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Verdict: Deserved Draw Against The Toffees

Martin O'Neill has described the result in today's game against Everton 'as a fair reflection' of the match itself.

He continues to call it an 'intense battle' and he's entitled to his opinion, in many ways I wish I could have those 90 minutes back.

Again we didn't really turn up, we had few ideas when on the attack and the movement was pretty much pathetic.

I know others will disagree but we can be thankful that Everton played so poorly to be honest.

All that said, a draw was the fair result as neither side really deserved much from the match.

Speaking on the official site following the match, the gaffer added:

'Obviously I'm delighted we got something out of the game.

'We got back into it in the second half and I thought we might have gone on to win it, but on reflection I think a draw was a fair result.'

Onwards and upwards, performances can't get much worse than those that we are seeing at the moment but we are dragging out the results and the points.

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Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday October 31 2009

Time: 8:18PM

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some freshness in the starting line-up would help i reckon. mon talks about having a good squad but really does not rotate at all. give albrighton and fonz a go, if it doesn't work take them off. can't hurt can it? we just were not present the first 45.
leftfoot
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31/10/2009 22:04:00

some freshness in the starting line-up would help i reckon. mon talks about having a good squad but really does not rotate at all. give albrighton and fonz a go, if it doesn't work take them off. can't hurt can it? we just were not present the first 45.
leftfoot
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31/10/2009 22:04:00

It was great to see both sets of fans and players applaud and shake hands with each other after the game today, two fine old clubs with a healthy rivalry and good sportsmanship. Good luck this season Villan's
Foreverton
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31/10/2009 23:23:00

It was great to see both sets of fans and players applaud and shake hands with each other after the game today, two fine old clubs with a healthy rivalry and good sportsmanship. Good luck this season Villan's
Foreverton
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31/10/2009 23:23:00

The most played league match in English football.
col8
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01/11/2009 04:16:00

The most played league match in English football.
col8
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01/11/2009 04:16:00

So much more class than those red draped hooligan bin dippers from over the road.
steff_the_villan
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01/11/2009 13:46:00

So much more class than those red draped hooligan bin dippers from over the road.
steff_the_villan
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01/11/2009 13:46:00

agree foreverton, don't think there has ever been 'anything ' between us, well apart from me not forgiving you guys for beating us 2-1 in my first ever game at Villa Park... I was heart broken!
The Fear
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01/11/2009 16:45:00

agree foreverton, don't think there has ever been 'anything ' between us, well apart from me not forgiving you guys for beating us 2-1 in my first ever game at Villa Park... I was heart broken!
The Fear
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01/11/2009 16:45:00

had a couple of taxi journey's up in Liverpool, both times from Liverpool fans. The first was talking about hoping we stuffed Everton, he was really friendly until I asked him how he liked our visit to Anfield this season!!!!!!! The second was after the game, he was talking about Everton and us drawing, then I asked him (knowing only too well) how their result had gone v Fulham. Amused me anyway!
The Fear
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01/11/2009 16:47:00

had a couple of taxi journey's up in Liverpool, both times from Liverpool fans. The first was talking about hoping we stuffed Everton, he was really friendly until I asked him how he liked our visit to Anfield this season!!!!!!! The second was after the game, he was talking about Everton and us drawing, then I asked him (knowing only too well) how their result had gone v Fulham. Amused me anyway!
The Fear
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01/11/2009 16:47:00

Haha the red bitters don't know the meaning of the word 'banter', they take it all too seriously!
Foreverton
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01/11/2009 21:20:00

Haha the red bitters don't know the meaning of the word 'banter', they take it all too seriously!
Foreverton
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01/11/2009 21:20:00

 

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