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Online PeterWithesShin

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Re: Game you wished you were at
« Reply #30 on: September 17, 2017, 12:19:21 PM »
In my adult lifetime, the 3-3 at Everton stands out as one I wish i'd been at. Also the 2-0 at Spurs when we went top. And the 5-1 derby game.

Offline Pete3206

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Re: Game you wished you were at
« Reply #31 on: September 17, 2017, 08:15:53 PM »
Rotterdam

Offline Holte L2

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Re: Game you wished you were at
« Reply #32 on: September 19, 2017, 09:58:16 AM »
In my lifetime - The Norwich League Cup Quarter Final in 2012. I had a second interview for a job that I couldn't turn down.  Living in Manchester at the time, I wouldn't have been able to do the interview and the match.  I didn't get the job. I was told my managerial approach was too aggressive.  Probably down to the fact I had to miss the match. I kind of made up for it the following Saturday seeing us win 3-1 at Anfield. But I was devastated to miss the rout at Carrow Road. Especially having been at Man City and Swindon for the other rounds.




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Re: Game you wished you were at
« Reply #33 on: September 21, 2017, 12:45:09 PM »
As a slight alternative, one game I was at but wished I had been sober enough to remember any of it was the game where we won the league in '81. Unfortunately I was only 16 and we had managed to get hold of alcohol and so I spent most of the game either doing nodding dog impressions on a crush barrier or thinking I was going to be sick.
 I'm sure it was a great day though.

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Re: Game you wished you were at
« Reply #34 on: September 21, 2017, 12:49:38 PM »
The game of all time under the age of 60 I think we all wished we were at 1957 which remains the holy grail in my head - just the once please villa in my lifetime

Offline Damo70

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Re: Game you wished you were at
« Reply #35 on: September 21, 2017, 12:54:49 PM »
As a slight alternative, one game I was at but wished I had been sober enough to remember any of it was the game where we won the league in '81. Unfortunately I was only 16 and we had managed to get hold of alcohol and so I spent most of the game either doing nodding dog impressions on a crush barrier or thinking I was going to be sick.
 I'm sure it was a great day though.

The one upside to my darkest drinking days are that they coincided with the McLeish and Lambert years!

Online Flamingo Lane

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Re: Game you wished you were at
« Reply #36 on: September 21, 2017, 08:27:35 PM »
The 1977 league cup semi-final replay v QPR at Highbury.  I'd already had three Wednesday afternoons off school in order to attend the (twice postponed) away game at Loftus Road, so the replay was one too far.  Still got to all three of the finals, mind.   

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Re: Game you wished you were at
« Reply #37 on: September 21, 2017, 08:31:19 PM »
The game of all time under the age of 60 I think we all wished we were at 1957 which remains the holy grail in my head - just the once please villa in my lifetime

This. With brass knobs on.

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Re: Game you wished you were at
« Reply #38 on: September 21, 2017, 09:00:26 PM »
The game of all time under the age of 60 I think we all wished we were at 1957 which remains the holy grail in my head - just the once please villa in my lifetime

This. With brass knobs on.

I wasn't at it, but I saw it.

Offline Villafirst

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Re: Game you wished you were at
« Reply #39 on: September 28, 2017, 11:02:34 PM »
The 1977 league cup semi-final replay v QPR at Highbury.  I'd already had three Wednesday afternoons off school in order to attend the (twice postponed) away game at Loftus Road, so the replay was one too far.  Still got to all three of the finals, mind.   

I was fortunate to be there that night. Sir Brian did us proud with a stunning hat-trick!


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Re: Game you wished you were at
« Reply #40 on: October 01, 2017, 04:17:01 AM »
Rotterdam
Holtes last stand
A Victorian cup final

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Re: Game you wished you were at
« Reply #41 on: October 01, 2017, 09:26:30 PM »
Wolves away 3 2 and 2 1
Small Heath away when we beat them 1 0 (Phillips)
Stoke away 3 1
Reading away 4 2
Slavia Prague away - I'd love to see Villa win in europe