The Villans enjoyed an impressive campaign and have been rewarded with a place in next season’s UEFA Conference League. Under the guidance of Unai Emery, the Villans were one of the most outstanding sides in the Premier League.Aston Villa will embark on a pre-season tour of the United States, where they’ll take part in some high-profile friendlies in preparation for the 2023/2024 season.
Walsall vs. Aston Villa
Date: Saturday, 15 July 2023
Venue: Poundland Bescot Stadium, Walsall
Aston Villa v Newcastle United
Date: Sunday 23 July 2023
Venue: Lincoln Financial Field.
Unai Emery’s side begin their preparations for next season with a tour of the United States. The Villans will take on familiar opponents Newcastle United at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. The stadium is home to the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles and the NCAA’s Temple Owls. It has a capacity of 71,896. The last time these two sides met in the Premier League, in April, the Villans won 3-0 at Villa Park.
Fulham FC – Aston Villa
Date: Wednesday, 26 July 2023
Venue: Exploria Stadium, Orlando, Florida
The Villans land in Orlando after their clash with the Magpies to take on the Cottagers at the 25,500-capacity Exploria Stadium in downtown Orlando, Florida.The soccer-specific stadium is home to Major League Soccer’s Orlando City SC and other teams.Fulham finished 10th in the Premier League after an outstanding campaign. The Cottagers will be a good test for Unai Emery’s men.
Aston Villa vs. Brentford
Date: Sunday, 30 July 2023
Venue: FedEx Field, Landover, Maryland
The London Bees land in the United States to take on Aston Villa at FedEx Field in Maryland. Aston Villa will conclude their tour of North America with a final friendly against the Premier League side before returning to make final preparations for the new season, which begins in August.The game will be played at the 62,000-seat FedEx Field, home of the NFL’s Washington Commanders.
Aston Villa recorded a narrow victory over Fulham in their last meeting on 25 April.
Aston Villa – Lazio
Date: Thursday, 3 August 2023