Former Aston Villa captain: ‘I’ve been trying to find my European Cup Final shirt for a while now'

Aston Villa 1-0 Bayern Munich, European Cup Final match at the De Kuip, Rotterdam, Holland, Wednesday 26th May 1982. (Photo by Birmingham Post and Mail Archive/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
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Former Aston Villa captain Dennis Mortimer reveals he no longer has his 1982 European Cup-winning shirt and has spent years trying to track it down.

The midfielder cemented his place in footballing history when he captained 'The Villans' to their first major continental success with a 1-0 win over Bayern Munich amid a period of English dominance in Europe.

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James Ridge is a freelance journalist based in the UK. He recently spent time with The United Stand as an online news editor and has covered the beautiful game from England’s eighth tier all the way to the Premier League.

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