Villa have went the long way round - but here they are - back in the big time.
First up is a trip to London to the fancy new stadium in Tottenham, as Dean Smith and his Aston Villa side get their Premier League campaign underway in today’s late kick-off against Tottenham Hotspur.
Forget subscribing to the fancy big Sports website - here’s everything that you’re going to need about the next match. Reading lists, previews - the lot. All here.
Kick-off commences soon, and you can find out how to watch Spurs vs Villa in the Premier League below. We’ve got all you need to warm you up for the match right here.
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TV & Streaming
Location: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, England
Kick-off time: 17.30 pm UK, 12.30 pm Eastern, 09.30 am Pacific
Weather: 22c and muggy in North London.
SBNation opposition: Cartilage Free Captain
Open Match Thread: Join in the comments below! Predictions always welcome.
Available TV: Sky Sports in the UK and Ireland. Optus Sports in Australia. Worldwide TV listings here.
Available video streaming: NOWTV and SKYGO in the UK. DAZN in Canada. NBC GOLD & Fubo TV in the United States
Subscribe here for DAZN (CANADA) and Fubo TV (USA).
Other worldwide listings are available from livesoccertv.com.
Available radio: BBC WM 95.6 FM (not online), AVTV (If audio doesn’t work, try using Safari).
Twitter: You can find our live updates @7500toHolte, and we’d also recommend @VillaReport for updates as well.
Other: ESPN + carries FA Cup and Championship games in the States as well as other sports.
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Preview: Tottenham vs Villa - 7500 to Holte match preview
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UAGL: ‘From turning up at Bournemouth station in his full Villa kit, to joining in the chanting with the away end at Elland Road, there are already stories that just make Tyrone stand out.’
Villa View: Dan Bardell caught up with a Spurs supporter for a preview:
The Times: ‘Villa were bankrupt. Now we’ve spent £131m on team’
FourFourTwo: ‘Why Aston Villa will be the Premier League’s great entertainers this season – one way or another’
Injuries & Suspensions
Aston Villa will miss James Chester.
Tottenham Hotspur will be without Juan Foyth, Dele Alli and Son Heung-Min.
Full lineups for both teams are in the Twitter stream below