Premier League pre-season fixtures list: Kick-off times and TV coverage as Arsenal head to Singapore and Manchester United go to the USA

 
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Arsenal

Arsenal are "competing" for "trophies" on multiple fronts this summer. The Gunners are currently sweating it out in Singapore for the Asia Cup and will head back home later this month for the annual Emirates Cup.

ARSENAL:

July 18: Everton/Stoke (Asia Trophy), TBC, Sky Sports.

July 25: Lyon (Emirates Cup), 16.20pm, BT Sport 1.

July 26: Wolfsburg (Emirates Cup), 16.20pm, BT Sport 1.

August 2: Chelsea (Charity Shield), 15.00pm, BT Sport 1.

Luckily for Arsenal fans, all of their pre-season fixtures are being televised on Sky Sports and BT Sport.

Aston Villa

ASTON VILLA:

July 17: Sporting Braga, Portugal, 18.30pm.

July 21: Swindon Town, 19.45pm.

July 25: Walsall, 15.00pm.

July 28: Wolves, 19.45pm.

August 1: Nottingham Forest, 15.00pm.

Villa are keeping it close to home this summer, with warm-up matches around the Midlands scheduled when they return from a trip to Portugal.

Bournemouth

BOURNEMOUTH:

July 18: Exeter City, 15.00pm.

July 21: Salisbury, 19.45pm.

July 25: Nantes, 18.30pm.

July 28: Yeovil, 19.45pm.

July 31: Cardiff, 19.45pm.

August 1: Hoffenheim, 15.00pm.

Championship champions Bournemouth have already taken the Premier League rite of passage that is a pre-season trip to the US, beating Philadelphia Union 4-1.

Chelsea

CHELSEA:

July 23: New York Red Bulls, 23.00pm.

July 25: PSG, 01.00am, (Sky Sports 1).

July 29: Barcelona, 01.00am, (Sky Sports 1).

August 2: Arsenal (Community Shield), 15.00pm, (BT Sport 1).

August 5: Fiorentina, 20.00pm, (Sky Sports 1).

Promotional duties have been partly covered by a post-season trip to Thailand and Sydney, but Chelsea will continue their world tour next week with high-profile International Champions Cup fixtures against New York Red Bulls, Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona in New Jersey, North Carolina and Maryland respectively.

Crystal Palace

CRYSTAL PALACE:

July 18: Union Berlin, 13.00pm.

July 24: Supersport United, 17.45pm.

July 26: Ajax Cape Town/Sporting Lisbon, TBC.

August 1: Fulham, 15.00pm.

August 3: Dagenham and Redbridge, 19.30pm.

Crystal Palace are bringing a taste of Croydon to Cape Town this summer following a stop off in Germany to play Union Berlin.

Everton

EVERTON:

July 18: Arsenal/Singapore XI, 13.30pm.

July 26: Hearts, 15.00pm.

July 28: Dundee, 19.30pm.

August 1: Leeds, 15.00pm.

August 2: Villarreal, 15.00pm.

Toffees fans will surely be devastated by Everton's cruel penalty shoot-out loss to Stoke in the Asia Trophy. Not to worry, the dream is still alive with a fixture against Arsenal or a Singapore XI lined up on Friday.

The pre-season schedule finishes with a home match against Villarreal on August 2.

Leicester

LEICESTER:

July 21: Lincoln City, 19.45pm.

July 25: Mansfield Town, 15.00pm.

July 28: Burton Albion, 19.30pm.

July 29: Rotherham United, 19.45pm.

August 1: Birmingham, 15.00pm.

After a trip to Thailand ended in sex scandal and sackings earlier this summer, Leicester are keeping it safe with trips close to home ahead of the new season.

Liverpool

LIVERPOOL:

17 July: Brisbane Roar, 9:45am, (LFC TV).

20 July: Adelaide United, 10.30am, (LFC TV).

24 July: Malaysia XI, 13.45pm, (LFC TV).

1 August: HJK (Finland), 17.30pm, (LFC TV).

2 August: UK, Swindon, 16.00pm.

You'll never walk alone, not even 11,000 miles away. Huge crowds are expected for the Reds in Brisbane, Adelaide, Kuala Lumpur and Helsinki.

Read more: Premier League fixtures 2015/16 - Spurs start at United, Chelsea get Swans and West Ham at Arsenal

Manchester City

MANCHESTER CITY:

July 18: Melbourne Victory, 8am.

July 21: Roma (I'ntl Champions Cup), 10.45am.

July 24: Real Madrid (I'ntl Champions Cup), 10am.

 

City have flown down under to face Roma and Real Madrid in the International Champions Cup - both fixtures are on Sky Sports.

Manchester United

MANCHESTER UTD:

18 July: Club America, 4.00am, (MUTV).

22 July: San Jose Earthquakes, 4.00am, (MUTV).

25 July: Barcelona, 21.00pm, (MUTV).

30 July: PSG, 02.00am, (MUTV).

Like City, United will also compete in the International Champions Cup (a different one - there's three). Van Gaal will look to stage a strong defence of the title won last season. Or maybe just get his players fit. Either or.

Newcastle

NEWCASTLE UNITED:

July 19: Sacramento Republic, 04.00am.

July 22: Portland Timbers, 03.30am.

July 26: Sheffield United, 13.00pm.

July 29: York City, 19.45pm.

August 1: Borussia Monchengladbach, 15.00pm.

A brief sojourn to the US will be followed by outings closer to home before Steve McClaren discovers if he's as unpopular as his predecessor and his employer with a match against Borussia Monchengladbach at St. James' Park.

Norwich

NORWICH:

July 17: Cambridge United, 19.30pm.

July 20: Maccabi Haifa, 18.30pm.

July 28: West Ham United, 19.45pm.

July 29: Lincoln City, 19.45pm.

August 1: Brentford, 15.00pm.

 

Norwich will only travel as far as Austria to face Israeli side Maccabi Haifa this summer, preparing to keep preparations for their return to the Premier League more low key than some of their contemporaries.

Southampton

SOUTHAMPTON:

July 18: FC Groningen, 13.30pm.

July 21: KVV Quick 1920, 18.00pm.

July 23: Feyenoord, 19.00pm.

August 2: Espanyol, 15.00pm.

Manager Ronald Koeman will lead his squad on a tour of his homeland this summer with games against FC Groningen, KVV Quick 1920 and Feyenoord. Saints will also kick-off their Europa League campaign before the Premier League starts.

Stoke

STOKE CITY:

July 18: Arsenal/Singapore XI, 11.00am.

July 22: Wrexham, 19.00pm.

July 25: Brentford, 13.30pm.

August 1: FC Koln, 14.00pm.

August 2: FC Porto, 16.45pm.

Stoke are currently delighting their many legions of fans in Singapore for the Asia Trophy - supporters back home can watch on Sky Sports. Not content with just one tournament, Mark Hughes' men will also compete in the Colonia Cup in Germany.

Sunderland

SUNDERLAND:

July 18: Pachuca, 15.30pm.

July 22: Toronto, 00.00am.

July 29: Doncaster Rovers, 19.45pm.

August 1: Hannover, 17.00pm.

Sunderland have a varied fixture list with games lined up in California, Canada, Yorkshire and Germany.

Swansea

SWANSEA CITY:

July 15: Borussia Monchengladbach, 19.00pm.

July 18: 1860 Munich, 20.00pm.

July 24: Reading, 19.45pm.

July 25: Nottingham Forest, 15.00pm.

August 1: Deportivo, 17.30pm.

Swansea will face two teams from the Championship after a mini-tour in Germany. Preparations will finish at home with the visit of Deportivo La Coruna.

Watford

WATFORD:

July 15: SC Verl, 18.30pm.

July 17: Eintracht Braunschweig, 18.30pm.

July 19: SC Paderborn, 16.00pm.

July 25: Dundee United, 15.00pm.

July 28: Cardiff City, 15.00pm.

July 31: Sevilla, 19.45pm.

New manager Quique Flores has no prior experience of English football but that does not mean the Hornets are staying in the UK ahead of their return to the Premier League. Two matches have already been played against lower league opposition while this week the club begins a tour of Germany.

West Brom

WEST BROM:

July 16: Orlando City, 12.30am.

July 17: Charleston Battery, 23.30pm.

July 19: Richmond Kickers, 21.30pm.

July 28: Walsall, 19.30pm.

July 28: Forest Green Rovers, 19.30pm.

July 31: Bristol Rovers, 19.30pm.

The Baggies have already been thumped 3-1 by Red Bull Salzburg, but have plenty more time to get up to speed with a trip to - you guessed it - the US.

West Ham

WEST HAM:

July 18: Southend United, 15.00pm.

July 21: Colchester United, 19.45pm.

July 25: Charlton Athletic, 15.00pm.

July 28: Norwich City, 19.45pm.

West Ham's season actually started back on 2 July thanks to their fair play entry into the Europa League. New boss Slaven Bilic must carefully manage his squad's playing time as West Ham juggle competitive European games with pre-season friendlies.

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