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Aston Villa FA Cup semi-final tickets to go on sale

Tim Sherwood's side will face either Liverpool or Blackburn Rovers Credit: PA Wire

Tickets go on sale this morning for Aston Villa's FA Cup Semi-final match at Wembley next month.

They will face either Blackburn Rovers or Liverpool on either 18 or 19 April.

There is an allocation of more than 31,799 tickets for Villa fans.

The first tickets will go on sale at 9am for fans who have had a season ticket for 10 years or more.

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Two charged following pre-match disturbance at pub near Villa Park

The disturbance took place at the Witton Arms pub near Villa Park Credit: Google Street View

Two men have been charged following a disturbance at a pub near Villa Park.

The disturbance, at the Witton Arms pub, happened on Saturday before the FA Cup quarter final match between Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion.

Matthew Fox, 27, from Stourbridge, has been charged with assaulting a police officer and bailed to appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 19 March.

Matthew Owen, 37, from Walsall, has been charged with using threatening words or behaviour with intent. He has been bailed to appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 19 March.

A total of 17 people were arrested on Saturday - 13 of the arrests took place at the Witton Arms pub.

Meanwhile, David Moore, 26, from Birmingham, was charged with failing to comply with a football banning notice.

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