Stoke City plays Aston Villa to start the 2014/15 Premier League season.
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By SI Wire
August 13, 2014

Stoke City vs. Aston Villa

Last season, Stoke City finished ninth in the Premier League with 50 points, an impressive eight-point jump from the previous year. This offseason, Stoke notably brought in  Bojan Krkić from Barcelona, Phil Bardsley from Sunderland and Steve Sidwell from Fulham. 

More: English Premier League 2014/15 season preview: Stoke City

Aston Villa finished 15th in the Premier League last season with just 38 points. Despite a low budget, Villa has acquired Aly Cissokho (from Valencia), Joe Cole (from West Ham), Kieran Richardson (from Fulham) and Philippe Senderos (from Valencia) to try to stay afloat in the Premiership. 

More: English Premier League 2014/15 season preview: Aston Villa

Here's a look at details for this Saturday's match:

Date: Saturday, Aug. 16

Start Time: 10 a.m. ET

TV: NBC Sports Live Extra

Live Stream: The match can be streamed live in the United States here

Tickets: For ticket information, visit Stoke City's official website

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