collapse collapse

Please donate to help keep this site going.

* The Fanzine

Heroes & Villains Fanzine



Get your fix of all things Claret & Blue by subscribing to the online version!

Recent Posts

Re: Micah Richards signed by CT
[Today at 08:31:33 AM]


Re: The Pit of Misery (All mess in here) by VinnieChase84
[Today at 08:30:46 AM]


Re: Summer transfer, gossip and speculation thread by tomd2103
[Today at 08:28:48 AM]


Re: Bruce out by Mister E
[Today at 08:23:15 AM]


Re: Tonyís Statement. by purpletrousers
[Today at 07:53:07 AM]

Author Topic: Chris Nicholl  (Read 3675 times)

Online Richard E

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 7527
  • Age: 47
  • Location: Tipton
  • This also will pass.
  • GM : 28.02.2019

Online Legion

  • Moderator
  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 46869
  • Age: 47
  • Location: Cloud 10
  • Oh, it must be! And it is! Villa in the lead!
    • Our FB Page
  • GM : 05.04.2019
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.

Offline in exile

  • Member
  • Posts: 1949
  • Age: 57
  • Location: Tamworth
  • GM : 10.08.2016
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

Offline Chris Jameson

  • Member
  • Posts: 21145
  • DIY guru
  • GM : May, 2014
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

Offline Abbeyfealeavfc

  • Member
  • Posts: 301
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!

Offline Bernie

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 2015
  • Location: Portishead
  • king of celebrity deathwatch
  • GM : 24.01.2019
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.

Online Legion

  • Moderator
  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 46869
  • Age: 47
  • Location: Cloud 10
  • Oh, it must be! And it is! Villa in the lead!
    • Our FB Page
  • GM : 05.04.2019
Re: Chris Nicholl
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2017, 04:50:55 PM »

Online Legion

  • Moderator
  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 46869
  • Age: 47
  • Location: Cloud 10
  • Oh, it must be! And it is! Villa in the lead!
    • Our FB Page
  • GM : 05.04.2019
Re: Chris Nicholl
« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2017, 04:51:40 PM »

Offline Diablo

  • Member
  • Posts: 1451
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




edit pipped to the post

Offline Rudy Can't Fail

  • Member
  • Posts: 27742
  • Location: In the Shade
    • http://www.heroespredictions.co.uk/pl/
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.

Offline Diablo

  • Member
  • Posts: 1451
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".

Online Clampy

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 21152
  • Location: warley
  • GM : PCM
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.

Offline wittonwarrior

  • Member
  • Posts: 2465
  • Age: 58
  • Location: County Bootle
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

Offline West Derby Villan

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 6110
  • Location: Turn left junction 21A
  • GM : 03.05.2019
Re: Chris Nicholl
« Reply #13 on: November 08, 2017, 05:37:04 PM »
Great player, one of my heroes, very sad news

Online Bren'd

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 14826
  • Location: North Birmingham Clique teritory
  • GM : 29.01.2019
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.