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Author Topic: Gary Gardner - Retired  (Read 116175 times)

Offline TheSandman

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #75 on: February 12, 2014, 04:04:45 PM »
This is a good move. Let him build his fitness and get used to the pace of first team action. I think a good spell there might earn him a new contract with us.

Offline Pat McMahon

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #76 on: February 12, 2014, 04:38:10 PM »
A Wednesday mate was asking about him earlier today. He was reminding me that they had Agbonlahor on loan there around 2005 and apparently he was awful for them. I told him that after his injuries I have no idea what they are getting.

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #77 on: February 12, 2014, 05:50:06 PM »
A Wednesday mate was asking about him earlier today. He was reminding me that they had Agbonlahor on loan there around 2005 and apparently he was awful for them. I told him that after his injuries I have no idea what they are getting.

I remember one villa manager saying that Agbonlahor was basically on his way out but they kept him on purely because he was such a freak of an athlete.  Therefore I'm not surprised that he was bobbins at Wednesday as it's taken him a few years to go from a player purely with pace, to what he is is now, a pretty decent footballer capable of playing in a number of positions.

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #78 on: February 12, 2014, 06:12:11 PM »
Big opportunity for Gardner and I hope he shines up there - I fear if we do release him in the summer it could be a mistake and I'd like to see him earn a new deal .

Offline walsall villain

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #79 on: February 12, 2014, 07:00:10 PM »
He really needs to get playing so this is good news. Good luck to him

Offline darren woolley

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #80 on: February 14, 2014, 02:01:05 PM »
I hope he does well on loan he needs game time it will do him good.

Offline N'ZMAV

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #81 on: February 14, 2014, 02:46:31 PM »
I don't think Gardner will play for Villa again.

Offline Damo70

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #82 on: February 14, 2014, 02:53:06 PM »
Gone on loan to Sheffield Wednesday. Hope he does well there!

Been on a good run results wise! Until last night!

He will be playing for SGT's old coaching team of Stuart Gray and John Deehan.

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #83 on: February 14, 2014, 11:39:56 PM »
Well, he certainly didn't produce anything in line with the acclaim some hold him. People have posted he's the next Gerrard and will captain England, based on what I do not know. File under Stefan Moore.

Gary Gardner has played for England at a World Cup and he's also scored for England U21s.





Stefan Moore has never played for England at any level.

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #84 on: February 14, 2014, 11:46:47 PM »


Stefan Moore has never played for England at any level.


Stefan Moore played for Aston Villa, which pisses over anything else he could have done.

Offline villan from luton

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #85 on: February 14, 2014, 11:50:21 PM »
Gone on loan to Sheffield Wednesday. Hope he does well there!

Been on a good run results wise! Until last night!

He will be playing for SGT's old coaching team of Stuart Gray and John Deehan.

I got my first player of the year trophy presented to me by John Deehan in 1976 and was so good to a young lad. Loved watching him the following season especially in my best ever Villa team.

Offline villan from luton

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #86 on: February 14, 2014, 11:52:22 PM »
I hope Gary Gardner can get some form, has been really frustrating for him no doubt and really hope it works out for him. Saw him pre-season at Luton in deep lying role and didnt think it suited him tbh.

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #87 on: February 15, 2014, 12:14:51 AM »
I reckon he'll get a new deal unless his fitness is totally shot now at prem level.

He lost a year of his career to a cruciate so I'd give him a new one year deal personally.

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #88 on: February 15, 2014, 07:20:27 AM »

I got my first player of the year trophy presented to me by John Deehan in 1976 and was so good to a young lad. Loved watching him the following season especially in my best ever Villa team.
Yep, fantastic side, with Gray, Deehan and Brian scoring for fun.

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #89 on: February 15, 2014, 08:29:02 AM »
I played against John Deehan ( Lyndon 5th Year v his school St Peters!) and although I would go on to admire him as a player I always reckoned our centre forward, Vance Burkhill,was a better player. Then again what do I know. That forward line of Deehan, Little and Gray was just awesome.