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Club Statement On False Paper Reports

Club Statement On False Paper Reports

Following false reports in the News of the World that Villa had banned collections for the Poppy appeal, the club have issued a statement. Hopefully the paper will now apologise and make a donation by way of reparation to the Royal British Legion.

The statement reads:

'Villa can confirm that - contrary to newspaper reports - there will be support for the Royal British Legion at the home game with Middlesbrough on Sunday November 9.

The club's charity partner Acorns will hold the collection for both causes - splitting the proceeds 50-50.

The club will, as usual, also have poppies on sale in the club shop.

Villa are also pleased to announce a link-up with HMS Daring enabling sailors from Birmingham's navy ship to wear claret and blue kits in inter-force competitions.

Villa also have special ticket deals for members of the armed forces and have recently set up a British Forces Lions Club.'



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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Monday October 27 2008
Time: 1:35PM

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Comments

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Quite right too. I for one, never doubted that the NOTW was spouting ***** as usual.
jonah
27/10/2008 13:38:00
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NOTW = Not One True Word
benham
27/10/2008 13:51:00
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News Out The Window
Platypus
27/10/2008 13:59:00
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News Of The *****ers
lerneravfc
27/10/2008 14:57:00
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Sh*t stirring as usual. Why does everyone seem to hate us?
andy5759
27/10/2008 15:43:00
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I notice the behaviour of the Sunderland fans chucking stuff at Joey Barton received widespread condemnation in the press just like the coin thrown at Harry Redknapp - NOT!!!
godzvilla
27/10/2008 16:21:00
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the mis-used power of the press!
merlin
27/10/2008 21:28:00
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NOTW....Load of Poppy cock.......well some one had to use that pun
Astonian Villan
28/10/2008 08:39:00
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why do they even bother! VIlla do more for charity then any other prem club.
leelindsay
28/10/2008 12:32:00
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Well thats abit embarrassing.....
young_jonah
29/10/2008 14:30:00
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