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The fixtures for the 2019-20 Premier League season will be announced at 09:00 BST on Thursday.

The opening matches will be played on the weekend of Saturday, 10 August and the season will end on Sunday, 17 May.

Manchester City, who finished one point clear of European champions Liverpool, will be aiming to win the Premier League for a third season in a row.

Norwich City, Sheffield United and Aston Villa are all returning to the top flight after securing promotion.

Liverpool and Europa League winners Chelsea, minus Eden Hazard who has joined Real Madrid, have a busy start to the campaign as they will also meet in the Uefa Super Cup in Istanbul, Turkey on Wednesday, 14 August.

Wolves could have played three Europa League qualifying matches before the beginning of the Premier League season.

For the first time in Premier League history, the clubs will get a short mid-season break in February.

Over a two-week period, there will be only five matches on one weekend, with the other five games taking place the following weekend, ensuring that each team gets one week off.

Wild and bold predictions, ahoy.

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Still busted, Ringy.

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It feels so good to post in this thread again. Yknow, until our season falls off a cliff like it did the last time. But hopefully not!

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Spurs at home first game, they'll injure two of our key players to no punishment. Again.

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Without Hazard, an aging squad, and likely no incoming new players, it'll either be a dogfight for 6th place or somehow we end up challenging for the title.

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49 minutes ago, Naitch said:

Without Hazard, an aging squad, and likely no incoming new players, it'll either be a dogfight for 6th place or somehow we end up challenging for the title.

Perhaps we'll get Chelsea season variant #7: Club legend [Lampard] takes reigns...achieves remarkable cup success against all odds...is sacked within months. :shifty: 

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Friday 9 August: Liverpool v Norwich City (8pm – live on Sky)

Saturday 10 August: West Ham United v Manchester City (12.30pm)

Saturday 10 August: Bournemouth v Sheffield United (3pm)

Saturday 10 August: Burnley v Southampton (3pm)

Saturday 10 August: Crystal Palace v Everton (3pm)

Saturday 10 August: Leicester City v Wolves (3pm)

Saturday 10 August: Watford v Brighton (3pm)

Saturday 10 August: Tottenham v Aston Villa (5.30pm – live on Sky)

Sunday 11 August: Newcastle United v Arsenal (2.00pm – live on Sky)

Sunday 11 August: Manchester United v Chelsea (4.30pm – live on Sky)

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No surprise we're playing Chelsea in April/May for what must be the 10th year in a row.

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Mid season break games are the Week 1 reverse games.

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Hope Rovers are at home that weekend because the 3pm PL games are dull as dishwater.

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Do Amazon Prime still do 30 day free trials...

I've had an absolute mare, going for a weeks holiday end of November so I'd resigned myself to probably missing a game. Turns out I'm missing Man City and Southampton at home, plus that easily doable away game at Sheffield United.

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My plan is to get some kind of trial active for that Spurs game and go to the Boxing Day fixture.

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It's our year. We will win the Charity Shield, FA Cup, League Cup, Super Cup, Club World Cup, Champions League and Prem. 

Mane will score 4 past Norwich both times 

City finally get their comeuppance for blatantly breaking FFP

United do shite under Ole and end up giving it to Quinton Fortune till end of season

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It feels weird posting in this thread.   Here's to attempting to not finish bottom! 

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Away games at Spurs and Arsenal either side of Boxing Day is pretty weighty.

Feels a little surreal to not be caring about which weekends the home games fall on for once!

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1 hour ago, DFF said:

It feels weird posting in this thread.   Here's to attempting to not finish bottom! 

The Detroit Lions changed their gimmick to 'avoid relegation'. It was met with confusion. 

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Somebody at the FA has a sense of humour as they’ve given us Crystal Palace, Wolves and Leicester three games in a row again. <_<

City, Chelsea, United and Everton all around the festive season looks fantastic too.

Spurs away is scheduled for exactly 16 years to the day since we won the league at their place. 16 years:(

I’m back in the country between Christmas and New Year.

May take the Mrs to one of the United or Chelsea home games. 

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