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Online Villa Lew

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Kenny Swain 70 today
« on: January 28, 2022, 04:57:19 PM »
Happy 70th birthday to Villa legend Kenny Swain

Offline Woofles The Wonder Dog

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Re: Kenny Swain 70 today
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2022, 05:21:36 PM »
I was so unimpressed when we signed him, an ordinary winger for Chelsea. And then converted to full back, effectively replacing Gidman.

Thank goodness Saunders saw what I couldnít. Not the first time Iíve been wrong, and certainly not the last.

Happy Birthday Kenny. And thank you.

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Re: Kenny Swain 70 today
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2022, 05:25:50 PM »
Happy birthday Kenny, one of the Rotterdam heroes. P.S Shows I'm getting old,  he's 7 months younger than me !

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Re: Kenny Swain 70 today
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2022, 05:40:03 PM »
I was so unimpressed when we signed him, an ordinary winger for Chelsea. And then converted to full back, effectively replacing Gidman.

Thank goodness Saunders saw what I couldnít. Not the first time Iíve been wrong, and certainly not the last.

Happy Birthday Kenny. And thank you.

Same here and what a right back he transformed into. Great player.
Happy Birthday, King Kenny of Birkenhead.

Offline Abbeyfealeavfc

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Re: Kenny Swain 70 today
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2022, 05:47:18 PM »
Happy birthday Kenny Swain.
The combination of Kenny and Des Bremner on the right flank was brilliant.

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Re: Kenny Swain 70 today
« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2022, 05:54:58 PM »
Reliable
Consistent
Dependable
Unassuming
Winner

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Re: Kenny Swain 70 today
« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2022, 06:07:09 PM »
Used to take his dry-cleaning to the shop in Dorridge where my mom worked - she got my European Cup final programmes signed by him.

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Re: Kenny Swain 70 today
« Reply #7 on: January 28, 2022, 06:36:02 PM »
Whenever anybody mentions someone being a "Rolls Royce" of a player, he always springs to my mind. A languid easiness to his play not seen matched in his position in claret & blue since.

 70. Jesus, that makes me feel old. Happy birthday.

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Re: Kenny Swain 70 today
« Reply #8 on: January 28, 2022, 06:57:32 PM »
Met him a couple of times. Lovely chap and definatley does not look 70.

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Re: Kenny Swain 70 today
« Reply #9 on: January 28, 2022, 06:58:42 PM »
I've also met him a few times really nice man Happy Birthday Kenny.

Offline Rico

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Re: Kenny Swain 70 today
« Reply #10 on: January 28, 2022, 07:50:16 PM »
Superb player. Can't think of a better right back since. Happy Birthday Kenny.


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Re: Kenny Swain 70 today
« Reply #11 on: January 28, 2022, 08:25:11 PM »
Thanks Kenny.

Offline beness

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Re: Kenny Swain 70 today
« Reply #12 on: January 28, 2022, 08:46:33 PM »
One of the Original heroes and builders that led us up to the Heights of Europe.

Offline RichardBatchelor

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Re: Kenny Swain 70 today
« Reply #13 on: January 28, 2022, 09:51:41 PM »
Legend.

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Re: Kenny Swain 70 today
« Reply #14 on: January 29, 2022, 12:18:32 AM »
Legend.

Exactly. Saw him play in 82 and most of the FB we have had since then wouldnít be up to tying his shoe laces.

A god!

 


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