GYAR! Shiver me main brace and splice me timbers, hold on to your dubloons fair readers for tis time for Cap’n BBM to tell you a tale of ghostly revenge, vast piles of gold and mad Villains. A tale we call – the Curse of the Claret and Blue
Legend tells of a team in the Premier League that time forgot, a team everyone outside the West Midlands struggles to recall when asked to name all 20 Premier League clubs, a team run by a mad pirate king called Gerard Houllier who’s time in charge has been so inconsequential and unnoteworthy that the club’s very existence is doubted by the so called scholars at the FA who need solid proof before they’ll believe in something so ephemeral.
But that all changed a couple of weeks ago me old buccaneers. Like that bit at the start of the first Pirates of the
And is if to underline how much Villa’s absence from national headlines has got to them, they’ve somehow managed to top
“His arrival sends out a clear message about our ambition. We’ve brought him down here to spearhead our efforts and to help build something strong and lasting at our club.”