The ex-Villa boss was delighted to see his former side win and their rivals lose in the Championship...
Indeed, the former Villa boss was delighted to see the Midlands outfit win while Birmingham City lost at home to Sheffield Wednesday at the same time.
That brought back good memories for Gregory and no doubt made plenty of supporters smile at a vital and rare win.
Birmingham lost 2-1 to Sheffield Wednesday and Aston Villa were convincing as they bet Norwich City 2-0.
It's too early to suggest Villa can still turn their season around as Norwich are the worst side in the Premier League based on recent form.
But Remi Garde's men can certainly set themselves the target of catching Sunderland - who are also struggling. After that, Aston Villa can see what remains possible...
As for Birmingham, Wednesday are now in the Championship play-offs, with the Blues three points back in eighth place.