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Offline Meanwood Villa

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Date of your first visit to Villa Park
« on: December 09, 2017, 11:29:16 AM »
31st October 1987 for me. Realised I did nothing to mark my 30th anniversary this year.

Online thick_mike

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Re: Date of your first visit to Villa Park
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2017, 11:41:10 AM »
No idea of the date, but I was 4, so somtime in 1971.

Offline LeeB

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Re: Date of your first visit to Villa Park
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2017, 12:01:20 PM »
17th November 1984, 2=2 against Southampton.

Offline Meanwood Villa

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Re: Date of your first visit to Villa Park
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2017, 12:15:00 PM »
No idea of the date, but I was 4, so somtime in 1971.

Do you know who it was against?

Offline SteveN

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Re: Date of your first visit to Villa Park
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2017, 12:57:51 PM »
12 September 1959 Ipswich Town, we won 3-1.  I remember the teams, score and our scorers but had to look up the date.

Online Ad@m

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Re: Date of your first visit to Villa Park
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2017, 01:28:13 PM »
16 November 1991 - Villa 1 Notts County 0; Yorke with the goal.

The one and only time I've sat in the Witton Lane stand.

Offline Dave P

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Re: Date of your first visit to Villa Park
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2017, 01:33:31 PM »
February 6th 1988. Villa 2 Leicester 1

Online Karlos96

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Re: Date of your first visit to Villa Park
« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2017, 01:50:49 PM »
February 12th 1994 against Swindon Town. Won 5-0 Dean Saunders hat-trick.

Offline itbrvilla

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Re: Date of your first visit to Villa Park
« Reply #8 on: December 09, 2017, 01:53:09 PM »
Tue May 9 1995 Villa Park Birmingham City W 2-0 Scimeca, Yorke  Att 12014 Paul McGrath Testimonial.

Offline garyshawsknee

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Re: Date of your first visit to Villa Park
« Reply #9 on: December 09, 2017, 01:57:50 PM »
Apr 26, 1986 vs Chelsea. 3-1 win.

Online thick_mike

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Re: Date of your first visit to Villa Park
« Reply #10 on: December 09, 2017, 02:31:31 PM »
No idea of the date, but I was 4, so somtime in 1971.

Do you know who it was against?

No idea, I was more interested in sliding down the dirt bank at the back of the Witton End. I couldn’t see the pitch anyway from the terrace :)

Offline Woofles The Wonder Dog

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Re: Date of your first visit to Villa Park
« Reply #11 on: December 09, 2017, 02:32:15 PM »
Some time towards the back end of the 62-63 season. A Central League game against Sheffield Wednesday reserves. Standing on the Witton Lane. We lost. No idea who played on either side.

I do remember the vividness of the Claret And Blue shirts and the amazingly green pitch. I was 10. Hooked.

Offline berneboy

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Re: Date of your first visit to Villa Park
« Reply #12 on: December 09, 2017, 02:33:39 PM »
1961. I used to go by myself sometimes aged 7. Amazing thought.

Offline West Derby Villan

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Re: Date of your first visit to Villa Park
« Reply #13 on: December 09, 2017, 02:43:39 PM »
21/02/72 - Santos
« Last Edit: December 09, 2017, 05:42:47 PM by West Derby Villan »

Offline Deano's Mullet

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Re: Date of your first visit to Villa Park
« Reply #14 on: December 09, 2017, 03:00:18 PM »
August 1988 Millwall 2-2