Interview With Steve Stride
Following on from our interviews with Dennis Mortimer and General Charles Krulak, as well as our in the pipeline interview with Paul Birch, Vital Villa has lined up operations director Steve Stride to answer your questions.
Simply leave your questions in the article comments box below or ask away in the forum thread.
Out of respect for this site and also for Steve who has kindly agreed to do this, can I ask you to be fair in your questions please!
Details on Steve from Wikepedia:
Steve Stride is currently Operations Director of Aston Villa, having been employed at the club since 1972.
Originally recruited as an admin assistant, Stride quickly rose through the ranks at Villa Park, spending a lengthy time as Club Secretary before being elected to the board in 1997. To mark 25 years at the club, Stride released the book 'Stride inside the Villa', chronicling his time at the club.
In the Summer of 2005, Stride was responsible for the running of the club when Doug Ellis was recovering from a Heart Bypass operation.
In September 2006, Stride became the only existing Aston Villa Director to be part of Randy Lerner's new board following the American Billionaire's takeover of the club.