UK time is: 19:09:12
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

No More Saturday 3pm kick offs

Thanks Sky, now you have ensured that Villa don't have a single solitary game up until the end of the season kicking off at 3pm on a Saturday. It is about time the FA and Sky got together and changed this incessant 'need' to change kick off times for TV. If the matches are going to be shown on tv, what is the difference with showing them at the stupid times (come on, Blues v Baggies, who the hell wants to play or watch a game at 11.30am on a Sunday?) or at Saturday 3pm? As a season ticket holder, I'll go to the game, tv or not, most fans will make their choice the same, BUT with these constant changes, it WILL drive fans away - it already is and even some die hard season ticket holders are getting bored and talking about giving up.

We want out football back!

Anyway, the home games against Portsmouth and Sheffield United have both been moved to accommodate Sky.

The Pompey game is now Sunday April 22 with a 4pm kick off.

The Sheffield United game will be played at 5.15pm on Saturday 5 May.

Ticket news:

Everton - Monday 2 April kick off 8pm - tickets on general sale.

Wigan - Monday 9 April kick off 3pm - tickets on general sale.

Portsmouth - Sunday April 22 kick-off 4pm - Villa Value Game, tickets on general sale.

Sheff Utd - Saturday May 5 kick-off 5.15pm - tickets on general sale from Monday March 26

Tickets available via consumer sales: 0871 423 8101

Sky have helped in many ways to 'make' the game after it went into decline, now are they set, along with the FA, to ruin it?




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday March 22 2007

Time: 10:56AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Aston Villa Articles

2021 (Friday January 30 2015)

Something For The Weekend (480) (Friday January 30 2015)

Drennan Departs Aston Villa (Friday January 30 2015)

Grealish, Alli, Arsenal & Chelsea (Friday January 30 2015)

Sinclair Signs Season Long Loan Deal (Friday January 30 2015)

Sinclair, Demba Ba & Others (Thursday January 29 2015)

An Interview With Carles Gil (Thursday January 29 2015)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. The Fear 1142
2. ClivetheVillan 828
3. Pride of Lions 731
4. Freeman14 696
5. Villan57 449
6. thefacehead 347
7. sirdennis 341
8. kefkat 339
9. CDX_EIRE 295
10. DeanoVilla 263

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Crystal Palace 23 5 8 10 -9 23
14. Sunderland 23 4 11 8 -12 23
15. WBA 23 5 7 11 -12 22
16. Aston Villa 22 5 7 10 -14 22
17. Burnley 23 4 8 11 -17 20
18. Hull City 23 4 7 12 -13 19
19. Q.P.R. 23 5 4 14 -18 19

Breaking League News

Man Utd : 31/01/2015 18:22:00
Liverpool : 31/01/2015 17:29:00
Q.P.R. : 31/01/2015 17:29:00
WBA : 31/01/2015 17:11:00
Leicester City : 31/01/2015 17:05:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vital Villa January Player Of The Month
Suggested By:  JP Fear
Guzan 8%
Clark 12%
Baker 0%
Okore 49%
Cissokho 1%
Hutton 3%
Sanchez 13%
Westwood 0%
Gil 10%
Delph 1%
Cleverley 1%
Benteke 1%
Weimann 0%
Gabby 1%