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Best Off Field Achievements

The end of season awards continue, this time 'best off field achievements' as suggested by Erod.

The re-development of Bodymoor Heath from state of the Ark to the best in Europe won with 32% of votes.

The full results are:

Training ground re-development (32%)
Nike Sponsorship (26%)
Randy buying players with own money (7%)
Free coaches to Chelsea (7%)
Bringing back Ron Saunders (6%)
Holte Hotel restoration (4%)
General CK on the web (4%)
Fears heated, cushioned seat with pop up umbrella (3%)
1982 celebrations (3%)
New club badge (2%)
New chief exec and staff (2%)
Fan liaison (2%)
Ticket offers (1%)
5% discount to season ticket prices (1%)

I'll make sure the guys at Villa see this so they can see the positive vibes now coming from the fans. What a difference a season makes!




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The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday May 15 2007

Time: 12:00PM

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Lots of great off field achievements, love the new badge, the sponsorships, training ground, everything really. I'm at university down in South Wales, but i'm going to get a season ticket this year and try and make it down to every match. I had one before i came 2 seasons ago, but the travelling was a ******.
Cubos
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15/05/2007 13:28:00

sorry didn't realise the term for a femal dog would be censored.
Cubos
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15/05/2007 13:29:00

what a ******
industrial_musical
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15/05/2007 13:50:00

it is as well! :O
industrial_musical
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15/05/2007 13:50:00

Season Tickets discount got my vote, purely because all other teams keep putting them up!!
industrial_musical
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15/05/2007 13:51:00

Nike Sponsorship??? Have I missed something? i thought they were just making the kit. What have they sponsored?
DeanoVilla
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15/05/2007 15:21:00

Travelling is a ****** (*****, they censored me as well) but welcome back cubos. All that travelling from South Wales would be much cheaper, or more enjoyable, if you managed to convince 3 or 4 friends to make the pilgramage each time with you.
voiceoftheholte
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15/05/2007 15:52:00

In my opinion the greatest off-field achievement has been the fact that 20+ years of malaise have been blown away in one season. This is really remarkable considering the atmosphere surrounding the club just 12 months ago and if I hadn't seen it for myself I wouldn't have believed it possible. The chairman and board have been absolutely top class and have "walked the walk" instead of talking a lot as per the previous incumbents. All of the ingredients listed in the poll above are testament to just what a top class outfit we are now becoming. Before we were seen as also rans, we weren't even a laughing stock, worse still, we were just viewed with apathy by the football world and the general media. There is a definate sea change and we are now talked about as having serious potential to become serious challengers at the top end of the league.
Jon.H
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15/05/2007 20:09:00

Agreed Jon.H. Agreed. p.s. guys; try beyach instead.
koolbill
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15/05/2007 21:13:00

Yay, it works! Cubos, welcome to VitalVilla.
koolbill
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15/05/2007 21:14:00

how about gabby getting to 100mph on the aston expressway? Thats quite an achievement!
simonbigron
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15/05/2007 22:03:00

Got to be the brand spanking new training facility, that surely makes us the envy of all of our competitors.
glensider
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16/05/2007 05:49:00

was Gabby in a car or on foot?
Jon.H
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16/05/2007 11:12:00

running at 100mph?! wow i knew that kid was fast...but blimey...
industrial_musical
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16/05/2007 13:26:00

 

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