EPL 2014 Schedule Announced: Manchester United Play Swansea in August 16 Opener

While United will hope to get their pride back, Chelsea face Burnley, Arsenal take on Crystal Palace, Liverpool play Southampton and defending champions Manchester City will fight Newcastle United on  the first official day of EPL 2014-15. 

updated: June 27, 2014 12:03 IST
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Dutch coach Louis van Gaal will lead Manchester United in the EPL 2014 season. He is seen here with Robin van Persie during Netherlands' FIFA World Cup match against Spain. (Image credit: AFP)

London: Louis van Gaal will get a taste of English Premier League action for the first time when he leads out Manchester United against Swansea at Old Trafford on August 16 - the opening day of the 2014/15 season.

The Premier League fixtures released on Wednesday ironically threw up the same opponents for United that David Moyes faced last August at the start of his ill-fated time in charge of the club.

This time, however, Dutchman van Gaal will have the added advantage of a home fixture to kick off with.

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