Ron Saunders: Title-winning Aston Villa manager known as ‘Mr 110 per cent’

“Do you want to bet against us?” are the immortal words long associated with Ron Saunders by Aston Villa supporters since he uttered them in defiance ahead of the club’s Division One title triumph in 1981.

On a mid-April night at Villa Park, Villa had just suffered a 2-1 defeat to their nearest rivals, Bobby Robson’s Ipswich Town.

With a game in hand – five matches remaining to Villa’s four – Ipswich seemed to have the upper hand....
source: Darlington & Stockton Times

2019-12-07 23:38
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