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Are Villa Just Lucky? Poll Result

Vital Villa asked, in a poll suggested by Tallaght Villan,

Is all this talk about Villa being lucky right?

An article acompanied it: Poll: Are Villa Just Lucky!?!?!?!?

Well, it seems we aren't just lucky!!!!

62% voted: No, we're working hard in defence + taking chances

22% went for the option 'yes, we have been getting the rub of the green'.

That left:

No, Arsenal fans are just worried by Villa! (12%)
No more than any other team (4%)




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The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday January 30 2009

Time: 6:33PM

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You've had some decent fortune of late, whilst RvP has hit the bar 14 times this season! However, I'm a big believer in the sanctity of the league table and you are where you are because you deserve to be (besides, I was at Villa Park on Boxing Day and watched you guys hit the woodwork four times). After 38 games every team will finish where they deserve to. I happen to think you're counter attacking play away from home is excellent and you defended brilliantly at Pompey. That's what top teams do, take their chances when they come and defend excellently, United have been doing that for years. I wouldn't worry too much about people calling you lucky, it's better than being called "brave" or "plucky." Wherever you finish at the end of the campaign, it'll be what you deserve, same goes for us (Arsenal) and every other team. Eisenhower once said, "don't give me a good general, give me a lucky general."
Little Dutch
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30/01/2009 19:40:00

Had to throw in the Eisenhower quote didnt he
HuddersfieldYiddo
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30/01/2009 19:45:00

How noble of you little dutch, but you can smell the fear from a mile off! (not our very own of course).
holte ender 1969
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30/01/2009 21:25:00

As Arnold Palmer once said when he was accused of being lucky "I have noticed that too. The more I practice the luckier I get".
jonah
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31/01/2009 11:33:00

A great quote Jonah!!! and very apt. Very apt indeed!!
gappy65
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31/01/2009 12:59:00

I think today answered this question. No we are NOT lucky.
Adam Deuce
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31/01/2009 17:42:00

 

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