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Sky Sports announces August / September Premier League fixtures

Leicester City will kick off the new Premier League season live on Sky Sports, as part of a schedule of 20 televised fixtures that features every club by the end of September.

Claudio Ranieri’s Foxes begin the defence of their title away to newly promoted Hull City in the first of 126 live matches on Sky Sports this season, starting Saturday 13th August 2016.

The opening weekend also offers Sky Sports viewers coverage of José Mourinho’s first game in charge of Manchester United at Bournemouth, Arsenal v Liverpool in the first big head to head of the season, plus Antonio Conte’s Chelsea at home to West Ham United.

These are the fixtures announced by Sky today that they will be showing. Further details to follow in due course.

First weekend
Hull City v Leicester City, Sat 13 Aug, 12.30pm
Bournemouth v Manchester United, Sun 14 Aug, 1.30pm
Arsenal v Liverpool, Sun 14 Aug, 4.00pm
Chelsea v West Ham United, Mon 15 Aug, 8.00pm

The first ever ‘Friday Night Football’ will be in the second week of the season, as Manchester United fans welcome José Mourinho to Old Trafford for their home fixture against Southampton. The much anticipated Manchester derby involving Mourinho and Pep Guardiola will also be live on Sky Sports.

Rest of August
Manchester United v Southampton, Fri 19 Aug, 8.00pm
Stoke City v Manchester City, Sat 20 Aug, 12.30pm
Sunderland v Middlesbrough, Sun 21 Aug, 1.30pm
West Ham United v Bournemouth, Sun 21 Aug, 4.00pm

Tottenham Hotspur, v Liverpool, Sat 27 Aug, 12.30pm
West Bromwich Albionv Middlesbrough, Sun 28 Aug, 1.30pm
Manchester City v West Ham United, Sun 28 Aug, 4.00pm

Manchester United v Manchester City, Sat 10 Sept, 12.30pm
Swansea City v Chelsea, Sun 11 Sept, 4.00pm
Sunderland v Everton, Mon 12 Sept, 8.00pm

Chelsea v Liverpool, Fri 16 Sept, 8.00pm
Crystal Palace v Stoke City, Sun 18 Sept, 2.15pm
Tottenham Hotspur v Sunderland, Sun 18 Sept, 4.30pm

Manchester United v Leicester City, Sat 24 Sept, 12.30pm
West Ham United v Southampton, Sun 25 Sept, 4.00pm
Burnley v Watford, Mon 26 Sept, 8.00pm

Republic of Ireland
Viewers in the Republic of Ireland will also be able to enjoy additional live coverage of the Premier League in a regular slot on Saturday afternoons at 3pm. Further details will be announced in due course.