Tough Premier League starts for West Ham and Tottenham

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West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur have been handed difficult opening day fixtures to the 2021/22 Premier League season.

The Hammers, who finished the previous campaign in sixth place, will head to St James Park and face a Newcastle United side that completed the double over them last term.

Meanwhile, Tottenham couldn’t have been handed a more difficult start. The Lilywhites will host Champions and their Carabao Cup conquerors, Manchester City in N17.

The opening round of Premier League fixtures will be played over the weekend of August 14/15.

Premier League opening day fixtures;

Brentford v Arsenal
Burnley v Brighton
Chelsea v Crystal Palace
Everton v Southampton
Leicester City v Wolverhampton
Manchester United v Leeds United
Newcastle United v West Ham United
Norwich City v Liverpool
Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City
Watford v Aston Villa

More to follow….


Brian Jeeves