December Manchester Derby headlines newly-released EPL schedule

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The 2012-2013 Premiership schedule has been released, and fans will have to wait until December to see the Manchester Derby take place.

Manchester City will host Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on Dec. 8 in one of the marquee matches of the season. The Premier League champions return trip to Old Trafford takes place four months later, with an April 5 match against Manchester United scheduled.

Fans will not have to wait as long to see the first Liverpool derby of the season. Everton hosts Liverpool on Oct. 26. The second league match between the two teams takes place near the end of the season on May 3.

Here is a run down of several key matches throughout the season:

KEY PREMIER LEAGUE MATCH-UPS

Oct. 26th- Liverpool at Everton

Oct. 26th-  Manchester United at Chelsea

Nov. 16th-  Tottenham Hotspur at Arsenal

Nov. 23th-  Manchester City at Chelsea

Dec. 8th- Manchester United at Manchester City

Feb. 18th- Chelsea at Manchester City

March 1st- Arsenal at Tottenham Hotspur

April 5th- Manchester City at Manchester United

May 3rd- Everton at Liverpool

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Here is the complete 2012/2013 Premier League schedule.

What do you think of these marquee matches? Which one are you most looking forward to? Already excited for the upcoming Premiership season?

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One Response to December Manchester Derby headlines newly-released EPL schedule

  1. El Principio says:

    The Liverpool Derby? Us Evertonians prefer to know it as the Merseyside Derby.