Iyseden Christie

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  1. Gazolba

    Gazolba Well-Known Member

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    Still plying his trade with Bedworth United at age 40. Looking at his career, he's certainly been a well-traveled player after leaving CCFC. Anyone remember him?
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    skybluedan Well-Known Member

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    Known him since we were in the same allesley aces team , a nice guy and was good man
     
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    skybluedan Well-Known Member

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    Still think he has the record for fastest league hat trick as well
     
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    I played against him, and other ex city players, in a charity tournament in the summer. Nice guy and can still finish!
     
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    Played against him when he was about 14 or 15 in a game at Folly Lane and he was battering big men and scored at least a couple.
     
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    Based on what people who knew them would tell me, I was convinced that by 2000 we'd have a hot-shot strikeforce of him and Chukki Eribenne.
     
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    Big Ron, rated him, and compared him to Steve Bull, but it never quite worked out. I remember him as a big strong centre forward, but eventually he had to leave us to get game time.
     
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    Yeah, I thought he was our great hope too.

    Wonder if his career would have been helped coming through the ranks when we were at our current level?
     
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    Moff Well-Known Member

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    If he came through now he would have done far better with us. Exactly what we could do with, young, determined, strong and quick. I wonder if he has any younger relatives who play!
     
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    wow now i feel old. he was youth player when i was at school. always remembered his name for some reason
     
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    Covstu Well-Known Member

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    Same, he was hyped as high potential. Its weird as you always think he is about 18 yrs old!
     
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    trevelfarandwide Well-Known Member

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    A blast from the past, haha, he used to live in Hillfields if I recall correctly? I remember catching a bus and seeing him down by the city farm, waved at him/gave the thumbs up and he did the same. Seemed a decent lad, even at 18 or 19.

    Think I saw his one and only appearance for us, but my memory fails at who it was against...seemed taller than I thought, very quick as well and had a hammer in his left foot. Good body balance too, he didn't get shrugged off the ball much. Might have been a reserve game, actually...ah well.

    I Salute thee, Mr Christie, at least I'm not as old as you pal. :-)
     
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    I used to see him waiting for a lift near the Hollybush when he played for Mansfield
     

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