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Premier League 2021/22 fixtures and schedule: Man City title defence begins at Tottenham, Man Utd host Leeds, Liverpool visit Norwich on opening weekend

Sky Sports will show 128 exclusively live Premier League matches during the 2021/22 season. Sky Sports is your ultimate destination for domestic football with live coverage of the Premier League, EFL, Scottish Premiership and the recent addition of the FA Women's Super League.

Premier League Fixtures 2021/22

Premier League champions Manchester City get their 2021/22 title defence under way at Tottenham Hotspur when the new season kicks off on the weekend of August 14.

It's a tricky opener to Pep Guardiola's quest for a fourth league title in five years, with Spurs looking to bounce back from an underwhelming 2020/21 season.

Meanwhile, newly-promoted Norwich City welcome Liverpool to Carrow Road, play-off winners Brentford host Arsenal, Champions League holders Chelsea have a London derby with Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge, and Manchester United take on rivals Leeds United at Old Trafford in what looks set to be a fascinating curtain-raising round of fixtures.

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Rob Jones and Clinton Morrison discuss the 2021/22 Premier League fixtures as champions Manchester City start their title defence at Tottenham

The fast start to the season continues with Arsenal vs Chelsea the following weekend, August 21, before Arsenal travel to Manchester City and Chelsea face Liverpool at Anfield on August 28.

Man City visit local rivals Manchester United on November 6, but the return match at the Etihad marks the start of a potentially key run of games for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men.

Title hopefuls United face Man City away on March 5, and then play Tottenham at home on March 12, Liverpool away on March 19, Leicester at home on April 2 and Everton away on April 9.

Liverpool go to Old Trafford on October 23, while the north London derby is scheduled for September 25 at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium and January 15 at Tottenham. The Merseyside derbies are November 30 at Goodison Park and April 23 at Anfield.

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United and Chelsea meet at Old Trafford on the penultimate weekend before the season's final round of games takes place on May 22.

Sky Sports will show 128 exclusively live Premier League matches during the 2021/22 season and is your ultimate destination for domestic football, with live coverage of the Premier League, EFL, Scottish Premiership and the recent addition of the FA Women's Super League.

The opening weekend games

Here's the first round of fixtures for the 2021/22 Premier League season:

Friday August 13

Brentford vs Arsenal - Kick-off 8pm, live on Sky Sports

Saturday August 14

Manchester United vs Leeds United - Kick-off 12.30pm

Burnley vs Brighton - Kick-off 3pm

Chelsea vs Crystal Palace - Kick-off 3pm

Everton vs Southampton - Kick-off 3pm

Leicester City vs Wolverhampton - Kick-off 3pm

Watford vs Aston Villa - Kick-off 3pm

Norwich City vs Liverpool - Kick-off 5.30pm, live on Sky Sports

Sunday August 15

Newcastle United vs West Ham United - Kick-off 2pm, live on Sky Sports

Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City - Kick-off 4.30pm, live on Sky Sports

Opening Sky Sports live fixtures in full

Friday August 13 - Brentford vs Arsenal, kick-off 8pm

Saturday August 14 - Norwich vs Liverpool, kick-off 5.30pm

Sunday August 15 - Newcastle vs West Ham, kick-off 2pm

Sunday August 15 - Tottenham vs Man City, kick-off 4.30pm

Saturday August 21 - Brighton vs Watford, kick-off 5.30pm

Sunday August 22 - Southampton vs Man Utd, kick-off 2pm

Sunday August 22 - Arsenal vs Chelsea, kick-off 4.30pm

Monday August 23 - West Ham vs Leicester, kick-off 8pm

Saturday August 28 - Liverpool vs Chelsea, kick-off 5.30pm

Sunday August 29 - Burnley vs Leeds, kick-off 2pm

Sunday August 29 - Wolves vs Man Utd, kick-off 4.30pm

Saturday September 11 - Chelsea vs Aston Villa, kick-off 5.30pm

Sunday September 12 - Leeds vs Liverpool, kick-off 4.30pm

Monday September 13 - Everton vs Burnley, kick-off 8pm

Friday September 17 - Newcastle vs Leeds, kick-off 8pm

Saturday September 18 - Aston Villa vs Everton, kick-off 5.30pm

Sunday September 19 - West Ham vs Man Utd, kick-off 2pm

Sunday September 19 - Tottenham vs Chelsea, kick-off 4.30pm

Saturday September 25 - Brentford vs Liverpool, kick-off 5.30pm

Sunday September 26 - Southampton vs Wolves, kick-off 2pm

Sunday September 26 - Arsenal vs Tottenham, kick-off 4.30pm

Monday September 27 - Crystal Palace vs Brighton, kick-off 8pm

Saturday October 2: Brighton vs Arsenal, kick-off 5.30pm

Sunday October 3: Crystal Palace vs Leicester, kick-off 2pm

Sunday October 3: Liverpool vs Man City, kick-off 4.30pm

Saturday October 16: Brentford vs Chelsea, kick-off 5.30pm

Sunday October 17: Everton vs West Ham, kick-off 2pm

Sunday October 17: Newcastle vs Tottenham, kick-off 4.30pm

Monday October 18: Arsenal vs Crystal Palace, kick-off 8pm

Friday October 22: Arsenal vs Aston Villa, kick-off 8pm

Saturday October 23: Brighton vs Man City, kick-off 5.30pm

Sunday October 24: West Ham vs Tottenham, kick-off 2pm

Sunday October 24: Man Utd vs Liverpool, kick-off 4.30pm

Saturday October 30: Tottenham vs Man Utd, kick-off 5.30pm

Sunday October 31: Norwich vs Leeds, kick-off 2pm

Sunday October 31: Aston Villa vs West Ham, kick-off 4.30pm

Monday November 1: Wolves vs Everton, kick-off 8pm

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Key dates for the 2021/22 season

The 2021/22 Premier League will start on Saturday, August 14 - 34 days after the Euro 2020 final at Wembley.

The season will end on May 22 2022, with all 10 games kicking off at the same time.

The 2021/22 EFL season will kick off on Saturday, August 7.

Next season's League One campaign will finish on the weekend of April 30 2022, with League Two and the Championship on one of May 7 and May 8 respectively.

The League One play-off final will then be held on Saturday, May 21, the League Two play-off final on Saturday, May 28, and the Championship play-off final on Sunday, May 29.

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