Cape Town - The Premier League fixtures have been released for the 2015/16 season as Chelsea attempt to defend their title.
The Premier League season will kick off on August 8 with Chelsea, Manchester United and Arsenal all handed home starts.
The 2014/15 champions will host Swansea City on the opening day.
the pick of the opening day fixtures sees Tottenham Hotspur travel to
Old Trafford to face Manchester United. Both sides will be aiming to
improve on last season's finishes and a positive result on opening day
would go a long way to settling the nerves.
Manchester City face a
trip to West Bromwich Albion while Liverpool are handed a chance to
redeem themselves at Stoke City, after the Potter mauled the Reds 6-1 on
the final day of last season.
Opening day fixtures:
AFC Bournemouth v Aston Villa
Arsenal v West Ham United
Chelsea v Swansea City
Everton v Watford
Leicester City v Sunderland
Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur
Newcastle United v Southampton
Norwich City v Crystal Palace
Stoke City v Liverpool
West Bromwich Albion v Manchester City