Holte History

Holte History: Villans at the World Cup

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Several Villa players have had their moments at a World Cup and this edition of Holte History examines that.

Holte History: Stan Crowther

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Remembering the life of an Aston Villa hero.

Holte History: 1913 FA Cup Final

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Aston Villa and Sunderland did not like each other.

Holte History: Death and Glory

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These two player may not have been the greatest tandem in sports. But the nickname as a duo should alone put them in the conversation.

Holte History: Aston Villa 3, West Ham 0

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This week's Holte History is a trip into the very recent past.

Holte History: Andy Ducat

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Andy Ducat is not the best player in Villa's history, but might he be the best athlete?

Holte History: Johnny Dixon

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Johnny Dixon was the captain of one of Villa's most important teams ever.

Holte History: Tommy Ball

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This week's Holte History takes a look at one of Villa's darkest moments.

Holte History: Howard Spencer

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Howard Spencer: great player, great person, legendary Villan.

Holte History: 1981-82 European Cup

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"Shaw, Williams, prepared to venture down the left. There's a good ball in for Tony Morley. Oh, it must be and it is! It's Peter Withe."

Holte History: Not Quite Legends

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Club icons they're not.

Holte History: 1886-87 FA Cup

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A look at Villa's 1886-87 FA Cup campaign.

Holte History: Archie Hunter

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Archie Hunter was one of Aston Villa's first true legends.

Holte History: Eric Houghton

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Eric Houghton loved Aston Villa. And Aston Villa loved Eric Houghton.

Holte History: Con Martin

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It would be nice to have a player of Con Martin's abilities in the Villa squad today.

Holte History: Charlie Aitken

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This man played quite a long time at Villa Park.

Holte History: Pongo Waring

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The last Aston Villa player to lead the top division in England in scoring was Peter Withe in the 1980-81 season. Withe scored 20 goals in 42 games that season, finishing joint top with Steve...

Holte History: 1961 Football League Cup Final

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The late 1950s and early 60s can be seen as a bit of a new era in football. The European Cup, now of course known as the Champions League, was founded in 1955. And in England many clubs began to...

Holte History: John Devey

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In last week's Holte History, we discussed an Aston Villa player of the late 1800s who did not have a big impact at the club. This week, we will go back to that time period for a different Villan....

Holte History: Willie Groves

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Most of the Holte History articles will be about a player, manager, game, etc, that has a major part in Villa's story as a club. But this week's profilee isn't a Villa legend. He wasn't at Villa...

Holte History: Tony Morley

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"Shaw, Williams, prepared to venture down the left. There's a good ball played in for Tony Morley. Oh, it must be and it is! It's Peter Withe." Those words said by Brian Moore are something that...

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