Aston Villa, West Ham and Nottingham Forest feature in special Game of Thrones inspired club badges

Game Of Thrones

Have you ever wondered what it would look like if the various houses from George RR Martin's Game of Thrones had their own football-style club badges?

The realms of fantasy fiction and football fact have been successfully fused together by one rather imaginative football fan who has created a series of club crests for the many houses that feature in the George RR Martin books and TV series.

Featuring a number of Premier League and Championship sides, the badges are the work of an Imgur account and really should be seen to be believed.

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First up is a rather fetching House Tyrell offering which clearly takes it's influence from 1995 Premier League champions and Championship promotion hopefuls Blackburn Rovers.

From there, it's on to House Tully and a West Brom-inspired logo that's equally impressive.

House Targaryen are represented by the familiar site of Cardiff City's crest along with the words "Fire & Blood". Given their reputation on the show we can't imagine Vincent Tan will be too happy about this.

Wolves feature just as, well, Wolves really, while West Ham United's badge is transformed into an ode to The Night's Watch in what may well be our favourite transformation.

Portsmouth defy their League Two status to feature as House Martell meanwhile Aston Villa's familiar crest is reinvented as a bright red ode to the Lannister family.

The words "Hear Me Roar" are extremely appropriate in this instance, though the family's history of incest is unlikely to be a welcome plot detail among many Claret and Blue fans.

It's worse for Nottingham Forest, however, who have their iconic crest reinvented as that of Greyjoy and the cowardly and ultimately horrifically tortured Theon Greyjoy.

Watford's new-found Premier League status may have played a part in their own transformation with the Hornets representing House Baratheon.

Brighton & Hove Albion round things off with House Arryn with the club's long-held association with seagulls playing an important role.

Whatever the case, the badges have been fantastically rendered with credit going to the artist on Imgur.

Could this start a new trend for more Game of Thrones/football crossovers? Watch this space?

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