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Villain Competition - Coming Soon

Coming tomorrow, a chance to win one of two copies of ...

Villains
The Inside Story of Aston Villa’s Hooligan Gangs
By Danny Brown & Paul Brittle


The story of the terrace army, has never been told – until now.



VILLAINS traces the Villa gangs from the 1960s up to the present day.

The book is available in most WHS, Waterstone's, Border's and HMV stores (certainly across the west midlands) and it is available to order at 15.99 with free p&p on all UK orders from the Milo Books website www.milobooks.com

More details and competition tomorrow......






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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday December 6 2006

Time: 5:02PM

Your Comments

Can I have a guess at the question please? errr... how about "Villains is a book about gangs from which club - a) Villa b) Ministry of Sound c) 9 iron
DeanoVilla
No, we need a more appropriate question. Something along the lines of, Name the eight clubs whose end we took in the 74-75 season.
glensider
errrr ..... is it 9 iron? Can you send a book please.
voiceoftheholte
Or how about the book Villains is written by Danny Brown & Paul Brittle. What is the name of Aston Villa ground.
still skeggy
Mr Fear promoting hooliganism :O
danvilla2
I don't think the book promotes hooliganism to be honest Danvilla! It is a frank and open book but certainly doesn't glamorize things and all the guys involved in the writing are now 'retired'. I think it is a fascinating part of the counter culture of football, especially what went on in the 80's and early 90's. I'm looking forward to reading it, should be a fascinating read.
The Fear
Only joking feary!!
danvilla2
Was introduced to Paul Brittle after the Fulham game - seemed a nice chap. Be interested to read about his 'darker' side.
mackaavfc
That would be a good read. Remember the running battles in the Holte end in the late 60s?
jonah
Thank God for seperation,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
col8
Or the mounted police charges across Aston park after we had played SHA. The bad old days, I don't miss them.
jonah
 

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