Saturday 18 August 2012 marks the set off for the 2012/13
English Premier League.
Robin Van Persie
On day one of the new season, seven games have been lined up six of which will kick off at 1700hrs and one late one will set off at 1930hrs.
Arsenal will begin life without their last season top scorer Robin Van Persie who a few days back crossed over to rivals Manchester United.
Arsenal play host to Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium in London as Fulham hosts Norwich City at the Craven Cottage.
Queens Park Rangers will take on Swansea City at the Loftus Road Stadium in London as promoted Reading will host Stoke City at Madejski Stadium in Reading.
St. James Park
West Bromwich Albion – Liverpool at the Hawthorns and West Ham – Aston Villa at the Boleyn ground will conclude the 1700hrs kick offs.
A Newcastle – Tottenham Hotspur tie at the St. James Park will conclude day one in the 20-team League.