Premier League guide
The waiting is over. The Premier League is back. Read our indispensible club-by-club guides to catch up on what's been happening over the summer and whet your appetite for Saturday's big kick-off.
Last Updated: 10/08/11 5:00pm
It seems just yesterday that Manchester United's defeat of Blackpool on the final day earned them a historic 19th title but, thankfully, the big kick-off in the Premier League is just days away.
The champions have far from rested on their laurels over the summer as they look to bridge the gap with Barcelona and it is Sir Alex's side which will start the new campaign as favourites.
Elsewhere it's all change at Chelsea where Andre Villas-Boas has made a quiet start to life at Stamford Bridge, which suggests evolution rather than revolution will be his mantra in West London.
United's noisy neighbours Manchester City were shushed in the Community Shield but the acquisition of Sergio Aguero suggests they are ready to have their say in the title race.
Arsenal start the season with a face longer than Red Rum as the futures of Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri look no close to being resolved, while North London rivals Tottenham have similarly been frustrated in the summer transfer market.
The mood in Liverpool is decidedly more chipper as Kenny Dalglish has been handed a transfer budget that would make David Moyes weep across the road at Goodison.
All three clubs promoted from the Championship have been busy in attempting to ensure the step-up to the top flight is as seamlessly as possible and we give each of them a decent chance of punching above their weight this season.
Here, skysports.com's raft of journalists provide exhaustive previews for each Premier League club as we invite your feedback on how the forthcoming season will unfold.
Chris Burton casts an eye over goings on at Arsenal, with Cesc Fabregas' future once again dominating proceedings at the Emirates this summer
Rachel Griffiths examines a turbulent summer at Aston Villa and considers their expectations for this season following Alex McLeish's appointment.
James Pearson takes a look at how Blackburn have progressed during the summer after retaining their top-flight status on the final day of last season.
Murray Burnell looks at an unfortunate summer and an intimidating start to the new season for Bolton after two leg breaks has left Owen Coyle pulling his hair out.
Lewis Rutledge considers Chelsea's bid to reclaim Premier League glory after another managerial change at Stamford Bridge this summer.
Tom Mallows previews Everton's 2011/12 season following a summer where David Moyes has once again been forced to work on a shoestring budget.
Alex Dunn believes there are reasons to be cheerful for the Fulham faithful despite having a second manager in as many summers walk out on them.
Jamie Casey considers whether attack really is the best form of defence for Kenny Dalglish's bulked up Liverpool midfield after a summer of heavy spending.
Graeme Bailey looks at Manchester City's title aspirations after another intriguing summer at the newly named Etihad Stadium.
Mark Buckingham considers Manchester United's prospects for the coming season as Sir Alex Ferguson prepares to celebrate his Silver Jubilee.
Peter Fraser looks at a typically bizarre summer, as Alan Pardew's Newcastle prepare for the new season.
Joe Drabble assesses Norwich City's chances of beating the drop following back-to-back promotions under manager Paul Lambert.
Soriebah Kajue muses on Queens Park Rangers' chances of survival as Neil Warnock prepares his experienced squad for the rigours of the Premier League campaign.
Mark Holmes assesses the state of Stoke City's squad going into the new season after a summer of little transfer activity so far.
Rob Parrish looks ahead to what could prove to be a pivotal season for Sunderland and manager Steve Bruce after yet another busy summer in the transfer market.
Chris Burton takes a look at what sort of shape Swansea are in as they prepare to take the Premier League plunge.
David Tickner reflects on a summer that has largely stood still for Tottenham as the battle to keep Luka Modric has taken priority over bringing in fresh faces.
Simon Wilkes takes an in-depth look at the comings and goings at The Hawthorns this summer - and feels Roy Hodgson's Albion could be a surprise hit in the league, finally shedding their yo-yo tag.
Steve Pass says Wigan will be looking to repay Roberto Martinez's faith and push on after their final day survival last term.
Ben Collins weighs up the Wolves squad as Mick McCarthy's men hope to secure a fourth straight season in the Premier League.