RSS
West Brom v Villa: Game to go ahead barring deterioration in weather
Latest statement on West Brom v Villa.
19th Jan 2013
West Brom v Villa: Game to go ahead barring deterioration in weather


Barring a severe deterioration in the weather conditions, today's derby against West Brom will go ahead.

The pitch has been cleared of snow and is perfectly playable thanks to the under-soil heating.

All seating areas, concourses, turnstile approaches and pathways around the stadium, on land owned by the club, have also been cleared of snow and gritted.

All supporters are strongly urged to leave plenty of time for their journey to The Hawthorns and also to wear appropriate clothing and footwear.

Fans should also note that several car parks and pavements around the stadium that are not owned by the club may not have been gritted and are therefore urged to take extra care.

Mark Miles, Albion's head of facility operations & development, said: "The ground staff and extra help we've hired in have done a terrific job in clearing the snow and we're now making all of our usual pre-match preparations.

"Unless there is a sudden deterioration in the weather, which is not forecast, the game will go ahead as planned."

Join us for the best live coverage of West Brom v Villa.

Keywords

Adobe Flash Plug-in Needed

This website requires a Adobe Flash plug-in. Please download the latest version of the Flash plug-in by clicking here

Aston Villa v
Newcastle United
competition logo
Villa Park
23 Aug, 12:45pm
Countdown until kick-off

Tickets

Season Tickets
Season
tickets

Shopping

shopping-panel-new-kit
New home kit
out now
  • dafabet
  • Macron

  • Fiat
  • Carlsberg
  • EA Sports
  • Viagogo
  • Acorns
  • Acorns
Privacy | Terms & Conditions | © Aston Villa Football Club