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Dawkins - Blessed To Be At Villa

Simon Dawkins has talked more about his injury hell, and said he feels blessed to have a chance to kick his career on at a club like Villa.

Speaking to the Official Site Dawkins explained that his injury experience means he now truly values every moment he has in football, and he thinks the mental strength he has gained will stand him in good stead for the league.

'I think my battle back from injury helps me. I am always thinking in my mind about what I've been through, it was difficult, hard times, but I came through it. Every time I enter the pitch I feel really blessed. Now I'm blessed to be playing at Villa. That battle back enhanced my desire, determination and belief. I think those qualities will stand me in good stead for this battle at Villa.'

You're going to need it Simon. It's all well and good talking about our facilities and calling us a big team in the Premier League, hopefully your desire can rub off on some of our existing players and they can also realise the chance they have and work together to kick us up the league!

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Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 6 2013

Time: 10:00AM

Your Comments

he can say what he wants to say, but I'l judge him on his performances on the pitch.
david-avfc
I wonder how his father Richard Dawkins would react to him using the term 'blessed'?
astonvillage
Lets hope he gets a chance to show us what he can do against West Sham
Pride of Lions
Great chance for Simon to show what he can do, go out there.. skin defenders ... score match winning goals ... keep us in the premiership ... Simon ... Just do it !!!!!
Eddy1
nice comments, lets hope he can hit the ground running. Look forward to seeing him help this struggling team.
The Fear
Good luck to the lad. 1 question why doesn't the boss play bent, agbonlahor and n'zogbia them with benteke are your best attacking players seems madness not to play them
gibbothfc
 

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