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Away Days: Aston Villa

2 January 2015

Guide To FA Cup Trip

Blackpool open up 2015 with a trip to Premier League Aston Villa on Sunday, where they'll hope to cause an FA Cup upset.
 
A mainstay stadium in English football's top tier, it will be Blackpool's first visit to Villa Park since 2010.
 
Here is a guide on getting to Pool's first away game of the new year.
 
Travel
By Car
125 miles separate the two clubs, and supporters are advised to give in excess of two hours to make the journey.
 
Trinity Rd,
Birmingham,
B6 6HE,
UK
 
By Train
Witton station is the closest to the Villa Park away end. Two are likely to be required for supporters travelling from Blackpool North. The quickest route involves going via Preston and then Birmingham New Street.
 
Tickets
Supporters can pay on the day at Villa Park, with no extra charges being put in place.
 
£20 for Adults
£10 for Under-18s
 
For more ticket information click HERE.
 
Stadium
Villa Park has been home to Aston Villa since 1897 and 42,682 can fill inside.
 
Used as a neutral venue often in the past, Villa Park has hosted FA Cup semi-finals and Community Shield clashes.
 
Villa drew 0-0 in consecutive matches over the Christmas period and have won just two league games on home soil this season.

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