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Author Topic: Chris Nicholl  (Read 2642 times)

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Re: Chris Nicholl
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2017, 03:40:14 PM »
Such a shame. I used to see him quite regularly in Sainsbury's at Reedswood. Great player for us.

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Re: Chris Nicholl
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2017, 03:55:01 PM »
One of my early favourites from the early 70's.
Such sad news

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Re: Chris Nicholl
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2017, 04:00:15 PM »
Sad news, this will be interesting viewing.

Alan Shearer: Dementia, Football And Me, Sunday night BBC 1

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Re: Chris Nicholl
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2017, 04:00:44 PM »
A fabulous player at a fabulous time to be a Villa fan!

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Re: Chris Nicholl
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2017, 04:31:10 PM »
That is sad to hear. One of my favorite Villa players too; I hope he is getting the support he needs.

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Re: Chris Nicholl
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2017, 04:50:55 PM »

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Re: Chris Nicholl
« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2017, 04:51:40 PM »

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Re: Chris Nicholl
« Reply #8 on: November 08, 2017, 04:52:16 PM »
Awh ffs! What awful news.

After reading that article I felt I had to revisit this thing of beauty




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Re: Chris Nicholl
« Reply #9 on: November 08, 2017, 04:52:36 PM »
Very sad news. Earlier this year somebody in the 'Memories' section posted an article about Big Chris and it really upset me that a former Villa captain was living alone in what appeared near poverty. I really do hope there is somebody around to take care of him and as Bernie said, gets the support he needs.

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Re: Chris Nicholl
« Reply #10 on: November 08, 2017, 04:57:06 PM »


Haha! This is brilliant! "What am I going to do now? No more shoulders to drop".

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Re: Chris Nicholl
« Reply #11 on: November 08, 2017, 05:08:09 PM »
Before my time as a player but a lovely chap on the occasions i've met him. So sad to hear.

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Re: Chris Nicholl
« Reply #12 on: November 08, 2017, 05:18:44 PM »
This has being doing the rounds for sometime his family used to live by my nanís Stockport   Really sad as I loved the man. Took ages to get used to being without him when he left for Southampton

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Re: Chris Nicholl
« Reply #13 on: November 08, 2017, 05:37:04 PM »
Great player, one of my heroes, very sad news

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Re: Chris Nicholl
« Reply #14 on: November 08, 2017, 06:14:31 PM »
Very sad news. Earlier this year somebody in the 'Memories' section posted an article about Big Chris and it really upset me that a former Villa captain was living alone in what appeared near poverty. I really do hope there is somebody around to take care of him and as Bernie said, gets the support he needs.

I wasnít aware of that. What a real shame. He always comes across as a positive character every time Iíve seen him.