The Premier League fixtures were released this morning (credit: West Ham FC)
The League’s fixtures were released this morning revealing the Hammers will face the Magpies on the opening day for the second campaign in a row.
The first fixture at St James Park is on Saturday 14th August, followed by a game at home against Leicester the following week.
In the festive period, notable dates include a home Boxing Day clash with Southampton, and trips away to Watford on Tuesday, 28 December and Crystal Palace on New Year’s Day.
For the last away game of the season, the team will head to Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday, 22 May, while the final home game comes against reigning champions, Manchester City.
The derby matches against Tottenham Hotspur will be at home on the weekend of Saturday, 23 October and away on Saturday, 19 March.
West Ham’s first meetings with newly promoted Brentford takes place at home on the weekend of Saturday, 2 October, while Norwich City visit on Saturday, 18 December.
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Home fixtures against Manchester United, Brentford, Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool, and away games at Liverpool and Burnley are all subject to movement to the Sunday of that weekend due to the UEFA Europa League group stages the previous Thursday.
In addition, the Hammers will begin their Carabao Cup challenge at the third-round stage in the week commencing Monday 20 September, while the Emirates FA Cup third round will be held over the weekend of Saturday 8 January 2022. West Ham’s UEFA Europa League campaign will begin on Thursday, 16 September.
All Premier League fixtures are subject to change.
The UK broadcast selections for the early match rounds are due to be completed by 5 July.
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