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Online PeterWithesShin

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Re: Greatest Premier League game?
« Reply #30 on: July 28, 2017, 09:47:27 PM »
Beating Wimbledon 7-1. After going one down too. Deano and Tommy J with hat tricks, though one of these may have been chalked off

I also remember us doing them 5-0 I think just before Christmas 1996. With The Holte singing 'Merry Christmas Wimbledon'.

And 'Merry Christmas Vinnie Jones' which I reminded him of a few years later at a publishers do. Wimbledon were on a really long unbeaten as well before that game.

Offline villan from luton

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Re: Greatest Premier League game?
« Reply #31 on: July 28, 2017, 11:03:31 PM »
The best Villa game I can think of is the Ronny Rosenthal miss, Deanos home debut and we beat them 4-2 after being behind

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Re: Greatest Premier League game?
« Reply #32 on: July 31, 2017, 12:55:36 AM »
Beating Wimbledon 7-1. After going one down too. Deano and Tommy J with hat tricks, though one of these may have been chalked off

I also remember us doing them 5-0 I think just before Christmas 1996. With The Holte singing 'Merry Christmas Wimbledon'.

And 'Merry Christmas Vinnie Jones' which I reminded him of a few years later at a publishers do. Wimbledon were on a really long unbeaten as well before that game.

How did he react?

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Re: Greatest Premier League game?
« Reply #33 on: July 31, 2017, 01:55:11 AM »
off the top of my head:

Chelsea 3 Villa 3
Chelsea 4 Villa 4
Everton 2 Villa 3
Spurs 3 Villa 4
Villa 3 QPR 2
Villa 3 QPR 3
Wolves 2 villa 3

Some wonderful games there. Also;

Villa 3 Chelsea 2 (April 2004)
Villa 2 Liverpool 4 (November 1998)
Villa 3 Spurs 2 (November 1998)
Villa 4 Man City 1 (August 2008)
Villa 4 Newcastle 1 (February 2008)
Villa 3 Coventry 2 (May 2001)
Villa 5 Wimbledon 0 (December 1996)

Apologies if these have been mentioned!

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Re: Greatest Premier League game?
« Reply #34 on: July 31, 2017, 04:00:18 PM »
Beating Wimbledon 7-1. After going one down too. Deano and Tommy J with hat tricks, though one of these may have been chalked off

I also remember us doing them 5-0 I think just before Christmas 1996. With The Holte singing 'Merry Christmas Wimbledon'.

And 'Merry Christmas Vinnie Jones' which I reminded him of a few years later at a publishers do. Wimbledon were on a really long unbeaten as well before that game.

How did he react?


He probably bit a few reporters noses and then went and shot some animals. Then went and made a straight to DVD film.

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Re: Greatest Premier League game?
« Reply #35 on: July 31, 2017, 06:42:28 PM »
He just laughed, he seem alright. Katie Puckrik was also there and was lovely.

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Re: Greatest Premier League game?
« Reply #36 on: August 03, 2017, 09:16:14 PM »
Some of the games in 95-6 up until the League Cup final were truly outstanding.  WHU 4-1 away especially has a soft spot in the back of my mind.

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Re: Greatest Premier League game?
« Reply #37 on: August 03, 2017, 10:16:16 PM »
The 2-0 away at Middlesbrough at New Year always sticks with me. A thunderbolt from Alan Wright then a magnificent team goal that must have had about fifty passes in the build up. The touch from Tommy Johnson to bring the ball down and slam it into the far corner was a thing of beauty. I loved that season, we played some glorious football.

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Re: Greatest Premier League game?
« Reply #38 on: August 09, 2017, 04:25:46 AM »
He just laughed, he seem alright. Katie Puckrik was also there and was lovely.

Who, unbelievably turns 55 on Saturday.

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Re: Greatest Premier League game?
« Reply #39 on: August 11, 2017, 10:55:01 PM »
That 2-1 win against Plop with Collymore scoring two was great, particularly as Michael Owen took a - ahem - tumble to put them one up from the penalty spot.

I'll always have a soft spot for the 1-0 against Liverpool with Ian Taylor bagging the goal. Seemed like we lost two or three nil to them throughout the nineties, often with an unlucky goal against. Tayls' celebration seemed to have a bit of fan's relief in it.

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Re: Greatest Premier League game?
« Reply #40 on: August 12, 2017, 12:00:38 AM »
The 2-0 away at Middlesbrough at New Year always sticks with me. A thunderbolt from Alan Wright then a magnificent team goal that must have had about fifty passes in the build up. The touch from Tommy Johnson to bring the ball down and slam it into the far corner was a thing of beauty. I loved that season, we played some glorious football.

We certainly did, even draws at home like Forest, Newcastle and Arsenal were epics.

Offline Damo70

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Re: Greatest Premier League game?
« Reply #41 on: August 14, 2017, 06:54:24 PM »
The next one. When the traffic problems around Villa Park won't matter either way as we will all have flying cars.

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Re: Greatest Premier League game?
« Reply #42 on: August 17, 2017, 10:07:01 PM »
Wimbledon. February. Raining.

1.0 down.


7 goals later

Offline Lucky Eddie

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Re: Greatest Premier League game?
« Reply #43 on: September 08, 2017, 12:17:34 AM »
The first one nil Kevin Phillips win at the Sty was just the best.

I still breathe a sigh of relief at the thought of it.

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Re: Greatest Premier League game?
« Reply #44 on: September 08, 2017, 10:22:26 AM »
That 2-1 win against Plop with Collymore scoring two was great, particularly as Michael Owen took a - ahem - tumble to put them one up from the penalty spot.

I'll always have a soft spot for the 1-0 against Liverpool with Ian Taylor bagging the goal. Seemed like we lost two or three nil to them throughout the nineties, often with an unlucky goal against. Tayls' celebration seemed to have a bit of fan's relief in it.


The 1-0 Ian Taylor game was great. I watched it in a pub where I was working behind the bar with a Liverpool fan.