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Offline Chico Hamilton III

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19 April 2015
« on: April 19, 2019, 08:25:47 AM »
4 years ago today - semi final against Liverpool. What a day.

Offline Axl Rose

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Re: 19 April 2015
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2019, 08:49:14 AM »
Superb!

Online Damo70

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Re: 19 April 2015
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2019, 11:39:51 AM »
My wife took my son to the semi as I was too ill to go. I managed to get to the final with the help of a walking stick. The final was on my son's 14th birthday.

Offline thick_mike

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Re: 19 April 2015
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2019, 12:03:05 PM »
The roar near the end was spine tingling.

Offline Nev

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Re: 19 April 2015
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2019, 12:20:28 PM »
Bitter sweet memories. I was forced to stay at home recovering from an operation, it's the only time we've won at the new Wembley and the only one I've missed.

It didn't stop me from screaming the house down though, a diamond in a sea of shit.

Online Damo70

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Re: 19 April 2015
« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2019, 12:34:00 PM »
Bitter sweet memories. I was forced to stay at home recovering from an operation, it's the only time we've won at the new Wembley and the only one I've missed.

It didn't stop me from screaming the house down though, a diamond in a sea of shit.


It must have been on BT instead of SKY as I have SKY but not BT and I distinctly remember listening to the commentary 'on the wireless'. It took me back to the European Cup away nights with Butler & Gavin on BRMB.

Offline Oscar Arce

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Re: 19 April 2015
« Reply #6 on: April 25, 2019, 05:31:27 PM »
A brilliant day.
When we thought Benteke was King and Delph was good, Sherwood was some kind of tactical genius.
Wrong on all counts.

Offline rob_bridge

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Re: 19 April 2015
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2019, 09:57:30 PM »
Last great day supporting the Villa. Been 3 times to Wembley to watch us and we have won all 3 - glad the Wife experienced us winning their or the first time.

I thought their fans were great that day

 


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