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Author Topic: Players That Always Used Have Great Games Against Us Despite Not Being That Good  (Read 2174 times)

Offline LeeB

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Anichebe.  Used to throw Ciaran Clark about like a rag doll.  Was shite for the other 36 games a season.

Oh God yes, it was like Rocky verses Thunderlips, without Rocky's body shots.

Offline eric woolban woolban

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John Filan the goalie always seemed to have a blinder against us.

Offline dcdavecollett

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Yes, he did, apart from when Savo stuck three past him v. Cov!

Offline class-of-82

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any small heath player

Offline QuintonVilla

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John Filan the goalie always seemed to have a blinder against us.
My main memory of him is playing Blackburn at home 97/98. On the way to the game, 10 year old me told my Dad and his mate that we'd win because John Filan was playing in goal, Flowers must have been injured. We lost 4-0.

Might be my memory playing tricks on me but as a youngster I seem to recall Tony Cottee scoring against us quite a lot.

Offline Gareth

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Gordon Durie
Neil Sullivan - Carbone's debut....

& until this past weekend Cameron Jerome always looked at least adequate against us

Offline kippaxvilla2

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Sean Wright-Philips.  Did fcuk all all year until impersonating Rivelinho when arriving at Villa Park.

Online Damo70

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Gordon Durie
Neil Sullivan - Carbone's debut....

& until this past weekend Cameron Jerome always looked at least adequate against us

I'm pretty sure Neil Sullivan played a blinder at Villa Park on what was his league debut as a youngster at Wimbledon. Hans Segars  used to enjoy playing at Villa Park too. Mind you, the whole f**king Wimbledon team did for a while.

Offline SoccerHQ

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Sean Wright-Philips.  Did fcuk all all year until impersonating Rivelinho when arriving at Villa Park.

All the man city players were like that in those days. Barton and Distin were two that always seemed untouchable against us.

Online Damo70

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Sean Wright-Philips.  Did fcuk all all year until impersonating Rivelinho when arriving at Villa Park.

All the man city players were like that in those days. Barton and Distin were two that always seemed untouchable against us.

There really must be a Man City thing, stretching even further back than that. David White turned into the best player in the world against us at Villa Park in the Dr Jo season. The season before Peter Reid, who was closer to forty than thirty at the time played a blinder to derail our title bid. I think he even scored, which in his career he only used to do every couple of years on average.

Offline kippaxvilla2

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Sean Wright-Philips.  Did fcuk all all year until impersonating Rivelinho when arriving at Villa Park.

All the man city players were like that in those days. Barton and Distin were two that always seemed untouchable against us.

There really must be a Man City thing, stretching even further back than that. David White turned into the best player in the world against us at Villa Park in the Dr Jo season. The season before Peter Reid, who was closer to forty than thirty at the time played a blinder to derail our title bid. I think he even scored, which in his career he only used to do every couple of years on average.

He did indeed score - a David White run and shot (Maradona style as per) that crashed off the post into the path of Reid in front the jubilant Citeh fans with their 'Imre' Bananas.

The only other ludicrous thing about the game is that West Ham failure Mark Ward scored the other goal for them.

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Heskey - not always but all too often