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Are You A Lion Or A Villan?

Are you a Lion or a Villan?

Over the years I've always seen Villa fans referred to as the Lions and recent chats on the listman forum have shown that Villa were the first club to use a Lion as their emblem. However in recent years I've seen a rise in the nickname the Villans as well.

So, as a Villa fan let us know on our current poll, what do you prefer, are you a Lion or a Villan?

Oh, and what am I doing with my life worrying about such things.......! :o(




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The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday October 28 2006

Time: 12:19PM

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100% lion for me.
The Fear
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28/10/2006 12:37:00

The thing about being a Vallan is that it is an immediately identifiable and unambiguous label, which cannot be for Lions. I vote 'Villan'.
DoogieTyBrenin
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28/10/2006 12:52:00

yeah, but you know we are on the righteous path! I must admit, I mix them about when doing the articles on here, but I prefer Lions more as we are THE Lions.
The Fear
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28/10/2006 12:58:00

Villain but i do join in with the naff song "come on you Lions"
TuBBz
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28/10/2006 14:53:00

MMMMMMMMMMM let me think!!!!!!
steff_the_villan
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28/10/2006 16:25:00

yeah, your name is somewhat of a hint, definitely Lion for you steff!!!


Anyone got a poll they want asked?
The Fear
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28/10/2006 16:42:00

well thats that, our first loss, now we can bounce back against Chelski, come on the Villa. UTV
steff_the_villan
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28/10/2006 16:52:00

Fear .. you ask if anyone has a poll they want asked?? Can I ask Graham why he is such a crap referee?
utv-sotc
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28/10/2006 17:59:00

Come on you LIONS............... Chanted the VILLIANS
col8
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28/10/2006 19:18:00

OOPS Lions for the Team, Villians for the Supporters.
col8
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28/10/2006 19:26:00

Villain, cant be arsed to change my name now!
silkie villain
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28/10/2006 19:51:00

I reckon Villain too.
Tierney
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28/10/2006 21:14:00

I'd go for your being a Villan. Its immediately indentifiable with the club, whereas Lions possibly has a few rival supporters scratching their heads. Mind you, a few rousing chants of 'Come On You Lions' at away grounds is always a pleasing sound on the ear.
glensider
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29/10/2006 12:34:00

There are loads of 'Lions' but can only ever be one 'Villans'. Keep the Lion on the shirt, but re-introduce the origin Villan back into the club, with the pointed hat.
BEEFY
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29/10/2006 15:26:00

Milllwall, Chelsea and others claim to be Lions, but we are the original McGregor Lions, so "Come on you Lions." The Villa Villan/Villian is a side issue, the lion is history and fact.
Fletch
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29/10/2006 19:45:00

I like Lions better, but I agree with the notion that Villans is more unique. Villans it is.
Scot Dutch
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30/10/2006 14:49:00

 

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