The Saddlers will welcome Premier League new boys Aston Villa to the Banks’s Stadium for a pre-season friendly on Wednesday 24th July, kick-off 7.45pm.
Under the guidance of former Walsall defender and manager Dean Smith, the Villans secured promotion to the top flight with victory over Derby in the Championship play-off final.
The Lions have been regular pre-season visitors to WS1 and ran out 4-1 winners here last July.
Confirmed Pre-Season Friendlies:
Saturday 6th July – Alfreton Town A (3.00pm)
Tuesday 9th July – Leamington A (7.45pm)
Saturday 13th July – Nuneaton Borough A (3.00pm)
Saturday 20th July – Notts County A (3.00pm)
Wednesday 24th July – Aston Villa H (7.45pm)
Saturday 27th July – Tranmere Rovers A (3.00pm)