Arsenal start 2014-15 Premier League campaign against Crystal Palace

Arsenal take on Crystal Palace at home in the first Premier League game of the 2014-15 season

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger Photo: Puma

Arsenal will host Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on 16 August in their first game of the 2014-15 season.

The Gunners then travel to Goodison Park to face Everton on 23 August, before finishing the month with a trip to newly-promoted Leicester City on 30 August.

Arsene Wenger’s side then host defending champions Manchester City on 13 September, before taking on Tottenham Hotspur in the first north London derby of the season two weeks later at Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal then face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on 4 October, when Cesc Fabregas could come up against his former employers.

Elsewhere, Manchester City kick off their title defence with a trip to Newcastle, while Liverpool host Southampton at Anfield.

Manchester United host Swansea City and Tottenham Hotspur will travel across London to take on West Ham United at Upton Park.

Premier League opening fixtures (weekend of 16 August)

Arsenal v Crystal Palace

Burnley v Chelsea

Leicester City v Everton

Liverpool v Southampton

Manchester United v Swansea City

Newcastle United v Manchester City

Queens Park Rangers v Hull City

Stoke City v Aston Villa

West Bromwich Albion v Sunderland

West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur

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