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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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The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday December 6 2006

Time: 5:02PM

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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
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06/12/2006 17:20:00

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
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06/12/2006 17:35:00

errrr ..... is it 9 iron? Can you send a book please.
voiceoftheholte
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06/12/2006 17:42:00

Or how about the book Villains is written by Danny Brown & Paul Brittle. What is the name of Aston Villa ground.
still skeggy
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06/12/2006 18:07:00

Mr Fear promoting hooliganism :O
danvilla2
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06/12/2006 18:07:00

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
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06/12/2006 18:16:00

Only joking feary!!
danvilla2
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06/12/2006 19:08:00

Was introduced to Paul Brittle after the Fulham game - seemed a nice chap. Be interested to read about his 'darker' side.
mackaavfc
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06/12/2006 19:38:00

That would be a good read. Remember the running battles in the Holte end in the late 60s?
jonah
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07/12/2006 06:26:00

Thank God for seperation,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
col8
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07/12/2006 07:45:00

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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07/12/2006 09:45:00

 

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