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Online brian green

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Re: Meaning Evil. Stirring trouble
« Reply #255 on: May 31, 2020, 07:22:02 AM »
Is the correct answer.

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Re: Meaning Evil. Stirring trouble
« Reply #256 on: May 31, 2020, 09:13:05 AM »
I can't bring myself to hate Lescott. I don't care enough about him. He was just another in the long list of players we shouldn't have bothered signing.

I was just amazed we signed him when we did, his legs had clearly gone when a fading Gabby had rinsed him in the cup game.

If ever a signed was an indicator of where we were, that was it. Knackered local veterens leave Villa to go to the likes of West Brom, not the other way around.

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Re: Meaning Evil. Stirring trouble
« Reply #257 on: May 31, 2020, 10:13:47 AM »
The same when we signed the likes of Kieron Richardson and that other bloke that used to play for Arsenal.  Oh and Given.

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Re: Meaning Evil. Stirring trouble
« Reply #258 on: May 31, 2020, 05:01:13 PM »
I can't bring myself to hate Lescott. I don't care enough about him. He was just another in the long list of players we shouldn't have bothered signing.


It was a stupid signing. He was 33 when we signed him and you could tell from his previous season at Albion that he was way past his best. I always rated him but every time I saw him play for Albion in live SKY games in 2014-2015 he was clearly way past his best.

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Re: Meaning Evil. Stirring trouble
« Reply #259 on: May 31, 2020, 07:38:24 PM »
Remembering Kieran Richardson has just made me think of the range of utterly horrifically shit players we signed for years prior to finally going down. When you think of some of those, the only element of surprise is that we managed to avoid it for so long.

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Re: Meaning Evil. Stirring trouble
« Reply #260 on: May 31, 2020, 08:02:05 PM »
Given still gives me the shudders. An utterly pointless signing.

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Re: Meaning Evil. Stirring trouble
« Reply #261 on: May 31, 2020, 08:19:55 PM »
A number of signings seemed strange/unlikely to be successful at the time we bought them and sure enough proved to be unsuccessful. Others seemed to be decent signings at the time but soon proved otherwise. A real bugbear of mine was 'Concrete f*cking Ron'. I called him 'Blamonge Ron'. Looking back it should have been 'Sicknote Ron'.

Roy Keane, what was that all about? I was drinking a lot at the time and sometimes have to Google him to check he was involved with us at the time and I hadn't just imagined it.

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Re: Meaning Evil. Stirring trouble
« Reply #262 on: May 31, 2020, 08:25:14 PM »
Given still gives me the shudders. An utterly pointless signing.


Are you suggesting we didn't actually need a goalkeeper due to the fact we played such attacking football under McLeish the opposition never got into our half?  ;)

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Re: Meaning Evil. Stirring trouble
« Reply #263 on: May 31, 2020, 08:26:01 PM »
I know what you mean Damo. I too at times have Keane registered as a figment of my imagination as Asst Mgr. Canít even picture him ranting on the sidelines. But alas he did materialise , albeit briefly.

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Re: Meaning Evil. Stirring trouble
« Reply #264 on: May 31, 2020, 08:37:49 PM »
Given still gives me the shudders. An utterly pointless signing.

Age 52, 27 year contract.

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Re: Meaning Evil. Stirring trouble
« Reply #265 on: May 31, 2020, 08:38:47 PM »
I know what you mean Damo. I too at times have Keane registered as a figment of my imagination as Asst Mgr. Canít even picture him ranting on the sidelines. But alas he did materialise , albeit briefly.

In all the bad years we've had of late, this photograph really for me represents the absolute pits.


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Re: Meaning Evil. Stirring trouble
« Reply #266 on: May 31, 2020, 08:50:15 PM »
I know what you mean Damo. I too at times have Keane registered as a figment of my imagination as Asst Mgr. Canít even picture him ranting on the sidelines. But alas he did materialise , albeit briefly.

In all the bad years we've had of late, this photograph really for me represents the absolute pits.


Those were the days.

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Re: Meaning Evil. Stirring trouble
« Reply #267 on: May 31, 2020, 08:53:46 PM »
Just look at the state of them two.  Vagrantesque beards.  Is it any wonder we were utterly unprofessional for years before we went down.

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Re: Meaning Evil. Stirring trouble
« Reply #268 on: May 31, 2020, 10:51:40 PM »
Just look at the state of them two.  Vagrantesque beards.  Is it any wonder we were utterly unprofessional for years before we went down.

Like a couple of piss soaked hobos waiting for a bus to shout at.

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Re: Meaning Evil. Stirring trouble
« Reply #269 on: June 01, 2020, 07:46:25 AM »
Doing their usual click bate bullshit this morning. (Gutted that I fell for it.)  Utd fans convinced they've got him (picture of Grealish). Turns out not to be him at all. They really are a disgrace.

 


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