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Author Topic: Gary Gardner - Retired  (Read 116157 times)

Offline The Left Side

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #225 on: August 21, 2015, 04:32:48 PM »
I didn't see that one coming!

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #226 on: August 21, 2015, 04:36:42 PM »
It is worth signing him just to piss his brother off.

Ha Ha.

"Gary Gardner has great potential which we have yet to see, but, with him signing this new contract it's a great shot in the arm for pissing his brother off."

Offline Villa in Denmark

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #227 on: August 21, 2015, 04:41:03 PM »
It is worth signing him just to piss his brother off.

Ha Ha.

"Gary Gardner has great potential which we have yet to see, but, with him signing this new contract it's a great shot in the arm for pissing his brother off."

To be fair, it is a vastly underrated entertainment form, pissing of the lesser brain celled Gardner.

Offline Percy McCarthy

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #228 on: August 21, 2015, 04:50:26 PM »
Good idea I reckon. While there are obvious doubts, I don't think we should take the risk he fulfills his potential just as his contract runs out. If he can have a really good season (on loan at Fprest I suspect) we can take advantage in a year's time by either selling him or getting him in our team.


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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #229 on: August 21, 2015, 05:09:25 PM »
I think he would have been out on loan if he were running down the last year of a contract, but after signing a new deal, I think TS is more likely to keep him around when the inevitable injuries and suspensions occur.

Offline Ron Manager

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #230 on: August 21, 2015, 05:15:53 PM »
A bit of a surprise but we are going to need numbers as the season progresses.

Offline supertom

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #231 on: August 21, 2015, 05:19:13 PM »
I'm very surprised. I thought he was fortunate after getting his last extension. Fair play to the club in showing faith because this is often a cruel business. GG deserves a bit of luck though it must be said. I hope he gets a chance to shine. He could be a useful backup this season. It saves us having to dip into the transfer market again.

Offline Drummond

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #232 on: August 21, 2015, 05:19:52 PM »
Good idea I reckon. While there are obvious doubts, I don't think we should take the risk he fulfills his potential just as his contract runs out. If he can have a really good season (on loan at Fprest I suspect) we can take advantage in a year's time by either selling him or getting him in our team.

Agreed.

Plus it's great that he wants to stay at Villa unlike his shitty sibling.

Offline Leicester_Villian

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #233 on: August 21, 2015, 05:20:29 PM »
Sorry nothing against Gardner but I really don't believe he will either make it at the level we need ......
This I believe is partly down to him being injury prone but on the odd time we have seen him he has never looked anything special
Having said the above I hope he proves both me and many others wrong

Online KRS

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #234 on: August 21, 2015, 06:20:48 PM »
Whilst its a surprise, I don't think many of us have seen enough of GG to make a decision on him one way or another particularly at PL level. The contract offer must be a sound business decision...worst case scenario is that we'd get back what we pay him in wages should we decide to sell within the next few years, or if he proves he's good enough then we'll see his value on the pitch, we wont need to spend a fortune on another player and we'll be quids in.

Offline Rudy Can't Fail

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #235 on: August 21, 2015, 06:27:05 PM »
It is worth signing him just to piss his brother off.

Is his brother still playing?

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #236 on: August 21, 2015, 06:57:11 PM »
He really needs to show he's actually got something after those injuries.

Offline UK Redsox

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #237 on: August 21, 2015, 06:57:17 PM »
It is worth signing him just to piss his brother off.

Is his brother still playing?

Who? Ricardo?

Offline ciggiesnbeer

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #238 on: August 21, 2015, 07:06:52 PM »
I am surprised. From what I have seen of him last season he is not going to make it as a premier league footballer. I don't enjoy saying that as he seems like a really decent guy. Hopefully he will prove me wrong.

Offline Tom_Mc9?

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #239 on: August 21, 2015, 07:12:33 PM »
I don't understand anyone who says they are 'underwhelmed' by this. I'm not sure how er... whelmed you can be about a young player who has had most of the key development years hampered by injury. Friends of mine who support Forest rave about him and he's obviously shown enough to convince Sherwood and his staff that he is worth giving a chance to. Good luck to him.