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Man Of The Match v Gillingham

Man Of The Match v Gillingham

Vital Villa asked for your man of the match in the FA Cup win over Gillingham.

Birthday boy (he was 23 on the day of the game) James Milner won with 41%



Next up was Stiliyan Petrov with 34% of the vote.

That left:

Knight (11%)
Friedel (4%)
Reo-Coker (2%)
Shorey (2%)
Davies (1%)
Gardner (1%)
Young (1%)
Delfouneso (1%)
Harewood (1%)
Sidwell (1%)

Our new poll asks how far you think we can go in the FA Cup.



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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Wednesday January 7 2009
Time: 3:40PM

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No really sparkling individual displays were there, but I think if a MotM had to be selected, then it clearly had to be James Milner. It wasn't an easy games for any of our lads to have to negotiate and keep their reputations intact, but we progressed through to round four, and at the end of the day, thats all that really mattered. Yes, agree with Milners nomination, with a special mention for Zat Knight, who I thought did nothing wrong.
glensider
07/01/2009 19:32:00
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As for how far can we go in the F.A. Cup, well the obvious answer I think, is that we could very easily go all the way, and lift the trophy. It all depends of course on the luck of the draw, and the occasional lucky break and run of the ball during the games. Its impossible to say. The way we've performed in recent seasons against lower league opposition, we could very easily end up getting turned over at Cheltenham or Doncaster in round four.
glensider
07/01/2009 19:36:00
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