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Author Topic: Your greatest Villa team (from players who you have seen)  (Read 2775 times)

Offline clash city rocker

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Re: Your greatest Villa team (from players who you have seen)
« Reply #15 on: February 02, 2021, 11:04:46 PM »
Id go....

             Rimmer
Gidman McGrath  Evans  Staunton
            Cowans   Barry
Yorke    Platt        Grealish
            Gray

and I can't belive I haven't included Little, Shaw, Mortimer and Withe,

I look  at it that Gray was better than Withe, argue all day but possibly Platt better than Little, Yorke a more natural player than most and Cowens/Barry complete pairing - Mortimer still remains underrated imo

Withe won us the European cup. What did Andy Gray win...sweet felicity arkwright

Offline Dick Edwards

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Re: Your greatest Villa team (from players who you have seen)
« Reply #16 on: February 03, 2021, 08:46:47 AM »
Id go....

             Rimmer
Gidman McGrath  Evans  Staunton
            Cowans   Barry
Yorke    Platt        Grealish
            Gray

and I can't belive I haven't included Little, Shaw, Mortimer and Withe,

I look  at it that Gray was better than Withe, argue all day but possibly Platt better than Little, Yorke a more natural player than most and Cowens/Barry complete pairing - Mortimer still remains underrated imo

Withe won us the European cup. What did Andy Gray win...sweet felicity arkwright

But the question wasn't who are the most successful Villa players, but the greatest players you've seen.
Peter Withe was  brilliant for us and a club legend for his role in the league and European Cup winning teams. However, Andy Gray was an unstoppable force at his best and with a better fitness record would have been wanted by any team in the world.

Offline Des Little

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Re: Your greatest Villa team (from players who you have seen)
« Reply #17 on: February 06, 2021, 12:05:04 AM »
Rimmer

Gidman
McGrath
Evans
Staunton

Barry
Cowans
Mortimer

Grealish
Gray
Shaw
« Last Edit: February 06, 2021, 12:17:28 AM by Des Little »

Offline Dave P

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Re: Your greatest Villa team (from players who you have seen)
« Reply #18 on: February 11, 2021, 03:06:34 PM »
Since 1988

Bosnich
Barrett
McGrath
Mellberg
Staunton
Barry
Merson
Platt
Grealish
Yorke
Benteke


Offline Damo70

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Re: Your greatest Villa team (from players who you have seen)
« Reply #19 on: February 11, 2021, 03:53:06 PM »
Since 1979.

Bosnich

Swain, McGrath, Evans, Staunton

Mortimer, Cowans, Richardson (Kevin not Kieron), Morley

Platt

Withe

Subs Friedel , Barrett, Townsend, Young, Shaw

My only dilemma was a choice between Gary Shaw and Dwight Yorke.









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Re: Your greatest Villa team (from players who you have seen)
« Reply #20 on: February 11, 2021, 04:35:13 PM »
Since 1979.

Bosnich

Swain, McGrath, Evans, Staunton

Mortimer, Cowans, Richardson (Kevin not Kieron), Morley

Platt

Withe

Subs Friedel , Barrett, Townsend, Young, Shaw

My only dilemma was a choice between Gary Shaw and Dwight Yorke.






Richardson often gets overlooked. He'd already won titles and cups with both Arsenal and Everton before he came to Villa and helped us to league runners up and league cup winners. A very tidy player. 

Offline ADVILLAFAN

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Re: Your greatest Villa team (from players who you have seen)
« Reply #21 on: February 12, 2021, 09:10:34 AM »
Going from when I had a season  ticket, around 1999/2000:-

GK Martinez
CB Southgate
CB Laursen
RB L. Young
LB Wright
CM Barry
CM Milner
RM Grealish
LM A. Young
CF Benteke
CF Dublin

Subs:- Friedel, Mellberg, Delaney, Delph, McGinniesta, Solano, Watkins

Online algy

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Re: Your greatest Villa team (from players who you have seen)
« Reply #22 on: February 12, 2021, 09:53:42 AM »
From 1989/90

4-3-3

1. Martinez
2. Delaney
3. Staunton
4. Mellberg
5. McGrath
6. Barry
7. Young
8. Platt
9. Yorke
10. Cowans
11. Grealish

Online Ian.

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Re: Your greatest Villa team (from players who you have seen)
« Reply #23 on: February 12, 2021, 10:16:57 AM »
From players I’ve managed to watch live regularly over the years.

Some may not the best and this is not the most balanced side we could field, but these will always be in my heart:

1. Spink
2. Evans
3. Wright
4. Ugo
5. McGrath
6. Birch
7. Daley
8. Platt
9. McInally
10. Sid
11. Yorke


Offline dcdavecollett

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Re: Your greatest Villa team (from players who you have seen)
« Reply #24 on: February 12, 2021, 11:46:38 PM »
Not many people selecting Ross McCormack, then...

Offline Clarence Blue

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Re: Your greatest Villa team (from players who you have seen)
« Reply #25 on: February 19, 2021, 11:06:12 AM »
Based on players I've seen live since 1965 and their performances for Villa (rather than whole career and other clubs)....


                      Rimmer
    Gidman McGrath  Evans  Staunton
            Cowans   Mortimer   Grealish
                     Yorke    Platt
                           Gray

Subs: Spink; Southgate; Barry; Cropley; Morley; Little; Withe.

Of the current crop, best Villa team since 1982 IMHO, these may well get into my squad eventually...Martinez; Targett; Mings; McGinn.

Offline Gareth

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Re: Your greatest Villa team (from players who you have seen)
« Reply #26 on: February 22, 2021, 12:33:05 AM »
So I am going from 1990 when started to go live but nicking the new 9 subs - this team will be different next week & then again the week after :-) high hopes for Martinez & Watkins to get in there shortly too

                        Bosnich
Delaney Southgate McGrath Staunton
                  Barry Cowans
        Young.     Platt      Grealish
                       Yorke

James
Ehiogu
Mellberg
Wright
Townsend
Milner
Daley
Benteke
Saunders

Offline tony scott

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Re: Your greatest Villa team (from players who you have seen)
« Reply #27 on: February 27, 2021, 04:03:21 AM »
Right here goes

Rimmer
Gidman
McGrath
Mings
Staunton
Cowens
Grealish
Barry
Platt
Young
Gray.               Subs York  Hitchens  Mcparland Gibson Mellberg Bosnich Milner  Burrows Mortimer

Offline JuanMartinez

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Re: Your greatest Villa team (from players who you have seen)
« Reply #28 on: February 27, 2021, 05:30:15 AM »
Bozzie

Barrett
Staunton
God
Mellberg

Taylor
Platt
Daley
Townsend

Yorke
Gabby

Offline DYWTBAU?

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Re: Your greatest Villa team (from players who you have seen)
« Reply #29 on: February 28, 2021, 09:15:06 PM »
Spink

Barrett
McGrath
Evans
Staunton

Walters
Cowans
Mortimer
Grealish

Gray
Yorke

 


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