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Last Week We Came Of Age - Baker

Nathan Baker said the youthful Villa team came of age last week in our victories over Norwich and Liverpool.

Speaking to the Official Site Baker said confidence was sky high after our recent exploits and although we have tough games coming up, he's hopeful that last week could be a big turning point for the club this season:

'It has definitely been a bit of a coming of age week for us reaching a cup semi final and then beating Liverpool. We have been on a great cup run and it's great to transfer some of those performances into the league games. There are some big game now in a busy festive period but we're definitely up for it. I'll sleep well over the next few weeks, that's for sure!'

Baker also makes a very telling comment when discussing how he, Herdy and Clarkie dealt with Suarez:

'I grew up with Ciaran and Chris throughout the club's Academy so we know each other's game pretty well, and like to play with each other. A lot of the young lads have won the reserve league together so hopefully we can do well with the first team now.'

That understanding really does seem to be showing promise for us now.

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Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday December 18 2012

Time: 4:29PM

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"Like to play with each other"!!!!!!! Think the lad was poorly advised in his interview or hopefully misquoted.
Villan444
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18/12/2012 16:40:00

With the three man defense doing so well it'll be interesting to see where -- or if -- Vlaar fits in when he comes back.
VillaWillRiseAgain
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18/12/2012 16:45:00

Boo 444!
mike_field
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18/12/2012 16:49:00

you trying to make 444 jump or are you booing him?!
The Fear
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18/12/2012 16:52:00

They can do what they like together as long as we keep winning as far as I'm concerned!
Lion Heart
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18/12/2012 17:00:00

444's comment reminds me of what Phil Tuffnell once said about Jonah Lomu's devastating four try performance against England in the 1995 Rugby World Cup. 'He tossed our boys off'.
VillaWillRiseAgain
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18/12/2012 17:01:00

Can we have less of the inuendos about Master Baker please
Pride of Lions
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18/12/2012 17:31:00

Agreed PoL!!! It is a bit childish and bordering on homophobic. Baker, Herd and Clark are playing well together but hopefully it won't alienate Vlaar. Lambert has made some great signings but hopefully he won't be just going after Brit/Irish talent because the current youngsters are performing. MON made that mistake. Players from the British Isles and elsewhere are the future.
VillaWillRiseAgain
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18/12/2012 17:46:00

Didn't they all "play together" in the *****dorf Stadium at somepoint?
Lost_In_Ca
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18/12/2012 17:57:00

Even the "Came Of Age" has a double entendre hint about it Mike. Your articles are normally non risque!!!!
Villan444
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18/12/2012 18:33:00

"we're definitely up for it"
Villan444
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18/12/2012 18:33:00

"beating Liverpool"
Villan444
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18/12/2012 18:34:00

"I'll sleep well over the next few weeks, that's for sure"
Villan444
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18/12/2012 18:34:00

Baker has been immense these last few weeks, simple as.
Mayo_12
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18/12/2012 19:27:00

Non risque, I'm usually full of puns and double entende's when I find them.
mike_field
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18/12/2012 20:28:00

actually mayo, he didnt put a foot wrong ever since his debut against Wigan
Gruck
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19/12/2012 04:46:00

 

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