The Top TEN ‘Greatest Premier League Openers’
With just a day to go until the Premier League begins, fans of the respective 20 clubs are all holding their breath. The opening day of the season is never a certain indicator of what is to come in the coming months, but no one likes to lose out on that first weekend. Victory can give the fans a massive boost and kick start a decent run through August that builds momentum for the games ahead.
There are a couple of games that stand out on this year’s fixture list, including newly promoted Southampton taking on Champions Manchester City in a tough opener for them, while Newcastle and Tottenham should also be a cracker. For the newly promoted sides, it’s important to show everyone that you’re up to the task of competing in the Premier League, while the sides chasing European football need to make sure they don’t lose early ground on their rivals. We welcome back Premiership football with open arms and to celebrate the first day of the season, we take a look back at some classic encounters that started the year with a bang.