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Septic Peg

Bristol City v Aston Villa Match Day 10

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Good morning Jake Paulers.

I'm knocking this MDT for you bright and early so I don't get side tracked and forget not to do it. Bite me.

 

So Aston Villa. Now I've done a Match Day Thread for us v Villa before and I expect it's in the vault somewhere if anyone wants a browse so I'm not gonna take over past info.

Today, instead, I'm discussing celebrity fans. Starting with Villa.

So anyone know any famous Villa fans?

Here's one for the older crowd. Ian Lavender aka Pike from Dad's Army. Do you remember he always wore a scarf around his neck? The actor was told by the wardrobe department to pick a scarf for the character to wear, he chose the claret and blue of Villa, the club he supported.

How's about Forrest Gump? Yep, Mr Toy Story Tom Hanks is a Villa fan. He's yet to see them play live but regularly watches matches online.

Moving into the world of politics and everyone's favourite porcine fancier, David Cameron professes supporting Villa as do local boys gone bad, the musicians from Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler - both born a stone's throw from Villa Park.

 

However the crowning glory (pun fully intended) is HRH The Duke of Cambridge aka Prince William. Widely surprising but when asked why he supported Villa, he responded that he wanted a team outside of the big boys that could give him a more emotional rollercoaster of a ride. So he picked Villa and has been seen on a few occasions at Villa Park, watching games live and has also been spotted going "incognito" and in with the main crowd. Perhaps the prawn sandwich brigade ain't all that after all...

 

So who do we have?

Mark Watson - known around the country for his comedic appearances, he regularly frequents AG. 

Local sports starts including golfer Chris Wood and Darts pro Mark Dudbridge are fans.

Joe Sims, now a prime time TV and Netflix actor, he's rubbing shoulders with the likes of Olivia Coleman and David Tennant but he's happiest in the SS where his thick Bristolian accent shines through. Luckily, he's also a talented voice actor and can do over 100 different accents/dialects and vocal tones.

Russell Crowe is a personal fan after he admitted to watching out for our results alongside his other favourites, Leeds. The club spun this into an April Fool a few years back when some cleverclogs photoshopped big Russ into training photos of the squad. It went viral and got back to Russell, whom had found the joke hilarious.

 

I can go on as there are many more...... but I will leave the best til last.

SIR TONY ROBINSON AKA BALDRICK.

This man needs no intro and he needs no comment. You know the stories already. Cut this man in two and it would say Bristol City up his spine. He doesn't attend as much as he used to but he is always with us in spirit. From the low days to the glow days, Baldrick has witnessed them alongside us. 

I'd rather have Baldrick than Prince William for sure.

 

On to tonight.

 

4 out of their 11 squad are City rejects. Tammy, Bolasie, Uncle Albert and Kodj. How the Villa have fallen, having to sniff up our sloppy seconds. That being said, with our injury list looking more like the admissions sheet of Southmead Hospital, we can't be expected to go for the win tonight. 1-1 draw.

Tammy and Adomah will both come over and give us a wave at the end. Bolasie can't remember us and Kodj doesn't care.

Ho hum.

 

COYRS!

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"Morning Jake Paulers" ******* rolling at that one, good start. Up the Logang imo.

Poor work to leave out Del Naja/Banksy in a list of celebrity City fans mind.

LJ's Threshing Machine 3-1 Mr Potato Head

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Jake Paulers? Okay!

TOP DEFINITION
A group of particularly young children mentally illbeyond belief. They tend to support egotistic Jake Paul. The older they are the more mentally disturbed they are. Proceed with caution, and remember they are too retarded to change.
Jake Paulers prove Hitler killed the wrong people

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I will be giving Tammy and Albert a clap.  Not sure about Bolasie and Kodja though.  We do need to do something tonight to get our season back on track as I dont want a run of 2 defeats turning into a run of 3, 4 or 5.  Hopefully our boys will rise to the big occasion.

1 - 1 draw I think too but hoping for better.

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30 minutes ago, wendyredredrobin said:

I will be giving Tammy and Albert a clap.  

Nice gesture but I think giving them the clap is best left to Peg and her ample charms

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20 minutes ago, Southport Red said:

I think John Cleese is also a City fan?

He is.

He grew up in WSM and went to Clifton College - where you are unlikely to EVER find any Gasheads. 

 

 

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53 minutes ago, Sweeneys Penalties said:

isnt Nigel Kennedy a celebrity Villa fan?

Is he a celebrity or just a complete knob ?

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33 minutes ago, BanburyRed said:

Has the mass invasion/exodus of Brummies from Weston and Brean started yet?! 

Spotted 4 in Burnham High ST this morning, complete with scarves, cheap anoraks and £10 trainers, scouring our fine array of charity shops to tale their treasures home.

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9 minutes ago, Ashtonboy said:

Spotted 4 in Burnham High ST this morning, complete with scarves, cheap anoraks and £10 trainers, scouring our fine array of charity shops to tale their treasures home.

Aston Villa's Lonsdale Slip-on Paedo Army are in town?

 

 

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Oooh, its going to be tight as a nuns chuff this one. We are a little loose at the back, so are Villa. We are good going forward, so are Villa. It's gonna come down to who wants it more and after our last outing at Wigan, the smart money is on Villa.

4-3 Villa (gets tin hat)

 

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1 hour ago, BigTone said:

Is he a celebrity or just a complete knob ?

Obviously the latter dad.

I remember seeing a program about him from donkey's years ago when he was a 'child prodigy' and he was proper posh. He was trained to speak like us mere mortals when previously he was Jacob Reese Mogg posh.

What a tool!! 

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59 minutes ago, Ska Junkie said:

Obviously the latter dad.

I remember seeing a program about him from donkey's years ago when he was a 'child prodigy' and he was proper posh. He was trained to speak like us mere mortals when previously he was Jacob Reese Mogg posh.

What a tool!! 

What a stinking rich talented tool .

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Good intro @Septic Peg but in your summary of famous City supporters you missed the most famous of them all - the one and only comedian and ex candidate for mayor of Bristol, Stoney Garnet

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24 minutes ago, Porto Red said:

Richard Scudamore

Jonathan Pearce

Grey Worm

Mornington Crescent 

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1 hour ago, BigTone said:

Mornington Crescent 

No sorry, the Ashton Adjunct rule can’t be used to follow a Grey Wormhole reverse pitch.

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3 hours ago, JamesBCFC said:

Aston Villa, the Bristol City tribute act.

Won't be an easy game, none at this level are, but no reason we can't get a result.

I'm going down tonight FULLY expecting a result.

 

I don't think it'll be abandoned

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PATERSON DOESN'T START, GET THE **** IN

WE'RE GONNA WIN THE LEAGUE

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Jedinak starting at CB for Villa, and their fans on Twitter ain't happy with Bruce for that call.

Taylor and Andi to give him the run around up there surely, bloke is slow, and loves to dive in...

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2 minutes ago, CiderHider said:

With everyone fit, what is our best 11, i genuinely haven't got a clue right now.

Sorry I should ask on another thread or if one is not available, start my own thread.

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We've been starting games well at tempo, I expect us to start fast and attacking and hopefully earn ourtselves a goal, that is the type of football we're becoming good at and i like it, when we get into the prem we'll literally be Barcelona. :pray:

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34 minutes ago, old_eastender said:

Happy neither Pato or Watkins are starting...

Watkins on the bench to avoid any more injuries ! :shocking:

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