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Author Topic: Gary Gardner - Retired  (Read 116138 times)

Offline footyskillz

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #525 on: October 19, 2016, 09:30:14 PM »
He is on twitter a lot and is very receptive to comments - he comes across as a really decent lad and i hope he has a very good season for us - think there have been a few nerves with him - could do with a nice goal to get him in his stride.

Yes he acknowledge fans on his Twitter and posted up celebrations worth a look

Offline eamonn

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #526 on: October 19, 2016, 09:35:10 PM »
Nice gerunding of "rapport", 'skills. Arguably the best since Saranyu coined " funeraling".

Offline Villafirst

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #527 on: October 19, 2016, 09:50:27 PM »
I think he'll thrive under Bruce. Forest fans were disappointed to lose him after last year's loan spell. The guy certainly has ability.

Offline Hairbandinho

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #528 on: October 19, 2016, 09:57:25 PM »
He did well last night. This makes me happy

Offline PeterWithe

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #529 on: October 19, 2016, 10:11:34 PM »
I'm a big fan and am on record as saying he's the best youth player I've ever seen, but, he needs to be a lot more than OK against Reading to silence the doubters. A move in the right direction mind.

Offline ciggiesnbeer

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #530 on: October 19, 2016, 11:43:13 PM »
Happy for the lad. I hope he continues to make my previous negative comments about him look foolish. Good job.

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #531 on: October 19, 2016, 11:47:23 PM »
Played a key role in both goals from the highlights I've seen.

Offline footyskillz

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #532 on: October 20, 2016, 09:21:52 AM »

Villa fans react to Gards performance

http://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2016/10/19/aston-villa-fans-react-on-twitter-to-gary-gardners-performance-a/


Also writing in Birmingham Mail and What Bruce said in Gards
Bruce did reserve extra praise for Gardner who made his first start in six weeks as Villa finally banished their away-day blues.

After watching the 24-year-old play a part in both of Villa’s goals and also put in a disciplined display to stifle the Reading attack, the manager said:

“I wanted to have a look at a few people and Gary was one who hadn’t been involved much recently.

“He put in a terrific performance. He was excellent.”

The midfielder is now expected to keep his place in the team for the home game against Fulham.

His effort and enthusiasm was not lost on Bruce and Gardner also showed his durability by ploughing forward late in the game to set up Jordan Ayew in what proved to be the decisive attack of the game.

Offline footyskillz

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #533 on: October 20, 2016, 09:23:30 AM »
Nice gerunding of "rapport", 'skills. Arguably the best since Saranyu coined " funeraling".

Thanking you

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #534 on: October 20, 2016, 10:39:35 AM »
I'm a big fan and am on record as saying he's the best youth player I've ever seen, but, he needs to be a lot more than OK against Reading to silence the doubters. A move in the right direction mind.

He was ,  pre serious injuries , regarded by many outside Villa Park as one of the  best youth player's in the Country , indeed , it was reported back when he was 18 , that Inter Milan were interested in him .....Godzvilla!

" Rafa Benitez mulling over shock bid for Aston Villa youngster Gary Gardner
 as Inter Milan line up top English talent
" .

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-1310102/Inter-Milans-Rafa-Benitez-mulling-shock-bid-Aston-Villa-youngster-Gary-Gardner.html
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Offline footyskillz

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #535 on: October 20, 2016, 11:59:45 AM »
I would nt swap Gardner for Wilshire. And i dont see many English chelsea man city arsenal liverpool or spurs players having one of their own in midfield who is on par with him or the potential at least at 23/24 . Ryan mason only one I could think of and he was moved on all the decent young players are from southampton these days.
If he pushes on the next 18 months be massive for him. Last we forget he was injured but before he was a captain and rates highly in football . There must be a reason we kept him and 5 years on after making debut great to see the progress! 

Offline Chris Jameson

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #536 on: October 20, 2016, 01:19:13 PM »
At 23/24 you should be well beyond 'potential'.

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #537 on: October 20, 2016, 01:24:52 PM »
He needs to perform consistently well to convince me.
I still think he's poor despite not seeing him play at Reading

Offline Duncan Shaw

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #538 on: October 20, 2016, 01:31:17 PM »
At 23/24 you should be well beyond 'potential'.
Whilst this is true, he's probably 24 months behind in terms of missed time through injury.

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #539 on: October 20, 2016, 03:15:05 PM »
It would be about bloody time that we have a player from our own ranks that starts to perform and be an excellent player. Would love him to be our most important player for years to come (and not get injured)