Although Arsenal are no longer in the title race, their third place is in danger of being overtaken by Manchester City, which makes the game against Villa even more important for the home side.
Despite playing for various leagues, Sami Hyypia will be best known for his playing days for Liverpool FC in the English Premier League. How Hyypia came to the club he supported as a boy is a story in itself. This is a tribute by our guest author Kaushik Saikia to the great man as he retired from club football recently.
The 9th of January is going to be a day to remember for Liverpool fans around the world. The King returns to the throne. Welcome back, Kenneth Dalglish.
Anfield sees the return of former Liverpool Gaffer Gerard Houllier but it is still Roy Hodgson who has a task at hand. Who knows the Reds better?
United look to return to winning ways after being left frustrated at the Eastlands, but will they overcome an injury plagued Villa side? THT gives the preview for the game