Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Holteender43 Fulfils Villa Dream

Holteender43 Fulfils Villa Dream

I would just like to share the details of the completion of my life long dream that occurred today, having won a competition in the Daily Express to play along side members of the 82 winning side in a Villa Legends side at Villa Park last Friday.

The “Villa Legends” side included Tony Morley, Gordon Cowans , Colin Gibson , Mark Walters and were managed by Des Bremner , playing against a “T Mobile” select team (players I had not heard of , including mostly T mobile employees and “guests” managed by the great Gary Shaw, all refereed by Dermot Gallagher).

From the warm up- where I lashed a shot into the Holte End Net, the fanfare as we came out of the tunnel , playing alongside some famous stars of Villa’s past, to the beer afterwards will be a day to remember.

At 36 my life dream is now complete , I am honoured to have done what most villa fans dream of.

I am unsure how or if this type of event can feature on Vital Villa, but I will tell the world of the day I played footy at the mecca of my world with Sid Cowans and Co.

Just like to add how down to earth the Villa boys were and how they made the day special. Oh, and the result was 3-2 with Mark Walters getting 2 of the goals. I also got to keep the kit and a good few autographs and photo's to remember the day by.

Aching bones and sore feet today, but still on a high.

Cheers

Steve Lewis (aka Holteender43),

(other images posted in the forum thread)



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

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Sunday May 13 2007
Time: 5:42PM

Comments

0
You Sammy Jod. Good on you mate.
paddy@villa
13/05/2007 18:27:00
0
you can go off people you know.
steff_the_villan
13/05/2007 18:42:00
0
Jealousy is a very horrible thing and right now I am hating myself for showing so many signs of this most horrible affliction! You lucky lucky man! Congratulations!
Godsvilla
13/05/2007 20:10:00
0
Great story, congratulations.
col8
13/05/2007 23:40:00
0
git
bobbyfett
13/05/2007 23:54:00
0
[jealous insert] What a Cocksmoker [/jealous insert]
TuBBz
14/05/2007 00:16:00
0
Tubbz cant see that comment being on here long mate. Funny though.
mackaavfc
14/05/2007 11:21:00
0
bucky lugger
voiceoftheholte
14/05/2007 12:29:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Please No. Not Stewart Downing. AVFC Transfer Talk

Transfer talk relating to Aston Villa on 23/06/2017

FA End Betting Sponsorship

Late yesterday afternoon, the Football Association announced the result of its three month review of their relationship with gambling companies and that association now comes to an end.

The Vital Villa Interviews 2017: randy.stand

randy.stand takes the summer of 2017 Vital Villa interview...

Sky Confirm TV Selection Windows For 2017/18

With the release of the EFL fixture lists on Wednesday morning, Sky Sports have released their outline giving fans an idea of when television selections will be made this season.

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Editor email
Profile
Mike Field
Editor email
Profile
Steve Wade
no email
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Would you want Downing back?
Suggested By: JP Fear
No way90%
Yes please10%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
2017 Azerbaijan GP - FP2
Latest Vital Boxing News
Copper Box Arena - July 8th Update
Write for Vital Football

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.JuanPabloAngel400
2.col8344
3.The Fear342
4.sirdennis208
5.Pride of Lions158
6.Silhillvilla150
7.Melon Donkey102
8.BBJ100
9.villasince6783
10.HeathfieldRoad187480
The Vital Football Members League