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Author Topic: Bodymoor Heath visit  (Read 2183 times)

Offline edlisle22

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Bodymoor Heath visit
« on: January 16, 2018, 02:26:57 PM »
Hello fellow Villa fans,

I'm looking at visiting the training ground next week time with my lad. Has anyone had any recent experiences there? What time is best to get there? Do the players actually stop to sign autographs?

Thanks in advance for any help.


Offline spk

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Re: Bodymoor Heath visit
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2018, 10:55:18 PM »
Yes they do,Jack is very chatty,as was Gabby,Hutton and Johnson.Only person who didnt stop was Richards.Best time to get there is sat 1 as they all leave after lunch.The security guard is very helpful and there is plenty of place to park.Take a shirt or a book because you will get plenty of autographs.Enjoy.

Offline edlisle22

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Re: Bodymoor Heath visit
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2018, 09:23:18 AM »
Thanks very much mate, very helpful and good to to hear they stop! Did you say to get there for 1pm in the week as we were gonna go on a Thursday?

Offline sirlordbaltimore

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Re: Bodymoor Heath visit
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2018, 04:00:18 PM »


From previous experience, some players leave earlier, maybe 12 onwards. Depends if they're staying to eat i assume

Also, might be wise to ring the Villa Park switchboard woman first just to double check they're training the day before you set off

Have fun!

Offline spk

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Re: Bodymoor Heath visit
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2018, 11:30:31 PM »
I take my brothers kids down,and yes its worth while.You will see some very flash motors as well !

Offline knowsleyvillain

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Re: Bodymoor Heath visit
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2018, 05:51:31 AM »
Looking to stay in Birmingham  for a few days after the Wigan game might take a visit up the training ground Monday with the kids is around 12 the best time to catch the players coming out?

Offline spk

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Re: Bodymoor Heath visit
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2018, 06:39:12 AM »
Yeah 12 -2 is the busy time.

Offline Tayls_7

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Re: Bodymoor Heath visit
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2018, 11:01:21 AM »
Looking to stay in Birmingham  for a few days after the Wigan game might take a visit up the training ground Monday with the kids is around 12 the best time to catch the players coming out?

And McCormack coming in.

Offline knowsleyvillain

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Re: Bodymoor Heath visit
« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2018, 10:36:20 PM »
Cheers spk.

Offline Dazvillain

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Re: Bodymoor Heath visit
« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2018, 09:27:05 AM »
Just watched the sky reporter clip from outside BMH and notice a different layout from a couple of years ago where gatehouse now on left. Used to be able to park just inside there....still the case ?

And most interestingly the branding now back to BMH and Recon training complex now removed. Not seen any movement on companies house about our company name changing as still had reference there to Recon or have we left that group completely with Dr T only having minority stake now ?

Sorry so many questions, just really interested

Offline eddiemunster

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Re: Bodymoor Heath visit
« Reply #10 on: October 11, 2018, 10:29:10 AM »
Any chance of an environmental health "Hit Squad" ,attending BMH and wiping out the vermin that have infested the place for so long???