Busy pre-season schedule for Villa development squad
Gordon Cowans - who will be assisted this term by former club captain Stiliyan Petrov - takes his team to Enfield Town for a friendly clash on Saturday July 13 [kick-off 3pm].
Four days later, on Wednesday July 17, the Villa young guns face Boldmere St Michaels at the local non-league outfit's Church Road ground [7.30pm].
The Lamb Ground is Villa's next destination on Saturday July 20 [3pm] for a fixture against Blue Square Premier side Tamworth.
Then there is an exciting trip to Football League newcomers Newport County.
Cowans' team head to Rodney Parade to face last season's Blue Square Premier play-off winners on Sunday July 28 [3pm].
The busy pre-season schedule is rounded off on Wednesday August 7 against Hinckley United - Villa's regular home for reserve and U21 league games.
The clash at the Greene King Stadium kicks off at 7.30pm.
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