Date: 11th July 2012 at 2:55pm
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Good heavens, didn`t expect these quotes!

Paul Lambert is looking forward to the experience of Shay Given (no quibbles) and Richard Dunne.

Really?

Gulp and blimey O`Reilly.

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He explains that they are both experienced, been around the block and that is needed.

He says they`ve been great for Villa and that the Euro campaign was tough for them.

Has Dunne been great? First season with Collins, yes. Since?

For me, a big no. In fact, unless he has his head back in the game, he`s at times been a liability, not just on the pitch at times by the sounds of it.

‘But they’ve done great for Villa in the past and had fantastic football careers let alone anything else. But they’ve been over the course before and once I see them I’ll have another chat with them.’

Hey ho, clean slate for any player he decides he wants to keep and he is right, we do need experience with the youth.

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Shay Given Profile and Shay Given Forum Thread.

Richard Dunne Profile and Richard Dunne Forum Thread.