The Va Va Zoom – Pink Echo Special

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Downtown Director, Chris McKenna rates the DIB team in his latest blog. Who is DIB's Pele? Who is DIB's Maradonna? And who is DIB's Ali Dia?

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″ shape_divider_position=”bottom”][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_column_text]After watching Everton as a kid with @DowntownFrank @ChrisWilcoxDIB and my Grandad; post-match we always made the walk to The Mons in Bootle, have a couple of drinks and get a pink Echo for all the analysis. The turnaround that we could get a paper about the match so quickly baffled and impressed me in equal measure.

These past few days I’ve had chance to reflect on the quick and impressive turnaround #TeamDowntown have made; so here is my footballing comparisons:[/vc_column_text][team_member image_url=”46992″ team_memeber_style=”meta_below” link_element=”none” color=”Accent-Color” name=”Chris Wilcox – 10/10″ description=”The Arsene Wenger. The gaffer. Without him we would have been f*cked. He’s introduced new ways of working and implemented them overnight. Technical ability like no other and has brought the best out of the old timers.”][team_member image_url=”46994″ team_memeber_style=”meta_below” link_element=”none” color=”Accent-Color” name=”Helen Bamford 10/10″ description=”The David Beckham. On Brand, AGILE and dictates the game; but instead of practicing free kicks, she makes lists and her distribution skills of said lists is phenomenal. Once I’ve finished this blog, I’ll get to mine.”][team_member image_url=”46995″ team_memeber_style=”meta_below” link_element=”none” color=”Accent-Color” name=”Heather Thornton 10/10″ description=”The James Milner. A Yorkshire lass with leadership skills beyond her years. Professionalism, efficiency and star quality in abundance. One of those people who you quickly realise you want on your team; and learn so much from every week!”][team_member image_url=”46996″ team_memeber_style=”meta_below” link_element=”none” color=”Accent-Color” name=”Frank McKenna 10/10″ description=”The Frank Lampard. He thinks he looks like him.”][team_member image_url=”46997″ team_memeber_style=”meta_below” link_element=”none” color=”Accent-Color” name=”Sarah Wilcox 10/10″ description=”The Gareth Barry. Unless they’re on your team, you’ll never know. Invaluable cog to the Downtown wheel. Anyone who makes a mistake, she’s there to mop it up. Keeps things ticking for the team and always brings a smile.”][team_member image_url=”46998″ team_memeber_style=”meta_below” link_element=”none” color=”Accent-Color” name=”Abby Goldie 10/10″ description=”The Jack Grealish. Star quality and loves a night out! Big personality around Brum with a big future!”][team_member image_url=”46999″ team_memeber_style=”meta_below” link_element=”none” color=”Accent-Color” name=”Patrick Gaffney 10/10″ description=”The George Best. Turned up late and didn’t take part in pre-season but his skill shines through. One to look out for on the Manchester circuit post lockdown. “][team_member image_url=”47000″ team_memeber_style=”meta_below” link_element=”none” color=”Accent-Color” name=”Cerys Evans 10/10″ description=”The Landon Donovan. The best loan signing in a generation. Sadly, will be lost in the summer returning to her club, John Moores University but will always hold a special place in our hearts. “][team_member image_url=”47001″ team_memeber_style=”meta_below” link_element=”none” color=”Accent-Color” name=”Ajay Dhunna 10/10″ description=”The Carlos Valderrama. Exceptional talent but might end up more famous for his haircut post lockdown. Donation details are below.”][team_member image_url=”47002″ team_memeber_style=”meta_below” link_element=”none” color=”Accent-Color” name=”Mark Jones 10/10″ description=”The Vinny Jones. Gets stuck in and brings entertainment in equal measure, always keeping spirits high. Watch out for him on the big screen #Batman”][team_member image_url=”47003″ team_memeber_style=”meta_below” link_element=”none” color=”Accent-Color” name=”Sophie Rooney 10/10″ description=”The Wayne Rooney. Burst onto the scene and like Georgie Best missed preseason but no doubt will become a household name in years to come.”][vc_column_text]#playerstogether #DowntownDen

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