However, Vinnie Jones had a different take on the Liverpool dressing room. Speaking on Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast on TalkSport, Jones said that ahead of his retirement, Gerrard invited the former Wimbledon man into the Liverpool changing room and Jones did not like what he saw. Indeed, Jones only conceded three goals during his 33-minute stint, with Lee Clark striking just a few minutes in before Les Ferdinand wrapped up his hat-trick (’63) and Philippe Albert added a late cake-icer (’84). Wimbledon eventually ended up losing 6-1 but their makeshift goalkeeper, for what it was worth, had himself a rare old time.
Vincent 'Vinnie' Peter Jones (Watford, 5 januari 1965) is een Engels acteur en voormalig voetballer. Als middenvelder kwam hij onder andere uit voor Wimbledon FC, Leeds United, Chelsea en het Welsh voetbalelftal (omdat zijn grootouders uit Wales kwamen). Former Wimbledon midfielder Vinnie Jones looks back at his side's famous 1-0 win over Liverpool in the 1988 FA Cup final. Jones says he targeted Reds midfielder Steve McMahon and was surprised it took him 19 minutes into the game to 'nail' him.
Vinnie Jones became an iconic figure at Wimbledon during the 80s and 90s Credit: Getty - Contributor. And preparing to swap the movies for a microphone as a BT Sport pundit for AFC Wimbledon’s FA Cup clash with West Ham at Kingsmeadow, Jones has a wardrobe dilemma. Vinnie Jones has revealed how Crazy Gang pal John Fashanu savagely beat up a Wimbledon team-mate by throwing him around the dressing-room and smashing him against the floor.
vinnie jones half volley vs liverpool at anfield. Premier League match Wimbledon FC vs Liverpool (9 Sep 1995). Preview and stats followed by live commentary, video highlights and match report.
With only one point in it, though, Jones is certain the title race will go right to the wire. And despite suggestions he has a grudge against Liverpool after Wimbledon’s famous FA Cup victory in 1988, former defender Jones insists he would be elated to see the Reds end their 29-year wait for a league crown. Vinnie Jones grabbed Gazza's nuts in one of football's most iconic photos Credit: News Group Newspapers Ltd. IT’S Saturday, February 6, 1988 and Wimbledon are hosting Newcastle United in a First Division clash at Plough Lane. All the pre-match talk is dominated by one man – the Magpies’ prodigious young talent, Paul Gascoigne.
First of all, Jones admitted he would deliberately focus on taking out West Ham captain Mark Noble early doors, if he was playing for Wimbledon, in order to send a clear message to the other opposition players. “Noble’s a good lad in midfield,” the footballer-turned-actor began. 14 May 1988 FA Cup Final Liverpool FC v Wimbledon FC - Vinnie Jones of Wimbledon waves his winning medal towards the media as his team cause a big shock by winning 1-0 at Wembley. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images
The year was 1995, the month was October, and Wimbledon were playing Newcastle at St James’ Park. The Dons were unfortunate to have recognised ‘keeper Paul Heald red-carded in the 57th minute and, with all three subs having already been made, a young, spry midfield terrier by the name of Vinnie Jones volunteered to go in goal for the. Vinnie Jones is the Crazy Gang back-seat driver helping to plot another famous Wimbledon FA Cup upset. Now-Hollywood film star Jones played in the Dons’ finest hour 31 years ago, when the underdogs from Bash Street beat runaway champions Liverpool in the final.
Wimbledon and Liverpool stars look back on the biggest upset in modern FA Cup final history. (Wimbledon): ‘Vinnie Jones and myself got up early in the morning to get Princess Di some flowers because we knew she’d be presenting the trophy.. Aston Villa's Louie Barry scores during England vs Ukraine game; The AFC Wimbledon game plan is 30 years old, or as vintage knuckle duster Vinnie Jones tells i: “It ain’t rocket science”. Yes West Ham can expect Crazy Gang II at the Kingsmeadow: a bish, bash, bosh retro tear-up authored by original cast member Wally Downes and aided by the voice of Jones in his ear.
Vinnie Jones says Marcelo Bielsa and Leeds can finally Snatch promotion to Premier League three decades after he did it.. Jones became reunited with former Wimbledon boss Dave Bassett at Sheffield United,. Neville enjoys Liverpool bottling it as Arsenal celebrate Invincibles tag. 0 Comments. En el Wimbledon, Jones era el más conocido de un equipo apodado como 'Crazy gang' por su dureza y su macarrismo. 'En este club, los únicos hooligans son los jugadores', llegó a decir su presidente. Con su estilo, la 'Crazy gang' llegó a ganar la FA Cup de 1988 al Liverpool.
In 1998 Vinnie Jones made his film debut in Guy Ritchie's crime comedy Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, in which he played a mob enforcer, Big Chris. Jones was typecast in similar roles as criminals or villains, including the dapper gun-for-hire 'Bullet-Tooth Tony' in Ritchie's 2000 follow up Snatch. Discover ideas about Afc Wimbledon. Vinnie Jones - Wimbledon. Afc Wimbledon Vinnie Jones Big Face Liverpool Picture Cards Heroes Legends. More information.
What A Tackle From Vinnie Jones. What A Tackle From Vinnie Jones. Skip navigation Sign in. Search. Loading... Close. This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue.. Vinnie Jones vs Liverpool - 1988 FA Cup Final - Duration: 6:16. Kike Acuña 50,259 views. 6:16. Vinnie Jones: Wimbledon's FA Cup final triumph over Liverpool still my favourite football memory By James McManus Former Wimbledon midfielder Vinnie Jones has looked back on the 1988 FA Cup win over Liverpool , highlighting it as his proudest moment in football. Martin Keown has revealed facing Wimbledon's Crazy Gang was 'like playing a bunch of louts'. Sportsmail's columnist was asked in his live Q&A session Tackle Keown what memories he had of playing against Vinnie Jones, John Fashanu and the rest of the 1988 FA Cup-winning team.
It is one of the most iconic photos in sporting history and now Vinnie Jones and Paul Gascoigne have recreated their famous snap. During the clash between Wimbledon and Newcastle United on February 6, 1988, Jones was marking Gascoigne and decided to deal with him by grabbing his crotch. Former Wimbledon midfielder Vinnie Jones says that he would have 'dragged Jamie Carragher out of the car' if the football pundit had spat in the direction of his daughter.. Preview: Chelsea vs. Liverpool - prediction, team news, lineups. Liverpool 'monitor PSV Eindhoven striker Donyell Malen'
Wimbledon recorded a shock victory against Liverpool in the 1988 FA Cup final Late is one way of describing Vinnie Jones tackle on Steve McMahon during the 1988 FA Cup final. The game was minutes old when the Wimbledon midfielder decided to send his Liverpool counterpart into orbit with a reducer. Vincent Peter Jones (Watford, Hertfordshire; 5 de enero de 1965), más conocido como Vinnie Jones, es un exfutbolista y actor británico. Durante su etapa como jugador de fútbol desempeñó la posición de centrocampista defensivo y destacó por un estilo de juego agresivo e intimidatorio, en ocasiones muy violento.
AFC Wimbledon vs Liverpool: The Crazy Gang was much more than John Fashanu and Vinnie Jones, says John Scales. As Wimbledon get set to meet Liverpool in a nostalgia-inducing tie tonight, defender who was part of the Dons’ ’88 Cup-winning team tells Glenn Moore it was a volatile dressing room but that the legend has been exaggerated. View stats of Midfielder Vinnie Jones, including goals scored, assists and appearances, on the official website of the Premier League.
As League Two's AFC Wimbledon and Liverpool prepare to face off in the competition on Monday, BBC Sport speaks to former Liverpool players Gary Gillespie and Ray Houghton, ex-Wimbledon players Vinnie Jones, Lawrie Sanchez and Dave Beasant, as well as Ivor Heller, the fan who would go on to co-found AFC Wimbledon 14 years later. Wimbledon hardman Vinnie Jones opened up on that famous photograph with Paul Gascoigne in the 1980s, in a candid joint-interview with the former Newcastle, Tottenham and England midfielder.
McMahon was afforded the ultimate respect by Vinnie Jones, who said that if he could stop McMahon, then Wimbledon could stop Liverpool. Jones and Mcmahon locked horns early on, and Jones fouled McMahon aggressively early on in the game with a two footed tackle. Vinnie Jones joined talkSPORT on Monday morning to regale us with a hilarious story about his time as part of Wimbledon’s ‘Crazy Gang’. Jones played over 200 games for the Dons in two spells, and was part of their rise to the top division and FA Cup success in 1988.
Relive Vinnie Jones' colourful contributions to BT Sport's coverage of AFC Wimbledon's shock 4-2 victory over West Ham in their FA Cup fourth round clash at. Relive Vinnie Jones' colourful contributions to BT Sport's coverage of AFC Wimbledon's shock 4-2 victory. Vinnie Jones vs Liverpool - 1988 FA Cup Final - Duration: 6:16. Vinnie Jones in a heated moment. A bunch of Wimbledon players who had a reputation for playing in the hardest possible way, and surprisingly also had a penchant for playing practical jokes on each other, the rest of the team, and even the manager! Despite this reputation though, Jones was undoubtedly an extremely talented footballer.
The 1988 FA Cup Final was the 107th final of the FA Cup. It took place on 14 May 1988 at Wembley Stadium and was contested between Wimbledon and Liverpool, the dominant English club side of the 1980s and newly crowned league champions. Vinnie Jones praying Leeds United 'don't f**k it up' - and makes prediction for next term Hollywood film star Vinnie Jones still keeps a close eye on his former club Leeds and says there is no stopping them - if they don't mess up promotion. Popular British actor Vinnie Jones is considered one of the most famous Wimbledon players, scoring 14 goals in 177 appearances for the club. Jones has 7 Premier League red cards, making him one of the dirtiest players in the history of English football.
Discover (and save) your own Pins on Pinterest. This Pin was discovered by Jeff Fishburn. Discover (and save) your own Pins on Pinterest.. . Manchester City. Vinnie Jones - Wimbledon. Manchester City Manchester United Vinnie Jones. Vinnie Jones - Wimbledon. Manchester City Manchester United Vinnie Jones. Vinnie Jones was the polar opposite to Paul Gascoigne as a player Earmarked as the future of English football, the 20-year-old kid, who became affectionately known as ‘Gazza’ soon had everyone falling at his feet, praising his style at the heart of Willie McFaul’s side.
Wimbledon's Vinnie Jones sends Liverpool an early message as he puts a strong tackle on Steve McMahon in the 1988 FA Cup final at Wembley. Available to UK users only. Aug 27, 2013 - Awesome Actor/footballer For Leeds United. See more ideas about Vinnie jones, Leeds united and Actor.