The Full Morty: Dennis Mortimer

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The Full Morty: Dennis Mortimer

The Full Morty: Dennis Mortimer

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Tireless midfielder who covered the space behind Gordon Cowans, he is remembered also by his insertion capacity and personality. This image serves as a powerful reminder of how sports icons like Dennis Mortimer transcend their roles as mere athletes. In his tell-all autobiography, Mortimer lifts the lid on the highs and lows of his time at Villa and shares stories galore about the many characters he met through his life in football. His presence exudes leadership and charisma, qualities that undoubtedly contributed to Aston Villa's triumph in Europe's most prestigious club competition. Mortimer captained Villa to the 1980–81 Football League championship, the club's first League title for more than 70 years.

The captain of the Aston Villa team that claimed victory over Bayern Munich at the 1982 European Cup Final, Dennis also displayed his incredible skills as a leader and set himself up to be a standout figure of the clubs history.He worked for The Professional Football Association as regional director of coaching in the Midlands area from 1996 to 2005. Dennis Mortimer became Aston Villa's most famous captain when he lifted the Lions' first League Championship trophy in 71 years. If you would like a personal dedication please use the box above and enter the name you would like it making out to. After realising pretty quickly that life wasn't for him, he chose to follow his heart instead and trained to become a journalist. Dennis George Mortimer (born 5 April 1952) is an English former footballer who played as a midfielder and captained Aston Villa.

Considered as Aston Villa greatest captain ever, Dennis Mortimer was the man who lifted the European Cup in 1982. Comics used to feature snotty-nosed kids from back-to-backs taking on and, against all odds, beating posh Henrys who pronounced their 'aitches' and came from homes with inside lavatories. The gripping memoir and tell-all biography of Dennis Mortimer, including his decade at Villa and the team’s European Cup win.This snapshot not only captures a significant milestone in Dennis' personal life but also showcases the importance of family amidst a successful sporting career. This job took him around the world to places like Australia for the Ashes, the Caribbean for the Cricket World Cup, the Indian sub-continent for many series, and lots of Premier League football grounds. Dennis Mortimer became Aston Villa's most famous captain when he lifted their first League Championship trophy in 71 years in 1981, and achieved European glory the next year. Mortimer was capped by England at youth [7] and under-23 level [8] and captained England B, [9] [10] but was never capped for the full England team. He became a journalist in 1994, writing predominantly on Warwickshire CCC and Aston Villa for Midlands newspapers.

You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. Amongst other honours, Dennis Mortimer won 1 European Cup, 1 Football League, 1 League Cup, and 1 UEFA Supercup. Mortimer became an integral part of Villa's midfield and in 1982, captained the side to a 1-0 win over Bayern Munich in the European Cup, which would be the club's first and only European trophy to date. Aston Villa skipper Dennis Mortimer celebrates the joyous arrival of his first child, Richard, in this heartwarming photo print.Known for his outspoken personality and controversial punditry, Dennis Mortimer is always a popular choice of football speaker, either encouraging debate or inspiring enthusiasm Mortimer is nothing if not entertaining and is sure to be welcomed – warmly or otherwise – by any and all audiences at after dinner speaker events. Mortimer received an honorary doctorate from the University of Worcester in 2011 for "his outstanding contribution to football".

Mortimer's youthful energy is evident as he stands confidently amidst a backdrop of cheering fans and fellow teammates. Ideal for Villans, vintage football aficionados, and collectors, this collection pays tribute to a man who lifted the greatest prize in club football. He was in the dressing room for the most successful period in the club's history, but was frozen out by the chairman before his eventual exit.

We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. This snapshot captures not only a historic football victory but also showcases Mortimer's multifaceted talents beyond the pitch. They become symbols of inspiration and aspiration for countless young men who dream of achieving greatness both on and off the field. Captured in 1980, Dennis beams with pride as his beautiful wife Janis presents him with their precious son weighing a healthy 6lb 4oz.

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