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Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Mark Bosnich
« Reply #30 on: January 22, 2019, 09:43:47 PM »
Save is at 2m 40s


Offline Mortimer's Bear

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Re: Mark Bosnich
« Reply #31 on: January 23, 2019, 12:29:08 PM »
Thank you PWS, what a save.

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Re: Mark Bosnich
« Reply #32 on: January 23, 2019, 08:32:58 PM »
We were utterly terrible that day. Coventry should've won about 4-0 (it was their first ever win at VP). Pretty sure that was the last home game for SBL as manager.

Edit: What a performance by Boateng aswell, we probably decided to sign him based on how good he was.

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Re: Mark Bosnich
« Reply #33 on: January 24, 2019, 04:30:55 PM »
We were utterly terrible that day. Coventry should've won about 4-0 (it was their first ever win at VP). Pretty sure that was the last home game for SBL as manager.

Edit: What a performance by Boateng aswell, we probably decided to sign him based on how good he was.

They did beat us 4-1 at home the season after and Boateng got 2.  That was probably the performance that made us sign him.

Offline wittonwarrior

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Re: Mark Bosnich
« Reply #34 on: January 28, 2019, 04:34:32 AM »
I hate that crap hole kenilworth road even though I was a member ha ha in the 80ís.

Offline Big Dick Edwards

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Re: Mark Bosnich
« Reply #35 on: February 07, 2019, 07:00:10 PM »
I too remember gasping at that save against Coventry, I've tried to find it on youtube many times but to no avail. The best goalkeeper I've ever seen in a Villa shirt.

Ironic given Bosnich was one of the worst keepers I've ever seen with the ball at his feet. No doubting his athleticism though.

Offline rob_bridge

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Re: Mark Bosnich
« Reply #36 on: February 12, 2019, 11:02:46 AM »
It was from Soltvedt not Moldovan.

Yes Strachan was their manager and he said it was the best save he had ever seen.

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Re: Mark Bosnich
« Reply #37 on: February 12, 2019, 03:07:35 PM »
I too remember gasping at that save against Coventry, I've tried to find it on youtube many times but to no avail. The best goalkeeper I've ever seen in a Villa shirt.

Ironic given Bosnich was one of the worst keepers I've ever seen with the ball at his feet. No doubting his athleticism though.

His kicking did improve over the years, but was terrible during his early years with us, especially off the ground.  That said, I can't recall him making too many howlers with his feet during his time with us.   

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Re: Mark Bosnich
« Reply #38 on: February 13, 2019, 01:31:31 PM »
The back pass rule came in in 1992 when he was first started his Villa career, so it was a new skill that just wasn't that important previously.

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Re: Mark Bosnich
« Reply #39 on: February 20, 2019, 10:21:14 AM »
I too remember gasping at that save against Coventry, I've tried to find it on youtube many times but to no avail. The best goalkeeper I've ever seen in a Villa shirt.

Ironic given Bosnich was one of the worst keepers I've ever seen with the ball at his feet. No doubting his athleticism though.

His core responsibility was to stop the ball going in the net, and there were few better at that time.

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Re: Mark Bosnich
« Reply #40 on: February 21, 2019, 06:28:41 PM »
Best saver of a penalty I think I've seen. The Bebeto save was tremendous.

 


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