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Paul McGrath: Building a Villan Legacy!

Started on 22 October 2014 by No1VillaFan / First Post
Latest Reply on 29 June 2015 by No1VillaFan / Last Post
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The Unknown Man


I was in disbelief! How the hell was I even considered for the job. I mean I have not even said yes but this is a club I hold dear to my heart. I am apparently a player who is an Irish legend and although I was born in Ealing, I had a Irish mother and a Nigerian father but unfortunatly he dissapeared soon after conception and I was put up to be fostered when I was just four weeks old because Mum was terrified that her father would find out she had become pregnant outside marriage and in a interracial relationship and had traveled in secret to have her child, who was considered illegitimate.

When he was 5 years of age, one of the daughters of the family I had been fostered by came to his Mum to say they couldn't control him. At that stage his mother had him back for a number of days before having to put him into an orphanage. Despite being named on on my birth certificate, the admission form required the name of the father, hence he was known as Paul Nwobilo for a time. He was brought up in a number of orphanages in Dublin but had regular visits from his mother, as well as his sister, up until the time he left.

I have played for many teams in the past, St. Patrick's Athletic, and Derby are amongst two teams I have played for but it is my two Premiership sides that I will be remembered for. I spent 7 years at Manchester United where I played 163 times and I scored 12 goals. But I take the greatest pleasure out of representing Republic Of Ireland 83 times in 12 years spanning from 1985-1997 where I was able to play at the 1988 European Championship in West Germany. This was Rep. Of Irelands first ever major tournament and went on to also make Italia 90 and U.S.A 1994.

This will sure be a big change to my singing career now I am going to be managing in the Premier League.
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The Unknown Man


Lambert Caught With Trousers Down




It has emerged today that Paul Lambert has been fired as Aston Villa boss. This is because he was caught with the Secretary, Mr. Oliver late last night. This has come as a big shock to Villa Park because Lambert had not long signed a brand new contract keeping him at the club for 'the foreseeable future' but that has obviously now ended.

In a statement issued by the former Villa Manager he apologized for what happened and went on record to say that he got very drunk and is not gay and it was a mistake that will never happen again.

There is a state of shock at Villa Park at the moment and captain Ron Vlaar said this was a sad day for the club. I am shocked but the right decision has been made here and he deserved to go. I hope we get in a manager that THE fans want because it will all hinge on whether I stay or I go.

Rumours are that Gareth Southgate, John Gregory and Owen Coyle are being linked but our spies say that one PAUL McGRATH is apparently top of the wish list for Randy Lerner, but he is staying very quiet at the moment on the speculation.


McGrath in his Villa days

What a team McGrath and Keane could make!

More on this story when we get it.
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Great writing so far, I am excited to see where things go.
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Nicely done. Not a big fan of real life managers getting fired by "fake" secretaries, but makes a perfectly good scandal. Would've never guessed you would go for a Villa story ;)
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He was caught with the secretary... Mr. Oliver? So... Paul Lamberts gay? lol. Welp, good luck with that! haha, will be a long time before we see an update with fixtures played ;) ;) ;) ;) ;)
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Yet another person's reputation in tatters as a result of your stories... LOVE IT! :)
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Bayern Thanks man I try and things are gonna go DOWN!

Akash Thanks dude but he didnt get fired by the male secretary, he got fired for screwing the male secretary.

Icarus He was drunk but faced the consequences.

Ziecheal Arghhhhh the biggest reputation wrecking since the Kagawa incident!

The Unknown Man


McGrath Signs On At Villa




Today Paul McGrath has been unveiled as the new Aston Villa manager on a one year deal at Villa Park taking over from sacked Paul Lambert after the ex manager was caught in the office with the male secretary.

There was a packed house at the Villa conference centre as the legendary Irish defender sat down with the press who only needed to ask one question. Why Aston Villa?

Why!?!?!? Because this is Aston Villa! This is the club where the fans are absolutely fantastic! The Chairman called me and asked if I was interested and I thought hell yeah I am. It is all about the ground and the fans to me. Aston Villa have the best fans in the world, they have some of the best youth and training facilities in the world too and just look at some of the squad. Ron Vlaar reminds me of me when I played for Villa. In Fabian Delph and Ashley Westwood, they have some of the best young talent in the Premier League and also in attack we have players like Gabby Agbonlahor and Andreas Weimann, but most of all Christian Benteke is going to be the best striker for us ever.


Roy Keane will keep his job as assistant manager

I just am so excited to be taking on this amazing opportunity and I ask the fans to be patient with me and my good friend Roy Keane as we are going to be creating something truly amazing here at Villa. I will look to concentrate purely on my youth team but we will need to buy some players too so watch this space. I am just super, super excited and I will now go and get started.


Roy and Paul will start there work straight away and we look forward with interest what they can do for the Villans this season.

The Unknown Man


Three Youngsters Promoted To The First Team


In a intent to back up what new Aston Villa manager Paul McGrath said at his press conference, he has promoted three promising youngsters to the first team.


Jordan Graham is going to be a shock regular at Villa maybe?

Jordan Graham is said to be high on manager McGrath's radar. The 19 year old has been at Villa since he was 16 and McGrath thinks he could be the surprise package this season. Me and Roy are looking forward to seeing Jordan's development over the coming season. I am hoping to give him a handful of first team appearances along with some under 21 appearances too.


Chris Herd is going to get another chance at Villa this season

Next up is Chris Herd. The Australian has been at Villa since 2005 and enjoyed a 19 game season in 2011/12 and Paul McGrath thinks he will be important this season for his versatility. Again although Chris is not that young in comparison to the rest, he has been harshly frozen out and will really show this season why Paul Lambert was wrong to discount him.


Jack Grealish is going to cause shock-waves this season

Lastly is superstar Jack Grealish. Damn this player is very, very good! I am honoured to be managing such a young superstar but he needs to be nurtured and I will make him a superstar but he MUST stay at Aston Villa!

I think these three players could prove better than signing but McGrath knows he is going to have to sell some players if he wants to buy some too.

I have an idea who I want to sell and I have a list of 3-4 players who I would like to buy too. I just can not wait to get stuck in. This is going to be a interestingly good time for Aston Villa
Anyone else think Grealish needs to spend more time in the gym and less time on his hair? Looks like Jedward... apart from he also looks like Jedward could take him in a fight, blindfolded... with their arms tied round each other!

Good luck with Keane by the way!!
Great start m8! :)
Ziech haha yeah but i dont care if he produces for me :D

Jason Thanks dude and thanks for reading it

The Unknown Man


Sanogo Signs For Villa On Loan



Yaya Sanogo Joins Villa on a Season's loan

Yaya Sanogo today clinched a deal to join Aston Villa on loan for the season. The Arsenal striker will no doubt get playing time at Villa and it would be a lot more than the amount of time he would get at The Emirates this season.

The French Under 21 international will join Manchester United loanee Tom Cleverly for the season and assistant manager Roy Keane is very excited at the prospect of seeing the Arsenal youngster play for Aston Villa this season. He is a incredible talent and if we can help him come on as a player then he will be a great addition for a season. I can not wait to see him banging in the goals for us.

Joining the youngster at Villa will be 21 year old Luc Castaignos from FC Twente on a deal where Villa will pay £2,500,000 upfron ant £7,000,000 in add ons depending on how he does at the club.


Luc Castaignos also is in at Villa but permantly

Castaignos started his career at Fayenoord and had an amazing season hitting 15 goals in 34 games which bagged him a move to Inter for £2,500,000 but was sold after a disappointing season to FC Twente where in two seasons he scored 27 goals in 65 games so hopefully Villa will be able to back up the signing for £9.5m and he will be a hit in the Premier League.

But out the door has already gone Darren Bent to Burnley for £2.1m. the Striker who joined Villa in 2010 was poor in the three season's he played for them regulary and could revive his career at Burnley but McGrath was happy to get rid of the striker none the less.

The Unknown Man


Star Signs New Deal




Paul McGrath said he would make sure big players would stay at the club and this is the case as club Captain Ron Vlaar has put an end to speculation linking him to a big money move to Tottenham by signing a bumper new four year deal worth £9,000,000 over the four years.

The defending had an outstanding world cup and the news that he has signed a new deal has delighted the fans of the Villans as they recognise that one of the clubs best players is now tied down to a long term contract. Ron reminds me of me said McGrath. He is imposing and will always be brave but most of all he is a fans favourite and will be captain of this club for a long, long time.

Vlaar is also reported to be happy he is staying at the club due to his long held passion for the club.

Paul McGrath: Building The Villan Legacy


Veteren Yobo Signs On At Villa



Yobo Signs For Villa

Former Everton defender Joseph Yobo has signed for Aston Villa on a free transfer. The Nigerian, who played over 190 times for Everton must have thought his time in the Premiership had come to an end but Villans boss Paul McGrath came in for his as a back up to the defenders he has at the moment.

Joseph is the ultimate professional and will be a valuable addition to this young side as the experience needed to nurture the talent we have at our disposal. I went for him when Roy said he had seen him training in Spain and thought we should take a chance on him.

The Nigerian, who has 100 international caps to his name can not wait to play his part in the Premier League this season. This season is going to be a big one for me because I want to play at the highest level and Villa are a big club who are going to be going places I am sure. I look around the training complex and I think WOW this place is amazing and then I had the pleasure of seeing Jack (Grealish) train and I think to myself, I am going to be playing in the same team as him when I join here so yes I can not wait to play for this great club.


Christian Benteke is going nowhere, according to Roy Keane

Some people are saying that McGrath is lining up a couple more signings but that will be it. There is real interest in Christian Benteke too but Roy Keane has stated that he is not for sale at any price.

Anyone who thinks they can sign Benteke, needs to think again because he is pivital for us this season and we intend on using him at every possible point. we have the makings of an awesome squad so watch this space. Said Keane

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