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The Villa Times - 06/04/2012

The Villa Times - 06/04/2012

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So the R word seems to be creeping in more and more..... a look at the pundits etc etc on the relegation battle plus where to go from here: The 'R' Word For AVFC

Stuck for things to do now the weather has deserted us, why not have a stadium tour with a legend? This Sunday (April 8) Brian Little will join our tour guides and will be on hand sharing his memories as a player and manager as fans are escorted round our magnificent stadium. Details: Stadium Tours With Legends

Steve Wade: Shock and awe! Like all Villa fans it came as a big shock to hear the news of Stan's diagnosis of leukaemia last Friday. It was a horrible reminder of all the nasty realities, watching football is supposed to distract us from. The fact that it happened to a guy known to be a model professional, seemed to make it worse, somehow. It seems that even paragons get sick, apparently. Full article: Something For The Weekend (377)

It's being reported that Villa are close to signing Hearts 29 year old goalie Marian Kello on a pre contract agreement for the summer. STV say they understand that the player is attempting to secure an early release from his contract at the Scottish club after falling out with the manager. Full article: Second Pre Contract Close To Agreement?

And more on the goalie link and Guzan probably leaving? Transfer Talk: Guzan Leaving? Hearts Keeper In?

Alex McLeish has revealed that it's possible Alan Hutton and Charles N'Zogbia will be back in time for Liverpool, but Carlos and Clarkie are definitely ruled out. Details: Hutton & N'Zogbia Possibles For Liverpool

And the March player of the month was.... Click Here

It just keeps getting better and better, Alex obviously shot more than an Albatross and seriously hacked off the wrong God! Andi Weimann is now a fresh doubt ahead of our encounter against Liverpool as it's now been revealed he picked up an ankle injury against Chelsea. Full article: Pre Liverpool Injury News

In his latest visit to Bodymoor Heath, Randy Lerner spoke with the team and urged them to stay strong for Stan and finish the season on a high for him. Speaking to the Official Site Alex McLeish talked about the surprise team chat: Randy - Stay Strong For Stan

Alex McLeish has said he doesn't believe that Villa will suffer relegation this season, but he appreciates that the media will talk about it. Speaking to Sky Sports about the prospect of successive relegations, McLeish was adamant that he didn't believe it was a fate that would befall Villa: McLeish Doesn't Believe In Relegation

Liverpool match thread (forum, strong language) Click Here

Mystic Mug v Lawro: Click Here

Hercs... *We join the lads gearing up for their match against Liverpool* @VillasHerc in the Dressing Room Before Liverpool

Villan85: We`re staring down the barrel of our first possible relegation from the Premier League. We`ve won less than 10 games all season. We have a manager who has been running the gauntlet of hate since it was gently whispered that he would be crossing the divide to join us...... Villan asks what we can do, see: Villa Fan: The 12th Man Has A Serious Job To Do

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Thought for the day: "Ever since the wife and I bought a water bed, we've drifted apart."

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Date:Friday April 6 2012
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