League Play In
Claret and blue shirts, white shorts
My first visit to Turf Moor on Tuesday 26th 0ctober 2004 wasn`t a very happy one. I went to watch Villa play Burnley in the Carling Cup. Villa lost embarassingly 3-1 to the lower division side.
The one good thing about it for me was the stand that we sat in, it wasn`t architecturally spectacular or anything, just basic but it was good to get back to the old style stadium with wooden seats. Just like the old days before the sanitized, identikit stadiums started to be built. To watch the match the only equipment you really need is a good strong voice to sing your club`s songs and encourage the team and your eyes to actually watch the game, some people do take a pair of binoculars if they sit far from the pitch.
Apart from the above the club s encourage you to buy their merchandise to enhance your matchday experience, you can buy virtually anything from hats and scarfs to the full blown replica kit, which generally is updated annually.