Aston Villa have seen their September meetings against Chelsea and Everton changed for TV broadcast.
The club shared the news on their official Twitter page, and a number of Villa supporters were quick to react to the update on social media.
Villa’s trip to take on Thomas Tuchel’s side at Stamford Bridge will still take place on Saturday, September 11, however, the kick-off time is now 5:30pm.
Where will Villa finish this season?
Their clash at Villa Park against Rafa Benitez’s side will also take place at the same time seven days later. Both of the changed fixtures will now be shown on Sky Sports.
Villa welcomed back their squad for pre-season training on Monday and the club’s first pre-season friendly is just over two weeks away.
They currently have four friendlies scheduled, with the final of the four coming against Sevilla a week before the new season begins.
Villa fans react
Villa shared the news on Monday afternoon. This is what these fans had to say in reply…
“And so it begins . . .”
“I knew changes would come & So it begins”
“announce europa league”
“Absolutely LOVE that I can get annoyed about this again.”
“Haven’t even started the season yet & already fixtures being changed…”
“Missing United & Chelsea Away as it stands – proper part-time behaviour”
In other news: Emile Smith Rowe update emerges, Villa’s patience could be about to pay off, find out more here.
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