Aston Villa v Stoke City
VILLA PARK has been home to Aston Villa since 1897, and now boasts a capacity of 42,640.
It comprises four stands; the Holte End, one of Europe’s largest behind-the-goal stands, the North stand which is opposite, the Doug Ellis Stand, formerly known as the Witton Lane Stand, and the Trinity Road stand.
The stadium has hosted numerous international games, as well as holding the record for the most amount of FA Cup Semi Finals held at a football ground.
Visiting fans are seated in the Doug Ellis stand, in the top and/or bottom tier depending on the amount of fans. They're situated on the side nearest the North Stand.
ROAD TO VILLA PARK //
The Club have received this message from Aston Villa…
We recommend that fans travelling by car from the North exit the M6 at Junction 7 and follow the signs for Birmingham A34.
Having passed Alexandra Stadium on the left, all vehicles should stay in the nearside lane.
Leave the main carriageway just prior to the flyover at Perry Barr Greyhound Stadium (DO NOT go over the flyover).
The road splits in to four lanes as you approach the traffic lights. Stay in the left hand lane and you will see signs for matchday parking priced at £4.
Villa Park is a ten to fifteen minute walk from the car park and using these car parks will ensure you access the motorway quickly after the match.
TRAVEL DISTANCE //
Villa Park is 43.5 miles away from the Britannia Stadium, with an approximate journey time of 53 minutes.
TRAIN JOURNEY //
Witton station is the nearest station to Villa Park, and is also the nearest train station to the Visiting Supporters seating at Villa Park.
As well as regular services from Birmingham New Street, Witton station offers park & ride possibilities North of Villa Park on the Walsall line.
LOCAL MEDIA //
BBC WM (95.6 FM) BRMB (96.4 FM)