Champions Manchester United will begin their title defence with a trip to League Cup winners Swansea, said the English Premier League as it announced the 2013-14 fixtures.
New manager David Moyes, who was appointed after Alex Ferguson retired in May, takes his team to south Wales on August 17. Chelsea begin their campaign at home against newly promoted Hull City, while Manuel Pellegrini will get his first taste of English top-flight football when Manchester City welcome Newcastle United to Eastlands. Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal take on Aston Villa at the Emirates in their opener, while Tottenham Hotspur travel to promoted Crystal Palace. Liverpool tackle Stoke at Anfield on the opening day.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 20th, 2013.
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