Jules & Andy: Pearson to Watford, Dean Smith's Villa and Gareth Southgate's Christmas cards

Welcome to today's episode of Jules & Andy on Football Ramble Daily! 

This week the tremendous twosome cover Nigel Pearson's appointment as Watford manager, something that no-one (including either of them!) saw coming. After that there's chat about the Dean Smith project at Aston Villa and whether, after a huge financial outlay, they're in trouble of going straight back down again this season.

There's also troubling news as reports of homophobic chanting in the Premier League surface on the weekend the top flight celebrated LGBT inclusion as part of the Rainbow Laces campaign.

There's also plenty of time for your correspondence as well, so stick around for that. Most of it is about Christmas stockings and baubles; make of that what you will...

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