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Best Welsh player to play for WBA
« on: March 19, 2015, 09:28:43 PM »
Thought i would join in :)

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Re: Best Welsh player to play for WBA
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2015, 09:33:08 PM »
Jason Koumas, has to be
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Re: Best Welsh player to play for WBA
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2015, 09:34:17 PM »
Micky Thomas  :P
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Re: Best Welsh player to play for WBA
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2015, 09:36:10 PM »
Graham Williams full back and skipper
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« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2015, 09:41:55 PM »
Captain Mardon, International?
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Re: Best Welsh player to play for WBA
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2015, 09:44:24 PM »
not forgetting the big man John Hartson
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Re: Best Welsh player to play for WBA
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2015, 10:20:29 PM »
A name from the past Dick Krzywicki.
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« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2015, 10:33:30 PM »
A name from the past Dick Krzywicki.
Scored for Wales against the then World champions, England, in the 1970 Home Championships.
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« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2015, 10:36:18 PM »
Earnshaw for the goal celebrations.

Andy Johnson for the commitment.

Koumas for the talent.

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« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2015, 10:37:06 PM »
not forgetting the big man John Hartson

He is indeed Welsh, but he was bloody dreadful for us after his debute
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Re: Best Welsh player to play for WBA
« Reply #10 on: March 19, 2015, 10:50:44 PM »
Graham Williams. Hard as nails full back and great captain who led us to three cup finals and two trophies.

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« Reply #11 on: March 19, 2015, 11:12:17 PM »
He is indeed Welsh, but he was bloody dreadful for us after his debute

It's highly likely the poor bloke was in the early stages of cancer.. He was absolutely written off when he plucked up the courage to see a doctor.

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« Reply #12 on: March 20, 2015, 04:52:41 AM »
Graham Williams. Hard as nails full back and great captain who led us to three cup finals and two trophies.

Outstanding.
Without a doubt, and gave me my greatest moment when lifting the F.A cup in 68.
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Re: Best Welsh player to play for WBA
« Reply #13 on: March 20, 2015, 09:48:32 AM »
Not a great but anyone remember Ian Edwardes,

I'll stand correcting on this but I think he holds record for most goals in an international whilst an albion player. (memory says 6 against cyprus)

have now checked wiki, he sored 4 against malta, whist playing for chester, this alzheimer thingee is rubbish innit !!
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Re: Best Welsh player to play for WBA
« Reply #14 on: March 20, 2015, 09:58:25 AM »
Koumas followed by Earnshaw.
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Re: Best Welsh player to play for WBA
« Reply #15 on: March 20, 2015, 10:33:44 AM »
Although I never had the pleasure of watching him play live, for me the stand out candidate for best Welsh player to play for WBA has to be Graham Williams.

Koumas was a potentially mercurial talent, but he did not consistently reach the heights that he either could or should have attained.

To my mind therefore, in terms of consistency and solid performances over a number of years, the title belongs to former FA Cup lifting Captain Graham Williams.

By a considerable country mile.
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Re: Best Welsh player to play for WBA
« Reply #16 on: March 20, 2015, 11:00:31 AM »
Not a great but anyone remember Ian Edwardes,

I'll stand correcting on this but I think he holds record for most goals in an international whilst an albion player. (memory says 6 against cyprus)

have now checked wiki, he sored 4 against malta, whist playing for chester, this alzheimer thingee is rubbish innit !!

I remember watching him in a reserve game at the Hawthorns, forget who it was against now, he was stood on the half way line while the opposition goalkeeper took a goal-kick, it came at him like a rocket and he headed it straight back from the half way line and scored, unbelievable
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Re: Best Welsh player to play for WBA
« Reply #17 on: March 20, 2015, 11:05:18 AM »
I loved watching Koumas play when at his best.
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Re: Best Welsh player to play for WBA
« Reply #18 on: March 20, 2015, 11:06:20 AM »
Although I never had the pleasure of watching him play live, for me the stand out candidate of best Welsh player to play for WBA has to be Graham Williams.

Koumas was a potentially mercurial talent, but he did not consistently reach the heights that he eihter could or should have attained.

To my mind therefore, in terms of consistency and solid performances over a number of years, the title belongs to former FA Cup lifting Captain Graham Williams.

By a considerable country mile.

Also an international left back, Stuart Williams was possibly better. Later on he also served as head coach under Alan Ashman. Despite being a heavy smoker he was very quick and occasionally played as a forward

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« Reply #19 on: March 20, 2015, 11:48:17 AM »
Also an international left back, Stuart Williams was possibly better.

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Re: Best Welsh player to play for WBA
« Reply #20 on: March 20, 2015, 11:50:40 AM »
Graham Williams...........cut him in half and he is still blue & white
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« Reply #21 on: March 20, 2015, 11:54:28 AM »
From my time Williams. Ever, Jimmy Murphy maybe?

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« Reply #22 on: March 21, 2015, 11:47:26 AM »
Stuart or Graham Williams - couldn't separate them then, and won't separate them now.
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Re: Best Welsh player to play for WBA
« Reply #23 on: March 21, 2015, 03:08:12 PM »
Goalkeeper Tony Millington was quite brilliant when he first came into the team but faded after a couple of seasons.

For his all round play, superbly timed tackling and a wonderful team man Stuart Williams for me.

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