The Premier League has revealed the fixture list for the 2009 / 2010 season and champions Manchester United will play Birmingham City at Old Trafford in their first game on August 15th.
In terms of matches against their traditional ‘ Big Four’ rivals, United will meet Arsenal at Old Trafford on 29th August, with the return fixture at Emirates Stadium on 30th January.
It’s Liverpool away on 24th October and the Premier League runners-up are at Old Trafford on 20th March.
Chelsea are the last of the other top four sides to face United as new manager Carlo Ancelotti’s side are at home to the champions on 7th November, with the return fixture on 3rd April.
Liverpool start away to Spurs, Chelsea start off at home to Hull City while Arsenal begin their campaign away to Everton.
Premier League opening day – 15th August
Aston Villa v Wigan
Blackburn v Man City
Bolton v Sunderland
Chelsea v Hull City
Everton v Arsenal
Man Utd v Birmingham
Portsmouth v Fulham
Stoke v Burnley
Tottenham v Liverpool
Wolves v West Ham