Paul McGrath - Gentleman & Legend
I went to the Paul McGrath / Ron Atkinson night that we'd publicised on Vital over the last few weeks. Great night... really, GREAT. I was too lazy (read - I was having a drink) to take photos and wasn't going to front page about it but then I just read this from fellow Vital Villan and so nearly the champ of the heads and tail game (mainly because he was sort of, kinda, how do I put this nicely? Oh yes, he was cheating!) JONAH:
What a bloke McGrath is. I asked him if he was aware of the esteem he is held in by villa fans.
I told him that I had been a villa fan for 50 years and there was no player, before or since him in that time that was held in such esteem by villa fans.
He said he knew about it, but didn't understand it as he didn't know what he had done to deserve it.
We use the term legend far too often, but that bloke deserves that title and so much more.
Says it all really doesn't it? Think of all the big headed players, all the ego's that fly about and then you get a true legend like Paul McGrath and he doesn't know what all the fuss is about. What a gent.