Is it football time yet? Almost! In the meantime, enjoy these tasty morsels of news.
I'll be honest, I'm not entirely sure what the methodology is here, but it certainly passes the eye test. Plus, fun interactive data visualization! As it stands, according to this, Villa have a <5% chance of relegation! Sunderland, on the other hand, are currently at 66%. Schadenfreude is the best freude.
Listen, I didn't mean to link CFC twice, but I went over there to see if they had anything interesting on the upcoming Villa match and just found these two things. You really should just bookmark them, as they've got some really great writers over there.
This isn't a particularly great article. You don't even really need to click it. I just love the balls it takes to publish something like this. "Lambert would listen to loan offers for Hutton" (yes, we knew that) and then "here's Hutton's career."
Apparently Roy wanted to be a travel agent. The problem was that he only ever recommended trips to Manchester, Liverpool, and London.