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Marlon Harwood - Good On You!

Marlon Harwood - Good On You!

Marlon Harewood.

Good on you son! I really do salute the chap, his performance as a sub tonight was great, he came on with a point to prove and turned the game for us.

The reason why he has really impressed me is he must have seen that he didn't exactly come here with a fanfare of approval from us Villa fans - no disrespect to him was meant I don't think, just we'd expected 'big' signings.

Not only that but he has hardly been given a chance and at times hasn't even made the bench.

But have you seen him complain or talk to the press even once?

No. He has put his head down an got on with it. Apparently he has had a few chances to go out on loan but he has said he is determined to make his mark and prove himself at Villa.

Again, Marlon Harewood.

Good on you son.

(Note to self, you old git, never thought I'd see myself call someone else son, unless of-course I had a son, then fair enough, but as I don't, get a grip!!)

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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Monday January 21 2008
Time: 11:14PM

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winning the player of the game vote by a landslide at the moment!
The Fear
21/01/2008 23:20:00
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Amen! The goal was spectacular (thank goodness for random websites!), and he really changed the match. I hope he gets more chances to make a difference for Villa...
villabrownie
21/01/2008 23:20:00
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Really pleased for him. Like you say has never once moaned despite being given very little backing from the fans and even MON hasn't had much faith in him - until tonight. He definitely turned the game for us. We deserved nothing from that game but Marlon rescued a point. Just a shame Gabby didn't pass....
Adam Deuce
21/01/2008 23:28:00
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I have to say I hate the lad, this goal means nothing, but its the enthusiasm i did like, right from when he ran on the pitch i want to see desire and passion on the pitch, props to him but please everyone get a grip he's not worthy of a permanent start, i would start hiom against blackburn as gabby needs a break or for Carew Moore needs to go unless he shows this sort of desire soon
shortshadyuk
21/01/2008 23:36:00
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Bit harsh there slim shady... Anyone who scores goals and rescues a point for the villa against a top team is worthy of wearing a villa shirt. Not sure where you get your definition on good/bad player or why you hate him but tis definitely harsh.
johnnyuk
21/01/2008 23:51:00
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I doth the proverbial cap off to him, well done, like evryone I dont think he is good enough but looks srong and powerful and scored a cracking goal. Hope he keeps proving me wrong, cos MON gets the best out of average players. I think Uefa next season we are very resilliant, even when playing terrible.
krisvilla
21/01/2008 23:53:00
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I agree with johnnyuk two seasons ago Harewood destroyed at upton park and scored goals all season for West Ham you don't become a bad player and he will come good for us. His attitude is great no moaning he just works hard, and waits for his chance. We have others who if a first team place isn't given they sulk and want transfers because they feel they need to play. Give me Marlon anyday
daveldvilla
21/01/2008 23:59:00
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Definately Harewood was my MOM. He looked hungry, held the ball well and looked a real threat. I think Gabby needs a rest, as does the ref, as he was not up to standard required! Very frustrating to see us work so hard to win the ball, only to consisitantly give it away. Thought we missed Barry. However, overall i agree with MON that it was a fair result and good away point.
Nigel-not-Reo
21/01/2008 23:59:00
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Sign of how we have progressed. IMO this was our worst performance for a long time yet we come away from Anfield with a point and very nearly three. Gabby, JC and Ashley were anonymous, but Marlon definitely made a big big difference when he came on. Defensively we were sound. Unlucky spin on ball for first goal and a rare ML mistake for second BUT our distribuition from full back is so poor. Gardner and Petrov were average but I thought NRC have a fine game. We badly missed GB and also to a degree Shaun aloney. This just serves to show how light the squad is and how lucky we have been with injuries to key players. Not long to rectify this MON as we can't guarantee being so lucky with no injuries to the end of the season.Overall though, very good progress being made.
krfeskivilla
22/01/2008 00:35:00
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he came on and put some fire in our bellys he was also playing to prove many people wrong including myself hope he gets a start on saturday and if he can play like that again i would be one of the first to say welcome marlon harewood to aston villa fc
claretandblue
22/01/2008 01:49:00
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