recent Fan Consultation Group meeting with Steve Bruce. David and Dan also touch on the shambles that was the trip to Brentford (aka Pub Team), as Villa's fading promotion hopes were dealt another hammer blow. Oh joy (and doom). UTV Support the MOMS podcast by becoming a Patron -...

Duration: 00:37:34

Episode 15 - I Hate Sophisticated Football & Other Villa Stories

After a winter break* the MOMS podcast is back for more claret & blue fun and frolics. As the transfer window closes and we prepare for the dawn of the Steve Bruce footballing revolution with a team littered with his own players, we look at what's been going wrong, the recent performances, and how some of the new buys will help the team. David, Dan and Chad also look at the McCormack situation and evaluate Bruce's tenure so far. UTV *Apologies for delay with this episode, we did record one...

Duration: 01:28:29

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