Premier Leagues fixtures announced
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Premier Leagues fixtures announced

14/06/2017

English champions Chelsea begin the 2017-18 season with a home game against Burnley before being the first team to face Tottenham at Wembley in the Premier League.

In the other opening-day fixtures, Manchester United host West Ham, Manchester City travel to newly promoted Brighton, Liverpool face Watford and Spurs are at Newcastle. Huddersfield, whose last season in the top-flight was 1971-72, play Crystal Palace.

Of the other standout fixtures for Antonio Conte's side, Chelsea play Arsenal on Sept. 16, host City on Sept. 30 before United visit Stamford Bridge on Nov. 4.

On Boxing Day, Chelsea are at home to Brighton, Liverpool take on Swansea at Anfield, United host Burnley and Tottenham play Southampton at Wembley. Manchester City travel to Newcastle. There are then fixtures on Dec. 30 and Jan. 1 with Arsenal vs. Chelsea and Everton vs. United the highlights on New Year's Day.

United's first major test of the campaign comes on Oct. 14 when they travel to Anfield. Before that, Jose Mourinho's side play West Ham, Swansea, Leicester, Stoke, Everton, Southampton and Crystal Palace, with Manchester derbies on and Dec. 9 and April 7.

Liverpool face a tougher start with Arsenal and City in their opening four fixtures. They host Everton on Dec. 9, while the return fixture is April 7. Other notable games include a trip to Arsenal on Dec. 23 and the away fixture vs. United on March 10.

After going to Anfield on Aug. 26, Arsenal go to Chelsea on Sept. 16 and City on Nov. 4. Their first home game against a major side is on Nov. 18 when Tottenham visit the Emirates. They then host United on Dec. 2 and Liverpool on Dec. 23. The North London derby at Wembley is on Feb. 10.

In the end of season run-in, Chelsea play Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in the penultimate round of fixtures, and United host Arsenal the weekend before on April 28.

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