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Randy Lerner’s costly lesson with Premier League football.

Lerner was apparently a fan of Aston Villa before he purchased the club.

Lerner was apparently a fan of Aston Villa before he purchased the club.

Having Birmingham City as cross-city rivals, with all the ownership trials and tribulations they have endured over the years since jailed money-launderer Carson Yeung took over the club, it would be a task of Herculean proportions for Aston Villa to paint themselves as the crisis club of the country’s second city. The former European champions and almost the epitome of that hackneyed old phrase ‘a sleeping giant’ of a club appear however, resolutely keen to have a bash at it. Continue reading →

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