Boston United set to take on Aston Villa side in pre-season

Ricky Miller.
Ricky Miller.

Aston Villa will send a side to take on Boston United at the Jakemans Stadium as part of Dennis Greene’s pre-season preparations.

The Barclays Premier League side’s development squad was scheduled to visit last summer — but were forced to withdraw at late notice.

They will take on the Pilgrim on Saturday, July 19, kick off 3pm.

United have also announced a visit to Lincoln United, Wednesday, July 23, kick-off 7.45pm.

If they can overcome Gainsborough Trinity in the Lincolnshire Senior Cup quarter-final the Pilgrims will entertain Grimsby Town in the semi-final on Saturday August 2.

The full list of confirmed fixtures so far is:

Tuesday July 15: Spalding United (A)

Saturday July 19: Aston Villa (H)

Wednesday July 23: Lincoln United (A)

Tuesday July 29: Gainsborough Trinity (H) — Lincolnshire Senior Cup QF

Saturday August 2: Grimsby Town (H) — Lincolnshire Senior Cup SF (TBC)