Today, the EFL announced a further 11 EFL fixtures that were selected for Sky Sports coverage for the January and early February period in the new year.

The selection included a couple of back-to-back Aston Villa fixtures.

First of all there’s a switch to Friday night for the home tie against Sheffield United, a game in which Villa will be looking for revenge for a 4-1 drubbing earlier in the season.

Then Sky will show Villa boss Dean Smith’s return to Brentford, the following Wednesday night, in a fixture that keeps its original date and  kick-off time.

NEW SKY SPORTS VILLA DATES

Friday 8 FebruaryAston Villa v Sheffield United19.45pm
Wednesday 13 FebruaryBrentford v Aston Villa19.45pm

Villa can probably expect some further changes during the 9 February to 2 March fixture period, which will be made by 4 January.

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Remaining Aston Villa 2018/19 Fixture List

*- denotes Sky TV game

December

15: Stoke City (h) 3pm

23: Leeds United (h) 1.30pm*

26: Swansea City (a) 3pm

29: Preston North End (a) 3pm

January

1: Queens Park Rangers (h) 3pm

5: Swansea City (h) (3pm) FA Cup 3rd Round

12: Wigan Athletic (a) 3pm

19: Hull City (h) 3pm

26: Ipswich Town (h) 3pm

February

2: Reading (a) 3pm

8: Sheffield United (h) 7.45pm*

13: Brentford (a) 7.45pm*

16: West Bromwich Albion (h) 3pm

23: Stoke City (a) 3pm

March

2: Derby County (h) 3pm

9: Birmingham City (a) 12noon

12: Nottingham Forest (a) 7.45pm

16: Middlesbrough (h) 3pm

30: Blackburn Rovers (h)3pm

April

6: Sheffield Wednesday (a) 3pm

10: Rotherham United (a) 7.45pm

13: Bristol City (h) 3pm

19: Bolton Wanderers (a) 3pm

22: Millwall (h) 1pm

27: Leeds United (a) 3pm

May

5: Norwich City (h) 12.30pm

FUTURE TV SELECTION DATES 2018/19 

(Sky Sports changes are subject to a five-week minimum notice commitment)

·         Selections for 9 February to 2 March by 4 January.

·         Selections for 9 March to 30 March by 1 February.

·         Selections for 6 April and 10 April by 1 March.

·         Selections for 13 April by 8 March.

·         Selections for 19 April to 22 April by 15 March.

·         Selections for 27 April by 5 April.

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