The Full Morty: Dennis Mortimer

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The Full Morty: Dennis Mortimer

The Full Morty: Dennis Mortimer

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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 has written eight books to date, three on football, four on cricket and the award-winning biography on Hollywood movie star Steve McQueen, The Cooler King. With his firm grip on the coveted trophy, Mortimer surprises us by holding a camera in his other hand. Through this photograph, Mirrorpix allows us to relive those unforgettable moments that forever etch themselves into our collective memory - moments that define eras and inspire generations to come. Captured in 1980, Dennis beams with pride as his beautiful wife Janis presents him with their precious son weighing a healthy 6lb 4oz.

Ideal for Villans, vintage football aficionados, and collectors, this collection pays tribute to a man who lifted the greatest prize in club football. I love being a part of this club, love being captain, love everything this club stands for both on and off the pitch. Having made just over 400 appearances for Villa over a decade in the Midlands, he left for Brighton and Hove Albion. Dennis Mortimer became Aston Villa's most famous captain when he lifted the Lions’ first League Championship trophy in 71 years.This snapshot captures not only a historic football victory but also showcases Mortimer's multifaceted talents beyond the pitch. The nostalgic charm of this print takes us back to the vibrant atmosphere of the 1980s when Aston Villa reigned supreme. His presence exudes leadership and charisma, qualities that undoubtedly contributed to Aston Villa's triumph in Europe's most prestigious club competition. They become symbols of inspiration and aspiration for countless young men who dream of achieving greatness both on and off the field. The "Detailed stats" tab shows a player's total appearances, goals, cards and cumulative minutes of play for each competition, and indicates the season in which it occurred.

We've detected that you are using AdBlock Plus or some other adblocking software which is preventing the page from fully loading.After signing for Coventry City as a teenager in the late 1960s, Mortimer lined up against such legends as Bobby Moore, Geoff Hurst, Franz Beckenbauer and George Best. The gripping memoir and tell-all biography of Dennis Mortimer, including his decade at Villa and the team’s European Cup win.

He joined Villa in 1975, going onto Captain the team in the 1982 European Cup final, which they went onto win 1-0 again Bayern Munich. The love and support of Janis by his side is evident, creating a strong foundation that undoubtedly contributed to Dennis' achievements on the field. 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. Contact the Champions Speakers Agency to provisionally enquire about hiring Dennis Mortimer for your next event, today. 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.Mortimer captained Villa to the 1980–81 Football League championship, the club's first League title for more than 70 years. After realising pretty quickly that life wasn't for him, he chose to follow his heart instead and trained to become a journalist. In this print from Memory Lane Prints, we are transported back to the glorious moment when Dennis Mortimer, the esteemed captain of Aston Villa, proudly held up the European Cup on 8th August 1979. Dennis Mortimer became Aston Villa's most famous captain when he lifted the Lions' first League Championship trophy in 71 years. Authenticated with genuine signatures, these collectibles transport fans to the unforgettable night in Rotterdam.

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