Conservative, Lib Dem, Labour and UKIP are all battling it out for supremacy in the upcoming General Election, but, as the politicians reach their debating climax, so does the football season.
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Doubtless the party leaders will be under serious pressure come early May as they fight for each last vote, though that isn’t the only factor which will have them beaming or crying into their bacon sandwiches (we’re looking at you Ed Miliband). A large number of them are big football fans and here’s who they support…
David Cameron – Aston Villa
The British Prime Minister is a Conservative Oxford graduate who was also educated at Eton, so it’s understandable that he is desperate to be seen as a man of the people, rather than aloof. His uncle was Sir William Dugdale, who took him to his first game aged 13 whilst he was Villa chairman. Here he can be seen despairing at a dismal performance from the Birmingham side.