Blues To Face Latics On Opening Day

BPL set to kick off from 18th August..
European champions Chelsea start the new Premier League season away at Wigan on 18 August. RDM’s first game as permanent manager is at the DW Stadium, and successive home fixtures against Newcastle and Reading follow.September brings away derbies at QPR and Arsenal, and the Blues face Tottenham and Manchester United in the space of a week in October.The Londoners are on the road to Norwich on Boxing Day and welcome QPR to Stamford Bridge at the start of 2013.And a tricky end to the campaign is in prospect, with Liverpool and Manchester United two of their final three away fixtures.The season ends at home to Everton on 19 May.

This is what was posted on the official Chelsea website-

The Premier League will be up and running in exactly 2 months time from today…
Wigan Athletic will be our opponents on the opening day of the 2012/13 league season on 18 August [subject to change]. Roberto Di Matteo will take his side to the DW Stadium for what is a repeat of the opening day fixture from the 2005/06 season, when a late Hernan Crespo strike saw us take all three points.Our first home game of the season comes a week later when Newcastle United visit Stamford Bridge, before our first London derby of the campaign, a trip to Queens Park Rangers on 15 September.

We face tricky trips to both Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur in September and October, as well as a home clash with Manchester United, while November sees us welcome the champions, Manchester City, to west London.

We face a trip to Norwich City on Boxing Day, while New Year’s Day sees us welcome QPR to the Bridge.Our final three away matches see us face Liverpool, Manchester United and Aston Villa, before the season draws to a close with a home game against Everton.
Immediately below is the entire list of Chelsea’s Barclays Premier League fixtures, which at this stage are liable to change due to broadcast selections and our opponents’ participation in the Europa League. Below that is a list of potential fixtures in all competitions.

You can read the full fixtures on the official Chelsea FC website.

Till then KTBFFH!

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  1. Anonymous says

    We'd hopefully screw them!

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