Villa Hero - Paul Birch - RIP
Oh no, more awful awful news. This is a very sad day.
A statement from Neil Rioch, Chairman of the Aston Villa Former Players Association:
'It is with the greatest sadness that I inform you that former Aston Villa & Wolves player Paul Birch passed away this morning (Monday 2nd February 2009) in Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield after a long and courageous battle against cancer.
I will inform you of funeral arrangements as soon as they are known.'
RIP Birchy, you'll be forever in our hearts.