Newcastle United v Aston Villa on TV: How to stream for FREE, what channel is the game on - and kick off time

Newcastle United are set to welcome Aston Villa in the Premier League this week.

Monday, 8th March 2021, 8:52 am
Steve Bruce holds an interview after the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Newcastle United at the Hawthorns stadium in West Brom.
Steve Bruce holds an interview after the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Newcastle United at the Hawthorns stadium in West Brom.

Steve Bruce’s Magpies are set to face Dean Smith’s Villians in the Premier League.

And with the game set to be shown on TV, we walk you through how you can watch it.

Newcastle United are sitting in 16th position at the moment with 27 points from 27 games following a 0-0 draw against West Brom.

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Aston Villa however, occupy ninth with 40 points from their 26 fixtures after a goalless draw against Wolves in their last Premier League outing.

But how can you watch the clash? Here, we take you through everything you need to know…

When is Newcastle United v Aston Villa?

The match between Newcastle United against Aston Villa will take place at St James’s Park on Friday, March 12.

Kick off is scheduled for 8pm.

What are the odds for Newcastle United v Aston Villa?

At the time of writing, bookmakers Paddy Power have Newcastle United priced at 11/4 to win the clash.

A draw is 5/2 with the same outlet, whilst an Aston Villa win is 19/20.

Paddy Power are offering a odds of 7/1 on Newcastle’s Andy Carroll to score first, with Dwight Gayle priced at 7/.

Villa’s Ollie Watkins to score first is priced at 5/1 currently, with Anwar El Ghazi priced at 5/1.

All odds correct at the time of writing. Over 18s only. Please gamble responsibly and Be Gamble Aware. www.begambleaware.org.

What channel is Newcastle United v Aston Villa on?

The Premier League match between Newcastle United and Aston Villa will be broadcast on television via the BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate channels.

Clarets fans can get instant access to every BT Sport channel for just £25.

That includes the Premier League, FA Cup, UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.

Can I stream Newcastle United v Aston Villa online for free?

There is a free stream available to Newcastle United fans if they have a phone contract with EE.

EE customers can get a free three-month trial of BT Sport by texting SPORT to 150.

At the end of the three months, you will automatically roll onto the £15 per month subscription.

Or you can cancel the trial at any time during the three months by texting STOP SPORT to 150.

Is there any team news ahead of Newcastle United v Aston Villa?

Paul Dummett, Jeff Hendrick and Ryan Fraser all started for Newcastle United in their Premier League clash at West Bromwich Albion, whilst Martin Dubravka was given the nod in goal over Karl Darlow.

Ryan Fraser and Joelinton started for Bruce upfront but Friday’s game could see the return of either Dwight Gayle or Andy Carroll to the starting XI as Newcastle eye an added goal threat against Aston Villa.

Forwards Miguel Almiron, Allan Saint-Maximin and Callum Wilson are all on the Magpies’ injury list.

Right-back Emile Kraft was handed a start against West Brom and is in line to feature again against Aston Villa.