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Author Topic: Gary Gardner - Retired  (Read 121599 times)

Offline ian c.

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #585 on: December 23, 2016, 04:31:03 PM »
There must be a method to the madness!

Bruce obviously sees something in him. It also stops us losing him with no transfer fee if he does move in the next few years.

Offline brian green

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #586 on: December 23, 2016, 04:34:19 PM »
My younger son predicted when Bruce arrived that players like Gardner and Hutton would be favoured.  Slow but steady and strong was the mark of  Bruce man, he said.

Offline oswald funkletrumpet

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #587 on: December 23, 2016, 04:35:55 PM »
There must be a method to the madness!

Bruce obviously sees something in him. It also stops us losing him with no transfer fee if he does move in the next few years.

Sounds like westwood

we will end up paying more in wages than we would recoup from a transfer fee

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #588 on: December 23, 2016, 04:43:06 PM »
The boys bought Mom and Dad Gardner a static caravan ....

It was only when I was told about our neighbours by the sales manager I put 2 and 2 together. The familiar chaps were Gary and Craig watching the game with their old man.

Anyhow, I ran into Daddy Gardner at the weekend. He reckons Gary is imminently due a pay rise and new contract.

And he was correct.

Offline Gareth

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #589 on: December 23, 2016, 04:54:01 PM »
Useful squad player, we need to get to a point that we have 5 players genuinely competing in the middle of the park, more than happy for Gardner to be one of those 5 just not at this point the first choice.

Offline ChicagoLion

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #590 on: December 23, 2016, 04:58:54 PM »
The boys bought Mom and Dad Gardner a static caravan ....

It was only when I was told about our neighbours by the sales manager I put 2 and 2 together. The familiar chaps were Gary and Craig watching the game with their old man.

Anyhow, I ran into Daddy Gardner at the weekend. He reckons Gary is imminently due a pay rise and new contract.

And he was correct.
The static caravan is called Rudy.

Offline brian green

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #591 on: December 23, 2016, 05:40:58 PM »
Mine had Eccles on it.

Offline Matt Collins

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #592 on: December 23, 2016, 08:48:37 PM »
If this gives him more belief that's good

But I've really not been impressed this season. His passing is awful

Offline achilles

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #593 on: December 23, 2016, 10:40:44 PM »
https://www.avfc.co.uk/News/2016/12/23/gardner-signs-new-deal

Fuck me a new deal until 2020

The bloke is gash

This is f**king madness, if Villa have more money than sense then chuck some my way!
This guy is finished and I used to be his biggest fan and was desperate for him to succeed but even I have realised that he will NEVER be the player I expected him to be, its just time to move on.

Offline achilles

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #594 on: December 23, 2016, 10:46:02 PM »
If this is the future of Aston Villa I don't want to know, even in the championship he is bloody useless!

Offline pauliewalnuts

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #595 on: December 23, 2016, 11:35:32 PM »
Fuck me.

I'm thinking of dropping them a line asking for a four year deal for myself if it's that easy.

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #596 on: December 23, 2016, 11:40:28 PM »
I wonder if part of it is because he's earning sod all (by football standards). Having never been a regular first teamer none of his contracts will have been big and he probably had a relegation clause slice it in half so he could well have been pretty much the lowest earner in the squad.

Online Ian J

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #597 on: December 23, 2016, 11:43:05 PM »
Mine had Eccles on it.
I've still got an Eccles, it's and old bugger and served us well, was thinking of selling her but now might give her a reprieve.

Offline brian green

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #598 on: December 24, 2016, 08:03:32 AM »
They are very collectable Ian.  Eccles is credited with being the "inventor" of the car towed caravan.

Offline dekko

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #599 on: December 24, 2016, 09:11:32 AM »
I wonder if part of it is because he's earning sod all (by football standards). Having never been a regular first teamer none of his contracts will have been big and he probably had a relegation clause slice it in half so he could well have been pretty much the lowest earner in the squad.

Bruce was on the radio earlier and this was certainly one of the reasons:

https://audioboom.com/posts/5428141-aston-villa-boss-steve-bruce-on-game-v-luton-but-first-he-talks-about-gary-gardners-new-deal

 


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