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Summary

  1. Fixtures announced for 2019-20 Premier League season at 09:00 BST
  2. Man City are champions, finishing one point ahead of Liverpool
  3. Norwich City, Sheffield United and Aston Villa back in top flight
  4. Get involved: #bbcfootball or text 81111 (UK only)

Live Reporting

By Laura Savvas

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    Now that's all done and dusted, we just have to sit tight and wait patiently until the 2019-20 season kicks off eight weeks tomorrow.

    I already can't wait!

    Thanks for joining me and enjoy the rest of your day!

  2. VAR to debut in 2019-20

    2019-20 Premier League fixtures revealed

    A friendly reminder that video assistant referees (VAR) will debut in the Premier League in the 2019-20 season.

    The system was used at the 2018 World Cup, and last season appeared in the Champions League knockout stages and in selected FA Cup and Carabao Cup ties.

    Video Assistant Referee
  3. Get Involved

    #bbcfootball or text 81111 (UK only, names on texts please)

    SMS Message: Looking at the last three games for Liverpool and last three for Man City I think Liverpool will need to have wrapped the title up at the end of April. The Liverpool v City match on 4th April could be a title decider. from Sam
    Sam
    SMS Message: Watford need to be safe before their May fixtures. Especially the last two, otherwise they will be in a whole heap of trouble. from Stuart
    Stuart
  4. Get Involved

    #bbcfootball or text 81111 (UK only, names on texts please)

    George Andrews: Tough start for arsenal, rather telling jan for sheff united and april for brighton. my tip for the drop looking at the fixtures are brighton, villa and outsiders newcastle #bbcfootball

    Al: Yessss. City at Home first game. Best time to play them imo.#whufc#BBCFootball

  5. Any other business?

    2019-20 Premier League fixtures revealed

    The first Merseyside derby, which will see Liverpool host Everton during a round of midweek fixtures in early December, will be shown on Amazon TV, a new entrant to the list of broadcasters of top-flight games.

    It will also show the Boxing Day list of fixtures and broadcast live in the UK every game over the two rounds to which they have rights.

    Liverpool and Everton
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    #bbcfootball or text 81111 (UK only, names on texts please)

    SMS Message: Nice little Friday night journey for Norwich to start the season! from Simon
    Simon
  7. Stat attack

    2019-20 Premier League fixtures revealed

    Tottenham Hotspur

    Tottenham Hotspur will start a league season at home for the first time since 2010, following eight successive seasons with an away match to start their league campaign.

  8. Get Involved

    #bbcfootball or text 81111 (UK only, names on texts please)

    Africa: Well unless Arsenal invest a fair amount to overhaul the defence, I fear this may be a very bleak season #bbcfootball

    Onabamiro Babatunde‏: United vs Chelsea on the first day? We need to get Jose Mourinho on board as quickly as possible! #bbcfootball

    Matthew Haywood: Funny how Norwich are going to be pretty much relagated after first game of season #bbcfootball

  9. Stat attack

    2019-20 Premier League fixtures revealed

    Manchester United

    Manchester United won just seven points in 10 matches against the ‘big six’ in the Premier League last season; the fewest of the ‘big six’ clubs alongside Tottenham Hotspur (also 7).

  10. Get Involved

    #bbcfootball or text 81111 (UK only, names on texts please)

    Ian Murphy: Happy #PremierLeaguefixtures day. Oh wait... we sacked our manager in March, appointed the youth coach and bungled promotion. As you were. #wba #bbcfootball

    Spare a thought for the fans of the clubs who didn't quite make it to the top flight... There's always next year hey, Ian?!

  11. Champions League and Europa League impact

    2019-20 Premier League fixtures revealed

    The Premier League contingent taking part in the Champions League are Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and Tottenham and they will go straight into the group stage, which starts on 17 and 18 September.

    Holders Liverpool face top-flight away matches immediately before five of their six Champions League group fixtures, one of which is at Manchester United, while there are four away trips for Chelsea, one of which is at Manchester City.

    City will be away three times before playing in Europe, while Tottenham will be on the road for two.

    Arsenal and Manchester United go straight into the Europa League group stages, which start on Thursday, 19 September.

    The Gunners have away games before four of their six group matches, including ones against Manchester United and West Ham.

    Manchester United have three, including a trip to City, while, if they qualify for the group phase, Wolves will also have three.

    Liverpool Champions League
  12. Post update

    Mourinho's aged a bit since then...

  13. Get Involved

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    Paul Walmsley‏: That late run-in for Liverpool doesn't look fantastic. Away to Arsenal, home to Chelsea, away to Newcastle? Tricky if we need to be getting points at the back end of the season. Going to City early April is going to be HUGE. #LFC#bbcfootball

    Simon Matthews: #bbcfootball@SouthamptonFC going to have to be on it from Aug to Nov... proper tough slog of games until then, with only two games of opening 14 or so against teams in the bottom 6 last year. #Ralphampton will do it though... #COYS

  14. Stat attack

    2019-20 Premier League fixtures revealed

    Manchester City

    Manchester City have won four away games at the London Stadium versus West Ham; more than any other team. They have also scored 17 goals against West Ham at the London Stadium; eight more goals than any other opposition side away at the Hammers in this ground.

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    David Taylor: Seeing Sheffield United in that set of fixtures two years after lifting the League One trophy is outstanding #bbcfootball

    Andrew Neill: I think #nufc will have the toughest season. Saying that i reserve the right to change my mind if we get taken over and Rafa signs a contract extension..... #bbcfootball

    Jack Vagabond: #bbcfootball I've also text my wife the fixture list so she knows when I'm likely to be in my worst moods this coming season

    Top planning there, Jack.