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Shocking Manager Ratings!

Shocking Manager Ratings!

Vital Villa asked last week 'who is the best Villa manager from the modern era?'

The results have amazed me!

44% say that John Gregory was the best with Ron Saunders coming second with 33%.

Both Ron Atkinson and my hero Brian 'he who walks on water' Little got just 7% and yet we played the most attractive and exciting football under them both! I remember in those days truly believing we could beat anyone on our day.

What mystifies me is that Graham Taylor only got 3% after the question stipulated 'first time around'. So looks like - for some - the great things he did for Villa first time round has been blurred by his second spell at the club.

David O'Leary got just 6% and that was 6% too much in my opinion!! ;-)

We will add a poll about our worst manager of the modern era in the next week or so.


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Monday February 27 2006
Time: 5:32PM

Comments

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The internet age may have more to do with this result than is first evident.
still skeggy
27/02/2006 17:41:00
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The internet age may have more to do with this result than is first evident.
still skeggy
27/02/2006 17:41:00
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this is a shock JG was a great but to be better than Ronny is wrong
was_danrenshaw
27/02/2006 17:45:00
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this is a shock JG was a great but to be better than Ronny is wrong
was_danrenshaw
27/02/2006 17:45:00
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Bizarre poll results in my opinion but there again Iwould have had RS then BFR then BL then GT then JG.... maybe I am just getting old
fatloser
27/02/2006 17:52:00
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I bet if all the people who voted has to raise their hand in public, rather than make an anonymous click the results would have been very different!
NeilBaker
27/02/2006 17:52:00
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Bizarre poll results in my opinion but there again Iwould have had RS then BFR then BL then GT then JG.... maybe I am just getting old
fatloser
27/02/2006 17:52:00
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I bet if all the people who voted has to raise their hand in public, rather than make an anonymous click the results would have been very different!
NeilBaker
27/02/2006 17:52:00
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SHows how many good managers we've had doesnt it!!! WHy have we never pushed on and achieved something? Hmm
danvilla2
27/02/2006 18:25:00
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SHows how many good managers we've had doesnt it!!! WHy have we never pushed on and achieved something? Hmm
danvilla2
27/02/2006 18:25:00
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