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Vital Villa Nominated For NFP Awards

Vital Villa have been nominated in several categories for The New Football Pools Fanszine Awards 2009.

Best Premier League Fanzine (Online): TO VOTE: Click Here

Best Editor - Jonathan Fear (winner 2007/2008): TO VOTE: Click Here

Best Writers:

Steve Wade
Glensider
Jonathan Fear
Murph

TO VOTE: Click Here

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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 18 2009

Time: 3:54PM

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would love to see Steve Wade progress as a writer especially, think his something for the weekend just drop quality and deserve recognition.
The Fear
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18/02/2009 16:05:00

Am I allowed to vote for myself?
murph
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18/02/2009 16:18:00

Am I allowed to nominate myself?
young_jonah
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18/02/2009 16:34:00

I do like Steve's articles however GS wins for me, Sorry JF you know I have a special place in my heart for you ;)
TuBBz
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18/02/2009 16:41:00

Can I be outrageous and throw my weight behind Glensider? His away-day reports offer an eclectic mix of background, purple prose and the actual subject matter at hand. They are written to the standard of a decent sports writer, but with the combined element of being clearly from a fan. Since professional journalists (if we, for one moment, assume sports hacks are actually bona fide journalists!) can't combine those two, for obvious reasons, the fanzines and sites like this have to fill the void. I believe Glensider encapsulates that wonderfully.
The Real Neil
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18/02/2009 16:51:00

Can I blackball someone?
col8
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18/02/2009 19:23:00

No apology needed TuBBz, my main target is retaining the editor award although I doubt I'll win it twice in a row! + would be lovely to see the site progress in the voting obviously!
The Fear
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19/02/2009 08:52:00

Nothing outrageous there Real Neil, totally agree, Glensider is a great addition to the site, so happy to have him contributing.
The Fear
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19/02/2009 08:53:00

WORLD RECOGNITION.....FINALLY http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/writers/jonah_freedman/02/19/rankings/index.html?eref=T1
NY Villa
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19/02/2009 18:51:00

Genius, pure, and dare I say quality! Jonathan comes across as being an unbiased editor on a very biased and loyal site. Basically, he keeps it real and objective. JF you have my vote for editor and good luck in trying to retain your success. You and the others on this site keep me in touch with my passion that is Villa!
holte ender 1969
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19/02/2009 20:29:00

The real neil i totally agree! Quality away day reports from a writers point of view and genuine fan. Glensider just gets the balance right so as to appeal to the greater audience. Goodluck to all those nominated and most of all just continue the great work that you all do in making this one of THE best sites out there.
holte ender 1969
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19/02/2009 20:36:00

I can't find myself backing one of Mab's lieutenants so Wadey who I've read from his glory days on the Villa, list remains my top dog
avfc48
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20/02/2009 12:54:00

Thanks avfc48 but my vote would go to Glensider, as away supporters are the cream and his match reports are like gold dust for Villa fans seeking genuine Villa opinion, rather than biased guff from the papers. So I say, vote for Glensider and leave me to my windy witterings and the rest of the care-in-the-community headcases.
Steve Wade
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20/02/2009 13:49:00

Thanks for those kind words holte ender1969, very appreciated.
The Fear
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20/02/2009 14:26:00

Great to see the Bard of B6 (Steve Wade) joined up and posting! Made my day that. Think both Glensider and Wadey deserve the nominations and votes but at the end of the day, I'm sure both are far more interested in the results of Villa's rather than anything that comes their way!
The Fear
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20/02/2009 14:27:00

I hate to sound a political note But voting for two splits the vote All Villa fans who are proper sports Vote Glensider for his away reports ;-)
Steve Wade
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20/02/2009 14:51:00

very true sir, however these votes get us to the panel stage where the 'experts' then wade in (no punn intended) and judge things. Obviously I don't really care that much as long as I win the best looking baldy with the name Fear category, if I lost that I really would be in trouble and very upset! :o)
The Fear
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20/02/2009 14:53:00

Fear. The judges would really drop a clanger, if they voted for your doppelganger. ;-)
Steve Wade
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20/02/2009 15:01:00

You all do a quality job chaps. Best of luck to ya
medzy
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20/02/2009 23:01:00

how about you share the awards around this year :-)
merlin
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21/02/2009 19:43:00

It asked me to highlight something less good about the site in the survey!! That one stumped me...
NorthcliffeBandit
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22/02/2009 21:00:00

 

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