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Author Topic: Paul McGrath  (Read 33275 times)

Offline Damo70

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Re: Paul McGrath
« Reply #315 on: September 08, 2017, 09:58:59 AM »
Is he still drinking?
I last saw him in a pub in Dublin after our friendly with Shamrock Rovers (?) where he was paralytic drunk with Villa fans buying him drinks all night. I had to leave because it was quite sad seeing a known alcoholic being plied with drinks from people who should know better.

Fair comment, but a 'recovering' alcoholic can turn down drinks if he chooses to. Also, if he chooses to drink he doesn't need anyone else to get him drinks, he will make sure he gets them himself one way or another. Personally, the only time I go to a pub is for a meal with my wife and kids, so even if I was tempted it wouldn't be an option. On the other side of the coin I could walk round the corner to the off licence right now if I chose to.

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Re: Paul McGrath
« Reply #316 on: September 08, 2017, 02:17:55 PM »
On again today at 2:30pm, BT Sport 1, if anybody missed it. 👍

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Re: Paul McGrath
« Reply #317 on: September 09, 2017, 09:16:52 AM »
Excellent, thanks for posting the link.

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Re: Paul McGrath
« Reply #318 on: September 10, 2017, 08:03:51 AM »
For a moment I thought it was going to be a  news flash, McGrath back ready for first team action.

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Re: Paul McGrath
« Reply #319 on: September 11, 2017, 11:57:35 AM »
For a moment I thought it was going to be a  news flash, McGrath back ready for first team action.

I wish.

A great half hour. Great to hear the man himself and some of the lads he grew up with. Delighted that Graham Taylor got some deserved praise. And that's a first from me, too: fair play to Gordon Taylor for his part in Paul continuing to play after leaving Man United.

Quite emotional as other posters have said above. He will always be my all-time favourite Villa player. His timing was astonishing, the way he'd just nick the ball off an opponent's toes at exactly the right moment. Plus his strength, attacking qualities and, as was rightly pointed out above, his sixth-sense positioning. And despite all of that he was and remains a paragon of modesty.

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Re: Paul McGrath
« Reply #320 on: November 11, 2017, 10:49:16 AM »
The big man is on RTé Radio 1 at 11:30 today, if you want to check that out. It's bound to have a heavy Ireland slant, but so do a lot of you! https://tunein.com or https://www.rte.ie/radio1/ should get you there.

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Re: Paul McGrath
« Reply #321 on: November 11, 2017, 11:50:53 AM »
His live-tweeting as he watched the Preston game was great, full of Villa love.

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Re: Paul McGrath
« Reply #322 on: November 11, 2017, 12:31:41 PM »
The big man is on RTé Radio 1 at 11:30 today, if you want to check that out. It's bound to have a heavy Ireland slant, but so do a lot of you! https://tunein.com or https://www.rte.ie/radio1/ should get you there.

Bollocks! missed it.

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Re: Paul McGrath
« Reply #323 on: November 11, 2017, 01:03:05 PM »
The big man is on RTé Radio 1 at 11:30 today, if you want to check that out. It's bound to have a heavy Ireland slant, but so do a lot of you! https://tunein.com or https://www.rte.ie/radio1/ should get you there.

Bollocks! missed it.
Same here, but if you go back later click the rte link, then do a search on the site for Marian Finucane (the show's host) click on the button for her website.  There are links for previous shows, it is not on yet but should be later sometime.

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Re: Paul McGrath
« Reply #324 on: November 11, 2017, 01:47:06 PM »
The big man is on RTé Radio 1 at 11:30 today, if you want to check that out. It's bound to have a heavy Ireland slant, but so do a lot of you! https://tunein.com or https://www.rte.ie/radio1/ should get you there.

Bollocks! missed it.

He's watching the match in Letterkenny tonight, so get on your bike, Dave...

Offline KRS

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Re: Paul McGrath
« Reply #325 on: November 12, 2017, 04:44:17 PM »
My Sky+ box died and took the recording of the programme with it. Any idea if this will be repeated or is it only available on YouTube now?

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Re: Paul McGrath
« Reply #326 on: November 12, 2017, 06:59:15 PM »
The big man is on RTé Radio 1 at 11:30 today, if you want to check that out. It's bound to have a heavy Ireland slant, but so do a lot of you! https://tunein.com or https://www.rte.ie/radio1/ should get you there.

Bollocks! missed it.

He's watching the match in Letterkenny tonight, so get on your bike, Dave...

Letterkenny near fanad head.  Love it there

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Re: Paul McGrath
« Reply #327 on: November 12, 2017, 08:36:41 PM »
Fanad United!