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Matchday Guide: Aston Villa vs Watford

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Matchday Guide: Aston Villa vs Watford

Aston Villa are back on home turf on Tuesday night to take on Watford in the Premier League.

Here you'll find all the information you need if you're attending the game against the Hornets.

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

Tickets

As of Monday afternoon, a very limited number of tickets remain for the game.

You can purchase tickets here.

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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 Tuesday against Watford, discounts will run from 6pm to 6:30pm. Click here for full details.

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A Taste of Digbeth

Villa fans can now enjoy a very different match day food experience.

We have announced a new partnership alongside the multi award-winning street food and events providers, Digbeth Dining Club (DDC).

DDC, who welcome almost 6,000 people every week to their home on Lower Trinity Street will be creating a ‘street food court’ in B6 this season.

Alongside a rotating line-up of some of their most popular food traders, DDC will be providing a whole host of entertainment to enhance the matchday experience for all match goers.

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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.

Guru Spice has a new Thai Guru Burger with Asian sweet chilli slaw and a Thai Green Curry - which is also available vegetarian or vegan. 

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.

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Villa Vegan

Villa Park now offers a range of vegan food on a matchday.

If you’re taking part in Veganuary or just fancy trying our plant-based products, there are four dishes available from the concourses. 

A Moroccan Chickpea and Tomato Pie, Vegan BBQ Burger, Vegan Dog and a Sweet Potato and Chickpea Balti are all available.

Get in early

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 Store: Opens at 4:30pm. Re-opens in 80th minute of the game.

Trinity Family Concourse Opens at 5pm. Re-opens at half time. Does not re-open after the game.

Hospitality Store Opens at 5pm. 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 Watford game. It'll be open from 5:30pm over in 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.

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Plenty in store

There is 30% off our 2019/20 third shirt across men’s, ladies’ and children’s in store for Tuesday’s fixture. 

And also back in stock across adult and junior are all options of the in-demand retail-only black Kappa ‘Inline’ training range that is proving hugely popular amongst supporters, including the brand new ‘Inline’ bench coat, so be sure to pick up your exclusive piece of training while stocks last.

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 20th January 2020