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Matchday Guide: Aston Villa vs Norwich City

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Matchday Guide: Aston Villa vs Norwich City

Here you'll find all the information you need ahead of our Boxing Day match against Norwich City.

See below for all the FAQs on tickets, entertainment, travel, parking and more.

Tickets

Tickets for the clash with Norwich are sold out. You can purchase tickets for upcoming games here.

Please Note: You will only be able to buy tickets once you are eligible to purchase. Ensure you are logged in before you try to purchase.

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The Warm-Up

In a bid to recreate recent atmospheres at Villa Park, we've introduced some early bird offers on refreshments this season.

Supporters who arrive and help build the atmosphere from the concourses earlier will now be able to enjoy their favourite beers, snacks and meals at a discounted price (up to 35% cheaper) in a limited window.

The offers will be available for the first 30 minutes of the concourses being open, which happens 90 minutes before kick-off.

So, on Boxing Day against Norwich, discounts will run from 1:30pm to 2pm. Click here for full details.

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Spicin' it up

Supporters can now look forward to a refined food menu in certain concourses this term, after we took the decision to add greater variety to our menu.

Three brand-new kiosk types - Guru Spice, Chicken Shack and Roast – will be trialled in concourses around Villa Park with a view to expanding into more areas in the future.

There's now a Guru Spice open in Lower Trinity, too, meaning every stand has a new food concept. Check out the host of new choices on offer and where each new kiosk is below. Click here for a more detailed map.

Get in early

As per above, it pays to be in early. With a big crowd and fans arriving close to kick-off, lots of people present will be unfamiliar with navigation around the stadium, so don't leave it until the final minutes to start heading to your seat.

Store Opening times

Main store

9am until kick-off. Re-opens in 80th minute of the game.

Holte

Opens at 11am. Re-opens in 80th minute of the game.

Trinity Family Concourse

Opens at 12.30pm. Re-opens at half time. Does not re-open after the game.

Hospitality Store

Opens at 12.30pm. Re-opens at half-time. Does not re-open after the game.

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Entertainment

The Family Fun Zone will be open for the Norwich game. It'll be open from 1pm over at the Academy Building opposite the new-look Villa Park North Stand.

For all other stadium accessibility information on matchdays, click here.

Get down to Villa Park early and make sure you have a look at our brand new Honours Wall outside the players car park.

Our Fifty50 raffle will also be returning. At every home match, 50 per cent of the prize pot will go to one lucky winner while the remaining 50 per cent will support the delivery of community projects and activities through the Aston Villa Foundation.

Fifty50 ticket sellers will be located around Villa Park at every game during the season, and tickets cost just £2 each. You can also buy a ticket online here.

Santa Claus is coming to town

To continue the festive celebrations, we have invited the big man himself, Father Christmas, and his favourite reindeer to Villa Park.

 

They will be positioned in the Trinity forecourt area. Santa will also visit the Family Fun Zone to hand out some presents to fans.

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Plenty in store

Be the first to see our brand new all-black Kappa ‘Inline’ exclusive retail training range. Featuring crisp white logo branding, this brand new range is available for you try on and buy in the club store for the first time today.

 

Also take the opportunity to purchase for the first time the navy Kappa ‘bubble’ jacket worn by first team players and Head Coach Dean Smith, known as ‘The Doccio’, which until now has not been made available for retail. Limited stocks available. 

 

Also look out for some great post Christmas ‘sale offers’ with 30% reductions to third kit, which will next be seen on field against Burnley on New Year’s Day. Full stocks available in store now.

Travel

Please make plans to arrive at the stadium as early as possible on matchday this season. 

To assist with this, an earlier traffic exclusion time has been introduced around the ground – meaning there will be less traffic on Trinity Road from 90 minutes before kick-off.

All other info

Please note our Pride Rewards collection point has moved to the Villa Village Reception, and will be open until one hour after the game.

eCash will be available in and around the stadium on your Season Card. Gain points or spend them inside Villa Park or the Villa Store.

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By @GregStyles91 23rd December 2019