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Keep you hands off our Ridgewell Bruce

So Bruce is crying that he lost Upson then decides he will try and take our Ridgewell on loan as cover.

He can go and get stuffed.

Bruce said: 'We've got the loan window in eight days. We will have a look at that market. I've got Jaidi, Taylor, N'Gotty so it is not as if we are desperate for cover there but always in the back of your mind is what happens if we get an injury there?'

'Will I try and get Ridgewell on loan? I hate talking about other people's players but we will see. We will visit it again. We made an inquiry. We will see.'

So for a start he is not desperate but what if?..

For cover every club needs 4 centre halves in the squad and by my calculation we have four.

Olof Mellberg, Martin Laursen, Gary Cahill and Liam Ridgewell.

But he deems his need for four as cover is greater than ours...well NO!!

Never mind the fact he had the cheek to even ask a Villa player to play for the Blues and weaken us down to three centre halves.

Ridgewell one of our FA Youth cup winning team ( versus a young lad named Wayne Rooney) had a great season last season maturing to provide cover while Laursen got injured.He had a good start to this season and Cahill is currently playing along Olof giving both equal first team experience.

As we all know Ridgewell has a great spring, good composure on the ball and has a solid no frills attitude to defending,lest I forget another excellent graduate from our youth system.

Personally I see him as one half to our Adams & Keown tribute duet, as I see a distinct similarity in their play to the Arsenal legends.One gritty in your face the other with more height and a natural defenders instinct to avert danger.

So the thought of him wearing the blue of the scum is enough to turn your stomach. So in short Mr Bruce. Develop your own talent or look elsewhere as the thought of a future Villa Captain ever wearing the blue and white is enough to make William McGregor turn in his grave.

Article by OneloveVilla




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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday February 4 2007

Time: 11:55AM

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He could do with getting rid of that `tache...it looks worse than mine and that really is saying something!
murph
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04/02/2007 11:58:00

well said onelovevilla, no way should we let him go on loan or any other way. Agree with murph though, facial hair is Olof's territory, Liam just can't pull it off..... he needs to be sponsored by Gillette!
The Fear
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04/02/2007 12:07:00

As immature as it may sound, the thought of Ridge pulling on that Small Heath rag leaves me cold. No way. Bruce, take a hike! Enough said?
glensider
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04/02/2007 12:25:00

Bruce even wnet on SSN to say that no was was Upson going to Villa! Then he has the cheek to want one of our players. If he did go it would make me sick!
PaulG
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04/02/2007 12:32:00

If this did happen and the Ridge went on loan to that smelly place would he be welcome back at Villa?
Christo
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04/02/2007 13:01:00

http://www.onlyfools.net/images/fool-bar-mickey.jpg Its Mickey Pearce from Only Fools and Horses!
PauloB
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04/02/2007 13:48:00

Steve Bruce hates villa with all his heart, he scored the goal in the 98th minute for manure when they cheated us out of winning the league, by playing till manu won the game. Before that in the days of rivalry with norwich. ( his hatred for us goes back a long way ) So if you think you can have a player we dont want to go anywhere, SB F**K OFF you T**T.
morky13villa
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04/02/2007 16:43:00

Think he looks more like tony orlando
morky13villa
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04/02/2007 16:47:00

Still do not have enough quality defenders to let Ridge go anywhere, just because the wheel has fallen off the bloose wheelbarrow thats just tough...........
col8
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04/02/2007 18:50:00

Kiss our collective claret and blue ar**s you f kin to**er
steff_the_villan
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04/02/2007 19:04:00

As our only natural left sided centre half I have to concur with all the comments above.
voiceoftheholte
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05/02/2007 17:37:00

Summing up, it just wouldn't be a sensible career move for Ridge. He has too much to lose, and very little to win.
glensider
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17/02/2007 08:42:00

 

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