Wednesday 16 June 2021 9:03 am

Premier League fixtures 2021-22: Manchester City face Tottenham Hotspur on opening weekend

Champions Manchester City will begin their title defence at Tottenham Hotspur after the 2021-22 Premier League fixtures were announced today.

Promoted Brentford welcome Arsenal to west London, while Manchester United host Leeds United.

LIverpool visit Norwich City, Chelsea play Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge and West Ham United go to Newcastle United.

The new Premier League season starts on the weekend of 14 August. The full fixtures schedule can be found here.

It is yet to be decided which games will be televised and therefore may not take place on the Saturday. That will be announced on Monday 21 June.

Having made all fixtures available to broadcasters while supporters remained shut out of stadiums, next season the number of games on TV will revert to 200.

The Premier League said it is “committed to the ambition of having full stadiums, including away supporters, from the start of the season”.

The Championship, League One and League Two seasons begin a week earlier, on Friday 6 August.

Fixtures for the EFL are due to be announced next week, on Thursday 24 June.

First round of Premier League fixtures

Brentford v Arsenal
Burnley v Brighton
Chelsea v Crystal Palace
Everton v Southampton
Leicester City v Wolves
Man Utd v Leeds
Newcastle v West Ham
Norwich City v Liverpool
Spurs v Man City
Watford v Aston Villa