Bristol City goalkeeper David James isn't surprised by Gerard Houllier's problems at Aston Villa.

James doesn't have good memories of the former Liverpool gaffer.

"He was not a popular manager, despite his trophies," said James.

"I remember being at Aston Villa and some of my old Liverpool team-mates were complaining about him.

"I said 'But you're third in the league, what's there to moan about?' They just didn't like the way he did things."

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