Ron Saunders

Mr 110% was manager of Aston Villa between 1974-1982, where he won promotion to the First Division in his first season whilst lifting the League Cup. A year later, ‘Popeye’ was at it again and was leading the claret and blues to League Cup success for the second consecutive year. In 1981, he led the […]

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The 1994 League Cup Final: A boy’s memories of Wembley

I had already been up for a couple of hours, pacing around the house in my Aston Villa shirt, waiting for my dad to come home from work. He’d been working all night on the railway and our taxi to take us to the train station was booked for 10am. Just before I started to […]

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