During yesterday’s fixture with Birmingham City, our Howard managed to grab a photo with Tony Xia – Villa’s chairman.
In other news, Howard appeared on the BBCWM West Midlands Football Phone-in at the 52 minute mark to discuss the tragic passing of Ugo Ehiogu as well as discuss the Birmingham City Match (were his predictions right?)
Howard appeared on the West Midlands Football Phone In to talk about Villa’s disappointing position in the EFL Championship, the potential of Jack Grealish and Villa under Bruce. You can listen here from the 25:40 mark.
AVST’s Howard Hodgson made a number of appearances on the radio this week to reflect on the life of the recently departed Dalian Atkinson. At fifty-four minutes in, Howard can be heard here on the BBC WM Football Phone-in. As well as that appearance, you can read and listen to Howard’s glowing tribute to Atkinson on talkRADIO here. 7500toHolte and Stevie Green of the Aston Villa Review remember Dalian in a longform piece here. Finally, we have a video to share from ‘The Villa View’.
Aston Villa have today announced a new five year partnership with Under Armour. The new kits, released today are set to make Villa fans look good down in B6. Let’s hope the football matches the quality of these!
Following Tony Xia’s takeover of Aston Villa Football Club, AVST Director Howard Hodgson was invited onto The Paul Franks Show (BBC WM) to speak on behalf of the Aston Villa Supporters Trust regarding the current situation at the football club. Howard discussed the uncertainty regarding the finances behind the deal as well as his optimism and hope that Tony Xia can put Aston Villa back on a good path. The manager situation is also discussed, although it is still unclear who exactly will be the man…