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Offline The Left Side

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Re: Your first Villa v SHA game
« Reply #15 on: March 04, 2019, 02:18:59 AM »
Rag 1 Villa 2 at the sty in 87-88 and me and jcsutv were in the blose end with our uncle, scary stuff but a great result.

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Re: Your first Villa v SHA game
« Reply #16 on: March 04, 2019, 02:38:10 AM »
1975 2-1 win Chico and Brian scored with about 50000 at Villa Park.

Offline avfc456

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Re: Your first Villa v SHA game
« Reply #17 on: March 04, 2019, 08:17:30 AM »
3-0 loss at the STY 2002, will never live that one down. 

Offline Rioch is King

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Re: Your first Villa v SHA game
« Reply #18 on: March 04, 2019, 08:47:35 AM »
At their place in the balloons period - we won 1-2 I think, Chico scored? all a bit vague but I remember Tony Butler on the pitch before kickoff getting a lot of stick and a surge where everyone near me fell forward but instead of righting ourselves we got stuck at a 45 angle and stayed like it for about 5 minutes. Could have been scary but we were teenagers so just a bit of a laugh.

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Re: Your first Villa v SHA game
« Reply #19 on: March 04, 2019, 09:09:18 AM »
Mine was 1967.
Us 2 Them 4. Barry Bastard Bridges.
I'm sure most of you can do better.

Same here. Adding insult to injury, the ITV highlights of the match shown on the Sunday only showed the second half (due to an industrial dispute?) : it had been 2-2 at half time.

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Re: Your first Villa v SHA game
« Reply #20 on: March 04, 2019, 09:29:33 AM »
Mine was 1967.
Us 2 Them 4. Barry Bastard Bridges.
I'm sure most of you can do better.

Same here. Adding insult to injury, the ITV highlights of the match shown on the Sunday only showed the second half (due to an industrial dispute?) : it had been 2-2 at half time.

I was at that one too, I was full of hope certain we were going to batter them.  Barry fucking Bridges! 

Offline Dave P

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Re: Your first Villa v SHA game
« Reply #21 on: March 04, 2019, 12:46:12 PM »
3-0 loss at the STY 2002, will never live that one down. 

Same for me.

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Re: Your first Villa v SHA game
« Reply #22 on: March 04, 2019, 12:50:22 PM »
0-3 home defeat in the 80s?
Might have been 85 or 86.
Just remember it being shocking and leaving before the end.

Offline Flamingo Lane

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Re: Your first Villa v SHA game
« Reply #23 on: March 04, 2019, 12:56:55 PM »
12 April 1969, in the old second division, we won 1-0 at VP, Dave Simmons scoring the only goal.   This was during the revival brought about by the new regime, with Tommy Docherty as manager, which saw attendances leap from 12,000 to up around 60,000 in a matter of weeks.  The crowd for the Birmingham derby was just under 53,000.

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Re: Your first Villa v SHA game
« Reply #24 on: March 04, 2019, 01:27:27 PM »
1975 2-1 win at Villa Park. Chico and Brian Little.

Snap, mine too

Offline Damo70

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Re: Your first Villa v SHA game
« Reply #25 on: March 04, 2019, 01:36:33 PM »
0-3 home defeat in the 80s?
Might have been 85 or 86.
Just remember it being shocking and leaving before the end.

1986 and even though we struggled that season we had picked up a bit by the time of the derby (helped by the signings of Steve Hunt and Andy Blair on deadline day) and when I saw their line up I was convinced we would win comfortably. They had been having an even worse season than us but I think Wayne Clarke got a couple of Steve Whitton scored the other one. Saunders had left a couple of months before and John Bond was in charge of them.

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Re: Your first Villa v SHA game
« Reply #26 on: March 04, 2019, 01:59:54 PM »
Rag 1 Villa 2 at the sty in 87-88 and me and jcsutv were in the blose end with our uncle, scary stuff but a great result.

That was my birthday and I was dying from a hangover on the way up from London. Most scared I have been at a game - the crush to get in through a few turnstiles was terrifying.

Offline 144 Hard Boiled Eggs

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Re: Your first Villa v SHA game
« Reply #27 on: March 04, 2019, 02:15:15 PM »
Easter 1970, 2-0 away victory with Bruce Rioch scoring. We still went down to the 3rd division though!

Offline Mortimer's Bear

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Re: Your first Villa v SHA game
« Reply #28 on: March 04, 2019, 03:15:47 PM »
1994 when Paul Tait pushed Kevin Richardson over the hoardings at Villa Park.

Offline Dr Butler

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Re: Your first Villa v SHA game
« Reply #29 on: March 04, 2019, 03:21:17 PM »
August 1987 lost 2 nil, went up with a mate on the National Express coach and if my memory serves me right it rained towards the end of the game and i got soaked going back to Digbeth to get the coach home to Cambridge...

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