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Everyone was raving about England international Steve Coppell and they were all warning Chris not to get overawed by the winger's reputation.
He said: "It has been a long wait for a club like Villa to be there and you've just got to do your job, focus on it and not be overawed by it.
n p we won't be fazed or overawed - we were delighted with the draw TOM TAIWO
The one thing we did learn after 35 minutes was that we got totally overawed.
It could have been worse for Spartans in injury time as the home side hit the woodwork and missed a penalty and Wade said: "One or two of my lads have been overawed by the occasion, and some people have been getting carried away with our position in the table.
A spokesman for Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League quoted Mushtaq-ul-Islam, currently serving detention at Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu, as having said, "The sons of freedom movement cannot be sacred or overawed by the detentions and martyrdoms.
FORMER captain Inzamamul- Haq feels Pakistan were psychologically under pressure against South Africa and advised the national team players to stop being overawed by the world's number one Test team.
AFC FYLDE 1 ACCRINGTON STANLEY 4 WILL HATFIELD scored all four goals as Northern Premier Division side Fylde crashed out, with boss Dave Challinor suggesting his players were overawed.
There is of course a danger that Liverpool''s young players could be overawed by the occasion.
The 6ft 5in 21-year-old from Ontario, who crushed sixth seed Nicolas Almagro in the last round, headed into the match having never beaten a top-eight player but rarely looked overawed en route to a 6-4 7-6 (7/3) triumph.
Don't get overawed because you're in there as well, you're competing with them, you just have to believe you're good enough to compete with them.
Suffice to say that this young man, a keen horror fan, was so overawed at meeting his heroes that he lost control of several bodily functions, including speech.