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FAQs: Aston Villa's 2019/20 Premier League season

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FAQs: Aston Villa's 2019/20 Premier League season

See below the answers to some of the FAQs as we spend the summer preparing for a return to the Premier League.

When are fixtures released?

Premier League fixtures were announced at 9am on Thursday 13th June 2019.

We'll face Tottenham Hotspur away in our first match on Saturday 10th August (5.30pm kick-off).

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When does the season start?

The new Premier League campaign will commence on Friday 9th August 2019, with Liverpool playing Norwich City. We'll then face Spurs the following day.

When is the transfer window open? 

The summer transfer window is open now, and will close at 5pm on Thursday 8th August 2019.

What about the loan window?

It'll be the same deadline in terms of incomings.

However, clubs can sell or loan players out to other leagues whose transfer windows are open after 8th August – so until 5pm on Monday 2nd September.

When do Season Tickets come back on sale?

Keep tabs across our channels. Season Tickets to watch Premier League football are back on sale soon.

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What are the pre-season plans?

We head to Minnesota, USA, for a week-long training camp in mid-July.

There, we'll play Minnesota United in a pre-season friendly.

Who else do we play in pre-season?

We will play Minnesota United, Shrewsbury Town, Walsall, Charlton Athletic and Red Bull Leipzig away in preparation for the Premier League.

πŸ“† Wednesday 17th July
πŸ†š Minnesota United
⏰ KO: 7pm (local time)

πŸ“† Sunday 21st July
πŸ†š Shrewsbury (A)
⏰ KO: 2pm 

πŸ“† Wednesday 24th July
πŸ†š Walsall (A)
⏰ KO: 7.45pm  

πŸ“† Saturday 27th July
πŸ†š Charlton Athletic (A)
⏰ KO: 3pm 

πŸ“† Saturday 3rd August
πŸ†š Red Bull Leipzig (A)
⏰ KO: 3.30pm (local time)

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When is our new kit launched?

Kit adorning the logo of our new Principal Partner, Kappa, will be revealed at some stage in July.

Who is our front-of-shirt partner?

Asian betting and gaming company W88 will feature on our home and away shirts, as well as training wear.

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Who are the other Premier League newcomers this season?

Norwich City and Sheffield United take their place in the top flight alongside us next term.

When do we enter the Carabao Cup?

We'll enter at the Round Two stage now that we're back in the Premier League.

That stage traditionally takes place towards the end of August.

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And the FA Cup?

That won't change – we'll enter at the Third Round stage as normal.

The draw takes place in early December, with ties being stages on the first weekend of January.

What channels will we be on when shown on TV?

Our Premier League TV games will continue to be shown on Sky Sports, as well as BT Sport and Amazon, when selected for live coverage.

Our first game at Spurs will be live on Sky Sports.

For highlights, we'll be back on Match of the Day!

Dan Connor
By @danconnor 11th June 2019