With the advent of 2016-17 season premier league has completed its twenty-five years of league football. After over a decade, premier football is without Barclays sponsor. Since 1992 Premier League football has excited the fans all across the world. This new season has begun with lot of hopes. Last year’s defending champion Leicester City will have 19 teams squaring against them in the hope of taking away their title over 380 matches. This season will continue till the summer of 2017.
Heavyweights like Chelsea who had a shocking season last year. Their main talisman Eden Hazard was totally off beat. He started showing his previous self at the end of the season, which was not enough to take Chelsea into the top 10. Manchester United spent a lot of cash under their manager Louis van Gaal without producing any fruitful results. Premiership fixtures are looking intriguing as usual; Arsenal fans might complain because of a hectic schedule.
This season will see Jose Mourinho coaching this side with a lot of hope in stake. After being treated unjustly by his previous club Chelsea, Mourinho will look to avenge his pride and has kicked off this season in search of vengeance. Paul Pogba returned home after 4 years in Juventus and Zlatan Ibrahimović signed a one-year contract with MNU.
Jürgen Klopp will continue to rebuild Liverpool into a formidable side. They have already signed the prolific Sadio Mane and are banking on star players like Coutinho miner, Lallana and many more to be in the top four. Manchester City had announced Pep Guardiola as their manager for next three seasons. The likes of Nolito and Ikey Gundogan have already signed for this club. They are a strong side this year and will be looking to capture the trophy again after 3 years of hiatus. Has as the new season has already kicked off, let’s look into the upcoming premiership fixtures:
Saturday 20th August
Manchester United v Southampton: 00:30
Stoke v Manchester City: 17:00
Burnley v Liverpool: 19:30
Swansea v Hull: 19:30
Spurs v Crystal Palace: 19:30
Watford v Chelsea: 19:30
West Brom v Everton: 19:30
Leicester v Arsenal: 22:00
Sunday 21st August
Sunderland v Middlesbrough: 18:00
West Ham v Bournemouth: 20:30
Saturday 27th August
Spurs v Liverpool 17:00
Chelsea v Burnley: 19:30
Crystal Palace v Bournemouth: 19:30
Everton v Stoke: 19:30
Leicester v Swansea: 19:30
Southampton v Sunderland: 19:30
Watford v Arsenal: 19:30
Hull v Manchester United: 22:00
Sunday 28th August
West Brom v Middlesbrough: 18:00
Man city v West Ham: 20:30
These Premiership fixtures are for the month of August.