It suddenly seems a lifetime ago from when we saw John McGinn net on the opening day of a new, exciting and hopefully compelling campaign. Spurs were there for the taking on day one and we missed the opportunity to come back with a bang. Annoyingly, that story now seems all too familiar as we […]
New Year’s Day 1990. I stood in the away end at Stamford Bridge and watched Graham Taylor’s imperious Villa team dismantle a tricky Chelsea side. Second half goals from Kevin Gage, Tony Daley and David Platt gave us a 3-0 win. In a memorable holiday season we’d also beaten Man United and Arsenal, scoring 8 goals and conceding just one. We stood second in the table, 4 points behind Liverpool.