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Offline Risso

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Re: Ex- Villa Players still playing watch
« Reply #450 on: October 08, 2019, 04:47:59 PM »
I see Adama Traore has knocked in a couple.  Is he actually good now?

He was very good yesterday. Whether he can maintain some consistency is open to question.

That kind of electric pace is always dangerous, but it's seemingly taken until now for anybody to channel it properly.

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Ex- Villa Players still playing watch
« Reply #451 on: October 08, 2019, 09:07:17 PM »
Kozak is doing well for Sparta Prague, since joining them in Feb this is his scoring record for each league game he has played

1, 1, 1, 1, 0, 3, 0, 1, 0, 1, 3.
« Last Edit: October 09, 2019, 01:29:56 AM by PeterWithesShin »

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Re: Ex- Villa Players still playing watch
« Reply #452 on: October 09, 2019, 12:49:57 AM »
Wow, really?  I thought he had retired after we had to release him due to his failure to recovery from that injury. Delighted that he's back playing and scoring.

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Ex- Villa Players still playing watch
« Reply #453 on: October 18, 2019, 02:26:32 AM »

Offline Footy-Vill

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Re: Ex- Villa Players still playing watch
« Reply #454 on: December 27, 2019, 11:21:41 AM »
Jordan Ayew goal against West Ham for Palace
Wow .
Providing to currently be more successful than Benetke as  Villa strikers still playing  of this decade

Offline Footy-Vill

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Re: Ex- Villa Players still playing watch
« Reply #455 on: December 27, 2019, 11:24:45 AM »
I see Adama Traore has knocked in a couple.  Is he actually good now?

He was very good yesterday. Whether he can maintain some consistency is open to question.

Adama Traore is the most fouled player, in terms of yellow cards, in English football this season. 25 yellow cards for opponents . 25 different players have been booked for deliberately fouling him. Those fouls must be pretty bad as Adama has won 42 fouls

Grealish considering he's been fouled 79 times, doesn't seem to have the opponents booked as much.
I can only think the flying pace thing is one of the issues. Because Jack has twice as many fouls against him than old boy Traore
« Last Edit: December 27, 2019, 11:29:08 AM by Vill I An »

Offline Roysmert

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Re: Ex- Villa Players still playing watch
« Reply #456 on: December 29, 2019, 10:55:06 PM »
I watched Vale v Swindon today. Lyden came on for the Robins very early doors, and was absolutely ineffective. Tried to be a fancy dan, and left the pitch without a speck of mud on his shorts. He'll be gone the end of the season.


Offline Footy-Vill

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Re: Ex- Villa Players still playing watch
« Reply #457 on: January 18, 2020, 11:57:05 AM »
Ashley Young off to Inter Milan  Good luck to him.
I like how he has great respect for Petrov and supported him during his illness.
I also think he's been a great pro and it's good effort to his athleticism that he still going.
Proper leader these days and says a lot man utd wanted to keep him but he thought better of it !

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Ex- Villa Players still playing watch
« Reply #458 on: February 13, 2020, 04:32:17 PM »
Chris Herd is currently playing in the Bangladesh Premier League.

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Re: Ex- Villa Players still playing watch
« Reply #459 on: February 14, 2020, 05:28:56 PM »
Ashley Young off to Inter Milan  Good luck to him.
I like how he has great respect for Petrov and supported him during his illness.
I also think he's been a great pro and it's good effort to his athleticism that he still going.
Proper leader these days and says a lot man utd wanted to keep him but he thought better of it !
Dived against us to get Manure a penalty, great pro indeed.

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Re: Ex- Villa Players still playing watch
« Reply #460 on: February 14, 2020, 07:25:49 PM »
It was a penalty. It was also a dive after the event, but it was nailed on. He got a rare bollocking from Ferguson for it.

Offline Damo70

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Re: Ex- Villa Players still playing watch
« Reply #461 on: February 14, 2020, 09:53:38 PM »
Young always went down easily. I seem to recall him buying a couple of cheap free kicks that led to goals against Small Heath. I didn't particularly applaud him for it but I didn't particularly knock it for him either.

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Re: Ex- Villa Players still playing watch
« Reply #462 on: February 15, 2020, 06:55:10 AM »
Young always went down easily. I seem to recall him buying a couple of cheap free kicks that led to goals against Small Heath. I didn't particularly applaud him for it but I didn't particularly knock it for him either.

I do wonder what our perception of Grealish on this regard will be like once he goes?

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Re: Ex- Villa Players still playing watch
« Reply #463 on: February 15, 2020, 06:58:23 AM »
I always thought Young was quite brave beyond his physique. He was pretty spindly during his time with us, but he was never shy about challenges.

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Re: Ex- Villa Players still playing watch
« Reply #464 on: February 15, 2020, 08:16:20 AM »
Young always went down easily. I seem to recall him buying a couple of cheap free kicks that led to goals against Small Heath. I didn't particularly applaud him for it but I didn't particularly knock it for him either.
his over-exaggerating antics used to piss me off.

Grealish takes a lot more kicks that Young did - and he handles it way better.

 


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