Before you can get to the good stuff, whet your appetite and calm your first game nerves with a couple early fixtures. Arsenal host West Ham at the Emirates, and Arsene Wenger's side will hope to maintain the momentum they built up at the end of last season and through their impressive pre-season. Further north, Southampton will travel to St. James' Park to take on Newcastle. Both games kick off at 1:30PM BST/8:30AM EST.
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