Brian Little should be thanked when it comes to the success of Aston Villa legend Ian Taylor. Little's first opening of the claret and blue cheque book was in December 2004 when he brought the central midfielder to
He was a pivotal figure in Little's side and his goal helped Villa to the 1996 Coca Cola Cup final win against Leeds United at Wembley where the Claret and Blue gained a comfortable 3-0 victory.
Villa enjoyed an impressive campaign in the UEFA Cup during the 1997/98 season where they eventually got knocked out at the Quarter-final stage against Atletico
Ian played an integral part in the last ever FA Cup final at Wembley which eventually concluded in a 1-0 defeat to
He was a real box-to-box midfielder with immense stamina and a hero to all Villa Fans.
The top notch midfielder then moved on to
After meeting the legend and grabbing a few words prior to the friendly against
He even attends each Villa fixture across the city, in the away end, showing his fantastic dedication to the cause and how loyal to the club he is. This deserves high acclaim because as all football fans know loyalty is a rare commodity in modern football.
On 23rd April 2007,