The fixture list for the upcoming English Premier League season has been released today, and fans all over the world will be scurrying to mark the key dates for their teams on their calendars, as intriguing battles lie around every corner- battles no fan would want to miss! 

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After a first weekend that shall be free of any mammoth clashes, the season will quickly heat up as Chelsea welcome Tottenham Hotspurs to Stamford Bridge the following weekend, on 13th August, as last seasons 3rd and 4th placed teams and bitter London rivals clash. The weekend after will see an early resumption of what has been traditionally the greatest rivalry in English football- as Manchester United welcome Liverpool to Old Trafford on 20th August, before Liverpool meet their local rivals Everton away soon after on September 3rd- the same day that Arsenal visit Old Trafford. 

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The first big game for the champions, Manchester City is going to be at home against Spurs on 10th September, while last year’s runners-up Liverpool will be entertained by Chelsea a week later.

The month of October is going to start off with a bang as the first North London derby of the season shall take place at the Emirates Stadium on the 1st. Also on the same weekend has been scheduled the first Manchester derby of the season. 

Two weeks later- October 15th, Will be a day that many a football fan mark on their calendars- as arguably the two best teams in the world today, Manchester City and Liverpool, lock horns at the Etihad stadium. Over the last 4 seasons this fixture has twice determined the course of the premier league title, and so expect a lot of jeopardy attached to this particular game! City will not have time to breathe- not that they ever seem to be out of breath- as they host Arsenal just three days later. Manchester United and Chelsea shall round ofF an intriguinf October when they lock horns at Stamford Bridge on 22nd.

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There are only two big games in the month of November- Chelsea and Arsenal meeting on 5th November, as well as Liverpool and Spurs, as the premier league shuts down entirely on 12 November, and the focus of the world shifts from club football to the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar! 

Below are the key dates for each of the Top 4 clubs:

Manchester City:

10th Sep: Spurs (H)

1st Oct: Man United (H)

15th Oct:  Liverpool (H)

19th Oct: Arsenal (H)

2nd Jan: Chelsea (A)

14th Jan: Man United (A)

4th Feb: Spurs (A)

1st Apr: Liverpool (A)

27th Apr: Arsenal (A)

20th May: Chelsea (H) 


20th Aug: Man United (A)

17th Sep: Chelsea (A) 

8th Oct: Arsenal (A)

15th Oct: Man City (H)

5th Nov: Spurs (A)

21st Jan:  Chelsea (H)

4th Mar: Man United (H)

1st Apr: Man City (A)

8th Apr: Arsenal (H)

29th Apr:  Spurs (H)


13th Sep: Spurs (H)

17th Sep:  Liverpool (H)

22nd Oct: Man United (H)

5th Nov: Arsenal (H)

2nd Jan: Man City (H)

21st Jan: Liverpool (A)

25th Feb: Spurs (A)

22nd Apr: Man United (A)

29th Apr: Arsenal (A)

20th May: Man City (A)

Tottenham Hotspurs:

13th Aug: Chelsea (A)

10th Sep:  Man City (A)

1st Oct: Arsenal (A)

Oct 19: Man United (A)

5th Nov: Liverpool (H)

14th Jan: Arsenal (H)

4th Feb: Man City (H)

25th Feb: Chelsea (H)

25th Apr: Man United (H)

29th Apr: Liverpool (A)