It's time to watch the Nottm Forest vs Aston Villa live stream, in which bottom of the EPL Nottm Forest welcome Steven Gerrard’s Aston Villa in a meeting of two under-pressure managers, and you can watch it from anywhere with a VPN (opens in new tab).
The Nottm Forest vs Aston Villa live stream takes place today (Monday, October 10 )
► Time: 8:00 p.m. BST / 3:00 p.m. ET / 12:00 p.m. PT
• U.S. — Watch on USA via Sling (opens in new tab)
• U.K. — Watch on Sky Sports (opens in new tab)
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Having lost their last five league games, newly promoted Nottm Forest must change their fortunes if they want to avoid a quick return to the Championship. With manager Steve Cooper this week having talks with the club's owners and narrowly keeping his job, he will need some of the big-money summer signings such as Morgan Gibbs-White to start justifying their price tags. Forest’s sole win this season came against West Ham at The City Ground and they will need another terrific home atmosphere against a team that also plays in claret and blue this weekend.
Steven Gerrard is another manager facing increased scrutiny. Having been appointed Villa manager almost a year ago, his reign is still yet to really get going. A win on Monday night would be a great platform to kickstart their season and see the Villains move up from their current 14th position. Gerrard needs to get the best out of his key attackers like Philippe Coutinho and Ollie Watkins who have had disappointing starts to the season while hoping young midfielder Jacob Ramsey can continue with his promising form.
Villa have found goals hard to come by recently and have only scored more than one goal once this season — against Everton in August, but conversely Forest have just one clean sheet, so surely something has to give either way. If both teams continue to struggle this could prove a big fixture in deciding who gets relegated this season and will likely be a very tense match for both sets of supporters.
Find out how this one plays out by watching a Nottm Forest vs Aston Villa live stream. Plus, make sure you don’t miss any of the EPL action this weekend by checking out our full how to watch Premier League live streams hub.
How to watch the Nottm Forest vs Aston Villa live stream wherever you are
The Nottm Forest vs Aston Villa live stream will be shown on many different channels across the world, but what if you're not in your home country and want to watch it on your usual service?
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How to watch the Nottm Forest vs Aston Villa live stream in the US
Soccer fans in the U.S. can watch the Nottm Forest vs Aston Villa live stream on USA and on the NBC Sports (opens in new tab) website with a valid login. USA is available with a cable TV package.
For cord-cutters, one option is Sling TV (opens in new tab). The Sling Blue package costs just $35 per month and comes with more than 30 channels including USA.
Or you could go for Fubo.TV (opens in new tab). Its Pro Plan costs $70 per month but gives you 121 channels, including USA, plus lots more for sports fans to enjoy.
If you already use those services but aren't in the U.S. right now, you can watch the Nottm Forest vs Aston Villa live stream by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab).
Sling TV (opens in new tab) offers two packages, both of which cost $35 a month. The Sling Blue plan comes with 30-plus channels, including NBC, NBCSN and USA.
If you love sports, you might want to check out Fubo.TV (opens in new tab). It's got a 7-day free trial so you don't need to pay up front and has dozens of sports channels, including NBCSN and USA.
How to watch the Nottm Forest vs Aston Villa live stream in Canada
Canadians can watch the Nottm Forest vs Aston Villa live stream on Fubo.TV (opens in new tab), the new home of Premier League soccer in Canada.
That's a change from last season, where the action was on DAZN, and it also results in a slightly higher price of CAN$24.99 where DAZN was $20. That's for the Essentials plan, which gets you all Premier League matches, all Serie A matches plus 29 channels including BeInSports and MLB Network. The $39.99 Premium plan adds 20 entertainment channels and more on top of that.
Canadians stuck abroad that still want their low-price alternative can use a VPN such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) to trick their streaming device into thinking it's back in the great white north.
How to watch the Nottm Forest vs Aston Villa live stream in the UK
Sky Sports (opens in new tab) has the Nottm Forest vs Aston Villa live stream in the U.K., so if you already have a Sky subscription that doesn't include Sports, you'll need to pay £18/month to add those channels. The game will be shown on Sky Sports Premier League.
Whichever package you go for, you'll also gain access to coverage in 4K and HDR, so long as you also have an HDR-ready Sky Q box and HLG-compatible TV.
Sky Glass (opens in new tab) is another option. This gives you Sky TV within a 4K TV that has a built-in Dolby Atmos soundbar, and without the need for a dish. Prices start at £13/month for the TV, plus a sky sub on top of that.
If you don't want to shell out for a full Sky subscription, you could also consider its Now Sports (opens in new tab) streaming service. This gives you 24-hour access for £9.99 or month-long access for £33.99.
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How to watch the Nottm Forest vs Aston Villa live stream in Australia
Aussies can watch the Nottm Forest vs Aston Villa live stream on Optus Sport (opens in new tab), which has the rights to all 380 Premier League games this season. Optus can be accessed via a dedicated mobile or tablet app, and also on Chromecast and Apple TV, and costs $24.99 AUD per month. An Annual Pass is also available for $199 AUD/year.
Not in Australia right now? You can simply use a VPN to watch all the action on your Optus account, as if you were back home.
How to watch the Nottm Forest vs Aston Villa live stream in New Zealand
Kiwis can access the Nottm Forest vs Aston Villa live stream via Sky Sport (opens in new tab). This costs $60.98 NZD per month, or you could go for the Sky Sport Now service, which gives you just the Sport channels but for a reduced cost of $19.99/week / $39.99/month or $399/year.
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