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A Tribute To Martin Laursen

Now let us remember how the Holte-end roared
And how even now all true Villans applaud
Of one whose greatness earns a pantheon's place
Amongst the Villa gods of power and grace

Our much loved doyen of the defensive art
A man of passion, skill: one huge dauntless heart
A brave winner in the game through Life's travail
One whose spirit taught us how the strong prevail

One who boldly triumphed through his doubts and pain
True Villan, captain, leader: our mighty Dane
Always a hero and forever our son
All true Villans salute you Martin Laursen




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The Journalist

Writer: Steve Wade Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday May 16 2009

Time: 2:18PM

Your Comments

Perfect as usual from the Bard of B6!
The Fear
Perfect as usual from the Bard of B6!
The Fear
Good Stuff !!
Euro_Champs_82
Good Stuff !!
Euro_Champs_82
I'm not even a Villan and I'm touched by this
Phartman87
I'm not even a Villan and I'm touched by this
Phartman87
Excellent & I will have to pen my own now
TuBBz
Excellent & I will have to pen my own now
TuBBz
gotta say you've not been the same defensively since he got injured!
merlin
gotta say you've not been the same defensively since he got injured!
merlin
One of greatest, ML
Poncho
One of greatest, ML
Poncho
Well put. UP THE VILLA
astonsteve
Well put. UP THE VILLA
astonsteve
You should have got the job as Poet Laureate!
chocolate teapot
You should have got the job as Poet Laureate!
chocolate teapot
Would be nice of MON to read that out to Laursen in front of the Holte end against Newc.
holte ender 1969
Would be nice of MON to read that out to Laursen in front of the Holte end against Newc.
holte ender 1969
I hope the club does something special against newcastle for big Mart...30,000 Blonde wigs would do it !!
Euro_Champs_82
I hope the club does something special against newcastle for big Mart...30,000 Blonde wigs would do it !!
Euro_Champs_82
I really do feel for the big lad - in today's game you can easily carry on until your late 30's - particularly in Centre of Defence (look at Hypia). He's been cruelly robbed of a good 6 or 7 more years I reckon, and how we're going to miss him. Here's hoping we can keep him on in a coaching capacity - he could certainly teach Davies a thing or two...
YatesyVillain
I really do feel for the big lad - in today's game you can easily carry on until your late 30's - particularly in Centre of Defence (look at Hypia). He's been cruelly robbed of a good 6 or 7 more years I reckon, and how we're going to miss him. Here's hoping we can keep him on in a coaching capacity - he could certainly teach Davies a thing or two...
YatesyVillain
 

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