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Team Of 1982 To Be Honoured

Team Of 1982 To Be Honoured

The club have announced there will be a series of events to mark the 25th anniversary of the European Cup win of 82.

The official site said the weekend of celebrations will begin on Friday May 4 with a Supporters Night.

Next up will be a half time parade of the pitch at the final home game of the season against Sheffield United, led by Dennis Mortimer and the rest of the team of 82 heroes.

They will also take part in the opening ceremony of Bodymoor Heath which has seen a £10million investment.

The weekend will end with a commemorative black-tie dinner on Monday 7th May.


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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Sunday March 18 2007
Time: 7:22PM

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Not before time, this Diamond in the Crown of Villas Glorious history will now be replaced for all to see, its not surprising people are surprised we won the European Cup in 1982 the club has spent 25 years keeping it a secret.
col8
18/03/2007 20:47:00
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Great news. Way overdue, but another feather in the cap of Mr Lerner and co. Hopefully Randy and his board will all be in attendance for the black tie dinner. These heroes deserve another day in the spotlight.
glensider
19/03/2007 02:31:00
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Great news, I can't wait to see the lads (well they were once) parade at the Sheff Utd game. Although they should parade before the game and the present team should be made to stand and watch them, show them what this great club is all about.
jonah
19/03/2007 08:11:00
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That is a great shout Jonah. When Ron Saunders was presented to the crowd it was before the game and he had a great ovation. Why would the club want to do something at half time when it is the only time fans get a chance to use the toilets and buy refreshments?? I thought we had learnt that lesson. It is either before the game or not at all. Hopefully somebody at the club will sort this out.
voiceoftheholte
19/03/2007 10:16:00
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I hadn't done quite so much lateral thinking as you about it VOTH, but you are absolutely right, the more I think about it the more I think they should parade before the kick off. Like you I hope someone at the club will take that on board, perhaps a suggestion to the general on his thread is called for.
jonah
19/03/2007 12:26:00
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Never mind parading before the game, the way things are going they should bring their boots.
morky13villa
19/03/2007 22:30:00
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Absolutely right morky hehe. I have posted on the general's thread, suggesting that the parade be switched to before kick off.
jonah
20/03/2007 10:02:00
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Well done Jonah. I would have done this as you suggested but haven't got a scooby doo on where the Generals thread is??
voiceoftheholte
20/03/2007 10:54:00
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VOTH. Click on Club Forums at the top of this page, then go to 100% football, the general's thread is there near the top of the page.
jonah
20/03/2007 11:17:00
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cheers ears
voiceoftheholte
20/03/2007 12:23:00
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