Chelsea make the trip to deepest Lancashire to take on promoted Burnley in the final match of the opening weekend of the Premier League season.
The Clarets were not many people’s favourites to reach the top-flight, and they have already been written off in some quarters ahead of this campaign. However, they have a hugely talented young manager in Sean Dyche, while they have retained the striking duo that dominated the Championship la...More
Liverpool and Southampton have done a lot of transfer business together over the summer, but they meet at Anfield on Sunday aiming to get the new season off to a winning start.
Having lost Luis Suarez to Barcelona in a £75m deal, winning their first Premier League title this season would be an even bigger achievement than had they done so last term. They still have Daniel Sturridge to provide a finishing touch, but they could strugg...More
Manchester City begin the defence of their Premier League title with a potentially tricky trip to Newcastle United, who will hope to improve after a poor end to last season.
Magpies manager Alan Pardew came under significant pressure from sections of supporters as their slump in the second half of 2013-14 saw them finish 10th, having threatened to challenge for a European spot earlier in the campaign. They have responded by signing ...More
West Ham United and Tottenham meet in a London derby on the opening day of the new Premier League season, and it is a fixture that has produced some incredible highlights in years gone by.
The two sides last met at Upton Park as recently as May, when West Ham took the spoils in a very comfortable 2-0 win. The visitors played much of the match with 10 men, due to the sending off of Younes Kaboul for a professional foul....More
Supporters of Arsenal will be full of optimism as they begin their Premier League campaign against a Crystal Palace side still reeling from the sudden and shock departure of manager Tony Pulis on Thursday evening.
Since winning the FA Cup in May, the Gunners have looked like a side that can finally make a serious challenge for the Premier League title once again. They swept aside reigning champions Manchester City - who were admitte...More
West Bromwich Albion open their season at home to Sunderland with Alan Irvine taking charge of his first competitive match since his appointment back in June.
After a tumultuous season which saw them survive relegation on the penultimate weekend and also sack two managers, the arrival of Irvine came as a major surprise, due to his lack of managerial experience in the Premier League. They are widely tipped to struggle, but still have ...More
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