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Doug Wades In Over McLeish - Might Surprise A Few!

Doug Wades In Over McLeish - Might Surprise A Few!

Allow me a moment of silliness fellow Villans!

I`ve had Doug Ellis thrown back in my face a few times this season due to my 'role` in anti Doug protests etc.

The old Doug arguments are passed us now but so many have said to me that Doug would have sacked McLeish by now and at least he got us (ie got the fans)

Did he?

Doug Ellis today said:

'It would be foolish for McLeish to go. Despite the fact most of the fans are upset he came from Birmingham, McLeish is a good manager."

So, our 'good` manager has the worst home record ever.

And all our hard work informing press that the dislike of Alex McLeish undone by the former Chairman.

Cheers Doug!

So maybe next time I`m on the road following Villa, or trying to 'enjoy` the torture at Villa Park, you could refrain from the bile and foaming mouth crap about Doug. He`s gone, he had to go, he is now an irrelevance. The current situation is far more pressing.

End of silly mode!

Doug quotes: Birmingham Post



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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Thursday April 26 2012
Time: 1:12PM

Comments

0
Sorry, couldn't resist having a moment... ahem!
The Fear
26/04/2012 13:14:00
0
We all go a bitl senniel jp in our old age! he proberbly cant even see the pitch.
eltoro
26/04/2012 13:22:00
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are we really taking this at face value? It is part of a concerted pr campaign since the bolton game, along with tthe statement and sending out a few players to take the heat off the useless *****.
lerneravfc
26/04/2012 13:25:00
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You mean McLeish presumably eltoro? There's no other explanation for it...
lurman
26/04/2012 13:26:00
0
Good old HDE showing he really has finally lost his marbles!
HH2
26/04/2012 13:30:00
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well he is the same penny pincher as RL seems to be.... As John gregory once said...he is caught in a timewarp!!!
Metalvillan
26/04/2012 13:37:00
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It's good to see ol' Dougie hasn't lost his sense of humour! "McLeish is a good manager" hahahaha classic!
Stephen Jay Hawkings
26/04/2012 13:48:00
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In fairness I don't think, given his club role, he would turn around and say, "I woods have sacked him by now, in fact I never would have hired him". He b also seems to be going along with the belief that most fans are upset about where he come from, not his inability to do the job. The media think it, abd I honestly think Lerner and Faulkner think it. It's unspeakably insulting.
Sheriff Kimbo
26/04/2012 13:54:00
0
Would, not woods. Stupid phone!
Sheriff Kimbo
26/04/2012 13:54:00
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No surprise, Doug has no idea or cares what Villa fans think or feel. He was exactly the same during his tenure as Chairman. It will always be the Witton Lane Stand.
notthedougellisstand
26/04/2012 14:09:00
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